quote by David Letterman

Sometimes something worth doing is worth overdoing.

— David Letterman

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Overdoing quote Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.
Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.

I eat a little bit of everything and not a lot of anything.

Everything in moderation. I know that's really hard for people to understand, but I grew up in an Italian family where we didn't overdo anything. We ate pasta, yes, but not a lot of it.

Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.

Keep it simple. You don't want to overdo it with too much makeup or crazy, over-the-top hairstyles. Let your natural beauty show through.

Things in the ring are definitely bigger, so that you can see them.

But the movie world is completely different, and you have to hone things down because when that camera is so tight on you and so intimate and right up in your face, it's going to catch every little thing that you give it, and it's very easy to overdo it.

Anything in life worth doing is worth overdoing. Moderation is for cowards.

Variety is what I would recommend: As variety is the spice of life in food, so it is in exercise. Change it up. But most of all, don't overdo it.

As boys without bonds to their fathers grow older and more desperate about their masculinity, they are in danger of forming gangs in which they strut their masculinity for one another, often overdo it, and sometimes turn to displays of fierce, macho bravado and even violence.

If something is worth doing, it's worth overdoing.

People always overdo the matter when they attempt deception.

Pretension almost always overdoes the original, and hence exposes itself.

The choice is between which mistake is easier to correct: underdoing it or overdoing it.

I ran three miles, staggered into the lobby, and took the elevator back to my apartment. No point to overdoing this exercise junk. --Stephanie Plum

To err is human, but when the eraser wears out ahead of the pencil, you're overdoing it.

Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Do not overdo it.

Don't overdo the booze especially while flying - just because it's there doesn't mean you need to drink it. Everything in moderation.

You know, being in a rock band, you can't overdo the costume changes too much because everyone thinks, oh, that's not a real rock band. Look how many times he changes costumes. That's not rock. Rock's about going on in a T-shirt and staying in it and getting it all dirty. But that's not really my approach.

No one connected intimately with a writer has any appreciation of his temperament, except to think him overdoing everything.

I think I have a tendency to overwork things.

I have a hard time finding that sweet spot that most actors seem to be able to hit where they're doing the exact right amount of work, not overthinking, not underdoing it. I seem to either overdo it or underdo it.

I cannot conceive of a politically feasible solution to this problem which will overdo cutting the deficit, where overdoing means harming the economy. It might be technically possible, but it is not realistic.

Neurotics are always looking for something new to overdo.

Take big bites. Anything worth doing is worth overdoing.

The only people who have control over their careers are the ones you see on the covers of magazines. Everyone else is just plodding along making a living. The key is not to live over your means and overdo it.

By providing cheap and wholesome reading for the young, we have partly succeeded in driving from the field that which was positively bad; yet nothing is easier than to overdo a reformation, and, through the characteristic indulgence of American parents, children are drugged with a literature whose chief merit is its harmlessness.

Earnestness is good; it means business. But fanaticism overdoes, and is consequently reactionary.

My motto in life is, 'If anything is worth doing, it's worth overdoing.'

Rule a kingdom as though you were cooking a small fish - don't overdo it.

Glen Campbell told me, 'Stay out of the way of a good song.

' I think it's true. If a song's good, don't overdo it.

I like to write with a lot of emotion and a lot of power.

Sometimes I overdo it; sometimes my prose is a little bit too purple, and I know that.

We killed 6 innocent people, launching 22, I think $3 million apiece missiles on Baghdad...that's a little bit overdoing it.

My tricks are, I get Botox in my forehead-I just have my doctor do a little shot there. if you overdo, it looks bad. I believe in just a little bit. It allows you to keep that mobility in your face. It's a great little secret.

The problem in our society and in our schools is to inclulcate, without overdoing it, the notion of education, as in the Latin educere--to lead, to bring out what is in someone rather than merely to indoctrinate him/her from the outside. (89)

When God created two sexes, he may have been overdoing it.

The public doesn't mind people living together without being married, providing they don't overdo it.

A bureaucracy is sure to think that its duty is to augment official power, official business, or official members, rather than to leave free the energies of mankind; it overdoes the quantity of government, as well as impairs its quality. The truth is, that a skilled bureaucracy is, though it boasts of an appearance of science, quite inconsistent with the true principles of the art of business.

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