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It's the only time that I'm ever nervous on stage, is when we're doing live TV. Especially an awards show, because I know you can't fix it.
Tardiness in literature can make me nervous.
I was certainly open for something being on the edge of a nervous breakdown, perplexed by my own sexuality. I was gay.
The most interesting guy I've ever played with was King Hassan of Morocco. I went over there on a trip in the early 1970s, and the King and I played five holes. I've never been that nervous in my life.
With a suit, even if you're having a nervous breakdown, you still look like you're in charge.
I was shy. I was painfully shy, until fifth grade when I transferred to another school and befriended the class clown. And one day he was sick and I kinda stepped in for the class clown and I said, 'Wow, this is exciting, I'm a little bit nervous.'
And I also am very nervous about implants. You know, I'm just nervous about all that. So I could still do it. I could think about it. But I needed to adapt to myself.
You see, with me, when I'm nervous, I smile and laugh.
It's my first presenting role so I'll be nervous, but it's going to be great fun. I can't wait to sample the food and meet the celebrities. Hopefully I can inject some of my own glamour.
What makes us a bit nervous is, in this instant age, to release something that might take more than one listen. Where everything is instantly judged on YouTube or something! It's a bit like releasing a horse and cart on a racetrack.
Just me onstage with a mike having an intimate relationship with the audience. I don't get nervous for that. I just get excited.
Being steeped in the process of learning and exploring keeps me from becoming too nervous. Partly it's about not getting bored.
The first thing you should know about me is when I was three years old my mother left me and my father. And that was traumatic obviously for my father - he suffered a nervous breakdown at that time in his life.
I auditioned for Robert Redford once and I was so starstruck I couldn't even speak. I had a mic wire at a screen test clipped to me and then I got kind of nervous and I paced in a circle and then took a step and tripped and fell on my face. You just have to forgive yourself and keep going on.
I'm definitely nervous and excited. I feel like I've been playing off-Broadway, not to say that Boston doesn't have a great theatre district or great theatre, but it's not going to Broadway; it's just a different city.
People keep asking how anthropology is different from sociology, and everybody gets nervous.
I was a tiger, a good fighter, in good shape, but I was always nervous before boxing matches.
I'd say three years ago we played in my hometown of San Antonio for 55,000 people at the Alamodome and walking out there with a crowd like that is just, you're excited, you're scared. There are just so many emotions going on. I still get nervous for things like that until after I sing about the first one or two songs, then I settle down.
I think any man would be nervous if his liberty is at stake.
I like ties but I prefer not to wear one when I'm nervous.
I get nervous when I don't get nervous. If I'm nervous I know I'm going to have a good show.
I think it's healthy for a person to be nervous. It means you care - that you work hard and want to give a great performance. You just have to channel that nervous energy into the show.
We've never played at this place before. This place is big, and I'm kinda nervous, so we're going to make it feel small by pretending we're in a... bedroom. We'll hang off the edge of the bed, take off our shoes and get naked!
I like to smile. I smile even when I'm nervous since it calms me down and shows my friendliness.
I've never felt nervous in front of big crowds and in big stadiums.
For the parents of a Little Leaguer, a baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown into innings.
I wasn't as nervous as I thought I would be when I started.
Well, for the My Generation album, there was nothing to be nervous about in them days. We used to take every day as it came. Every day was just a gig and I think we did the recording between gigs literally.
I'm an incurable optimist and a go-getter - it's in my nature to focus much more on what makes me happy than what makes me nervous.
If a terrorist group wanted to hit Britain, all they'd have to do is kill 100 random celebrities. The country would have a nervous breakown.
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