By trying so hard to provide the perfectly happy childhood, we’re just making it harder for our kids to actually grow up.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
I had to give him props, but how annoying of him to be a hero when I was trying so hard to dislike him. It was downright selfish.
I didn’t like parties.I didn’t know how to dance and people frightened me, especially people at parties. They attempted to be sexy and gay and witty and although they hoped they were good at it, they weren ‘t. They were bad at it. Their trying so hard only made it worse.
I can look at my early work and see what a pained struggle it was to draw what I was drawing. I was trying so hard to get this specific look that was in my head, and always falling short.
I was trying so hard. I would memorize the entire script, then I’d be lipping everybody’s lines while they were talking. When I watch those episodes, it’s disgusting. My performances were horrible.
people were just out of control! . . . They’ve all got cell phones stuck to their ears and yet I’ve never seen such distance between people trying so hard to be close.
Writers arenвЂ™t people exactly. Or, if theyвЂ™re any good, theyвЂ™re a whole lot of people trying so hard to be one person.
I can talk about humility, but I’m not humble. I mean, if you say, I’m humble, you’ve just contradicted yourself. But I’m trying to be, man, I’m trying so hard.