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We’ve all seen comedians look like they’re reaching just a little bit too much for the laugh. This is counterproductive. The conceit of standup is that it is effortless, which makes the prospect of generating new comedy a tricky one: you are trying to be funny without looking like you are trying to be funny.
I don’t sing operatically, and I sing very intimately, but I still do the scales, and I think in terms of intonation and making sure that I’m hitting the notes right on the head… and having it appear quite effortless.
The first time I picked up a bat in a professional game, I hit a ball hard left-handed, and my first home run was so effortless, it surprised me.
I tend to like to make my statements more in fashion than in beauty, because what I normally respond to is when someone looks really effortless and deconstructed, beauty-wise, and they’re fashion is really grand. Someone like Kate Moss is a great example.
My idea of beauty is somebody that doesn’t have to try too much, someone who is effortless and fresh.
You have to read scripts and audition and develop relationships. It takes a long time to develop a body of work but over the last 25 years I guess I’ve done that many movies. In hindsight it may seem effortless, but there’s a lot of work that goes into it.
Cary Grant never won an Oscar, primarily, I suspect, because he made everything look so effortless. Why reward someone for having fun, for being charming?
The key for hipsters is that they usually try really hard, but the important thing is they want to come across like they don’t try. To make it look effortless. I don’t mind. It really fits New York, the hipster look.
Fred Astaire is my hero. I love him because he was willing to kill himself to make his art look effortless. And because he proved it’s possible to be an artist and a good person.
Make tweets effortless to enjoy, make it easier for all to participate, and make each of us on Twitter feel heard and valuable.
If I’ve gone to the market on Saturday, and I go another time on Tuesday, then I’m really prepared. I can cook a little piece of fish; I can wilt some greens with garlic; I can slice tomatoes and put a little olive oil on. It’s effortless.
A skill is something that you aren’t inherently talented at and that isn’t an effortless action, the way your thinking talents might be, but is something you can become excellent at nonetheless.
I think that the typical Emilia Wickstead women is very effortless, very sophisticated: she’s got alluring style, and she’s always taking on fashion. I always describe her as ‘imaginative with her own taste’.
I think Kareena Kapoor is gorgeous. She is effortless. I have never seen her go overboard with her make-up or the way she dresses. Even off-screen or when travelling, she looks gorgeous.
Dulquer Salmaan is fantastic! He is effortless.
Cooking is not effortless. To get a recipe that feels effortless is really hard.
I want to spend as much time as possible with my children, so I always like to keep my beauty and fashion routines effortless… but still chic!
I wanted to do well academically. But it was equally important to do things in an effortless manner.
Comedy is very effortless.
I really loved what the guys were doing more than anything, how high they jumped, how effortless it was.
The Parisian way to be chic is to look super sharp for everyday things and then do effortless casual for night occasions.
I like to look effortless, so I just accentuate my favorite features.
Crucially, healthcare needs to become connected. It should become effortless for medical professionals to share relevant data with colleagues around the world. Medical devices and systems in hospitals should be able to combine multiple sources of information.
The strips are nearly effortless unless I am really emotionally upset, a wreck.
Macrame is effortless.
I’m attracted to the rag & bone aesthetic – classic and effortless with an edge.
I loved early Paul Newman films. He just had this effortless charm.
A girl must have an indefinable magic, real character, a strong sense of self. Her role is to respond to the brief of a photographer or communicate the vision of a designer – while making whatever she does look utterly effortless and whatever she wears utterly seamless.
I really studied her singing, trying to see what it was about her that made her such a natural, incredible singer. Because sometimes as a singer, you really have to work to reach a certain note. And for Donna Summer, it seemed effortless.
Like the French, Koreans aim for a subtle and effortless look – while actually paying a lot of attention to the details.
If you’re not someone who has a natural and effortless love for yourself, it’s hard to let go of your desire to please other people, and that’s really not an ingredient for a happy life.
It seems effortless and fun, and obviously it’s hard work, but we love road life.
I feel that whole vibe of that tomboy chic thing that’s been introduced years ago by Alexa Chung and things in that sort of evolution is what I like to wear. I just like to look effortless because I don’t want to put too much effort into it.
What I got, unconsciously, from admiring Fred Astaire was that he didn’t want what he was doing to look difficult. What was difficult, in my opinion, was making it look so genuine, so effortless. I equally have tried to remain unseen on the screen.
As with any outfit, the primary elements of normcore are fit, color, and texture, all of which must match both normcore’s loose silhouette, and at the same time, suit your body. Above all else, it’s about comfort. So if it doesn’t look effortless and easy, it’s not normcore.
Sometimes the things I do look effortless, but it’s not like that. It’s very difficult, but because of my style, I make it look easy.
French girls don’t care about the perfect look; we actually like when it’s not perfect because that’s what makes our style effortless.
Since my father was a superstar, without me knowing it, I became a child star, as my father’s entire fan base liked me, and I can’t thank my father enough for this, as it was so effortless.
It’s hard work to make a four-minute program look effortless and elegant.
I’m so much more at ease now than when I was flying as Bob. Then, I was OCD about everything, always checking and looking for things. But flying as a female is effortless. I’m still checking traffic, instruments, and the radios, but it’s easier to multitask, and flying is fun.
Josh Brolin is fascinating to watch because he is just so effortless. It’s like watching a really gifted athlete run, and I just didn’t have that.
To me, skating should look effortless even when you’re doing the hardest of elements.
I wouldn’t say it’s effortless for me to be glamorous.
When I’m running fast, I don’t feel anything, it’s effortless, it’s like my feet don’t even touch the ground, it’s like I’m flying.
I have always been fascinated with romance and the fact that it is so effortless when we first fall in love but how it then becomes a conscious effort to stay creative and connected. Thats why I always say, ‘Get wise: keep your romance alive.’
What I really liked about Ceriz is that it is fun, glamorous, and very effortless.
I’d love to be the female Kanye. I think he’s so cool and effortless.
I have a lot of staples in my wardrobe. I love to pair a silk or lace blouse with a fitted black pant. This combination feels effortless yet put together.
Chris Candido – besides loving him like a little brother – I used to sit and watch him in awe because it was so effortless for him. He could wake up from a nap and go out and have a five-star match.
Maybe people have no idea how much work is behind a picture. It can seem very effortless, but there is a lot of work. It’s exactly like doing ballet. It’s hours and hours, but when you go onstage, it’s just the pleasure of dancing.
To an Ohio boy, it represented world-weary Gallic shrugs and Gauloises cigarettes, existentialist thinkers in berets and Catherine Deneuve in nothing at all – French was the language of intellectual power and effortless sex appeal.
I have 2 million Twitter followers. Some of those people are also yogis and activists and people who really go out and make a difference. I do as much as I can with my voice. It’s effortless in some cases. I try to remind everybody that they have that kind of voice.
No doubt, the White House thinks the American people know Obama’s story. But since the Inauguration, we’ve seen only the president’s present: his perfect family, his Ivy League elegance, his effortless mastery of complex issues. We never see him sweat. And we forget that he ever had to struggle.
There are a whole bunch of roles where people say, ‘Oh, you’re playing yourself.’ I guess it’s kind of a compliment. Or people say, ‘Oh, man, you just roll out of bed and do that.’ The work is to make it look effortless. That’s the hard part.
Just as most of us prefer to watch a trapeze artist work without a net, we like to be absolutely sure that a virtuoso is giving us our money’s worth, and a seemingly effortless performance, no matter how spectacular it may be, deprives us of that slightly sadistic thrill.