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I try something new every night.
by Kate Clinton

I try something new every night.
It's an hour show; if it works I maybe try it a few
more times and then move that off and try something new.
It's a great workshop for me.
- Kate Clinton

What goes for sex goes double for politics.
- Kate Clinton

I'm really happy that I was raised Catholic because
it's given me years of material.
- Kate Clinton

A friend of mine said, no matter what I do I always
look like an English teacher.
She actually said, you still look like a Campbell's Soup kid.
- Kate Clinton

 

They didn't even like Margaret Thatcher but at least
there was Margaret Thatcher.
There have been women, you know, Sonia Gandhi for heaven's sakes in India.
- Kate Clinton

I consider a CD or a comedy collection as a record of what I've been doing,
and I try to wrap it up and start new material.
- Kate Clinton

Lesbians are likely to be drawn to stand-up,
if only because it's cheaper to produce and therefore
more accessible for women.
But the very form of stand-up is masculine.
- Kate Clinton

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Some women can't say the word lesbian...
even when their mouth is full of one.
- Kate Clinton

Lesbian humor isn't trying to sell anything,
it doesn't have to sell out.
Coming out as a lesbian onstage is still a very political act;
if it weren't,
more women would do it.
- Kate Clinton

We signed up for Showtime, which I think put us on
a Homeland Security list somewhere.
- Kate Clinton

We really got a lot of very conservative gay people.
You could look at the figures from the last election
and realize that a third of the gay movement voted Republican.
- Kate Clinton

When my brother-in-law, BIll Clinton,
was elected, he had gay friends.
That was a coming out.
- Kate Clinton

I want to host a religious show.
I'm sure nobody will be wanting the 11 o'clock spot on Sunday morning.
I think we should really get some of our own preachers
and preach that gay is good.
And we'd have a great choir.
- Kate Clinton

As you can imagine I'm disappointed as anything that
I was not selected to be the presidential running mate.
And I find it continually appalling that it would be
a radical thing to have a woman on the ticket.
- Kate Clinton

I'm happy to say that I'm a lesbian in the world.
I know there are people who don't want to be called women comedians,
but I think it gives a path to the fact that we live
in extremely patriarchal times.
- Kate Clinton

My style has been pretty much like a newspaper.
It's got politics in it, it's got media,
sports, family relations, you know, all the sections you would expect,
and wonderful religion things.
- Kate Clinton

I definitely want people to laugh because I don't think
there's a better feeling -
I think it's just so fabulous to laugh.
I don't mind if people think, either.
I think the brain is a very sexy organ.
- Kate Clinton

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there
who will try to discourage you.
Don't listen to them.
The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

We cause ourselves untold misery whenever we believe
others to be imperfect and try to change them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

If being good isn't working - try being outrageous.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The happiness of one's own heart alone
cannot satisfy the soul;
one must try to include,
as necessary to one's own happiness,
the happiness of others.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

You may be disappointed if you fail,
but you are doomed if you don't try.
- Beverly Sills

Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
- Samuel Beckett

God doesn't require us to succeed;
He only requires that you try.
- Mother Teresa

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed
is always to try just one more time.
- Thomas A. Edison

Do not wish to be anything but what you are,
and try to be that perfectly.
- St. Francis De Sales

Unless you try to do something
beyond what you have already mastered,
you will never grow.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Try not to become a man of success,
but rather try to become a man of value.
- Albert Einstein

If we screw it up, start over. Try something else.
- Lee Iacocca

Be - don't try to become.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

If at first you don't succeed, try try again.
- Proverb

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

Don't try to manage people;
You manage things; You lead people.
- Grace Hopper

Women must try to do things as men have tried.
When they fail their failure must be
but a challenge to others.
- Amelia Earhart

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.
Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

When we try to pick out anything by itself,
we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
- John Muir

Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

I don't know the key to success,
but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
- Bill Cosby

When all else fails, try thinking.
- Anonymous

If you realize that all things change,
there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you are not afraid of dying,
there is nothing you cannot achieve.
- Lao Tzu

He who is persistent will realize God.
So try your best to make meditation
a regular experience in your life.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

I would rather try to persuade a man to go along,
because once I have persuaded him, he will stick.
If I scare him, he will stay just as long
as he is scared, and then he is gone.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Can you achieve your goals?
You can't reach your goal if you haven't
defined your goals.
And you can't succeed if you don't try -
and then pick yourself up
and try again each time you fail.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Consider being more acceptive of your partner's behaviors.
It is unlikely that they are intentionally aggravating you.
Almost always, they are just doing what they think they should do.
Try setting aside your own rules for how they should behave,
and adopt a live-and-let-live attitude.
Your relationship will become stronger and happier if you do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No matter how calmly you try to referee,
parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior,
and I'm not talking about the kids.
Their behavior is always normal.
- Bill Cosby

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
Small people always do that,
but the really great make you feel that
you, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

God sometimes does try to the uttermost
those whom he wishes to bless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You can't move so fast that you try to change
the mores faster than people can accept it.
That doesn't mean you do nothing,
but it means that you do the things that
need to be done according to priority.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Life is a gift, and I try to respond with grace and courtesy.
- Maya Angelou

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what
you were worrying about one year ago today.
- E. Joseph Cossman

There are two kinds of people,
those who do the work,
and those who take the credit.
Try to be in the first group;
there is less competition there.
- Indira Gandhi

Never try to teach a pig to sing.
It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig.
- Mark Twain

Happiness lies in accepting everyone
in our lives EXACTLY as they are.
We cause ourselves untold misery whenever
we believe others to be imperfect and try to change them.
This is the number one rule for a happy relationship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you have an important point to make,
don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver.
Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again.
Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
- Winston Churchill

I know how hard it is in these times to have faith.
But maybe if you could have the faith to start with,
maybe the times would change.
You could change them. Think about it. Try.
And try not to hurt each other.
- the movie Oh, God!

Never say goodbye when you still want to try,
never give up when you still feel you can't take it.
Never say you don't love the person anymore
when you can't let go.
- Anonymous

We try to realize the essential unity of the world
with the conscious soul of man;
we learn to perceive the unity held together
by the one Eternal Spirit,
whose power creates the earth, the sky, and the stars,
and at the same time irradiates our mind.
- Rabindranath Tagore

In dwelling, live close to the ground.
In thinking, keep to the simple.
In conflict, be fair and generous.
In governing, don't try to control.
In work, do what you enjoy.
In family life, be completely present.
- Lao Tzu

If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into
a job and try to do the best you can,
the money will come.
- Lawrence Welk


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