Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors.

Try to be better than yourself.

It is not worth the bother of killing yourself, since you always kill yourself too late.

Eccentric doesn't bother me. 'Eccentric' being a poetic interpretation of a mathematical term meaning something that doesn't follow the lines - that's okay.

Don't bother about being modern. Unfortunately it is the one thing that, whatever you do, you cannot avoid.

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Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with.

Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at, with originality, which they should never bother about.

An overburdened, over-stretched executive is the best executive, because he or she doesn't have the time to meddle, to deal in trivia, to bother people

To bother about the best method of accomplishing an accidental result.

It doesn't bother meThat less than brimming is my cup.

Today is crowned with great success!Look at me! I'm up!My first blessing of the day:I'm up!I'm up, and I'm sober;And if nothing of the good happensFor the rest of the day,Before I put my head on a pillow tonight,I can say,'Thank you God, for those two blessings.'

The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure for it is occupation.

Petty things don't bother me as much as they used to.

I think the sensitivity that you need to create certain things sometimes would spill over into things that shouldn't have bothered me.

People always come up to me and say that my smoking is bothering them... Well, it's killing me!

The make up took about an hour to put on, but the wig was a thing that bothered me more than anything else.

If you can't be bothered to work on Saturday, don't bother to come in on Sunday.

But if I keep my core and back strong, the scoliosis doesn't really bother me.

A true poet does not bother to be poetical. Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses.

The tragedy of modern man is not that he knows less and less about the meaning of his own life, but that it bothers him less and less.

Still and all, why bother? Here's my answer.

Many people need desperately to receive this message: I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone.

Middle Age is that perplexing time of life when we hear two voices calling us, one saying, "Why not?" and the other, "Why bother?"

If people think I am gay, yeah, hey that doesn't bother me.

Not at all. What would people think? To me I am such a heterosexual guy. It doesn't even, I don't even think about it.

If you're going to read this, don't bother.

It doesn't bother me that people are stupid. I'm not stupid.

I've been in the struggle over seventy years - it doesn't bother me I may not win.

When rock came along the lyrics and melodies became less important and it bothered me to think that perhaps they might not regain the value they have to music - they are music.

Middle Age is that perplexing time of life when we hear two voices calling us, one saying, Why not? and the other, Why bother?

Familiar things happen, and mankind does not bother about them.

It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.

I live now on borrowed time, waiting in the anteroom for the summons that will inevitably come. And then - I go on to the next thing, whatever it is. One doesn't luckily have to bother about that.

If you don't know how to die, don't worry;

Nature will tell you what to do on the spot, fully and adequately. She will do this job perfectly for you; don't bother your head about it.

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can reach.

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries and predecessors; try to be better than yourself.

You have to know exactly what you want out of your career.

If you want to be a star, you don't bother with other things.

The real thing is not the goal, the real thing is the beauty of the movement.

The real thing is not reaching, the real thing is the journey. Remember, the real thing is the journey, the very traveling. It is so beautiful, why bother about the goal? And if you are too bothered about the goal, you will miss the journey, and the journey is life - the goal can only be death.

No girl who is going to marry need bother to win a college degree;

she just naturally becomes a Master of Arts and a Doctor of Philosophy after catering to an ordinary man for a few years.

There are always women who will take men on their own terms.

If I were a man I wouldn't bother to change while there are women like that around.

If we can't figure something out in three weeks, we probably shouldn't bother.

I have a new method of poetry. All you got to do is look over your notebooks... or lay down on a couch, and think of anything that comes into your head, especially the miseries. Then arrange in lines of two, three or four words each, don't bother about sentences, in sections of two, three or four lines each.

When a woman wants a man and lusts after him, the lover need not bother to conjure up opportunities, for she will find more in an hour than we men could think of in a century.

Show me a man who cannot bother to do little things and I'll show you a man who cannot be trusted to do big things.

The usual approach of science of constructing a mathematical model cannot answer the questions of why there should be a universe for the model to describe. Why does the universe go to all the bother of existing?

I live now on borrowed time, waiting in the anteroom for the summons that will inevitably come. And then - I go on to the next thing, whatever it is. One doesn't, luckily, have to bother about that.

No, the only things which do not bother me are the elements.

I can overcome them without a fight. All one has to do to get the best of the elements is to stand pat and one will win.

I wanted a woman who had the body and the power of a real pilot.

I interviewed hundreds of woman, but Jessica just seemed perfect for the part. I couldn't get her out of my head. I continued to bother her and she finally gave in.

Maybe some people thought I was 'safe' so they didn't really bothered to vote for me at all.

Passion is the thing that sustains you in acting.

If you're doing it for fame and money, don't even bother because it will never happen. The last thing I ever expected was to be paid for this.

I don't get bothered by people saying what they say.

I'm a happy person and I'm happy with my looks. I'm not an insecure person. I believe if somebody chooses plastic surgery it should be for themselves, not for anyone else.

A movie star is someone people look at and go, 'I want to be like that person'.

There's the responsibility of desire. It's not something I'm interested in trying. I would fail miserably at it, so why even bother?

There's no way to eloquently put this.

I just can't go to the mall. It bothers me that I can't be outside very often. And also to not ever be just 'some girl' again. Just being some chick at some place, that's gone.

Yeah, I like causing trouble. It's the teddy boy in me. I used to be a teddy boy. Feeling slightly inferior and wanting to cause a bit of bother and get some action going on in the room rather than get bored stiff.

You have injuries that bother you when you're not playing. When that horn blows, you don't feel it.

I am one of 40 grandchildren. What bothers me about the whole trust-fund thing is that it sort of presumes that everything is handed to you. And if there is one thing about my family that I do identify with, it is that everyone is extremely hardworking.