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Don't laugh at a youth for his affectations; he's only trying on one face after another till he finds his own. (Quote by - Logan Pearsall Smith)

Under democracy, one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule - and both commonly succeed, and are right. (Quote by - H. L. Mencken)

Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful, or to discover something that is true. (Quote by - William Ralph Inge)

Joy of life seems to me to arise from a sense of being where one belongs ... of being foursquare with the life we have chosen. All the discontented people I know are trying sedulously to be something they are not, to do something they cannot do. (Quote by - David Grayson)

I have found that being honest is the best technique I can use. Right up front, tell people what you're trying to accomplish and what you're willing to sacrifice to accomplish it. (Quote by - Lee Iacocca)

I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed. (Quote by - Booker T. Washington)

If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. (Quote by - Michael Jordan)

When I look at the kids training today ... I can tell which ones are going to do well. It's not necessarily the ones who have the most natural talent or who fall the least. Sometimes it's the kids who fall the most, and keep pulling themselves up and trying again. (Quote by - Michelle Kwan)

Dusting is a good example of the futility of trying to put things right. As soon as you dust, the fact of your next dusting has already been established. (Quote by - George Carlin)

Eventually I lost interest in trying to control my life, to make things happen in a way that I thought I wanted them to be. I began to practice surrendering to the universe and finding out what "it" wanted me to do. (Quote by - Shakti Gawain)

All I'm trying to do is survive and make good out of the dirty, nasty, unbelievable lifestyle that they gave me. (Quote by - Tupac Shakur)

Calumny is a vice of curious constitution; trying to kill it keeps it alive; leave it to itself and it will die a natural death. (Quote by - Thomas Paine)

As Charles Lamb says, there is nothing so nice as doing good by stealth and being found out by accident, so I now say it is even nicer to make heroic decisions and to be prevented by 'circumstances beyond your control' from ever trying to execute them. (Quote by - William James)

To cure the British disease with socialism was like trying to cure leukaemia with leeches. (Quote by - Margaret Thatcher)

Keep trying. Take care of the small circle around you. When you have succeeded with them, then move outwards, one small step at a time. (Quote by - Audrey Hepburn)

It is very lonely sometimes, trying to play God. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes)

When you truly give up trying to be whole through others, you end up receiving what you always wanted from others. (Quote by - Shakti Gawain)

In certain trying circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity furnishes a relief denied even to prayer. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

We will discover the nature of our particular genius when we stop trying to conform to our own or to other people's models, learn to be ourselves, and allow our natural channel to open. (Quote by - Shakti Gawain)

If you're interested in 'balancing' work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead make your work more pleasurable. (Quote by - Donald Trump)

I don't know the rules of grammar... If you're trying to persuade people to do something, or buy something, it seems to me you should use their language, the language they use every day, the language in which they think. We try to write in the vernacular. (Quote by - David Ogilvy)

You know, we're all going in the same direction, or at least trying to. So we need to live together, get along together, and give each other enough space to be comfortable on that road. (Quote by - Lillian Gideon)

I'm just trying to make a smudge on the collective unconscious. (Quote by - David Letterman)

Caring for but never trying to own may be a further way to define friendship. (Quote by - William Glasser)

Man is a gaming animal. He must be always trying to get the better in something or other. (Quote by - Charles Lamb)


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