Sometimes I wonder if the cost of my dream is less about the efforts to achieve it and more about disappointment I’ll experience if it doesn’t happen. But then I remember that the nature of a dream is such that it is worth dreaming even if it never comes true.
Nothing is born into this world without labor.
It is natural to feel happy when you achieve something, or when somebody appreciates your efforts. But try to recall something out of the ordinary that made you feel complete.
When a dementia like sickness prevented me from writing books, I started writing short quotes in an attempt to delay the onset of serious mental illness.
Most people lead miserable lives because in their attempt to win the rat race, they try to excel in the area for which they don’t have the potential. Hence, they fail not only in achieving success, but end up making their lives miserable as well.
In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
The Crystal Cathedral is not an attempt to be an architectural ego-statement. It's probably the ultimate spiritual and psychological statement that could be made in architectural terms.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
The attempt and not the deed confounds us.
Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal and not in reaching it.
There should be an honest attempt at the reconciliation of differences before resorting to combat.
Never attempt to murder a man who is committing suicide.
Each individual piece is a calculated attempt to entice women to add to their wardrobe.
Genocide is an attempt to exterminate a people, not to alter their behavior.
All laws are an attempt to domesticate the natural ferocity of the species.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
Art is an attempt to integrate evil.
'Cerebus' is my attempt at a literary work.
I can't grow a mustache. It's pretty sad if I attempt to.