Downtime Quotes by Mark Hoppus, Jeff Gutt, Austin Carlile, Madhur Bhandarkar, Andie MacDowell, Jessica Mendoza and many others.
During the downtime on tour, I simply walk from room to room, staring into my computer.
There’s a lot of downtime when we’re not on stage leading up to the gigs.
I’m actually at home when I’m not on tour, and I have a lot of downtime.
In my downtime, you’ll mostly find me curled up with a book. I love reading biographies. My favourites are those of Dalai Lama, Osama Bin Laden, and Einstein.
I need some downtime before I go to sleep.
I think there’s something to baseball, golf, fishing that there’s downtime within all of those sports. Even though you’re still doing the sport and everything that’s involved, there’s still this time to be able to think and have conversations.
You think 24-7 when you’re a creative person. And I find pleasure in everything – if I’m in a flea market, I’m there on my downtime, but I’m also there searching for the collection. I don’t separate the two.
I’ll be in a series for three or four episodes, but then I’ll be off the series, and downtime, as an actor, is a little more than most people understand. Most of the time you’re just sitting around taking coffee with friends.
Stress is the worst thing. That’s the ultimate demise of any good thing.
When you’re a boxer, there is a lot of downtime and long periods of inactivity.
What’s been good for the downtime is I got a dog. A little black lab. I’ve been training her, so she’s kept me occupied.
There’s no such thing as downtime for your brain.
I’m a very creative person in general. I like to create stuff in my downtime off the court.
As an actor, you have a ton of downtime, so it’s always good to have a hobby, especially another creative outlet outside of acting.
Whenever I have too much downtime, I start to get sad.
Honestly, if I’m around people I like, I can do nothing and have a good time. But when I have downtime, I like to go get a burger.
There are no more slow weeks. I realized this about 3 years ago. Downtime in politics isn’t a thing.
When I do find myself having downtime, I just put my guitar in my hands.
As a comedian, as an entertainer, there’s a lot of downtime. Once you can accept that comedy is a marathon, not a sprint, it gets a little easier.
In any other context, ‘icing’ is a great and exciting word: The proverbial icing on the cake, for instance, is a bonus – a wonderful thing on top of another wonderful thing. But in hockey, icing merely results in the referee’s raising his right hand, as if swearing an oath to the deity of downtime.
The biggest challenge to being an actor is, when you’re not working, just being unemployed: the downtime and not having anything to do.
Even though it seems like there are a lot of parts, there is really tons of downtime in the acting world.
At this point in my life I am just about enjoying my free time and my downtime and that’s what is about for us. My job is about making your job easier. I take a lot of pride in the quality of what I present, especially in ‘Money Saving Meals.’
As athletes, we’re used to reacting quickly. Here, it’s ‘come, stop, come, stop.’ There’s a lot of downtime. That’s the toughest part of the day.
Not to sound clichГ© or anything, but with the downtime that I have and the possible platform that my work could give me, I’d like to figure out a way to give back and make a difference, you know?
I think what’s hard for me is not that I don’t get downtime to chill, it’s that I don’t get time to make music.
You train hard all week, and in your downtime, you can relax with your friends and have fun.
I would film one or two videos a weekend and upload those throughout the week. For a month and a half, I was just constantly filming. There was no downtime. There was always a camera in front of my face.
I’m constantly preparing. Material hits me; I’m always writing. I go back and listen to my shows and just prepare and put my set together. But the day of, I like to have some downtime. A nice lunch is important for me.
One of my favorite things being on movies is that when you’re working, it’s the best thing that’s ever happened, and then in the downtime, you socialize and go to dinner.
I would say auditioning was my real training ground. The technical aspects – like hitting marks and pacing yourself and preparing and dealing with the downtime – the first recurring role I had on 24 was probably the way I learned that stuff.
In my downtime, for fun, I engage in philosophical internet debates. Yeah, I’m that guy.
Everyone enjoys downtime at home, I’m sure, for various reasons, but I find the whole system of being out there and doing shows for people – the more of it you do, in fact the more energizing it is, for me individually.
There’s editing, and scripts to read and edit, and casting, and all the elements of production that just sort of take up the normal downtime that you would have as an actor. So there’s not a lot of that for me.
You have to strike while the iron is hot. You have to take downtime to see friends and family, but my passion is acting: pursuing those scary, challenging characters and working with passionate people.
Work, work, work. I like to keep myself busy. I start to get a little stir-crazy during downtime. That’s when I turn to working out – running, hitting the gym, etc.
I’ve continued to pursue other interests in my downtime, but I’m glad I’m a musician. It’s the perfect career for me.
I’m a very creative person in general. I like to create stuff in my downtime off the court. If I were to tell you everything I do, you would be like, “Do you really play tennis?”
Being pampered is great, but sometimes I like to do those things myself because it’s a little therapeutic and gives me some downtime for myself – and I need that.
We need to build downtime into our lives, so that we can have solitude without feeling overcome with guilt.
I love music. In a lot of my downtime, I spend time listening to other people’s music or other people’s rhymes and writing my own.
I’m actually really lazy. I tell myself, “Okay, you work six months out of the year and you have to get up at 4 a.m. …” I’ll relish the downtime by chilling on the couch and watching my favorite TV shows.
Keep going on hikes, keep having your friends in your life, keep that downtime sacred as well because as hard as you work in any job, it’s really nice to have the relaxing de-stressors. Stress is the worst thing. That’s the ultimate demise of any good thing.
Cinema informed my painting by the sheer geography – on locations, there is so much downtime. And when you’re spending all this time creating art by committee, the concept of the singular voice is a pleasant antidote.
My job has me traveling all the time, and I got this house, so my downtime is spent sort of making a home. Every year it’s different, and I try to do things that are more fulfilling.
With acting, you might have a month of very intense work, but youve got a lot of downtime as well.
The trouble when you have a job like mine is it’s your social life as well, so I need to actually [find] something to do in my downtime when my kids are at school.
I watch football sometimes at home, but in my downtime, I play pool with my friends. Darts – I enjoy darts now, and when there is a game not coming up, I enjoy playing golf as well. I’m not very good at golf, but I enjoy being able to relax.
Downtime for me is just when I can sit still.
Hmm, on my downtime, I take a shower or listen to the Bible on tape.
I’ve learned that one of my greatest secrets is scheduling downtime into a busy schedule. This gives me the time to have quality moments with my husband and son, who both recharge my spirit in ways I never imagined.
With acting, you might have a month of very intense work, but you’ve got a lot of downtime as well.
I played basketball, baseball, and football. I never had much downtime. But I think playing multiple sports helped tremendously in my baseball career. I have the agility of all three combined into one.
We are human beings, you need to mentally switch off now and again to refresh your body and mind. But I never just lie on the couch in my downtime, I still keep my body in good shape.
I’m not in a position physically to take in five years of losses and downtime.
When your career and your passion one in the same there is very little downtime.
I think as a culture, we don’t like conflict or looking at icky stuff – especially in our downtime.
I’m so blessed to have as many jobs that I have, but I do agree that there needs to be some downtime.
You have to put your partner and family at the top of the list and there must be downtime – time for gardening, cooking time, book reading time.
I’m at my best when I’m working. I just recently learned how to find balance and deal with downtime and take advantage of it.
I had some downtime with my career and I got complacent.
I didn’t have an agent before ‘Parks,’ and once you’re on a show, they’re not going to make money off of you. So if you’ve already booked something without an agent, unless they really want to hustle during the downtime, there’s seven months when they’re not going to make money off of you.
Because I’m around comedians all the time, in my downtime I tend not to watch comedy. Something the whole family enjoys is ‘You’ve Been Framed!’ It satisfies all of us. It’s universal, and we all laugh a lot.
I wasn’t shuffling from one sport to the next that much. I had downtime to just be a high school student.
I just like working. I’m not good with downtime. I need to be doing something. I’m a music person, so I’ll always have that going … whether or not I’m getting paid for it . It was different to go into talk shows and performances by myself.
I was part of a generation where kids had a lot of freedom and aimless downtime. I had no scheduled after-school activities. As long as you came home for dinner, everything was fine.
This year, I had some downtime before my Australia tour and spent a week or so in Phuket, Thailand. As a confessed workaholic, sometimes it’s good to unplug and detach and honestly, the scenery, the weather and the people truly made this an incredible place for me to recharge.
I had some downtime with my career and… I got complacent.
The more downtime we have, the more time you have to play games like ‘Ghost Recon Future Soldiers,’ so for me it’s a fun way to get integrated into video games and for me to have fun with my buddies and team up and go into battle with ’em, kind of like out there on court.
I have a lot of downtime in airports and on flights.
My life has become a series of planes, trains, and automobiles with some occasional downtime at a hotel.
I’ve got three kids, so there’s not much downtime.
It’s nice to come away from training and relax, get away from the pressures and get away from football and enjoy the downtime!
I try to find some sort of meditative hobby to do on set, and it’s different for every film. There’s a lot of downtime, but I don’t like reading on set because it feels like you’re taking yourself out of your world, instead of being present. And then, you feel like you’re not ready to do whatever you have to do.
My downtime tends to resemble my uptime. Weekends are workdays, but toned down. Over the whole weekend, I may have five meetings, as opposed to six on a weekday. I used to play piano for 30 minutes at night, but I had to pull that out of my schedule. I don’t have time for nonwork stuff.
It is a very busy mission: every day has some major goals that we have to get through, but my experience before has been that at least in the evening, you kind of take a deep breath and look around where you are and have some downtime.
It’s a tougher gig than what people think it is. The proper, real, genuine, worldwide movie stars don’t get a lot of downtime from the world outside. That’s a tougher price, I think, than what people’s fantasy of fame account for.
I think that all services will have downtime. No matter how much you prepare, have redundant systems, or audit, there will periodically be a black swan event that is completely unlike whatever you’ve experienced before. It even happens to Google!