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Mikhail Kalashnikov Quotes and Sayings

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

Life can make you do many things, even kiss a man with a runny nose.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

I had to gain experience as I did not have a technical education.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

I'm proud of my invention, but I'm sad that it is used by terrorists.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

 

I wanted to invent an engine that could run for ever.
I could have developed a new train, had I stayed in the railway.
It would have looked like the AK-47 though.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

I shot with it a lot.
I still do now.
That is why I am hard of hearing.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

The negative side is that sometimes it is beyond control.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

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I was probably born with some designing abilities.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

I made it to protect the motherland.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

Terrorists also want to use simple and reliable arms.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

I was trying to perform as best as possible.
I was a boy at the time, but worked well with the sickle.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

Man keeps inventing things all the time.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

We had grain but no mills, so I designed a special
mill of wood so we could make flour.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

Life is composed of different inventions.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

I have continued to work at different things,
and rebuilt my home all by myself.
I did it for the sake of satisfaction at doing something.
I did it because I happened to be where I was.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold;
Alike fantastic,
if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried,
Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
- Alexander Pope

I have never tried to compare myself to anyone else.
- Sachin Tendulkar

I tried real hard to play golf, and I was so bad at
it they would have to check me for ticks at the end
of the round because I'd spent about half the day in the woods.
- Jeff Foxworthy

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

I've always tried to not let movie, television or theatre
be all that my life is about.
I've always tried to get involved in the community
or my family now I have kids.
- David Morse

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 try to be careful about wording.
One of the things I've tried to combat in my blog is
the notion that journalists are arrogant and unconcerned with the readership.
- Nicholas D. Kristof

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

Photography is still a very new medium and everything must be tried and dare.
- Bill Brandt

What a word is truth.
Slippery, tricky, unreliable.
I tried in these books to tell the truth.
- Lillian Hellman

We tried burying the waste at sea and the concrete
cannisters that held it cracked open.
- David R. Brower

It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as
it does to have tried and succeeded.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

We tried many times before to speed on the social revolution in Spain;
attempted to stir up the feelings of the people and
to raise the banner of Libertarian Communism.
- Frederica Montseny

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'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

And I always tried to be not a star.
To be someone who people like to talk to.
- Kurt Masur

Because we should always respect other nationalities,
I have always tried to play them with dignity.
- Ricardo Montalban

For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in
the furnace of adversity.
- George Santayana

To try to raise a son from inside the prison walls
is a very difficult thing.
But I want to say to the world my son at 16 was the
one who tried the most to get me out of prison.
- Jim Bakker

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

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

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 know it is the fans that are responsible for me being here.
I've always tried in each and every broadcast to serve
the fans to the best of my ability.
- Harry Caray

For better or worse, I've always tried to march to
my own drum and tell it like it is,
while preserving some integrity and style.
God, I'm fabulous!
- Michael Musto

Those who welcome death have only tried it from the ears up.
- Wilson Mizner

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

I'm not really good at retiring.
I tried that one time and Nancy ran me out of the house.
- Tom Osborne

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

That's not the part of the story that I'm interested in,
anyway.
The part that I'm interested in is all the personal stuff.
I tried to base the powers on family archetypes.
- Brad Bird

It was really weird, when this thing started,
to hear lawyers and MTV people calling me and actually saying 'ButtHead.'
People tried to avoid it too.
- Mike Judge

The way Japan had tried to build up a modern state
modelled on the West was cataclysmic.
- Kenzaburo Oe

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

The relationship between Cathy and Mom in the strip
is the one relationship drawn from real life that I
have proudly never even tried to disguise.
- Cathy Guisewite

I tried not to make God this big deal in Joan's life.
She treats God like a friend: she's nice to him some days,
and other days mean, and then cries when she needs help.
- Amber Tamblyn

I've always tried to be conscious of how I represent women in my work.
They don't have to be good or strong women,
but they have to be complex.
- Molly Parker

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

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


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