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Trying Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Trying.

How far you can go without destroying from within
what you are trying to defend from without?
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

To be yourself in a world that
is constantly trying to make you something else
is the greatest accomplishment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

 

Instead of worrying about what people say of you,
why not spend time trying to accomplish
something they will admire.
- Dale Carnegie

When you have got an elephant by the hind legs
and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.
- Abraham Lincoln

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Spirit is always waiting to rush into us,
but we are too full of worldly things.
It is like trying to pour fine wine into a cup filled with mud -
the wine is waiting, but the mud must be removed first.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How could youths better learn to live
than by at once trying the experiment of living?
- Henry David Thoreau

The trouble with having an open mind, of course,
is that people will insist on coming along
and trying to put things in it.
- Terry Pratchett

If you begin to understand what you are
without trying to change it,
then what you are undergoes a transformation.
- J. Krishnamurti

Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed,
but nature does not depend on us.
We are not the only experiment.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

You can make more friends in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get other people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

I intend to live forever, or die trying.
- Groucho Marx

You can close more business in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

Meddling:
Everything that happens in the world, or doesn't happen,
is NOT my responsibility.
There are more than enough things that are my responsibility.
I am responsible for my thoughts, my beliefs, and my actions -
and that is enough.
It does not serve me to mind anyone else's business.
I can only make myself unhappy by trying to second guess
what anyone else thinks or does.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest roadblock to a great relationship
is trying to force a partner to change through bribes or threats.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The fastest way to destroy love
is to make a goal out of it,
because people who are trying to be loved
come from a place that they're not loved.
- Werner Erhard

Mama and Daddy King represent the best in manhood and womanhood,
the best in a marriage, the kind of people we are trying to become.
- Coretta Scott King

Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the
poet spends his life patiently trying to untie.
- Jean Cocteau

You don't help people in your poems.
I've been trying to help people all my life -
that's my trouble.
- Charles Olson

The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan
trying to play the violin.
- Honore de Balzac

No duty the Executive had to perform was so trying
as to put the right man in the right place.
- Thomas Jefferson

I'm exhausted trying to stay healthy.
- Steve Yzerman

Adolescents are not monsters.
They are just people trying to learn how to make it
among the adults in the world,
who are probably not so sure themselves.
- Virginia Satir

Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
- Thomas A. Edison

It's a never ending battle of making your cars better
and also trying to be better yourself.
- Dale Earnhardt

The church is always trying to get other people to reform;
it might not be a bad idea to reform itself a little,
by way of example.
- Mark Twain

Trying to sneak a fastball past Hank Aaron is like
trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.
- Joe Adcock

The problem in defense is
how far you can go without destroying from within
what you are trying to defend from without.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

What is the use of physicians like myself trying to
help parents to bring up children healthy and happy,
to have them killed in such numbers for a cause that is ignoble?
- Benjamin Spock

There is a fine line between perseverance and insanity.
At what point have you tried your best,
and it's time to do something different?
It's a balance - a paradox.
If you get in the habit of giving up
as soon as something gets difficult,
your life won't work,
but if you keep tilting at windmills -
madly trying the same thing again and again,
your life also won't work.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The trouble with always trying to preserve the health
of the body is that it is so difficult to do without
destroying the health of the mind.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

If a composer could say what he had to say in words
he would not bother trying to say it in music.
- Gustav Mahler

There is no use whatsoever trying to help
people who do not help themselves.
You cannot push anyone up a ladder
unless he is willing to climb himself.
- Andrew Carnegie

Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him
is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
- Barry Goldwater

Trying to force creativity is never good.
- Sarah McLachlan

All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying
to get back to where it was.
- Toni Morrison

What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man
looking through a keyhole,
the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

O man you are busy working for the world,
and the world is busy trying to turn you out.
- Abu Bakr

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that
must be followed to become an expert in anything.
- W. Clement Stone

The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if
the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them.
- Cullen Hightower

Doing linear scans over an associative array is like
trying to club someone to death with a loaded Uzi.
- Larry Wall

The path I am trying so hard to follow is in fact the
one that God my Father and His Son Jesus Christ want me to pursue.
It has brought me deep happiness.
- Clayton Christensen

Jackie Robinson, as an athlete and as someone who was
trying to make a stand for equality,
he was exemplary.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

We need to internalize this idea of excellence.
Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent.
- Barack Obama

For a while we had trouble trying to get the sound
of a champagne cork exploding out of the bottle.
I solved the problem by sticking my finger in my mouth and popping it out.
- Lawrence Welk

Most of the stuff I do on the show comes out of me
just trying to make my friends laugh.
- Adam Sandler

I was trying to talk about where we are right now as a society,
and talk about the fear we all live in,
and certainly since 9-11, how it's affected us and the world.
- Paul Haggis

And I'm always interested when other musicians are
trying to discover new worlds of sound.
- Karlheinz Stockhausen

This is my first wuxia movie and I must consider this
before trying to make something with my own.
- Zhang Yimou

No man was ever eloquent by trying to be eloquent,
but only by being so.
- George Henry Lewes

Companies are starting to measure how effective their
customer service is and trying to understand what they
can do to improve the customer service process.
- Sanjay Kumar

At times I experience hardship in trying to find the
proper point of balance between traditional things and my own personality.
- Princess Masako

I know that I've got big ears and a big forehead and that my hair sticks up.
But I'm happy with myself.
I'm not necessarily trying to win a beauty pageant here.
- Clay Aiken

I was able to do something that people can't do these days,
which is to have quality time with the guys who were
trying to be president and a number of them who got the job.
- Robert Scheer

This idea of trying to repeat a success doesn't interest me.
It's only really done to make money.
- Agnetha Faltskog

The true secret of giving advice is,
after you have honestly given it,
to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not,
and never persist in trying to set people right.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Everybody's a mad scientist, and life is their lab.
We're all trying to experiment to find a way to live,
to solve problems, to fend off madness and chaos.
- David Cronenberg

We have tried you citizens; we are trying you now,
and you have a couple of dollars for the sorrowing mothers,
brothers and sisters by way of a charity gift.
- Rose Schneiderman

At the end of the '60s, I was trying to enter the world of comics.
- Sergio Aragones

But I'm trying not to be cynical - I don't want to
be one of those people who has a cool opportunity and blows it.
It's really amazing what's happening to me.
- Shannyn Sossamon

History...
is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.
- Philip Roth

Oh I am trying to remember, we would read the script after we did the show.
- David Selby

I like people trying to do two things at once.
- Allison Janney

Don't ever give up.
You gotta keep trying, and never give up.
- Ryan Sheckler

You have to be the one setting your own goals,
trying to achieve those goals.
- Johnny Bench

The old Devil gets mad when you're trying to do good.
Pray that God will move the stumbling blocks.
- Mahalia Jackson

The essence of strategy is that you must set limits
on what you're trying to accomplish.
- Michael Porter

Instead of educating students, these professors are
trying to indoctrinate them.
- David Horowitz

I've been trying to figure out for at least the last
10 years how to force myself into something more risky.
- Richard Foreman


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