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It's a matter of the heart... I take teaching at Harvard very seriously and supervision of my students very seriously. Harvard should have a bona fide commitment to me.
I took some voice lessons here and there as a teenager but nothing too serious. I started taking it more seriously when I was in Miss Saigon. I needed to improve my technique in order to survive doing that show as many time a week as I was doing it. It's not an easy show to sing, so I needed all the help I could get.
Here's my goal: I want to make a seriously dark show, and not on a network that has ever done that.
The modern model of misogyny has to do with marginalizing people who are sexual and thinking of them as dumb, or not serious, or not cool or tweedy enough to take seriously, for fear of seeming like one of the guys from 'Jersey Shore.' The sex is so much more present in sexism than, I think, ever before.
You know, public service is serious enough on its own, and what I've found is if you take yourself take yourself too seriously in this business, you'll lose sight of what it is that you're trying to get done. So I mean I've tried to have the proper mix of being a serious public servant, but also still being a regular guy.
For some reason I seem to be a massive hit with middle-aged women. I seriously don't know what it is.
When I was around eleven or twelve, my board got hung up on the top of a bowl, and I got a concussion, and I knocked my teeth out. That was the first time that I got seriously injured, and I was taken to the hospital in an ambulance, and my parents briefly doubted.
I seriously love to cook... My grandmother was an amazing cook. As a kid I used to help her make handmade pasta, Cavatelli and Ravioli. It was one of my favorite things to do. I love the idea of making whatever is in the fridge into something.
I have never been shy about listening to the input of others and weighing it seriously.
I am paid a good amount of money to not blink for 12 hours. It's fun, but I don't take it very seriously.
I don't think you can lightly paint a picture. It's an activity I take very seriously.
Seriously, I like to wear hats so I don't get super tan. You have to protect the face.
When I decided to take writing seriously, I did a lot of reading and analyzing of the books I liked, and came up with what I thought were pretty sound plotting and structure basics.
I haven't met too many people that don't intend to have a fulfilling life. High-achievers, however, end up allocating their resources in a way that seriously undermines their intended strategy.
Clayton M. Christensen
I'm the only pro-life woman in the Senate. I take this issue very seriously. I'm the mother of two children.
People sometimes mistake being serious with being taken seriously.
Although a madman, Norton wrote letters to Abraham Lincoln and Queen Victoria which they took seriously.
Bands from Akron have a sense of humor and don't tend to take themselves too seriously.
Writers who are activists are very rarely taken seriously as artists.
You mustn't take any award so seriously.
In regards to being a fashion aficionado, there's a certain amount of taking yourself seriously in the professional world. The self-effacing person can't completely go down the serious road. But I design, and love when things are beautiful.
I've always done method acting. I'm a method actor, and I've done that for years. I never did acting and decided to take it seriously because all the parts people want me to do were playing the pretty role. If I want to play someone pretty, I'll play myself.
With regard to what is designed really well, I think people are the best-designed objects in the world. Seriously.
Stage fright is not a thing about 'Am I any good?' It's about 'Am I gonna be good tonight?' It's a right-now thing. It helps me. If I went out there thinkin', 'Eh, we'll go slaughter 'em,' I'm positive something would go seriously wrong.
Major League Baseball is a national institution and we take our responsibilities seriously when it comes to how the game affects the lives of American youth.
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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