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I can't find my car keys in the morning. Trying to get out of my house is a nightmare. "Where's my wallet? Where are my keys? I have to go find a missing person."
~By Anthony LaPaglia ~


I'm trying to climb up both walls at once.
~By Charles Olson ~


Faith is not trying to believe something regardless of the evidence. Faith is daring to do something regardless of the consequences.
~By Sherwood Eddy ~


Since my retirement, I've spent a lot of time trying to help the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina. A society like this just can't afford an uneducated underclass of citizens.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


The league, is doing well. It is just a matter of trying to sort some things out with my contract.
~By Cobi Jones ~


When I tried to play something and screwed up, I'd hear some other note that would come into play. Then I started trying different things to find the beauty in it.
~By Dimebag Darrell ~


It was trying to break down the stereotypes and it was the kind of thing where, for the first time, women were on a par and not seen as just objects. Though girls were objectified still.
~By Siouxsie Sioux ~


But definitely, when a decision is taken, or when you are trying to oppose a decision, you are in a weaker position than the member states, because they know more about the situation than you. We gave information, but they never gave us any information.
~By Boutros Boutros Ghali ~


I have been going to the gym instead of the bar, trying to get back down to my fighting weight.
~By Gregg Allman ~


I believe I'm doing the right thing in trying to step away from that and to take chances and work on little independent films and do stuff like that wild dance scene.
~By Patrick Warburton ~


We're talking about people who've already got 3-4, if not 5-6 years' experience or more, and it's about trying to help professionals develop, using us as a resource for that development.
~By Siobhan Davies ~


We know that if we can prevent kids from trying drugs in their teenage years, we dramatically reduce the likelihood that they will go on to have problems later in life.
~By John Walters ~


We started getting the script to different people and we were in the business of trying to fund it so we could get it off and running, and all the characters and sets designed and everything.
~By Don Bluth ~


I was trying to find out what it was that everybody else understood without giving up my stubborn and hard-won lack of understanding.
~By David Antin ~


I write a lot of music in my time off and I compose most of the songs on guitar. I've actually gone into the studio and recorded a few things, but it's tough trying to sell a song. It's all about finding that hook, that melody.
~By Scott Patterson ~


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.
~By Virginia Satir ~


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 ~


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.
~By Dustin Diamond ~


The first thing is that we're being attacked by both the Writers Guild and the Producers Guild. Both of these groups are trying to diminish the importance and strength of the director. They're trying to do it through both frontal and side attacks.
~By John Frankenheimer ~


If, as is natural, you focus on the corruption and on those threatened institutions that are trying to prevent change - even though they don't really know what they're trying to prevent - then you can get pessimistic.
~By Paul Hawken ~


Readers respond to every genre intensely, if it's a genre that appeals to them. Again, who can say why anyone enjoys horror and dark fantasy? If I can't answer the question for myself, I wouldn't dream of trying to answer it for others.
~By Laurell K. Hamilton ~


Over the years, I've been trying to build a relationship with an audience. I've tried to maintain as much of a low profile as I could so that those characters would emerge and their relationship with audiences would be protected.
~By Kevin Spacey ~


There's an air of mystery around the Masons, but the reality is that they're mostly a bunch of veterans getting drunk in a lodge that they've built to look like a temple. It's just a bunch of guys trying to get away from their wives.
~By Jimmy Kimmel ~


You will launch many projects, but have time to finish only a few. So think, plan, develop, launch and tap good people to be responsible. Give them authority and hold them accountable. Trying to do too much yourself creates a bottleneck.
~By Donald Rumsfeld ~


I remember Francis Bacon would say that he felt he was giving art what he thought it previously lacked. With me, it's what Yeats called the fascination with what's difficult. I'm only trying to do what I can't do.
~By Lucian Freud ~


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 ~


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 ~


Lesbian humor isn't trying to sell anything, it doesn't have to sell out. Coming out as a lesbian onstage is still a very political act; if it weren't, more women would do it.
~By Kate Clinton ~


I never quit trying. I never felt that I didn't have a chance to win.
~By Arnold Palmer ~


During this earlier period of his activity Voltaire seems to have been trying - half unconsciously, perhaps - to discover and to express the fundamental quality of his genius.
~By Lytton Strachey ~


When we first met, I was trying to put a band together. I asked around at school for other guys who wanted to play in a band. Someone told me about a juvenile delinquent they knew who played bongos.
~By Wayne Kramer ~


Thousands of Ohio families are going deeper and deeper in debt just trying to pay their heating bills, fill prescriptions, and buy groceries. The current minimum wage is simply not enough.
~By Sherrod Brown ~


There were so many stories about Bing's daughter living in sin. We weren't hurting anyone. We were living in love. I couldn't understand why people were trying to hurt us and hurt our families.
~By Mary Crosby ~


I think the varied backgrounds in the beginning were a plus. It took a while for people to understand what they were trying to do and get started, but it did provide for a lot of new ideas.
~By Jack Kilby ~


I'm fighting a losing battle here: I'm trying to lose some weight. I love chocolate; that's one of my biggest downfalls. I haven't gotten a whole lot of chocolate, thank goodness, because I'd probably be about 300 pounds.
~By Carrie Underwood ~


I've had it happen to me before where it turns out that they never had the money and couldn't have made the movie in the first place. And these are the things you have to look for when trying to read the behavior of the people you sit down with.
~By Robert Culp ~


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


There are no whole truths: all truths are half-truths. It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays to the devil.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


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


I approached Red Square three times, trying to find somewhere to land, before discovering a wide bridge nearby. I landed there and taxied into Red Square.
~By Mathias Rust ~


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 ~


Look, I'm not odd. I'm just trying to be an actor; not a movie star, an actor.
~By Montgomery Clift ~


When I was producing on my own, I was doing it in order to - in a very patriarchal entertainment industry, let alone planet - very much hell-bent on trying to prove to myself, if nothing else, that I could do it as a woman.
~By Alanis Morissette ~


I'm trying to eliminate every vestige of my own personality, style, approach and get into somebody else's skin. Sometimes I feel I've accomplished it. But when I don't, I'm nobody at all, having left myself at home.
~By Judy Holliday ~


I think that is a universal adolescent feeling, trying to find your place. The adolescent who is perfectly adjusted to his environment, I've yet to meet.
~By Roger Bannister ~


Our relationship to reality and to our experience is all based upon the ideas in our mind that we're always trying to live up to.
~By Andrew Cohen ~


When a man is trying to sell you something, don't imagine that he is polite all the time.
~By Edgar Watson Howe ~


Abstraction is a mental process we use when trying to discern what is essential or relevant to a problem; it does not require a belief in abstract entities.
~By Tom G. Palmer ~


The most important thing for small businesses is getting the economy back on its feet. That - the key driver of small business activity is demand for their product, and that is what we are trying to do, getting the economy back on its feet. That's far more important than other factors.
~By Peter Orszag ~


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


In the game of life, it's a good idea to have a few early losses, which relieves you of the pressure of trying to maintain an undefeated season.
~By Bill Vaughan ~


You're trying too hard to find a correlation here. You don't know these people, you don't know what they intended. You try to compile statistics and correlate them to a result that amounts to nothing more than speculation.
~By Marc Racicot ~


Political debate with liberals is basically impossible in America today because liberals are calling names while conservatives are trying to make arguments.
~By Ann Coulter ~


That song is a story that shows how easily you could get slipped into being labeled as the bad guy, even though what you really trying to do is tell the bad guy to leave you alone.
~By Slick Rick ~


I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.
~By Ian Fleming ~


I am consciously not trying to bring in World Music elements. The ways that I work and feel are completely different in how they sound than someone playing the Kora in Africa would play it.
~By Joanna Newsom ~


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 ~


You can't be trying to make a film that pleases all people, you know, so it's not a concern of mine.
~By Cate Blanchett ~


We are trying to communicate a fulfilled ideal. Does anybody remember laughter?
~By Robert Plant ~


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.
~By Dick Spring ~


The '80s were about trying to establish myself as an actor with a career. And being a teenager enjoying the fruits of being successful with lots of what I think is appropriate for that age.
~By Rob Lowe ~


If they conducted a raid in this room, you'd all be policed up. They'd take all of you to Abu Ghraib and turn you over to the soldiers. Maybe there's only one or two of you in this group who was a known associate or had any piece of information that they are trying to exploit.
~By Janis Karpinski ~


I think these movies are as much for people of that time as for people who weren't born. For people who weren't born, they see how leaders must act under a crisis situation, not trying to be re-elected or not trying to check polls, that they go from their gut check.
~By Kevin Costner ~


It's a Fox thing, the bad-boy image. They're trying to type me out. There are worse things in life, you know. I'm just really excited about the opportunity.
~By Ben McKenzie ~


Certainly we disagree with the Communist Party, as we disagree with other political parties who are trying to maintain the American way of life.
~By Dorothy Day ~


When trying to locate something, search your mind first.
~By Craig Bruce ~


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.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


Well, I wouldn't say that I was in the great class, but I had a great time while I was trying to be great.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


I love to come in and play with a wig or glasses or clothes. I love using props. I'm from the Peter Sellers school of trying to prepare for the character.
~By Dan Aykroyd ~


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


I couldn't believe they were saying I put a horrible fake plastic bosom over scars I was trying to heal and keep it in place with a tight bra, which could stop my blood flow, just so I could fit into my clothes.
~By Koo Stark ~


There is something universal in the theme of a man trying to save his family in the midst of the most terrible circumstances. It is not limited to Sierra Leone. This story could apply to any number of places where ordinary people have been caught up in political events beyond their control.
~By Edward Zwick ~


Well, you know it was so different from when you rehearsed. You're out there with your guitar and trying to get a sound, but it doesn't sound anything like what you expect!
~By Jonathan Richman ~


We still want to idealize moms, and sometimes we want to idealize actresses who are moms, too. I know that's something I've experienced, but we're all just doing the best we can and we're all trying to raise our kids and talk to them about everything that needs to be discussed.
~By Annette Bening ~


I also hear your president say that war is the means of last resort and I think he means that. I met him last autumn and he assured me that they wanted to come through and disarm Iraq by peaceful means, and that's what we are trying to do as hard as we can.
~By Hans Blix ~


The only thing I was trying to portray was serenity. Also, innocence, vulnerability and elegance.
~By Sylvia Kristel ~


Being Captain of the Dodgers meant representing an organization committed to winning and trying to keep it going. We could have won every year if the breaks had gone right.
~By Pee Wee Reese ~


Focused. I'm a hustler. And my hustle is trying to figure out the best ways to do what I like without having to do much else.
~By Mos Def ~


I mean, that's kind of what this business is about in some ways. You're trying to make everybody like you. But you can't do that. You can't force everybody - anybody to like you if they're just not willing to do it.
~By Clay Aiken ~


After Lock, Stock, all these really nasty small town characters came knocking at my door trying to tell me stories, and somehow I ended up with this guy whose brother was feeding people to pigs, and that's what he did to get rid of people.
~By Guy Ritchie ~


Every day I am trying to improve my life.
~By Alicia Machado ~


You're damned if you're too thin and you're damned if you're too heavy. According to the press I've been both. Its impossible to satisfy everyone and I suggest we stop trying.
~By Jennifer Aniston ~


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 ~


Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.
~By Johannes Brahms ~


I'm trying to die correctly, but it's very difficult, you know.
~By Lawrence Durrell ~


I think back to some of the things Harry said and some of the things I said trying to be funny. If I said them now, it would be on the front page of every newspaper in the country.
~By Jack Buck ~


I veer away from trying to understand why I act. I just know I need to do it.
~By Ralph Fiennes ~


I think sometimes people project things on you, but I'm trying to handle everything that's happened to me with a certain amount of grace, dignity and good manners. You just can't necessarily win all the time.
~By Katie Couric ~


I spend as much time with my kids as any mom who stays home. I only work during the hours they're at school, but there is always the sense of trying to catch up with all their stuff and not only organize my work life but also their school lives.
~By Patricia Heaton ~


Right now I'm doing four shows at a time, trying to read four outlines every week, four scripts every week, and watching four rough cuts; it's a lot of good work. It's fun to do it, but it does wear you out.
~By Aaron Spelling ~


I believe we've spent many years trying to bring about talks which have all the Parties in Northern Ireland involved so that there'd be inclusive talks.
~By Dick Spring ~


I was less successful in my attempts to effect preventive vaccination against typhus by using the virus and in trying to produce large quantities of serum using large animals.
~By Charles Jules Henry Nicole ~


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


I like to do little obsessed losers, or people who are in over their head, or people who are trying to figure stuff out, or guys whose girlfriends leave them and they don't quite get it. Guys who just don't quite get it.
~By Bruce McCulloch ~


The news in Europe, West and East, is still showing America in flames, flood, etc. Cities are shown underwater; befuddled American officials are shown trying to explain why we are winning the war on terrorism.
~By Richard Reeves ~


Yeah; I'm a much better blues player than anybody knows, but being in the kind of group I'm in, we were always trying to make popular records.
~By Stephen Stills ~


Again, like I said, we're not trying to censor anyone. If you think drugs are cool, fine. Make that movie. We are not going to stop you, or try to stop you, but we would encourage other people to be a bit more responsible about their portrayal of drug usage.
~By Gerald McRaney ~


In my college years, I worked as a union labor organizer. I was just one of the many workers trying to do my part to help the community.
~By Jimmy Smits ~


I work very hard on all my poems, but most of the work consists of trying not to sound as if I had worked. I try to make them sound as natural as possible, but within a quite strict form, which to my ears has a lot to do with musical rhythm and sound.
~By Anne Stevenson ~


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 ~

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