Trying To Prove Something Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 72 Trying To Prove Something Quotes

#1. Every time I dance, I'm trying to prove myself to myself. - Author: Misty Copeland
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#2. I met Roy's father once ... And I think that Roy's relationship with his father is still at the heart of what Roy does. But at the end of the day, he's trying to prove himself to a father he'll never really please. - Author: Jim Lampley
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#3. If I got to you once, I can do it again. And maybe next time I won't waste my breath trying to prove the fact that I'm your equal."
"I am the King, you realize."
"And I'm the daughter of a deity, motherfucker. - Author: J.R. Ward
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#4. My whole life I've been trying to prove I'm not just yesterday. - Author: Roddy McDowall
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#5. When you talk of not wanting children, it is impossible to avoid sounding defensive, like you're trying to prove the questionable beauty of a selfish and too-tidy existence. - Author: Meghan Daum
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#6. When people with the fixed mindset opt for success over growth, what are they really trying to prove? That they're special. Even superior. - Author: Carol S. Dweck
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#7. Of all the senseless babble I have ever had occasion to read, the demonstrations of these philosophers who undertake to tell us all about the nature of God would be the worst, if they were not surpassed by the still greater absurdities of the philosophers who try to prove that there is no God. - Author: Thomas Huxley
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#8. For many of us homemakers our greatest fear is in being found incompetent, insufficient, and ineffective. We prefer to look like we've got it all together. We give lip service to the idea that nobody's perfect, but we would rather die trying to prove that we're the exception to the rule. - Author: Gloria Furman
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#9. It's my whole life of being the little guy and having a little chip on my shoulder, from year to year trying to prove myself, and at the end of the day to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame is a very special honor for me. - Author: Doug Flutie
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#10. I am no longer 'trying to dig up evidence to prove' vaccines cause autism. There is already abundant evidence. This debate is not scientific but is political - Author: David Ayoub
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#11. You should not put too much trust in any unproved conjecture, even if it has been propounded by a great authority, even if it has been propounded by yourself. You should try to prove it or disprove it ... - Author: George Polya
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#12. Trying to prove you're not a psychopath is even harder than trying to prove you're not mentally ill,' said Tony. - Author: Jon Ronson
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#13. When you're trying to bring the streets into rap to prove a point, then you already lost. You separate the two, and that ain't to be played with. You've got people that lost their lives and people that are doing real time. If we gon' make music, let's just make music. - Author: Young Jeezy
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#14. But selfishness can take on many disguises. It can also be about defending and trying to prove your own belief system while denying there could be value in the beliefs of others. - Author: Karlyle Tomms
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#15. It is an impressively arrogant move to conclude that just because you don't like something, it is empirically not good. I don't like Chinese food, but I don't write articles trying to prove it doesn't exist. - Author: Tina Fey
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#16. The man who tries to prove his belief superior to the faith of another, does not know the meaning of religion. - Author: Hazrat Inayat Khan
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#17. We can see that for the deep work to continue, trying to prove one's worth to the chorus of jealous hags is pointless. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#18. Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule - and both commonly succeed, and are right. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#19. We're not trying to prove the character of God through science. That's a bad idea. What I'm trying to do is clear away the misunderstandings, the debris that prevent people from accepting that God who wants to accept them. - Author: Phillip E. Johnson
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#20. What are you trying to prove? Do you think if you kill enough people in the worst ways imaginable they'll give you a name like the Madman, or the Butcher? It doesn't matter how many abhorrent tortures you devise. You'll always be the Pinhead. - Author: Clive Barker
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#21. Why is it every careerist tries to turn his mother into a Madonna
to prove his intellect is a virgin birth, papa had nothing to do with it? It's the sign of the misogynist. - Author: Christina Stead
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#22. For me personally, I just try to prove myself in my work. I'm just trying to get better at what I do, and hopefully that will impact women in music, and hopefully the girls in the crowd will see my up there as a bandleader and think, 'Wow, maybe I can do that one day.' - Author: Jenny Lewis
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#23. Trying to prove scientifically the historical accuracy of events in the Bible is to faith what having your spouse under twenty-four-hour video surveillance is to marital trust. - Author: Nadia Bolz-Weber
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#24. Men may or may not be better drivers than women, but they seem to die more often trying to prove that they are. - Author: Tom Vanderbilt
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#25. 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. - Author: Bernice Johnson Reagon
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#26. the world has stopped. Not just my world, but the world of everyone around me. When we meet with friends, we always talk about the same things and the same people. The conversations seem new, but it's all just a waste of time and energy. We're trying to prove that life is still interesting. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#27. The funny thing about an impossibility is that it tends to be a magnet for those who would prove it otherwise. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#28. I thought that by twenty-eight I could stop trying to prove myself and relax already. But this fight just gets bloodier with age. - Author: Jessica Knoll
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#29. My greatest obstacle has to be accepting that the business that I chose to be part of is based on rejection and constantly trying to prove yourself. Letting go of seeing my accent and the way I speak as a limitation. Accepting it as who I am and where I came from. - Author: Roselyn Sanchez
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#30. We must risk the journey to a higher ground where there
is freedom from the gravitational pull of our stories,
the pull that comes from years of trying to prove that
the stories we tell ourselves, the ones we've made up,
are the truth. - Author: Debbie Ford
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#31. I have spent my whole life trying to prove that women can get into politics. I'd now say to them, 'For God's sake don't do it - you'll get slaughtered.' - Author: Margaret Moran
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#32. What if you had such severe schizophrenia that your life was just one hallucination after another? And what if people kept trying to drag you back out of those hallucinations, to prove that you weren't living in reality and that reality was nothing more than a psych hospital? Would you go? - Author: Jonathan Harnisch
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#33. I don't intend to be a performing flea any more. I was the dreamweaver, but although I'll be around I don't intend to be running at 20,000 miles an hour trying to prove myself. I don't want to die at 40. - Author: John Lennon
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#34. For me I'm a luxury brand trying to prove to people and the industry that it's not about being a TV celebrity in any which way, it's about being a designer and having a business and being successful at that. - Author: Christian Siriano
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#35. Hollywood's built on insecurity. People are trying to prove things. And I probably have that. I probably do. Probably guilty of it, in a way. - Author: Zach Galifianakis
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#36. If you're trying to prove your heart is in the right place, it isn't. - Author: David Schmidtz
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#37. Photography has always reminded me of the second child.. trying to prove itself. The fact that it wasn't really considered an art.. that it was considered a craft.. has trapped almost every serious photographer. - Author: Richard Avedon
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#38. Travel writing is harrowing. You are in paradise, more or less, having to prove it is paradise. It is hard to have a good time trying to figure out a way to say you are having a good time, whether you are having it or not, even in paradise. - Author: Padgett Powell
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#39. We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress. - Author: Richard Feynman
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#40. People don't flaunt their brokenness when trying to prove themselves. - Author: Jefferson Bethke
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#41. I'm not coming out trying to prove anything to anyone, like, 'Oh, I'm in assless chaps!' or 'I can't be tamed!' I've already been through that phase. I started at 23, you know? - Author: Katy Perry
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#42. Unfortunately there are many kinds of psychotherapy and many psychotherapists involved with trying to prove themselves and their own theories rather than working with what is. In fact they find it very frightening to work with what is. - Author: Chogyam Trungpa
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#43. No matter how loud the sirens or how numerous the hazard signs, we all touch the flames at least once to prove they're hot. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#44. Yeah, but damn!" Kate said, fanning herself with her hand. "When I was your age all of the guys were trying to prove how anti-establishment they were by out-uglying each other. I so got robbed! - Author: Josephine Angelini
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#45. A philosopher may try to prove the truth of something he believed before he was a philosopher, but even if he succeeds, his belief never regain the untroubled character, and the settled place in his mind, which it had at first. - Author: David Stove
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#46. Or have I passed my time in pouring words like water into empty sieves, rolling a stone up a hill and then down again, trying to prove an argument in the teeth of facts, and looking for causes in the dark, and not finding them? - Author: William Hazlitt
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#47. Just to prove i was right that it's harder to be friends than lovers and you shouldn't try and mix the two, cause if you do and then you're still unhappy, then you know that the problem is you. - Author: Liz Phair
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#48. My time is far too valuable for me to spend any of it trying to improve myself. - Author: Ashleigh Brilliant
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#49. My body is normal, and I'm not trying to prove anything. - Author: Lucy Hale
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#50. Landmarks to the muses that inspired the music. When I could tell it was sincere without trying to prove it - Author: Drake
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#51. But I've been there and done that. I'm not trying to prove anything to anybody, and if somebody wants me to come, if they can afford what I ask, it's not as much as Madonna makes; not that I want what Madonna makes, but I was saying. - Author: Abbey Lincoln
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#52. The best way to contribute to a brand-new environment is not by trying to prove what a wonderful addition you are. It's by trying to have a neutral impact, to observe and learn from those who are already there, and to pitch in with the grunt work wherever possible. - Author: Chris Hadfield
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#53. People will stop trying to prove their something special when they finally realized their already unique in God's creation. - Author: Ron Baratono
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#54. You know, most people trust people until the person does something to prove that they're not trustworthy. Can you try that?"

"Not a chance. That is like trying potentially poisonous food and being shocked while you take your last breath. - Author: Emma McCoy
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#55. It is amazing to hear grown-up people rationalize homophobia and discrimination. The lengths they go to trying to prove their points take reason to its breaking point. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#56. That's something USA Hockey has been trying to do for a long time is prove that we can play with the Canadians and the Russians and the Swedes and Finns consistently on a tournament basis. - Author: Patrick Kane
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#57. I don't try to be angry to prove something. I wouldn't try to intimidate you for any reason unless you were trying to intimidate me, and then I would show you that you can't do that to me. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#58. Most people think that faith means believing something; oftener it means trying something, giving it a chance to prove itself - Author: Henry Ford
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#59. In modelling, there is no point in trying to prove you have a brain, so why even bother? I'd sooner save the energy for something more meaningful. - Author: Helena Christensen
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#60. On 'Heartbreaker,' I had to sing those songs. I drank the way I did those songs. I ate the way I did those songs. I communicated the way I did those songs. With 'Gold,' I was trying to prove something to myself. I wanted to invent a modern classic. - Author: Ryan Adams
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#61. I'm not trying to prove anybody wrong, I'm just trying to prove something to myself. - Author: Mike Piazza
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#62. I don't use iMovie and don't use shitty little cameras to try to prove something or say something because that's a part of the process. We do it just because that's what we like to use. - Author: Casey Neistat
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#63. Perhaps Effie Mumford was only trying to prove something she already knew: that, like all animals, she was at the whim of the general disorder and unimaginative meanness of the world surrounding her. - Author: Joe Meno
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#64. I always try to overachieve. I feel I have something to prove every day. - Author: Frank Thomas
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#65. Its just you and your opponent at the board and you're trying to prove something - Author: Bobby Fischer
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#66. I'm not 21 and trying to prove something with my words. - Author: Jaromir Jagr
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#67. Trying to prove something to someone is never a valid reason for doing anything. - Author: Iyanla Vanzant
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#68. I don't play tennis to prove a point to anyone. I play for my country and myself. It's not changing what people say or think. It's about what I can do. If I feel I have the ability to achieve something and haven't used my potential to that end, I'll keep trying till I succeed. - Author: Sania Mirza
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#69. Because our generation has waited so long to have babies, we feel we've 'discovered' something that women have been doing for thousands of years. I have no illusions that I will be in the same situation as the average working mother. I'm not trying to prove anything - I just want to have kids. - Author: Jane Pauley
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#70. I've had a very full and lovely career so far, and I can't honestly say that I've ever really found myself in a man's world, struggling for an identity or trying to prove something. - Author: Kate Winslet
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#71. I'm trying to find myself as a person, sometimes that's not easy to do. Millions of people live their entire lives without finding themselves. But it is something I must do. The best way for me to find myself as a person is to prove to myself that I am an actress. - Author: Marilyn Monroe
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#72. We women have a lot to learn about simplifying our lives. We have to decide what is important and then move along at a pace that is comfortable for us. We have to develop the maturity to stop trying to prove something. We have to learn to be content with what we are. - Author: Marjorie Pay Hinckley
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