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"Not taking yourself too seriously, that's the important thing." - Chris Colfer

"I've always said that sexy is having a really strong sense of yourself and never taking yourself too seriously." - Rebecca Romijn

"Never take yourself too seriously." - Ariana Grande

"Don't take yourself too seriously." - Trina

"Do' take yourself too seriously." - Trina

"Sexy at the millennium means having a solid sense of self but never taking yourself too seriously." - Rebecca Romijn

"Take your job seriously, but don't take yourself too seriously." - Alex Trebek

"You can't take yourself too seriously." - Leroy Neiman

"Don't take yourself too seriously. And take yourself as seriously as death itself." - Bruce Springsteen

"I think always staying focused and not taking things too seriously, but taking the important things seriously." - Chris Colfer

"Taking life seriously requires taking death seriously." - Studs Terkel

"You can't take yourself too seriously. But always have conviction." - Miguel

"You just can't take yourself too seriously, especially in comedy." - Paula Patton

"Don't take yourself too seriously - learn to laugh." - Ronnie Apteker

"Don't take yourself too seriously! You only live once!" - Harley Vieranewton

"Once you take yourself too seriously the art will suffer." - Maynard James Keenan

"I don't think it's healthy to take yourself too seriously." - Payne Stewart

"I don't consider myself a funny girl, but I do have a sense of humor because I don't take myself too seriously. Taking yourself too seriously, I think, is not right. Life is supposed to be funny. Because if you can laugh about yourself when you made a mistake or when you did something wrong, you can learn from it." - Stephanie Sigman

"If you start taking yourself more seriously than you do God then there's a problem." - Justin Bieber

"For me, acting is all about the aesthetic. I just want to keep honing my craft. Not that I'm taking myself too seriously, but every artist should consider himself Picasso. Otherwise, you're doing yourself an injustice." - Giovanni Ribisi

"The art of winning in business is in working hard - not taking things too seriously." - Elbert Hubbard

"I'm afraid of being lazy and complacent. I'm afraid of taking myself too seriously." - Barbara Hershey

"I think one thing I do pretty well is not taking myself too seriously." - Linus Torvalds

"I learned, especially from my mother, to respect the profession and take it seriously, but not take yourself too seriously." - Campbell Scott

"I do take my work seriously and the way to do that is not to take yourself too seriously." - Alan Rickman

"Faith is taking God seriously." - Derek Prince

"Toledo is better than exciting, it's happy. Because nothing is more conducive to unhappiness than taking yourself seriously, and taking yourself seriously is difficult when you're baseball team is the Mud Hens." - P J Orourke

"I'm a jeans size up from where I usually am, but there's nothing about it that freaks me out. I feel as sexy as I have ever felt. I've always said that sexy is having a really strong sense of yourself and never taking yourself too seriously." - Rebecca Romijn

"I'm a jeans size up from where I usually am, but there's nothing about it that freaks me out. I feel as sexy as I have ever felt. I"ve always said that sexy is having a really strong sense of yourself and never taking yourself too seriously." - Rebecca Romijn

"Laugh at yourself for man is most comical when he takes himself too seriously." - Og Mandino

"Accept change as a friend. And don't take yourself too seriously." - Tom Peters

"You are here for but an instant, and you mustn't take yourself too seriously" - Edgar Rice Burroughs

"Don't take life too seriously! Learn to enjoy yourself and be grateful for all you have." - Dia Frampton

"Laugh at yourself - a lot. My mum taught me not to take myself too seriously." - Michelle Dockery

"People think if you're a model then you must take yourself way too seriously." - Shalom Harlow

"Actually, I think it's quite sensible not to take yourself too seriously." - Charles Kennedy

"Do you think pandas know they're Chinese and they're taking the one child policy a bit too seriously?" - Jim Jefferies

"Living simply means concentrating on what's important in light of eternity. And not taking the rest of life too seriously." - Annie Chapman

"All depression has its roots in self-pity, and all self-pity is rooted in people taking themselves too seriously." - Tom Robbins

"Kids keep getting wiser younger, which is dangerous, and adults need to stop taking themselves too seriously." - Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

"Never Google yourself. Seriously, don't!" - Marcus Brigstocke

"Oh sorry, I was taking life seriously." - Bill Hicks

"You can't take yourself too seriously; it's important to poke fun at yourself. Once in a while, it is great to show your inadequacies, too." - Ram Kapoor

"Taking something seriously is more useful than taking it personally." - Alan Robert Neal

"Take yourself seriously but take yourself lightly." - Ken Blanchard

"If I could go back to my first year of acting school, I'd probably say: 'Relax. Stop taking yourself so seriously.'" - Seth Numrich

"Today, take a break from your ego and don't take yourself too seriously. Enjoy your Spirit and laugh!" - Sonia Choquette

"It's very hard to take yourself too seriously when you look at the world from outer space." - Thomas K. Mattingly II

"Don't take life too seriously." - RuPaul

"Don't take things too seriously." - Bruce Oldfield

"I take things too seriously." - Helen Slater

"If you ever start taking things too seriously, just remember that we are talking monkeys on an organic spaceship flying through the universe." - Joe Rogan

"Good work and joyous play go hand in hand. When play stops, old age begins. Play keeps you from taking life too seriously." - Lord Byron

"I am never usually taking myself too seriously and I think that people when they read stuff from me, they have to realise that I'm having fun." - Katy Perry

"I've really turned a corner recently in terms of not taking work too seriously, so it is much easier for me to not take my work home." - Julia Stiles

"I, personally, think there is a really danger of taking food too seriously. Food should be part of the bigger picture." - Anthony Bourdain

"Life is supposed to be fun! When you're having fun, you feel great and you receive great things! Having fun brings the life you want, and taking things too seriously brings a life you have to take seriously." - Rhonda Byrne

"Many pastors criticize me for taking the Gospel so seriously. But do they really think that on Judgment Day, Christ will chastise me, saying, 'Leonard, you took Me too seriously'?" - Leonard Ravenhill

"I suppose I could be accused of taking acting too seriously and losing the fun of it. I do take my work very seriously; I take on the responsibility of it." - David Suchet

"I love an act that makes fun of the situation, and of course makes fun of yourself. That's important, you can't take yourself too seriously." - Roy Haylock

"Don't take yourself too seriously. Know when to laugh at yourself, and find a way to laugh at obstacles that inevitably present themselves." - Halle Berry

"Take your work seriously, but don't take yourself seriously" - Clint Eastwood

"In New Zealand I think we often take ourselves too seriously, and being able to laugh at yourself is necessary in life without being too precious." - Murray Mexted

"I always have this red nose in my pocket, and if it looks like I'm taking things too seriously, or the person I'm talking to is taking them too seriously, I put the nose on. It doesn't matter what we're doing or talking about, it doesn't matter if we agree or disagree, the nose changes everything." - Bernie Glassman

"Take the competition seriously, but not yourself." - Richard Branson

"Take your job seriously, but not yourself" - Dwight D Eisenhower

"Take your work seriously and yourself lightly." - Bob Nelson

"Take your work seriously, but never yourself." - Margot Fonteyn

"You keep worrying you're taking up too much space. I wish you'd let yourself be the milky way." - Andrea Gibson

"You keep worrying you're taking up too much space. I wish you"d let yourself be the milky way." - Andrea Gibson

"The original 'Scream' is one of those classic things, but it totally pokes fun at itself too. It's never taking itself too seriously, which is why I think it's such a cult classic." - Shenae Grimes

"Taking faith seriously leads to the utility of altruistic behavior." - Ted Malloch

"I hate taking myself seriously. It drives me crazy!" - Liana Liberato

"Blasphemy has always seemed to require taking things very seriously." - Donna J. Haraway

"Whatever your dreams are, start taking them very, very seriously." - Barbara Sher

"Blasphemy has always seemed to require taking things very seriously." - Donna Haraway

"Taking crazy things seriously is a serious waste of time." - Haruki Murakami

"Taking me seriously is a big mistake. I certainly wouldn't." - Ani Difranco

"You have to able to make fun of yourself. Don't take things too seriously and when people make fun of you, laugh at it." - Taylor Swift

"How do you become enlightened? Have fun, meditate, don't take yourself too seriously, brush between incarnations and have a good teacher." - Frederick Lenz

"Don't take yourself too seriously - learn to laugh. Hire slowly and fire fast. And the most important thing is: you never invest in ideas, only in people!" - Ronnie Apteker

"There's a danger zone if you take yourself too seriously. It's a terrible trap to fall into. I think it's the death of comedy." - Samantha Bee

"Do not take yourself too seriously. You have to learn not to be dismayed at making mistakes. No human being can avoid failures." - Lawrence G Lovasik

"There's a lot of money to be made by taking women seriously, and letting them know you're taking them seriously." - Rachel Sklar

"There is a healthy American newspaper tradition of not taking yourself seriously It is the story you must take that way... And if you do take yourself seriously, according to this sound convention, you are supposed to do your best not to let anyone else know about it. (Like bed-wetting.)" - A J Liebling

"There is a healthy American newspaper tradition of not taking yourself seriously. It is the story you must take that way.... And if you do take yourself seriously, according to this sound convention, you are supposed to do your best not to let anyone else know about it. (Like bed-wetting.)" - A J Liebling

"You have to keep a sense of humor about yourself, more than anything else. You've got to take the issues very seriously, but you can't take yourself too seriously. And Washington is a city in which everybody takes themselves extraordinarily seriously." - Robert Reich

"Life is too important to take seriously." - Corky Siegel

"Don't take anyone's writing advice too seriously." - Lev Grossman

"People take sex far too seriously." - Christina Aguilera

"I've never taken myself too seriously." - Omar Epps

"I never took myself too seriously." - Curt Gowdy

"I don't take myself too seriously." - Lindsey Haun

"I never take myself too seriously." - Lee Westwood

"I don't take myself too seriously." - Victoria Justice

"Angels have a sense of humor...The angels wants us to enjoy life. Have a good laugh at yourself every now and again for taking life seriously. Then take time to laugh with the angels!" - Margaret Neylon

"In regards to being a fashion aficionado, there's a certain amount of taking yourself seriously in the professional world. The self-effacing person can't completely go down the serious road. But I design, and love when things are beautiful." - St Vincent

"Doing press is like eating at McDonald's: while it's going on it's vaguely enjoyable - you're seduced by your own vanity and taking yourself rather seriously - but immediately afterwards you feel sick." - Emily Mortimer

"Much of the present difficulty in industrial relations arises from the fact that too many employers as well as too many legislators take the Labor Leader more seriously than he deserves to be taken, while taking the ordinary, everyday, middle-of-the-road wage-earner less seriously than he deserves to be taken." - Whiting Williams

"There has to be irony, both in design and in the objects. I see around me a professional disease of taking everything too seriously. One of my secrets is to joke all the time" - Achille Castiglioni

"The secret of happiness and prosperity in this world, as in the world to come, lies in thinking of the welfare of others first, and not taking one's self too seriously." - J. Kindleberger

"Joy, not grit, is the hallmark of holy obedience. We need to be light-hearted in what we do to avoid taking ourselves too seriously. It is a cheerful revolt against self and pride." - Richard J. Foster

"I think that comedians, more than any other type of celebrity, have to keep their humour and keep their feet on the ground. If they start taking themselves too seriously, they're heading for a fall." - Jimmy Carr

"I think today there are too many directors taking themselves seriously; the only one capable of saying anything really new and interesting is Luis Bunuel. He's a very great director." - Luchino Visconti

"Only recently - about five minutes ago, relative to the long-running human comedy - have parents been driving themselves to distraction by taking too seriously the idea that 'as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.'" - George Will

"It is not materialism that is the chief curse of the world, as pastors teach, but idealism. Men get into trouble by taking their visions and hallucinations too seriously." - H L Mencken

"It's your outlook on life that counts. If you take yourself lightly and don't take yourself too seriously, pretty soon you can find the humor in our everyday lives. And sometimes it can be a lifesaver." - Betty White

"When we do' take God too seriously, others do' take our leadership too seriously!" - Beth Moore

"When we don't take God too seriously, others don't take our leadership too seriously!" - Beth Moore

"We take life too lightly and sport too seriously." - John Arlott

"I don't take too many things too seriously." - Brad Williams

"Change is healthy and useful. It has to be fought for most of the time. It's not inevitable. It takes real leadership and real effort. But I think it's really important not to take yourself too seriously. Dwight Eisenhower used to have a rule that you should always take your job seriously but not yourself." - Newt Gingrich

"You have to take your job seriously, but you can't take yourself seriously." - Brent Musburger

"Taking care of yourself is so important." - Gabrielle Reece

"Many who think that they are taking life seriously are actually only taking themselves seriously. Who takes himself seriously is over conscious of his rights; who takes life seriously is fully conscious of his obligations." - Joseph T. O'Callahan

"First make yourself unpopular, then you will be taken seriously." - Konrad Adenauer

"Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does." - Regina Brett

"Take what you do seriously, but yourself lightly" - Ken Blanchard

"The more seriously you take yourself, the less others will." - Andrew Williams

"I want to look classy and sophisticated. For the "Running" video, I wanted to make a bit of a statement and to be slightly over-the-top. I'm not taking the piss out of myself, but I'm not taking myself too seriously, either. I'm just having fun and trying to pretend I'm a pop star, really." - Jessie Ware

"After 'The Hobbit,' I have no idea if things will change. I suspect if I still want to act I will have to put in the hard yards, not rest on my laurels. A lot of it is right place, right time, but I enjoy the challenge, constantly refining my craft, not taking it too seriously but never taking it for granted." - Mark Hadlow

"I started singing about three years ago, I entered a local singing competition called Stratford Idol. The other people in the competition had been taking singing lessons and had vocal coaches. I wasn't taking it too seriously at the time, I would just sing around the house. I was only 12 and I got second place." - Justin Bieber

"A man who takes himself too seriously will find that no one else takes him seriously." - Oscar Wilde

"I try not to take myself too seriously, but I do take my work seriously." - Alison Doody

"If there's anything I hate more than not being taken seriously, it's being taken too seriously." - Billy Wilder

"Take your work seriously but never take yourself seriously; and do not take what happens either to yourself or your work seriously." - Booth Tarkington

"Take your work seriously but never take yourself seriously and do not take what happens either to yourself or your work seriously." - Booth Tarkington

"My advice is: Don't take yourself too seriously, laugh a lot, enjoy your time with family, and appreciate the unique talents of others. Trust in God, love your neighbor, say you're sorry, forgive, and work hard." - Willie Robertson

"Learn your craft well. Take care of your own business. Success (popularity) is fleeting for most, but longevity lies in a quality craft with integrity. Oh, and don't take yourself too seriously." - Oleta Adams

"I hope I pass on my dad's good humor, work ethic and lack of self-seriousness. Our house was always a fun place where you'd get knocked around quickly if you took yourself too seriously." - Willie Geist

"If you take yourself too seriously, you're dead in the water. I think the key to all is to have a laugh, have fun, and express every desire you had, as a kid." - Chris Vance

"Your strategy is the road map for bringing your goals to fruition... Ask yourself, 'What are the steps I need to take to achieve this goal?' Be careful not to overwhelm yourself by taking on too much at once." - Lauren Mackler

"Life is too short to be taken seriously." - Oscar Wilde

"I don't take myself too seriously! That makes me happy." - Dalai Lama

"Life is too short for men to take it seriously." - George Bernard Shaw

"Life is too serious to be taken seriously." - Mike Leonard

"I like people who don't take themselves too seriously." - Tinashe

"I don't take Twitter too seriously in the physical world." - Ilana Glazer

"Life is too important to be taken seriously." - Oscar Wilde

"Some things are too important to be taken seriously." - Oscar Wilde

"I have fun. I don't take myself too seriously." - Georgia Salpa

"Don't take things too seriously, and just chill." - Kailash Kher

"I try not to take myself too seriously." - Greg Laswell

"Life is much too serious to be taken seriously." - Vicki Lawrence

"I've never taken myself too seriously, I'm not into that." - Jonny Lee Miller

"Apparently, I don't want to take myself too seriously." - Creed Bratton

"I take things a little too seriously sometimes." - Cory Michael Smith

"Art is too serious to be taken seriously." - Ad Reinhardt

"I feel like women still deal with dressing appropriately for the office. It's by choice - you don't want to sexualize yourself too much. You want to be respected. You want to be taken seriously, and there's certain things in our culture, if you do, if you wear, you won't be taken seriously." - Elisabeth Moss

"We take ourselves way too seriously, and we don't take God seriously enough. It is not by accident that humor and humility come from the same root word. If you can laugh at yourself, you'll always have plenty of good material." - Rick Warren



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