We have collected the best Showing Up Quotes by famous authors including Rudy Vallee, Greg Boyle, Reid Scott, Jen Sincero, Hillary Clinton and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
It’s too bad that there aren’t as many light comedies around in the movies as there were when I was making pictures like ‘The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer.’ The boys are just not writing them. Many writers are more serious now than they used to be, and that’s showing up in all phases of entertainment.
Showing up in the lives of children is everything.
Nothing is better than showing up twice a week, acting like a 12 year-old for two hours, and then going home.
Perfectionism and procrastination have such a fine line. You say, ‘Well, I want it to be good. I want it to be perfect.’ But what you’re really doing is not doing your work. You’re putting off showing up and being visible because then you’re going to be judged, and it might suck.
Showing up is not all of life – but it counts for a lot.
To me, self-care isn’t really shallow. Showing up for yourself, putting on a little moisturizer, can inspire so many different parts of your life.
Jonathan Van Ness
I would say get to know somebody who isn’t exactly like you and doesn’t come from the same background as you, educate yourself and then just keep showing up. Finding ways to show up for people and your voice will come out of that relationship and out of your pursuit to seeing people who aren’t exactly like you.
I am continually pleasantly surprised by how many people are showing up at shows and are younger than our first record.
When I was on Broadway, people would really just recognize me around the theater. When you’re showing up on commercials and posters, the scope of people recognizing you gets a little wider.
The way that I was taught to play baseball, and to me the way baseball has always been, is… Look, we play 162 games. It’s a grinding, hard-nosed game. And even when I was a kid it was about not showing up your opponent. It was about playing the game with class. But, obviously I think you should have fun doing it.
Racing is a funny industry. One week you can be going terrible and the next week you’re on top of the world. So you just keep showing up: I keep working harder to get more opportunities, but what do you do – that’s life.
To stay on the map you’ve got to keep showing up.
When I was a kid, I did dial the 900 numbers out of curiosity, but I was such a goodie-two-shoes that I immediately hung up because I didn’t want it showing up on the bill.
I’m cynical by nature, but I am also very hopeful because I see people from the Left and the Right showing up to these tea parties. You have people, bikers, union members and guys in three-piece suits showing up to these things.
All I wanted to do when I was a teenager was get dropped off at a radio station – one of the ones I listened to – and watch how the shows worked. After a point it was about showing up and driving people crazy, driving the van to promotions and sneaking on the air.
I always go back to who I am as a player, and what got me into the league. It wasn’t by demanding the ball or anything. It was about doing what’s best for the team, doing my job the best I can, showing up on film and making the plays when they come my way during games. That’s what I focus on every single week.
To be given the reins of creativity is a beautiful thing when you’re used to just showing up to a casting and standing there having clothes put on you.
People have always painted me like a pessimist, like somebody who sees the glass half-empty. But I think the fact that I keep showing up and saying, ‘No, there must be a way for me to live in this world,’ that shows I’m an eternal optimist.
I want to be Jacques Pepin. I want to have a nice 50-, 60-year career. I want to be on PBS when I’m 70-something, still kicking it, having a great time, showing up in Aspen to sign cookbooks. I just want to have a nice, big, long career.
I have a very strict regimen of showing up at my desk at a certain hour with my cup of green tea. It is very quiet. I don’t like having a lot of atmosphere around.
Life is about putting forth your best effort and showing up. When you show up to the gig fearlessly and put forth your best, who knows what could come of it?
When I show up in New York, and I look at the skyline, it’s like showing up in a mountain range. My gaze goes toward the most impressive-looking climb. It’s always gone to the top of the World Trade Center.
I’m 100% proud of the TV work I achieved. The work I did on shows on insects and Great White sharks… stuff that’s in school curriculums in England. Now they are showing up on Discovery Channel.
I was always the new kid in school, I’m the kid from a broken family, I’m the kid who had no dad showing up at the father-son stuff, I’m the kid that was using food stamps at the grocery store.
Showing up is like 90 percent of the battle, and just make sure your hair is really cute.
Major labels didn’t start showing up really until they smelled money, and that’s all they’re ever going to be attracted to is money-that’s the business they’re in- making money.
There is absolutely nothing that you can control except showing up and doing your job.
The best thing about animated-feature people is that they are very laid-back people. You feel like you’re showing up for a backyard barbecue.
Whether you like me or you don’t, I still dig showing up for work.
When you’re working on a film, it’s not theater; you don’t have a few weeks of rehearsal. A lot of times you are showing up on set, and you’ve never been to the place; you’ve never met the other actors you’re working with.
And there are so many people in the third world suffering so horribly right now, and we are so focused on ourselves and our culture that a lot of things are showing up in our culture that are making it impossible for us to focus on others. We’re so self-focused.
I worked at a hot dog place, a bagel place, the Jersey Store and the hottest fashion joint around. I was getting too famous to work there anymore. I was almost showing up as a joke. I made $2,000 on my show the previous night and I’m going to go shopping during my five-hour shift.
I’m all about showing up for my friends, especially when they need me the most.
Physically, it’s getting impossible for me to travel that much. I want to support my artists by showing up at their openings, but I can’t always be in Hong Kong one minute and Geneva the next.
Being on a board is not just about showing up for the meetings. A board member needs to materially contribute to the success of the business.
I don’t think my kids have to worry too much about me embarrassing them because that’s not how I would want to grow up, with wacky dad showing up at school and performing for everyone.
There’s obviously a group who enjoys what Tyler Perry is putting out there. And why fault them? And there’s a group that loves the things that Spike does. So they should enjoy that, too. Is it my taste? Maybe not, but I’m not going to fault anybody for doing what they’re doing as long as people are showing up.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
There are amazing acne treatments and creams out there, but sometimes we’re just hormonal, and there is nothing we can do about our ‘friends’ showing up out of nowhere.
‘Justice League’ takes place in the past, and Aquaman has a lot more to prove. He’s just starting out. The perception is already beginning, and all these super humans are just showing up, and here’s Aquaman. The perception is, ‘What’s next? Now we’ve got a guy talking to fish. What can be next?’
Having covered the crazy campaign of 2016 and seeing a lot of young women showing up, I just had this ah-ha moment. I went to my bosses and said, ‘Guys, I want to make women my priority.’
Showing up every day isn’t enough. There are a lot of guys who show up every day who shouldn’t have showed up at all.
Lost In Space fans are going to get organized, because we’ll see them showing up in all the theatres.
The first thing that came to mind when I met Tom Brady was intimidation. I’m showing up in 2005 with a guy who just came off his third Super Bowl win. So, it’s a little intimidating walking in the room with Tom Brady for the first time.
Clearly, there are things a runner does, intentionally or not, that disrupt team cohesion. And there are also things a runner doesn’t do that can cause problems: not trying, showing up late, skipping team-building activities, and ignoring the coach’s instructions.
The credibility comes before you get on air. It comes with coming to the production meeting and having ideas and being prepared and being up on everything that’s going on, being professional, and showing up every day and working hard. I think that’s where you build the credibility and the respect.
People are salaried for the work they do, not the specific hours they sit at their desks. When you ding salaried employees for showing up five minutes late even though they routinely stay late and put in time on the weekend, you send the message that policies take precedence over performance.
It is scary for me to do a film by directly showing up on the sets without any preparation.
If the baby is sick, you won’t find me showing up to play my gigs. If I have a contract, there is going to be a clause in that contract saying that if the baby is sick I will not appear.
It has become an accepted tenet that kids will rarely listen to their parents but seldom fail to imitate them. Communicating the message has never been a good substitute for ‘showing up’ and embodying the message.
It is important to show up. Showing up at marches and rallies and town halls and protests.
This isn’t a very manly thing to do, not showing up for a fight.
I want make sure I’m showing up for the people I’m really close to and my family, and so finding a balance is really important. But I don’t want to quit drag at all. I want to be 90 years old and I want them to prop me up in the doorway and have hot dudes dance around me like Mae West. I really do!
I never gave much thought to anything since I was 22 years old, when I got into the arts, so when Larry David came to my house in 2000, I didn’t even think about it – I just thought about showing up on the set.
Honestly, soaps are great training. You’re doing 90-plus pages a day. It was my acting class, where I built my foundation for showing up and being professional.
Michael B. Jordan
For many years, taking care of myself consisted of showering and showing up to work on time. Sleeping and eating were inconveniences at best.
With independent film, as an actor, you have more involvement – it’s very much more connected. It’s not just like I’m showing up and there’s another actor on the call sheet; you’re very attached to it.
I struggled with being in the public eye, losing my anonymity when my star rose quickly in the late 90’s. But I need the challenge of showing up and getting up there to spill my guts and connect with my loyal folks.
Success doesn’t motivate me as much as integrity does. Everyone loses. I enjoy the pressure of showing up every single day, being focused, putting forth my best effort, getting the best out of my teammates, and enjoying the journey.
If you’ve worked in Australia, you can’t get away with bad behaviour like showing up late. We take our work ethic very seriously.
‘Be in’ is all about passion. Life is short. There are so many interesting things we can do in our life, and I feel like if someone is just kind of showing up, it’s not worth it for them or for us.
In Denmark, we’re making 20 films a year. If I’m showing up in even two of those, people will get tired of me really fast.
This industry isn’t fair. It doesn’t owe anybody a career. It’s just about luck, determination, and showing up and being professional. The rest is out of your hands.
Be a warrior when it comes to delivering on your ambitions. And a saint when it comes to treating people with respect, modeling generosity, and showing up with outright love.
Robin S. Sharma
Showing up at school already able to read is like showing up at the undertaker’s already embalmed: people start worrying about being put out of their jobs.
The dirty little secret of foreign correspondents is that 90 per cent of it is showing up. If you can find a way to get there, the story, the reporting, it’s the easiest you’ll ever do. ‘Cause the drama’s everywhere.
It’s one of those things, you keep showing up, doing what you do, doing what you love to do, and fortunately we win the game – because you can’t get the MVP if you don’t win the game.
There are a lot of subtle things that are very, very important in wrestling, and to pick those up just takes time and experience. The only way that I really feel is best to do that is to go on the road. I learned every day by showing up early and leaving late.
I’m horrified to have been alerted to anti-Semitism showing up in a Facebook group I’m associated with. As a busy mum I don’t have time to monitor everything.
Things will only improve when the people – all of us – say to authorities, ‘I will hold you responsible.’ We should all be showing up at city council meetings, lighting up every community with activism and mobilization.
There are some actors who are very good at developing things, who have… ‘things in the pipeline.’ I am abysmal at that kind of thing, loathe it, and am a terrible planner. Unless I’m showing up on the set and acting, I prefer to have nothing to do with the actual business of being an actor.
Most of an award-show host’s job is showing up and keeping a cool head and soldiering through it, whether it’s the Oscars or the Hallmark Channel’s ‘Hero Dog Awards.’
It’s not easy not getting playing time, but you have to keep showing up and working your tail off to be ready.
I’ve made choices that work with my family. I want to work and I want to be with my family so I just walk the tight-rope of showing up for both those things.
You can’t go around chasing your own plays and showing up every time somebody does one somewhere. You just cross your fingers and hope that they’re OK.
What I do miss is foreign travel, because there really is no substitute for showing up somewhere and representing the United States.
When I started women’s college basketball coverage, it was exploding. I happened into a men’s college basketball game because of a mistake, someone not showing up. So I’ve sort of been the beneficiary of good timing.
A live action movie is work, and an animated movie is you showing up in your pajamas once every three months, or in my case, just a splash of baby powder. It’s not any kind of heavy lifting.
I’m not going to beg anyone else and say ‘please please Dana give me the title shot.’ Because its like, I’m showing up, I’m fighting in great fashion. I believe the fans like my style. That should be all.
On reading the first part of Anthony Powell’s four-part masterpiece, ‘A Dance to the Music of Time,’ I was struck by one of the characters – an irritating peripheral character- who keeps showing up in the main protagonist’s life.
Sometimes there’s a day where I don’t feel good being out in the world, and I feel unsafe in the world in general. And an anxiety about just showing up in the world. It’s kind of irrational, but people do say things to me out in the street about how I’m dressed.
I’ve tried open-ended jobs and found myself incredibly unhappy. I don’t like the monomania of showing up every day and doing the same thing. I don’t know where my next cheque is coming from, I don’t know where my next job is coming from, I have really sketchy health insurance, but I need variety in my life.
I’d get beat up a lot early on. I wasn’t the strongest, fastest or most skilled guy there, but I had a lot of heart and kept showing up. I just started getting better and by the time I was 13 I was knocking older kids and amateurs out.
I’ve never held out. I’m a first-class guy in any relationship. The first way of getting better is showing up, so I’m always going to show up and do my part and be ready to go.
I just showed up at the Comedy Store. You keep showing up, and you keep showing up, and eventually, somebody notices.
I have come a long way from a girl with pigtails and acne showing up and going, ‘Hey guys, I’m here! Where do you want me to fall over?’
I’m not worried about my WrestleMania dream. Trust me. I’m showing up at WrestleMania, and when I do, it’s going to be a problem for everybody.
A lot of people think it takes millions of dollars to give back or inspire, but just you showing up means a lot.
Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.
We’d just signed with Arista, the record company. Arista was freaking about the phenomenon of tapers showing up at our shows. They were insisting that we put an end to this. And we just didn’t want to do that.
Vulnerability is about showing up and being seen. It’s tough to do that when we’re terrified about what people might see or think.
We’re fighters. Stop worrying about showing up in a fur coat. Get out of here with that.
I couldn’t get that same feeling during the day, with my hands in dirty dish water and the hard sun showing up the dirtiness on the roof tops. And after a time, even at night, the feeling of God didn’t last.
My dad was a plumber. That’s hard work. He never missed a day of work. I will never disrespect him by not showing up for an athletic competition that has a maximum duration of 25 minutes. There should be forfeiture if you have to pull out of a fight. If you don’t show up, it should be a loss on your record.
I was taught the value of everyday activism and showing up by my grandma, who wasn’t a public official, but was a breast cancer researcher and would mentor students of color in her lab at UC Berkley. She taught me when I was 4 years old what the word boycott meant.
I was a slightly overweight, spiky-fringed, rat’s-tailed ’80s girl who was just showing up. That’s all I’ve ever really done to get here, just kept showing up. Even when I didn’t want to. That’s what I do.
Americans weren’t generally aware of Joe and Hunter Biden’s shenanigans in Ukraine, but Obama’s State Department certainly was, as was Ukraine, its pro-Russian newspaper sardonically referring to the soon to be then-Vice President Joe Biden showing up to protect his son’s business in Ukraine.
My version of a stress dream is, really, showing up on a concert stage with a drum set and not knowing the chart.
I used to think Medium was a pretty pure place and then the MAGA hats started showing up here too.
We’re fighters. Stop worrying about showing up in a fur coat. Get out of here with that.