We shall never achieve harmony with land, any more than we shall achieve absolute justice or liberty for people. In these higher aspirations, the important thing is not to achieve but to strive.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow.
If you trust before you try, you may repent before you die.
Try and fail, but don't fail to try.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized - and never knowing
People are ridiculous only when they try or seem to be that which they are not
Supposing you have tried and failed again and again. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call Failure is not the falling down, but the staying down.
When I'm on stage, I'm trying to do one thing: bring people joy. Just like church does. People don't go to church to find trouble, they go there to lose it.
The more obstinately you try to learn how to shoot the arrow for the sake of hitting the goal, the less you will succeed in the one and the further the other will recede
There'll come a time when all of us must leave here, then nothing sister Mary can do Will keep me here with you. As nothing in this life that I've been trying could equal or surpass the art of dying. Do you believe me?
You can't always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you might find, you get what you need
In order to go on living one must try to escape the death involved in perfectionism.
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that lost by not trying.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.
I try to be the same person I was yesterday.
The what should be never did exist, but people keep trying to live up to it. There is no what should be, there is only what is.
Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme. Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of all actions.
Once you attempt legislation upon religious grounds, you open the way for every kind of intolerance and religious persecution
There is only one duty, only one safe course, and that is to try to be right.
If at first you do succeed, try something harder
For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business.
Trying the way we do every time we look in a mirror to figure out exactly who that person is.
Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
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