Trying To Make It Work Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 78 Quotes About Trying To Make It Work

#1. When I work on something I'm not excited about or not as proud of it as I'd like to be, then I try to work even harder to make the next one and address those insecurities, I tackle insecurities rather than run from them. - Author: David Gordon Green
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#2. Trying to make certain things on the Internet totally private unless you subscribe. It's not going to work. If you can figure out how to close something down, somebody can figure out how to open it up. That's art. - Author: Lawrence Weiner
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#3. To spend your time trying to make your body flawless is to waste your time. Even if it appears to match some externalized ideals of perfection for a moment, your physical self will wrinkle and age. Work on your mind. Work on your legacy. - Author: Vironika Tugaleva
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#4. Sometimes the way comes later, when I'm not working or thinking about it at all. When stories don't work, you try to convince yourself that all of that time and energy wasn't wasted, that it will make you a better writer, if nothing else. - Author: Mary J. Miller
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#5. I'm not exceptionally fast or overly powerful. But I have a good work ethic, and I make up for it by using technique and trying to be smarter. - Author: Dot Richardson
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#6. Over and over, people try to design systems that make tomorrow's work easy. But when tomorrow comes it turns out they didn't quite understand tomorrow's work, and they actually made it harder. - Author: Ward Cunningham
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#7. Stop trying to make me feel better," Sophia ordered. "It won't work. I'm determined to be angry and guilty about this for at least another two days, and then again when I'm punching your corpse. - Author: Alexandra Bracken
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#8. It's getting harder to make decisions to just want to do something to work ... I'm trying to find things that are extremely challenging or mean something to me deeply. - Author: Angelina Jolie
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#9. My work is about making candy for the eyes. It's about grabbing your attention. Even though my work is appearing in magazines I am trying to make a large picture. I want my photographs to read like a poster. - Author: David LaChapelle
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#10. I am interested in giving the reader true vertigo. I look to deteriorating consciousness as our inevitable condition and I am trying to make it work the same way I did with my juvenile mind - that is, to imagine how we are suffering. To record it being actual and then virtual. - Author: Tony Burgess
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#11. All I can do is try to do the best work I can. I need to work, I like to work ... although I complain about it, but I do like it - and I just need to make the best film I can. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#12. We work our whole lives trying to get rich so we can impress the world with our fancy houses and cars, but in the end it doesn't matter how much money we make. What matters most are the choices we make, and unfortunately I made some very bad choices. - Author: J.S. Bailey
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#13. No one ever sits you down at age eight and says, 'Aminatta, this is what's happened so far.' You have to work it out for yourself, and by the time you do, it's ancient history to many of the players. We're trying to make sense of the past, so we start to excavate our memories. - Author: Aminatta Forna
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#14. I think the writers give us different people to work with, different situation scenarios to be in and there's always that fun balance of, you know, trying to keep it light and, you know, light-hearted and put in the comedy while trying to make it into drama. - Author: Hayden Panettiere
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#15. I wanted to write a film and I thought the best way to do so was to train myself within the field ... It was just like a cycle of people trying to make it, not making it, doing extra work, and it was pretty depressing in the end. - Author: Michelle Rodriguez
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#16. The important thing to remember, if you are trying something that is an innovation, is not to think too much about it. Because if you take too long, by the time you get there, the world will have changed. You take a risk, and if it doesn't work, you make a change. We are not betting our lives on it. - Author: Sandro Veronesi
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#17. I try to make what I have written tighter, stronger and more precise, eliminating every element that's not doing useful work. Then I go over it once more, reading it aloud, and am always amazed at how much clutter can still be cut. - Author: William Zinsser
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#18. I have known tragedy, extreme physical difficulty, and the frustration of just trying to make my life "work." I was in an abyss so deep that I wondered if I could ever get out of it. - Author: Karen Henson Jones
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#19. You can make five massive hits in a row and still not get cast by the directors you want to work with, doing little movies. There are no guarantees. I'm trying to sign up and do movies that I'll be proud of, if it's my last one. That's how I think about it. - Author: Robert Pattinson
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#20. All of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is this gap. For the first couple years you make stuff, it's just not that good. It's trying to be good, it has potential, but it's not. But your taste, the thing that got you into the game, is still killer. - Author: Ira Glass
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#21. My children love everything that sparkles. My boys just go with everything and make it their own, but my daughter is a little upset because she is 9 and I only go to 5, so sometimes she squeezes herself into a five, and she is trying to make that work because she wants to wear it, too. - Author: Heidi Klum
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#22. Every movie I make I find kind of excruciating. I get a lot back from it, but I feel like I'm kind of always working at the edge of my ability. I guess that's what I'm looking for when I go to work. I am trying to become the edge. - Author: Michelle Williams
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#23. I started Linux because I wanted to see it on the desktop ... I do hope that the desktop people would try to work together ... and work more on the technology than trying to make the login screen look really nice. - Author: Linus Torvalds
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#24. What I try to do is make sure that the directors I'm working with are on the same page and want to do the same kind of films. You can really protect yourself as an actor if you work with really good people. It can hide a lot of flaws along the way. - Author: George Clooney
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#25. I'm just trying to make up for lost times, and I have total awareness that when the work is coming it doesn't mean it's going to continue to come, so I'm taking advantage of this phenomenal period that I'm in now, to its fullest. - Author: Ron Perlman
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#26. The way I see it is that I grew up with a good set of values, but it was never too strict. I was always encouraged to be a free-thinking individual. I spent the first five years out of high school trying to make it work in Eau Claire, then I had to leave because there wasn't enough going on in town. - Author: Justin Vernon
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#27. One quick sidebar on this topic - don't waste any more time trying to make your web pages work for browsers that don't support HTML5 - it's self-defeating and can, in many instances actually harm your position in SERP's. - Author: Michalis Kotzakolios
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#28. What you try to do, as an actor, is just make it work somehow. - Author: Giles Matthey
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#29. Often, architects work too hard trying to make their buildings look different. It's like we're actors let loose on a stage, all speaking our parts at the same time in our own private languages without an audience. - Author: David Chipperfield
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#30. That is one of the reasons one enjoys acting. Now and again, you get scenes where you work with somebody really good and you have a good time trying to make it really work and really work well. - Author: Albert Finney
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#31. Once I have something that I think I can work with, then I'll go in and make it on the computer. I'll try to recapture the sound that I had in my head when I was thinking about it. That's usually how I do it. - Author: Sune Rose Wagner
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#32. It's like an inner struggle for me, between saying I don't give a **** and trying to make it work. You want to do the right thing, but I'm sick of people thinking I'm difficult. - Author: Julian Casablancas
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#33. In all my work, I try to tell great stories that people want to go to the movie theater to watch, or want to turn on, and are compelled to watch it, over and over and over again, and will make a mark when they grow up. - Author: Jon M. Chu
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#34. It's not so weird that four generations are living together under the same roof and trying to make it work. It's how a lot of people in this country are living right now. - Author: Martha Plimpton
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#35. That's the thing about letting old lovers go. You don't stop loving some of them. There are a couple you love no less than you ever did. Not to mention namesbut I'm still in love with a couple. You're not going to try and make it work again, but if they needed you, you'd drop everything. - Author: Tori Amos
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#36. The picture is not a documentary, ... It's a drama that has to be crafted. Reality is not art. You have to make choices when you're trying to make something work. And the choices we make I think are accurate. There aren't any lies in it. There are assumpt - Author: Mark Rydell
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#37. It's bad policy to speculate on what you'll do if a plan fails when you're trying to make a plan work. - Author: Condoleezza Rice
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#38. I do think I paid a price as an artist, and I am trying to make up for it now - I work six days a week in the studio, and I've never been happier. - Author: Michael Craig-Martin
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#39. You could sometimes guide people's opinions, but if they didn't want to buy what you had to sell you could shout yourself hoarse trying to make them do it and it would never work. - Author: Clive Barker
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#40. When real actors are approaching their work, we could be on a little stage somewhere, doing community theater. It's all the same. They're just trying to make the scene work. They're just trying to do the best they can and figure it out. - Author: Kurt Fuller
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#41. Don't have work-life balance - at least in the sense of trying to escape from work so you can have a life. Work should be fun - so make work enjoyable and satisfying for everyone - among other reasons because it pays off. - Author: Don Tapscott
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#42. I'm always trying to make myself laugh. I'm the most enthusiastic audience I'm likely to find, so if it doesn't make me smile then it probably won't work on you. The jokes that only make me shrug get cut. - Author: Victor LaValle
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#43. Love can't be a metaphor anymore. If you try to make literature out of it, it doesn't work. - Author: Vivian Gornick
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#44. I write every day for most of the work day, and I try to write 2,500 words per day ... If I don't make it a routine and treat it like a job, I'd never get anything done. - Author: David B. Coe
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#45. You can't save a relationship unless both people are equally invested. It takes a joint effort to make it work. One person trying will never be enough. - Author: Tony Gaskins
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#46. Once we start shooting, it's in there. You're trying to get into a place where you rise to the work, rather than make it manageable or make it work for you. - Author: Brendan Gleeson
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#47. As long as you do the best work that you can and not make it bland ... because you're going down a lane that is trying to make everybody happy. You have to take an angle on these things. - Author: Gerard Butler
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#48. The problem with trying to make a film good and have it work for an audience is the problem of trying to tell a story well. The shape or the color of it doesn't matter. - Author: James Frain
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#49. There is another movie I love that always sticks with me and influenced me called "Frankie" starring Diane Kruger as a model past her prime trying to make it work and going crazy from how she is treated. - Author: Zoe Cassavetes
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#50. When I got to the end of this play, I realized I was trying to make Angel do something that had not been justified by the characters and by their story ... I kept trying to force it, but that doesn't work. So I had to come to terms with what it meant for me to create a character who doesn't triumph. - Author: Pearl Cleage
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#51. Their relationship isn't perfect in a lot of ways, bit it's something real. And real should probably be the goal, not perfection. Every relationship is flawed; you just have to figure out how to make it work. Keep trying. - Author: Lindsey Leavitt
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#52. I'm lucky that I get to jump around, do a big-budget comedy and then a smaller film. I don't even make a big distinction between them. No one believes this, but it's the same. I'm the same person, trying to make it work. I just love being on a movie set. I like making movies. - Author: Richard Linklater
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#53. Be personal, and original. Try to work clean. Stay away from topical material, as it does not allow you to craft it to make it better for later. And always remember that it is the fans who will make you or break you. - Author: Gabriel Iglesias
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#54. There's no shame in trying to make stuff work, is how I see it. It's better than just accepting the broken. - Author: Sarah Dessen
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#55. He reached up and traced her cheek with the outside of his fingers. "Guys like me look for reasons. We look for explanations. I've been trying for hours to make sense out of this, and I only know two things. When it comes to you and Santa Claus, 'sense' doesn't work. And I love you. - Author: Sierra Donovan
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#56. Be yourself. If you try to be someone else, it won't work. Whatever you do, you are not going to make everyone happy. - Author: Kimi Raikkonen
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#57. I learned the importance of being nonjudgmental, taking what happens and trying to make it work.That's something you should apply to life. - Author: Herbie Hancock
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#58. We have 25 or so years invested in the work. Why should I make the data available to you, when your aim is to try to find something wrong with it ... - Author: Phil Jones
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#59. So I watched the Pink Panther last night, and so I'm trying desperately to be funny, and then it's just not working out so good ... I wonder if maybe I could've been a comedian or something like that, or maybe I could've been a doctor, then I wouldn't have to make anyone laugh. - Author: Dave Matthews
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#60. I always love when everybody else is really bringing their game, because it's only going to make the movie better; it just makes you work harder and they work harder and everybody is trying to get their little bit in. It's competitive in a constructive way. - Author: Jennifer Lopez
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#61. We were scared. I guess when you're in your twenties, that's how it is. You've got an adult body, but you're trying to make it work with a kid's emotions. With Marilyn and me, it was worse. Our kid emotions didn't even work. We'd been treated too poorly. - Author: Tony Curtis
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#62. It's a lifetime effort, trying to understand the way our minds work, and make it work in your favor and not against you. - Author: Luis Gerardo Mendez
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#63. However, I don't feel the world is looking over my shoulder when I am working - I never think about this at all. What I think about is trying to make my work pure, and if it is pure then it can be accessible. It is quite straight forward really. - Author: Ian Hamilton Finlay
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#64. I just try to work with what I'm given and make it the best I can. - Author: Grey Damon
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#65. I'm happy I was able to stick through it and was being very disciplined with what I had to do, because I know eventually hard work will pay off. It's only a matter of now just trying to make sure I get matches under my belt and I feel more and more comfortable playing matches. - Author: Kim Clijsters
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#66. I really love showing up at work at 10 A.M., trying to make it funny until 3 P.M., and then going home. It's like comedy bankers' hours. - Author: Chris Eigeman
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#67. The fact is that you could not be, and still cannot be, a 25-year-old homosexual trying to make it in the British film business or the American film business or even the Italian film business. It just doesn't work and you're going to hit a brick wall at some point. - Author: Rupert Everett
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#68. I don't know why my lines that were cut from the film didn't make it onto the DVD. I have offered to go into the editing room with Christopher and work shoulder to shoulder with him to fit all my lines in. I think he thinks I'm kidding. I'm only trying to help. - Author: Fred Willard
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#69. Liquid architecture. It's like jazz - you improvise, you work together, you play off each other, you make something, they make something. And I think it's a way of - for me, it's a way of trying to understand the city, and what might happen in the city. - Author: Frank Gehry
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#70. He had a simple maxim for all competitive or adversarial situations: work out what the other party least wants you to do, and then do it. Relieving your feelings was fun, but the best course of action was to make things as difficult as possible for the person trying to make things difficult for you. - Author: John Lanchester
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#71. It's one thing to be a perfectionist when you're alone, but when you're trying to make it work in an ensemble that's a whole different deal. - Author: George Saunders
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#72. I've always tried to present a positive view of the world in my work. It's so much easier to be negative and cynical and predict doom for the world than it is to try and figure out how to make things better. We have an obligation to do the latter. - Author: Jim Henson
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#73. I don't know what it takes to make marriage work, but I'm going to keep trying until I get it right. I haven't given up on love or marriage. - Author: Stephanie Mills
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#74. White man trying to kill you slow every day, and sometimes trying to kill you fast. Why make it easy for him? That was one kind of work you could say no to. - Author: Colson Whitehead
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#75. Things just happen in the right way, at the right time. At least when you let them, when you work with circumstances instead of saying, 'This isn't supposed to be happening this way,' and trying harder to make it happen some other way. - Author: Benjamin Hoff
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#76. When I make music, it takes me two hours to get into the flow. To me it's like tapping into some kind of subconscious frequency: I just have to turn everything else off, open up part of myself, expose my fears and try to work through it in the music that I'm making. - Author: DJ Shadow
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#77. I tried documentaries.It wasn't the time for me. I was going to try to do the same thing, I did make a valiant attempt but it did not work - to do the same thing with documentaries that we had done with the book club [in 2011]. The zeitgeist wasn't ready. It just wasn't ready. - Author: Oprah Winfrey
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#78. I'm finding that knocking at their mindsets is hard work. A simple knock will not make it crawl. I was trying to push it. I was trying to find a bird's eye view where I could find a big solution. So this is what I was trying. - Author: Muhammad Yunus
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