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Trying Quotes
Sad Quotes about Trying

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

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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

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

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


 

Capitalism tries for a delicate balance:
It attempts to work things out so that
everyone gets just enough stuff to keep them from
getting violent and trying to take other people's stuff.
- George Carlin

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

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



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

We have nearly complete misunderstanding between
people of different faiths in Lake Wobegon,
and that's probably one reason why we get along so very well.
It's when you are trying to convince another person to think
the same way that you do that there is
friction and trouble between people.
But when you feel that the other person is
dumber than dirt, too dumb for words -
why waste your breath - you get along pretty well.
There's no bond between people that's quite so strong as
when people each feel slightly superior towards the other one.
- Garrison Keillor

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

When I'm on stage, I'm trying to do one thing:
bring people joy.
Just like church does.
People don't go to church to find trouble,
they go there to lose it.
- James Brown

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

If I felt we had alienated the Unionists,
it would worry me because we've spent a great deal
of time trying to open up discussion and dialogue with the Unionist Parties.
- Dick Spring

Can anyone remember love? It's like trying to summon
up the smell of roses in a cellar.
You might see a rose, but never the perfume.
- Arthur Miller

I began the way nearly everybody I ever heard of -
I began writing poetry.
And I find that to be quite usual with writers,
their trying their hand at poetry.
- Shelby Foote

You've got Corey Feldman doing his thing,
and the problem is, they're trying to be pop stars.
You can't compare Salty to any of the other actors out there playing music.
- Dustin Diamond

Let me say what I actually believe.
I believe that 9/11 was a conspiracy,
by Al Qaeda, and Osama Bin Laden, and no one else trying to hurt America.
- Van Jones

I don't think anybody is wanting to put me back on the air.
But I'm certainly out there trying.
- Jamie Farr

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

I am a woman in process.
I'm just trying like everybody else.
I try to take every conflict, every experience,
and learn from it.
Life is never dull.
- Oprah Winfrey

People were desperately trying to fill their seats for the summer.
And so prices are really low right now.
And so they are kept from raising prices to make up for that difference.
- David Neeleman

I am a struggling writer.
A middle-aged man with two little kids and I'm just trying to earn a living.
So buy this book - or my kids will have to go to foster care.
- Christopher Darden

If I had been trying to take the job away from him in a sneaky,
underhand manner, then I deserved all I got.
But it was the other way around.
I was trying to get him the job.
- Ian St.
John

Sure I played, did you think I was born at the age
of 70 sitting in a dugout trying to manage guys like you?
- Casey Stengel

We gave up on the idea of trying to make the record
a good representation of the live performance.
- John Cale

Sometimes I sit down to dinner with people and I realize
there is a massive military machine surrounding us,
trying to kill the people I'm having dinner with.
- Rachel Corrie

Not everybody is absolutely stupid.
Why on earth would I be racist, what would I be trying to achieve?
- Steven Morrissey

I had just done what she does in the story just about a year earlier -
I moved from New Jersey and came to New York and was working at a bar,
and you know, trying to make it.
- Piper Perabo

What was important was trying to create something that
families could watch together and enjoy together.
- Emma Thompson

And frankly, when I made that record,
hit songs were not what I was trying to achieve.
- Duncan Sheik

I'm trying to find new ways to make this game more attractive.
- Dennis Rodman

Instead of getting hard ourselves and trying to compete,
women should try and give their best qualities to men -
bring them softness,
teach them how to cry.
- Joan Baez

Like with Berle, he was always trying to steal the scene,
get a little extra.
- Phil Silvers

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

I don't feel like I'm on a mission.
I'm trying to play music that I like to play and like to listen to.
- Lyle Lovett

I'm very wary of large groups of people getting together
and trying to believe the same thing.
It never seems to end well, whether it's political
or religious or whatever.
- Peter Krause

We are all the same person trying to shake hands with our self.
- Wavy Gravy

Now I walk around with my head down,
trying to hide,
thinking that everybody knows that I inflicted people with HIV,
because that is all they are going to read.
- Marc Wallice


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