In this post, you will find great Frightened Quotes from famous people, such as Iain Banks, Charlie Wilson, Denise Mina, Wendell Pierce, Alfred Hitchcock. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
People are very frightened in publishing at the moment. Nobody knows what sells. More so now because the market‘s changing so fundamentally because of Kindle and electronic publishing. It’s a fundamental shift in the way stories are put out into the world.
I’d be more frightened by not using whatever abilities I’d been given. I’d be more frightened by procrastination and laziness.
I felt like I was the only person on the planet with this ‘thing called depression‘, and I remember being frightened. I was knocked out and dopey, and I cried all of the time.
We have to look at levels of migration. We are in a world that is quite chaotic. Some people are really frightened about it. Some people are quite despairing. They don’t believe our country is capable of providing a good quality of life. That feeds into why people voted Ukip and induces a culture of despair.
I’m not frightened of appearing vulnerable.
I had no idea who I was when I started. I was frightened to death and had no natural performing skills.
I think people are frightened by different things, so I don’t see myself as particularly courageous.
I tend to do things that I’m very frightened of. That’s what I do.
I hate horror movies. I get really scared, and I don’t want to be scared. I don’t know why, but I’m one of those people who gets frightened and can’t go to sleep.
Saudi Arabia is a frightened monarchy. It’s beset by Sunni extremists from the Islamic State and Shiite extremists backed by Iran.
I think that sometimes people are frightened to take the risk of entrepreneurship.
I like people that are not frightened to say what they think.
Being in the public eye makes you frightened to talk openly about things – which is precisely why you should. You can really make a difference and open up subjects that are taboo.
As long as enough people can be frightened, then all people can be ruled. That is how it works in a democratic system and mass fear becomes the ticket to destroy rights across the board.
I hate negativity. I hate people who say the phrase ‘I hate’. I really don’t like the word ‘hate.’ Dislike, frightened of, terrified of, or yukky – but not ‘hate.’
When I was young, I used to be very frightened of getting older and of death. Now, I’m more resigned to the inevitability.
Actors are frightened little children.
I’m not really frightened by experimenting – that’s the main thing. I really like mixing very old beautiful pieces that are from thrift shops or that have some historical value with quite new futuristic things.
But I’m more interested in why people are frightened by Jaws and why Jaws was such a hit than saying Spielberg‘s my main influence.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
We all have prejudices to dispel: the need to get away from thinking that ‘I’ am important and special and ‘you’ are not, and the frightened mindset that tells us that certain ‘others‘ are of no consequence.
If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man. All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened.
When I first started auditioning I would stutter a lot because I was so terribly frightened.
Frightened people want to protect themselves, sometimes without thinking about others. Often, they get angry and want to find someone to blame for catastrophe. Inevitably, they spread information without checking if it’s true.
I’m frightened of the dark.
If I’m going to be honest about it, I think men get to do this sort of thing all the time. You look at countless performances by great male actors who get to play the whole gamut of human emotions. Women aren’t regularly allowed to do that, and I don’t know why people are so frightened by it.
I don’t have it in my personality to be frightened of things.
When I was a child and they burned me out of my home, I was frightened and I ran away. Eventually I ran far away. It was to a place called France. Many of you have been there, and many have not. But I must tell you, ladies and gentlemen, in that country I never feared. It was like a fairyland place.
I’m not frightened of death.
I was timid and frightened as a child. Yours truly did not shin up mountains or do any other kind of adventurous stuff.
I don’t ‘support the troops‘ or any of those other hollow and hypocritical platitudes uttered by Republicans and frightened Democrats. Here’s what I do support: I support them coming home. I support them being treated well.
I always felt like my future was at stake every time I stepped on stage and that was kind of hair-raising. At some point I just went, don’t be frightened, you can’t do anything wrong, it’s your show.
Sometimes it’s said that psychiatrists are doctors who are frightened by the sight of blood. I might have fallen into that category.
Though politicians and media eminences are too frightened to say so, nonmarital births are problematic. On just about any measure of development you can think of, children who are born to unmarried women fare worse than the children of divorce and far worse than children raised in intact families.
I’m frightened of interviews.
When one is frightened of the truth then it is never the whole truth that one has an inkling of.
I used to be very frightened of failure.
Well, I need to be frightened on a regular basis.
Performers are so vulnerable. They’re frightened of humiliation, sure their work will be crap. I try to make an environment where it’s warm, where it’s OK to fail – a kind of home, I suppose.
I was frightened. I hadn’t really had any experience, and then all of a sudden I was thrown straight into doing interviews. Most people have build-up. I had none.
Most of the things I do are inspired by things that frightened me when I was young.
Just go for it. Don’t be afraid of trying new things. You have absolutely no idea what’s going to present itself to you. Don’t be frightened. Just buckle down and do whatever your heart desires.
When I speak out against the guns or against the big corporations, some of my friends say, ‘Oh Yoko, be careful. These people have all the power.’ But, you know, most people don’t speak out because they are frightened.
If I make a fool of myself, who cares? I’m not frightened by anyone‘s perception of me.
Neither let us be slandered from our duty by false accusations against us, nor frightened from it by menaces of destruction to the Government nor of dungeons to ourselves.
That’s what drives me on, being frightened to fail. The past is in the past. I never think I’m safe.
As a nation, we English tend to be self-deprecating, looking down on ourselves. We’re insular but also flexible, whereas in Germany, it’s a case of besser wissen – we know better. That’s very Deutsch. People are never frightened to tell you what you’re doing wrong, in a way that would never happen in England.
Parents become very good at not hearing the explicit words and listening instead to what the child means but doesn’t yet know how to say: ‘I’m lonely, in pain, frightened’ – distress which then unfairly comes out as an attack on the safest, kindest, most reliable thing in the child’s world: the parent.
I probably wouldn’t make a good accountant. I don’t even understand what my accountant tells me. But the character is a sort of exaggerated version of me, he’s a little more frightened than I am, everything seems so much bigger to him than it does to me.
I think America has dealt with – I mean, this is simplistic, and of course I don’t live in America – but the impression I get is that there is not a kind of obligation to dislike those who are better off or be frightened of those who are worse off.
I was a bit of a coward when I was small. I was terribly frightened of the dark.
If you have to be frightening, you need some actors around you to be really frightened. And if they’re not frightened, you’re not so frightening anymore. In the same way, people say, ‘I think you come in, and you’re really sexy‘. But how do you play sexy? It depends on the eyes that are looking.
And then came the nineties, when management, suddenly frightened that they had ceded control to the players, sought to restore baseball‘s profitability by ‘running the game like a business.’
We have a renewed energy and vigor in our supporters and we are no longer so frightened about the future.
I need to be frightened of things. I hate it, but I must need it, because it’s what I do.
I think all actors get scared because we’re frightened to disappoint.
If you get asked to play a part that makes you feel frightened, then you have to do it. ‘Medea’ is the opportunity of a lifetime.
The establishment is made up of little men, very frightened.
The first step is to distinguish the loving parts of your personality that are active from the frightened parts of your personality that are active – in other words, to learn to distinguish love from fear in you. The second step is to choose love, no matter what.
I’m comfortable in front of a camera, and I’m used to being watched, although that kind of bugged me at first. On the stage, though, I’m scared. I really get frightened in front of people.
Crimes are more often committed out of fear than wickedness. People live frightened, desperate lives.
I think people are frightened of women making big decisions.
The prevailing ideology of the modern west – which is political economy – is in the doghouse. Having failed to notice atmospheric pollution, the economists then frightened themselves with the sort of financial crisis they said they had abolished.
I am really and truly frightened by the collapse of support for the Republican Party by the young and the educated.
The whole area of creativity is constipated and frightened.
If you fear phantoms, you’re like a child frightened of seeing things in the dark.
I’m happy that the sacrificing, the hard training, the travel, the time being away from the family, is going to stop. So I’m happy; I’m glad about that. But I’m also terrified. Frightened. Because, I mean, in my whole adult life, cycling was the most consistent thing I ever did.
The thing that really interests me is characters facing challenges that are emblematic of the things they are most frightened of about themselves.
Bullies are just frightened people.
At certain points, I was afraid there was something – a missing chink of skill – that was going to prevent me from having a movie that was financially successful. That frightened me.
I think the media’s a little frightened of women.
None of us know what comes after death. All of us, to some extent, are probably mystified or maybe a little bit frightened of it.
When I was in art college, I would be painting, and I would create something on a canvas that was actually quite attractive. But if I got frightened and tried to protect that, that canvas would die.
If you’re constantly frightened of being unhappy, how bloody exhausting must that be?
When you’re in a rehearsal room, it’s like getting into a car and going on a long journey with everyone‘s stuff in the back. If you keep stopping the car and going, ‘Are you sure we want to go?’ and think, ‘This is really daunting,’ you will get frightened, so you just have to keep ploughing through it.
The overall view of the human genome project has been one of great excitement and positive press, but there are people who have concerns that are quite reasonable, and they are frightened of things they don’t understand.
Some actors are frightened and concentrating so hard on their own performance, you don’t feel that anything you do makes any difference. They’re just kicking a ball against a wall, so to speak.
No, I’ve never been frightened before a fight.
May God forgive us for the times when we as individuals and as a Church failed to seek out and care for those little ones who were frightened, alone and in pain because someone was abusing them. That we did not always respond to your cries with the concern of the Good Shepherd is a matter of deep shame.
I never thought I’d see the day that I would see white folks as frightened, or more so, than black folks was during the civil rights movement when we was in Mississippi.
Young photographers must experiment all the time and not be frightened of using light – freely-shooting straight into the light if need be – making an effort to get new angles on much photographed subjects, and also discovering chemical properties of film itself.