quote by Mary Lou Retton

If I had a bad performance in a particular leotard, I threw it in the trash.

— Mary Lou Retton

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Bad performance quote One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.

One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.

No matter how tough, no matter what kind of outside pressure, no matter how many bad breaks along the way, I must keep my sights on the final goal, to win, win, win-and with more love and passion than the world has ever witnessed in any performance.

I wanted so badly to have a backup plan for when I'm not performing anymore.

Let's be realistic: it's not going to be like this forever.

Bad performance quote If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is

If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from.

There is no recipe for good layout, what must be maintained is a feeling of change and contrast. A layout man should be simple with good photographs. He should perform acrobatics when the pictures are bad.

People doing rote assembly-line movements, or someone tossing dough over and over in a pizza parlour is boring. It’s boring to watch and boring to perform. But if you’re a bad pizza thrower who drops the dough or watches it stick to the ceiling, then we know something more about your character.

Great ambition is the passion of a great character.

Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.

Bad performance quote Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good

Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.

You can eliminate depression without making someone happy.

You can cure anxiety without teaching someone optimism. You can return someone to work without improving their job performance. If all you strive for is diminishing the bad, you'll only attain the average and you'll miss out entirely on the opportunity to exceed the average.

Our best performances are so stained with sin, that it is hard to know whether they are good works or bad works.

I do my job, and I do what I’m paid to do and I’m always prepared.

I prepare by learning the text so well that when I show up, I’m relaxed and the performance sort of happens. Now whether that’s good or bad, I don’t know... Whatever I say is going to sound very egocentric and self centered anyway so I’d better shut up.

Bad performance quote Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experie

Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.

Hint: money flows into most funds after good performance, and goes out when bad performance follows.

Sometimes when I see a bad performance and people still clap.

.. I wonder if they're clapping because they liked what they saw or because they're happy it's over?

Fixable but unfixed bad performance is bad character and tends to create more of itself, causing more damage to the excuse giver with each tolerated instance.

Bad performance quote There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealous

There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.

When you speak, speak the truth; perform when you promise; discharge your trust... Withhold your hands from striking, and from taking that which is unlawful and bad.

On a good night, I'm just into the flow and seeing the pictures and words in my mind clearly before I say them. On a bad night, which to be honest are nowhere near as bad as when I was starting out, I just concentrate on performing the routines correctly. I focus on my delivery.

I made my performance debut in New York City downtown on the Lower East Side in college doing awkward performance art as a go-go dancer at Lady Starlight's Party. And I never thought that my love for mediocre performance art and bad mime would ever come to use in my career as an actor. But my fantasies came true and I got to play Maureen in Rent.

Bad performance quote If you love deeply, you're going to get hurt badly. But it's still worth it.

If you love deeply, you're going to get hurt badly. But it's still worth it.

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The cost of performing well in bad times can be relative underperformance in good times.

The key factor separating geniuses from the merely accomplished is not a divine spark. It's not I.Q., a generally bad predictor of success, even in realms like chess. Instead, it's deliberate practice. Top performers spend more hours (many more hours) rigorously practicing their craft.

Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue;

it is built upon shame, a passion in our nature, and may be either good or bad according to the actions performed from that motive.

Bad performance quote If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.

If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.

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I don't want to be an exception, because I was very outspoken about Performance Enhancing Drugs. It would be bad for my reputation if I would have an exemption [for doping test] - I don't want to have a free pass, I want to be like everybody else.

Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue;

it is built upon shame, a passion in our nature, and may be either good or bad according to the actions performed from that motive.

I know I'm never as good or bad as one single performance.

I've never believed in my critics or my worshippers, and I've always been able to leave the game at the arena.

Bad performance quote You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren

You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren't paying attention to.

In a play, you can adjust your performance to audience reaction, but in a film it's like you're trapped in a bad dream watching yourself act and you're in the audience

When you write the script, you're home in a room by yourself, and you're writing, and there's no connection with the real performing world. So you get a lot of things wrong and make a lot of mistakes and make a lot of bad choices.

He shouldn't have resigned over that game.

It was not a bad performance; in fact it was quite a good one for England. I would not have resigned under those circumstances.

Bad performance quote You have to fight through the bad days in order to earn the best days.

You have to fight through the bad days in order to earn the best days.

Every time I've had a bad performance at an event, I've come back more determined and focused.

I'm going with Charlotte Rampling. In 45 Years [movie], you start out feeling so bad for her, and then it kind of shifts. I don't know how long you have to act to be able to say everything when you say nothing. The acting feels so real. It's not a fluke that a movie that probably no one's heard of, an actress performance comes out of it.

Taping yourself and making yourself listen to the tape of each performance no matter how bad is really important. There's always a nugget line or a direction pointed out to you in even the worst show.

Bad performance quote Discipline your mind to see the good in every situation and look on the best sid

Discipline your mind to see the good in every situation and look on the best side of every event.

Any kind of music can be written badly and it can be written wonderfully.

I admire a top performer in any field.

With a live performance, you feel nervous because there's a sense it could do well or badly based on how well you are performing, whereas the only variable with a film premiere is technical, which invariably you have very little control over, whether the sound is good, whether the acoustics of the room are good.

The greatest miracle that the Almighty could perform would be to make a bad man happy, even in heaven; he must unparadise that blessed place to accomplish it. In its primary signification, all vice--that is, all excess--brings its own punishment even here.

Bad performance quote Don't let a bad day make you feel like you have a bad life.

Don't let a bad day make you feel like you have a bad life.

When you are new to the business, you think if you give a really bad performance, that's one they will print. You will be judged. You just have to be brave.

At first a golfer excuses a dismal performance by claiming bad lies.

With experience, he covers up with better ones.

I'm not in a situation where you get a thousand scripts.

You want to make a living, you want to put your kids through school. I'd rather do three bad films that pay well than do one good film every three years that doesn't pay well. ... To me, if you can get a steady check in this business, you're doing okay.

Bad acting comes in many bags, various odors.

It can be performed by cardboard refugees from an Ed Wood movie, reciting their dialogue off an eye chart, or by hopped-up pros looking to punch a hole through the fourth wall from pure ballistic force of personality, like Joe Pesci in a bad mood. I can respect bad acting that owns its own style.

Great ambition is the passion of a great character.

Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principals which direct them.

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