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In trying to make something new, half the undertaking lies in discovering whether it can be done. Once it has been established that it can, duplication is inevitable.
~By Helen Gahagan ~


We are all trying to balance our careers and children and give as much of ourselves and our time to them. You work and have a husband, and projects, and friends. It is a balancing act.
~By Kelly Preston ~


I am not trying to give an image of a fairytale, perfect, everything else, I am just being myself.
~By Rebecca Loos ~


I'm the worst rider. I'm a terrible rider. Me and horses are not a good mix. For some reason, people are always trying to get me on a horse in a movie.
~By Dana Delany ~


I am playing with the assumptions that we have in our everyday life when we are tripped up or fooled and we learn something, that makes things exciting - I am having fun with that stuff, but you have to manage it so it doesn't get too cute, that's what I trying to work toward.
~By Jim McKay ~


The only way to find that territory is trying to keep your mind constantly open. That's the only way that you're ever going to see the sort of signs of where to go.
~By Tom Jenkinson ~


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.
~By Rachel Corrie ~


I was trying to do too many things at the same time, which is my nature. But I was enjoying it, and I still do enjoy it.
~By Jimi Hendrix ~


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 ~


Lots of people working in cryptography have no deep concern with real application issues. They are trying to discover things clever enough to write papers about.
~By Whitfield Diffie ~


The commonality between science and art is in trying to see profoundly - to develop strategies of seeing and showing.
~By Edward Tufte ~


When I started really singing I was 17, 18 years old. I used to go around trying to be a singer in the Bronx. My knees would shake but I learned by doing.
~By Dominic Chianese ~


I really believe in the philosophy that you create your own universe. I'm just trying to create a good one for myself.
~By Jim Carrey ~


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 not joking around when I've said occasionally, trying to learn how to play a D chord properly has been a very big thing for me.
~By Lou Reed ~


In many ways, when you're young and sexy, it's very annoying to be whistled at and to have someone always trying to attract your attention, but now when it happens I find myself registering the fact almost warmly.
~By Greta Scacchi ~


Well. I'm probably not loving myself like I should, but I'm really trying.
~By Chaka Khan ~


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 ~


Skill is successfully walking a tightrope between the twin towers of New York's World Trade Center. Intelligence is not trying.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


I don't know what it takes to make marriage work, but I'm going to keep trying until I get it right. I haven't given up on love or marriage.
~By Stephanie Mills ~


Nobody was playing the soprano saxophone and certainly nobody was trying to do anything with it. So I was all alone. I didn't know that at first.
~By Steve Lacy ~


Don't stare into a mirror when you are trying to solve a problem.
~By Mason Cooley ~


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


Back then people closed their eyes and listened to music. Today there's a lot of images that go with the music. A lot of music is crap and it's all commercial and the images are all trying to sell the record.
~By Neil Young ~


I think people are tired of politicians trying to poke each other in the eye.
~By Mark Warner ~


I was a pretty angry kid, and I got into military history largely as a way to vent my own anger. As I got older it narrowed down to a more specific focus on individual violence. I'm just trying to understand where it came from.
~By Caleb Carr ~


You don't even have to win a championship every year to draw the fans. You just have to show you're really trying.
~By Tom Hicks ~


We're not trying to top ourselves with each record, obviously.
~By Bruce Johnston ~


Better that you should take the chance of trying something that is close to your heart, you think is what you want to write, and if they do not publish it, put it in your drawer. But maybe another day will come and you will find a place to put that.
~By Gay Talese ~


I was always playing the Hammond Organ back to front even during the days of the Nice, going back to 1968. Really what I was doing there, was choosing notes at random and trying to make some sense of them, improvising back to front.
~By Keith Emerson ~


I believe that my art gets across the point that I'm in this morality theater trying to help the underdog, and I'm speaking socially here, showing concern and making psychological and philosophical statements for the underdog.
~By Jeff Koons ~


I'm not trying to be coy here; we're just not prepared to give a lot of detail about our thinking, but we will be making some announcements in the coming months.
~By Jim Walton ~


There is a great deal of pain in life and perhaps the only pain that can be avoided is the pain that comes from trying to avoid pain.
~By R. D. Laing ~


I feel like I've reached an age where I can relax a little bit with the knowledge of what I've been through, take all that experience and use it. I love the challenge of trying to get back to where I've been, and beyond it.
~By Cathy Freeman ~


So, it takes a lot of chance and luck. I mean I was lucky enough to get in the program where people with the same skills never made it to the program. So keep trying.
~By Philippe Perrin ~


You just have to keep trying to do good work, and hope that it leads to more good work. I want to look back on my career and be proud of the work, and be proud that I tried everything. Yes, I want to look back and know that I was terrible at a variety of things.
~By Jon Stewart ~


It's kind of like trying to make straight lines from curves, but involving shapes that sort of dictate what the curves are, if you like, and the difference between two separate pieces creates a third transitional piece if you like.
~By Sean Booth ~


It was tough trying to figure out how to put on all the women's clothes.
~By Barry Watson ~


They rushed to move it forward, uh, and then a lawsuit was filed and we spent many months litigating, rather than trying to come up with legislation and move forward on that front.
~By Tom Udall ~


I love Wagner, but the music I prefer is that of a cat hung up by its tail outside a window and trying to stick to the panes of glass with its claws.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


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


I have pushed the boat out as far as I should in terms of taking on too many things. I'm getting older and I just could not take it any more. I am now monitoring myself very closely and I'm just trying not to get into that sort of state again.
~By Stephen Fry ~


I was forced to be an artist and a CEO from the beginning, so I was forced to be like a businessman because when I was trying to get a record deal, it was so hard to get a record deal on my own that it was either give up or create my own company.
~By Jay Z ~


I haven't been worried about my image so much as I have been trying to find projects to push myself further than before.
~By Cameron Diaz ~


I certainly understand that we're all trying to make a living, but I'm not thinking about that when I'm making it. And if that's your sole motivation, it's going to reflect that narcissistic greed, and you're going to hear it in the music.
~By Aimee Mann ~


Because I'm not trying to throw people any curves.
~By Christy Romano ~


We are constantly being put to the test by trying circumstances and difficult people and problems not necessarily of our own making.
~By Terry Brooks ~


Seriously, these days I tend to shut up in terms of external analysis and DO try to let things speak for themselves, while still trying to get some depth into them.
~By Peter Hammill ~


I was surrounded by nature and trying to come to terms with this blissful nature versus the inhumane mentality of war. People were being deluded by someone using the word peace.
~By Thurston Moore ~


Just, you never know what the next day is going to bring. That goes for football, goes for off the field, and I gave up a long time ago trying to predict the future and trying to deal with things I couldn't deal with.
~By Brett Favre ~


I gotta get working, you know? I've been too busy. I've been trying my hardest, but it's really tough.
~By Christy Romano ~


I am obsessive, also I am industrious. Besides, the time when you are most alive and most aware is in childhood and one is trying to recapture that heightened awareness.
~By Edna O'Brien ~


My back to the goal, physically fighting off defenders, trying to bang my goals in, every week I have to do the business for this club. That's the life of a striker.
~By Ruud van Nistelrooy ~


A transvestite spends her entire life trying to look as feminine as possible and I have clearly spent mine celebrating my masculinity.
~By Vin Diesel ~


We have been so trying to convince them from the very beginning of our organization, but with no success.
~By George Haven Putnam ~


I'm not that in control of myself that I could be specific about exactly the way I'm doing everything as it happens. I'm just trying my best.
~By Sean Lennon ~


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 really comes down to Mick. He's the one who was constantly trying to get these five people in one room together. This is his love, his baby. It's his band, and there's nothing more he loves to do than get up on stage and play with us.
~By Christine McVie ~


It's heartbreaking but we're trying to get over it. As disappointed as we were, I think that somehow you have to find a way to think that it happened for a reason.
~By Caroline Dhavernas ~


Votes are like trees, if you are trying to build a forest. If you have more trees than you have forests, then at that point the pollsters will probably say you will win.
~By Dan Quayle ~


I was improvising before I was reading music. I was just trying to play things on the clarinet by ear. I think my ear is one of my greatest assets.
~By Pete Fountain ~


I've been in the studio experimenting on making a CD of my own. I'm trying out different producers, styles, sounds. With music, as opposed to acting, you are not playing a character. You are showing people who you are. I really want to have my spirit in it.
~By Emily Rossum ~


We often say that the biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee to fail intelligently... to experiment over and over again and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work.
~By Charles Kettering ~


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'm trying to make enough money where I can be financially independent and be able to go and just pursue that thing that everybody really needs, just pursue my family and the cause of my family.
~By Terrence Howard ~


I just consider myself a student, trying to learn more about it.
~By Roscoe Mitchell ~


A movie star is someone people look at and go, 'I want to be like that person'. There's the responsibility of desire. It's not something I'm interested in trying. I would fail miserably at it, so why even bother?
~By Christian Bale ~


Using these toolkits is like trying to make a bookshelf out of mashed potatoes.
~By Jamie Zawinski ~


All the characters in my films are fighting these problems, needing freedom, trying to find a way to cut themselves loose, but failing to rid themselves of conscience, a sense of sin, the whole bag of tricks.
~By Michelangelo Antonioni ~


The second, and I think this is the much more overt and I think it is the main cause, I have been increasingly demonstrating or trying to demonstrate that every possible stance a critic, a scholar, a teacher can take towards a poem is itself inevitably and necessarily poetic.
~By Harold Bloom ~


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 don't have them down here asking me what my urban agenda is. I don't find them really doing in-depth stories on community-based organizations that have been struggling for a long time and who are out trying to get funds. They aren't interested in those stories.
~By Maxine Waters ~


So it's really hard for a horn player to comp. But I'm totally into trying to switch those paradigms around and find a little magic space where that works, and try to mine that.
~By Charlie Hunter ~


When you do find humor in trying times, one of the first and most important changes you experience is that you see your perplexing problems in a new way - you suddenly have a new perspective on them.
~By Allen Klein ~


I tend to discourage people from calling me 'Sir Ian,' because I don't like being separated out from the rest of the population. Of course, it can be useful if you're writing an official letter, like trying to get a visa or something passed through Parliament. They're impressed by these things.
~By Ian McKellen ~


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


No self-respecting gay guy would have ever made some of the hair and clothing choices I am still trying to live down.
~By David Copperfield ~


I definitely have come out of my shell a lot more. When you question who you are, you can't be proud of who you are. Now that I'm trying to peel off those layers and really understand who I am, I don't have anything to be shy about.
~By Ricky Williams ~


Because we have so much eye candy and mind candy, spending so much time trying to pay the rent, all of this conspires to keep us from thinking too hard or taking action from that. Our time is stolen. So much of our daily life is stolen.
~By Lydia Lunch ~


Some Republicans gave up on winning the African-American vote, looking the other way or trying to benefit politically from racial polarization. I am here today as the Republican chairman to tell you we were wrong.
~By Ken Mehlman ~


I've directed a fair amount of television series - so I'm always trying to learn new things. One episode was all hand-held and I'm trying to get better at when you should do things and when you should just shut up and watch what the people are saying.
~By Bob Balaban ~


I am trying to make my accent so it won't bother anyone, but I am not going to drive myself crazy trying to pretend I am an American girl when I am from Colombia.
~By Shakira ~


A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction.
~By Graham Greene ~


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 ~


I spend my time trying to figure art out. I was brought up to believe that the way one processes information is by making it into art. That's how I live my life.
~By Sean Lennon ~


I was just then going through a healthy reaction from the orthodoxy of my youth; religion had become for me not so much a possession as an obsession, which I was trying to throw off, and this iconoclastic tale of an imaginary tribe was the result.
~By Laurence Housman ~


I believe in trying to get a balance between individual freedom on the one hand and social responsibility on the other.
~By Chris Patten ~


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


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


I had a big background in listening to classical music and I started trying to compose, like I was playing the guitar but I heard an orchestra in my head.
~By John Fahey ~


Popstars really draws you in. It's fascinating. It's interesting to watch people thrown together in that kind of a situation. Even if the egos weren't involved and they weren't trying to be world famous. It's the Real World, only better.
~By Scott Patterson ~


When I was 15, I changed my name legally. I think it was largely due to my struggle about being gay. Everything just didn't fit, and I was trying to find things I could identify myself with, and it started with my name.
~By Portia de Rossi ~


We have in this country a federal government that increasingly is engaged in trying to determine which business, which regions, which industries will succeed, which will not through a whole range of economic development, regional development corporate subsidization programs.
~By Stephen Harper ~


I began as a model, but that did not really hold my interest for too long! I believe I stood out from the parade of models trying to make it in Hollywood, which helped launch my career beyond the one-night-stand horror movie.
~By Natasha Henstridge ~


To stay interested in acting, I have to keep trying stuff I've never done before.
~By Jessica Lange ~


And so about many other things of the same nature, we are trying to make people believe these things, and we make creeds of them; and thus we continue to do our own will, which is the ground of all sin.
~By Elias Hicks ~


The more alone I am, the more focused I can get. I've written things with people, some of which I liked and others I think are total travesties. Collaborating is trying to make a piece of music and get someone else to come up with the ideas. What's the fun of that?
~By Alex Chilton ~


In North Carolina nobody bothers us; we're all about concentrating on the work or our auditions that we're trying to get a flight out for. So all that crap is not something that I'm confronted with on a daily basis.
~By Katie Holmes ~


I guess, we were people who just dedicated to trying to get better.
~By Geddy Lee ~


The bump I was trying to hide could be the future king of England.
~By Bruce Oldfield ~

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May 28 ,2020


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