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Those children who are beaten will in turn give beatings, those who are intimidated will be intimidating, those who are humiliated will impose humiliation, and those whose souls are murdered will murder.
The purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure pure reasoning, and inhibit clarity. With a little practice, writing can be an intimidating and impenetrable fog!
Stage is much more intimidating than going before the cameras, because you can really screw up, and can't do a retake.
The art world can be very intimidating because it's just so vast. You talk to people who are really clued in to all the young artists and coming into it you're never going to be able to catch up immediately, even though there's pressure to.
The runway symbolizes something in society that's very intimidating to women.
I've done a lot of Super Bowls and appeared in a lot of big, big events and places and the Masters and what have you, but there was nothing as intimidating as speaking with Billy Graham.
A kiss with anyone, on or off camera, can be intimidating. I've been kissing for nearly two decades now, and I'm always convinced I'm not doing it right. Chemistry is so important in a great kiss. You can act your way through anything, but it's hard with a kiss.
I can be intimidating, but not within the confines of a film shoot.
Weight Watchers is not intimidating. It's not a diet. It's a lifestyle.
I don't ever wanna come across too intimidating, so as long as I look like you can come up and give me a hug, that's good.
What's interesting is a man with no facial hair is less intimidating than a man with facial hair, and a man who is bald is more intimidating than a man with hair.
I think wine is such a big universe that it's kind of like food - it's intimidating to a lot of people, myself included.
I think what I do differently from a lot of TV chefs is that I break down barriers and make fine food more accessible to the regular person, who might be intimidated. I try hard, particularly with wine, to make it not intimidating. It's sort of a teaching job.
If I went out in killer heels and full makeup, blow dry, the whole thing - anyone dressed up like that could be intimidating to men and women, really. It's so, look at me. Do you know what I mean? But I love women.
People only see gymnastics on TV and in the Olympics at such an extreme. So it can be intimidating.
So you don't have to take us too seriously; I mean, we're already intimidating enough on stage.
To be honest, I find going out pretty scary and intimidating. Got all those people checking you out, with only one purpose: hooking up. I'm quite the dork, I'd rather sit home and play Scrabble. But that doesn't get you a girl, does it?
My college, Fitzwilliam, was pretty good but unfashionable and I lived in digs so I was not part of the cloistered 'old college' environment, which frankly was a bit intimidating. But I worked hard and settled in by exploring politics and girls.
I think in the end, when you're famous, people like to narrow you down to a few personality traits. I think I've just become this ambitious, say-whatever's-on-her-mind, intimidating person. And that's part of my personality, but it's certainly not anywhere near the whole thing.
I'm just calm under fire. I'm not intimidating at all.
Keenen Ivory Wayans
The only thing more intimidating than a huge international film star is your mother-in-law.
So I still seized the power, but I felt that if I officially made myself the boss, in black and white, it would be too intimidating for the other producers and the other men who worked on the show. In other words, I had the power, but I gave them the title.
The whole concept of negotiating is intimidating to many people.
It's really intimidating to go on the beach in a bikini.
When people say I look intimidating, it's hard for me to relate to. I hear that a lot. I don't know why.
Dita Von Teese
I missed jazz, kind of. And by the time I came to it in life, it was too intimidating to enjoy thoroughly.
I knew that because of who I am, and the situation I'm in, that I'd attract more critics than your average person, and that was a little intimidating, but I wanted to get out there and pay my dues.
Lisa Marie Presley
My family were all into classical music, and I found that very intimidating.
The mandate you go with is intimidating and also is a source of respect that you gain, because you have come with this mandate from the United Nations.
Every time I try to set something in Chicago, I get intimidated by 'Augie March.' It's easy to set something in Indianapolis - we don't have 'Augie March' here. But I love writing about Chicago, and I love being there and imagining lives in Chicago. I hope to set something there in the future, but it's intimidating.
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