Quotes by nervous

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  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    The great majority of us are required to live a life of constant duplicity. Your health is bound to be affected if, day after day, you say the opposite of what you feel, if you grovel before what you dislike, and rejoice at what brings you nothing but misfortune. Our nervous system isn't just a fiction, it's a part of our physical body, and our soul exists in space, and is inside us, like the teeth in our mouth. It can't be forever violated with impunity.
  • Art Buchwald
    Art Buchwald
    American humorist 1925-2007
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    A bad liver is to a Frenchman what a nervous breakdown is to an American. Everyone has had one and everyone wants to talk about it.
  • Jean Cocteau
    Jean Cocteau
    French writer 1889-1963
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    A car can massage organs which no masseur can reach. It is the one remedy for the disorders of the great sympathetic nervous system.
  • Brendan I. Koerner
    Brendan I. Koerner
    American author 1974-
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    A surprising number of American skyjackers were not yet old enough to drink or sometimes even drive. These adolescents were generally inept at planning their crimes, and few of their capers met with any success; most seemed to end within moments of starting, usually after a fatherly pilot convinced the nervous teen to hand over his gun.
  • Alexander Hamilton
    Alexander Hamilton
    American statesman 1757-1804
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    A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.
  • Bryce Dallas Howard
    Bryce Dallas Howard
    American actress and filmmaker 1981-
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    Actors are always nervous about not only hurting each other, but maybe perhaps hitting each other's face and ending one's career.
  • Caroline Knapp
    Caroline Knapp
    American writer and columnist
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    Desires collide; the wish to eat bumping up against the wish to be thin, the desire to indulge conflicting with the injunction to restrain. Small wonder food makes a woman nervous.
  • Elizabeth Taylor
    Elizabeth Taylor
    British-American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian 1932-2011
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    Everything makes me nervous - except making films.
  • Carlos Alazraqui
    Carlos Alazraqui
    American stand-up comedian, actor and singer 1962-
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    For the third season, we do a sit around on one episode where we were in character and then we commented on one episode just being ourselves, so - not really. I was comfortable, though. I wasn't nervous.
  • Alfred Korzybski
    Alfred Korzybski
    Polish-American independent scholar 1879-1950
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    God may forgive your sins, but your nervous system won't.
  • Robert Wilson
    Robert Wilson
    American theater stage director and playwright 1941-
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    Hedonic Engineering - The human nervous system studying and improving itself: intelligence studying and improving intelligence. Why be depressed, dumb, and agitated when you can be happy, smart, and tranquil?
  • Bryan Greenberg
    Bryan Greenberg
    American actor and singer 1978-
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    I become a better actor after I step on a stage in front of, like, 500 people when it's just me, a microphone and my guitar. You don't get as nervous walking into a room in front of 3 or 4 people and to do a scene or to walk on a set. You gain confidence.
  • Adele
    Adele
    English singer-songwriter 1988-
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    I get so nervous on stage I can't help but talk. I try. I try telling my brain: stop sending words to the mouth. But I get nervous and turn into my grandma. Behind the eyes it's pure fear. I find it difficult to believe I'm going to be able to deliver.
  • Bill Medley
    Bill Medley
    American singer and songwriter 1940-
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    I'm kind of a nervous guy. I know on television I look like I'm half asleep, but inside I'm going about 100 miles an hour.
  • Ben Simmons
    Ben Simmons
    Australian basketball player 1996-
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    I'm kind of ready for anything. I don't really get nervous, and I'm not the type of person who gets worried about a game. I just play the game, and I enjoy it.
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