Attempts Related Quotes



As the poet has expected, the alarms now are sounded, for - and it must be said again - the birth of a poet is always a threat to the existing cultural order, because he attempts to break through the circle of literary castes to reach the center.

Salvatore Quasimodo


“These are birds that are already endangered, and any further pressure either from the virus itself or misguided attempts to control it through culling would be disastrous,”

David Evans


All sins are attempts to fill voids.

Simone Weil


Anyone who attempts to relate his life loses himself in the immediate. One can only speak of another.

Augusto Roa Bastos


The man who attempts to live for others is a dependent. He is a parasite in motive and makes parasites of those he serves.

Ayn Rand


Science attempts to analyze how things and people and animals behave; it has no concern whether this behavior is good or bad, is purposeful or not. But religion is precisely the quest for such answers: whether an act is right or wrong, good or bad, and why.

Warren Weaver


The work of an artist who attempts lovingly to embrace reality, will ring false, will degenerate into kitsch.

Karsten Harries


If surviving assassination attempts were an Olympic event, I would win the gold medal.

Fidel Castro


“My biggest disappointment was, of course, the coup attempts, ... The economy was proceeding very well, but in 1989 we had the most serious coup attempt and ... many of the investors who were set to come here had to tell me that they chose to go to other countries because of the uncertainty brought about by (the coup attempt.) If that had not happened, I'm sure our economy would just be booming today ...”

Corazon Aquino


Russia and the U.S. must jointly manage expectations to ensure that attempts to 'reset' our relationship succeed.

Sergei Lavrov