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Total Quotes : 53
Some Oblique

The hours I spent attempting to decipher some of Dunnett's more oblique passages opened me to the possibilities of romantic storytelling.

- Alaya Dawn Johnson

Love Some

In some future America, there could be a plausible Michael Bloomberg path to the Democratic nomination. I would love to read a column by a smart person actually attempting to persuade me of this, using evidence.

- Alex Pareene

DNA Began

Joseph Mandell and I began by attempting to make chromatography of DNA work.

- Alfred Hershey

Love Dirty

I love to have battles of the wits with people that can dish fast and dirty - and it leads to problems occasionally, 'cause I can sound mean without attempting to be mean.

- Alton Brown

Famous Will

In approaching our subject it will be best, without attempting to shorten the path by referring to famous theories of the drama, to start directly from the facts, and to collect from them gradually an idea of Shakespearean Tragedy.

- Andrew Coyle Bradley

Learn Say

You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.

- Angela Davis

Fit Crossover

'Sorry' just fit the bill for the crossover that both Lost Stories and I were attempting to do musically.

- Armaan Malik

Better Fail

It was better, he thought, to fail in attempting exquisite things than to succeed in the department of the utterly contemptible.

- Arthur Machen


Real Christians revel in desperate ventures for Christ, expecting from God great things and attempting the same with exhilaration.

- Charles Studd

Emotions Which

It is also difficult to articulate the subtleties in cinema, because there aren't words or metaphors which describe many of the emotions you are attempting to evoke.

- Conrad Hall

Stop Complexity

Stop trying to change reality by attempting to eliminate complexity.

- David Whyte

Parent Always

There are many tough conversations, but one of the most difficult is between a parent and an adolescent daughter, partly because as a parent we are almost always attempting to relate to someone who is no longer there.

- David Whyte

Trust Behind

I value an entrepreneur I can get behind and trust, because I know they are attempting to move forward in life.

- Daymond John

Fact Some

There is dissatisfaction in all of us. Some of us take out that dissatisfaction by attempting to ruin whatever you are attempting to do. This is a fact of life.

- John McAfee

Rather Learned

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.

- John Stuart Mill

How How Much

It is strange to reflect how much energy is thrown away in attempting to know the unknowable.

- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Like Sliding

As failures go, attempting to recall the past is like claiming to grasp the meaning of existence. Both make one feel like a baby clutching at a basketball: one's palms keep sliding off.

- Joseph Brodsky

Larger Fulfill

We are a people trying not only to solve the problems of the present: unemployment, inflation... but we are attempting on a larger scale to fulfill the promise of America.

- Barbara Jordan

Here Very

I see myself as attempting to break ground. I definitely am trying to create my own genre here... I'm attempting to tell stories in a very new and entertaining way.

- Ben Mezrich

United States

I would like to extend to you our deep appreciation and thanks for the position the United States has taken in support of the democratization process that has taken place in Tunisia, in Egypt, and what is attempting to take place in Libya.

- Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani

Applying Psyche

In the midst of applying for American citizenship, of finally attempting to get my presidents in a row, I felt it incumbent upon myself to explore the national psyche in every way.

- Hamish Bowles

Life Courses

A major feature of life at the NIH in late 1960s was the extraordinary offering of evening courses for physicians attempting to become scientists as they neared thirty.

- Harold E. Varmus

Truth Means

Attempting to get at truth means rejecting stereotypes and cliches.

- Harold Evans

Teacher Desire

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

- Horace Mann

Teacher Desire

The teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

- Horace Mann

Death Rest

I work with a group called Compassion & Choices in California. It's attempting to get death with dignity legalised in California, the idea being that so goes California, so goes the rest of the U.S., at least.

- Caitlin Doughty

Hope Made

Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.

- Calvin Coolidge

Making Could

You have to realize, making movies is the weirdest thing you could ever do. It's a contrivance, but you're attempting to reach people's hearts in the dark, and there are so many factors that are out of your control.

- Diane Lane

Religious Deny

You cannot deny reality: that ISIS is systematically attempting to exterminate Christianity, to exterminate the Yazidi community, to exterminate other religious minorities in vast areas in Iraq and Syria.

- Jeff Fortenberry

Actual Backdrop

Many a fine SF story uses science or technology merely as backdrop. Many a fine SF story presumes a technological breakthrough and explores its implications without attempting to predict how the thing might actual work.

- Edward M. Lerner

More McCarthy

Senator McCarthy's reckless and unfounded attempt to impugn my loyalty is just one more example of his typical tactic of attempting to tie up to Communism anyone who disagrees with him.

- Edward R. Murrow

Always Against

That's always an interesting concept when you try to make your dream into a reality and you come up against the facts of exactly what it is you're attempting to do.

- Karl Urban

New Say

I'm new to the Twitterverse and so I'm attempting to build my followers. I'm trying to be a better tweeter. I try not to tweet too much, just when I've got something worthwhile to say.

- Eric Ladin

Play Through

I'm not just somebody shuffling around in a monster suit. I'm a kind of puppeteer from the inside who is attempting through arm and body movements to give the creatures I play a sense of personality.

- Kevin Peter Hall

Congress Like

Congress is attempting to eviscerate women's health care. Like many women across America, I am outraged.

- Felicity Huffman

Idea Anomaly

A Republic without parties is a complete anomaly. The histories of all popular governments show absurd is the idea of their attempting to exist without parties.

- Franklin Pierce

My Own Own

It pains me deeply to see members of my own party attempting to legislate women's health and contraception choices.

- Linda Lingle

Give Some

Whenever we seek to avoid the responsibility for our own behavior, we do so by attempting to give that responsibility to some other individual or organization or entity. But this means we then give away our power to that entity.

- M. Scott Peck

Will Address

I know that there are many on the Space Coast who are already attempting to address job creation and I intend to support them in every way possible. I will be a hands-on participant.

- Sandy Adams

Myself Will

I'm attempting to put myself in a bottle that will one day wash up on the beach for my children.

- Randy Pausch

Need More

It just seems that you were talking positively about McDonald's, that they are... attempting this healthy lifestyle, and yet when we're talking right now... it seems that you're saying they need to make more responsibility.

- Maria Bartiromo


We may overcompensate for our feelings of powerlessness by attempting to control and manipulate other people and our environment. Or we may eventually burst forth with uncontrolled rage that is highly exaggerated and distorted by its long suppression.

- Shakti Gawain

Thus Fought

We were thus led to organize ourselves, as men who had fought the war together, in order to support those statesmen who had truly understood the lessons of that World War, thus attempting to prevent its recurrence.

- Rene Cassin

Work Wait

Most people wait for the muse to turn up. That's terribly unreliable. I have to sit down and pursue the muse by attempting to work.

- Nick Cave

Been Films

I like the fact that major studios have been attempting horror films recently.

- Richard King

Play Meryl

Playing piano well is one thing, but attempting to play at concert level accompanying Meryl Streep while Stephen Frears is filming you in front of hundreds of people is - well - psychotic.

- Simon Helberg

Making Laws

Any people attempting to govern themselves by laws of their own making, and by officers of their own appointment, are in direct rebellion against the kingdom of God.

- Orson Pratt

Mind Tied

Introspection, or 'sitting in the silence,' is an unscientific way of trying to force apart the mind and senses, tied together by the life force. The contemplative mind, attempting its return to divinity, is constantly dragged back toward the senses by the life currents.

- Paramahansa Yogananda

Servant Away

A biblical false prophet was a servant of the devil attempting to lead people away from the truth.

- Walter Martin

Treat Haiti

At the same time, it is obvious that clinicians in Haiti are faced with different, and, in fact, greater, challenges when attempting to treat complications of HIV disease.

- Paul Farmer

World Single

It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is produced in the world.

- William Cobbett

Will Mischief

Balancing a nominal budget will solve nothing, and attempting to achieve such a spurious balance will produce much mischief.

- William Vickrey

Nowhere Once

The person attempting to travel two roads at once will get nowhere.

- Xun Kuang