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Only the more rugged mortals should attempt to keep up with current literature.
Literature
George Age

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Modernism may be seen as an attempt to reconstruct the world in the absence of God.
Modern and Modernism
Bryan Appleyard

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Poetry is the impish attempt to paint the color of the wind.
Poetry and Poets
Maxwell Bodenheim

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It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is produced in the world.
Patience
William Cobbett

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Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.
Impossibility
Bette Davis

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This became a credo of mine: attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.
Possibilities
Bette Davis

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Nor ought a genius less than his that writ attempt translation.
Translation
Sir John Denham

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A wish is a desire without an attempt.
Wish and Wishing
Farmer Digest

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I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Failure
Thomas A. Edison

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One must not attempt to justify them, but rather to sense their nature simply and clearly.
Acceptance
Albert Einstein

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The best education consists in immunizing people against systematic attempts at education
Education
Paul Karl Feyerabend

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No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.
Culture
Mahatma Gandhi

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What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Courage
Vincent Van Gogh

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Attempt something so impossible that unless God is in it, it's doomed to failure.
Faith
John Haggai

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He had decided to live forever or die in the attempt.
Immortality
Joseph Heller

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We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe.
Opinions
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

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Nothing is to small to know, and nothing too big to attempt.
Trying
William Van Horne

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The only reason for the existence of a novel is that it does attempt to represent life.
Fiction
Henry James

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Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Achievement
Samuel Johnson

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Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Grief
Samuel Johnson

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Pornography is the attempt to insult sex, to do dirt on it.
Pornography
D. H. Lawrence

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In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Failure
Cassius Longinus

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An unattempted lady could not vaunt of her chastity.
Chastity
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Half the things that people do not succeed in are through fear of making the attempt.
Fear
James Northcote

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I attempt an arduous task; but there is no worth in that which is not a difficult achievement.
Achievement
Ovid

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun