Quotations on Worry

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I don't know if she should worry too much, I mean some of our greatest writers have had movies made of their books, lots of Hemingway novels were turned into movies, it doesn't hurt the book.
- Paul Auster
(Keywords: Movies, Books, Hurt, Worry, Writers)

You know what, man? I don't have time to worry about what people think. I'm focused on the youth of America. I'm focused on the kids who are dressing like whores. Because that's the message in the media.
- Stephen Baldwin
(Keywords: Time, People, America, Kids, Man, Media, Worry, Youth)

Most of us don't have to worry about being shot of we poke our noses outside. So we are comfortable, but the people I'm writing about are definitely not comfortable, and being shot while they're still inside is a good possibility.
- Octavia Butler
(Keywords: People, Possibility, Being, Noses, Worry, Writing)

I worry about 10, 15, 20, 25 years down the road. Where are we going to be in this age of nuclear weapons, where there is no margin for error?
- Lincoln Chafee
(Keywords: Age, Error, Road, Weapons, Worry, Years)

I've always believed in writing without a collaborator, because where two people are writing the same book, each believes he gets all the worry and only half the royalties.
- Agatha Christie
(Keywords: People, Worry, Writing)

If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?
- Confucius
(Keywords: Heart, Fear, Nothing, Worry, Wrong)

I try not to worry about rewriting books that worked well the first time. I'm too busy writing new books to worry about things that are already in print.
- Laurell K. Hamilton
(Keywords: Time, Books, First, Worry, Writing)

He did once say the time to worry is when they stop writing about you but again I think that was pretty token of the coverage was very respectful, he rather resented the intrusions on his private life, but that was about it.
- Anthony Holden
(Keywords: Time, Life, Pretty, Worry, Writing)

My biggest worry is I'm running out of time and energy. Thirty years ago I thought 10 years was a really long time.
- Dean Kamen
(Keywords: Time, Thought, Energy, Running, Worry, Years)

I don't worry about terrorism. I was married for two years.
- Sam Kinison
(Keywords: Terrorism, Worry, Years)

At a magazine, everything you do is edited by a bunch of people, by committee, and a lot of them are, were, or think of themselves as writers. Part of that is because magazines worry about their voice.
- Chuck Klosterman
(Keywords: People, Committee, Voice, Worry, Writers)

When a book leaves your hands, it belongs to God. He may use it to save a few souls or to try a few others, but I think that for the writer to worry is to take over God's business.
- Flannery O'Connor
(Keywords: Business, God, May, Worry, Writer)

Now I worry. If people ended up liking me, did I do the job wrong? So I decided they didn't end up liking me - they ended up being able to deal with me.
- Daniel Okrent
(Keywords: People, Being, End, Job, Now, Worry, Wrong)

Of course there will be disappointments and the way will not always be as I expected it. But if it seemed easy, then that would be the time to worry that I am on the wrong path.
- Anne Perry
(Keywords: Time, Disappointments, Will, Worry, Wrong)

If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about the answers.
- Thomas Pynchon
(Keywords: Answers, Questions, Worry, Wrong)

I've been messing around in the studio the last couple of years. But I don't want to worry about being taken seriously as a singer. It just really feels good to do it.
- Rebecca Romijn
(Keywords: Being, Want, Worry, Years)

I suppose all writers worry about the well running dry.
- Richard Russo
(Keywords: Running, Worry, Writers)

I kind of worry about that a little bit - we lost our film culture for 30 years because the Americans came in and bought up all the cinema chains and wouldn't show any Australian films.
- Yahoo Serious
(Keywords: Americans, Cinema, Culture, Film, Worry, Years)

Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. Worry, fear, self-distrust bows the heart and turns the spirit back to dust.
- Samuel Ullman
(Keywords: Soul, Heart, Fear, Enthusiasm, May, Self, Skin, Spirit, Worry, Years)

Yesterday NPR fired me for telling the truth. The truth is that I worry when I am getting on an airplane and see people dressed in garb that identifies them first and foremost as Muslims. This is not a bigoted statement. It is a statement of my feelings, my fears after the terrorist attacks of 9/11 by radical Muslims.
- Juan Williams
(Keywords: Truth, People, Feelings, First, Radical, Worry, Yesterday)

On-screen relationships are the best because you don't have to worry about saying the wrong things. And if the guy's got a girlfriend, or I'm not attracted to him, it's even better. It's just my character kissing his character.
- Alicia Witt
(Keywords: Girlfriend, Character, Kissing, Relationships, Saying, Worry, Wrong)









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