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"When I started playing, I wasn't fast, I was gangly, my jumpshot was terrible." - Oscar Robertson

"I never really considered myself attractive, really. I was always kind of gangly in school." - Robert Pattinson

"I always thought I was sort of awkward and goofy-looking. I'm still kind of gangly." - Troy Garity

"I was such a dork. I was too big. I was really gangly." - Kristen Johnston

"You should have seen me at 14, with braces and glasses, gangly and doing ballet!" - Margot Robbie

"I never really considered myself attractive. I was always kind of gangly in school." - Robert Pattinson

"More actors in action movies should be gangly because that way it's believable when they move through tight spaces." - Sofia Coppola

"I was not the most attractive child. I had two really big buck teeth. I was horrendous - long, lanky and gangly." - Angie Harmon

"I'm not gangly; I'm very coordinated. I do have a bit of a baby face. But I guess that just means I'll be working longer." - Tim Robbins

"I used to be very unathletic. I was always so gangly and self-conscious about my height. I had convinced myself I was uncoordinated. And as a result, I didn't want to try stuff." - Geena Davis

"They"re ogling you, dude. Talking about your assets and the fact that you're nauseatingly ripped, which I would have been had I not bit the dust at seventeen. I'm forever trapped in my tall, gangly phase. (Jesse)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"They're ogling you, dude. Talking about your assets and the fact that you're nauseatingly ripped, which I would have been had I not bit the dust at seventeen. I'm forever trapped in my tall, gangly phase. (Jesse)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"A hook shot kisses the rim and hangs there, helplessly, but doesn't drop and for once our gangly starting center boxes out his man and times his jump perfectly, gathering the orange leather/from the air like a cherished possession." - Edward Hirsch

"Books lined the shelves of bookstores like kids standing in a row to play baseball or soccer, and mine was the gangly, unathletic kid that no one wanted on their team." - Yann Martel

"My torso is short, but my arms are really long and gangly and my legs and my neck, and my feet and hands are really long, and I look like a duck." - Cyndi Lauper

"I wish I was a bit shorter, as I think shorter people have better walks. Freddie Fox, the actor, is shorter than me and has an amazing gait; and Tom Cruise has a brilliant run. I'm just gangly." - Jack Whitehall

"I'm a character actor. Nobody's ever seemed to think of me as a leading man. I'm 6'6'. I've got a big nose. I'm gangly. I've got crooked teeth. That's certainly not Brad Pitt. I'm still around and alive, so if they need older guys, I guess they're thinking of me." - James Cromwell

"Bend words. Stretch them, squash them, mash them up, fold them. Turn them over or swing them upside down. Make up new words. Leave a place for the strange and downright impossible ones. Use ancient words. Hold on to the gangly, silly, slippy, truthful, dangerous, out-of-fashion ones." - Kyo Maclear

"We expect him to take up a lot of space in his gangly experiments with life, and we teach him, through task, work, game, activity, and experience how to use that space. Above all, we give him mentoring and supervision that respects and teaches his gifts, his visions, even his shadowy inner demons" - Michael Gurian

"John Cleese was a big hero of mine. He grew up in Weston Super Mare near Bristol where I grew up; he was always very tall and gangly ,but he was smart and used his physicality in a very funny way. I used to think, 'Well he came from Weston and he did it, so there's a chance for me.'" - Stephen Merchant

"People don't mind insulting the tall. We're supposed to be fine with being awkward and skinny. I'm very easy to psychoanalyse. I was a gangly, awkward teenager who could make people laugh and thought that was a way to be socially more comfortable." - Stephen Merchant

"They go on about banning size zero, but I think Hollywood stars are the worst perpetrators. Most models are naturally long and gangly, while a lot of these young girls in Hollywood have gone on extreme diets. Their concave chests and bony arms are terrifying. It's scary to think that normal teenagers are tempted to copy them." - Twiggy

"At the age of 11 I was about 6 ft. tall and my voice had completely broken. That caused problems. I was this gangly, spotty, very unattractive kid. I wasn't cool and I wasn't a nerd. I didn't even want to fit in with anyone." - Dan Stevens

"Being tall when I was youngerl I was always a bit awkward. As a teenager, I was very, very thin, so I was very gangly and limby, and would sweep things off the table without realising how big my wingspan was - just out of control. A lot of women write to me and say, 'I'm six foot and exactly the same happens' - that's been lovely therapy." - Miranda Hart



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