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Shannyn Sossamon Quotes and Sayings

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But I'm trying not to be cynical - I don't want to
be one of those people who has a cool opportunity and blows it.
It's really amazing what's happening to me.
- Shannyn Sossamon

I really want to keep at it until I find out what I'm capable of.
- Shannyn Sossamon

Most of the auditions I went on, I passed up the projects
because I just wasn't interested.
When I read A Knight's Tale, that was that.
I knew I wanted to do this movie.
- Shannyn Sossamon

I don't think I could live with myself if I stopped trying.
- Shannyn Sossamon

 

I'm a film doll.
But I'm enjoying it.
So I'm gonna keep doing it.
- Shannyn Sossamon

You know when there's someone new on the rise and there's
too much hype? I didn't want that to be me.
- Shannyn Sossamon

Someone pays me a hundred bucks every Tuesday to DJ.
I don't think I'll ever give that up.
- Shannyn Sossamon

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I was always interested in doing it,
but I was so content with my life that I didn't really go after it.
- Shannyn Sossamon

It's become like an urban myth.
I don't know her.
I don't know anybody she knows.
I was standing there at the party by myself for an hour and then I left.
Once I got those auditions, I worked really hard.
Nobody did me any favors.
- Shannyn Sossamon

Less Than Zero and American Psycho were both really different,
so I was just like, Okay, he's just really doesn't
have anything pleasant to say,
you know? But I get it.
I get at least why it's difficult and what he's really doing.
- Shannyn Sossamon

I think the main thing I remembered throughout all
of filming it was just that she just was extremely self-destructive.
I think everybody can relate to that a little bit.
She doesn't like herself.
- Shannyn Sossamon

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Trying to force creativity is never good.
- Sarah McLachlan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

That's my dream job, to be able to mail songs out to
people who want to hear them.
Paste my face on them and not travel all over the world trying to sell them.
- Kristin Hersh

I'm not trying to overcome my father or fill his shoes
or reach any kind of level that he did.
We're talking about a Mozart of rock music.
- Sean Lennon

It is no use trying to sum people up.
One must follow hints, not exactly what is said,
nor yet entirely what is done.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

I'm trying to go over my lines.
I woke up on the floor, somebody had me in their arms.
I didn't quite know who, people looked so unfamiliar.
That's about all I remember.
- Dick York

I'm trying to use the language of today to express
a general existential crisis that I think the world and I are going through.
- Sean Lennon

I'm on this search trying to figure out exactly who
I am and what I have to say to people.
- Natalie Merchant

I've been fifty thousand times to the Louvre.
I have copied everything in drawing,
trying to understand.
- Alberto Giacometti

Once I start something, I always finish it.
They had been trying to get X-Men made for 30 years
and they thought maybe if I got involved,
it might actually happen.
- Bryan Singer

The thing that we are trying to do at facebook,
is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently.
- Mark Zuckerberg

The actor is concerned with his own bit of it,
but the director's somehow trying to work the whole
thing into a much bigger picture.
It's like conducting an orchestra.
- Roland Joffe

Most of the stuff I do on the show comes out of me
just trying to make my friends laugh.
- Adam Sandler

We should be trying to make education less expensive,
not more.
- Bob Inglis

Focused.
I'm a hustler.
And my hustle is trying to figure out the best ways
to do what I like without having to do much else.
- Mos Def

Every day I look forward to getting with my instruments,
trying new things.
- Lionel Hampton

I've always done things the hard way.
I was born like a piece of tangled yarn.
The job is trying to untangle it, and I'll probably
go on doing it for the rest of my life.
- Karen Allen

We are trying to prove that the blues lives on forever
and anybody in this place can sing the blues.
- Ruth Brown

I'm not trying to be the next Joan Rivers.
- Isaac Mizrahi

I do have a blurred memory of sitting on the stairs
and trying over and over again to tie one of my shoelaces,
but that is all that comes back to me of school itself.
- Roald Dahl

I don't go around trying to stir up foreign wars.
- Conrad Black


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