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Keep Trying Quotes

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Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
- W. Clement Stone

You're not obligated to win.
You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.
- Marian Wright Edelman

Even a fool knows you can't touch the stars,
but it won't keep the wise from trying.
- Harry Anderson

 

The biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee
how to fail intelligently.
We have to train him to experiment over and over
and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work.
- Charles Kettering

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

We must keep on trying to solve problems, one by one, stage by stage,
if not on the basis of confidence and cooperation,
at least on that of mutual toleration and self-interest.
- Lester B. Pearson

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We don't know all the answers.
If we knew all the answers we'd be bored, wouldn't we?
We keep looking, searching, trying to get more knowledge.
- Jack LaLanne

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

Listen to the lyrics - we're singing about everyday life: rich people trying to keep money, poor people tying to get it, and everyone having trouble with their husband or wife!
- Buddy Guy

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

I believe in the institution of marriage, and I intend to keep trying till I get it right.
- Richard Pryor

I am trying to send directions out and keep control of state government for the final month.
- Scott McCallum

Perhaps the greatest challenge has been trying to keep my time to myself and my private life private in order to do my job. Everything that is most mine belongs to everyone now.
- Sandra Cisneros

Why should we change onstage? We're not trying to be something big and fancy, it's just us, doing what we do, we'd like to keep it that way.
- Cliff Burton

So, it takes a lot of chance and luck. I mean I was lucky enough to get in the program where people with the same skills never made it to the program. So keep trying.
- Philippe Perrin

Well, I'm always working on my comic strip and trying to, you know, keep cranking that out.
- Alison Bechdel

I'm not playing for other musicians. We're trying to reach the guy who works all day and wants to spend a buck at night. We'll keep him happy.
- Nat King Cole

We got touring with the Stones, and people were trying to keep up with Keith. He's like a human machine with a constitution of iron, and they all thought they could do the same.
- Ron Wood

Everyone has a 'risk muscle.' You keep it in shape by trying new things. If you don't, it atrophies. Make a point of using it at least once a day.
- Roger von Oech

Finding a good band is Iike finding a good wife. You got to keep trying till you find the right one.
- Ace Frehley

The "what should be" never did exist, but people keep trying to live up to it. There is no "what should be," there is only what is.
- Lenny Bruce

And finally I twist my heart round again,
so that the bad is on the outside
and the good is on the inside,
and keep on trying to find a way of becoming
what I would so like to be, and could be,
if there weren't any other people living in the world.
- Anne Frank

I try to keep myself on an even keel by trying to be as critical of myself as I am of other people. I try to separate my performance from myself.
- Damon Hill

They've tried to manufacture other Marilyn Monroes and they will undoubtedly keep trying. But it won't work. She was an original.
- Billy Wilder

My success was due to good luck, hard work, and support and advice from friends and mentors. But most importantly, it depended on me to keep trying after I had failed.
- Mark Warner

I'm the youngest in my family, and everyone is very funny, and I was always trying to keep up with them. I just loved making people laugh.
- Lisa Kudrow

The key is to keep improving. I'm not there yet. I know I have to keep trying to improve and keep trying to get faster.
- Tyler Christopher

It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The fact is, one grows out of people, and the only thing is to face it.
- W. Somerset Maugham

If you look at my bookings, they've gone down each season. That's something I'm trying to keep improving. On the pitch you don't want any silly bookings.
- Wayne Rooney

I do not think we should be trying to save our freedom by killing the safeguards that keep our liberties.
- Eliot Engel

I'm trying to read more dead people because I keep having to read stuff for juries and so forth.
- Rick Moody

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

Expect people to be better than they are; it helps them to become better. But don't be disappointed when they are not; it helps them to keep trying.
- Merry Browne

I am endlessly busy, bringing up five young kids, and trying to keep up with the three older ones. I still spend most of my life driving car pools.
- Danielle Steel

The only way to find that territory is trying to keep your mind constantly open. That's the only way that you're ever going to see the sort of signs of where to go.
- Tom Jenkinson

'Thou shalt not get found out' is not one of God's commandments; and no man can be saved by trying to keep it.
- Leonard Bacon

Right now I'm just thinking about school and trying to get those grades and keep them up! In case I become a Norma Desmond when I grow up, I can have something to fall back on!
- Anna Chlumsky

Being Captain of the Dodgers meant representing an organization committed to winning and trying to keep it going. We could have won every year if the breaks had gone right.
- Pee Wee Reese

I think about being married again, having a home and a wife. No one can ever be married too many times, and maybe if I keep trying I'll get it right one day.
- Richard Pryor

I don't know what it takes to make marriage work, but I'm going to keep trying until I get it right. I haven't given up on love or marriage.
- Stephanie Mills

My wife is always trying to get rid of me. The other day she told me to put the garbage out. I said to her I already did. She told me to go and keep an eye on it.
- Rodney Dangerfield

When we got to the hotel, the Hawaiian Village, there were 500 screaming women there. The police were trying to keep the crowd back. It was very dangerous.
- Minnie Pearl

I see my job as being to facilitate the life of clinical researchers so that they can be more productive, and trying to keep the bureaucracy from getting in their way.
- Alastair Wood

Have you noticed that whatever sport you're trying to learn, some earnest person is always telling you to keep your knees bent?
- Dave Barry

Any euphemism ceases to be euphemistic after a time and the true meaning begins to show through. It's a losing game, but we keep on trying.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

I'm going to Columbia University but I'm trying to keep that low-profile because I don't want weird people following me there. I want the experience of normal college life.
- Julia Stiles

Capitalism tries for a delicate balance:
It attempts to work things out so that
everyone gets just enough stuff to keep them from
getting violent and trying to take other people's stuff.
- George Carlin

A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction.
- Graham Greene

I've spent a lot of time and money trying to keep my anger in control.
- Yancy Butler

To stay interested in acting, I have to keep trying stuff I've never done before.
- Jessica Lange

All that writers can do is keep trying to say what is deepest in their hearts.
- Lloyd Alexander

I just like to keep challenging myself, keep it varied. It's a craft, and I'm constantly trying to learn and get better at it.
- Clive Owen

Good writers are monotonous, like good composers. They keep trying to perfect the one problem they were born to understand.
- Alberto Moravia

I'm trying to keep a level head. You have to be careful out in the world. It's so easy to get turned.
- Elvis Presley

I need to keep my story count high. I'm trying to get as many stories in my hour as is humanly possible. We're telling more stories in our hour than any national newscast has in the history of this business, I think.
- Shepard Smith

It is my firm belief that I have a link with the past and a responsibility to the future. I cannot give up. I cannot despair. There's a whole future, generations to come. I have to keep trying.
- King Hussein

I'm making a record that's half stripped down acoustic which is the way I perform a lot and half of it is very produced. It's really hard to keep music simple but I was trying to keep it simple and focus on one or two instruments and vocals.
- Lisa Loeb

Squash has the credentials to become an olympic event and our goal is to see the sport in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. We are working towards this and will keep trying even if our bid is not successful.
- Jahangir Khan

I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed; and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying.
- Tom Hopkins

The thing about a hero, is even when it doesn't look like there's a light at the end of the tunnel, he's going to keep digging, he's going to keep trying to do right and make up for what's gone before, just because that's who he is.
- Joss Whedon

I couldn't believe they were saying I put a horrible fake plastic bosom over scars I was trying to heal and keep it in place with a tight bra, which could stop my blood flow, just so I could fit into my clothes.
- Koo Stark

And I have the support of the writers: I have a great relationship with the creative team, and they have a good hold of my character and my personality, and they come up with some great stuff, and I'm forever trying to change it up, keep it fresh.
- Trish Stratus

We often say that the biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee to fail intelligently... to experiment over and over again and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work.
- Charles Kettering

Keep it in tune with the times, but don't write with the specific purpose of trying to create a hit. If you're doing it strictly to make money, you're crazy. There are easier ways to make money.
- Dorothy Fields

In the beginning I used to make one terrible play a game. Then I got so I'd make one a week and finally I'd pull a bad one about once a month. Now, I'm trying to keep it down to one a season.
- Lou Gehrig

I'd like to encourage people to please keep reading-and most importantly, to please keep trying new writers. The only way we can bring fresh new material into the field is if people go out and buy it.
- Terri Windling

I'm always trying to do the impossible to please people. It comes from not being secure in myself and not looking at the things within I have to fix. Sometimes you keep going because you don't want to face the truth.
- Naomi Campbell


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