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Death and genitals are things that frighten people, and when people are frightened, they develop means of concealment and aggression. It is common sense.
The memory management on the PowerPC can be used to frighten small children.
Assure a man that he has a soul and then frighten him with old wives' tales as to what is to become of him afterward, and you have hooked a fish, a mental slave.
If my accomplishments frighten someone, it's nothing to do with me - that's to do with them. But the men who are in my life see me as a person - as a woman - not as a character I've played.
I look for a sense of reality with everything I did. I didn't work in a studio, I didn't light anything. I found a way of working which pleased me because I didn't have to frighten people with heavy equipment. It was that little black box and me and £5 worth of film in my pocket or maybe it was only £2 in those days.
I was a guinea pig for some hoodlums who thought they could hurt me and frighten me and keep other Negro entertainers from the South.
Nat King Cole
You take all the things that frighten you, and when you can get them to work for you all of sudden people are calling you a success.
Computers rather frighten me, because I never did learn to type, so the whole thing seems extraordinarily complicated to me.
Death doesn't frighten me, it bothers me. It bothers me for example that someone can be there tomorrow but me I am no longer there. What bothers me is no longer being alive, not being dead.
I would love to be employed for the rest of my life... But what I would want to do is things that would frighten me, things that would scare me. I've never done that before; can I do that, can I show them that I can do it?
I believe you can frighten people without showing their heads caved-in.
I love being on stage. I'm completely, totally relaxed. It's the only time in my life when I know where I am and what's coming next. The other Robert Powell is probably fairly melancholic. Let's just say happiness isn't my default position. There are dark parts. I'm very good at it. I frighten people sometimes.
I never went into acting to be able to scare everybody. If I'd wanted to frighten people, I could have joined the C.I.A.
Only by a frank discussion of the very details of dying can we best deal with those aspects that frighten us the most. It is by knowing the truth... that we rid ourselves of that fear of the terra incognita of death.
Sherwin B. Nuland
Death's not one of those things that frighten the life out of me. Getting up on stage with the curtain going up frightens me more.
I was very concerned that President Bush is still trying to frighten or scare the American people with respect to the condition of the Social Security system.
You frighten a lot of scientists. If they say that climate is not changing, they lose their research grants. And some people cannot afford that; they become silent, or a few of us speak up, because we think that it's for the honesty of science, that we have to do it.
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