Trying Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Trying

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Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's job with yesterday's tools and yesterday's concepts.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


The thing about a hero, is even when it doesn't look like there's a light at the end of the tunnel, he's going to keep digging, he's going to keep trying to do right and make up for what's gone before, just because that's who he is.
~By Joss Whedon ~


I've been fifty thousand times to the Louvre. I have copied everything in drawing, trying to understand.
~By Alberto Giacometti ~


It's just a way of trying to get to a third thing that's not particular to any quote-unquote genre. It's been great for me; it's really opened me up and gotten me to use that part of my imagination. It's very scary in a lot of ways, and just as exciting.
~By Charlie Hunter ~


Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk?
~By Alice Walker ~


The best way to avoid a bad action is by doing a good one, for there is no difficulty in the world like that of trying to do nothing.
~By John Clare ~


I get amazed, I can't look at it but about 10 seconds, at these politicians dancing around this, dancing around this, I'm trying to find a correct name for it, this utter absolute, asinine, idiotic stupidity of men marrying men.
~By Jimmy Swaggart ~


First, I'm trying to prove to myself that I'm a person. Then maybe I'll convince myself that I'm an actress.
~By Marilyn Monroe ~


It's also ironic that in the old days of tape and tape hiss and vinyl records and surface noise, we were always trying to get records louder and louder to overcome that.
~By T-Bone Burnett ~


Men, all men, were always trying to get hold of me, you know.
~By Christine Keeler ~


I am trying to get closer to God.
~By Lenny Kravitz ~


Am I a criminal? The world knows I'm not a criminal. What are they trying to put me in jail for? You've lost common sense in this society because of religious fanaticism and dogma.
~By Jack Kevorkian ~


The greatest mistake is trying to be more agreeable than you can be.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


I'm still very aware of the violence in our culture, more so than other people. I know where it comes from when someone is trying to suppress someone else, sometimes they fight back.
~By Jack Bowman ~


It is not my wish to lounge about the college and fatten on a fellowship all my days. I am always trying to look upon a college life as a medium not an end.
~By Thomas Edward Brown ~


My mother is a survivor who's had a lot of things happen in her life that have been very trying.
~By Michael C. Hall ~


I'm not trying to say that it never hurt or that I never felt its sting, but I can honestly say that I never blamed anybody for racism. I have considered it more of a manifestation of humanity's problem rather than my personal problem.
~By Robert Guillaume ~


Oh, she just happened to be a friend of the producer's. Or, oh, they've been trying to get her from the beginning and she just had a spot open up. There are always little loopholes, so I don't take anything personally anymore.
~By Ellen Muth ~


No one ever committed suicide while reading a good book, but many have tried while trying to write one.
~By Robert Byrne ~


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


We all perform our lives in a way. And the actor is a perfect metaphor to get at that theme of 'how do we find our authentic selves?' And that we all - whether we're actors or not - perform ourselves. As a way of searching. As a way of fumbling around and trying to say, is this my voice? Is this who I am?
~By Annette Bening ~


Coping with the demands of everyday life would be exceedingly trying if one could arrive at solutions to problems only by actually performing possible options and suffering the consequences.
~By Albert Bandura ~


My favorite puzzle is trying to work out the parts myself, after all it is a solo effort.
~By Adrian Belew ~


The reason that I'm an actor, or an artist, is ultimately because I'm trying to paint a self-portrait, and the most complete and beautiful self-portrait that you can.
~By Terrence Howard ~


Our party cannot be all things to all people. It can't be. Our loudest opponents on the left are never going to like us so let's stop trying to curry favor with them.
~By Rick Perry ~


I'm like a child trying to do everything, say everything and be everything all at once.
~By John Hartford ~


What is inherently wrong with the word 'politician' if the fellow has devoted his life to holding public office and trying to do something for his people?
~By Richard J. Daley ~


I've been trying to take this journey over the last four years of getting away from playing manipulative and villainous characters and playing characters that are affected by what happens to them as opposed to unaffected.
~By Kevin Spacey ~


I love to work with the younger kids who are trying to live out their dreams, if in fact that's what they plan on doing after college to take the next step. A very select few have that opportunity so when you do have the opportunity you know, those guys take advantage of it.
~By Roger Clemens ~


I am trying to send directions out and keep control of state government for the final month.
~By Scott McCallum ~


I'm still trying to discover my position on my own artwork and hopefully at this exhibition someone will come and tell me. I'm open to listening to criticism.
~By Graham Coxon ~


It's sort of an action flick. You can't be that funny trying to steal diamonds.
~By Anthony Anderson ~


The gun dealer is not only paying these two police officers, but more importantly, the gun dealer has said he will never again sell more than one gun to a customer. This is exactly what we're trying to get the gun industry across the country to do.
~By Michael D. Barnes ~


I don't copy recipes without trying them out. I don't reprint without trying them again.
~By Elizabeth David ~


I became so consumed with trying to live up to what the public expected that I lost myself. I don't know of anyone else who can say this.
~By Victoria Principal ~


There's a lot more pressure on me at United. There are people out there trying to shoot you down.
~By Wayne Rooney ~


Especially with a comedy, you've got the clear cut goal of trying to make a scene funny. It's not like drama where you're trying to achieve some kind of emotion or trying to further the story along. You're trying to figure out what's the funniest way to do something.
~By Luke Wilson ~


Dusting is a good example of the futility of trying to put things right. As soon as you dust, the fact of your next dusting has already been established.
~By George Carlin ~


It's like trying to pin down a kangaroo on a trampoline.
~By Sid Waddell ~


We try very quickly to show that we are not at war with the Iraqi people. We're trying to deal with the people who are indeed themselves at war with the Iraqi people.
~By Paul Bremer ~


I made over forty Westerns. I used to lie awake nights trying to think up new ways of getting on and off a horse.
~By William Wyler ~


Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.
~By George Burns ~


I was trying to spend it as quickly as possible. Because I'm so lazy, all that money created a block. I was flying around the world, staying at fancy hotels, having fun and trying to get rid of it as quickly as possible, so I could get on with some more work.
~By Evan Dando ~


My nemesis - my downfall, if you will - was relationships, and trying to fulfill them.
~By Jennifer O'Neill ~


I think there's an ongoing effort involved in trying to get a bigger perspective, trying to let go of things that limit your capacity to love and be loved or your capacity to hear and to really speak.
~By Meg Ryan ~


Historically the director has been the key creative element in a film and we must maintain that. We must protect that, in spite of the fact that there is new technology that's continually trying to erode that.
~By John Frankenheimer ~


I'm making a record that's half stripped down acoustic which is the way I perform a lot and half of it is very produced. It's really hard to keep music simple but I was trying to keep it simple and focus on one or two instruments and vocals.
~By Lisa Loeb ~


Look at the man go, its like trying to stop a water-buffalo with a pea-shooter.
~By Sid Waddell ~


I'm not a diva. I'm a tadpole trying to be a frog.
~By Toni Braxton ~


There are kids don't want to do something because they're afraid of looking stupid to their peers. There comes a time when they start protecting themselves, instead of extending. I want to make sure that they're always trying to extend themselves.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


That's probably when I get the most angry at American movies, when they just so cynically manipulate the audience without even trying to give a good story.
~By Gene Siskel ~


When you've got eight or nine or ten cables running around with someone trying to operate them, it's too much.
~By Peter Mayhew ~


Liquid architecture. It's like jazz - you improvise, you work together, you play off each other, you make something, they make something. And I think it's a way of - for me, it's a way of trying to understand the city, and what might happen in the city.
~By Frank Gehry ~


We're trying to build a platform utilizing the Internet that allows the good American people to speak out about their frustration about the polarized country that we live in politically.
~By Hamilton Jordan ~


Today each composer is not only involved in aesthetics, but he's actually trying to create his own language.
~By Leo Ornstein ~


There is nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitor.
~By Frank Howard Clark ~


I'm exhausted trying to stay healthy.
~By Steve Yzerman ~


In trying to scramble out of a hole, it sometimes digs it deeper.
~By Wellington Mara ~


I'm trying to go over my lines. I woke up on the floor, somebody had me in their arms. I didn't quite know who, people looked so unfamiliar. That's about all I remember.
~By Dick York ~


I made stupid decisions as a kid, or as a young adult, but I'm trying to be now, I'm trying to take this lemon and make lemonade.
~By Kevin Mitnick ~


I'm trying not to put myself into anything I'm not 100 percent confident about.
~By Christian Slater ~


I'm someone who loves to enjoy life and tries to focus on real things and real friendships. That's why I live very simply. I'm a jeans and T-shirt kind of girl. I don't spend much time fixing myself up or trying to look cool. I live like a normal person and even though I'm in a very high-profile business, I really don't let it affect the way I live.
~By Cameron Diaz ~


I must have been 3 years old or less, and I remember paging through these comics, trying to figure out the stories. I couldn't read the words, so I made up my own stories.
~By Daniel Clowes ~


The Nixon years were trying. They honed my judgment for everything I did later on. The experience also illustrated for me the importance of training young lawyers properly.
~By Fred F. Fielding ~


I've been doing this for seven and a half years. I've been just bustin' it, trying to break in as an artist in this business. For me, it's still just about the work. I get the scripts and I'm all about that. I don't really even have an idea what that's going to be like.
~By Josh Holloway ~


I think he's much funnier in many ways than some of the things that I've done. Because it's a little bit more layered. He's constantly trying to teach Luke what he thinks are really deep philosophical ideas, but they're really simple.
~By Sean William Scott ~


We're all just trying to fit in and find ourselves, particularly when we're growing up.
~By Geri Halliwell ~


Men do not fail; they give up trying.
~By Elihu Root ~


What I was trying to convey there was the kind of waste land that was left after the war. It was a bit like one always thinks of war, you know, stark scenery and no birds, no trees, no leaves, nothing living. And just emptiness.
~By George Martin ~


The only still center of my life is Macbeth. To go back to doing this bloody, crazed, insane mass-murderer is a huge relief after trying to get my cell phone replaced.
~By Patrick Stewart ~


The real business of life is trying to understand each other.
~By Gilbert Parker ~


I am just through with a summer, and a summer is to me always a trying ordeal.
~By Maria Mitchell ~


I don't think he's permanently affected me except in the sense that I miss him. I miss being him. Or trying to be him. He is one of a gallery of characters that have had an impact on my career and therefore my life.
~By Derek Jacobi ~


And I have the support of the writers: I have a great relationship with the creative team, and they have a good hold of my character and my personality, and they come up with some great stuff, and I'm forever trying to change it up, keep it fresh.
~By Trish Stratus ~


It's very trying on a marriage when you're doing a one hour show, week after week after week. You don't have enough time for people that maybe you should have top priority.
~By Gavin MacLeod ~


Your success story is a bigger story than whatever you're trying to say on stage. Success makes life easier. It doesn't make living easier.
~By Bruce Springsteen ~


We are all human and fall short of where we need to be. We must never stop trying to be the best we can be.
~By Richard Adams ~


To be with the others, you have to have your hair short and wear ties. So we're trying to make a third world happen, you know what I mean?
~By Jimi Hendrix ~


I'm not trying to win individual awards.
~By Chris Webber ~


When he said we were trying to make a fool of him, I could only murmur that the Creator had beat us to it.
~By Ilka Chase ~


I try to not get to the point where one is making wallpaper, or simply painting money. I want to make sure that I am at least trying to weigh myself down, that there's a challenge each time.
~By Martin Mull ~


Being an actress is similar to trying to fit in with the popular kids in high school. You're expected to drive the right car, wear the right clothes and say the right things.
~By Lauren Ambrose ~


Trying to describe something musical is like dancing to architecture, it's really difficult.
~By Robert Palmer ~


In order for a long piece of work to engage a novelist over an extended period of time, it has to deal with questions that you find very important, that you're trying to work out.
~By Donna Tartt ~


We need to stop fighting Christian against Christian. I have no time for anything but trying to love other people. That is a full-time job.
~By Anne Rice ~


Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
~By W. Clement Stone ~


I mean, I don't know anything else that I would try to do, but it's a very frustrating thing to do, because you are trying to take what's a fantasy in your head and make it live through the minds of 200 people.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


I'm trying to deal with ideas about histories, fame, hearsay, and how public identities are constructed.
~By Barbara Kruger ~


I wouldn't consciously pursue trying to make something for the charts. It's just not in my scope now. I'd rather stick needles in my eyes.
~By Sheena Easton ~


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


If you're interested in 'balancing' work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead make your work more pleasurable.
~By Donald Trump ~


If there is anything I would do differently in my life, it is that I would study business more. I'm trying to teach my daughter Chloe at an early age about investing and money so she's not afraid of it.
~By Donna Mills ~


There's nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child.
~By Frank Howard Clark ~


I had something I was trying to say and sometimes the message is an easy transmission and sometimes it's a difficult one but I love the power of saying it so I'm gonna do it whether it's hard or easy.
~By Faith Ringgold ~


Working with a bunch of actors is like trying to tune each violin.
~By Patrice Leconte ~


I know that I've overfed myself trying to prop myself up because I'm exhausted.
~By Geri Halliwell ~


They're not even within 100 miles of Baghdad. They are not in any place. They hold no place in Iraq. This is an illusion... they are trying to sell to the others an illusion.
~By Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf ~


I remember when my mother pointed to a stone, and she said this was the kind of stone people used to place on the feet of the baby girls to stop them trying to climb away and unbind their feet.
~By Jung Chang ~


Not because I'm trying to be fabulous, but I love those big crazy Jackie O shades.
~By Alicia Keys ~


I'm not playing for other musicians. We're trying to reach the guy who works all day and wants to spend a buck at night. We'll keep him happy.
~By Nat King Cole ~

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May 28 ,2024
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