Quotation Explorer - 'Nervous'

In terms of the Internet, it's like humanity acquiring a collective nervous system. Whereas previously we were more like a [?], like a collection of cells that communicated by diffusion. With the advent of the Internet, it was suddenly like we got a nervous system. It's a hugely impactful thing. - Elon Musk
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important. - Bertrand Russell
When tired, when bored, when happy, when unhappy, when night, when day, when cold, when hot, when nervous, when relaxed you always need music to fly into another dimension, the Dimension of Mindlessness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Let's be honest. Sometimes art is dangerous, though. And that's why governments sometimes get nervous about art. But one of the things I truly believe is if you try to suppress the arts, then I think you are suppressing the deepest dreams and aspirations of the people. - Barack Obama
For me there is something primitively soothing about this music, and it went straight to my nervous system, making me feel ten feet tall. - Eric Clapton
In a person who is open to experience each stimulus is freely relayed through the nervous system, without being distorted by any process of defensiveness.
The 90’s map the decades to come full of invisible technologies that will ‘sub-contract’ many of the functions of the central nervous system. - J.G. Ballard
Culture now spreads at central nervous system speed. It’s a shame that compassion doesn’t. - Dean Cavanagh
People with low self-confidence and self-esteem often feel nervous about antagonizing others and tend to rate others’ needs more highly than their own. - Auliq Ice
When you get ill do not get nervous about it and try as much as possible to be hopeful. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
The earth has grown a nervous system, and it's us. - Daniel Dennett
I'm an atheist, and I don't have any belief in an afterlife. You could say that I'm resigned to the fact that this wonderful life that we get here is it. And having hit 60, it's a good time to get resigned to these things and not be too nervous or upset - and enjoy what great times one can have. - David Gilmour
Family dinners are more often than not an ordeal of nervous indigestion, preceded by hidden resentment and ennui and accompanied by psychosomatic jitters. - M. F. K. Fisher
The sad truth is that excellence makes people nervous. - Shana Alexander
Pray don't talk to me about the weather, Mr. Worthing. Whenever people talk to me about the weather, I always feel quite certain that they mean something else. And that makes me quite nervous. - Oscar Wilde
The great thing, then, in all education, is to make our nervous system our ally instead of our enemy. - William James
Don't get me wrong, magic is cool. But a nervous mother singing to her child at night while something moves quietly through the dark outside her house? That's a story. Handled properly, it's more dramatic than any apocalypse or goblin army could ever be. - Patrick Rothfuss
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