Best 16 412 of Trying quotes - MyQuotes
There's so much to be said for making your guitar sound like a synthesizer and try to make your drummer sound like a drum machine.
From the time I became an actor my whole approach was to try to do as many different things as possible. It never occurred to me that I might be typecast.
Well we usually just try to do a mix from all the albums so if somebody just has one they don't get bummed out that they don't hear anything from that record, then a couple songs you'll only hear live. Just kind of wing it you know? And sometimes on a tour you'll get with a set-list you like and you kind of just stick with that.
As for me, the only stuff I've ever had success with is when I'm trying to be completely original and not thinking about mirroring what else is out there.
I've always claimed that success in writing - provided of course one had what it takes to make a writer - is like success in marriage, largely a question of good sportsmanship, of keeping on keeping on, of giving one's best and trying, everlastingly trying to make that best, better.
There's this other half of him I don't know of, it's like he is trying to keep it a secret... if he would just let me inside so I can help.
It's language as a kind of structural system. A diagram of a sentence, now that seems like a kind of architectural model. I don't know how to explain it, but it would be nice to try. Why, why this fascination?
In my Comedy Club sets, I just work on what is fresh and try to build that show as long as I can. I don't like to do burnt material on stage. Even though my crowd loves to hear me do old stuff, I don't like to do old stuff.
There are things they tell us that sound good to hear, but when they have accomplished their purpose they will go home and will not try to fulfill our agreements with them.
I really just try to focus every day on delivering the most honest portrayal I can and let everything else take care of itself.
Try to be inspired by something every day. Try to inspire at least one person every day.
Believing in the Tooth Fairy is easier than trying to figure out how else the money gets under your pillow.
Contrary to popular belief, the Loch Ness Monster is not a dinosaur -- it's a huge mutant duck, a top researcher claims.... Most mainstream Nessie researchers consider Gluber's duck theory to be horse feathers and are trying to blast it out of the water.
If I fail, I try again, and again, and again
I stay with my family. I try to be a good husband and good dad. That's my real life.
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
He who tries to forget a woman, never loved her
I try to pace myself and not work for the sake of working and stick to what inspired me prior to receiving recognition.
You can't control the perception of others no matter how hard you try. Do things that promote personal growth and health.
Work hard and figure out how to be useful and don't try to imitate anybody else's success. Figure out how to do it for yourself with yourself.
I feel like I'm witnessing the systematic destruction of a people's ability to survive.... 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
The principal role of the President of the United States is the security of the country and participating in trying to stabilize the world.
All I can say is that I'm going to try to coach the way I've coached in the past. And if it ends up not being good enough, then so be it.
I am kinder to my body. I don't try to prove anything to myself or others. I keep thinking about the need to go slower, gentler and maintain a sense of humor about it all.
If you're in a company, you're dancing from 9 a.m. till 7 in the evening, and then you go home and get in a hot tub and get some Epsom salts and try to get your body goin' again. There's no social life, no anything.
Uncle Sam is forcing integration only because he's trying to impress the people of - abroad that he's morally qualified to be the leader of the world.
Part of what I try to do in schools is take poetry off of a pedestal and make it a little more accessible and approachable.
I was told once if I kept breaking things on my legs, that I wasn't going to be able to walk soon, you know? I wanted to be a pro skateboarder, but it was too hard. I was trying, but it wasn't going to happen.
When you shoot a film, when it was film, there used to be rushes and normally a director would look at them the next day. All directors look at the rushes, except for Fellini. I asked him why he didn't and said, "Because it interrupts my fantasy." What he was trying to say was that he had a three-dimensional, vibrant, living, volatile fantasy going on in his head, and when he looked at rushes, they were two-dimensional and they killed it.
There are still psychologists who, in a basic misunderstanding, think that gestalt theory tends to underestimate the role of past experience. Gestalt theory tries to differentiate between and-summative aggregates, on the one hand, and gestalten, structures, on the other, both in sub-wholes and in the total field, and to develop appropriate scientific tools for investigating the latter.
Our sense that things are transient, that everything is passing and then if you want to save something from the endless flux of experience and the world's movement, you have to set down a stake and try and make something that will last.
Well, I'm still experimenting, trying to figure out my style. I'm trying lots of things from many designers including Christian Siriano.
You can't spend the rest of your life tiptoeing around to try and avert disaster. It won't work. You'll just end up missing the life you have.
One thing I am learning is to slow down. Multitasking is great, but I when try to do everything at warp speed I just end up with typos and stress.
I don't stare at a sheet of paper and try to think of a good word to use. I try to see where the story should go.
I went to jail for 11 days for disturbing the peace; I was trying to disturb the war.
Beware of anyone who tries to please you all the time.
Just as the commander of an army pitches his camp, studies the strength and defenses of a fortress, and then attacks it on its weakest side, in like manner, the enemy of our human nature studies from all sides our theological, cardinal, and moral virtues. Wherever he finds us weakest and most in need regarding our eternal salvation, he attacks and tries to take us by storm.
I've had phases where the compass point seems lost. It can happen for various reasons, among them, that you're trying to do something outside your skill set; your skills have to catch up with the things you see in your head. But it's important to make all of those paintings, even the failed ones.
Once he had selected the path he was going down he really had to stick with it in a 16 game match. He had to try and hit in the one direction but unfortunately for him - though fortunately for me! - he hit in the wrong direction.
I really, really try to be a good servant. It makes me happy when I'm a good giver without expectations.
You cannot live in Los Angeles for any period of time without eventually trying to write a screenplay. It's like a flu bug that you catch ... Even the plumber has a screenplay in his truck.
No matter what I have to say, I'm still trying to say it in comedic form.
Common sense, however it tries, cannot avoid being surprised from time to time.
Margaret J. Wheatley
Probably the most visible example of unintended consequences, is what happens every time humans try to change the natural ecology of a place.
If you’re trying to Seduce me, Vane, you’re a bit late. At his point I’m pretty much a sure thing for you.
When you study the Tao Te Ching, you have to use your heart to try to imagine what Tao really is.
As long as I can walk and talk, I'll try almost anything. I say "almost" because the high wire is definitely out.
My lyrics come from my experiences growing up in life, trying to find out and express who I am. That’s basically it. I’m not trying to be a prophet or anything like that. I’m just reflecting on life.
Myrnin to Claire: "If anyone comes to bite you while I'm gone - well, try not to attract attention. Die quietly.
It is unbiblical and arrogant to try to worship God for any other reason than the pleasure to be had in Him.