Quotes About Trying

Quotes tagged as "trying" (showing 1-30 of 176)
Robert F. Kennedy
“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”
Robert F. Kennedy

Roy T. Bennett
“Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Roy T. Bennett
“Great things happen to those who don't stop believing, trying, learning, and being grateful.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

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

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

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

Roy T. Bennett
“The one who falls and gets up is stronger than the one who never tried. Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

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

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

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

Jenny Han
“It will get easier each time, I think. I hope. I just have to keep trying.”
Jenny Han, To All the Boys I've Loved Before

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

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

“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

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
“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

“There are five important things for living a successful and fulfilling life: never stop dreaming, never stop believing, never give up, never stop trying, and never stop learning.”
Roy Bennett

“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

“There is no state of being called "trying".”
John Yokoyama, When Fish Fly: Lessons for Creating a Vital and Energized Workplace from the World Famous Pike Place Fish Market

Richelle E. Goodrich
“I don't so much mind looking back on having lost the election, or having been denied a role in the play, or having had my novel repeatedly rejected, or having been turned down for a date, or recalling laughter at my expense when I attempted some silly challenge.  Those things simply prove that I lived life.  What I do mind, however, is looking back on the lost opportunities where imagined concerns kept me from even trying—lose or win.  I've learned that there is no regret in a brave attempt, only in cowering to fear.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway: Quotes, Verse, & Grumblings for Every Day of the Year

“Never stop dreaming, never stop believing, never give up, never stop trying, and never stop learning.”
Roy Bennett

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