If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.— Maya Angelou
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The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.
The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Hell must be a pretty swell spot, because the guys that invented religion have sure been trying hard to keep everybody else out.
The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.
We never fail when we try to do our duty, we always fail when we neglect to do it.
Show me a man who has never made a mistake, and I will show you one who has never tried anything.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
In the 70s, GEORGE CLINTON and PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC and EARTH WIND & FIRE, we were very serious about our music and who we were trying to touch. I think that's why the music of the 70s has not died - because it has a rejuvenating quality to it.
I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.
Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.
A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.
Everything will eventually come to an end, So try to savor the moment, cause time flies, don't it? The beauty of life, you gotta make it last for the better, Cause nothin' lasts forever.
If you can be the best, then why not try to be the best?
Crocodiles are easy. They try to kill and eat you. People are harder. Sometimes they pretend to be your friend first.
Children have real understanding only of that which they invent themselves, and each time that we try to teach them too quickly, we keep them from reinventing it themselves.
It is pointless trying to know where the way leads.
Think only about your first step, the rest will come.
Whatever is destined not to happen will not happen, try as you may.
Whatever is destined to happen will happen, do what you may to prevent it. This is certain. The best course, therefore, is to remain silent.
Education, for most people, means trying to lead the child to resemble the typical adult of his society . . . but for me and no one else, education means making creators. . . . You have to make inventors, innovators...not conformists
The idiot who invented instant grits also thought of frozen fried chicken, and they ought to lock him up before he tries to freeze-dry collards.
Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do.
Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong.
I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure - which is: Try to please everybody.
Love is such a powerful force. It's there for everyone to embrace-that kind of unconditional love for all of humankind. That is the kind of love that impels people to go into the community and try to change conditions for others, to take risks for what they believe in.
The most important thing in life is to dare.
The most complicated thing in life is to be afraid. The smartest thing in the world is to try to be a moral person.
Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give.
I want to keep improving, continue to help my teammates improve, make my teammates look good. Continue bringing something new to the game, never getting completely content and always trying to get better.
Gloom and despondency have never defeated adversity.
Trying times need courage and resilience. Our strength as a people is not tested during the best of times.
Apart from values and ethics which I have tried to live by, the legacy I would like to leave behind is a very simple one - that I have always stood up for what I consider to be the right thing, and I have tried to be as fair and equitable as I could be.