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I've always tried to fit what I do professionally into my family,
by Adam West

I've always tried to fit what I do professionally into my family,
rather than the other way around.
- Adam West

How many actors have a shot at being a part of something
that became a part of pop culture? It's been very rewarding.
I'm not getting the 20 million bucks for the new movies,
but at least I'm getting warmth and recognition from people wherever I go.
- Adam West

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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've always tried to be fair to my subjects.
That's easy when they are as likable and admirable as Lewis and Clark,
or Eisenhower.
- Stephen Ambrose

I've lived my life in a way that I feel would be an
example to young women and I've always given my best
in everything I've tried.
- Cindy Margolis

Killing Japanese didn't bother me very much at that time...
I suppose if I had lost the war, I would have been tried as a war criminal.
- Curtis Lemay

Later we learned that it was one of our own men hanging on the wire.
Nobody could do anything for him; two men had already tried to save him,
only to be shot themselves.
- Ernst Toller

I have tried to be as eclectic as I possibly can with my professional life,
and so far it's been pretty fun.
- Roland Barthes

In my own work, I've tried to anticipate what's coming over the horizon,
to hasten its arrival, and to apply it to people's
lives in a meaningful way.
- Paul Allen

I'm one of the few that comes from this vantage point:
I never tried to get a record deal.
- Michelle Shocked

Be not the first by whom the new are tried,
Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
- Alexander Pope

I didn't like how my NBA career ended because I wanted
to go out on my own terms.
But nobody tried to believe in me, that I could go back and play.
I can still play at 39.
- Tim Hardaway

A fool is a man who never tried an experiment in his life.
- Erasmus Darwin

I tried to look presentable for a show,
but not for sexual attraction.
It was strictly for show business.
- Little Richard

Anyway, I tried liking Jimmy Corrigan but I couldn't.
- Ted Rall

As for the Devil - that is somebody our religion tried
to do without for a long time.
- Kerry Thornley

Whenever I was on the pitch, I always tried to win.
- Michel Patini

These children that come at you with knives,
they are your children.
You taught them.
I didn't teach them.
I just tried to help them stand up.
- Charles Manson

In the Soviet Union it was illegal to take a photograph of a train station.
Look what happened to them.
They tried to classify everything.
- Tom Clancy

Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct,
not tried it.
- Donald Knuth

In every age poets and social reformers have tried
to stimulate the people of their own time to a nobler
life by enchanting stories of the virtues of the heroes of old.
- Alfred Marshall

People who write about spring training not being necessary
have never tried to throw a baseball.
- Sandy Koufax

I think that I've tried many times to get Cuba in my writings,
especially Havana, which was once a great and fascinating city.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I had tried to get focused on other things.
But I always ended up back in the same place,
and it wasn't making me happy.
I needed to get the focus back.
- Kate Moss

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

We tried not to age, but time had its rage.
- Pete Townshend

I'd always tried not to worry about the size of the
role or the size of the film.
- Kevin Bacon

We have tried you citizens; we are trying you now,
and you have a couple of dollars for the sorrowing mothers,
brothers and sisters by way of a charity gift.
- Rose Schneiderman

No one ever committed suicide while reading a good book,
but many have tried while trying to write one.
- Robert Byrne

I've always tried to go a step past wherever people expected me to end up.
- Beverly Sills

What I'm saying is that I tried very hard to give them
my reality and my reality is kind of interesting.
- Liza Minnelli

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

I've never tried to manipulate my image.
- Alan Alda

I mean I tried to transform myself through characters throughout my career.
- Charlize Theron

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

We always admire the other person more after we've tried to do his job.
- William Feather

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

Mainly, I thought of Barney as a kid.
You can always look into the faces of kids and see what they're thinking,
if they're happy or sad.
That's what I tried to do with Barney.
- Don Knotts

I had not picked up a tennis racket in 15 years,
so I tried.
- Matthew Ashford

What about Mickey Mouse? Disney tried very hard to make him a star.
But Mickey Mouse is more of a symbol than a real character.
- Joseph Barbera

When I'm about ready to press the cable release on the View camera,
I've tried to anticipate some of the challenges I'm
going to encounter in the darkroom.
- John Sexton

Sometimes I'm asked by kids why I condemn marijuana when I haven't tried it.
The greatest obstetricians in the world have never been pregnant.
- Art Linkletter

I thought I did well for someone who has been out for 10 or 11 months.
Then I was sub against Liverpool and tried to play
for the guys and work on my fitness.
- Paul Gascoigne

I have often tried to tell the story of a place through people there.
- Nicholas D. Kristof

We've tried to get as much supply into California as we can.
- Kenneth Lay

And for the team, I always tried to do the right thing.
- Steve Yzerman

When I tried to branch out into comedy,
I didn't do very well at it, so I went back to doing
what I do naturally well,
or what the audience expects from me -
action pictures.
- Sylvester Stallone

I won't undertake war until I have tried all the arts and means of peace.
- Francois Rabelais

I haven't always done a good job, and I haven't always been successful -
but I know that I have tried.
- George Steinbrenner

The elections in Iraq are a victory for freedom and the Iraqi people,
and a blow to the transnational network of terrorists
who have tried to prevent this day from happening.
- James Talent

I think I did very well against everyone who tried to defend me.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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

Let us be tried by our actions.
- John N. Mitchell


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