quote by Jane Heard

A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.

— Jane Heard

Belligerent Nervousness quotations

If you're not nervous then you're not paying attention.


A fighter, a real strong fighter should always look dignified and calm and I believe that any expression of aggression is an expression of weakness. A strong person will not be nervous and will not express aggression towards his opponent. He will be confident in his abilities and his training, then he will face the fight calm and balanced.

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As nervous as I am to pick up a water bottle, that's how nervous I am to perform. My confidence is very high. I really enjoy going up, I feel like it's my birthday everyday that I have to go up there.

When we talk mathematics, we may be discussing a secondary language built on the primary language of the nervous system.

I wasn't this nervous playing golf when I was drinking.

It's the first tournament I've won on the PGA Tour in a sober manner, so it's a great feeling knowing I can do it sober. I don't think two years ago I could have pulled this off.


Before I die, I want to be somebody’s favorite hiding place, the place they can put everything they know they need to survive, every secret, every solitude, every nervous prayer, and be absolutely certain I will keep it safe. I will keep it safe.

It's instinctive in a certain kind of painting.

..It's like a nervous system. It's not described, it's happening. The feeling is going on with the task. The line is the feeling, from a soft thing, a dreamy thing, to something hard, something arid, something lonely, something ending, something beginning.

When an archer shoots for enjoyment, he has all his skill;

when he shoots for a brass buckle, he gets nervous; when he shoots for a prize of gold, he begins to see two targets.

For me there is something primitively soothing about this music, and it went straight to my nervous system, making me feel ten feet tall.

I didn’t want a completely passive viewer.

Art means too much to me. To be able to articulate something visually is really an important thing. I wanted to make work where the viewer wouldn’t walk away; he would giggle nervously, get pulled into history, into fiction, into something totally demeaning and possibly very beautiful


Once asked what action he would recommend if a person were to feel a nervous breakdown coming on: Lock up your house, go across the railroad tracks, and find someone in need and do something for him.

The computer is the most extraordinary of man's technological clothing;

it's an extension of our central nervous system. Beside it, the wheel is a mere hula-hoop.

The merry-go-round was running, yes, but.

.. It was running backward. The small calliope inside the carousel machinery rattle-snapped its nervous-stallion shivering drums, clashed its harvest-moon cymbals, toothed its castanets, and throatily choked and sobbed its reeds, whistles, and baroque flutes.

Advertising is poison gas. It should bring tears to your eyes, unhinge your nervous system and knock you out.

Look to the nervous system as the key to maximum health.


Practically everybody knows what its like to feel anxious, worried, nervous, afraid, uptight, or panicky. Often, anxiety is just a nuisance, but sometimes it can cripple you and prevent you from doing what you really want with your life. But I have some great news for you: You can change the way you feel.

I've never been afraid of big moments.

I get butterflies.. I get nervous and anxious, but I think those are all good signs that I'm ready for the moment.

Kids who go to normal school are so teenagery, so angsty.

I think animal testing is a terrible idea; they get all nervous and give the wrong answers.

Family dinners are more often than not an ordeal of nervous indigestion, preceded by hidden resentment and ennui and accompanied by psychosomatic jitters.


The intellectual is a middle-class product;

if he is not born into the class he must soon insert himself into it, in order to exist. He is the fine nervous flower of the bourgeoisie.

The juvenile sea squirt wanders through the sea searching for a suitable rock or hunk of coral to cling to and make its home for life. For this task, it has a rudimentary nervous system. When it finds its spot and takes root, it doesn't need its brain anymore so it eats it!

I have to learn from Sehwag how to play in the nervous 90's

A strong person will not be nervous and not express aggression towards his opponent... he will face the fight calm and balanced.

When I got to match point in the final I was afraid I'd be a little nervous, but I just said, You have to stay focused, just think about what you have to do.


It's unnatural for people to run around the city streets unless they are thieves or victims. It makes people nervous to see someone running. I know that when I see someone running on my street, my instincts tell me to let the dog go after him.

In most modern instances, interpretation amounts to the philistine refusal to leave the work of art alone. Real art has the capacity to make us nervous. By reducing the work of art to its content and then interpreting that, one tames the work of art. Interpretation makes art manageable, conformable.

I hadn't worked for a year when I had my Prison Break audition and it was the easiest audition I've ever had. I got the script on Friday, went to the audition on Monday and got the part on Tuesday. I was shooting the pilot a week later. I didn't have time to be nervous - it happened so quickly.

There is no fixed physical reality, no single perception of the world, just numerous ways of interpreting world views as dictated by one's nervous system and the specific environment of our planetary existence.

I don't get the jitters and I don't get nervous, because I build that comfort on set for myself. Sometimes if I'm gonna do something really crazy, it helps me to yell or look like an idiot on set, so that when I'm about to do a scene, I've already embarrassed myself. I find ways to work around getting the jitters.


It's about businesses nervous about taking on school leavers because of a mass of red tape. It's about health and safety regulations and green fines.

Our errors are surely not such awfully solemn things.

In a world where we are so certain to incur them in spite of all our caution, a certain lightness of heart seems healthier than this excessive nervousness on their behalf.

Are you asking me to undress, Tris?' A nervous laugh gurgles from my throat. 'Only ... partially

Well, a lot of people within government and big business are nervous of Hip Hop and Hip Hop artists, because they speak their minds. They talk about what they see and what they feel and what they know. They reflect what's around them.