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#1. I keep trying to perfect my mother's meatloaf recipe. I will never get it perfect, but I'm getting closer. - Author: Diane Sawyer
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#2. We have to find a place that is ours. The doctors keep trying to make us fit into this world, but they're wrong. We need a world that fits us. - Author: Brian James
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#3. 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. - Author: Mary Browne
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#4. Mama: ... you can keep trying. You can get brave and try some more. You don't have to give up.
Jessie: I'm NOT giving up. This IS the other thing I'm trying. And I'm sure there are some other things that might work, but MIGHT work isn't good enough any more. I need something that WILL work. THIS will work. That's why I picked it. - Author: Marsha Norman
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#5. If you get a second chance, grab it with the first and second hands. Never let it go till all is done and done well. Second chances come with the last graces! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#6. In my office ... I have a little sign and it says, 'Do it!' I suppose if I have learned anything in life, it is that we are to keep moving, keep trying-as long as we breathe! If we do, we will be surprised at how much more can still be done. - Author: Spencer W. Kimball
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#7. Once upon a time, I lost everything and I was so alone. The sadness, the hurt, it all seemed so infinite. When you're wandering alone in a storm, you can't see the end, or if there even is one, and how close it might be.
I'm still wandering, but maybe I don't feel so lost now.
I'll keep trying. I promise. - Author: Kelley York
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#8. SETH: But don't you understand, Amy? You're wrong. Relationships never provide you with everything. They provide you with some things. You take all the things you want from a person - sexual chemistry, let's say, or good conversation, or financial support, or intellectual compatibility, or niceness, or loyalty - and you get to pick three of those things. Three - that's it. Maybe four, if you're very lucky. The rest you have to look for elsewhere. It's only in the movies that you find someone who gives you all of those things. But this isn't the movies. In the real world, you have to identify which three qualities you want to spend the rest of your life with, and then you look for those qualities in another person. That's real life. Don't you see it's a trap? If you keep trying to find everything, you'll wind up with nothing. - Author: Hanya Yanagihara
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#9. Rejection just motivates me to keep trying and to try to do better. - Author: Sasha Grey
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#10. When something you make doesn't work, it didn't work, not you. You, you work. You keep trying. - Author: Zach Klein
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#11. Dear J.,
I want to explain something.
After my dad set me on fire...Well...He died in jail while I was in the hospital getting skin grafts. And I never got to tell him how much he hurt me. Not just physically, but inside, you know? So I took it out on other things for a while.
I'm better now. I get counseling for it, and I'm really better. But I'm not perfect. And I'm still fighting it. See... You're like the only person I have in my life that I really care about. I'm selfish about that. I don't want anybody to touch you. I want to keep you safe. That's why I hate this assignment so much. Now that I have you, I'm afraid to see you get hurt or messed up, like I was. I'm afraid I'll lose you, I guess.
I wish you could always be safe. I worry a lot. If you weren't so damned independent...Ah, well. *smile* As much as we have been through in the past few months, we still don't know each other very well, do we? I want to change that about us. Do you? I want to know you better. Know what makes you happy and what scares you. And I want you to know that about me, too.
I love you.
I will try to never hurt you again.
I know I'll screw up. But I'll keep trying, as long as you let me.
Love,
Cabe - Author: Lisa McMann
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#12. Even the new things that
I less than know,
I keep trying, did again
until perfect. - Author: Alliah "Lenzkie" Tabaya
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#13. Stay up... 'till you come up... when you come up stay up! - Author: Johnnie Dent Jr.
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#14. You have to always continue to strive no matter how hard things get, no matter how troubled you feel. No matter how tough things get, no matter how many times you lose, you keep trying to win. - Author: LL Cool J
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#15. We just keep trying to beat every show with the funny stick until it's funny - Author: Dan Povenmire
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#16. North American leftists just keep trying to relive the '60s, or to make the '60s happen again. - Author: Dave Sim
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#17. Keep trying again - Author: Sasha Maurtitus
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#18. One thing Hal had learned was that they had to try to keep moving forward, keep trying to communicate and understand their differences. Pretending they didn't exist wasn't the answer. - Author: Labbe, Marguerite
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#19. I'm constantly trying to work on the person that I am and work on my shortcomings, and I guess I want people to know that it's ok to be a work in progress, as long as you keep trying to figure it out. But that search and that discovery is what makes life kind of rich, and it's what makes life rich ... period. - Author: Idina Menzel
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#20. Before you try to keep up with the Joneses, be sure they're not trying to keep up with you. - Author: Erma Bombeck
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#21. We must not pull away from our children. We must keep trying, keep reaching, keep praying, keep listening. We must keep them within the clasp of our arms. - Author: Jeffrey R. Holland
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#22. 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. - Author: Charles Kettering
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#23. When I was in office I expressed admiration and respect and even affection for Republicans that I knew and liked and cared about, and I tried to find ways to work with them. I think the Democrats should do that, and just keep trying to lower the temperature. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#24. I feel like I need just to keep trying to make the work for the right reasons. I think part of that is working with really good people, and just trying to make strong truthful work. And not being diverted from that. - Author: Cate Shortland
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#25. Love is also about keep trying to win someone that you already have - Author: Ismaaciil C. Ubax
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#26. When things go right (and they go right a lot - you just got to keep trying) there is nothing to really laugh about. - Author: Ronnie Apteker
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#27. They are trying to hold on to a world that no longer exists. They are blind and terrified because they feel it slipping away from them. They are gripping thin air but they keep trying desperately to hold on to it - hoping the air will turn into something familiar and solid. - Author: Lillian E. Smith
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#28. I keep trying, and manage some workmanlike stuff that doesn't require inspiration, and then I check my phone, check my email, go on Facebook. I read other people's posts, make jaunty comments, flitter away the time, profane the time. - Author: Deborah Meyler
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#29. You are right, I do fall down a lot.
But that wouldn't be true if I never stood back up. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#30. Keep trying, hoping, and praying. - Author: Launa Rissadia
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#31. If you're anything like me,
You bite your nails,
And laugh when you're nervous.
You promise people the world,
because that's what they want from you.
You like giving them what they want...
But darling, you need to stop,

If you're anything like me,
You knock on wood every time you make plans.
You cross your fingers, hold your breath,
Wish on lucky numbers and eyelashes
Your superstitions were the lone survivors of the shipwreck.
Rest In Peace, to your naive bravado...
If life gets too good now,
Darling, it scares you.

If you're anything like me,
You never wanted to lock your door,
Your secret garden gate or your diary drawer
Didn't want to face the you you don't know anymore
For fear she was much better before...
But Darling, now you have to.

If you're anything like me,
There's a justice system in your head
For names you'll never speak again,
And you make your ruthless rulings.
Each new enemy turns to steel
They become the bars that confine you,
In your own little golden prison cell...
But Darling, there is where you meet yourself.

If you're anything like me
You've grown to hate your pride
To love your thighs
And no amount of friends at 25
Will fill the empty seats
At the lunch tables of your past
The teams that picked you last...
But Darling, you keep trying.

If yo - Author: Taylor Swift
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#32. Keep trying if you have too . - Author: Sasha Maurtitus
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#33. representation
is vital
otherwise the butterfly
surrounded by a group of moths
unable to see itself
will keep trying to become the moth
- representation - Author: Rupi Kaur
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#34. To become a great leader, you have to keep trying. - Author: Paul King
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#35. Keep trying until you have no more chances left. - Author: Aimee Carter
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#36. The thing about Bollywood is that you can't just quit it even if you have little fame. You have to stick around and keep trying. - Author: Kangana Ranaut
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#37. What if he really has given up? What am I supposed to do ten?
Keep trying until you have no more chances left. And even then keep going. - Author: Aimee Carter
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#38. Phoebe Hurty hired me to write copy for ads about teen aged clothes. I had to wear the clothes I praised. That was part of the job. And I became friends with her two sons, who were my age. I was over at their house all the time.

She would talk bawdily to me and her sons, and our girlfriends when we brought them around. She was funny. She was liberating. She taught us to be impolite in conversation not only about sexual matters, but about American history and famous heroes, about the distribution of wealth, about school, about everything.

I now make my living being impolite. I am clumsy at it. I keep trying to imitate the impoliteness which was so graceful in Phoebe Hurty. I think now that grace was easier for her than it is for me because of the mood of the Great Depression. She believed what so many Americans believed then: that the nation would be happy and just and rational when prosperity came.

I never hear that word anymore: Prosperity. It used to be a synonym for Paradise. And Phoebe Hurty was able to believe that the impoliteness she recommended would give shape to an American paradise.

Now her sort of impoliteness is in fashion. But nobody believes anymore in a new American paradise. I sure miss Phoebe Hurty. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
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#39. We sometimes just have to let things be.

There are times in life that things happen, and we just cannot control them. There are times when we don't want things to happen, but they do. Things that we don't want to know, we learn. Times in which people we can't live without, we have to let go.

The greatest learning is accepting what has, what is, and what will be. Remaining focussed on where we want to go, and how we want to get there. It might not go the way we planned, or the way we hoped it would be. No one said life would be easy, but at least we keep trying, and working hard at making it the best life it can be. - Author: Aisha Mirza
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#40. I keep trying to block it out, but it keeps on coming back. - Author: Jenny Han
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#41. Don't you dare get discouraged. Don't you dare believe that failure is permanent or insurmountable. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#42. The world of the warriors is the world of trying. We try to change the world that we don't like, and we keep trying, and trying, and trying, and the war looks endless. - Author: Miguel Ruiz
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#43. I was trying to be brave. I was trying to let people in. I was trying. I am who I am today because of my messes. Because I've survived them. Because I've written about them. Because I've learned from them, because I keep searching for new tools to clean them up, because I keep trying to heal. - Author: Amy Reed
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#44. I write down portions, maybe fragments, and perhaps an imperfect view of what I'm hoping to write. Out of that, I keep trying to find exactly what I want. - Author: James Salter
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#45. Most people will never start a business because nine out of ten companies fail. But those that win, in the end, even if they fail at first keep trying because they are motivated by the pleasure of getting the business, not by minimizing pain and insecurity. And many guys will never get a girl they want because they realize they will fail more often then they succeed. But those that win in the end do so by focusing on the pleasures of success rather than the pain of failure. - Author: Pook
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#46. Some people have to wait their whole lives for great love. Some people find it when they're too young to know what to do with it. I don't know if one is easier than the other, but I do know that whenever you find it, if you have it in you to keep trying, you might actually get a second, and third, and fourth chance to get it right. And maybe, just maybe, that's how you end up with the strongest love there is. - Author: Louise Rozett
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#47. You just work at it. You just keep grinding away, keep trying to get better, and if you got the ability, one day you have a chance. - Author: Tony Romo
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#48. 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. - Author: Minnie Pearl
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#49. There is a basic truth about life, It is what you make of it, and whether by mistake or not, you're going to mess up things once in awhile, but the good part is, you get to choose how to mess it up. You will have friends, some real, some fake. The ones that stand beside you through it all are the real ones. Don't let go of them. Also remember, Your friends are everything you can wish for. As for lovers, they'll come and go. And I hate to admit it to you, but the truth is, most of them will break your heart, but that doesn't mean you should give up on love, because if you do, then you've lost it all. You'll never find that person that completes you. If you tried and you failed doesn't mean you should stop trying. Keep trying, never give up, and never stop to believe in yourself. Because if you don't, nobody else will. So never lose focus, believe you will make it and most importantly, always smile, because life's a beautiful thing and there is so much to smile about in life. - Author: Ane Krstevska
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#50. Keep working. Keep trying. Keep believing. You still might not make it, but at least you gave it your best shot. If you don't have calluses on your soul, this isn't for you. Take up knitting instead. - Author: David Eddings
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#51. It is difficult finding intelligence that is actionable in a lot of these places, but we have to keep trying. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#52. Every one of us has times when we need to know things will get better. Moroni spoke of it in the Book of Mormon as "hope for a better world." (Ether 12:4) For emotional health and spiritual stamina, everyone needs to be able to look forward to some respite, to
something pleasant and renewing and hopeful, whether that blessing be near at hand or still some distance ahead. It is enough just to know we can get there, that however measured or far away, there is the promise of "good things to come."
. . . [T]his is precisely what the gospel of Jesus Christ offers us . . . There is help. There is happiness. There really is light at the end of the tunnel. It is the Light of the World, the Bright and Morning Star, the "light that is endless, that can never be darkened." (see John 8:12; Rev 22:16; Mosiah 16:9) It is the very Son of God Himself. . . . To any who may be struggling to see that light and find that hope, I say: Hold on. Keep trying. God loves you. Things will improve. Christ comes to you in His "more excellent ministry" with a future of "better promises. - Author: Jeffrey R. Holland
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#53. Just because you fall once, doesn't mean you're fall at everything. Keep trying, hold on, and always trust yourself, because if you don't then who will?? - Author: Marilyn Monroe
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#54. (1) Recognize the darkness: Recognize the darkness of our littleness and brokenness. (2) Keep trying: Keep trying to grow in holiness and do little things with great love. (3) Keep trusting: Keep trusting and believing that God will satisfy our desires for holiness, even if we don't yet fully understand how. - Author: Michael Gaitley
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#55. Whatever you believe in, and if you keep trying, you can eventually succeed. - Author: William Hung
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#56. No question. I admit, you're not what I expected, but you're exactly what I want."
"What did you expect?"
"A sweet, reserved girl who wouldn't provoke my brother into stabbing her a hundred times."
"A wilting violet? Oh, come on, Key. You'd run all over her and forget about her in a week."
"I see that now." He grinned at her. "I keep trying to run all over you, but you're just so . . . stabby. - Author: Trinity Faegen
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#57. Because the whole world loves to tell us what we can't do, that we aren't good enough. The people in your own house should be on your side. It's the people who never learn the word impossible who make history, because they're the ones who keep trying. - Author: Leigh Bardugo
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#58. It's the effort that shows the way, and if you keep trying, one day the answer will be clear. - Author: Lee Strauss
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#59. Living in New York City, you have to keep trying to do a lot of things. - Author: Caroline Shaw
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#60. I just want to keep trying to surprise myself and I want to keep challenging myself. - Author: Jennifer Aniston
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#61. We have the knowledge to realise we are just a mess of quanta and particles, like everything else is, and yet we keep trying to separate ourselves from the universe we live in, to give ourselves a meaning above that of a tree or a rock or a cat or a turtle. - Author: Matt Haig
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#62. Do you think," Maxon asked, "that I could still call you 'my dear'?"
"Not a chance," I whispered.
"I'll keep trying. I don't have it in me to give up." And I believed him. It was annoying to think he'd press that issue.
"Did you call all of them that?" I nodded my head toward the rest of the room.
"Yes, and they all seemed to like it."
"That is the exact reason why I don't. - Author: Kiera Cass
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#63. It's like buying shirts,Lincoln. When you go shopping for shirts, you don't buy the first shirt you try on. Even if you like it. You keep looking, you keep trying things on. You make sure you find the shirt that fits you best. - Author: Rainbow Rowell
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#64. Be proud of yourself. Be proud that your heart and intentions are good. Be proud of the fact that you are trying. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#65. The Death Eaters can't all be pure-blood, there aren't enough pure-blood wizards left," said Hermione stubbornly. "I expect most of them are half-bloods pretending to be pure. It's only Muggle-borns they hate, they'd be quite happy to let you and Ron join up"
"There is no way they'd let me be a Death Eater!" said Ron indignantly ... "My whole family are blood traitors! That's as bad as Muggle-borns to Death Eaters!"
"And they'd love to have me," said Harry sarcastically. "We'd be best pals if they didn't keep trying to do me in. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#66. You guys on the white horses keep trying to save women in distress, not realizing you just end up with a distressed woman. - Author: Laura Schlessinger
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#67. the Christian Science Monitor and the AP. I wrote to the photo desk of the New York Times several times, offering myself up as a stringer, and each time my e-mail went unanswered. I wrote directly to the New York Times correspondents based in India and asked if I could shoot anything for them. They told me they took their own pictures while on assignment. I would keep trying. I felt that if I could only shoot for the New York Times - to me, the newspaper that most influenced American foreign policy and that employed the world's best journalists - I would reach the pinnacle of my career. - Author: Lynsey Addario
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#68. There is no such thing as a failure who keeps trying. - Author: John Popper
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#69. If the bottom dropped out of the market and the artist was not going to sell anything, he or she will keep working, and the dealer will keep trying to find some way to convince somebody to buy this stuff. - Author: Chuck Close
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#70. You don't have to achieve everything overnight. You just have to be willing to try. One day at a time. Just keep trying. Keep believing. - Author: Akiroq Brost
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#71. All that writers can do is keep trying to say what is deepest in their hearts. - Author: Lloyd Alexander
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#72. Fear is a natural emotion in life, but you cannot let it dictate your actions. When you act out of fear, you will only meet failure. But act out of determination to conquer that fear, and you will succeed at anything. Maybe not the first time, or the second or third, but eventually - as long as you keep trying - you can conquer your fears and succeed. - Author: Tiana Dalichov
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#73. This dull, difficult novel I have brought with me on my trip - I keep trying to read it. I have gone back to it so many times, each time dreading it and each time finding it no better than the last time, that by now it has become something of an old friend. My old friend the bad novel. - Author: Lydia Davis
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#74. In Europe, his contacts apologized and said there was nothing they could do. They would keep trying, but no one was listening. Rwanda had no oil or strategic interest, no diamonds or gold. - Author: Naomi Benaron
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#75. Those who profit from adversity possess a spirit of humility and are therefore inclined to make the necessary changes needed to learn from their mistakes, failures, and losses ... When we are focused too much on ourselves, we lose perspective. Humility allows us to regain perspective and see the big picture ... Humility allows us to let go of perfection and keep trying. - Author: John C. Maxwell
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#76. Why do these crazy vampires keep trying to collect me? - Author: Jeaniene Frost
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#77. The thing I most connect with is the idea of not giving up. And that's a thing I have in my own life. You have to trust your instincts and keep trying. - Author: Callie Thorne
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#78. Mortain's was the only love that placed no demands upon me, the only one who loved me for simply being. His love was as unwavering and constant as the sun. It was what gave me the strength to keep going. The faith to keep trying. The hope I needed to persevere. That was him all along- whether I called him Mortain or Balthazaar, my heart knew him, recognized him. - Author: Robin LaFevers
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#79. They've tried to manufacture other Marilyn Monroes and they will undoubtedly keep trying. But it won't work. She was an original. - Author: Billy Wilder
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#80. 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. - Author: Richard Pryor
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#81. If anything, love is just a starting point. Then life intrudes, along with the personal baggage you've spent years packing, and things get royally and irrevocably fucked up. You can get bitter or you can keep trying. Most people do some of each. - Author: Jonathan Tropper
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#82. A big shot is a little shot who keeps on shooting, so keep trying. - Author: A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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#83. Howl pointed a shaky hand up toward the canopy of his bed. "That's why I love spiders. 'If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try, again.' I keep trying," he said with great sadness. "But I brought it on myself by making a bargain some years ago, and I know I shall never be able to love anyone properly now."
The water running out of Howl's eyes was definitely tears now. - Author: Diana Wynne Jones
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#84. Keep trying and never give up. The dream may seem difficult to reach at some point but never let go of your dream. You will be amazed by what you can accomplish when you stay determined. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#85. As her psychosis took hold she moved deeper and deeper into the house, putting as much distance as possible between herself and the outside world. This became her world. To begin with it was just a few rooms. Then it contracted down to just this one, and then to just this tank. Even that wasn't enough. She constructed barriers to fool and delay the ghosts. Corridors that don't lead anywhere, or which spiral back on themselves. Hidden stairways that they won't see. Mirrors everywhere, to baffle and confuse her tormentors. Doors that open onto walls. Of course, even that isn't sufficient by itself. The ghosts are clever and resourceful, and they'll keep trying to find a way in. That's why the house has to keep changing, so that they never get used to one particular configuration. - Author: Alastair Reynolds
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#86. I don't want to get pigeon-holed into a certain kind of character. I love action roles and the hero, but I want to keep trying something new. - Author: Michael Trucco
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#87. Because that's what you do, you keep trying even when you know the effort is in vain. As - Author: Lisa Lutz
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#88. If you try you might succeed. If you don't try you won't succeed. On motor bike racing it goes= if you fall off and get back up you might win. if you stay lying down you won't win. Keep trying - Author: Warren Fox
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#89. Keep trying! You will succeed at the sacred time. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#90. There comes a moment in your life when you realize that no matter how hard you try, you're never going to be fluent in Spanish. Or go on that African safari you've read about since you were a kid. Or be as excited as you used to be about catching fireflies. I keep trying to find my answer to life - and it gets more elusive the older I get. - Author: Kim Gruenenfelder
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#91. Don't think outside the box. Go box shopping. Keep trying on one after another until you find the one that catalyzes your thinking. A good box is like a lane marker on the highway. It's a constraint that liberates. - Author: Dan Heath
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#92. Maybe she'd never understand the rules of this place enough to blend in, but she had to keep trying. - Author: Kit Rocha
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#93. So here's the truth - I love you. I love everything about you – the way you stick up for people even when it costs you. The way you keep trying to do the right thing even when you're not exactly sure what the right thing is. I love how you put words together. You're as skilled with words as any knife fighter with a blade. You can put an enemy down on his back, or you can raise people up so they find what's best in themselves. You've changed my life. You've given me the words I need to become whatever I want.
I love how you talk to lytlings. You don't talk down to them. You respect them, and anybody can tell you're actually interested in what they have to say.
I love the way you ride a horse – how you stick there like an upland thistle, whooping like a Demonai. I love the way you throw back your head and stomp your feet when you dance. I love how you go after what you want – whether it's kisses or a queendom.
I love your skin, like copper dusted over with gold. And your eyes – they're the color of a forest lake shaded by evergreens. One of the secret places that only the Demonai know about.
I love the scent of you – when you've been out in the fresh air, and that perfume you put behind your ears sometimes.
Believe it or not, I even love your road smell – of sweat and horses and leather and wool.
I want to breathe you in for the rest of my life. - Author: Cinda Williams Chima
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#94. I'm more intrigued by things that I haven't really conceived of yet. I have the luxury of being able to think: "I've never done a ballet or an animated film myself." There are certain things that I feel I'd love to. I just want to keep trying new things and seeing if I'm any good at them, and if I'm not, then at least learning that. I definitely think I'm more interested in what medium I can explore right now than any specific story. - Author: Joss Whedon
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#95. Saints are only sinners who keep trying. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#96. He's on his knees.
I bite back the moan caught in my throat just before he lifts me up and carries me to the bed. He's on top of me in an instant, kissing me with a kind of intensity that makes me wonder why I haven't died or caught on fire or woken up from this dream yet. He's running his hands down my body only to bring them back up to my face and he kisses me once, twice, and his teeth catch my bottom lip for just a second and I'm clinging to him, wrapping my arms around his neck and running my hands through his hair and pulling him into me.
He tastes so sweet. So hot and so sweet and I keep trying to say his name but I can't even find the time to breathe, much less to say a single word. - Author: Tahereh Mafi
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#97. Life cannot be captured in a few axioms. And that is just what I keep trying to do. But it won't work, for life is full of endless nuances and cannot be captured in just a few formulae. - Author: Etty Hillesum
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#98. I'd tried so hard to make a perfect, untouchable life for myself. But trouble finds you. Tragedy finds you. And we keep trying anyway. We hope for the best. We believe we can make something for ourselves- something good that will last- even though, at the exact same time, we know we can't. - Author: Katherine Center
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#99. I love you. Yes, you've heard that before, heard it a million times, but I don't know what else to say." He lifted a hand to my face and touched my cheek. "I need you. This last year, when you were gone, it was hell. I made up my mind that when you came back, I'd do whatever it took to get you back. No more tricks. No more tantrums. I know I didn't do a great job. Hell, you probably never noticed the difference. But I was trying. I'll keep trying. Come back home with me. Please. - Author: Kelley Armstrong
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#100. You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying. To the best you can do everyday. - Author: Jason Mraz
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#101. I was still hoping that it might be a phase, that I'd wake up the next day and be normal. In the best of times, it seemed like such a short leap. I did fantasize about having a girlfriend - never the sex part, but the rest of it I had down. I knew what she'd look like and how she'd hold her long hair back from the flame when bending over a lit candle. I imagined us getting married the summer after I graduated from college, and then I imagined her drowning off the coast of North Carolina during one of my family's vacations. Everyone needed to be there so they could see just how devastated I was. I could actually make myself cry by picturing it: How I'd carry her out of the water, how my feet would sink into the sand owing to the extra weight. I'd try mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, and keep trying until someone, my father most often, would pull me back, saying, "It's too late, son. Can't you see she's gone?"

It seemed I wanted to marry just so I could be a widower. So profound would be my grief that I'd never look at another woman again. It was perfect, really. Oh, there were variations. Sometimes she'd die of leukemia, as in the movie Love Story. Occasionally a madman's bullet would fell her during a hostage situation, but always I'd be at her side, trying everything in my power to bring her back.

The fantasy remained active until I was twenty. Funny how unimportant being gay became once I told somebody. All I had to do was open up to my best friend, and w - Author: David Sedaris
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#102. Someone told me that their child was diagnosed with ADHD. They wanted to know how I handle the day to day. It's hard on me but it's harder on them. I cry sometimes which means they probably do to. I worry that the world will never give them the chance they deserve but I am. I get frustrated when they are treated badly but they feel worse. I keep trying, I keep learning, and I keep telling their story. Just love your child and don't give up. They need you to be the person that understands. - Author: Brenda Lochinger
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#103. 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. - Author: Stephanie Mills
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#104. Don't quit because you are not good enough, keep going because you are not good enough yet. You don't quit driving halfway to your destination because you are not there, you keep driving because you are not there yet.
You keep driving until you get there.
You keep trying until you are good enough. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#105. Living your life without goals and plans is like trying to send a letter to somewhere without adding the correct the address ... The letter may get elsewhere in some days; so your life too goes somewhere else without better goals! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#106. Every TV timeout, I went up and said it right to Brady: 'Please keep trying me. I'm going to take it from you.' - Author: Richard Sherman
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#107. December 25, 4:30 p.m.

Dear America,

It's been seven hours since you left. Twice now I've started to go to your room to ask how you liked your presents and then remembered you weren't here. I've gotten so used to you, it's strange that you aren't around, drifting down the halls. I've nearly called a few times, but I don't want to seem possessive. I don't want you to feel like I'm a cage to you. I remember how you said the palace was just that the first night you came here. I think, over time, you've felt freer, and I'd hate to ruin that freedom, I'm going to have to distract myself until you come back.

I decided to sit and write to you, hoping maybe it would feel like I was talking to you. It sort of does, I can imagine you sitting here, smiling at my idea, maybe shaking your head at me as if to say I'm being silly. You do that sometimes, did you know? I like that expression on you. You're the only person who wears it in a way that doesn't come across like you think I'm completely hopeless. You smile at my idiosyncrasies, accept that they exist, and continue to be my friend. And, in seven short hours, I've started to miss that.

I've wonder what you've done in that time. I'm betting by now you've flown across the country, made it to your home, and are safe. I hope you are safe. I can't imagine what a comfort you must be to your family right now. The lovely daughter has finally returned!

I keep trying to picture you home. I - Author: Kiera Cass
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#108. Time is an absurdity. An abstraction. The only thing that matters is this moment. This moment a million times over. You have to trust me. If this moment is repeated enough, if you keep trying - and you have to keep trying - eventually you will come across the next item on your list. - Author: Jonathan Nolan
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#109. In essence the whole thing of life is to just keep trying to do good things. Just do good things for people. - Author: Ferdie Pacheco
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#110. There is no harm in trying ... Trying improves your skills, enhances your stamina and encourages you to excel. Give it a try ... Even in trying moments, keep trying. You will never regret it! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#111. The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them. - Author: Cullen Hightower
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#112. When you fail to succeed the first time, keep trying. It's called life. - Author: William Cranch Bond
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#113. Raffaele says you are lost forever. That you are beyond help. I think he's wrong, but sheds tears for you and shakes his head. I'm trying to convince him." Her whispers turn urgent. "I think I'll try again tomorrow."

I reach up and angrily wipe my tears away. "I don't understand you," I whisper back. "Why do you have to keep trying?"

Violetta's lips tremble with effort. "You cannot harden your heart to the future just because of your past. You cannot use cruelty against yourself to justify cruelty to others." Her gray eyes slide downward, away from my face, until her gaze rests on the lantern burning low near the tent flap. "It is hard. I know you are trying. - Author: Marie Lu
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#114. What's great about having an audience is they can let you know what they don't think is funny, and you can just cut that out and keep trying. - Author: Maggie Carey
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#115. I think if you ask people why they watch me, there would be some common thread among all of them that I'm somewhat of an awkward older sister. I have a teen, mostly female demographic. How that happened, I don't know. But I think they see me as some sort of bizarre role model, and I'll keep trying to do that for them. - Author: Grace Helbig
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#116. I've spent a lot of time and money trying to keep my anger in control. - Author: Yancy Butler
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#117. His name feels like a secret, and now he's wearing it on his wrist. I want to know all about this girl who put it there. What she looks like. If she's got freckles, fair hair or dark, like his. If she's scrappy or etheral, funny or serious, scrape-kneed or ladylike. I know that she loves him, so I want to know everything else. But West doesn't want to share her with me. I shouldn't keep trying to scale these walls he puts up. I'm a terrible climber. - Author: Robin York
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#118. As long as you keep trying, there's a chance. When you give up? That's when the dream dies. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#119. Those who keep sitting idle and waiting for miracles to happen cannot be a part of the process and hence, their ideas never get any closer to reality. - Author: Prem Jagyasi
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#120. We are here to take chances, and fail, and keep trying. - Author: Jodi Lynn Anderson
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#121. Mars and my stupidity keep trying to kill me. - Author: Andy Weir
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#122. Try to be patient and wait for God time to come and see how thing will work for you. Keep trying and never stop trying because there's no harm in that and one day you will hit your target. - Author: Don Simon
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#123. Keep trying, your success is certain. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#124. I am trying to send directions out and keep control of state government for the final month. - Author: Scott McCallum
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#125. You can't draw her because you idolize her. You keep trying to create a tribute. But these drawings aren't about that. They're the truth. - Author: Michael Walterich
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#126. You are only one boy, with one voice ... If you keep trying to be a choir, you'll lose that voice, and then who will hear you? - Author: Neal Shusterman
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#127. Why you keep trying to seek and encounter with me, lady?
The only best thing I can do to stay alive now is to be invisible. - Author: Toba Beta
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#128. If you are lacking confidence in something, just keep trying and don't give up. - Author: Susan C. Young
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#129. Here's the thing, Jackson. Life is messy. It's complicated. It would be nice if life were always like this." He drew an imaginary line that kept going up and up. "But life is actually a lot more like this." He made a jiggly line that went up and down like a mountain range. "You just have to keep trying. - Author: Katherine Applegate
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#130. The media cannot come separate [Donald] Trump from his supporters. Only Trump can do that. They're trying, they're gonna keep trying because they think they can. They did it with [George W.]Bush. They did it with [Mitt] Romney. They did it with [John] McCain. They did it with Bob Dole. - Author: Rush Limbaugh
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#131. The times are chaotic. For me, I would hope that people look at [Angel] and gain strength by it. With everything that I do, I hope that they see people struggling to live decent, moral lives in a completely chaotic world. They see how hard it is, how often they fail, and how they get up and keep trying. That, to me, is the most important message I'm ever going to tell. - Author: Joss Whedon
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#132. Nobody has time to keep trying on a load of things in the morning like a teenager. - Author: Claudia Schiffer
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#133. When a young pianist hits a wrong note, we don't say he is not worthy to keep practicing. We don't expect him to be flawless. We just expect him to keep trying. Perfection may be his ultimate goal, but for now we can be content with progress in the right direction. Why is this perspective so easy to see in the context of learning piano but so hard to see in the context of learning heaven? - Author: Brad Wilcox
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#134. If you work hard, whatever you want, it will come to you. I know that's easier said than done, but keep trying. - Author: Beyonce Knowles
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#135. Their relationship isn't perfect in a lot of ways, bit it's something real. And real should probably be the goal, not perfection. Every relationship is flawed; you just have to figure out how to make it work. Keep trying. - Author: Lindsey Leavitt
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#136. Prayer is the kind of exercise that can lead to discouragement if we're not careful. Some of you reading this chapter are discouraged right now, because you keep trying to pray but you can't be consistent with it. Some of you are discouraged because you pray every day and still God has not answered your request. - Author: David Jeremiah
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#137. We have all experience some kind of failures. The determination to keep trying and never giving up fuel the spirit of hope for the ultimate success. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#138. Failure is your inability to recognize that you have made the same mistakes again. Making a mistake is normal; it turns abnormal when it's not recognized! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#139. The only person that can give up on you is yourself. People will always say no but you gotta keep trying. As long as you are above the ground there's opportunity. Utilize your time and be serious about your craft. Don't forget to PRACTICE! Be serious about your goals. Understand you have to be talented. Don't seek the impossible be realistic! - Author: Tamar Braxton
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#140. Men are the ones who keep trying to drag the gods down to earth. The gods don't give a damn what we do to ourselves. - Author: Edward W. Robertson
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#141. We're going to keep trying to strengthen the American family. To make them more like The Waltons and less like The Simpsons. - Author: George H. W. Bush
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#142. You bought a one-way ticket to New York with no return flight booked," he says. "I'm flying to New York and I'm not coming back for a month or two," I explain. "I'm not booking a round-trip flight at this point." "I understand. No problem. We'll be finished right after a quick thorough search." I think he's kidding. He's not. I keep trying to joke with him as he frisks me a little too eagerly. "I thought you'd buy me a drink first," I say. "I guess the only people drinking fifteen minutes before a flight are the pilots. - Author: Billy Crystal
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#143. I believe in the institution of marriage and it's like a tag to cement the relationship for your friends, family and public. - Author: Kareena Kapoor Khan
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#144. To stay interested in acting, I have to keep trying stuff I've never done before. - Author: Jessica Lange
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#145. It seems to me it's not genetic gifts for tolerating stress or resisting pain that take individuals through extraordinary feats of endurance. When it comes to the most daring of Earth's expeditions, success always seems to come down to four factors:
One: Physical preparation. Training. You are truly the only thing you have complete control over. No stone unturned.
Two: Know everything possible about the elements, the obstacles. Knowledge is power.
Three. Surround yourself with brilliant and honorable people.
Four. Unshakeable faith. Go so far as defiance. Refuse to accept limitations and mediocrity. I won't let anybody tell me I can't touch the stars because I just might get there. And I will surely never get there if I don't keep trying. - Author: Diana Nyad
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#146. Both of them were uncertain; both of them were trying as much as they could; both of them would doubt themselves, would progress and recede. But they would both keep trying, because they trusted the other, and because the other person was the only other person who would ever be worth such hardships, such difficulties, such insecurities and exposure. - Author: Hanya Yanagihara
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#147. 'Aeric!' Grayson exclaimed, with genuine delight. 'You're not dead yet?'

'Not yet,' Aeric replied, looking pleased with his continued viability. 'But I keep trying. And so do you, I hear!' - Author: L.S. Baird
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#148. I love to write. But it has never gotten any easier to do and you can't expect it to if you keep trying for something better than you can do. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#149. And yet, women keep trying. They put off the rent or the utilities to scrape together the $500 for a first-trimester abortion. They drive across whole states to get to a clinic and sleep in their cars because they can't afford a motel. They do not do this because they are careless sluts or because they hate babies or because they fail to see clearly what their alternatives are. They see the alternatives all too clearly. We live, as Ellen Willis wrote, in a society that is "actively hostile to women's ambitions for a better life. Under these conditions the unwillingly pregnant woman faces a terrifying loss of control over her fate." Abortion, wrote Willis, is an act of self-defense.5 - Author: Katha Pollitt
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#150. The first game was different but tonight we were just worried about getting ourselves back on track. It's another loss. We've got to keep going, keep trying to get out of this and win on Saturday. - Author: Dany Heatley
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#151. Because until you know what you want to be, other people are just going to keep trying to make you into something useful for them. - Author: Kameron Hurley
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#152. People who keep trying are more likely to succeed than those who give up. - Author: S.A.M. Posey
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#153. We all have a voice. Some a whisper, some a roar.

If you can roar, roar for others.

If you can only whisper, keep trying.
Every roar started small. - Author: M.L. Shanahan
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#154. Nobody knows the trouble we've seen-but we keep trying to tell them. - Author: Mignon McLaughlin
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#155. It is important to me to keep trying to push myself to try lots of new musical styles and approaches. To keep growing. It is my version of jumping out of planes. - Author: China Forbes
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#156. 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. - Author: Philippe Perrin
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#157. If we want to have a fighting chance at changing everything for the better, it's important we always remember to take care of one another. It's important that we keep showing up, offering solutions, and simply keep trying. - Author: Corey Wheeland
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#158. That girl she was trying to reach- she must have been running from something. She must have been someone special, for her friend to keep trying so hard. Too bad she was gone now. - Author: Nina LaCour
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#159. I have a personal motto that I live by, which is feel the fear and do it anyway. If you fail, you get up and you keep trying again. - Author: Tamara Mellon
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#160. Keep trying, especially at first. It can be very discouraging if your submissions keep being rejected by a publisher, but if your work is what people want to read, you should get there eventually! - Author: Robin Jarvis
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#161. Changing the world is like trying to straighten a dog's tail. However much you may try, you won't succeed. But although the tail won't straighten, if you keep trying every day, at least you will put on some muscle. Similarly, even though it is difficult to make a change, our effort to do so in itself brings positive results. It will help us change. Without waiting for others to change,if we change ourselves first, that will make a difference. Instead of worrying about results, focus on doing our best in what we are engaged in. - Author: Mata Amritanandamayi
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#162. Nothing is really broke, so it's not like I can fix it. I just have to keep trying to find what I'm looking for. - Author: Sarah Addison Allen
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#163. I don't play tennis to prove a point to anyone. I play for my country and myself. It's not changing what people say or think. It's about what I can do. If I feel I have the ability to achieve something and haven't used my potential to that end, I'll keep trying till I succeed. - Author: Sania Mirza
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#164. You gotta keep trying to find your niche and trying to fit into whatever slot that's left for you or to make one of your own. - Author: Dolly Parton
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#165. It just happens. Even when almost everyone who showed you how to do things showed you wrong, and screwed you up, and left; even when you have promised yourself fifteen different sets of sheets and in freight trains and on sidewalks, staring up at the stars, that you will do it different from all the people who have done it wrong and hurt you, still you do it the same. Still you do the same shit to everybody else that they have done to you. I know it must be possible to keep promises. There must be people who say things and mean then and who can make the words turn real. But I've never met one. I keep trying to be something I'm not even sure exists. I've promised myself so many times that I won't be like so many people, and I still do it anyway. I still make people cry, and laugh at them, and I know as soon as everyone really sees me they'll all leave again and I'll be left with the noise not being able to sleep. - Author: Jessica Blank
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#166. Mr. Kadam, something's been bothering me."
He teased, "Only one thing?"
I laughed. "For now. I've been wondering, did you ever really ask Mr. Davis to come with you to take care of Ren? I mean, what would you have done if he'd said yes and I'd said no?"
"I did ask him, just to keep up appearances, but I also suggested subtly to Mr. Maurizio that it might be in his best interest to persuade Mr. Davis not to go. In fact, I offered him more money if he would insist Mr. Davis stay with the circus. As far as what to do if you had turned us down, I suppose we would have had to make you a better offer and keep trying until we found one you couldn't refuse."
"What if I still said no? Would you have kidnapped me?"
Mr. Kadam laughed. "No. If our offer had still been turned down, my next step would have been to tell you the truth and hope you believed me."
"Whew, that's a relief."
"Then I would have kidnapped you." He chuckled at his joke and turned his attention back to our dinner.
"That's not very funny, Mr. Kadam."
"I couldn't resist. Sorry, Miss Kelsey. - Author: Colleen Houck
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#167. And if I were the president, I'd go out there and I'd emphasize the things I have done, and I'd say, 'Some things haven't worked, and I'm sorry about that, but I keep trying.' And I'm - and I think the president is a very viable candidate, and you're going to have a real horse race here no matter who the Republican nominee is. - Author: Michael Bloomberg
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#168. You're not going to be able to save her, you know. If you keep trying, she'll break your heart. - Author: Don Lee
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#169. Don't give up! Keep trying, your victory is certain. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#170. As an actor, I love being pushed. I love the feeling of, "Oh my god, I have to keep trying. What else is there to do?". - Author: Shiri Appleby
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#171. What a laugh, though. To think that one human being could ever really know another. You could get used to each other, get so habituated that you could speak their words right along with them, but you never knew why other people said what they said or did what they did, because they never even knew themselves. Nobody understands anybody.
And yet somehow we live together, mostly in peace, and get things done with a high enough success rate that people keep trying. Human beings get married and a lot of marriages work, and they have children and most of them grow up to be decent people, and they have schools and businesses and factories and farms that have results at some level of acceptability - all without having a clue what's going on inside anybody's head.
Muddling through, that's what human beings do.
that was the part of being human that Bean hated the most. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#172. Lincoln?" she asked.
"Yes?"
"Do you believe in love at first sight?"
He made himself look at her face, at her wide-open eyes and earnest forehead. At her unbearably sweet mouth.
"I don't know," he said. "Do you believe in love before that?"
Her breath caught in her throat like a sore hiccup.
And then it was too much to keep trying not to kiss her. - Author: Rainbow Rowell
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#173. I also know that not everyone will like what I do, and that there are many people who do love my work, and so I write for them, and for my own pleasure, and try not to brood too much over those who have different tastes. And I have written enough books now that I know the self-doubt and the anxiety are part of the creative process, and drive me to keep trying to do better, and keep me from becoming too cocksure about my writing, which is a form of creative death. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#174. Mars and my own stupidity keep trying to kill me. - Author: Andy Weir
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#175. I try to keeps things pretty light, try to make people laugh. I find it difficult to keep trying to promote myself. I know that's the whole point of it, to promote my music, but I like to use it to be funny and silly. - Author: Ingrid Michaelson
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#176. But please ... don't keep trying to fix us, Harper. We're not broken. - Author: Rachel Hawkins
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#177. We're all faced throughout our lives with agonizing decisions, moral choices. Some are on a grand scale, most of these choices are on lesser points. But we define ourselves by the choices we have made. We are, in fact, the sum total of our choices. Events unfold so unpredictably, so unfairly, Human happiness does not seem to be included in the design of creation. it is only we, with our capacity to love that give meaning to the indifferent universe. And yet, most human beings seem to have the ability to keep trying and even try to find joy from simple things, like their family, their work, and from the hope that future generations might understand more - Author: Woody Allen
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#178. My favorite job is the next one. It's such a gratifying experience getting to creatively keep trying something new and push things in a different direction. - Author: Roger Craig Smith
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#179. Good storytelling for me is not so much technical expertise, which I know is applauded often; it's actually freshness of approach. It does mean you sometimes stumble and fall and make a horrible mess of things in seeking that freshness, but you should always keep trying to do that. - Author: Danny Boyle
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#180. Love isn't measured in chances, Landen. When you love someone, there isn't a limit. As long as you keep trying, I will keep loving you. I don't know if I could stop. - Author: Caisey Quinn
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#181. With a defeat, when you lose, you get up, you make it better, you try again. That's what I do in life, when I get down, when I get sick, I don't want to just stop. I keep going and I try to do more. Everyone always says never give up but you really have to take that to heart and really do never definitely give up. Keep trying. - Author: Serena Williams
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#182. Sometimes the only way forward is to take a step back, you know?" Ellen said quietly. "Things happen, and if you can't change them, you just have to accept them…So, you stop, take stock, and then take another path. Sometimes just for a while, sometimes fir longer, and you keep trying until you find the path you want to be on for the rest of your life. Your true path. - Author: Beth Abott
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#183. Somethings don't always work out the way you plan. The main thing is to keep trying, do better next time, and deal with disappointment if it comes. - Author: Yogi Berra
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#184. The best ballplayer's the one who doesn't think he made good. He keeps trying to convince you. - Author: Casey Stengel
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#185. If the rules of a language are followed, words usually make sense. But these very rules can stir the impulse to rebel. We're obliged to keep trying to convey meaning through correct sentences. After a while, the good-soldier rigidity of polished prose can begin to seem dull, and it gets harder to resist the temptation of nonsense. - Author: Joanna Scott
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#186. I don't know what is the key to SUCCESS that's why i keep trying to find it. - Author: Glenda Radores
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#187. One day you'll notice something different and if you take advantage of that moment, you will be what you exactly needed to be. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#188. I keep trying to write a bad boy and they always come out nice. I don't see the appeal of someone who is going to demean me in some way. - Author: Julia Quinn
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#189. Sometimes those who overvalue their strengths are the most dangerous because they simply do not understand that they cannot win, so they keep trying. - Author: Kathleen Brooks
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#190. Okay. This is what the good guys do. They keep trying. They dont give up. Okay. - Author: Cormac McCarthy
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#191. I am slightly fascinated by the question of whether humanity is capable of change. I may have come to the conclusion that we're not, but we keep trying. - Author: Laura Marling
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#192. Never give up on your dream ... Perseverance is all important. If you don't have the desire and the belief in yourself to keep trying after you've been told you should quit, you'll never make it. - Author: Tawni O'Dell
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#193. You have failed,' they said.
'No, no, I am not yet finished.'
So they waited while I continued,
persistent, knowing life was ongoing.
Failure cannot roost in a soul that refuses to remain at rest. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#194. All I got to do is keep getting the most out of each one of my days and keep trying to be the best athlete I can become. - Author: Derrick Rose
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#195. 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. - Author: Mark Warner
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#196. We're here because I think all that time ago you fell off the horse. I think you had the breath knocked out of you, but no one made you get back on the horse. No one was there to tell you to keep trying, that it's not okay to be afraid of the sun. But it's not okay. I'm here to tell you to try again."
Livia paused to assess the impact of her words, but the mask hid Blake's expression. "Running won't stop me," she continued. "I'll keep finding you. I'll keep dragging you back here - right to this spot - until you can stand in the sun. With me. - Author: Debra Anastasia
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#197. People are trying so hard to live through their children. And the children keep trying so hard to live up to their parents, or live them down. Everybody's living through or for or against somebody else. It doesn't make too much sense, and it isn't working too well. - Author: Ross Macdonald
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#198. I want a long career in music, so you've gotta keep trying things out; it's gotta get progressively better. - Author: Gin Wigmore
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#199. No matter what I attempt, even if it's the most simple of tasks, it always ends in failure. Unfortunately, I find that my life is one big regret after another. Yet, after all these years, I still don't know when to give up. Is it my fault to keep trying when the results are always the same? Is it impossible for me to make things right? Even if I'd try to give up, I don't think I could. It's not in my nature to sumbit in the face of disappointment. In the end, I guess I'm just a glutton for punishment. I really am an idiot ... - Author: Katsura Hoshino
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#200. There's something in life that's a curtain, and I keep trying to raise it. - Author: Maxine Hong Kingston
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#201. The effort to try to feel happy is often precisely the thing that makes us miserable, - Author: Oliver Burkeman
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#202. Must I keep thinking about those other people, whatever I am doing? And if I want to laugh about something, should I stop myself quickly and feel ashamed that I am cheerful? Ought I then to cry the whole day long? No, that I can't do. Besides, in time this gloom will wear off. - Author: Anne Frank
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#203. People seem to be having these awesome sex lives and I'm just trying to find a life partner to go apple picking with. What's wrong with me? - Author: Mindy Kaling
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#204. Whatever you decide to keep hidden could implode later, with disastrous results. - Author: Joanne Guidoccio
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#205. Are we just going to keep having sex so we can avoid talking about what we need to talk about?"
Prophet pulled back and looked between Tom's legs.
"What?"
"Just checking to make sure you still have a dick."
"Same one that fucked you through the wall while you begged for it," Tom pointed out, and Prophet eyes grew heavy lidded with lust again. "You're so easy, Proph."
"For you. - Author: S.E. Jakes
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#206. The truth is that very few understand the truth about forgiveness. It is not the culprits who need to be forgiven; rather it is the victims, because they are the ones who cause all the trouble. If they were only less weak and careless, and more foresightful, and if they would keep from blundering into difficulties, think of all the sorrow in the world that would be spared.
I had a rage in my heart for many years, against Mary Whitney, and especially against Nancy Montgomery; against the two of them both, for letting themselves be done to death in the way that they did, and for leaving me behind with the full weight of it. For a long time I could not find it in me to pardon them. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#207. You have the moral courage to run a long way, in the rain, in the cold, if you have the strength to keep going until the end, to give it all you have and to reach your goal, then you're capable of writing a book. Never let fear or fatigue stop you. On the contrary: You should use them to help you keep going. - Author: Joel Dicker
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#208. Wait a minute,' I countered. 'Didn't you just tell me about all the strong women role models in your family, about how you were loud and have a big personality and didn't take shit?'
'I know,' she said. 'I think I didn't realize...' She paused, trying to reconcile the contradiction. 'I guess no one ever told me that the strong female image also applies to sex. - Author: Peggy Orenstein
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#209. Try to decide how good your hand is at a given moment. Nothing else matters. Nothing. - Author: Doyle Brunson
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#210. If you try to write something that's memorable, you'll never get it. Sometimes it's the way the actor says the words that make it memorable. - Author: Cameron Crowe
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#211. Scan your subject for things that are clearly impossible. After all, paint isn't magic! If you see that certain elements in the subject are beyond the limits of your pigments, try to form an idea beforehand of how you are going to handle those areas when you get to them. - Author: Richard Schmid
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#212. I think the main thing, don't you, is to keep the show on the road. - Author: Elizabeth Bowen
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#213. I want to keep working with the best, keep going and be a better actor each time I go and dive into something. - Author: Taylor Kitsch
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#214. When your way doesn't work, don't be disheartened. You must be willing to try another way. A closed door doesn't mean you have been cut off permanently. It is a challenge, an obstacle, a tool to be used. - Author: Iyanla Vanzant
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#215. The joke is this impersonal possession. It doesn't have anyone's signature. It was given to me - but you didn't make it up; it was in my custody, and I chose to pass it on, keep it going. It isn't about any of us. It doesn't describe you or me. It has a life of its own.
It goes off - like a pop, like a laugh, a sneeze; like an orgasm; like a little explosion, an overflow. Its telling says, I am here. - Author: Susan Sontag
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#216. I'll use any means necessary -- any f*cking violence I want --in order to keep you safe. Do you understand me, Eve? This isn't bloody negotiable. I will f*cking kill if it means it'll keep you safe. - Author: Elizabeth Hoyt
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#217. I'm not a masochist. I don't want to be hurt. Or injured. Just... pushed. I want that sort of... effacement, I guess... where my rationality is dissolved by sensation, emotion, adrenaline, all that. Like when you bike or run, and you think you've hit the wall and have to stop because your lungs don't seem to be able to suck in enough air, your heart is pounding so hard it hurts, and your legs feel soft, like you're just going to fall down. But you keep going, and after a while, it's almost like floating. Like you're apart from your body, but at the same time you feel, hear, see everything with this unfamiliar intensity. Or when you eat too much chili pepper or wasabe, and you feel your body respond, it's not a thought process. Your veins throb, you sweat, there's a weird euphoria. And there's pain, too. You can't stop it. You just have to wait for it to pass, and while you do, you, your reality is subsumed in the... transcendence of the pain.

Krylov, Varian (2008-05-19). Abduction (Kindle Locations 9214-9221). eXcessica. Kindle Edition. - Author: Krylov Varian 20080519 . Abduction
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#218. Why do we keep focusing on the minutiae, not the possible significant large events, in spite of the obvious evidence of their huge influence? - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#219. Life is a book.
Keep writing your book. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#220. The handsome young fellow who's trying to rescue you from a hideous fate is never wrong. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#221. You will find it less easy to unroot faults than to choke them by gaining virtues. Do not think of your faults, still less of others faults; in every person who comes near you look for what is good and strong; honor that; rejoice in it and as you can, try to imitate it; and your faults will drop off like dead leaves when their time comes. - Author: John Ruskin
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#222. The most important thing for small businesses is getting the economy back on its feet. That - the key driver of small business activity is demand for their product, and that is what we are trying to do, getting the economy back on its feet. That's far more important than other factors. - Author: Peter Orszag
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#223. I learned early to keep death in my line of sight, keep it under surveillance, keep it on cleared ground and away from any brush where it might coil unnoticed. - Author: Joan Didion
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#224. Every time it starts to get cool, I mean in the middle of autim, I start gettin nutty ideas like I was thinkin about what was forein and diffrent, like for exsample how I'd like to turn into a swallow and get away and fly to countrys where it gets hot, or be an ant so's I could get deep into a cave and eat the stuff I stored away durin the summer or be a snake like what they got in the zoO, the ones they keep lockt up in glass cages thats heated so's they don't get stiff from the cold, which is what happens to poor human beans who cant buy no close cause the price is to high, and cant keep warm cause theys no keroseen, no coal, no wood, no fule oil and besides theys no loot, cause when you go around with bocoo bread you can go into any bar and get some sneaky pete that can be real warmin, even tho it aint good to overdo it cause if you overdos it it gets to be a bad habbit and bad habbits is bad for your body just like they is for youre selfrespeck, and when you start goin downhill cause your actin bad in everythin, they aint nobody or nothin can stop you from endin up a stinkin piece of human garbidge and they never gone give you a hand to haul you up outen the dirty muck you rollin around in, not even if you was a eaglE when you was young and could fly up and over the highest hills, but when you get old you like a highflyin bomber thats lost its moral engines and fall down outen the sky. I jes hope what I been writin down hear do somebody some good so he take a good look at - Author: Julio Cortazar
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#225. (The needs of rich leftists are that they want to look like they are on the side of the poor, but they also want to keep their money.) - Author: John Pepple
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#226. I don't have any desire to retire in the sense of not doing anything. As long as the Lord gives me strength I want to keep writing and keep preaching. - Author: Max Lucado
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#227. Bruce Wayne: I know. You keep thinking, If only I had done something differently. If only I could have...warned them. But there isn't anything you could have done. There isn't anything either of us could have done.

Dick Grayson: Your mom and dad? Does the hurt ever go away?

Bruce Wayne: I wish I could say yes. But it will get better in time. For you. That I promise. - Author: Bill Finger
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#228. It's funny how God will just keep using you, and our motto around our family forever has been, 'Just let Him use you.' - Author: Kim Fields
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#229. Is that how he sees it? He knows how much his death will hurt us, so he must be under the impression that by staying alive he'll eventually hurt us even more. Maybe we should pretend we've stopped caring what he does. Say, "We've given up on you, Abel. You don't matter." Well, that would gratify him, our failling in line with what he has been telling us for months. How do we get around that? How do we persuade him that he's entitled to cause pain and, what's more, that he has a responsibility to bear the pain that he causes?

If only I could say, "You're worthy of your own life," and make him believe me. Too late. Too late. He seems completely enraptured now by the idea of no longer existing. I think he imagines the space he'll vacate, the actually physical space, and there we'll be, his parents and I, waving our hands around trying to find him, but at least we won't come up against any resistance. There won't be anything to collide with, only air. - Author: Barbara Gowdy
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#230. A high school student shouldn't smoke cigarettes. You can't comfort someone with money either. And fooling around with someone's feelings ... Trying out someone when you're not even interested. That's something you deserve to get hit for. - Author: Cheon Eunbi
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#231. I do not find that I grow any older. Being arrived at seventy, and considering that by traveling further in the same road I should probably be led to the grave, I stopped short, turned about, and walked back again; which having done these four years, you may now call me sixty-six. Advise those old friends of ours to follow my example; keep up your spirits, and that will keep up your bodies. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#232. I mean that's something we're very conscious of when writing. Tempos are very important. Like "Oh we can't play the song too fast because people aren't going to feel it." There's a pulse to a song. You can't play it too slow. We're always trying to find the perfect tempo. - Author: Tony Palermo
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#233. I was planning to study more, but it's a struggle with so many opportunities for film and trying to get better through studying. No matter what, I want to be making more movies. - Author: Zhu Zhu
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#234. Ethan chuckled and pulled his child close. "However, it might be nice if you gave your Uncle Satan blue skin tomorrow. He would love that."
The gasps in the room were hilarious. My Vampyre was evil to the core ... I bit my lip to keep from screaming or laughing. Satan would look awesome as a Smurf. I needed to make sure my phone was charged so I could get some good blackmail shots. - Author: Robyn Peterman
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#235. From my friend, Brig. General Ezell Ware, Jr., CA Nat'l Guard, Dec.
Keep on going till you get there, then keep going. - Author: Tracey Richardson
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#236. I am trying now to be entirely honest. I did actually comfort in the thought that the Devil had, on Strawless Common, defeated God. I much preferred that thought to the thought that God hadn't cared, hadn't helped Robin. I thought all the way back to the story of Eden. God, all-loving, all-wise, had surely wanted people to be happy and healthy and good; it was the Devil who spoiled it all ... and since so many people were miserable and sickly and bad the Devil must indeed by very powerful. The lifeless, voiceless thing, lately a singing boy, which they had cut down and put under a sack in the barn to await an unhallowed cross-road grave seemed to me to prove the power of the Devil.
Lady Alice Rowhedge - Author: Norah Lofts
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#237. Be the change you're trying to create - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#238. But the truth is it's hard for me to know what I really think about any of the stuff I've written. It's always tempting to sit back and make finger-steeples and invent impressive sounding theoretical justifications for what one does, but in my case most of it'd be horseshit. As time passes I get less and less nuts about anything I've published, and it gets harder to know for sure when its antagonistic elements are in there because they serve a useful purpose and when their just covert manifestations of this "look-at-me-please-love-me-I-hate you" syndrome I still sometimes catch myself falling into. Anyway, but what I think I meant by "antagonize" or "aggravate" has to do with the stuff in the TV essay about the younger writer trying to struggle against the cultural hegemony of TV. One thing TV does is help us deny that we're lonely. With televised images, we can have the facsimile of a relationship without the work of a real relationship. It's an anesthesia of "form." The interesting thing is why we're so desperate for this anesthetic against loneliness. You don't have to think very hard to realize that our dread of both relationships and loneliness, both of which are like sub-dreads of our dread of being trapped inside a self (a psychic self, not just a physical self), has to do with angst about death, the recognition that I'm going to die, and die very much alone, and the rest of the world is going to go merrily on without me. I'm not sure I could give you a steeple-fingere - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#239. They rushed to move it forward, uh, and then a lawsuit was filed and we spent many months litigating, rather than trying to come up with legislation and move forward on that front. - Author: Tom Udall
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#240. My teammates, they keep you focused. - Author: Torrey Smith
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#241. Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly. - Author: Franz Kafka
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#242. To have ye with me again--to talk wi' you--to know I can say anything, not guard my words or hide my thoughts--God, Sassenach," he said, "the Lord knows I am lust-crazed as a lad, and I canna keep my hands from you--or anything else--"he added, wryly," but I would count that all well lost, had I no more than the pleasure of havin' ye by me, and to tell ye all my heart." ....
"So tell me all your heart,"I said. "If there's time. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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