75 Uptight Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Uptight Quotes (Best in 2024)

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For me, making the show work was getting belly laughs - like most variety artists. But the straight actor believes you fix your performance in rehearsal and that's it. — Ron Moody

I'm too short to host a late-night talk show. It's like the bar at an amusement-park ride. You have to be six foot two or over. — Jon Stewart

In high school, I taught dance classes for 3-year-olds up to 16-year-olds, so between that and some bat mitzvah money, I saved up a pretty good nest egg to move to L.A. — Dianna Agron

I can't hang out as loose as I used to, but I can still go down Jefferson Avenue and look in the faces of winos, pimps and junkies, all the things I'm made of. — Rick James

Men come together in cities in order to live: they remain together in order to live the good life — Aristotle

My style is not that big. I wear heels, tight pants, and I wear diamonds. — Donatella Versace

Back in the day, a pair of tight jeans was enough to earn a girl a bad reputation. Now slutty has gone Main Street. — Linda Chavez

Don't kid yourself; the guy who's onstage in ripped-up jeans is wearing as much a costume as I am. — Paul Stanley

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. — Gucci Mane

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I'm a part of the no-tight-jeans coalition. — Ludacris

Short Uptight Quotes

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  • Tommie Aaron taught me how to have a good attitude, to be easy going and not get uptight. — Dale Murphy
  • Sell the public flowers... things that they can hang on their walls without being uptight. — Robert Mapplethorpe
  • I like someone who doesn't take life too seriously. I hate people who are a bit uptight. — Louis Tomlinson
  • To make a squirrel look less uptight, put tiny sunglasses on it. — Demetri Martin
  • Life is for living, not living uptight, see ya somewhere up in the sky. — Jay-Z
  • Stockholm is very, like, posh and uptight, and everything should be so luxurious and refurbished. — Karin Dreijer Andersson
  • Christians and non-Christians have something in common. Were both uptight about evangelism. — Rebecca Pippert
  • God, teach me to be patient, teach me to go slow — Helen Steiner Rice
  • Everybody in the states is so relaxed, and everybody in Japan is so uptight. — Ichiro Suzuki
  • People who are too uptight make me nervous. — Victoria Chang

Uptight Image Quotes

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Being Soft And Strong Quotes

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My feet will tread soft as a deer in the forest. My mind will be clear as water from the sacred well. My heart will be strong as a great oak. My spirit will spread an eagle's wings, and fly forth. — Juliet Marillier

Men should be like Kleenex, soft, strong and disposable. — Cher

We are to be strong in faith, and soft in love. — John Stott

I think there's a whole bunch of things that go along with being a girl. You're not supposed to have opinions or be tough or strong. You're supposed to be soft and vulnerable, and I find those qualities important in both men and women. — Ellen DeGeneres

There's something about Southern women that is so unique yet so universal. Strong southern women are allowed to be soft and feminine and have a sense of humor. But what I love about Southern women in particular is their universality. — Connie Britton

Being both soft and strong is a combination very few have mastered. — Yasmin Mogahed

While the President leads his potential adversaries in almost every state, his support is soft. He is seen as honest, sincere, just, and friendly but gets mediocre or relatively poor ratings being competent strong, intelligent, and a forceful leader. — Robert Teeter

Parents walk a fine line between discipline and grace - values have to hold even when circumstances change or call for compromise or compassion. It's the ultimate challenge to be both firm and fluid, soft and strong, yielding yet rock solid. — Kristin Armstrong

Healthy is being physically strong, mentally calm and steady and emotionally soft — Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Women somehow get portrayed as one type. You're either a feminist or you're not. You're a working woman or you're not. I'm raising two girls, and I say to them, 'I need you to be strong and soft. You can be smart and beautiful... You can be all of these things.' — Maria Shriver

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More Uptight Quotes

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I think that I was being much more uptight about those things before. I feel like I really don't have to prove anything at this point other than what I'm doing. — Diana Krall

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. — David D. Burns

The three-thousand hitting thing was the first time I let individual pressure get to me. I was uptight about it. When I saw the hit going through, I had a sigh of relief more than anything. — Carl Yastrzemski

I don't advise a haircut, man. All hairdressers are in the employment of the government. Hairs are your aerials. They pick up signals from the cosmos, and transmit them directly into the brain. This is the reason bald-headed men are uptight. — Bruce Robinson

I never joined the army because at ease was never that easy to me. Seemed rather uptight still. I don't relax by parting my legs slightly and putting my hands behind my back. That does not equal ease. At ease was not being in the military. I am at ease, bro, because I am not in the military. — Mitch Hedberg

It sounds funny, but my biggest fear is that I'm not perfect. I'm a perfectionist, and I get upset when things go wrong or when I don't do well. I used to be very uptight, but I've learned to loosen up. — Nick Jonas

I have always had severe problems with Austrians. ... Musical, churchy, uptight... nice legs... hypocritical... authoritarian... always insist their dustbins are very clean. — Peter Greenaway

Contrary to the royal and uptight image of polo, I want to bring it to a younger generation. This is a great sport that can have a larger audience and appeal to more people. Sportsmanship is lacking in many other sports that I don't want to name. — Randeep Hooda

You can't put down anybody. You can just try and understand. The emphasis shouldn't be on revolution, it should be on communication. Because it's just going to get more uptight. The more the revolution goes on, and there will be a civil war sooner or later. — David Bowie

I can zero in on a vision of where I want to be in the future. I can see it so clearly in front of me, when I daydream, it's almost a reality. Then I get this easy feeling, and I don't have to be uptight to get there because I already feel like I'm there, that it's just a matter of time. — Arnold Schwarzenegger

Don't let the sun go down without saying thank you to someone, and without admitting to yourself that absolutely no one gets this far alone. — Stephen King

I am very lustful. I am in this fortunate or unfortunate position being bisexual in that I have twice as many people to lust over. So i can get hard on tour. I dont think lust is a sin - People should have sex as much and in as many situations as possible. Then theyd be less uptight. — Brian Molko

Choose your tools carefully, but not so carefully that you get uptight or spend more time at the stationery store than at your writing table. — Natalie Goldberg

I've noticed the people most uptight about smokers and drinkers don't really have a problem with gluttony and gossip. — Tim Hawkins

...when you let go of your expectations, when you accept life as it is, you're free.To hold on is to be serious and uptight. To let go is to lighten up. — Richard Carlson


I think that if you have to work very hard at dressing up and it makes you nervous or uptight, then you won't look very well because you won't be comfortable. I think it's much better to be comfortable and happy than well dressed, don't you? — Iris Apfel

I separate cartooning, which is fun and wacky and soulful, from illustration, which is very well-drawn and extremely uptight to look at. There's a difference. I'm a cartoonist. — Ralph Bakshi

Why be uptight about bowel movements and sex? We all have sex. We all have penises -- except for those of us who have vaginas. — Howard Stern

I think dressing up or down should be a creative experience. Exciting. Fun. For me the key to personal style lies in accessories. I love objects from different worlds, different eras, combined my way. Never uptight, achieving - hopefully - a kind of throwaway chic — Iris Apfel

Laughing at fear is one of the best things you can do. When you are afraid, instead of just plunging into panic, laugh. The fear gets really uptight and leaves. — Frederick Lenz

I'm more contented and at peace with myself now than I was as a box-office queen. I'm less uptight. I've even reached a stage where it doesn't shatter me if somebody prints something bad about me. — Sayings

I was a Christian. I didn't want to have sex before marriage, I was a bit uptight and not very self-confident. I was a virgin until I was 26. — Jimmy Carr

In my experience I haven't met too many uptight black people. I'm sure they're out there. Like I'm some big authority and I've lived in the inner city and ghetto. — Paul Reubens

I'll definitely pay attention to someone who is critiquing the artwork. But as far as someone not thinking street harassment is a big deal or that I'm being uptight? I don't think that's a valid critique. — Tatyana Fazlalizadeh

We're going through this super-uptight era, which I think comes entirely from literacy, actually. It's the result of machines that were designed as word processors being used for making music. — Brian Eno

It`s great to be able to drive around and spy on people, which I do when I'm writing. People tell me the most personal things about their lives for no reason - on airplanes, everywhere I go. People just blurt out secrets. I'm not sure why. I think that they see in my films that nothing will make me uptight. I'm not going to judge them. — John Waters

Basil Fawlty was an easy character for me. For some reason, portraying a mean, uptight, incompetent bully comes naturally to me. — John Cleese

My general take on American music since 1969 is that it's just getting stiffer and people are getting more uptight - audience, performance, and palace guard. — Iggy Pop

It just so happens that people aren't doing comedy about abortion or cannibalism or waterboarding. And that to me doesn't necessarily mean that there aren't aspects of those subjects that are funny, it just means that people are too uptight. — Rob McElhenney

I think that I was being much more uptight about those things before. I feel like I really don't have to prove anything at this point other than what I'm doing. — Lil Wayne

The problem is that we live in an uptight country. Why don't we just laugh at ourselves? We are funny. Gays are funny. Straights are funny. Women are funny. Men are funny. We are all funny, and we all do funny things. Let's laugh about it. — Bob Newhart

One of the things that comedy has given me over the years is a really good ability to laugh at myself and to not take things that don't matter too much too seriously. I feel that very little offends me anymore and I'm really grateful for that because I think I was a pretty uptight little kid. — Anna Faris

I graduated from high school in '62 and I didn't know any people who were gay. I'm sure there were people, but I didn't know any. For years and years, I guess, I was very uptight about being a gay actor. I thought it would make me less hirable. — John Glover

It takes all kinds to make the world go 'round. If everyone was straight-laced and uptight, it would sure be a drag. We need a little tug of war in society. — Nikki Sixx

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