Quotes by attempt

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  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    I attempt an arduous task; but there is no worth in that which is not a difficult achievement.
  • Heywood Broun
    Heywood Broun
    American Journalist, Novelist 1888-1939
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    The most prolific period of pessimism comes at twenty-one or thereabouts, when the first attempt is made to translate dreams into reality.
  • Bernard Crick
    Bernard Crick
    British political theorist 1929-2008
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    A politics of vengeance is not politics. Revenge is a recklessness towards the future in a vain attempt to make the present abolish a suffering which is already past.
    Source: In Defence Of Politics Ch. 4, A Defence Of Politics Against Nationalism,
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    An attempt at visualizing the Fourth Dimension: Take a point, stretch it into a line, curl it into a circle, twist it into a sphere, and punch through the sphere.
  • Derek Walcott
    Derek Walcott
    Saint Lucian poet and playwright, winner Nobel Prize in Literature 1930-2017
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    Any serious attempt to try to do something worthwhile is ritualistic.
  • Andy Goldsworthy
    Andy Goldsworthy
    British sculptor, photographer and environmentalist 1956-
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    As with all my work, whether it's a leaf on a rock or ice on a rock, I'm trying to get beneath the surface appearance of things. Working the surface of a stone is an attempt to understand the internal energy of the stone.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
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    Asset managers have different approaches, and I don't wish to suggest there is only one way to run money. There are many ways one can attempt to reduce risk, improve performance, lower drawdowns and reduce volatility.
  • Baltasar Gracián
    Baltasar Gracián
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
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    Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy; in the one case that confidence may not fall asleep, in the other that it may not be dismayed.
  • John Haggai
    John Haggai
    American evangelist 1924-
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    Attempt something so impossible that unless God is in it, it's doomed to failure.
  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
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    Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds.
  • Ann Coulter
    Ann Coulter
    American far-right media pundit and author 1961-
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    Clinton's attempt to socialize healthcare was the second most disgusting thing he did in the oval office. I can't remember was the first thing was.
  • Bill Blass
    Bill Blass
    American fashion designer 1922-2002
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    Each individual piece is a calculated attempt to entice women to add to their wardrobe.
  • Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking
    English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
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    Equations are just the boring part of mathematics. I attempt to see things in terms of geometry.
    Source: Stephen Hawking: A Biography (2005) by Kristine Larsen
  • Amelia Barr
    Amelia Barr
    British novelist and teacher 1831-1919
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    Events that are predestined require but little management. They manage themselves. They slip into place while we sleep, and suddenly we are aware that the thing we fear to attempt, is already accomplished.
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