"It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, 'always do what you are afraid to do.'"
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
About this Quote
This quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson motivates us to take risks and step out of our comfort zone. It suggests that we need to not hesitate to handle difficulties and attempt new things. It is a tip that we ought to not hesitate to take threats and face our fears. By doing so, we can learn and grow, and end up being more confident in ourselves. The quote also suggests that we need to not be afraid to take on uphill struggles, as they can help us to establish our abilities and knowledge. Ultimately, this quote encourages us to handle challenges and press ourselves to become better versions of ourselves.
"People assume I'm out there having this great life, but money doesn't erase the pain. When you're young you barrel through life, making choices without thinking of repercussions. A few years down the line, you wake up in a certain place and wonder how the hell you got there"
"We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions; and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity"
"And when I was young, my family was perfectly nice. I write a lot about it, as you noticed. But it was rather limited. I think, I don't think anyone in my family would really feel I'd done them an injustice by saying that. We didn't see many people. There were many books. It was as if I wanted to get away from home"
"I don't feel like a star; I never have. I don't feel like a star; I never have. I always feel like I'm the young one, I'm the small one. I always have someone to look up to, and I think it helps me with motivating myself"
"I think Michael Crawford realised, I think we all realised, once we'd gone the route of casting a very young girl, you can't really cast a 65 year old man opposite. Slightly different resonance I think. No, we weren't going to go there. We'd have Jack Nicholson in the lead"
"Well, I took a sabbatical. I walked away from shooting movies because I couldn't handle the travel. I'm a single parent. I had young kids, and I found that keeping in touch with them from hotel rooms and airports wasn't working for me. So I stopped"