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The last thing I would attempt to do is to buy clothes for a child I didn't know well.

The mere attempt to examine my own confusion would consume volumes.

The National League was born the following year, as an attempt to exert the control of capital over labor.

The New Deal is plainly an attempt to achieve a working socialism and avert a social collapse in America; it is extraordinarily parallel to the successive 'policies' and 'Plans' of the Russian experiment. Americans shirk the word 'socialism', but what else can one call it?

The only freedom deserving the name, is that of pursuing our own good in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it. Each is the proper guardian of his own health, whether bodily, or mental and spiritual. Mankind are greater gainers by suffering each other to live as seems good to themselves, than by compelling each to live as seems good to the rest.

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

The problem we have in America is the systematic erosion of our religious values in an attempt by certain liberal groups to expunge our Christian heritage from the public square.

The tide of immigration in Canada has not been as great as along our frontier. They have been able to allow the Indians to live as Indians, which we have not, and do not attempt to force upon them the customs which are distasteful to them.

The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible-and achieve it, generation after generation.

There exists no politician in India daring enough to attempt to explain to the masses that cows can be eaten.

There is no such thing as inner peace. There is only nervousness or death. Any attempt to prove otherwise constitutes unacceptable behavior.

There is nothing man will not attempt when great enterprises hold out the promise of great rewards.

There is perhaps no surer mark of folly, than to attempt to correct natural infirmities of those we love.

There should be an honest attempt at the reconciliation of differences before resorting to combat.

There will be, I think, an attempt to grasp again the surprise and accidents of nature and a more intimate and sympathetic study of its moods, together with a renewed wonder and humility on the part of such as are still capable of these basic reactions.

There's a rumor that there may be an attempt at organizing a possible script for a series on my life, which, when you look at my police record, you'd have to have more than one hour to tell the story.

There's all this stuff that is happening in Edinburgh now, it's a sad attempt to create an Edinburgh society, similar to a London society, a highbrow literature celebrity society.

There's no attempt to manipulate the audience. We made our choice at the start.

This attempt to isolate cell constituents might have been a failure if they had been destroyed by the relative brutality of the technique employed. But this did not happen.

This has always been a motto of mine: Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.


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