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

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

Related topics: Computers

You just don't give up.
There have been times when everything seemed to conspire
against getting a book done or printed,
and I would feel like turning my back on the whole thing.
But I came back and persisted.
- Dee Brown

The Indians knew that life was equated with the earth and its resources,
that America was a paradise, and they could not comprehend
why the intruders from the East were determined to
destroy all that was Indian as well as America itself.
- Dee Brown

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

 

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 to let the work I do speak.
- David Morse

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 tried acupuncture, the patch, and hypnosis,
but found that I needed to do it alone -
when the time was right for me.
- Christy Turlington

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

This time at Birmingham turned me into a general biologist,
and ever since then I have always tried to take a biological
approach to any research project that I have undertaken.
- Paul Nurse

I tried to oppose the academic to the marketplace.
- Ad Reinhardt

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 have never tried to fiddle my role as leader of the city of Sheffield,
as an MP or as a minister.
- David Blunkett

Anyone who believes you can't change history has never
tried to write his memoirs.
- David Ben-Gurion

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

If I'd just tried for them dinky singles I could've batted around .600.
- Babe Ruth

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

You have been tried by twelve good men and true,
not of your peers but as high above you as heaven is of hell,
and they have said you are guilty.
- Roy Bean

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

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

I pictured myself as a virus or a cancer cell and tried
to sense what it would be like.
- Jonas Salk

I am invariably late for appointments -
sometimes as much as two hours.
I've tried to change my ways but the things that make me late are too strong,
and too pleasing.
- Marilyn Monroe

Stay away from drugs.
They're not worth it.
I've tried, but there's none of them that's worth it.
- Randy Newman

I was totally devastated for four years in the mid
'60s when l tried to buck the tide.
- Tommy Rettig

I know I lost my temper, but I tried to be human along the way.
- Bernie Ebbers

It's been years since I've had a real input in the game anyway.
For this game, I've just tried to keep all the other
stuff away from the players and coaches.
- Bear Bryant

The test is to recognize the mistake,
admit it and correct it.
To have tried to do something and failed is vastly
better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
- Dale Turner

I've never tried to learn the art of acting.
I have been in the business for years but I still can't
tell what acting is or how it's done.
- Paul Muni

Throughout my life, I have always tried to do what is right.
- Kevin Shelley

The National Socialist Party in Austria never tried
to hide its inclination for a greater Germany.
- Arthur Seyss-Inquart

I tried a dozen different modifications that were rejected.
But they all served as a path to the final design.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

And my Christianity, first and foremost,
governed the way that I tried to deal with people.
- Mike Pence

I thought it might be a good move to get into a beauty
contest so I tried for Miss Pennsylvania and won.
I think that helped me get noticed, at least by the people of Pennsylvania.
- Sharon Stone

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

Grace tried is better than grace, and more than grace;
it is glory in its infancy.
- Samuel Rutherford

They reality is that we have 70% of our voters use
a punch card system that I tried to change and that
bipartisan resistance in the legislature stopped.
- Kenneth Blackwell

For a while I was suicidal and I tried to kill myself.
I think I should have died about four times.
- Jack Osbourne

I tried to give up drugs by drinking.
- Lou Reed

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

Well, acting was just in me and I tried to avoid it.
I didn't want to do what my parents did,
you know?
- Corbin Bernsen

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

I was always the kid in school who tried to get attention,
not necessarily the class clown, but I'd do little unexpected performances.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

That's why I made a comeback in 1988.
I knew there were chances of not making it,
but I didn't want to end up at sixty years old and
say I should have tried when I was thirty-eight.
- Guy Lafleur

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

When I tried to play something and screwed up,
I'd hear some other note that would come into play.
Then I started trying different things to find the beauty in it.
- Dimebag Darrell

But with the slow menace of a glacier,
depression came on.
No one had any measure of its progress;
no one had any plan for stopping it.
Everyone tried to get out of its way.
- Frances Perkins

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

I had therefore, no hesitation in giving all the information I had,
even though occasionally I tried to concentrate mainly
on giving information about the results of my own work.
- Klaus Fuchs

There have been people who have tried to take advantage of me.
They want to be linked to me just because I'm Ethel Merman.
- Ethel Merman

The faith of the church must be tried by God's word,
and not God's word by the church; neither yet my faith.
- Jane Grey

I've never tried to define my states of mind when I write.
- Adrienne Kennedy

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

I tried to use the questions and answers as an armature
on which to build a sculpture of genuine conversation.
- Clifton Fadiman

And like the old soldier in that ballad,
I now close my military career and just fade away,
an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave
him the sight to see that duty.
- Douglas MacArthur

I tried college for three months but I was desperately unhappy.
I just wanted to perform.
I was getting straight As but I had no friends and cried every day.
- Keira Knightley


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