Quotes About Trying

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Robert F. Kennedy
“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”
Robert F. Kennedy

George R.R. Martin
“A bruise is a lesson... and each lesson makes us better.”
George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

Mercedes Lackey
“If it is stupid but it works, it isn't stupid.
(a Shin'a'in saying)”
Mercedes Lackey, Owlknight

Colleen Hoover
“We try so hard to hide everything we're really feeling from those who probably need to know our true feelings the most. People try to bottle up their emotions, as if it's somehow wrong to have natural reactions to life.”
Colleen Hoover, Maybe Someday

Hubert Selby Jr.
“But you cant shut everyone out. I mean you have to have someone to love. . .someone to hold on to. . . someone--”
Hubert Selby Jr., Requiem for a Dream

Tina Fey
“Don't waste your energy trying to change opinions ... Do your thing, and don't care if they like it.”
Tina Fey, Bossypants

Chris Bradford
“Each mistake teaches you something new about yourself. There is no failure, remember, except in no longer trying. It is the courage to continue that counts.”
Chris Bradford, The Way of the Sword

Richelle E. Goodrich
“Never give up.
It's like breathing—once you quit, your flame dies letting total darkness extinguish every last gasp of hope. You can't do that. You must continue taking in even the shallowest of breaths, continue putting forth even the smallest of efforts to sustain your dreams. Don't ever, ever, ever give up.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway: Quotes, Verse, & Grumblings for Every Day of the Year

Franklin D. Roosevelt
“It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Looking Forward

“Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.”
George E. Woodberry

Patricia Briggs
“Trying is always enough. ”
Patricia Briggs, Dragon Bones

John Green
“There is no try. There is only do.”
John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

David Levithan
“Everyone tried with me. And everytime, it felt like the whole point of life was to see if trying was ever enough.”
David Levithan, Every You, Every Me

Ann Voskamp
“... be radical about grace and relentless about truth and resolute about holiness...”
Ann Voskamp

“When people keep telling you that you can’t do a thing, you kind of like to try it. ”
Margaret Chase Smith

Toba Beta
“There's doubt in trying.
Just do it or stop thinking.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Dejan Stojanovic
“He tries to find the exit from himself but there is no door.”
Dejan Stojanovic

Dejan Stojanovic
“If you are only what you are,
You at least have a chance
Not to outsmart,
But be on a par with yourself
And that is worth trying.”
Dejan Stojanovic

Lewis Carroll
“What do you suppose is the use of a child without any meaning? Even a joke should have some meaning-- and a child's more imporant than a joke, I hope. You couldn't deny that, even if you tried with both hands.”
Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There

Dejan Stojanovic
“Trying too hard to be too good, even when trying to be bad, is too good for the bad, too bad for the good.”
Dejan Stojanovic

“The more I try the more I am scorned”
Novala Takemoto, Missin' (Novel)
tags: trying

“A scientist doesn't know all the answers. Nobody does, not even teachers. But a scientist keeps on trying to find the answers.”
Oliver Butterworth, The Enormous Egg

Kristen Chandler
“Maybe the future is like rowing for shore. Your only choice is to try or give up.”
Kristen Chandler, Wolves, Boys and Other Things That Might Kill Me

Donald Hall
“As Henry Moore carved
or modelled his sculpture every day,
he strove to surpass Donatello

4. and failed, but woke the next morning
elated for another try.”
Donald Hall

Bernard Malamud
“Overnight business could go down enough to hurt; yet as a rule it slowly recovered--sometimes it seemed to take forever--went up, not high enough to be really up, only not down.”
Bernard Malamud, The Assistant

“Dont let them go, but just remember,some come, some go, keep trying, hold on and always, always believe in yourself, so keep your head high, keep your chin up and smile in every situation :”
irak.ibrahim hussain didi

“maybe i am doing right , maybe i am doing wrong but at least i'm trying”

“Don't continue to live in procrastination, because the harm experienced by the procrastinator is more than the energy he's trying to save”
Aniekee Tochukwu, Psychology of Friendship for Leadership

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