Awkwardness Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Awkwardness Quotes from famous persons: Elif Batuman, Seth Rogen, Ninon de L’Enclos, Helen Keller, David Cameron. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Awkwardness Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

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It’s kind of an embarrassing story – that’s why it’s called ‘The Idiot.’ But looking back at your past self, you see that this person had reasons for everything she did. There’s a whole lot of awkwardness, but really, what should one be embarrassed about?
After every single take, I laugh. It’s my own awkwardness and discomfort about being an actor.
Men lose more conquests by their own awkwardness than by any virtue in the woman.
Ninon de L’Enclos
Awkwardness is the consciousness of a false position.
Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.
Edward Heath and Richard Nixon took personal awkwardness with each other to new and excruciating levels.
Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness.
Awkwardness gives me great comfort. I’ve never been cool, but I’ve felt cool. I’ve been in the cool place, but I wasn’t really cool – I was trying to pass for hip or cool. It’s the awkwardness that’s nice.
‘Illustrado’ is not an autobiography. Only the ideas are autobiographical; the ideas of bitterness, frustration, unchanging society, an individual lost, social awkwardness… The book satirises archetypes from across Filipino society, and I felt that the least I could do was offer myself up, too.
My forte is awkwardness.
What’s nice about having kids close to the age they’re playing is that you can actually capture awkwardness.
My position in life has always been to be that person in the room who can make the conversation and break down any awkwardness.
Awkwardness comes from the realization that, when you look around the world, it’s difficult to identify anyone who isn’t either the victim or the beneficiary of injustice.
When I first got into string-band music I felt like such an interloper. It was like I was sneaking into this music that wasn’t my own… I constantly felt the awkwardness of being the raisin in the oatmeal.
Some people make up for the awkwardness by being mean.
A first kiss is hard to fake on screen. It’s tempting to practice before you shoot, but why blow that natural awkwardness on a rehearsal? There’s something so beautiful about it that can’t be faked.
Maggie Grace
Often, joking for me is a way of diffusing the awkwardness of a situation, so it’s kind of exhilarating to be a part of projects where there’s nothing funny or lighthearted.
I think the core criterion is the social awkwardness, but the sensory issues are a serious problem in many, many cases of autism, and they make it impossible to operate in the environment where you’re supposed to be social.
I work from awkwardness. By that I mean I don’t like to arrange things. If I stand in front of something, instead of arranging it, I arrange myself.
Diane Arbus
I think fans are going to get everything you’d expect from ‘The Office‘, from awkwardness, to a lot of humor and heart.
Awkwardness is such a gold mine for comedy.
Shyness displays itself differently in me. I think it’s more an awkwardness.
To all the women that I’ve offended, I had no intention to be offensive, to violate any physical or emotional space. I was trying to establish personal relationships, but the combination of awkwardness and hubris led to behavior that I think many found offensive.
I’ve gotten to the point where I’ve gotten comfortable with my awkwardness.
My freshman year of high school was just awkwardness all around.
Molly Tarlov
I feel like I’m constantly trying to avoid awkwardness. I always try to pretend that the awkwardness doesn’t exist, and then it just becomes more awkward.
You’re not going to overlook people just because of the awkwardness.
I saw the original that Gela Babluani wrote and directed called ’13 Tzameti,’ and that was very interesting. I believe it was a French film, and I was just intrigued by the awkwardness; the off-beatness of the film really just grasped me.
David Zayas
I was an ambidextrous child, and the symmetry of roller skating was a welcome respite from my awkwardness with physical activities that involved a ball or a racket.
You learn timing on the road. You learn structure and how to read an audience. You learn so much about the business of laughter that you can’t learn on a set, because it’s all on you. Sometimes you bomb, and you know not to tell that joke again… You just hope people find the humor in the awkwardness.
I’ve struggled with the awkwardness of cancer ever since my leukemia was diagnosed last May. When I told people my news, some people froze, falling silent. One person immediately began telling a story of an aunt who had died from the same kind of leukemia.
If you don’t have anything nice to saydead silence creates a lot awkwardness.
Jeff Rich
My favourite kind of comedy comes from the awkwardness of living, the stuff that makes you cringe but borders on tragic – that is more interesting to me. It resonates; it comes from emotional truth.
Depeche Mode have never got over their teenage awkwardness with each other. We’re still like that. Mates but not mates. That awkwardness is there, only now we have families and kids.
I think I have a certain awkwardness, and I don’t know how that works on screen.