86+ Best Trying Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Trying is to attempt to do something. Profoundly inspirational trying quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Trying Quotes

The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time. Jack London

Great things happen to those who don’t stop believing, trying, learning, and being grateful. Roy T. Bennett

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. Robert F. Kennedy

I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying. Michael Jordan

We try so hard to hide everything we’re really feeling from those who probably need to know our true feelings the most. People try to bottle up their emotions, as if it’s somehow wrong to have natural reactions to life. Colleen Hoover

If you’re trying to create a company, it’s like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion. Elon Musk

The one who falls and gets up is stronger than the one who never tried. Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying. Roy T. Bennett

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. B. F. Skinner

Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it. Tina Fey

If you’re not cheating, you’re not trying. Eddie Guerrero

But you cant shut everyone out. I mean you have to have someone to love someone to hold on to someone. Hubert Selby Jr.

It’s a never ending battle of making your cars better and also trying to be better yourself. Dale Earnhardt

Each mistake teaches you something new about yourself. There is no failure, remember, except in no longer trying. It is the courage to continue that counts. Chris Bradford

Right now I am trying to be in a place of calm, a place where I can chill out and then handle the chaos of life better. You don’t just get it overnight; you have to work at it. It’s a daily struggle. Jackee Harry

Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today. Tim Fargo

I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love. Marilyn Monroe

It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. Franklin D. Roosevelt

The thing is that love gives us a ringside seat on somebody else’s flaws, so of course you’re gonna spot some things that kinda need to be mentioned. But often the romantic view is to say, If you loved me, you wouldn’t criticise me. Actually, true love is often about trying to teach someone how to be the best version of themselves. Alain de Botton

Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. George E. Woodberry

I intend to live forever, or die trying. Groucho Marx

It will get easier each time, I think. I hope. I just have to keep trying. Jenny han

I spent a lot of years trying to outrun or outsmart vulnerability by making things certain and definite, black and white, good and bad. My inability to lean into the discomfort of vulnerability limited the fullness of those important experiences that are wrought with uncertainty Love, belonging, trust, joy, and creativity to name a few. Brene Brown

Disappointment is really just a term for our refusal to look on the bright side. Richelle E. Goodrich

I’m not trying to be sexy. It’s just my way of expressing myself when I move around. Elvis Presley

Trying is always enough. Patricia Briggs

Adolescents are not monsters. They are just people trying to learn how to make it among the adults in the world, who are probably not so sure themselves. Virginia Satir

There is no try. There is only do. John Green

I’m just trying to stay within myself every day and keep going. Cody Bellinger

Everyone tried with me. And everytime, it felt like the whole point of life was to see if trying was ever enough. David Levithan

A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well. Jeff Bezos

Maybe the hardest part of life is just having the courage to try. Rachel Hollis

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. Dale Carnegie

When people keep telling you that you can’t do a thing, you kind of like to try it. Margaret Chase Smith

Don’t let fear or insecurity stop you from trying new things. Believe in yourself. Do what you love. And most importantly, be kind to others, even if you don’t like them. Stacy London

There’s doubt in trying. Just do it or stop thinking. Toba Beta

Wearing a turtleneck is like being strangled by a really weak guy, all day. Wearing a backpack and a turtleneck is like a weak midget trying to bring you down. Mitch Hedberg

Nothing is as irritating to a shy man as a confident girl. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Survival can be summed up in three words never give up. That’s the heart of it really. Just keep trying. Bear Grylls

Trying too hard to be too good, even when trying to be bad, is too good for the bad, too bad for the good. Dejan Stojanovic

There is no failure except in no longer trying. Elbert Hubbard

Maybe the future is like rowing for shore. Your only choice is to try or give up. Kristen Chandler

I’m trying as hard as I can to keep pushing the boundaries of what a woman is capable of doing. And it turns out there’s a lot we can do. There’s a lot we can speak about. Rita Moreno

There is no state of being called trying. John Yokoyama

I’m hungry for knowledge. The whole thing is to learn every day, to get brighter and brighter. That’s what this world is about. You look at someone like Gandhi, and he glowed. Martin Luther King glowed. Muhammad Ali glows. I think that’s from being bright all the time, and trying to be brighter. Jay Z

He tries to find the exit from himself but there is no door. Dejan Stojanovic

Nothing brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable people in society. It is a goal and an essential part of my life a kind of destiny. Whoever is in distress can call on me. I will come running wherever they are. Princess Diana

What do you suppose is the use of a child without any meaning? Even a joke should have some meaning and a child’s more imporant than a joke, I hope. You couldn’t deny that, even if you tried with both hands. Lewis Carroll

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something. Neil Gaiman

A scientist doesn’t know all the answers. Nobody does, not even teachers. But a scientist keeps on trying to find the answers. Oliver Butterworth

A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. Douglas Adams

Try again; you have millions of alternatives. Fill yourself with the bullets of hope and you will kill failure with one shot. Israelmore Ayivor

The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it. Terry Pratchett

The more I try the more I am scorned. Novala Takemoto

If you’re you, it doesn’t matter if you’re the most boring person in the world someone will like you. You’re not trying to be anyone else. Lil Uzi

He tried. That’s the big thing. He tried to do the best he could with what God gave him. He should get a nice raise for trying so hard. Kurt Vonnegut

Vert Hell, there are no rules here  we’re trying to accomplish something. Thomas A. Edison

I don’t so much mind looking back on having lost the election, or having been denied a role in the play, or having had my novel repeatedly rejected, or having been turned down for a date, or recalling laughter at my expense when I attempted some silly challenge.  Those things simply prove that I lived life.  What I do mind, however, is looking back on the lost opportunities where imagined concerns kept me from even trying lose or win.  I’ve learned that there is no regret in a brave attempt, only in cowering to fear. Richelle E. Goodrich

If you begin to understand what you are without trying to change it, then what you are undergoes a transformation. Jiddu Krishnamurti

Never stop dreaming, never stop believing, never give up, never stop trying, and never stop learning. Roy Bennett

Rejection is a common occurrence. Learning that early and often will help you build up the tolerance and resistance to keep going and keep trying. Kevin Feige

Keep trying until you find Mr.Right. Perhaps you have to think it through before you even look for Mr. Maybe. Mark Mason

Without the element of enjoyment, it is not worth trying to excel at anything. Magnus Carlsen

Imperfection keeps me trying, and I won’t stop even if I do achieve it. Nabil N. Jamal

If you love your work, you’ll be out there every day trying to do it the best you possibly can, and pretty soon everybody around will catch the passion from you like a fever. Sam Walton

You try again. You fail better. Gabrielle Zevin

The glory is being happy. The glory is not winning here or winning there. The glory is enjoying practicing, enjoy every day, enjoying to work hard, trying to be a better player than before. Rafael Nadal

You live once exactly you should try everything that you never had try. Pēteris Bitāns

The most important thing, in anything you do, is always trying your hardest, because even if you try your hardest and it’s not as good as you’d hoped, you still have that sense of not letting yourself down. Tom Holland

Still we shall have to try, said Frodo. It’s no worse than I expected. I never hoped to get across. I can’t see any hope of it now. But I’ve still got to do the best I can. J.R.R. Tolkien

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save. Will Rogers

If you fail a hundred times you will see that you are more successful than most of the people in this world. Anuj Jasani

We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent. Barack Obama

I will never give up trying, but will you ever give up believing? Anthony T. Hincks

People sometimes turn out to be almost the opposite of how they present. It isn’t because they’re trying to fool you or because they’re hypocrites. It’s because they badly want to be that thing, and so they’ll try to be it. Mary Gaitskill

I’m good but not good enough, which is worse than simply being bad. It is almost. The difference between being there when it happens and stepping out just in time to see it on the news. Still, I can’t help feeling that in the closest arm of the multiverse, there is a version of me that is fatter and happier, smiling in my studio, paint behind my ears. Raven Leilani

Going to the woods is going home, for I suppose we came from the woods originally. But in some of nature’s forests, the adventurous traveler seems a feeble, unwelcome creature; wild beasts and the weather trying to kill him, the rank, tangled vegetation, armed with spears and stinging needles, barring his way and making life a hard struggle. John Muir

President Trump was trying to do election fraud in the end. Steven Magee

We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle. Winston Churchill

The first step in winning is the willingness to try. Frank Sonnenberg

I’ve been a bad boy trying to be a good man my whole life. Jimmy Snuka

Hard Work is a Divine Symbol that represents you! Don’t let it go waste for Unethical Behaviours! If you have it in you, prove it but prove it where it’s worth Trying! Somya Kedia

War is cruelty. There is no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over. William Tecumseh Sherman

In actuality, trying is better than doing because it indicates that you are attempting things hard enough to fail. Criss Jami

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