quote by Naomi Watts

It's always nerve-racking to take off your clothes on film. But doing it with a woman felt safer than with a man. You know you can say, 'Don't grab me there: That's where my cellulite is'!

— Naomi Watts

Most Powerful Nerve Racking quotations

Hypocrisy is the most difficult and nerve-racking vice that any man can pursue;

it needs an unceasing vigilance and a rare detachment of spirit. It cannot, like adultery or gluttony, be practiced at spare moments; it is a whole-time job.

Nerve racking quote Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
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Competition can be the most nerve-racking experience. Some people just thrive on it.

Nerve racking quote Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.

To organize work in such a manner that it becomes meaningless, boring, stultifying, or nerve-racking for the worker would be little short of criminal; it would indicate a greater concern with goods than with people, an evil lack of compassion and a soul-destroying degree of attachment to the most primitive side of this worldly existence.

I think the first couple of times you do make-out scenes, you psych yourself out and it's really nerve racking.

Actually, I think business women are better women at home, if you want to know the truth because you do understand what goes into a day's work out in the world, a very nerve-racking affair.

Nerve racking quote Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.

Three months later, on September 5, 2001, at a pro-am event preceding the Canadian Open at the Royal Montreal Golf Club, I was invited to play a round with Tiger Woods. Nothing in the game of politics had ever been as nerve-racking as that game of golf.

I made my career off posing in swimsuits and doing all the swimsuit issues and posters, but I will tell you that that little bit of material on an itsy-bitsy bikini - taking that off was very nerve-racking the first time.

It's a surreal experience. During the first show, I was like, "Wow, I'm onstage with Ms. Tyson!" Everybody has been amazing, and the energy is really beautiful. I'm replacing my friend Condola, so everyone making sure that I'm OK has turned what could've been a very scary, nerve-racking and lonely experience into a supportive environment.

My very first audition was on the lot of Paramount, and I was put on tape and it was very nerve-racking. I think it was about 15 pages.

It's definitely nerve-racking to be the center of attention.

I'm not the kind of an actor that just craves attention 24-7 - but it's part of the deal. You're the leader on the set.

I don't love performing, because it's nerve-racking and it's time - consuming to rehearse a whole set - and my time can often be better served writing music and just making it and putting it out.

I always feel vulnerable talking about the poetry aspect of my career because it's little diary entries that I need to sometimes close read, and to reveal that much, it's a bit nerve-racking.

Flying while Muslim is nerve-racking in itself.

Every time I prepare to fly, I have to make sure the anxiety I feel from all the stares I get from the moment I walk into the airport doesn't show on my face. This is what every woman in a hijab or bearded Muslim man experiences. But we are not alone: Sikh men who wear a turban experience the same anxiety because they encounter Islamophobia by dint of being perceived as Muslim.

I usually have a drink before a carpet because I find them really nerve-racking.

Usually a tequila. An upper!

I'm used to being in front of camera and knowing what to think.

But if you're asking me to be me, I get very self-conscious. My job isn't to be me. Being an actor, people think you can do a eulogy at a funeral, a speech at a wedding. I find all that very nerve-racking.

Presenting the Oscars was the most nerve-racking job I have ever done in show business. It's very much a live show: they have comedy writers waiting in the wings, and as you come off between presentations, they hand you an appropriate gag to tell.

It's not bad to stand in front of 20,000 people and sing.

It's nerve-racking, a huge adrenaline rush, but it's also very exciting, and not many people get to experience that. It's pretty special.

There are a lot of signs. One of the things that makes me most nervous is the disappearance of the frogs. They're going downhill all over the planet. Frogs are susceptible to all kinds of problems, because they require water to breed and their skin is very porous. Their condition is nerve racking.

I play characters who are comfortable naked, but that's something you work up to. I did a play off-Broadway in New York when I was in college. It was full-frontal nudity. It's nerve-racking.

Changes in my personal life are nerve-racking for me.

It's difficult because nothing's preordained by plan and you can't control it.

That's one of those joys and thrills and nerve-racking realities of being an actor. A lot has to do with luck, no matter what your talent or contribution can be.

Sex is the ... tremulous and bewildering and nerve-racking and delicious and myriad-adjectived soul-condition ... generally known as love. Ninety-nine point nine repeater percent of the world's literature has been devoted to its analysis. It's therefore of some importance.

I definitely feel much more comfortable in front of the cameras after 'The Hills.' Before, it was much more nerve-racking.

A 3-foot putt can be more nerve-racking than a 9-foot putt because a 3-foot putt you should be getting in. A 9-footer, there's a chance it won't go in.

I find acting slightly nerve racking, but I like the challenge.

The red-carpet spotlight is a little bit more nerve-racking when you haven't been doing it all the time.