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Joshua Nkomo Quotes and Sayings

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All I'm trying to do is not join my ancestral spirits just yet.
- Joshua Nkomo

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

 

If you begin to understand what you are
without trying to change it,
then what you are undergoes a transformation.
- J. Krishnamurti

To be yourself in a world that
is constantly trying to make you something else
is the greatest accomplishment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Instead of worrying about what people say of you,
why not spend time trying to accomplish
something they will admire.
- Dale Carnegie

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How could youths better learn to live
than by at once trying the experiment of living?
- Henry David Thoreau

You can make more friends in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get other people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

The greatest roadblock to a great relationship
is trying to force a partner to change through bribes or threats.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Spirit is always waiting to rush into us,
but we are too full of worldly things.
It is like trying to pour fine wine into a cup filled with mud -
the wine is waiting, but the mud must be removed first.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Meddling:
Everything that happens in the world, or doesn't happen,
is NOT my responsibility.
There are more than enough things that are my responsibility.
I am responsible for my thoughts, my beliefs, and my actions -
and that is enough.
It does not serve me to mind anyone else's business.
I can only make myself unhappy by trying to second guess
what anyone else thinks or does.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How far you can go without destroying from within
what you are trying to defend from without?
- Dwight D. Eisenhower PHOTO

The fastest way to destroy love
is to make a goal out of it,
because people who are trying to be loved
come from a place that they're not loved.
- Werner Erhard

The trouble with having an open mind, of course,
is that people will insist on coming along
and trying to put things in it.
- Terry Pratchett

You can close more business in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

When you have got an elephant by the hind legs
and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.
- Abraham Lincoln

Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed,
but nature does not depend on us.
We are not the only experiment.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
- Thomas A. Edison

Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him
is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
- Barry Goldwater

If a composer could say what he had to say in words
he would not bother trying to say it in music.
- Gustav Mahler

Adolescents are not monsters.
They are just people trying to learn how to make it
among the adults in the world,
who are probably not so sure themselves.
- Virginia Satir

Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the
poet spends his life patiently trying to untie.
- Jean Cocteau

O man you are busy working for the world,
and the world is busy trying to turn you out.
- Abu Bakr

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

It's a never ending battle of making your cars better
and also trying to be better yourself.
- Dale Earnhardt

Doing linear scans over an associative array is like
trying to club someone to death with a loaded Uzi.
- Larry Wall

What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man
looking through a keyhole,
the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

The trouble with always trying to preserve the health
of the body is that it is so difficult to do without
destroying the health of the mind.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The church is always trying to get other people to reform;
it might not be a bad idea to reform itself a little,
by way of example.
- Mark Twain

I intend to live forever, or die trying.
- Groucho Marx

All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying
to get back to where it was.
- Toni Morrison

Trying to force creativity is never good.
- Sarah McLachlan

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

There is no use whatsoever trying to help
people who do not help themselves.
You cannot push anyone up a ladder
unless he is willing to climb himself.
- Andrew Carnegie

Mama and Daddy King represent the best in manhood and womanhood,
the best in a marriage, the kind of people we are trying to become.
- Coretta Scott King

What is the use of physicians like myself trying to
help parents to bring up children healthy and happy,
to have them killed in such numbers for a cause that is ignoble?
- Benjamin Spock

Trying to sneak a fastball past Hank Aaron is like
trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.
- Joe Adcock

The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan
trying to play the violin.
- Honore de Balzac

I'm exhausted trying to stay healthy.
- Steve Yzerman

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

You don't help people in your poems.
I've been trying to help people all my life -
that's my trouble.
- Charles Olson

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

Seriously, these days I tend to shut up in terms of
external analysis and DO try to let things speak for themselves,
while still trying to get some depth into them.
- Peter Hammill

Man is an imperceptible atom always trying to become one with God.
- Henry Adams

Rock 'n' roll is ridiculous. It's absurd.
In the past, U2 was trying to duck that.
Now we're wrapping our arms around it and giving it a great big kiss.
- Bono

We felt like we had done as much as you can do with the slasher genre.
We were trying to find the next group of scary movies
that were ripe for parody.
- Keenen Ivory Wayans

I'm not trying to find another thing that's wrong with me,
but I'm such a nice person, and I have a couple of
drinks and I'm really good fun and then I'm really not fun.
- Tracey Emin

You have to be the one setting your own goals,
trying to achieve those goals.
- Johnny Bench

There's just not a lot of guys around playing like that these days;
a lot of steel players are plugging into stomp boxes,
trying to sound like Jeff Beck on a steel guitar.
- John Fogerty

And I'm not trying to write heavy songs.
- Elliott Smith

Leave the President's family business to him.
You will have plenty to do without trying to manage the First Family.
They are likely to do fine without your help.
- Donald Rumsfeld

We are in this period now where we all are trying to
be in shape physically and deny ourselves any pleasure.
- Carly Simon

I like dropping into a small club and playing with some people,
trying to help them get a start.
- John Lee Hooker

I was probably just trying to be Dennis Miller,
but without the vocabulary to actually be Dennis Miller.
I guess I was just less interesting than I am now,
if I am interesting at all.
- Todd Barry

I didn't want to do it...
I'd been trying to get out of TV for years!
- Sally Kellerman

Lenny Bruce is a very moral man trying to improve the
world and trying to make audiences think.
- Dorothy Kilgallen

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

While I'm trying to be different, I'm trying to be
very conservative at this point in my career.
- Christy Romano

I like trying to win.
That's what golf is all about.
- Jack Nicklaus

For goodness sake, will they hear, will white people
hear what we are trying to say? Please,
all we are asking you to do is to recognize that we are humans,
too.
- Desmond Tutu

Dusting is a good example of the futility of trying to put things right.
As soon as you dust, the fact of your next dusting
has already been established.
- George Carlin

As long as I can say what it is that I need to say,
then I'll fit whatever I'm trying to say around a melody.
- Alanis Morissette

My second record was all about big ideas -
I was trying to make big statements about the culture,
about life.
I think in a certain way, I was a 27 year old kid with a guitar.
- Duncan Sheik

I enjoy popping in to World Duty Free at the airport
and trying out perfumes -
I can never resist a new scent.
- Lisa Snowdon

My brother and I are always trying to figure out a
way to work again together.
- Beau Bridges

Sometimes I sit down to dinner with people and I realize
there is a massive military machine surrounding us,
trying to kill the people I'm having dinner with.
- Rachel Corrie

This idea of trying to repeat a success doesn't interest me.
It's only really done to make money.
- Agnetha Faltskog

Don't bother people for help without first trying to
solve the problem yourself.
- Colin Powell

Then there are the people who know me from the lectures.
What I am really trying to do, what I need to accomplish at this time,
is to fill in the gaps.
- Suzanne Somers

But in fact if you look at film as a metaphor,
only through the negative can you have the positive print.
What I'm trying to get to is the positive value of negation.
- Godfrey Reggio


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