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Positive Quotes about Keep Trying

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There is a fine line between perseverance and insanity.
At what point have you tried your best,
and it's time to do something different?
It's a balance - a paradox.
If you get in the habit of giving up
as soon as something gets difficult,
your life won't work,
but if you keep tilting at windmills -
madly trying the same thing again and again,
your life also won't work.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that
must be followed to become an expert in anything.
- W. Clement Stone

The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if
the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them.
- Cullen Hightower

Finding a good band is Iike finding a good wife.
You got to keep trying till you find the right one.
- Ace Frehley

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I believe in the institution of marriage,
and I intend to keep trying till I get it right.
- Richard Pryor

I'm not playing for other musicians.
We're trying to reach the guy who works all day and
wants to spend a buck at night.
We'll keep him happy.
- Nat King Cole

It's no good trying to keep up old friendships.
It's painful for both sides.
The fact is, one grows out of people,
and the only thing is to face it.
- W. Somerset Maugham

 

I do not think we should be trying to save our freedom
by killing the safeguards that keep our liberties.
- Eliot Engel

I am endlessly busy, bringing up five young kids,
and trying to keep up with the three older ones.
I still spend most of my life driving car pools.
- Danielle Steel

All that writers can do is keep trying to say what
is deepest in their hearts.
- Lloyd Alexander

Right now I'm just thinking about school and trying
to get those grades and keep them up!
In case I become a Norma Desmond when I grow up,
I can have something to fall back on!
- Anna Chlumsky

The "what should be" never did exist,
but people keep trying to live up to it.
There is no "what should be," there is only what is.
- Lenny Bruce

We don't know all the answers.
If we knew all the answers we'd be bored,
wouldn't we? We keep looking, searching,
trying to get more knowledge.
- Jack LaLanne

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.
- Pee Wee Reese

Before you try to keep up with the Joneses,
be sure they're not trying to keep up with you.
- Erma Bombeck

Even a fool knows you can't touch the stars,
but it won't keep the wise from trying.
- Harry Anderson

You're not obligated to win.
You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.
- Marian Wright Edelman

The only way to find that territory is trying to keep
your mind constantly open.
That's the only way that you're ever going to see the
sort of signs of where to go.
- Tom Jenkinson

Perhaps the greatest challenge has been trying to keep
my time to myself and my private life private in order to do my job.
Everything that is most mine belongs to everyone now.
- Sandra Cisneros

Why should we change onstage? We're not trying to be something big and fancy,
it's just us, doing what we do, we'd like to keep it that way.
- Cliff Burton

A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more
try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists
are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction.
- Graham Greene

I'm trying to read more dead people because I keep
having to read stuff for juries and so forth.
- Rick Moody

'Thou shalt not get found out' is not one of God's commandments;
and no man can be saved by trying to keep it.
- Leonard Bacon

I see my job as being to facilitate the life of clinical
researchers so that they can be more productive,
and trying to keep the bureaucracy from getting in their way.
- Alastair Wood

My success was due to good luck, hard work,
and support and advice from friends and mentors.
But most importantly, it depended on me to keep trying after I had failed.
- Mark Warner

Capitalism tries for a delicate balance:
It attempts to work things out so that
everyone gets just enough stuff to keep them from
getting violent and trying to take other people's stuff.
- George Carlin

Playing with decks, for me, has always been about trying new things.
I make it a point to keep trying different things,
keep pushing it a little bit at a time.
- Eric San

Listen to the lyrics - we're singing about everyday life:
rich people trying to keep money,
poor people tying to get it, and everyone having trouble
with their husband or wife!
- Buddy Guy

I don't know what it takes to make marriage work,
but I'm going to keep trying until I get it right.
I haven't given up on love or marriage.
- Stephanie Mills

Good writers are monotonous, like good composers.
They keep trying to perfect the one problem they were born to understand.
- Alberto Moravia

I think about being married again, having a home and a wife.
No one can ever be married too many times,
and maybe if I keep trying I'll get it right one day.
- Richard Pryor

Have you noticed that whatever sport you're trying to learn,
some earnest person is always telling you to keep your knees bent?
- Dave Barry

I try to keep myself on an even keel by trying to be
as critical of myself as I am of other people.
I try to separate my performance from myself.
- Damon Hill

If you look at my bookings, they've gone down each season.
That's something I'm trying to keep improving.
On the pitch you don't want any silly bookings.
- Wayne Rooney

Well, I'm always working on my comic strip and trying to,
you know, keep cranking that out.
- Alison Bechdel

I just like to keep challenging myself,
keep it varied.
It's a craft, and I'm constantly trying to learn and get better at it.
- Clive Owen

I've spent a lot of time and money trying to keep my anger in control.
- Yancy Butler

I'm trying to keep a level head.
You have to be careful out in the world.
It's so easy to get turned.
- Elvis Presley

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.
- Philippe Perrin

And finally I twist my heart round again,
so that the bad is on the outside
and the good is on the inside,
and keep on trying to find a way of becoming
what I would so like to be, and could be,
if there weren't any other people living in the world.
- Anne Frank

Don't ever give up.
You gotta keep trying, and never give up.
- Ryan Sheckler

They've tried to manufacture other Marilyn Monroes
and they will undoubtedly keep trying.
But it won't work.
She was an original.
- Billy Wilder

We got touring with the Stones, and people were trying to keep up with Keith.
He's like a human machine with a constitution of iron,
and they all thought they could do the same.
- Ron Wood

I'm the youngest in my family, and everyone is very funny,
and I was always trying to keep up with them.
I just loved making people laugh.
- Lisa Kudrow

Any euphemism ceases to be euphemistic after a time
and the true meaning begins to show through.
It's a losing game, but we keep on trying.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
- W. Clement Stone

Everyone has a 'risk muscle.' You keep it in shape by trying new things.
If you don't, it atrophies.
Make a point of using it at least once a day.
- Roger von Oech

Expect people to be better than they are;
it helps them to become better.
But don't be disappointed when they are not;
it helps them to keep trying.
- Merry Browne

To stay interested in acting, I have to keep trying
stuff I've never done before.
- Jessica Lange

I am trying to send directions out and keep control
of state government for the final month.
- Scott McCallum

The key is to keep improving.
I'm not there yet.
I know I have to keep trying to improve and keep trying to get faster.
- Tyler Christopher

We must keep on trying to solve problems,
one by one, stage by stage, if not on the basis of
confidence and cooperation,
at least on that of mutual toleration and self-interest.
- Lester B. Pearson

The food in such places is so tasteless because the
members associate spices and garlic with just the sort
of people they're trying to keep out.
- Calvin Trillin

When we got to the hotel, the Hawaiian Village,
there were 500 screaming women there.
The police were trying to keep the crowd back.
It was very dangerous.
- Minnie Pearl

I'm going to Columbia University but I'm trying to
keep that low-profile because I don't want weird people following me there.
I want the experience of normal college life.
- Julia Stiles

My wife is always trying to get rid of me.
The other day she told me to put the garbage out.
I said to her I already did.
She told me to go and keep an eye on it.
- Rodney Dangerfield

The President so far has struck me as a man who is
trying hard to keep his balance.
He certainly has been very receptive to all my efforts in these directions.
- Henry L. Stimson

I think a lot of young kids at school are very conscious
of trying to keep credibility in case they kind of
stand out in a crowd and get bullied by trying to stay cool and stuff.
And my whole thing, all the way through school,
was I was just a goof...
I didn't care.
- Dominic Monaghan

Sanctions and negotiations can be very ineffective,
and indeed foolish, unless the people you are talking
with and negotiating with and trying to reach agreements
with are people who can be trusted to keep their word.
- Caspar Weinberger

Al Qaeda is not the organization now that it was before.
It is under stress organizationally.
Its leadership spends more time trying to figure out
how to keep from getting caught than they do trying to launch operations.
- Cofer Black

I haven't had to do too many, or many explicit ones.
Everybody feels weird, and everybody is trying to tiptoe
around and make you think they're not there.
The last time I did a love scene, I couldn't keep a straight face.
- Gretchen Mol

The biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee
how to fail intelligently.
We have to train him to experiment over and over and
to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work.
- Charles Kettering

Neutrality is a negative word.
It does not express what America ought to feel.
We are not trying to keep out of trouble;
we are trying to preserve the foundations on which peace may be rebuilt.
- Woodrow Wilson

We often say that the biggest job we have is to teach
a newly hired employee to fail intelligently...
to experiment over and over again and to keep on trying
and failing until he learns what will work.
- Charles Kettering

Because we have so much eye candy and mind candy,
spending so much time trying to pay the rent,
all of this conspires to keep us from thinking too
hard or taking action from that.
Our time is stolen.
So much of our daily life is stolen.
- Lydia Lunch

I'm making a record that's half stripped down acoustic
which is the way I perform a lot and half of it is very produced.
It's really hard to keep music simple but I was trying
to keep it simple and focus on one or two instruments and vocals.
- Lisa Loeb

The thing about a hero, is even when it doesn't look
like there's a light at the end of the tunnel,
he's going to keep digging, he's going to keep trying
to do right and make up for what's gone before,
just because that's who he is.
- Joss Whedon

In the beginning I used to make one terrible play a game.
Then I got so I'd make one a week and finally I'd pull
a bad one about once a month.
Now, I'm trying to keep it down to one a season.
- Lou Gehrig

You just have to keep trying to do good work,
and hope that it leads to more good work.
I want to look back on my career and be proud of the work,
and be proud that I tried everything.
Yes, I want to look back and know that I was terrible at a variety of things.
- Jon Stewart

They make Spy Kids, they make Scream,
they make A Scary Movie.
This doesn't do that, so it could be a very bad marriage.
I'm trying to keep this potential nightmare quiet because
we're just finishing editing.
- Terry Gilliam

I'd like to encourage people to please keep reading-and most importantly,
to please keep trying new writers.
The only way we can bring fresh new material into the
field is if people go out and buy it.
- Terri Windling


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