Trying Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Trying

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What I'm trying to do now in my life - not just with the building, but with everything - is to construct things that will have enduring qualities, and won't just be ephemeral flashes in the pan.
~By Sylvester Stallone ~


You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory.
~By J. Donald Walters ~


I'm trying to make all the characters change and grow, or regress.
~By R. A. Salvatore ~


I think that you have to present an image that is... true to you, and... the way you would like to be perceived, so I think that through the years I've worked really hard at trying to create an image that is true to me.
~By Kristanna Loken ~


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


In terms of the character itself, I can't really say that I find anything really difficult. I enjoy the character so much I don't perceive difficulty in trying to be him. It's just a matter of how do we get there.
~By Ron Glass ~


Most people come out of their Ph.D. experience trying to prove themselves, trying to get ahead, trying to get published. You're scared everybody else is going to do your research and get your topic.
~By Bernice Johnson Reagon ~


But basically, I'm trying to write a fun story.
~By Rob Walton ~


I was an actor... or, at least, I was trying to be an actor.
~By Richard Donner ~


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


We were given no chance against them, but we held our own and we will be trying to do the same this summer.
~By Robbie Keane ~


I'm trying to learn to smoke, which is rather weird when everyone is trying to stop. I'm not a smoker. But my character only smokes as an affectation.
~By Francesca Annis ~


I had to actually purchase a book to learn the API and write the client. It was pretty frustrating trying to learn the API and develop a product quickly.
~By Shawn Fanning ~


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


One night all the James Brown band was playing on stage and I look in the back and I could see Mick Jagger and Keith Richards trying to get in the club and they couldn't get in cause it was to crowded.
~By Tommy Chong ~


There's nothing masculine about being competitive. There's nothing masculine about trying to be the best at everything you do, nor is there anything wrong with it. I don't know why a female athlete has to defend her femininity just because she chooses to play sports.
~By Rebecca Lobo ~


Are you trying to manipulate me? It's working.
~By Bridget Moynahan ~


We are trying to make up these other elements by gaining cost efficiencies through our reengineering process and through overt fund-raising activities to better support graduate education.
~By Charles Vest ~


All of us are trying to achieve 100 percent in our work. That's all we struggle to do. We never do, but we never stop trying until the day we die. It's that struggle to achieve 100 percent, that's where our performance lies, that's what the audience gets. They get the struggle.
~By Vincent D'Onofrio ~


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 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 ~


You learn just by trying and experimenting. By the time I was 14, I had my own comic strip in the Kansas City paper.
~By Mort Walker ~


The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship. A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don't need any fingers.
~By Larry Flynt ~


I wasn't trying to work out my own ancestry. I was trying to get people to feel slavery. I was trying to get across the kind of emotional and psychological stones that slavery threw at people.
~By Octavia Butler ~


I'm trying to trick people into thinking about the unthinkable by using pop culture images.
~By John Shirley ~


I'm trying to keep a level head. You have to be careful out in the world. It's so easy to get turned.
~By Elvis Presley ~


Trying to be Supermom is as futile as trying to be Perfect Mom. Not going to happen.
~By Arianna Huffington ~


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 ~


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


Believe in yourself and stop trying to convince others.
~By James De La Vega ~


On some level in acting, what you're trying to find is truth, because when it's true is when it's also funny.
~By David Hyde Pierce ~


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 ~


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


I was trying to learn about Lyndon Johnson when he was young and creating his first political machine in the Texas hill country. I moved there for three years. You had to learn that world.
~By Robert Caro ~


I've been in Washington ever since 1981, trying to get out!
~By Pat Oliphant ~


Playing with decks, for me, has always been about trying new things. I make it a point to keep trying different things, keep pushing it a little bit at a time.
~By Eric San ~


I am consciously trying not to make it sound Celtic or African.
~By Joanna Newsom ~


I've spent my career trying to help people without connections understand what's going on so that they have a chance of getting a fair shake from the connected and the powerful.
~By Allan Sloan ~


This kind of music was just hitting England, so we were getting this following in clubs in Birmingham just cause we were trying to do something different.
~By Jim Capaldi ~


For me, I'm just trying to be the best at what I do. I'll wave an Asian American flag if I get that opportunity. I'm not hiding or trying to discredit my background or anything, I just haven't had the opportunity.
~By Chad Hugo ~


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


There's room for everybody on the planet to be creative and conscious if you are your own person. If you're trying to be like somebody else, then there is isn't.
~By Tori Amos ~


I think ultimately if you have a very high expectation of your audience and you know exactly what it is you're trying to express through the medium of film, there will always be an audience for you.
~By Atom Egoyan ~


We must keep on trying to solve problems, one by one, stage by stage, if not on the basis of confidence and cooperation, at least on that of mutual toleration and self-interest.
~By Lester B. Pearson ~


I am not trying to be a historian and a dramatist; I'm a dramatist, a dramatic historian, or one who does a dramatic interpretation of history.
~By Oliver Stone ~


Many of the contradictions in Postmodern art come from the fact that we're trying to be artists in a democratic society. This is because in a democracy, the ideal is compromise. In art, it isn't.
~By Brad Holland ~


You feel the music needs something but you don't know what. So you start searching, fitting, measuring, trying. Every time you try another angle. And sometimes that's frustrating, especially if you don't come up with something for three days.
~By Beth Gibbons ~


So now I'm left with cigarettes, and I'm trying to scrape that off my shoe and then I'll be done.
~By Diane Lane ~


I'm not interested in provoking people, but only in trying to be consoling.
~By Martin Kippenberger ~


I've done more harm by the falseness of trying to please than by the honesty of trying to hurt.
~By Jessamyn West ~


As a former small business owner, I recognize both the important role small businesses play in our economy and the broad universe of challenges that small business owners face in trying to make ends meet.
~By Sue Kelly ~


I think crime writing is my link with trying to preserve a sort of order.
~By Antonia Fraser ~


Your own barometer is all you have to go by, and often what makes a good director is knowing when not to say something. On occasions you can find yourself on a film set where the person who is wearing the director's hat is only trying to justify his position.
~By Gary Oldman ~


We went into Iraq because Iraq posed a threat to the stability of the region and was engaged in the process of trying to develop weapons of mass destruction and had links to terrorists.
~By Frank Carlucci ~


Modern man is frantically trying to earn enough to buy things he's too busy to enjoy.
~By Frank Howard Clark ~


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 ~


I'm just trying to avoid any sort of generic kind of music - I don't want to do generic jazz or fusion.
~By Andy Summers ~


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 ~


Trying on pants is one of the most humiliating things a man can suffer that doesn't involve a woman.
~By Larry David ~


At some point he seemed to lose all confidence trying to break down the Berlin Wall. He was still fighting as only Kasparov can, but I could see it in his eyes that he knew he wasn't going to win one of these games.
~By Vladimir Kramnik ~


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.
~By Dale Carnegie ~


Overall, we had about 50 meetings where the brothers would say that I couldn't do any solo records, I couldn't write for other people, I couldn't do this and I couldn't do that. These guys were trying to nail my feet to the ground.
~By Sammy Hagar ~


I think the Tea Party movement is great. I think anybody who has been frustrated over the last few years with the Republicans and Democrats, when they were trying to grow government and have spending and we weren't focusing on creating jobs and get our private sector growing again, I think that's when people started to wake up.
~By Ben Quayle ~


I also find it interesting that a lot of people in their 30s are not married and don't have kids. There are a lot of people in this age bracket that are out there dating and trying to find love. And I never thought that at my age I would be.
~By John Stamos ~


Trying to understand women is a tall order period.
~By Rick Schroder ~


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 don't think I could live with myself if I stopped trying.
~By Shannyn Sossamon ~


I have given up trying to be happy. It is no use an leads to nothing.
~By Anna Held ~


No one would choose to be jerked randomly off task again and again until you have half a dozen things you're trying to get done, all at the same time.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


I'd always liked to write, but I never wanted to be a writer, because it seemed a sissy occupation. It is. To this day, I find it terribly easy. And so, rather than trying to hunt up a text, I just wrote one.
~By Daniel Pinkwater ~


My undergraduate degree is in business, so I'm trying to get a bit of a background before I go in.
~By Shannon Miller ~


I came across awful characters when I got some kind of status and came to Hollywood. Then you have directors trying to sleep with you, assuming that you will do things because of the way you dress.
~By Stacey Dash ~


The typical journalist's typical lead for the typical Canadian story nowadays is along this line: that Canadians are hard at work trying to gain a reputation as a nation of rapid social change.
~By Stockwell Day ~


When we rehearse, we're always trying to aim for something else. But we never quite succeed in getting there.
~By Colin Greenwood ~


Too many of Disney animators, and a lot try to emulate Disney, are trying to hit what they call quality levels. They're boring mannerisms.
~By Ralph Bakshi ~


Rock 'n' roll is ridiculous. It's absurd. In the past, U2 was trying to duck that. Now we're wrapping our arms around it and giving it a great big kiss.
~By Bono ~


When I was coming up, we weren't trying to get a hit or get paid, we were just trying to do our thing. The only thing we were really trying to do was to be recognized for our originality.
~By Bootsy Collins ~


I'm not trying to be the next Joan Rivers.
~By Isaac Mizrahi ~


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 ~


I watch actors destroy themselves by trying to get it right.
~By Frank Langella ~


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 ~


The biggest challenge has been simulating a tornado with wind machines and dirt and debris. Right when you walk on the set, you feel the energy of a tornado. But the hardest thing is trying to get dialogue out in all of that.
~By Mark-Paul Gosselaar ~


I've always taken 'The Wizard of Oz' very seriously, you know. I believe in the idea of the rainbow. And I've spent my entire life trying to get over it.
~By Judy Garland ~


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'm not interested in trying to work on people's perceptions. I am who I am, and if you don't take the time to learn about that, then your perception is going to be your problem.
~By Jim Brown ~


Sometimes I go out disguised, but people still recognize me, so I find there is no point in even trying. It would be nice to get away from it, from time to time, but the fact is, there is no place on earth where I can go unrecognized.
~By Jonathan Davis ~


I was trying to take the band in a direction that I thought was appropriate, and Roth was trying to take the band in more of a Las Vegas direction. And there he is.
~By Eddie Van Halen ~


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 ~


The voices on the record, that was trying to treat my voice like guitar players treat guitar tones.
~By Gary Cherone ~


You're just sort of searching for this "thing" and sometimes you get it and sometimes you don't. All music is imperfect, but in jazz since you're improvising, at least the way I play, I'm trying to follow my train of thought in a solo.
~By John Abercrombie ~


I know what it's like to be ignored, and I think that is the big problem about the prison system: These people are being thrown away. There is no sense of rehabilitation. In some places, they are trying to do things. But, in most cases, it's a holding cell.
~By Lee Tergesen ~


Hey, our Founding Fathers wore long hair and powdered wigs - I don't see anybody trying to look like them today, either... But we do look to them as role models.
~By Leigh Steinberg ~


My work is more about trying to ask good questions and not trying to come up with big shows. Every fashion company is doing that, every car company is doing that.
~By Laurie Anderson ~


I don't know if I have a technique. I'm just trying to remember the words.
~By Dennis Farina ~


I don't plan to write another science book, but I don't plan not to. I do enjoy writing histories, and taking subjects that are generally dull and trying to make them interesting.
~By Bill Bryson ~


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


It's a different way of getting across an emotion. You're trying to get it across to the animator because the animator is inspired by the voicetrack in terms of how to animate the character.
~By Dan Castellaneta ~


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 ~


I spent my time trying to understand grand jury procedure - a topic about which I never before had the slightest interest.
~By Donella Meadows ~


With attention deficit democracy, I am trying to wake up people to how the combination of mass ignorance, fear mongering by the government, and lying politicians is putting our entire system of government to a death spiral.
~By James Bovard ~

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January 26 ,2023
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