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Vanity can apply to both insecurity and egotism.
I think anybody with an insecurity, which is everyone, appreciates the fact that it's much easier to be a predator than it is to be prey.
James Van Der Beek
Creative people are very insecure people because they don't know whether people like them or are in awe of them. That insecurity always comes out. It makes them a better actor, I feel.
Vanity can apply to both insecurity and egotism. So I distance myself, because I feel everything.
It is when we all play safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity.
Bad directors will tell you they absolutely know how to do it, and how it has to happen; there's this insecurity that leads them to feeling like they have to control everything.
Each one of us requires the spur of insecurity to force us to do our best.
Harold W. Dodds
She's probably in denial that she's a great big ball of insecurity and I'm quite well aware that I am one.
Insecurity is just something that's there all the time. I've never been crippled by it.
Acting has given me a way to channel my angst. I feel like an overweight, pimply faced kid a lot of the time - and finding a way to access that insecurity, and put it toward something creative is incredibly rewarding. I feel very lucky.
In religion, there's a certain type of fear that if somebody believes differently from me, that it's a threat. Because I'm right, and there cannot be two ways that are right, so if I'm right, anything different than this must be wrong; and we attack those things and it's really due to insecurity, ego and fear.
With all singers, insecurity is your best security. That's why we're such loud people and why we walk all funny. You think, 'Are people interested?' But I think our band has something and they know we don't just put albums out. We do think about it.
The biggest insecurity I had was my singing. Even though I had sold 70 million records, there was this feeling like, I'm not good at this.
But the world is ever more interdependent. Stock markets and economies rise and fall together. Confidence is the key to prosperity. Insecurity spreads like contagion. So people crave stability and order.
My biggest insecurity is that my personality is too much, and as I get older, it's just getting bigger.
I do have, at different times, a certain kind of self-consciousness in the world, an insecurity.
My very addictive personality and all sorts of strongholds are a thing of the past for me. Yet at the root of every single one of those issues was insecurity, something I had battled since childhood.
When I'm on my own, I can be negative. I need my friends and family around to help pick me up if I've had a bad qualifying session. I think insecurity plagues a lot of sportspeople.
Most men have an insecurity of some sort. But we're brought up to believe that we can't show them.
I don't even really know what it is I do for a living - the level of insecurity is very, very high. You're making a lot of money, getting a lot of accolades and positive criticism for something where you don't even know what you're doing.
Each project, I suffer like I'm starting over again in life. There's a lot of healthy insecurity that fuels this stuff.
Insecurity and resignation mingle with the hope for a better order.
Insecurity, commonly regarded as a weakness in normal people, is the basic tool of the actor's trade.
National politics and elections are dominated by emotions, by lack of self-confidence, by fear of the other, by insecurity, by infection of the body politic by the virus of victimhood.
I have a strange combination of fearlessness and massive insecurity.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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