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I'm very nervous about taking jobs. I always make sure that, if I'm going to work with somebody, that they really understand what it is that I want to do. I'd rather not take the job than be vague about how I'm going to do something and run into trouble later on. It's a hard thing to negotiate.
As soon as you see 'Dame' in front of someone's name, you get nervous, but Dame Maggie Smith is the most wonderfully gentle woman I have ever met. She never had a bad word to say.
Because I've always been a fairly nervous person.
I'm always shook up and nervous and I've got the hospital record to prove it.
Now I'm instantly nervous about the demands of doing a weekly column.
I was certainly open for something being on the edge of a nervous breakdown, perplexed by my own sexuality. I was gay.
I started on the downers which were a hell of a lot better than the uppers because I was a nervous wreck.
I'm kind of a sloppy feminist. Any ideology makes me a little nervous because there's some point where it doesn't allow for the complexity of things.
I can't say I don't get nervous, but I really kind of enjoy performing now.
Anytime someone talks about your figure constantly, you get nervous; you get really self-conscious.
I stopped getting nervous a long time ago, so any time I do get nervous, which is rare - about work, anyway - I always take that as a really good sign.
Being steeped in the process of learning and exploring keeps me from becoming too nervous. Partly it's about not getting bored.
My first show was in front of 30,000 people with will.i.am, and I wasn't even that nervous.
People still make me nervous, but gradually over the years I've developed kind of like a public personality, so I can talk. I have my spiel, I have my stories.
I was always an exhibitionist. I liked it when everyone laughed. But I didn't do plays in high school. I was too nervous.
Marcia Gay Harden
What bothers me is our culture's obsession with nudity. It shouldn't be a big deal, but it is. I think this overemphasis with nudity makes actors nervous. There's the worry about seeing one's body dissected, misrepresented, played and replayed on the Internet.
Generally I find that kids ask better questions than you get with adults. Something that kids will do a lot is, they're so nervous, and they're not really paying attention, so they'll ask the same question someone just asked. And you're trying to be nice and not embarrass them any more than they are already.
No, because I was always nervous about being onstage.
The only thing I'm nervous about is talking to guests like human beings, because all of my interviews so far have been attacking people. I have a genuine concern about sitting across from an actor whose movies I obviously haven't seen.
The red carpet is really the only thing that makes me nervous.
There was an assistant professor I kind of had a crush on, but I was far too awkward and far too nervous to ever say anything.
I was so nervous to turn 40, but the last year and a half has been the most fun I have ever had.
Giada De Laurentiis
I'm a much more chill person now that I know who I am and know my own voice, so I don't really get nervous with live TV at all.
Be very nervous of the shaky hands.
I really don't get nervous when I perform -it's more of an exciting feeling than anything else. But put me in a classroom with kids my age and have me take a test and yeah, I'll be nervous!
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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