Top 25 Nerve-Racking Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Nerve-Racking Quotes from famous people such as The Weeknd, Shania Twain, Nick Viall, Naomi Watts, Mark Billingham, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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The Weeknd
The red-carpet spotlight is a little bit more nerve-racking when you haven’t been doing it all the time.
Shania Twain
As the Bachelor, all eyes are on you. It’s certainly nerve-racking. The process was as hard as I thought it would be – a lot of highs and lows.
Nick Viall
It’s always nerve-racking to take off your clothes on film. But doing it with a woman felt safer than with a man. You know you can say, ‘Don’t grab me there: That’s where my cellulite is’!
Naomi Watts
There have been some brilliant and very successful standalone books that work in themselves and also seem to refresh a series. Anyone who writes a series lives in fear of it becoming stale, so you do whatever you can to keep it fresh – although it does feel a bit nerve-racking to write outside of your comfort zone.
Mark Billingham
Obviously Messi is one of the best players in the world, if not the best player in the world. Looking up to him when you’re young and now playing against him, it was very nerve-racking for me – especially when he would come up on my side, my heart would be beating faster and faster.
Alphonso Davies
I went on Ellen once, and even then, I was just a bad performer. It was nerve-racking at first playing in front of all her fans who really wanted to see her. Her fans are so young and accepting to new people, and it helped that they knew ‘Marvin Gaye,’ too.
Charlie Puth
When I was four, we had to choose a musical instrument to play at school, and I chose the cello. I played until I was 18, and although I found it nerve-racking to play solo, I loved playing in an orchestra. When I left school I didn’t carry on with it, which I regret.
Emilia Fox
I just do my thing and try each show to be more honest about why I am and who I am. It’s quite tricky and actually nerve-racking to do that. It’s kind of a happy train wreck.
Craig Ferguson
I did my first Broadway play, ‘The Vertical Hour,’ in 2006, with Julianne Moore, who’s always been one of my favorite actresses. My scene was with her, so it was nerve-racking.
Rutina Wesley
While I was playing, I started a company that didn’t work out. I got a taste of the business world and realized I’m not going to be a 9-to-5 guy in the office after football is over. When the opportunity came for television. I thought, ‘Let’s go for it,’ even though it was nerve-racking. I enjoyed it.
Tony Gonzalez
During my teen years, I just really started to get anxiety. I would get stage fright when I would do certain speaking engagements and I always would get through them, but it was a really nerve-racking and hard thing to do.
Skai Jackson
It’s not so much that I don’t enjoy playing live – that’s one of the best parts of playing music – it’s that it’s nerve-racking with 300, 500 people watching.
Hope Sandoval
I don’t get nervous when I’m interviewing someone on film – it can be cut, and we can do it again. It is quite nerve-racking doing things live.
Melvyn Bragg
Auditioning is so nerve-racking.
Leslie Mann
Auditioning is one of the most nerve-racking things you could ever do, but you have to be so focused that you don’t tic.
Dash Mihok
Changes in my personal life are nerve-racking for me.
Donny Deutsch
I’ve been nervous a number of times. Your first start. Playing in the Super Bowl. Your first Super Bowl. Very nerve-racking. The one thing that you can always fall back on is that you know what you are doing. You know how to play the game.
Kurt Warner
It’s always nerve-racking, showing your parents things you’ve been working on.
Duncan Jones
It’s difficult because nothing’s preordained by plan and you can’t control it. That’s one of those joys and thrills and nerve-racking realities of being an actor. A lot has to do with luck, no matter what your talent or contribution can be.
Benedict Cumberbatch
When they said there was gonna be about 100,000 people at Woodstock, and it went up to 200,000, I just blanked off and thought, ‘I don’t want to do this.’ If they’re filming it, it’s too nerve-racking.
Jeff Beck
I made my career off posing in swimsuits and doing all the swimsuit issues and posters, but I will tell you that that little bit of material on an itsy-bitsy bikini – taking that off was very nerve-racking the first time.
Cindy Margolis
Doing a remake of an iconic song is always nerve-racking because you never know if you can actually do justice to it.
Nora Fatehi
I remember that when people started listening to what I had to say, I had a choice to set up a veil, even if it meant being something that I’m not. Ultimately, that’s not the decision I made. I owned more of everything I am, which was a little nerve-racking.
Lzzy Hale
Competition can be the most nerve-racking experience. Some people just thrive on it.
Itzhak Perlman