If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again.— William Edward Hickson
Uplifting No Point In Trying quotations
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Then quit. There's no point in being a damn fool about it.
If at first you don't succeed, try hard work.
Stop trying to calm the storm. Calm yourself, the storm will pass.
If at first you don't succeed, try management.
I've reached a point in life where it's no longer necessary to try to impress.
If they like me the way I am, that's good. If they don't, that's too bad.
In modelling, there is no point in trying to prove you have a brain, so why even bother? I'd sooner save the energy for something more meaningful.
No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress. You're still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.
The heart is the place where we live our passions.
It is frail and easily broken, but wonderfully resilient. There is no point in trying to deceive the heart. It depends upon our honesty for its survival.
When faced by any loss, there’s no point in trying to recover what has been, it’s best to take advantage of the large space that opens up before us and fill it with something new.
I did point out that I have no prophetic gifts.
I write books because I tried to do something more useful and failed. Since I've been trained to write, I do that as a defense against total despair. And seeing people like you, who are actively engaged in trying to salvage pieces of our wrecked lives, gives me hope that after all we are not alone.
One of the most important decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder.
Sometimes I go out disguised, but people still recognize me, so I find there is no point in even trying. It would be nice to get away from it, from time to time, but the fact is, there is no place on earth where I can go unrecognized.
Above all, in order to gain respect, you need to be true to yourself.
There is no point in trying to be brutal if it's not in your nature; there is no point in trying to be suave and sophisticated if it doesn't come naturally.
No one is perfect. Even the most confident people have insecurities. At some point in of our lives, we may feel we lack something. That is reality. We must try to live as per our capability.
A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres... No matter what life throws at them.
There is no point in trying to remember your dreams .
.. There is only the unspeakable joy of eavesdropping on your spirit, catching tiny glimpses of its independent life, resting for a moment in its wisdom, puzzling, laughing sometimes, over what it's up to, what it makes of you.
There is no limit to childishness, if a person starts attacking the other one, they just strike back. Your weak point? Secret? They won't avoid it, and instead try to hurt you with it. So the reason you're fighting is totally lost. They'll just start thinking about how to hurt the other person most, so much that they'll cry out in pain.
Is photography an art? There is no point in trying to find out if it is an art.
Art is old-fashioned. We need something else.
I lost myself trying to please everyone else. Now I'm losing everyone while I'm finding myself.
There's no point in being scared of just trying.
There's no point putting your heart and soul into a part when you know in advance it isn't worth the trouble. I'm not speaking as a dedicated actress. Enthusiasm and hard work are requisites for any job a person undertakes. I tried working just for money once and it made me almost physically ill.
Guess what? I have flaws. What are they? Oh I donno, I sing in the shower? Sometimes I spend too much time volunteering. Occasionally I'll hit somebody with my car. So sue me-- no, don't sue me. That is opposite the point I'm trying to make.
Any fool can know. The point is to understand.
The moment passes. There is no point in regretting irreversible decisions—one has to live with them, and we try.
Adventure! People talked about the idea as if it were something worthwhile, rather than a mess of bad food, no sleep and strange people inexplicably trying to stick pointed objects in bits of you.
No shame in saying that I felt a loneliness drifting through me.
Funny how it was, everyone perched in their own little world with the deep need to talk, each person with their own tale, beginning in some strange middle point, then trying so hard to tell it all, to have it all make sense, logical and final.
To be yourself in a world that in constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
If you have grasped the purpose of life there is no point in trying to make life into something it is not or cannot be.
We try to get the best performance out of the artists.
There is no point in saying to them, 'You're useless.'
You can't stop everything from happening.
But we've gotten to a point where we're certainly trying. If a car doesn't have four hundred air bags in it, then it's no good.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
This is what we call smart power. Using every possible tool and partner to advance peace and security. Leaving no one on the sidelines. Showing respect even for one's enemies. Trying to understand, in so far as psychologically possible, empathize with their perspective and point of view. Helping to define the problems, determine the solutions.
I tried to assimilate and mix myself in with everybody, but I still stood out because of my mannerisms, the way I spoke, my interests, the way I walked, all those things that make us stand out in a crowd. Then I got to a point where I stopped caring, because people were calling me names no matter what, so I thought I might as well just do what I wanted to do.
The whole straight talk thing, which John McCain kind of turned into a slogan at one point in one of his presidential campaigns, what that is, is a symptom of somebody who has no time for messing around. Because he`s trying to get stuff done constantly.
Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn't shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Don't allow others to control the direction of your life. Don't allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence.
My father was very political. But he told me, "Be very careful when you get into politics, because there's no black and white. There's an in-between in everything. So look at that side, don't take one point, because then you are negating half of the other people. Try to find the logic on a problem, something that you believe, and take the position that you believe, but be very careful about it." So I was very well trained in that aspect.
I've always played down the drama in my films.
In my main scenes, there's never an opportunity for an actor to let go of everything he's got inside. I always try to tone down the acting, because my stories demand it, to the point where I might change a script so that an actor has no opportunity to come out well.
You should love something while you have it, love it fully and without reservation, even if you know you'll lose it someday. We lose everything. If you're trying to avoid loss, there's no point in taking another breath, or letting your heart beat one more time. It all ends...That's all life is. Breathing in, breathing out. The space between two breaths.
I tried to be normal once. Worst to minutes of my life.
No matter what is going on around or within you, everything at some point must change. It's harder to accept when things are great - and a source of strength when change is what you need. Either way, it reminds me to try my best to be fully present in every moment.
I'd been living out of a suitcase since I was 17 years old, and it just got to the point where it was ridiculous. Besides, it was really hurting everything I was trying to do in music; to feel so consistently homeless was no way to endure touring and stress.
I guess I am trying to get the point across that all of us are in need of salvation; that we are dead in our spirits and minds and need the grace that has been offered-no matter how good we think we are.
In terms of putting the cast together, no problems.
You know, the only problem always is just price-point. Our ambitions as we get older, all of us, is to try and do more.
Years ago I read an interview with Paula Fox in which she said that in writing, truth is just as important as story. Reading that interview was the first time I really understood that there's no point in trying to impress people with my cleverness when I can just try to write honestly about what matters most to me.