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I tried to drown my sorrows, but the bastards learned how to swim,
by Frida Kahlo

I tried to drown my sorrows, but the bastards learned how to swim,
and now I am overwhelmed by this decent and good feeling.
- Frida Kahlo

I leave you my portrait so that you will have my presence
all the days and nights that I am away from you.
- Frida Kahlo

The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to,
and I paint whatever passes through my head without any other consideration.
- Frida Kahlo

I never paint dreams or nightmares.
I paint my own reality.
- Frida Kahlo

 

Painting completed my life.
- Frida Kahlo

My painting carries with it the message of pain.
- Frida Kahlo

I paint my own reality.
The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to,
and I paint whatever passes through my head without any other consideration.
- Frida Kahlo

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Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?
- Frida Kahlo

There have been two great accidents in my life.
One was the trolley, and the other was Diego.
Diego was by far the worst.
- Frida Kahlo

I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone,
because I am the person I know best.
- Frida Kahlo

I love you more than my own skin.
- Frida Kahlo

Women must try to do things as men have tried.
When they fail their failure must be
but a challenge to others.
- Amelia Earhart

Anyone who has never made a mistake,
has never tried anything new.
- Albert Einstein

I never had a policy;
I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
- Abraham Lincoln

Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams.
Think not about your frustrations,
but about your unfulfilled potential.
Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in,
but with what it is still possible for you to do.
- Pope John XXIII

I tried to remember how to exhale.
I had to look away before it came back to me.
- Bella, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

A person who never made a mistake
never tried anything new.
- Albert Einstein

Today, try something you have never tried before.
Perhaps just a food that is new to you -
perhaps a whole new way of living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have tried lately to read Shakespeare,
and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me.
- Charles Darwin

I have tried to lift France out of the mud.
But she will return to her errors and vomitings.
I cannot prevent the French from being French.
- Charles de Gaulle

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few,
and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
- George Washington

I've tried word processors, but I think I'm too old a dog to use one.
- Dee Brown

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

I auditioned on my own.
I tried to make a mark for myself without anybody's help,
not even Mom's.
- Kate Hudson

I have tried to know absolutely nothing about a great many things,
and I have succeeded fairly well.
- Robert Benchley

I started dieting.
I dieted, dieted, dieted and tried all the diets and
I would lose and then I would go back to normal eating
and would put it on and then some.
- Suzanne Somers

The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere
in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.
- Bill Watterson

My wife and I tried two or three times in the last 40 years
to have breakfast together,
but it was so disagreeable we had to stop.
- Winston Churchill

Defeat is not the worst of failures.
Not to have tried is the true failure.
- George Edward Woodberry

Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
- Mae West

If Milosevic is to be tried, he has to be tried by a proper court,
an impartial, properly constituted court which has international respect.
- Harold Pinter

I once tried standing up on my toes to see far out in the distance,
but I found that I could see much farther by climbing to a high place.
- Xun Zi

I have tried to talk about the issues in this campaign...
and this has sometimes been a lonely road,
because I never meet anybody coming the other way.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

Sorry dude, but we're in a boxing match and you went
against your word and tried to make me look weak and
stupid in front of 17 million people.
That's just not gonna happen.
- Dustin Diamond

I came together with younger musicians and tried to
pass on my own experiences.
In the process, I always tried to maintain my curiosity and spontaneity.
- Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting.
It has been found difficult and left untried.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

I've always just shown up and tried to figure out what's
for lunch and am I going to get to play some racquetball that night.
- Robert Downey, Jr.

If I'd had more time or been a better writer,
I would have tried to put the same ideas and experiences into a novel.
But I didn't so I slapped it up on the Web.
- Philip Greenspun

I know quite a few farmers all over the United States
who have tried this and have said the opposite,
that they have to use more herbicides,
not less.
The same holds true with BT.
- Jeremy Rifkin

I just tried to keep my cool and continue with my race plan:
to win.
- Mark Spitz

Have you ever tried to split sawdust?
- Eugene McCarthy

When I wake up in the morning, I just can't get started
until I've had that first,
piping hot pot of coffee.
Oh, I've tried other enemas.
- Emo Philips

Even though a number of people have tried,
no one has ever found a way to drink for a living.
- Jean Kerr

I struggled with each of these studies and I was uncertain about what they meant,
and often confused, and then I tried to put together what I was seeing.
- Robert Jay Lifton

We have tried you good people of the public and we have found you wanting.
- Rose Schneiderman

My mother also had us take piano lessons,
and this had a similar effect.
I hated those lessons, but I now play regularly for
pleasure and have even tried my hand at composing.
- Robert B. Laughlin

For a long time now I have tried simply to write the best I can.
Sometimes I have good luck and write better than I can.
- Ernest Hemingway

I'm not going to deny the fact that I've tried pot.
I hated it.
- Lindsay Lohan

Anyone who thinks that they are too small to make a
difference has never tried to fall asleep with a mosquito in the room.
- Christie Todd Whitman

I always said life consists of love and work.
I tried to balance it 50-50.
And, of course, now I'm so happy I did.
- John Forsythe

I put a metronome up to all the songs,
and I tried to really keep it true to the original tempos.
- Brian Setzer

I tried painting for a short time and realized that
I was not a child prodigy at painting.
- Kim Weston

When you go to a movie, it's about what's not being said.
I tried to bring that to Greg Sumner.
It was always about what's not being said.
- William Devane

I tried to do the commercial thing.
But I don't want to keep shoving Twinkies down everyone's throat.
People are hungry for something of more substance.
- Lili Taylor

I tried to have more than one emotion on the record.
- Neko Case

I've tried writing.
Two days later I'd go visit it and say,
Jesus Christ, who wrote this crap?
- Dennis Farina

With my songs I tried to prove that there is love.
- Nana Mouskouri

Electricity can be dangerous.
My nephew tried to stick a penny into a plug.
Whoever said a penny doesn't go far didn't see him shoot across that floor.
I told him he was grounded.
- Tim Allen

I've always tried to explore the humorous aspects of life.
- Ted Lange

I have tried, in all the ways I can,
to make timeless music.
- Judy Collins

I've always tried to be fair, even-handed,
not an advocate for any group.
- Dan Rather

My clerkship with Justice Douglas was tremendously important.
He told me, Christopher, get out into the stream of
history and see what happens.
I've tried to follow that advice.
- Warren Christopher

I tried to keep it secret, but the story got into the newspapers.
It was more difficult for my family,
who couldn't understand why the media wouldn't leave me in peace.
- Grete Waitz

Zhang Yimou tried to use martial arts to talk about Chinese culture,
Chinese people.
What do they think, what do they want and what do they hope.
- Jet Li

To have a great man for an intimate friend seems pleasant
to those who have never tried it;
those who have,
fear it.
- Homer

I guess after Dances With Wolves they probably tried
some derivative westerns,
and if they didn't work, they said the western is dead
and moved on to something else.
- Tom Selleck

I have tried to kill sectarianism, whether in Catholics or Protestants.
- James Larkin

All what we hope for is that a day will come,
when we have all gone, when people will say that this man has tried,
and his family tried.
This is all there is to seek in this world.
- King Hussein I

To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme.
No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea,
though many there be that have tried it.
- Herman Melville

Sometimes things just click.
The one contribution I tried to do, was shield the
staff from the corporate politics that occur on any show.
But yes, we all got along very well.
- Joe Murray

I mean, every single time I was there with Mahesh,
I just tried to learn something of his game,
because he's, you know, one of the best doubles players that's been around ever.
- Daniela Hantuchova


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