Quotes containing word "trying"

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Sell also: stressful, try

Definitions and meanings of word "trying"

• Adj: hard to endure; example: "fell upon trying times"

• Adj: extremely irritating to the nerves; examples: "nerve-racking noise", "the stressful days before a war", "a trying day at the office"

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Tim Tebow
3 quotes about trying
American Athlete
Born Friday 14 August 1987
Ludacris
6 quotes about trying
American Actor, Musician
Born Saturday 11 September 1976
Bootsy Collins
4 quotes about trying
American Writer, Musician, Songwriter
Born Friday 26 October 1951
Kevin Spacey
4 quotes about trying
American Actor
Born Sunday 26 July 1959
Charlie Kaufman
5 quotes about trying
American Writer, Producer, Director
Born Saturday 1 November 1958
Marco Rubio
5 quotes about trying
American Politician, Speaker
Born Friday 28 May 1971
Norah Jones
4 quotes about trying
American Writer, Actress, Musician, Songwriter
Born Friday 30 March 1979
Todd McFarlane
4 quotes about trying
Canadian Writer, Artist, Cartoonist, Designer
Born Thursday 16 March 1961
Luke Wilson
2 quotes about trying
American Actor
Born Tuesday 21 September 1971
Sean Lennon
5 quotes about trying
American Writer, Actor, Musician, Songwriter
Born Thursday 9 October 1975
George Strait
4 quotes about trying
American Critic, Actor, Musician, Producer
Born Sunday 18 May 1952
Mos Def
5 quotes about trying
American Actor, Musician
Born Tuesday 11 December 1973

Especially with a comedy, you've got the clear cut goal of trying to make a scene funny. It's not like drama where you're trying to achieve some kind of emotion or trying to further the story along. You're trying to figure out what's the funniest way to do something.

Luke Wilson

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Most people come out of their Ph.D. experience trying to prove themselves, trying to get ahead, trying to get published. You're scared everybody else is going to do your research and get your topic.

Bernice Johnson Reagon

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You know, I think, I think the Palestinians are trying to get away without negotiating. They're trying to get a state to continue the conflict with Israel rather than to end it. They're trying to basically detour around peace negotiations by going to the U.N. and have the automatic majority in the U.N. General Assembly give them, give them a state.

Benjamin Netanyahu

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I'm not out there trying to get press for myself nor am I trying to convince anybody that I'm living any kind of a life. I'm actually trying to convince people: I don't want you to know what I'm living, because it's none of your business.

Kevin Spacey

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On the show, we are not trying to get people to eat their vegetables; we are not trying to get people to become Democrats. We are basically trying to encourage people to get involved with public life so that politics isn't left to the wealthy and privileged.

Martin Sheen

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I have so many things to work on, and so many ways that I fail. But that's what grace is all about. and I constantly wake up every morning trying to get better, trying to improve, trying to walk closer to God.

Tim Tebow

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And that's the great thing about living the Christian life and trying to live by faith, is you're trying to get better every day. You're trying to improve.

Tim Tebow

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Sometimes you can press a little bit and you're trying to do too much and you're trying too hard. You want to win so bad and you want to help the team so badly that you end up trying too much instead of letting the play come to you.

Ed Belfour

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Everybody is just at the start of this huge process of trying to unravel what's going on with the 4,400, where they've been and why they're back and what they're trying to do with us in the present. And we're trying to work out what messages they're sending us.

Jacqueline McKenzie

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I'm trying to have my own thing, and I don't know if it's even possible. I didn't realize so many people actually think I'm trying to be like my dad. I read comments like 'She's no Elvis.' I'm not trying to be. I never set out to be.

Lisa Marie Presley

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I wasn't trying to work out my own ancestry. I was trying to get people to feel slavery. I was trying to get across the kind of emotional and psychological stones that slavery threw at people.

Octavia Butler

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I am trying to walk a tightrope; trying to keep the DJ community happy while trying to spread the message about dance music to more people. That is the mission that I am on.

David Guetta

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In theater and dance, I was trying to win someone's approval, trying to get in, trying to be good. It felt out of my control, whereas music suddenly felt like this free expression. It was fun.

Susanna Hoffs

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When I was trying to impress Kate I was trying to cook these amazing fancy dinners and what would happen was I would burn something, something would overspill, something would catch on fire and she would be sitting in the background trying to help, and basically taking control of the whole situation, so I was quite glad she was there at the time.

Prince William

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When I was coming up, we weren't trying to get a hit or get paid, we were just trying to do our thing. The only thing we were really trying to do was to be recognized for our originality.

Bootsy Collins

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I was trying to take the band in a direction that I thought was appropriate, and Roth was trying to take the band in more of a Las Vegas direction. And there he is.

Eddie Van Halen

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A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction.

Graham Greene

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I love women. I'm trying to do beautiful things with them. I'm not trying to insult them. My life is not about that.

Calvin Klein

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Part of my growing up was always trying to make my parents proud and always trying to keep them happy. I think part of what held them together was my involvement in sports.

Jeff Garcia

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Every bit of me is devoted to love and art. And I aspire to try to be a teacher to my young fans who feel just like I felt when I was younger. I just felt like a freak. I guess what I'm trying to say is I'm trying to liberate them, I want to free them of their fears and make them feel that they can make their own space in the world.

Lady Gaga

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