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A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.
Pope John XXIII
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
You must accept that you might fail; then, if you do your best and still don't win, at least you can be satisfied that you've tried. If you don't accept failure as a possibility, you don't set high goals, you don't branch out, you don't try - you don't take the risk.
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
I'm happy being myself, which I've never been before. I always hid in other people, or tried to find myself through the characters, or live out their lives, but I didn't have those things in mine.
Real estate investing, even on a very small scale, remains a tried and true means of building an individual's cash flow and wealth.
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
I thank God for my failures. Maybe not at the time but after some reflection. I never feel like a failure just because something I tried has failed.
I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do it well; whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself completely; in great aims and in small I have always thoroughly been in earnest.
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.
If I pass away one day, I am happy because I tried to do my best. My sport allowed me to do so much because it's the biggest sport in the world.
Well, I think we tried very hard not to be overconfident, because when you get overconfident, that's when something snaps up and bites you.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John D. Rockefeller
Like the old soldier of the ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the light to see that duty. Goodbye.
I never wanted to be like other blues singers. I might like hearing them play, but I've never wanted to be anyone other than myself. There are a few people that I've wished I could play like, but when I tried, it didn't work.
B. B. King
You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else.
Mathematicians have tried in vain to this day to discover some order in the sequence of prime numbers, and we have reason to believe that it is a mystery into which the human mind will never penetrate.
I tried being reasonable, I didn't like it.
I have never tried to compare myself to anyone else.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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