Words matter. These are the best Compulsive Quotes from famous people such as Gilbert O’Sullivan, Etgar Keret, Robert Lopez, Jean Nidetch, David Bohm, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I’m very much a home bird. I sometimes think I should have been a domestic. I like sweeping up, getting everything tidy. I’m obsessive compulsive. I don’t mind admitting it.
I don’t have Facebook or Twitter accounts yet. Being a compulsive storyteller, I always make up for myself discouraging stories about how such accounts will get me into embarrassing and time-consuming situations.
I don’t know if I have good habits, but I’m very devoted to writing. I’m very compulsive about having a project, at least one, and trying to follow the business as much as I can. I keep on top of all the entertainment business news.
I’m sure that my compulsive eating habits began when I was a baby.
Suppose we were able to share meanings freely without a compulsive urge to impose our view or conform to those of others and without distortion and self-deception. Would this not constitute a real revolution in culture.
I’ve been a compulsive reader for as long as I can remember.
Our compulsive hunger always to know first, speak first and decide first has only been amplified by the fact that we can now all participate instantly in a virtual version of a national cocktail-party conversation on Twitter, Facebook and blogs.
Drinking made me a lot more free sexually; the restrictions were off. I was a compulsive, compliant ‘good girl’ by day and a ‘bad girl’ at night.
I’m a compulsive sneaker collector, mostly limited edition.
I am a compulsive worker. But I’m also a compulsive relaxer.
I realized I was an anorexic, a bulimic, and a compulsive overeater.
My roommate and my boyfriend, they both know I am compulsive and controlling.
I’m very rigid about my schedule. I sit down at 8 A.M., and the Internet blocker goes on. My standard time is 120 minutes. I’m a compulsive writer, so it reminds me to stop writing… If I write more than that, I turn into an ogre for my kids.
I am a compulsive writer.
By every measure, John Kennedy’s sex life was compulsive and reckless. At one level, it had clear public consequences. Knowledge of Kennedy’s behavior gave FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover absolute job security, as well as the potential power to derail Kennedy’s re-election had he survived assassination.
I would say I work very emotionally: I have a very compulsive way of working, where I love something to the moment I am sick of it. I have no addiction outside of work, so my addiction is that process.
I’m a compulsive storyteller, an avid reader, and have always nurtured the secret goal of spending my life as a writer.
I’m a compulsive buyer. Anything beautiful I see I want. That’s how we got the Waldorf Astoria. I told Conrad Hilton, ‘I want the Waldorf,’ and he bought it. The only problem was I divorced him before the escrow was finished.
I really respect Zakk Wylde’s guitar playing and his compulsive work ethic.
I don’t feel I’m a compulsive person. I multitask. I’m really well-organised, and I have lots of people to help me.
Writing became an obsessive compulsive habit but I had almost no money so I thought about being an urban firefighter and having lots of free time in which to write or becoming an English teacher and thinking about books and writers on a daily basis. That swayed me.
As soon as I walk down that sticky six-mile patterned carpet that welcomes you at Heathrow, I buy the Sunday papers and read the fashion supplements cover to cover. Even though hardly a single word in them seems directed at any male who ever lived, I find them compulsive reading.
Truth in drama is forever elusive. You never quite find it, but the search for it is compulsive. The search is clearly what drives the endeavour. The search is your task.
When I was a kid, I had a period in my life when I was eight or nine when I was so scared of dying that I wouldn’t go out of our house for a whole year. I refused to step out of the door because I thought something would happen. I had all these compulsive thoughts or whatever, and my head was really messed up.
I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.
One of the main things I know about O.J. Simpson is that he is a compulsive talker. So if I were to ask him one question, I would get 45 minutes on the history of the case. It would be irrelevant what I would ask him – he would just start talking.
I had a Tourette’s period. And obsessive compulsive disorder. Things would get in my brain that I couldn’t get out of my brain.
I’m a workaholic. I also go to the gym a lot – it’s my new thing. Yes, I am a compulsive person.
I think I have minor obsessive compulsive disorder. Everything has to be tidy and just right.
I think people who become compulsive about fitness or eating right, a lot of the time it’s out of fear that they’re going to lose control or that they’re not good enough, so I think anything done out of fear or motivated by fear is often unhealthy.
To me the ego is the habitual and compulsive thought processes that go through everybody’s mind continuously. External things like possessions or memories or failures or successes or achievements. Your personal history.
I’m a compulsive overeater. It’s something I need help to work on.
I’m quite compulsive about exercise. For two months, I’ll exercise every day, then for three months I’ll do nothing. I love food, so exercise is important for me.
Technology is a compulsive and addictive way to live. Verbal communication cannot be lost because of a lack of skill. The ability to listen and learn is key to mastering the art of communication. If you don’t use your verbal skills and networking, it will disappear rapidly. Use technology wisely.
Checking email every 45 seconds is not only compulsive, it’s presumptuous. It suggests a belief that anyone who sends us a message needs us to read it immediately, even if the message is from SkyMall telling us our Bigfoot Garden Yeti statue has shipped.
Compulsive eating is an emotional problem, and we use an emotional approach to its solution.
I’ve have a number of violent tics. With Tourette syndrome, there’s not just compulsive actions, but compulsive thoughts as well. That used to scare my mother a lot.
We work crazy hours in Silicon Valley; my wife says we’re all kind of diseased in some way. We’re totally obsessive compulsive – when we see an idea, we’re like, ‘let me in, it’s so much fun.’
I am a compulsive and concise shopper.
All stories I write are compulsive. Anything I’ve ever written was because I don’t have a choice. I write stories because I can’t wait to tell it, I can’t wait to see how it ends.
I am a compulsive flirt, and I can flirt with anything.
In ‘Winnie the Pooh,’ a lot of the characters have serious flaws: Pooh is sort of a food addict. Rabbit is OCD, and Owl is a compulsive liar.
Well, I used to be a compulsive exerciser, but I’m over that.
My maternal grandmother – she was a compulsive reader. She had only been through five grades of elementary school, but she was a member of the municipal library, and she brought home two or three books a week for me. They could be dime novels or Balzac.
I fill my life with a lot of ‘busyness’ in between jobs. Then I work very hard. Some of it is quite unhealthy. It’s compulsive. I don’t know what to do about it. I’m a little old to change.
I’m a compulsive musician, but it’s also a bloody good way out of having to do anything else.
Every moment in life can be interpreted as a risk, depending on our outlook – and level of obsessive- compulsive disorder! I do my best to depend on my gut. If you sit with a decision long enough, your gut/soul will tell you what path to take.
I’m so compulsive about stuff, I know if I had ever gotten pregnant, of course, that would have been my whole focus. But I didn’t choose to have children because I’m focused on my career. And I just don’t think, as compulsive as I am, that I could manage both.
Manchester United could have any goalkeeper in the world. I was a 23-year-old kid from New Jersey who, from an early age, had to cope with Tourette’s Syndrome, a brain disorder that can trigger speech and facial tics, vocal outbursts and obsessive compulsive behavior.