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Comfortable Place Quotes


"Steel is not forged in a comfortable place." - Calpernia Addams

"I'm not comfortable with comfort. I'm only comfortable when I'm in a place where I'm constantly learning and growing." - Kanye West

"I think sports gave me the first place where this awkward girl could feel comfortable in my own skin. I think that's true for a lot of women-sports gives you a part of your life where you can work at something and you look in the mirror and you like that person." - Teri McKeever

"Futon World - a wonderful place that becomes slowly less comfortable over time." - Demetri Martin

"If you want to be a writer, you don't want to live in a comfortable place." - Benjamin Alire Saenz

"The world's not a very comfortable place if you have a nightmare to face." - Tommy Lee Jones

"I find there's almost no place to put an award that one's quite comfortable with." - Mercedes Ruehl

"I haven't found a comfortable place onstage. I'm sure it doesn't have to be comfortable, but I'm very nervous, so I don't enjoy myself." - Charlotte Gainsbourg

"If you talk to most athletes, the place you're most comfortable is your playing field. I'm not so comfortable at a podium or talking about events." - Bobby Orr

"You should never be comfortable, man. Being comfortable fouled up a lot of musicians." - Miles Davis

"The theatre, which is my most comfortable place, unfortunately it's very hard to make a living in." - Kevin Conroy

"People talk about alienation in the city. Diners are a place where you feel comfortable, an extension of your house." - Richard Greenberg

"I think I have come to a place where I'm able to feel more comfortable about being honest." - June Jordan

"Find a place that you are comfortable with. Don't be afraid to make mistakes. Make a lot of mistakes." - Thom Mayne

"The hardest thing is that I never do anything the same way twice, and when I'm on the air, I'm very unscripted, and I'm very comfortable in that role. So me being scripted is not a comfortable place for me." - Ashleigh Banfield

"Why had we come to the moon? The thing presented itself to me as a perplexing problem. What is this spirit in man that urges him for ever to depart from happiness and security, to toil, to place himself in danger, to risk an even a reasonable certainty of death? It dawned upon me that there in the moon as a thing I ought always to have known, that man is not made to go about safe and comfortable and well fed and amused. ... against his interest, against his happiness, he is constantly being driven to do unreasonable things. Some force not himself impels him, and he must go." - H G Wells

"Nothing should be an issue when it comes to sexuality in the first place. Music is the one artform where people feel comfortable coming out." - Elton John

"I think it just takes time in order to come to a place where your comfortable being who God made you to be." - Andrew Ripp

"a woman's place is in the kitchen...sitting in a comfortable chair, with her feet up, drinking a glass of wine and watching her husband cook dinner." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"But you can do one, you can do the other, or you can do both - meaning fight it out but be in a place that's more comfortable." - Donald Trump

"In football you never know, but generally speaking, I feel more than comfortable here [in Borussia Dortmund]. There' s no place on earth I'd rather be." - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

"The stage is the place I feel comfortable - it's almost as if real life is where I feel most nervous. Conversations are a lot more nerve-wracking." - Florence Welch

"Like a church bell, a coffin, and a vat of melted chocolate, a supply closet is rarely a comfortable place to hide." - Daniel Handler

"As an actor, you want a director who makes you feel comfortable in a place that you can really create and try a lot of different things." - Ansel Elgort

"A first date should be elegant. In comfortable surroundings. A place with excellent food, where you can talk easily and get to know each other." - Oleg Cassini

"I do not have the angst and the anxiety of my youth. I've gotten to a place where I'm very comfortable with who I am." - Walton Goggins

"Comedy is a comfortable yet challenging place for me. I will always feel an inner pressure to do my best and to improve." - Eddie Mcclintock

"No sooner do we think we have assembled a comfortable life than we find a piece of ourselves that has no place to fit in." - Gail Sheehy

"The tendency in lots of large organizations is to try and find a comfortable place where you think you can get measured rewards for measured work." - Geoffrey Canada

"I cried every day of first grade. In class. Which meant I ended up getting comfortable emoting in a place where it wasn't the norm." - Jesse Eisenberg

"Get away from the place that makes you feel comfortable with your depression. The reality is it's never as bad as the insanity you've created in your head." - Ben Huh

"The Annex is an ideal place to hide in. It may be damp and lopsided, but there's probably not a more comfortable hiding place in all of Amsterdam. No, in all of Holland." - Anne Frank

"Imagine if every church became a place where everyone is safe, but no one is comfortable. Image if every church became a place where we told one another the truth. We might just create sanctuary." - Rachel Held Evans

"I mean, it feels like a homecoming in a really wonderfully comfortable place to be - the same director, the same musical director, my same dressing room! [laughs] It's a great place to build something with freedom." - Kelli O'Hara

"The room is a special place. It's not "A room" it's THE room. It's a place where there is no restriction. If we title it "a room" it can be any room but it's THE room so it is a special place. We all have this place. It's like our little corner that you are comfortable with." - Tommy Wiseau

"There's nothing so comfortable as a small bankroll. A big one is always in danger." - Wilson Mizner

"Get Comfortable being uncomfortable" - Jillian Michaels

"Change is rarely comfortable" - Arno Allan Penzias

"Speak comfortable words." - William Shakespeare

"I'm very comfortable writing." - Ann Patchett

"Oh, comfortable cocoa!" - Dodie Smith

"Explosions are not comfortable." - Yevgeny Zamyatin

"Change is rarely comfortable." - Arno Allan Penzias

"Change is rarely comfortable." - Arno Penzias

"Until you, I didn't consider my past as an issue. Yes, it affected certain ways I did things, but everything had its place and I wasn't unhappy. In fact, I thought I had a comfortable and uncomplicated life." "Oh boy." My nose wrinkled. "Hello, Mr Comfortable. I'm Miss Complicated." His grin flashed. "Never a dull moment." - Sylvia Day

"I really like doing television shows, and I anticipated doing a comedy, because thats the place I feel the most comfortable - those are the risks I want to take." - Lizzy Caplan

"I see no reason why I should not live on indefinitely just as I have done, and on the whole I am more comfortable here than in Purgatory, a place that I imagine to be like the suburbs of London." - Mary Borden

"I drift along, thinking about the past a great deal. The past is so reliable, so delightful, and the best place to live. I end up there quite often, you know; it's very comfortable and dependable." - Barry Humphries

"Before you place your financial future in the hands of an adviser, it's imperative that you find someone who not only makes you comfortable but whose honesty is beyond reproach." - Benjamin Graham

"I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions, even though I long ago came to the conclusion that I was not a political person and could have no comfortable place in any political group." - Lillian Hellman

"There are times when marriage is not such a comfortable place But you find your way; you become a different person. You grow into it. And you have to work at marriage every day." - Kajol

"The Internet gave a place like, 'Oh, I'll do whatever I want now. Nobody's going to see it anyways.' Oddly enough, people started watching and I got more confident, comfortable with it." - Shane Dawson

"I've learned to relax and be my present age and my present position. I feel comfortable on my mid-thirties. It doesn't seem such an alien place to be." - David Bowie

"That's the most comfortable place for me. In the beginning, yes, I was nervous going on stage. I was not a natural performer. I really had to acquire that skill." - Jerry Seinfeld

"I actually didn't enjoy being a child particularly at all even though I had nice parents in a comfortable place to live. Just because I was too confused in generating too many answers for myself that just scared me more." - Lena Dunham

"Most of the times to be honest with you, I get sexually harassed certainly more than I do to females, because... they are comfortable with me, and because they know I can't take it to a dangerous place." - Brad Williams

"Art is supposed to be about creativity. But the same people are the same art darlings every month, and it's a bit annoying. It's supposed to be diverse and interesting and conceptual and have weird concepts in a comfortable place." - Mia

"I'm at a place in my life where I do finally feel, at least most of the time, that I know who I am and I'm comfortable with the person that I am." - Aaron Tveit

"I'm very comfortable in the U.S. and Europe, but I feel completely out of place in the rest of the world, mostly because I never spent time outside the U.S. and Europe until I was in my 30s." - Brad Feld

"Ridley creates a very immersive world, so when you walk up to a Ridley Scott film set you're in Ridley Scott's imagination, and it's a really comfortable, cool place to be." - Chiwetel Ejiofor

"When I was young, I kept trying to be in the most helpful place for me, when sometimes, as players, you have to look in the mirror and say, "It's not always going to be comfortable."" - Drew Gooden

"If my favorite, most comfortable place is by our fireplace in cold weather, expedient places are on an airplane, in a waiting room or even waiting in line; frequently these days, while on the phone having been 'put on hold.'" - Joyce Carol Oates

"Our studio is kind of built into our home, so it's a place you can ramble, and we can do a pretty good recording here. The band is really comfortable her." - Chris Frantz

"I wasn't really the most charming person, socially - it took me a long time to develop my people skills - but the one place I was always comfortable was onstage, acting or singing." - Zooey Deschanel

"My favorite room in the house is the living room. We have two big couches, six recliners and over 20 pillows. It's a really comfortable place to hang out with my family." - Cody Linley

"The best way to get to know the place you are traveling in is to walk around... and the best way to walk around is with comfortable shoes! Grab your travel buddy and your running shoes and go explore!" - Laura Marano

"There's a store in my neighborhood called Futon World. I like that name, 'Futon World.' Makes me think of a magical place that gets less and less comfortable over time." - Demetri Martin

"Getting on stage and performing and standing under lights is such an unsettling experience - in a good and bad way - but it's the only place I can go to feel comfortable." - Matt Berninger

"I really like to cook and have dinner parties and I like to clean, it really clears my head and it makes me feel good to keep my home as a comfortable place." - Jenny Slate

"I really like doing television shows, and I anticipated doing a comedy, because that's the place I feel the most comfortable - those are the risks I want to take." - Lizzy Caplan

"However, I'm at a very comfortable place in my career and celebrity, in that I don't have to audition as extensively as I used to for roles but yet I'm not immediately recognizable." - Claire Danes

"For me, I believe comedy's about taking risks, taking chances, working in a safe environment where you're comfortable making a fool of yourself. It's so critical, especially in comedy, to just have all those right pieces in place." - Michael Spiller

"I'm not saying this just to be self-deprecating, but I have always taken delight in playing people who are oblivious, because I do think I have giant, giant blind spots. It's a very comfortable place to be." - Ty Burrell

"There are times when marriage is not such a comfortable place... But you find your way; you become a different person. You grow into it. And you have to work at marriage every day." - Kajol

"Jam Cruise is actually a comfortable place for me. My jamming skills and my improvisational skills have improved immensely as I've gone more solo, because I've had this opportunity." - John Oates

"Although Omaha is my birthplace and the place I grew up, I don't see myself spending extended amounts of time there. I feel almost more comfortable and more at peace in New York." - Conor Oberst

"There's no place like home, there's no place like home, there's no place like home." - L Frank Baum

"A barracks is meant to be a place where real soldiers were to be fed and equipped for war, not a place to settle down in or as a comfortable snuggery in which to enjoy ourselves. I hope that if ever they, our soldiers, do settle down God will burn their barracks over their heads!" - Catherine Booth

". . .only the victims and survivors can truly comprehend the awfulness of that time and place; the rest of us live on the other side of the fence, staring through from our own comfortable place, trying in our own clumsy ways to make sense of it all." - John Boyne

"Those who expect moments of change to be comfortable and free of conflict have not learned their history." - Joan Wallach Scott

"Change - even change meant to improve our lives - creates stress. We can get comfortable with our problems." - David Allen

"To live a life of virtue, you have to become consistent, even when it isn't convenient, comfortable, or easy." - Epictetus

"The comfortable people in tight houses felt pity at first, and then distaste, and finally hatred for the migrant people." - John Steinbeck

"Sexiness is a state of mind - a comfortable state of being. It's about loving yourself in your most unlovable moments." - Halle Berry

"Progress is a comfortable disease." - E E Cummings

"Get comfortable with being uncomfortable!" - Jillian Michaels

"Being comfortable is over-rated." - Clint Eastwood

"I like to be comfortable." - Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

"I'm comfortable with morally gray." - Noah

"I'm not comfortable around cameras." - Suzanne Collins

"I like to be comfortable." - Nikolaj Costerwaldau

"I'm most comfortable on stage." - Henry Rollins

"I'm really comfortable with myself." - Kat Dennings

"I'm not comfortable around guns." - Daniel Silva

"Get comfortable with the uncomfortable." - Jessica Walsh

"Based on the overwhelming array of luxury products manufacturers have recently introduced, homeowners want anything that makes their lives more comfortable at home. Whether it involves heating/warming accessories or spa-like home environments, it's part of the 'cocooning' phenomena that has resurfaced. People are spending more time at home and they want to be comfortable. They want to use their home to its full potential, not just as a place to eat and sleep between workdays." - Stephanie Miller

"Back home I had always been comfortable around people. I was the troublemaker, always being funny - that's just who I am. I'm Latina; I've always had that extra little flavor. But when I got to New York, it became about being comfortable with myself in a place where I didn't know many people, and that was the big challenge. Ultimately my personality helped me build relationships with the people I was working with, and I was able to stand out." - Joan Smalls

"His time's forever, everywhere his place." - Abraham Cowley

"Florida is a very healing place." - Burt Reynolds

"Communication can only take place among equals." - Kenneth E. Boulding

"Simply duty hath no place for fear." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"Greece is a good place for rebirths." - Judith Martin

"Second place is the first loser." - Dennis Anderson

"Your place is here, in my heart." - Janio Quadros

"Monday In Other Place. Did nothing." - Jonathan Stroud

"There are only two places in this league, First Place and No Place." - Tom Seaver

"Our relation to the natural world takes place in a place." - Gary Snyder

"Unless you move, the place where you are is the place where you will always be." - Ashleigh Brilliant

"The gray area, the place between black and white - that's the place where life happens." - Justin Timberlake

"It is uncertain in what place death may await thee; therefore expect it in any place." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"I shall show that the place does not honor the man, but the man the place." - Agesilaus

"To place wit before good sense is to place the superfluous before the necessary." - Francois Dominique de Reynaud

"The only place you will be accepted is the place you make for yourself." - Holly Lisle

"Great changes are about to take place in the whole universe. It will not be a comfortable time. It is important that each one has no fear, no concern, knowing that this great upheaval is necessary before the next step can be taken." - Eileen Caddy

"I'm just as comfortable performing solo with just my acoustic guitar and vocal as I am with a band. The main thing for me is that the performance remain rooted in the words and voice, that there be no place to hide." - Michael Gira

"That's human nature - we want to completely rewrite history so it can be comfortable. Without getting too profound, I'm pretty sure that's where the invention of the afterlife comes from. "We don't really become worm food. We go to a magical place with bunnies and rainbows."" - Bobcat Goldthwait

"I've never been in this part of Trenton before. I don't feel comfortable driving around buildings that haven't got gang slogans sprayed on them. Look at this place. No boarded-up windows. No garbage in the gutter. No brothers selling goods on the street. Don't know how people can live like this." - Janet Evanovich

"Sometimes you'll have great actors who aren't comfortable with improvising. Which can get pretty frustrating. But every actor's coming from a different place and they have their own strengths and weaknesses and your job is to sell them as two people in the same world. Some of them have to have their hands held and some I just let loose entirely." - David Gordon Green

"I never felt comfortable in real life very well. It's always been an awkward kind of thing for me and so when I hit the stage I just sensed freedom. I sensed here's a place that I can have all the experiences of life and not feel uncomfortable about it." - Nick Nolte

"There is no place so benighted and godforsaken that some moron won't go there on vacation. People could be living in an open sewer and swallowing dirt to stop the hunger, and there'd be a couple from Larchmont wearing comfortable shoes there to take pictures of them." - Thomas Perry

"The word phobic has its place when properly used, but lately it's been declawed by the pompous insistence that most animosity is based upon fear rather than loathing.... I hate computers. My hatred is entrenched, and I nourish it daily. I'm comfortable with it, and no community outreach program will change my mind." - David Sedaris

"I can't rightly say where deciding to write about the American Revolution came from; I had bits and pieces of information about the war and about the country at that time that I'd collected over the years and, of course, I'm comfortable in the woods, so, finally, it just all feel into place." - Gary Paulsen

"Living a happy life is my main priority. You guys may think I am selfish for "wasting my talent" by staying away from events for a bit, but I am finally at a comfortable place where I can honestly say, if you guys see me out on tour again it's because I am there to win, and I'm going to go 100%." - Andy Irons

"We knew, very early on, that we had to be very, very clear that directors need to speak to actors and actresses and be very clear about what is expected, and find out whether they're comfortable with that. Wardrobe has to be in place. There have to be checks." - Michael Sheen

"America is a very venal place; everything has to be sold there. You can repackage your own s**t and sell it if it is marketed in the right way. The motivation is to sell. It's so illogical and strange to me. It's such a disposable culture and yet I feel comfortable being American." - Jim Jarmusch

"I find that I'm not as worried anymore about what other people think. That's a comfortable place to be. And I'm starting to let go of the feeling that I need to push myself to do things I don't want to do - an impulse that has always been linked to the feeling that I'm not enough." - Sally Field

"Marriage is not comfortable and harmonious. Rather it is a place of individuation where a person rubs up against oneself and against the partner, bumps up against the person in love and in rejection, and in this fashion learns to know oneself, the world, good and evil, the heights and the depths." - Adolph Guggenbuhl-Craig

"I was told many years ago by my grandmother who raised me: If somebody puts you on a road and you don't feel comfortable on it and you look ahead and you don't like the destination and you look behind and you don't want to return to that place, step off the road." - Maya Angelou

"Population diminishing, even in Japan and Italy, the population is diminishing. When society can reach a sustainable place or gain comfortable income, then people tend to have fewer children. Poverty makes a chain reaction of having many children. So when society reaches some kind of level, then it will turn toward getting a smaller population." - Hiroshi Sugimoto

"First of all, it's a blast. Just fun; it's a good environment to play. And Jayne and I have a great time together because we're somewhat familiar with each other; that's a fun and comfortable place to start at when building our relationship. Everyone's incredible and they're good at what they do." - Kendra Kassebaum

"I was adopted legally around age three, but it's not like this thing I think about when I wake up every day. I was adopted by my foster parents, so I was comfortable with them. I wasn't in this alien place." - Angel Olsen

"We are all sentenced to capital punishment for the crime of living, and though the condemned cell of our earthly existence is but a narrow and bare dwelling-place, we have adjusted ourselves to it, and made it tolerably comfortable for the little while we are to be confined in it." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"When you make a solo record, it's you. It's your name. It has to be the right songs for how you feel. It just took me a really long time to get to a place where I felt comfortable with the material and the recording." - Jenny Lewis

"We are all sentenced to capital punishment for the crime of living, and though the condemned cell of our earthly existence is but a narrow and bare dwelling-place, we have adjusted ourselves to it, and made it tolerably comfortable for the little while we are to be confined in it." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

"If critics say your work stinks it's because they want it to stink and they can make it stink by scaring you into conformity with their comfortable little standards. Standards so low that they can no longer be considered "dangerous" but set in place in their compartmental understandings." - Jack Kerouac

"The fact that, for so many generations, ordinary, everyday Americans came out of the closet and told their family and friends about who they are has laid the foundation for public sentiment to change. They got comfortable in their own skins to be able to share themselves with family and friends. This is where social change took place." - Mark Takano

"I think being an Asian woman has been more of an advantage than a disadvantage. It helps me stand out from the rest of the entertainers out there. Again, being from such an ethnically diverse place like New York, you get comfortable and confident with being different!" - Nadia Ali

"Many of the prophets of Jesus's time were thought to just be mad men, just sort of crazy people who were claiming to channel the divine. Perhaps that means we should be a little less judgmental of some of our own crazies talking about God on the corner. They might actually have found a pretty comfortable place in Jesus's time." - Reza Aslan

"I always knew that St. Jude was an amazing organization but meeting the kids and seeing how the hospital works first hand was truly beautiful. It doesn't feel like a regular hospital all dreary and sad. It's a colorful, beautiful, comfortable, fun place to live and the energy is wonderful." - Ariana Grande

"Think about the comfortable feeling you have as you open your front door. That's but a hint of what we'll feel some day on arriving at the place our Father has lovingly and personally prepared for us in heaven. We will finally - and permanently - be 'at home' in a way that defies description." - Charles Stanley

"One place that I really feel comfortable is being a comedienne. I'm very socially inept. There's so many things that I can not do in life, and this is, like, the one thing that I have mastery over. It's my world. And anybody who's coming to the show, it's like they're coming because they know that this is my world." - Margaret Cho

"For a border state, I would argue that Texas is less lunatic on the subject of immigration issues than other places around it, like Arizona. They're much more comfortable with their long-term identity as a place with a very large Hispanic population." - Gail Collins

"A lot of our music came out of a lot of weird psychology and weird emotions. When you play the whole body of work, you get tossed all over the place. It's not easy listening. It's not even comfortable to listen to." - Dave Davies

"My style has definitely evolved. When I first started out I think I was a little all over the place and the clothes kind of wore me rather than the other way round. But now I'm at the point where I'm comfortable dressing for me, I know what works and what I like." - Ashley Greene

"Growing up in a cold place, in Southern Ontario, Woolrich was a brand of choice for us because it was always warm and comfortable. The parka with the fur on it was standard fare for us. It's extraordinary that they have kept up with the times. Beyond the parka, they have changed, and they have some pretty hip, cool items which I wear." - Douglas Kirkland

"I always feel more comfortable in chaotic surroundings. I don't know why that is. I think order is dull. There is something about this kind of desire for order, particularly in Anglo Saxon cultures, that drive out this ability for the streets to become a really exotic, amorphous, chaotic, organic place where ideas can, basically, develop." - Malcolm Mclaren

"But I've never felt that being an actress is being in a comfortable place. It's seen from the outside that we're being driven in big cars and having these gorgeous suites and all of that. But come on, it's not about that." - Juliette Binoche

"When you turn up in Leicester Square and there are 5,000 people screaming your name and holding placards, that's just weird. It's hard to find a place for it in your brain that makes any sense. I'm not really comfortable in that sort of situation." - Sean Biggerstaff

"Grissom comes from a place where we know he had a deaf mother, he was raised in a silent household, on some level, had a father who potentially was not around and he learned what he knew by himself in the back yard, with bugs and animals. He's not comfortable being a supervisor and that's his problem." - William Petersen

"My work comes out of a deep psychological place, so it's not like I'm Object Man at home. Theoretically, I'm not against objects, but, personally, I'm not comfortable attaching myself to them - I don't seek them out. What you can say about my home is that it's not very ambitious." - Tino Sehgal



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