At about 17, I decided I wanted to take kiteboarding seriously and compete, so my agents were like, 'Just keep sending in a few audition tapes anyway, just for good stuff.'
Take a load off, don’t take everything so seriously. And just be happier.
I knew that it was my only shot to be taken seriously in the recording industry, because it's fast and broad.
I don't approve of the notion that we should be announcing who should step down from the position of a head of a state unless we are seriously prepared to remove that person. But if we are not, if we are being prudent and careful, then let's also be careful with how we talk.
Some of our best journalists take themselves even more seriously than the politicians they write about.
R. W. Apple, Jr.
I am not a Ph.D. in economics or a doctorate in literature that I can afford to take my singing lightly. Even if I sing a jingle, I take it as seriously as oxygen.