Quotation Explorer - 'Tries'

The state is that great fiction by which everyone tries to live at the expense of everyone else. - Frédéric Bastiat
Morality exists in the neurons as a natural sensation. Religion only tries to codify it. - Abhijit Naskar
When someone tries to make life miserable for you, remember, they are fighting a losing battle with themselves. - Amitav Chowdhury
Anyone who tries to put fear in a heart, has lost their heart to fear. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
She leaves my side and heads deeper intothe apartment singing, —if the spirit tries to hide, its temple far away… acopper for those they ask, a diamond for those who stay. - Nathan Reese Maher
The bustle in a houseThe morning after deathIs solemnest of industriesEnacted upon earth,--The sweeping up the heart,And putting love awayWe shall not want to use againUntil eternity - Emily Dickinson
When one person of whole nation fails to achieve his set goals, it influence the whole country.. That is why most of the countries are victim of terrorism, theft, snatching and etcetera - Faisal Nawaz Maitlo
Change occurs when one becomes what he is, not when he tries to become what he is not. - Arnold Beisser
I have the distinction of speaking to you from one of the few countries that still has a communist party. - Dennis Miller
In countries where all the crooked politicians wear pin-striped suits, the best people are bare-assed. - Paul Theroux
I have decided to take on the biggest in my opinion challenge facing Christianity today. Which unfortunately is largely seen in the African continent and other developing countries. This challenge is ignorance! - Sunday Adelaja
Fear tries to get us to give up but faith takes us all the way through to victory - Joyce Meyer
My continuing passion is to explore strange industries, to acquire new knowledge and ask many questions, to boldly learn something I did not know before. - Boripat Lebel
I don't think someone's worth can be measured by the number of cities he visited, the number of countries he traveled to or the number of seas and oceans he crossed.One can be a traveler even by simply going to the end of the street. - Laure Lacornette
For a true writer each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try for something that has never been done or that others have tried and failed. Then sometimes, with great luck, he will succeed. - Ernest Hemingway
Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them. - Publilius Syrus
I believe that for Nigeria and other third world countries to truly become developed, we must change the culture and attitude of our people towards work - Sunday Adelaja
England and America are two countries separated by a common language. - George Bernard Shaw
Hindustan had become free. Pakistan had become independent soon after its inception but man was still slave in both these countries -- slave of prejudice slave of religious fanaticism slave of barbarity and inhumanity. - Saadat Hasan Manto
she tries to envision spaceeven with her eyes open - Anna Jae
What is left of us? No countries, no cultures, no wars but still no peace. What’s at our core, then? What’s still squirming in our bones when everything else is stripped? - Isaac Marion
If the Internal enemy of hatred is not tamed, when one tries to tame external enemies, they increase. Therefore, it is a practice of the wise to tame themselves by means of the forces of love and compassion. - Bodhisattva Tokmay Sangpo
The most revolutionary aspect of the Protestant teaching however, is the fact that the Protestants began to look for ways and means to serve God better through inventions, discoveries, researches, sciences, factories, industries, etc. - Sunday Adelaja
A good listener tries to understand what the other person is saying. In the end he may disagree sharply, but because he disagrees, he wants to know exactly what it is he is disagreeing with.
Anyone who tries to improve the lives of animals invariably comes in for criticism from those who believe such efforts are misplaced in a world of suffering humanity. - Jane Goodall
If anybody tries to penetrate the past with the knife of the present will always act in vain. The past is invulnerable. Such attempts can only cause the present or the future to bleed." - Gregor Brand - Simon Schwartz
A poet is a blind optimist.The world is against him formany reasons. But thepoet persists. He believesthat he is on the right track,no matter what any of his fellow men say. In hiseternal search for truth, thepoet is alone.He tries to be timeless in a society built on time. - Jack Kerouac
Some fool aims to go to heaven; some clever knows that there isn’t any; and some intelligent tries to create one with his own effort! Be intelligent! - Mehmet Murat ildan
That there are men in all countries who get their living by war, and by keeping up the quarrels of Nations is as shocking as it is true... - Thomas Paine
No matter how powerful, countries cannot rule the whole world. The world is ruled by brains, by justice, by morals and by fairness. - Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
England and America are two countries seperated by the same language. - George Bernard Shaw
How much longer are we going to think it necessary to be ''American'' before (or in contradistinction to) being cultivated, being enlightened, being humane, and having the same intellectual discipline as other civilized countries? - Edith Wharton
[...] rationalism is a form of intellectual bigotry which, in thinking about reality, tries to take it into account as little as possible. - José Ortega y Gasset
An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but tries to be just as charming as if she weren't. - Sacha Guitry
The first day or so we all pointed to our countries. The third or fourth day we were pointing to our continents. By the fifth day, we were aware of only one Earth. - Sultan bin Salman Al-Saud
Whoever educates himself and improves his own morals & character is superior to the man who tries to teach & train others. - Hazrat Ali ibn Abu-Talib
History has taught us that the idea of superpower is for a political maniac to design the art of control over other countries. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an iron curtain has descended across the Continent. - Sir Winston Churchill
There are two great rules of life, the one general and the other particular. The first is that everyone can in the end, get what he wants, if he only tries. That is the general rule. The particular rule is that every individual is, more or less, an exception to the rule. - Samuel Butler
He tries to find the exit from himself but there is no door. - Dejan Stojanovic
America...just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable - Hunter S. Thompson
Atheists say that religion is like wearing shackles. Religion sets forth laws that govern how we act, and countries set forth laws that govern how we act. Yet only one is like wearing shackles. - S.G
Never let anyone belittle your efforts to better yourself. Let them stand back or stand aside, but you move forward no matter who tries to stop you. - Toni Sorenson
Faith and reason are indeed complementary faculties that we use to think about the truth. When any winged creature (or mechanism) tries to fly on just one wing, it falls to the ground. In a similar way, when we human beings try to wing it with just one faculty, we crash. - Scott Hahn
When the Church tries to embody the rule of God in the forms of earthly power it may achieve that power, but it is no longer a sign of the kingdom. - Lesslie Newbigin
As a nation, develop your wealth of virtues and watch yourself live better than most countries who brag themselves in their virtues of natural wealth - Sunday Adelaja
Art is sort of an experimental station in which one tries out living - John Cage
Consumers are what’s going to change the world, not necessarily industries or governments, - Horace Luke
I’ve only been to jail a few times, but in several different countries, at that. No, I've only been to jail a few times. But I still claim the ability to write a "serious" novel. - Roman Payne
When one writer tries to silence another, he silences every writer-and in the end he also silences himself. - David Leavitt
I CAN'T GO ON! I FEEL LIKE NONE OF MY EMOTIONAL WOUNDS CAN HEAL! AS SOON AS IT TRIES TO HEAL, IT SHATTERS AGAIN! I CAN'T HEAL! - Shine
A well-thought-out story doesn’t need to resemble real life. Life itself tries with all its might to resemble a well-crafted story. - Isaac Babel
Have you ever been hurt and the place tries to heal a bit, and you just pull the scar off of it over and over again. - Rosa Parks
The budget is like a mythical bean bag. Congress votes mythicals beans into it, then reaches in and tries to pull real ones out.
Nobody think about that broken heart... life goes on, broken heart never join together but it tries very hard to get joined again. That;swhy may be it said "Heart is like a mirror, if its broken can never be joined. - Shahid Islam
When a writer tries to explain too much, he's out of time before he begins. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
single universe, many planets,many continents, and many countries, my country Nigeria will never be like others. - Hamzatribah
The level of Personal Responsibility in developed countries is averagely much higher than is seen in developing nations. - Sunday Adelaja
There are million countries which we will visit together. - Christine Minasian
A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.
Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries.
A writer tries to express those thoughts, which are inexpressible, with beauty and love. - Debasish Mridha
Resentment generates hate; love tries to understand. - Debasish Mridha
In the developed countries there is a poverty of intimacy, a poverty of spirit, of loneliness, of lack of love. There is no greater sickness in the world today than that one. - Mother Teresa
A passport, as I'm sure you know, is a document that one shows to government officials whenever one reaches a border between two countries, so that the official can learn who you are, where you were born, and how you look when photographed unflatteringly. - Lemony Snicket
America's one of the finest countries anyone ever stole. - Bobcat Goldthwaite
[Kagura is doing laundry and tries to wring out Kyou's shirt causing it to rip in two ]Kyo Sohma: Tell me what I think just happened didn't just happen Kagura: My love !Kyo Sohma: My shirt! - Natsuki Takaya
When we try to slow things down, it tries to run ahead of us. When we try to fast forward it, it holds us back. Einstein was probably right about it, time IS elastic. One pull at it and it will snap back onto you. - Saptarshi Majumder
Most countries have only few honest politicians and this is just like having a body with only few good organs functioning! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A humble man rises to great heights and an arrogant man falls deep into the pit he tries to dig for others. - Amit Abraham
countries who have a longer past are better able see further forward into the future and think about extending the time period that they've already been around into the distant future. - Hal Hershfield
As long as there exist stupid people supporting stupid governments in their countries, people living in those countries will continue fluttering badly in the cesspool created by this utter foolishness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The inmost spirit of poetry, in other words, is at bottom, in every recorded case, the voice of pain and the physical body, so to speak, of poetry, is the treatment by which the poet tries to reconcile that pain with the world. - Ted Hughes
Any pitcher who throws at a batter and deliberately tries to hit him is a communist.
No one knows what he can do until he tries. - Publilius Syrus
Not everyone is violent in a violence infected country or society. In those countries and societies many parents unknowingly teach their children hatred and violence. - Debasish Mridha
If one tries to navigate unknown waters one runs the risk of shipwreck - Albert Einstein
The good poet sticks to his real loves, to see within the realm of possibility. He never tries to hold hands with God or the human race.
A leader first tries to listen, then tries to understand, then creates a common vision and then together takes action for the realization. - Debasish Mridha
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries. - James A. Michener
No sight better expresses the politics of aid, the dynamics of the West and the developing countries, than the image of children, happy or in need. - Zia Haider Rahman
The very term ‘public utility’ is an absurd one. Every good is useful ‘to the public,’ and almost every good may be considered ‘necessary.’ Any designation of a few industries as ‘public utilities’ is completely arbitrary and unjustified. - Murray N. Rothbard
No two countries that both had McDonald's had fought a war against each other since each got its McDonald's - Thomas L. Friedman
So much barbarism, however, still remains in the transactions of most civilized nations, that almost all independent countries choose to assert their nationality by having, to their inconvenience and that of their neighbors, a peculiar currency of their own. - John Stuart Mill
Why is propaganda so much more successful when it stirs up hatred than when it tries to stir up friendly feeling? - Bertrand Russell
When the world says that values are different nowadays - under the definition of freedom, it tries to convince you that GOD doesn't know what he is talking about - Farid F. Ibrahim
When your past tries to haunt you tell it you don’t believe in ghosts. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A good pastor knows how to trust people and how to give them authority to fulfill all kinds of tasks. He tries to make himself unnoticed and unnecessary. Don’t be indispensable! - Pastor Adelaja Sunday
Latter-day scepticism is fond of calling itself progressive; but scepticism is really reactionary. Scepticism goes back; it attempts to unsettle what has already been settled. Instead of trying to break up new fields with its plough, it simply tries to break up the plough. - G.K. Chesterton
There are many countries but few nations. We are committed to building Nigeria into a most desirable nation to live - Fela Durotoye
The difference between the poet and the mathematician is that the poet tries to get his head into the heavens while the mathematician tries to get the heavens into his head. - G.K. Chesterton
The psychology of adultery has been falsified by conventional morals, which assume, in monogamous countries, that attraction to one person cannot coexist with affection for another. Everybody knows that this is untrue. - Bertrand Russel
Poverty only tries men's souls. It is loneliness that breaks the heart. - Sam Rayburn
Collective violence has flowed regularly out of the central political processes of western countries... The oppressed have struck in the name of justice, the privileged in the name of order, the in-between in the name of fear. - Charles Tilly
With large industries throwing out the factory model as counterproductive, it is long past time for schools to do the same. I wonder how many adults would do well at dealing with different job requirements and a different boss every 47 minutes. - Susan Ohanian
A truly equal world would be one where women ran half our countries and companies and men ran half our homes. I believe that this would be a better world. - Sheryl Sandberg
The future is an opaque mirror. Anyone who tries to look into it sees nothing but the dim outlines of an old and worried face. - Jim Bishop
Be like stars; when darkness tries to stop you from shining, shine all the more. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We Americans live in a nation where the medical-care system is second to none in the world, unless you count maybe 25 or 30 little scuzzball countries like Scotland that we could vaporize in seconds if we felt like it. - Dave Barry
We divided ourselves among caste, creed, culture and countries but what is undivided remains most valuable: a mere smile and the love. - Santosh Kalwar
When we heed God's Word, we are rejecting how the world tries to disciple us. - Matt Chandler
Character consists of what you do on the third and forth tries.
In a country where people are afraid of criticizing the government, many things must be going horrible! In such countries people must know that a society of cowards will always be remembered as a society of honourless people! - Mehmet Murat ildan
England and America are two countries separated by the same language. - George Bernard Shaw
...the beautiful in nature is like a spark flashing momentarily and disappearing as soon as one tries to get hold of it. - Theodor Adorno
When someone tries to make you happy, that is a true sign of love. - Debasish Mridha
Writing has nothing to do with meaning. It has to do with landsurveying and cartography, including the mapping of countries yet to come. - Gilles Deleuze
The greatest act of domestic terrorism in the history of the USA is currently in process and the culprits are the energy, electrical, electronics and wireless radiation industries. - Steven Magee
Almost none of the poetries I admire stick to their labels, native or adopted ones. Rather, they are vagrant in their identifications. Tramp poets, there you go, a new label for those with unstable allegiances. - C.D. Wright
You're thinking of Europe as Germany and France, I don't. I think that's old Europe. You look at vast numbers of other countries in Europe. They're not with France and Germany on this. They're with the United States.
When a traveller returneth home, let him not leave the countries where he hath travelled altogether behind him.
Fulfilling our destiny and realizing our potential all begins in our mind. That's why the devil tries to bombard our thinking. - Christine Caine
A free and prosperous society has no fear of anyone entering it. But a welfare state is scared to death of every poor person who tries to get in and every rich person who tries to get out. - Harry Browne
Art is a house that tries to be haunted. - Emily Dickinson
If the militarily most powerful and least threatened states need nuclear weapons for their security, how can one deny such security to countries that are truly insecure? The present nuclear policy is a recipe for proliferation. It is a policy for disaster. - Joseph Rotblat
Sometimes I get the feeling the whole world is against me, but deep down I know that's not true. Some smaller countries are neutral. - Robert Orben
The only way to know the answer is by asking questions. Religion tries to suppress the questions asking (curiosity) because it can threaten its own existence. The truth is out there, go ask for it! - Saurabh Gupta Earth5R
Capitalism tries for a delicate balance: It attempts to work things out so that everyone gets just enough stuff to keep them from getting violent and trying to take other people’s stuff. - George Carlin
It is not improbable that in hot countries, monkeys may have enslaved girls. - Voltaire
Literature tries to express the intricate inner beauties of life. Philosophy tries to explain the intricate inner beauties and conflicts of thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
All ministries, therefore, must be subjected to this test—if they do not glorify Christ, they are not of the Holy Spirit. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Anger is the fire of ego which tries to burn the beauties of heart and soul. - Debasish Mridha
The difference between a moral person and a person of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, made out of weakness and tries to make amends with their life when they find the opportunity to say they are sorry is lost. - Shannon L. Alder
They spent days, nights, weeks and months talking, never accepting the fact that, good or bad, an idea only exists when someone tries to put it into practice - Paulo Coelho
Peace between countries must rest on the solid foundation of love between individuals. - Mahatma Gandhi
I asked tom if countries always apologize when they had done wrong, and he says, 'Yes, the little one does.' - Mark Twain
It sure does, Ben, it definitely does...this is definite...it specifically clearly, unequivocally says that Russia and other countries will enter into war and God will destroy Russia through earthquakes, volcanoes... - Pat Robertson
In expressing love we belong among the undeveloped countries. - Saul Bellow
No one knows what he can do till he tries. - Publilius Syrus
A leader is someone who steps back from the entire system and tries to build a more collaborative, more innovative system that will work over the long term.
Most of our imports come from other countries. - George W. Bush
The woman is the home. That's where she used to be, and that's where she still is. You might ask me, What if a man tries to be part of the home -- will the woman let him? I answer yes. Because the he becomes one of the children. - Marguerite Duras
Be true to the writer within you; tell the story you're dying to tell in exactly the way you wish to tell it, and don't trust anyone who tries to sway you otherwise. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it. - George Bernard Shaw
It had been agreed between them that lighted candles at wayside inns, in strange countries amid mountain scenery, gave the evening meal a peculiar poetry. - Henry James
The political Greeders mindset wastes resources that could transform the future of tens of millions of people and the destinies of the countries.We need to rethink Leadership and politics. - Tony Dovale
Anybody who tries to change society without first examining the family, is trying to push a shadow without moving a statue. - Stefan Molyneux
I’m not going, he said. He held up the Third key like a weapon. Sensing his mood, it grew longer and sharper, till he was holding a trident as long as he was tall... And anyone who tries to make me is going to suffer. Twice, added the voice under the table. - Garth Nix
For the wise have always known that no one can make much of his life until self-searching has become a regular habit, until he is able to admit and accept what he finds, and until he patiently and persistently tries to correct what is wrong. - Bill W.
We are pushed towards eternal silence from the moment we are born. So when sadness tries to stifle us, we must not give in. We must keep whispering. - Shaun Hick
It's a shame that we have to choose between two such second-rate countries as the USSR and the USA. - Jorge Luis Borges
At heart, women are creatures of darkness all the time. - Robert Aickman, Ringing the Changes, Dark Entries
It is the artist who tries to gradually accustom people to the possibilities of a better state of things. - C.A. Dawson Scott
All we cared about was dividends. Well, we can't do business that way today. We have learned that what's best for the countries we operate in is best for the company. Maybe we can't make the people love us, but we will make ourselves so useful to them that they will want us to stay. - Sam Zemurray
Educating hearts precedes educating minds.Investment in children precedes investment in the future. .'Despite of our different languages ,countries & religions ,we all share the same humanity'.- - Fida Qutob
The plan, a memory of the future, tries on reality to see if it fits. - Laurence Gonzales
Of course, it is very important to be sober when you take an exam. Many worthwhile careers in the street- cleansing, fruit-picking and subway-guitar-playing industries have been founded on a lack of understanding of this simple fact. - Terry Pratchett
We are a pluralist civilisation because we allow mosques to be built in our countries, and we are not going to stop simply because Christian missionaries are thrown into prison in Kabul. If we did so, we, too, would become Taliban. - Umberto Eco
lIf someone tries to steal your watch, by all means fight them off. If someone sues you for your watch, hand it over and be glad you got away so lightly. - John Mortimer
Sometimes I help him out and sometimes he helps me out, and sometimes he tries to push me through the wall. (Dark City Lights) - Parnell Hall
Any man who tries to excite class hatred, sectional hate, hate of creeds, any kind of hatred in our community, though he may affect to do it in the interest of the class he is addressing, is in the long run with absolute certainly that class's own worst enemy. - Theodore Roosevelt
Let a crown be placed thereon, by which the world may know, that so far as we approve of monarcy, that in America the law is King. For as in absolute governments the King is law, so in free countries the law ought to be King; and there ought to be no other. - Thomas Paine
Life tries you at a time whether you want to follow your dreams or you want to fulfill your desires!No doubts path to the dreams is tough one and tiresome yet more valuable. - raja shakeel mushtaque
No religion, No race, No countries, Today we are human. - Sixeye
Everybody tries to find the purpose for their life in hopes thst one more day is justified. But once you truly see, the very reason why you're breathing becomes so much more than getting by. - MercyMe
He is beginning to master wisdom when he tries to learn how not to try. - Paul Brunton
September tries its best to have us forget summer. - Bern Williams
It is not the best for us to lay embago on the industries that produce temptations. What we need to do is to compete, overcome and dominate the market with the products of our endurance. No battles we face, no crown will we win. No temptations exist, no conquerors are known. - Israelmore Ayivor
I once dreamt of being a writer, to have my words known by many from many countries; this dream i dreamt came true...so why cant your dream come true too? Rayvon L Browne does not believe in the word cant - Rayvon L Browne - Rayvon L. Browne
Only a fool lights a fire and tries to hide at the same time. - Matshona Dhliwayo
With courage you take on gracefully anything that tries to stop you. To have courage means to be brave and take on what ever challenges you - Angie karan
Management tries to manage problems; leadership tries to overcome the problems. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
I believe that feminism has become a political movement that seeks to obtain unlimited rights for woman without corresponding responsibilities via the suppression of feminism.Under my definition, helping oppressed women in other countries falls outside the scope of the movement's interests. - Mike Adams
The family trees of all of us, of whatever origin or trait, must meet and merge into one genetic tree of all humanity by the time they have spread into our ancestries for about 50 generations. - Guy Murchie
Every time someone tries to prevent a war from beginning...people get killed. - Captain America - The Avengers...The Age of Ultron
Up till recently 75% of all inventions from the time of the industrial revolution is credited to the countries where Protestant ethics were taught - Sunday Adelaja
It is to these two discoveries by that we owe the exactness of modern astronomy. .... This double service assures to their discoverer the most distinguished place (after Hipparchus and Kepler) above the greatest astronomers of all ages and all countries. Jean-Baptiste Joseph Delambre - Bradley
When the head tries to rule the heart, emotion poisons it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tries, and a touch that never hurts. - Charles Dickens
Passion stimulates you, love intoxicates you, marriage sobers you, and parenthood tries you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Adversity tries You Before it tries the rest - Irfan ishaq
Trust remains the coin of the realm in politics. A President who is trusted, by the people, by the congress, by the press, by foreign countries, is a President who can get a lot of good things done. - David Gergen
Ordinary people merely think how they shall 'spend' their time; a man of talent tries to 'use' it. - Arthur Schopenhauer
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration. - Pearl S. Buck
Own only what you can carry with you; know language, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag. - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Anyone who tries to sell some brand of wisdom or enlightenment is a charlatan. - Marty Rubin
The internet can be many things, of course. Too often it's a cesspool of distraction, a place we indulge in the modern sport of snark and schandenfrende, building the case for our own bigotries, where we mock and thereby dismiss the suggering of others. - Strayed, Cheryl
Oppose vigorously any tendency to sadness ... You must persevere. By means of sorrow the enemy tries to make us weary of good works, but if he sees that we don't give them up and that being done in spite of his opposition they have become very meritorious, he will stop troubling us. - Francis de Sales
In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite. - Paul Dirac
The mud of this body-complex (pudgal - that which charges and disharges) is such that the harder one tries to get out, the deeper and deeper he sinks into it. - Dada Bhagwan
A winner is not someone who wins. It's someone who tries and isn't afraid to lose. - Nusrat Sultana
Being democratic is not enough, a majority cannot turn what is wrong into right. In order to be considered truly free, countries must also have a deep love of liberty and an abiding respect for the rule of law. - Margaret Thatcher
Critic, n. A person who boasts himself hard to please because nobody tries to please him. - Ambrose Bierce
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