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Dee Brown Quotes and Sayings

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Do you have any idea what it's like when you try and
make home porn? My husband and I tried it.
We looked like charging hippos.
Best to leave it to the pros.
- Aisha Tyler

I always tried to hit the ball back through the box
because that is the largest unprotected area.
- Rogers Hornsby

I tried to manipulate and control people,
and I harbored resentment.
I wanted to be forgiven, but I wouldn't forgive others.
- Lauryn Hill

Tom and I didn't have a problem with the height differential but Paramount did,
so we tried to hide it.
- Kelly McGillis

I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my
works to have a light joyousness of springtime which
never lets anyone suspect the labors it has cost me.
- Henri Matisse

I have friends who've tried to break into the UK,
who went back with their tails between their legs.
Fortunately I've had the opposite experience.
- Michael Bolton

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

I've always tried to stay true to my authentic self.
- Katie Couric

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

A large psychic void is left by a loss of faith.
So many Catholics have tried so many things to replace it.
- Phil Donahue

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

I have spent much of my adult life flinching with pain
as I tried to pull out the threads that bound the shadows of my past to me.
- Lorna Luft

My vocal style I haven't tried to copy from anyone.
It just developed until it became the girlish whine it is today.
- Robert Plant

I would never go to a gym.
How could I do it? So I tried to do it in my house and it doesn't work.
- Warren Cuccurullo

Somebody told me I should put a pebble in my mouth to cure my stuttering.
Well, I tried it, and during a scene I swallowed the pebble.
That was the end of that.
- Jean Rostand

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.

I have tried to explore the little talent I have for writing.
- Cyril Cusack

Trust one who has tried.
- Virgil

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

It was Noel Coward whose technique I envied and tried to emulate.
I collected all his records and writing.
- Kenneth Williams

Marriage is too interesting an experiment to be tried only once.
- Eva Gabor

I've tried body surfing.
It's nice.
- Ziggy Marley

I was very, very shocked about Cooperstown.
I thought my chances were fairly good,
but I tried to stay low key about it,
not too high and not too low.
That was the way I played, too.
- Al Kaline

I've always been interested in a lot of things,
and a lot of things at the same time,
and I always tried to explain them to myself.
I ask a lot of questions.
- Jared Diamond

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

I was on dialysis for 18 months before the transplant,
so it was important I tried to look ahead to days like
my comeback this Saturday.
You need those big goals to drive you on.
- Jonah Lomu

I've never tried to be something I'm not.
- Vincent D'Onofrio

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

I really just tried to make a record full of great songs,
which is the goal I always have.
- Martina McBride

Since the child knew his parents would give in,
he tried the same trick again and again.
- Jackie Chan

I don't know if you've ever tried writing a Doctor Who story,
but it's a lot more difficult than it initially appears,
especially if you've got more than one assistant.
- Sarah Sutton

I have tried to have a regular daily intake from my Bible,
regardless of how late it is.
- Cliff Richard

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

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

If we all tried to make other people's paths easy,
our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
- Myrtle Reed

Over the years I have tried to develop something which is technically assured.
- Gavin Bryars

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

I really tried to make movies I wanted to see.
I thought that if I was good enough,
somebody would always need me.
- Jason Patric

The opponents of this process have always tried to
vilify westernization as a poor imitation.
- Orhan Pamuk

We tried to make a movie that had sex and violence
because we like sex and violence.
- Larry Wachowski

We have tried to make it clear that the United States
is not just an old cow that gives more milk the more
it is kicked in the flanks.
- Dean Rusk

We were sharecroppers - we were a little bit of everything.
We farmed and tried to make something.
- Buck Owens

I also thought of playing improvisational jazz and
I did take lessons for a while.
At first I tried to write fiction by making up things
that were completely alien to my life.
- Amy Tan

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 was a pitcher, shortstop and outfielder,
and the Yankees tried to sign me out of high school
as a first-round draft pick in 1981.
I turned them down to go to college.
- Bo Jackson

Bob Marley stood for universal peace and love.
He tried to break racial barriers.
- Wyclef Jean

Mama tried to save us from the streets,
but the streets were too strong.
- Barry White

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

I hope my work has inspired young artists.
I have always tried to maintain my freedom as an artist
and I feel it is one of the main reasons I have been successful.
- Frank Frazetta

The challenge for me has first been to see things as they are,
whether a portrait, a city street, or a bouncing ball.
In a word, I have tried to be objective.
- Berenice Abbott


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