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Doing Exciting Things Quotes


"What we're doing is giving her new exciting fashion things every month." - Tamara Mellon

"You have to be careful not to let your fear stop you doing things. It's very exciting to test yourself." - Francesca Annis

"If we continue doing the right things in Africa, we can create a very exciting and competitive global market here." - Patrice Motsepe

"Every project has its things to be overcome, but I didn't find that there was anything particularly impossible about what we were doing - it was all quite exciting." - James Frain

"I'm triggering acoustic instruments. I'm literally beating, smacking, hitting, blowing, doing physical things. It's an incredibly exciting way to make music." - Pat Metheny

"What you don't realize as a kid is that if your parents are always going to be there for you, they aren't going to be somewhere else doing exciting and glamorous things." - Robert Breault

"I feel like my dad was the more artistic one, creating his own thing, loving to be around people, and all this stuff, doing exciting things, and my mom was more of the performer." - Jillian Hervey

"What you don't realize as a kid is that if your parents are always going to be there for you, they aren't going to be somewhere else doing exciting and glamorous things." - Robert Brault

"I think the only way you can really grow is if you push yourself and put yourself in uncomfortable positions and doing things that you're not used to; it's exciting." - Megan Hilty

"This earth is exciting. There are so many things happening." - Shailene Woodley

"You can't give any exciting speech without misremembering things." - Lena Dunham

"I think it's exciting to see actors do new things." - Toni Collette

"Fear sometimes stops you from doing stupid things. But it can also stop you from doing creative or exciting or experimental things. It can cloud your judgment of others, and lead to all kinds of evil. The control and understanding of our personal fears is one of the most important undertakings in our life." - Helen Mirren

"We're doing some very exciting, bold things, pioneering content on mobile and for broadband, ... My vision is to say, as we take the strategy forward, we are doing it to deliver public remit. We're thinking less and less about C4 and more about the brand family." - Tim Duncan

"In my early thirties I was working in television as a researcher. I was really stuck for a period of five years. I got to TV when I was thirty. I hated being a music writer, and kept wondering why I couldn't be doing the exciting things that my friends were doing in television." - Mary Harron

"Sometimes I would go home from work and just stare at the wall for a couple of hours. But, I can't complain. Whatever knocks you out working is the kind of work that I want to be doing because it's always those challenges that are the most exciting, and the things I hope to get to keep doing in my work." - Lily Rabe

"When you have to do all the more crappy jobs before, you appreciate all the good work that comes out of that. There are many girls who immediately have a top model career, and there are lots of models who are doing things that aren't as exciting as doing big campaigns and beautiful magazines." - Saskia De Brauw

"Winning the prize wasn't half as exciting as doing the work itself." - Maria Goeppert-Mayer

"I had a very exciting life in Italy, and I was doing lots of variety shows." - Moran Atias

"She asked me what made me do such a thing. That is an awkward question because I often can't tell what makes me do things. Sometimes I do them just to find out what I feel like doing them. And sometimes I do them because I want to have some exciting things to tell my grandchildren." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"The most exciting thing is not doing it. If you fall in love with someone and never do it, it's much more exciting." - Andy Warhol

"Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet." - Andy Warhol

"Memory implies that there is some static time and place you can go back to, whereas if you relive it by trying to put yourself back in that context, its more nuanced, less black and white. More traumatic, but also more exciting. When I knew I had to write about things that would be painful, I put off doing it for ages. But then eventually the fear of not doing it becomes greater than the fear of doing it." - Damian Barr

"Fear can be one of the most destructive emotions. It is, of course, also very important, in that fear sometimes stops you from doing stupid things. But it can also stop you from doing creative or exciting or experimental things. It can cloud your judgement of others, and lead to all kinds of evil. The control and understanding of our personal fears is one of the most important undertakings of our lives." - Helen Mirren

"Doing common things uncommonly well." - Orison Swett Marden

"It's fun doing new things." - Rick Baker

"I like doing energetic things." - Jimmy Fallon

"You'd see extraordinary-looking people around in the '70s. It was so exciting! You'd have mad people, like Gerlinde [Kostiff] riding around on her bicycle with a huge hat. Everybody was doing things. I don't have any bad memories of that period." - Manolo Blahnik

"What's exciting to me is the live show medium itself; it's the last untouchable medium. I don't think it will ever go away. It has gone on from the beginning of time with little performances around a campfire, I'd imagine, like cavemen doing some chants, rhythm, and sounds, beating on things." - Juliette Lewis

"What I liked about doing a soundtrack is that it's almost the opposite of any kind of normal recording that a band does, because it's very much a restricted, narrow... And I kind of like that, I find it exciting to work within these things." - Tim Gane

"Ever since I was nine years old and I watched Neil and Buzz walk on the moon, I have felt passionately that this is an interesting human adventure. This is one of the things we're doing that is really fundamentally important, as we leave our home planet, but also exciting." - Chris Hadfield

"I came to filmmaking as an actor looking for great characters and great opportunities, both of which are kind of hard to come by. It turns out I really love the process. And, it's exciting to be able to take my career by the reigns and make things happen for myself. Hopefully, in doing so, more opportunities will become available to me." - Katie Aselton

"There are definitely people who are stuck in the '60s and there are definitely people who think I am and it's just not true. I was performing for a long time before the '60s and I'll be doing exciting interesting things for along time to come." - Petula Clark

"For me personally, I have a fear of, 'If I stop, I'm going to die.' If I stop doing the things that are enriching to me or creatively exciting to me or if I stop creating, then I feel stagnant. If something isn't growing, it's dying." - Chris Hardwick

"I really want to do a Western. I want to be the dude who is riding horses and doing exciting things - something where I get to do something physical and have to train for it. I don't want to be the damsel." - Margot Robbie

"Every film is exciting because I get new tools and cool new things to do." - Scarlett Johansson

"The most exciting things going on in America today are movements to change America." - Mario Savio

"I'm really keen to try things. I love improvisation. It's quite exciting." - Tcheky Karyo

"There are few things more exciting to me, in short, than a psychological reason." - Henry James

"Innocence is one of the most exciting things in the world." - Eartha Kitt

"The goal is to do things that are exciting and respectable." - Jared Kushner

"It's incredibly exciting to know people are using and living with the things I create." - Greg Lynn

"One of the exciting things about reporting is going to places you've never been to before." - H G Bissinger

"One of the exciting things about reporting is going to places you've never been to before." - Buzz Bissinger

"When things mean a very great deal to you, exciting anticipation just isn't safe." - Dodie Smith

"I like books that are exciting and that make you think about things as well." - Saoirse Ronan

"It's an exciting adventure to give those things that you've always held onto." - Frederick Lenz

"One of the interesting and exciting things about my job is watching technological ground being pioneered." - Guy Ritchie

"The most exciting thing in the world to me is that I'm doing what I love to do, and that I'm successful doing it. Pursuing my dream and executing it is exciting to me." - Kevin Hart

"One of the things about crowd work that's so exciting is when you discover a character in the audience who's interesting or funny, who you can vibe off of. If someone's got a weird job that you can make reference to throughout, or you can bring that person onstage - humiliate them, or celebrate them! You can put people in conversation with one another. The best is when something that they're doing can reflect back on something that you're doing." - John Hodgman

"Boxing is a business. I have been in the professional game for five years now - I'm not doing it for nothing. I am doing it so I can provide for my future family, so I can have a future. I am here to make money. And at the same time I'm the most exciting fighter in Britain, if not the world, in my opinion. I don't know anybody else in the game that does the things I do in the ring." - Chris Eubank, Jr.

"Work is most fulfilling when you're at the comfortable, exciting edge of not quite knowing what you are doing." - Alain De Botton

"It's exciting to watch people do and write and say what they feel like doing, writing and saying." - Uzo Aduba

"I wouldn't want to disappoint my fans by doing anything exciting. You've got to stay true to your roots." - Grumpy Cat

"There's no reason for anybody to jump out of bushes to take pictures of me. I'm not doing anything exciting." - Sarah Mclachlan

"The whole experience of doing a sitcom is... Telling jokes with such precision is really exciting, but it's also terrifying." - Lea Thompson

"Life just doesn't hand you things. You have to get out there and make things happen. that's the exciting part." - Emeril Lagasse

"We're taught to do things the right way. But if you want to discover something that other people haven't, you need to do things the wrong way. Initiate a failure by doing something that's very silly, unthinkable, naughty, dangerous. Watching why that fails can take you on a completely different path. It's exciting, actually. To me, solving problems is a bit like a drug. You're on it, and you can't get off." - James Dyson

"We"re taught to do things the right way. But if you want to discover something that other people have', you need to do things the wrong way. Initiate a failure by doing something that's very silly, unthinkable, naughty, dangerous. Watching why that fails can take you on a completely different path. It's exciting, actually. To me, solving problems is a bit like a drug. You're on it, and you ca' get off." - James Dyson

"It's exciting not knowing what I'm doing next, but it won't be long before I'm going to feel like I needed to be doing something, whatever it is." - Mick Garris

"I feel like I prefer movies, but, at the same time, theater is so exciting when you're doing it. It's a harder job doing theater." - Ana De La Reguera

"Things not worth doing are not worth doing well." - Ken Blanchard

"You're a superhero. Shut up and enjoy having superpowers. This makes me crazy. This is why the Marvel movies kick DC movies' asses right and left. Because, I'm not paying $15 for a movie to go watch people being morose about lives that are much more interesting and exciting than mine and they hate them. I'm paying my money to see people sort of revel in doing things that I can't do." - Mark Waid

"It's not so much less pressure, it's less work, which is really exciting to me. I'm just personally looking forward to being able to spend a little more time doing different things, so that's really great. Jay and I are writing a book this year which is really fun and so yeah, I am very excited to spend less crazy 12-hour days on set. Those were taxing times." - Mark Duplass

"I am a director and I think actually they're not that different - dramas and docs aren't that different. When I'm doing a drama I'm trying to make things feel as believable and real as possible. The hair, the make-up, the costume, the design, you're trying to make it authentic. And when you've got a documentary it's all authentic, so what story are you going to tell and how do you make it dramatic and exciting? It's the same thing." - Asif Kapadia

"One of the exciting things about producing a comic is seeing the artist stamp his own interpretation on it." - Matt Smith

"War is a lot of things and it's useless to pretend that exciting isn't one of them. (pg. 144)" - Sebastian Junger

"One of the exciting things about being a believer is watching God unveil His plan for our lives." - Andy Stanley

"Things can only go so far before you can't take them any further for them to be exciting." - Liam Howlett

"I've always wanted to try new things because it's exciting and it keeps you active and alive." - Robert Redford

"It was great to do and it's exciting to do those things. That's another thing, that one enjoys the game." - Albert Finney

"Making a video is one of the most exciting things for artists and fans. It's like a payoff." - Kina Grannis

"I feel that when you care about your music, taking risks is something you should do to keep things exciting." - Drake

"How vain painting is, exciting admiration by its resemblance to things of which we do not admire the originals." - Blaise Pascal

"Things are rarely as exciting or dramatic as we make them out to be in the press." - Joaquin Phoenix

"There's something quite exciting when you have a history with somebody and you see them do new and different things." - Tim Burton

"What makes things exciting in life is to overcome your challenges and get creative and think outside of the box." - Courteney Cox

"Few things are worth doing perfectly." - Mason Cooley

"Some idiotic things are well worth doing." - Richard Ford

"Manners are happy ways of doing things." - Anonymous

"Success is doing ordinary things extraordinary well." - Jim Rohn

"Spend time doing things that matter." - Robin S. Sharma

"Productivity starts with doing the right things." - Bill Capodagli

"Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well." - John W Gardner

"Saying and doing are two things." - Matthew Henry

"You are richer for doing things." - Jessica Tandy

"Doing beautiful things is its own reward." - Teller

"Memories are doing funny things to us." - Milos Forman

"Doing things for others always pays dividends..." - Claude M Bristol

"I have my way of doing things." - Romario

"I love doing things people don't expect." - Lil' Kim

"Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well." - Jim Rohn

"I've learned that by doing things, things get done" - Ray Bradbury

"I"ve learned that by doing things, things get done" - Ray Bradbury

"Doing things is not the same as getting things done." - Jared Silver

"Honesty isn't enough for me. That becomes very boring. If you can convince people what you're doing is real and it's also bigger than life - that's exciting." - Gene Hackman

"It went beyond idealism and that ridiculous term "activism," which basically means talking about something but doing nothing. . . . We made giving exciting." - Bob Geldof

"Rush, that most exciting perversion of life, the necessity of accomplishing something in less time than should be truly allowed for its doing." - Ernest Hemingway

"The message of frustration is an exciting signal. it means that your brain beleives you could be doing better than you currently are." - Tony Robbins

"It's exciting for me to see [Laura Bush] busy and out there enjoying what she's doing. But we always make time to be with each other as well." - George W Bush

"You're always trying to find new stuff and new inspiration. If you don't really push and you don't try something that feels exciting, then it's not worth doing." - Hamilton Leithauser

"It went beyond idealism and that ridiculous term activism, which basically means talking about something but doing nothing.... We made giving exciting." - Bob Geldof

"As an actor, it's my job to make everything interesting and exciting and new. If I'm not doing my job well, then I'm stealing." - Allison Mack

"It's so exciting to be doing radio on the cutting edge of technology. Being in on something new is the biggest thrill in the world." - Lynn Samuels

"The problem with doing a schlocky or big budget studio film is that it wouldn't actually be fun for me. It wouldn't be exciting." - David Cronenberg

"It's kind of exciting again. I'm doing everything right, right now. I'm driving the ball well and I'm hitting some pretty good irons and giving myself opportunities." - Fuzzy Zoeller

"When you're talking about who is doing the most exciting and interesting horror films of the last 20 years, it's Japan. I mean, they are making amazing films." - Drew Goddard

"I really have branched out into areas where I'm totally uncertain, which is very exciting for me. I kind of like not knowing what I'm doing." - Shary Boyle

"Reading and writing... are exciting. The most exciting things I can think of. And now, as I reflect... I have to say that I've been lucky in that I'm amused by what I do - sufficiently amused." - Clive James

"Working with the computer gives rise to many opportunities to transcend asocial behavior, because it produces exciting and visually interesting things to share, whether it's by creating video games, computer art or sharing exciting Web sites." - Seymour Papert

"You're just always growing. I feel like it's been very fast growth, but super exciting and I know I'll look back and feel like 'Yes, things were stressful, but it was also such an exciting time.'" - Jillian Hervey

"This is my first term. I was told it was going to be an exciting term, and a lot of things would be done, and I cannot think about something more exciting than save Social Security." - Virginia Foxx

"Doing little things well is a step toward doing big things better." - Vincent Van Gogh

"If you're not doing some things that are crazy, then you're doing the wrong things." - Larry Page

"Doing more things faster is no substitute for doing the right things." - Stephen Covey

"Getting rich isn't about doing certain things. It's about doing things in the certain way!" - Wallace D. Wattles

"Perfection consists not in doing extraordinary things, but in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well." - Marie Angelique Arnauld

"Holiness doesn't mean doing extraordinary things, but doing ordinary things with love and faith." - Pope Francis

"Before you wonder "Am I doing things right?" wonder "Am I doing the right things?"" - Stephen Covey

"(In schools) There is an emphasis on doing things right rather on doing the right things." - Thomas J. Sergiovanni

"Perfection consists not in doing extraordinary things, but in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well." - Angelique Arnauld

"Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things." - Peter Drucker

"Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things." - Peter Drucker

"I prefer doing things rather than sitting around talking about doing things." - George Kaiser

"It's such a long mission and we get to spend so much time in space... we're doing such exciting research. And I don't want to overemphasize the life science research, but as a physician the life science research that we're doing is extremely exciting." - Laurel Clark

"Doing womenswear is challenging, and it's exciting. I approach it the same way as I approach menswear, so it's in a tailored way, and I do my thing. I love doing it." - Thom Browne

"I just feel exciting." - Li Na

"When I get hired as an actor as opposed to a writer, one of things that's exciting for me is doing stuff I wouldn't normally do myself. So whether it's a kid's movie or a voice in animation or in this case - where I just get to be silly, it's a different kind of comedy for me. As a performer, it's a different pleasure than when you're writing or directing. As a performer, you're just in the hands of the director and you go with whatever they want to do." - Stephen Merchant

"People say that you want to be varied in your career, and I've done so many things and am very appreciative. But, the one thing I've never done and wanted to do was to be a regular on a TV show, where you get 22 weeks of the year to develop and play a character. I've done arcs of five or eight episodes on shows, but I'd like to have a character that's rich enough and deep enough to want to explore and live with for a few years. Playing the same character, but doing different scenes seems very exciting to me." - Jim Piddock

"Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things." - Elbert Hubbard

"When you put yourself on the line in a race and expose yourself to the unknown, you learn things about yourself that are very exciting." - Doris Brown Heritage

"One of the things that gets me up in the morning is knowing that customer expectations are always rising, and I find that very exciting." - Jeff Bezos

"Im a total weirdo and have often felt like an outcast and a freak, and I love that. It makes things so much more exciting." - Zoe Kravitz

"I gave up being a conventional person a long time ago. Things have been so much more exciting since I did." - Dolores Hitchens

"The young are just as opinionated as the old, but have more exciting things to do than sit around airing their opinions all day." - Mason Cooley

"New Orleans is one of the most exciting, incredible communities in the world. There's such a rich culture and history, and there are innumerable things to do." - Ryan Reynolds

"I think kids slowly begin to realize that what they're learning relates to other things they know. Then learning starts to get more and more exciting" - Norton Juster

"She had always thought applying to college would be exciting. Living away from home, meeting so many new people, Learning new things, making a few poor life desicisons...." - Maureen Johnson

"Of all things known to mortals wine is the most powerful and effectual for exciting and inflaming the passions of mankind, being common fuel to them all." - Francis Bacon

"Try to find the right balance of keeping things exciting and treating your audience with respect, and also treating yourself as an artist with respect." - Trent Reznor

"I've been very fortunate. I feel very thankful. I've been able to come home and do some fun things and make it exciting for people here at home" - Roger Clemens

"I'd so much rather have exciting architecture that causes one to stop, breathe, and reflect on the potential of the human mind, the craft, and exploring things." - William Mcdonough

"To me, groups of musicians playing together, not fighting each other, but playing a groove together is one of the most exciting things to listen to." - Phil Collins

"I've always felt whatever the opposite of disillusioned is. I guess illusioned with movies and with people in movies and things like that. It's all exciting to me." - Alden Ehrenreich

"Sometimes my husband will surprise me with flowers for no reason. Unexpected romantic gestures are very important and keep things exciting." - Adriana Lima

"There are few things quite so boring as being religious, but there is nothing quite so exciting as being a Christian!" - W. Ian Thomas

"Technology will never rescue anyone from being a bad poet, but if you're good, it has the potential to do a lot of exciting things." - Stephen Vincent Benet

"Most changes in music, most exciting things that happen in music, occur through a miscommunication between people "I thought you said this." Poetry comes out of that too." - Tom Waits

"What's so exciting is to be able to just take something and polish it so much that hopefully in the future people will start borrowing things from it." - Theo De Raadt

"I build things that I think are exciting from a technology standpoint and will help make life easier, simpler and better for people." - Philippe Kahn



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