Words matter. These are the best Worst Thing Quotes from famous people such as Agnes Martin, Elias Koteas, Joe Harris, Hans Rosling, Danica Patrick, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
The worst thing you can think about when you’re working is yourself.
I can’t stand to watch anything that I’m in. I tear it apart. The worst thing you can do is leave me alone and let me watch what I’m in. It’s abusive.
If I ever got into trouble with my sisters or was slacking off, it was always my punishment that I couldn’t go to a practice or a game. That was the worst thing in the world.
The 1 to 2 billion poorest in the world, who don’t have food for the day, suffer from the worst disease: globalization deficiency. The way globalization is occurring could be much better, but the worst thing is not being part of it. For those people, we need to support good civil societies and governments.
Being nervous isn’t always the worst thing for me.
For me, there is a real line between something being the worst thing in the world and the best thing in the world.
It’s important to be willing to make mistakes. The worst thing that can happen is you become memorable.
If what I have to do is share a sandwich to lift someone’s spirits, put a smile on their face – the worst thing that happens is I go broke!
I am deeply sorry that people got sick from eating at our restaurants. It’s the worst thing that can happen.
I can’t recall a bad review – maybe I’m due one. But the worst thing would be if somebody said I was inaudible. Reach your audience’s ears – only then can you reach their hearts.
The worst thing to me would be that you put on the face you think people want to see, and then they don’t like it and you think, Would they have liked the real me?
As comedians, we all get into that mode of thinking of the worst thing imaginable – but you usually have the ability to pull back before releasing it to the world.
The worst thing for me is to not taste what I’m eating, to not know what I’m eating. It upsets me to no avail.
The worst thing you can have as an actor is too big an ego. It just kills creativity.
It wouldn’t be the worst thing in the world if we didn’t have a salary cap.
The worst thing I could be thinking is how could I be a cool bass player.
The worst thing any of us can do for our self-esteem is compare ourselves to others, and that’s especially true of women.
Kissing onscreen is the worst thing in the world. I’m OK with lovemaking scenes, but I hate kissing.
The worst thing that ever happened to me on stage is someone ran forward to tell me they loved me and projectile vomited all over the stage. It was horrible.
I like to go for auditions. I enjoy that aspect of this job until I actually need a job, and then that becomes a problem. The worst thing is to build yourself up for a role and not get it, so now I’m just taking every day as it comes and trying not to rely on anything.
Green synthetic practice mats are the worst thing for your golf game that I know of. You can hit six inches behind the ball and not even know it, because the ball still gets airborne. Practice nets are awful, too. Swing a weighted club instead.
Almost always being among the reserves was the worst thing for me and for my confidence.
Some time ago, I learned how to say, ‘What’s the worst thing that could happen up there?’ I could mess up some words, I could sing flat… I could appear human. Is that really the worst thing in the world?
I think the worst thing in the world is for artists to produce themselves.
I’ve been wearing white since my college days. I like color, but if I wear colored clothes now, it would feel like I’m being false. And that’s the worst thing I could be.
There’s a lot of glorification of startups and being a founder. People brush the failures under the rug, but that’s the worst thing you can do. You kind of have to face it head on.
The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.
Being vocal and listening for sounds when we go out – that is what makes wrestling. If people were just silent, that’s the worst thing you could hear.
I had always turned it down-to me, smoking pot was absolutely the worst thing in the world. I thought of it as an addiction, and all my friends who smoked it, I felt they really needed help.
Many agree that the worst thing that could ever happen is if Russia and China get closer.
Los Angeles traffic is just the worst thing in the world. It throws off timing so much. However, it’s always warm and sunny. New Jersey has absolutely terrible weather, but the environment is really homey and chill.
Stay out of the sun, because it is the worst thing in terms of aging. I’m very medical. I come from a medical family.
The last time I did a movie that needed a horse, I said: ‘If it moves, I’m out of here.’ The worst thing is, they know when you’re afraid and act up accordingly. I’ve had them run off on me. Horses I do not like.
Fame is the worst thing that can happen to a person. I choose not to appear in anything publicly. Twitter’s it!
Being an editor doesn’t make you a better writer – or vice versa. The worst thing any editor can do is be in competition with his writer.
Yes, I’m a complete itinerant. I keep making attempts not to be, but then circumstances make me uproot and go somewhere else again. It’s not the worst thing in the world at all; I love it. In fact, I’m probably horribly addicted to it.
The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else. I hate that.
If you’re not mindful about sugar, high sugar intake is just the worst thing for you, but I’m, like, everything in moderation, and that’s how I approach it.
The worst thing is the day you realize you want to win more than the players do.
If you strive toward the perfect run, accepting that you will always come up short of that is very intriguing. It makes me think about how in life in general, we always want to strive toward perfection, but sometimes perfection would be the worst thing.
Hearing other celebrities moaning about the bad things about being famous – there is no worst thing. If you don’t want to be famous, just stop it and go and be a doctor or a teacher.
I try to do a lot of research beforehand so I know where I want to go with a scene. I try not to get too stressed about it, because I find that’s the worst thing.
The best thing about me is that I am generally very honest – not hurtfully honest, but honest. The worst thing about me is that everybody can make me feel guilty. I feel responsible about things that don’t even concern me.
Behind the notes, something different is told, and that’s what the interpreter must find out. He may sit down and play one passage one way and then perhaps exaggerate the next, but, in any event, he must do something with the music. The worst thing is not to do anything.
It’s… a hard thing for a director, to think you came up with a shot, something from your mind, and someone died while doing it. It’s the worst thing you’ll ever have to live with. It was very hard for me to get back on the horse again.
My father passed away when I was 18. It was the worst thing that ever happened to me, but it is not like that all the time. Not every moment is dark.
The worst thing about our political system is that people debate; I wish our politicians were able to talk to each other rather than scream while trying to gain sound bites.
If the worst thing that can happen is that nobody laughs, then I can deal with that, because the worst thing that can happen at the factory is that I could lose a limb or be crushed by a huge machine.
When it’s your will versus another person’s will, the worst thing you can do is smile in their face when you’re competing. That’s what I tell our guys. Go have fun.
People always ask me for my secret. There isn’t one. You’ve just got to keep a level head and stay away from greed, which is the worst thing that can happen to a successful person.
The worst thing about touring is the travel.
The worst thing we can do is to do nothing.
The worst thing to happen at the Oscars would be if nothing happened. You want something unscripted, something to riff on, something kinda out there.
The sack is a sad fact of life for football managers. I have been axed three times. The chairman at Notts County was on record as saying it’s the worst thing they ever did. Within a couple of years they were one game from losing league status.
I can remember crying in the Kippax at Maine Road when City were relegated to the old First Division in 1996. Dropping out of the Premier League seemed like the worst thing imaginable – and what didn’t help was the fact United were winning just about everything going at the same time.
My worst thing that I have is that I think too much. And so it’s better to go with your gut and do your best and trust the creators and the director that you have there and go scene to scene.
A lot of women use pregnancy as an excuse to let their bodies go, and that’s the worst thing.
I think anger of any kind is valuable. It’s all about learning how to channel it. The worst thing we can do is get bored or complacent or worse – suppress our anger and then see it burst forth in unhealthy ways.
The worst thing you can do to a kid is tell them that their dreams are invalid.
I think that the worst thing is realizing that mankind – that – that human beings can be so horrible to other human beings.
The worst thing about the life of a jazz musician on the road is getting to the gig. Once you’re there and playing, it’s marvelous.
The worst thing that can happen for a writer is for a writer to start believing their own press. I think the industry, and the comics industry in particular, is littered with the bodies of writers who believed their own press. And you can see the moment they did, and then the work nosedives.
The worst thing that happens to you may be the best thing for you if you don’t let it get the best of you.
It basically was the worst thing to be called as a businessman: to be falsely labelled an impostor.
The worst thing you could do is scare a kid or trick them. Never, ever, ever do that.
The worst thing you can say about libertarians is that they are intellectually immature, frozen in the worldview many of them absorbed from reading Ayn Rand novels in high school. Like other ideologues, libertarians react to the world’s failing to conform to their model by asking where the world went wrong.
I used to feel like not scoring runs is the worst thing in life but I started thinking: ‘No, at least I’m getting to go out on the field wearing the Indian jersey.’ Not many get to do that. I am lucky. Now, if I get runs or don’t get runs, I’m just going out there trying to enjoy my cricket.
The worst thing I ever wore, really, was rubber pants, but I don’t think that was a cliche. They were just way too hot. Rubber doesn’t breathe. I look back on my photos, and I dig them. I think I look really cool.
I think the worst thing you can do about a situation is nothing.
If you work hard in real life, people tend to get in your way – either from inertia or prejudice – and they stop you achieving things. It’s the worst thing about real life compared with sports, where you generally get what you deserve: if you’re the fastest guy, you win; there are no other games being played.
The worst thing Spurs ever did was get rid of Keith Burkinshaw. They have never replaced him.
Soda is the worst thing.
I don’t mind what the critics say, so long as I get some reaction. The worst thing is to be ignored.
I feel lazy every day! It’s the worst thing for me to wake up in the morning and get out of bed, and that is where the discipline comes in.
To me, the worst thing is to just be knee-jerk and emotional.
Natural Texas politicians make terrible, terrible presidential candidates. Phil Gramm, I remember the ‘Phil Gramm for President’ campaign. I thought that was the worst thing in the history of the world, but Rick Perry was possibly worse.
The best and the worst thing about fashion is that anyone can do it. But because fashion can be the most unintellectual thing, you have to turn it into an intellectual exercise just for your own sanity. You have to start with a conceit.
The worst thing about me is my toes. I’ve thick joints from wearing pointe ballet shoes – I went to a dance school from the age of 11 and danced every day.
I was a feminist in the Sixties, and can you imagine? The worst thing I could have done was to be in fashion. It was the most uncomfortable position.
What I thought at the moment was the worst thing that could happen was absolutely the biggest gift I’ve received.
The worst thing is when people criticise you and you go, ‘Yeah, you’re right.’ It’s really hard to take.
Chris and I used to say, when he had his accident, ‘Well, this is probably the worst thing that’s ever happened to either one of us, but at least we had each other to go through it with.’
The future is the worst thing about the present.
When it comes to how neuroscience could help the wider public, the worst thing is when we make advances in, say, mindfulness, and then decide that everybody can potentially think their way to curing themselves or develop their own psycho-neuro-immune mechanisms for boosting cancer defenses.
Hitting bottom and hitting it hard was the worst thing that ever happened to me and the best thing that ever happened to me.
The truth is, I’m someone coming from a spoiled society – the worst thing we deal with in Canada is winter.
Guy Ritchie, he thinks going to drama school is the worst thing in the world.
Part of us believes the new car is better because it lasts longer. But, in fact, that’s the worst thing about the new car. It will stay around to disappoint you, whereas a trip to Europe is over. It evaporates. It has the good sense to go away, and you are left with nothing but a wonderful memory.
When you’re 0-2 in the Super Bowl, they say unkind things about you. They say, ‘He can’t win the big one.’ And that’s the worst thing that can be said about you.
Crashes are the worst thing because your wounds stick to you, so you are sweating into your road rash all day and when you try to sleep your wounds are sticking to the bed sheets. It is part of the job and we know the risks.
The worst thing for an actor is to be stuck in one kind of thing. But if you’re not in people’s faces all the time, you can lose traction. And that affects the choice of things you get offered.
The worst thing you can do is sit there and do nothing, right?
I like to be working and moving – the worst thing you can do to me is stick me in a room all day while you’re lighting a shot. That just kills me.
The worst thing about that kind of prejudice… is that while you feel hurt and angry and all the rest of it, it feeds you self-doubt. You start thinking, perhaps I am not good enough.
The worst thing is losing because you got tired, because you didn’t work hard enough in training. Ugh, that’s the worst.
The worst thing you can do is animate something and then throw it out because it doesn’t work story-wise.
The worst thing that happened to me as a child was seeing my brother get pushed into a cement mixer.
Although simulators are great for building step-by-step knowledge of a procedure, the worst thing that can happen in a sim is that you get a bad grade on your performance.
The worst thing is having to make weight before a fight. It’s hard to cut down.
Political cartoonists get hung up on daily deadlines and the front page. The worst thing you can do is open up the newspaper and ask, ‘What’s funny about this?’
When I’m out and people ask me what I do for a living, the worst thing you can say is, ‘I’m a singer.’ It opens up a can of worms.
I think the worst thing you could ever do is label comedy. I’m a fan of the broadness of Lucille Ball, the subtlety of Peter Sellers and the oddballness of Fred Armisen and the wittiness of Marty Short. I’m a fan of all of it, and I want to do all of it.
The worst thing you can do in a leadership position is be something you’re not.
Don’t ever, ever devalue your product. Ever. It’s the worst thing anyone can do to hurt your brand.
The worst thing that can happen to a comedian is to do a documentary on your life and you’re watching it with an audience and there’s not a laugh.
Truly, I am not afraid of one man in this whole UFC Octagon roster. I truly don’t care. What’s the worst thing that’s going to happen to me? I lose. I get knocked out?
The press criticism made me feel at times like I was someone who had landed from outer space and, to my parents, being in show business was the worst thing you could be. Especially because I did drag, they didn’t think much of it.
The worst thing for me would be going back to where I was – relative obscurity.
I think the worst thing you could do is not shoot the shot. When you shoot you got two options: It can go in or you can miss, and even in the miss you might learn.
I was brought up to believe that the worst thing you could do was ‘call attention to yourself,’ or ‘think you were smart.’ My mother was an exception to this rule and was punished by the early onset of Parkinson’s disease.
People love to get scared. People want to see the worst thing that can happen.
In every operation, there’s a risk, and you don’t know whether it’s gonna… you know, obviously there’s that 95% chance, whatever they say, they can never say 100% you’re gonna be better. But the concern and the worry is the worst thing.
The worst thing would be for them to find out who I really am, because that’s where I hide.
I think you can do anything you put your mind to. I think your mind is the worst thing you can use as a reason to not do something.
In the frequently-asked-question category, the question I get asked almost as much as ‘What’s the worst thing you’ve ever eaten?’ is ‘What’s the best pair of pants to travel in, work in, trek in, and use on the road for the most activities possible?’
This is what Steve Jobs understood: Brands are defined not by the best thing on the product but by the worst thing.
Booing is not going to affect you. It’s not the worst thing I will hear. Boo. I’ve seen and heard worse things.
Even when we had new clothes, we were told not to wear them. You just didn’t draw attention to yourself. Showing off was the worst thing you could do. We could put the clothes in the drawers – but not wear them.
I was getting depressed, I was going out, having a few drinks and the worst thing you can do with depression is add alcohol to it.
The worst thing for a filmmaker is for a film to be labeled as pretentious or heavy-handed.
The worst thing is when a guy just looks awkward. It’s not attractive.
Setting points targets is sometimes the worst thing you can do – it puts pressure on.
I never do what anyone else is doing. I could walk away from music and become a farmer or do some crochet. The worst thing in life for me is to do something I’m not happy doing.
Quayle said the worst thing that happened to him was that he never trusted his own judgment. I said from now on I am going to go with my own judgment.
You have to take the good with the bad and if you have to play over Christmas you have to. We have a good life and playing football over Christmas is not the worst thing in the world.
The worst thing you can do in a relationship, and what’s really unattractive about it, is that people begin to limit each other.
The worst thing you can do to a filmmaker is to walk out of his film and go, ‘That was a nice movie.’ But if you can cause people to walk out and then argue about the film on the sidewalk… I think we’re all seeking dissension, and we love to affect an audience.
It’s just an American tradition to make sure people don’t leave hungry. The worst thing is to have them say, ‘Great dinner, but now I have to go get a burger.’
The worst thing I’ve done while sad is sit in defeat. That’s very unhealthy. The best thing to do is dust yourself off and try again.
If you don’t have good people around you, it’s going to be the worst thing for you.
I always think the second worst thing in the world is to go on stage at night, and the first worst thing in the world is sitting at home at night. For me, it’s scarier to not be doing it than doing it.
I believe that each person is more than the worst thing they’ve ever done.
The worst thing you can do to a Juggalo is not know about their weird subculture.
Football is strange like that. People become a big part of your life and then they lose a job and you might never see them for the rest of your lives. It’s the worst thing about football, really.
You can’t worry about ageing because that’s the worst thing. If you start, then you just keep finding more things you don’t like, and then you’re finished. There are a lot of things I could have done to my face, but it would never stop.
The worst thing was being in the car and hearing someone else do your show. Three records in, ‘She’s still not here.’ Four records in, ‘She’s still not here.’
It wouldn’t be the worst thing if you don’t play that well but take points.
Who wouldn’t like to give up normal life? I mean, normal life, you know, is the second worst thing to death itself. I think normality is something that makes everything very static, and I try to make my days, my daily routines, as uneven and rich as possible.
The worst thing that can happen is if you’re stuck within a bubble and you think that is what life is all about. It’s great to see other people and hear from people of different ages and opinions.
What’s the worst thing that can happen to a quarterback? He loses his confidence.
Any time you try to create an Internet meme, automatic fail. That’s like the worst thing you can do.
Over the years, people have often said to us that they were going through some horrible thing in their life – maybe the worst thing that had ever happened, or that they could think would ever happen – and that, somehow, in that state, we made them laugh. And I was like, ‘That’s a wonderful calling.’
There are some people who will tell you oil is the greatest thing that ever happened to Nigeria. And there are other people who will tell you it’s the worst thing that ever happened.
The wonderful thing about theater is that it has so many people involved in the creation of it. The worst thing about theater is that it has so many people involved in the creation of it. That dynamic is thrilling and challenging every time you make a show.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
The worst thing you want is a willy-nilly judge who is swayed by the political whims of the era or the time. What you want is a judge who is thinking about what he or she is doing and is thinking about it in a principled way.
There is no such thing as a healthy cleanse. It’s the worst thing you can do for your body.
What is there to be afraid of? The worst thing that can happen is you fail. So what? I failed at a lot of things. My first record was horrible.
People bursting into song in unison and then pointing it at me is maybe the worst thing I can think of, never mind that you have to pay good money to go be yelled/danced at.
The worst thing that you can do in terms of bringing a product up to the market is to be two days after someone else has brought a similar product to the international market-It’s dead.
The worst thing that an actor can do is go into any project with a lack of respect for the material. You can have an opinion about it, but you have to respect yourself in doing it.
With this disease it is so easy to throw in the towel, and that is the worst thing we can do.
Audition is the worst thing. It’s like cleaning furniture in a department store.
The worst thing for a kid is to move around and switch schools, but as an actor, you go from job to job, meeting strangers and becoming very close right away. I’ve become adept at that.
I did some pretty embarrassing modeling, like catalogs and QVC. I know there’s probably a stereotype where all pretty girls think they’re unattractive, but modeling is the worst thing for your self-esteem, because you’re never pretty enough, you’re never thin enough.