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Theater people are always pining and agonizing because they're afraid that they'll be forgotten. And in America they're quite right. They will be.
Agnes de Mille
You tend to be afraid when someone seems foreign to you. But if you aren't careful, that can lead to bigotry.
I'm afraid I am tidy, and I have to be because the office is open plan and my glass office door is literally always open.
When I go back to Texas, I travel the state, and I see people all the time who come up to me, men and women across Texas, and they grab me by the shoulder, and they're afraid. They say, 'Ted, you know, I just lost my health insurance. I got a child with diabetes. I'm scared. Please stop this from happening.'
I'm not afraid to have no make-up on and no hair. I just want to be stripped back.
I was afraid to watch 'Blade Runner' in the theater because I was afraid the movie would be better than what I myself had been able to imagine. In a way, I was right to be afraid, because even the first few minutes were better.
The success of my comedy has been not being afraid to touch on subject matters or issues that everyone else is politically scared of.
It is important to experiment and endlessly seek after creating the best possible flavors when preparing foods. That means not being afraid to experiment with various ingredients.
I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn't fall down.
When you call someone and ask them to do something they've never done before, in different mediums I think they would be inclined to pass because they're afraid of the risk. But the creative people who populate the theater world love the challenge of new things.
Neil Patrick Harris
If Scotland and America go to war, I'm afraid I've already sworn in.
The problem with people who are afraid of imagination, of fantasy, is that their world becomes so narrow that I don't see how they can imagine beyond what their senses can verify. We know from science that there are entire worlds that our senses can't verify.
When I was growing up, it was 'Communists'. Now it's 'Terrorists'. So you always have to have somebody to fight and be afraid of, so the war machine can build more bombs, guns, and bullets and everything.
As Americans, we're not sure we share values. We're sometimes even afraid to use the word 'values.' We talk about teaching ethics in schools - people say, 'What ethics? Whose ethics? Maybe we can't.' And they confuse that with teaching of religion.
My dad taught me never to be afraid of what's on the other side of the mountain.
Anyone who tells you they're not nervous playing on the CMAs stage, I'm afraid they're not telling you the whole story.
Be not afraid of being called un-fashionable.
When I was younger, I was almost too afraid to admit that I wanted to be an actor.
Like Rodgers and Hammerstein, I'm not afraid to deal with themes about the ups and downs of life, yet which are still entertaining, and you still feel these stories.
I play guitar quite a bit, because I'm always in search of something. I don't play to jam, but because I'm fishing. I'm looking for something, that I hope you can never find. If I do find it, I'm afraid I won't have a need to do this any more.
In Ethiopia... you might find a seven-year-old expected to take 15 goats out into the fields for the whole day with only a chapati to eat and his whistle. Why are we so afraid to give our children responsibilities like this?
You know what, I'm a big coward and I'm really afraid of live audiences.
I realized I really liked the screen. I knew it was a challenge, but I wasn't afraid of risk.
Scientists are very afraid of being proven wrong.
I ain't afraid to tell the world that it didn't take school stuff to help a fella play ball.
Shoeless Joe Jackson
John F. Kennedy
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