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“Watch and pray, dear, never get tired of trying, and never think it is impossible to conquer your fault.” - Louisa May Alcott. Here are 28 Motivational Quotes About Trying Your Best.

Trying Your Best Quotes

1. “The best way to say, “I love you, God,” is to live your life doing your best. - Don Miguel Ruiz

2. “Watch and pray, dear, never get tired of trying, and never think it is impossible to conquer your fault.” - Louisa May Alcott

3. “In those things toward which we exerted our best endeavors we succeeded.” - George Samuel Clason

4. “How do I show her that I’m not the guy she thinks I am? How do I erase everything I’ve done and start over? Maybe I can’t. Maybe it just can not be done. But if I’ve learned one thing from Juli Baker, it’s that I’ve got to put my whole heart and soul into it and try.” - Wendelin Van Draanen

5. “You don’t have to get it right all the time. You don’t have to do things like anyone else’s mom. You only have to care.” - Rachel Hollis

6. “Be impeccable with your word. Don’t take anything personally. Don’t make assumptions. Always do your best.” - Don Miguel Ruiz

7. “Wherever you fly, you’ll be the best of the best. Wherever you go, you will top all the rest.” - Dr. Seuss

Trying Your Best Quotes

8. “I still couldn’t get over the fact that I was part of the team. Okay. Truth. There was the team, and there was me, and we were in the same room. But we weren’t quite a team. They appreciated the fact that I usually got the answers right but . . . lots of the preparation involved fast-and-furious, back-and-forth discussions, and I had trouble adding anything to what was being said—most of the time.” - Sharon M. Draper

9. “I’ve done my best, and I begin to understand what is meant by ‘the joy of strife’. “Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing.” - L. M. Montgomery

10. “Promise yourself to think only of the best, to work only for the best, and expect only the best.” - Christian D. Larson

11. “What and how much had I lost by trying to do only what was expected of me instead of what I myself had wished to do?” - Ralph Ellison

12.“And you very small persons will not have to die if you make yourselves heard! *So come one, now, and TRY!*” - Dr. Seuss

13. “Be yourself; no base imitator of another, but your best self. There is something which you can do better than another. Listen to the inward voice and bravely obey that. Do the things at which you are great, not what you were never made for.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

14. ″*Everyone* seemed to be yapping or yipping! *Everyone* seemed to be beeping or bipping! But it *wasn’t enough,* all this ruckus and roar! He HAD to find someone to help him make more. He raced through each building! He searched floor-to-floor!” - Dr. Seuss

Trying Your Best Quotes

15. “Can’t Do is like Don’t Care. Neither of them have a home.” - Maya Angelou

16. “I did everything I could to avoid being alone or having too much time to think.” - Chris Kyle

17. “Ever since the spider had befriended him, he had done his best to live up to his reputation. When Charlotte’s web said SOME PIG, Wilbur had tried hard to look like some pig. When Charlotte’s web said TERRIFIC, Wilbur had tried to look terrific. And now that the web said RADIANT, he did everything possible to make himself glow.” - E.B. White

18. “The only way you can be the best at something is to be the best you can be.” - Susan Beth Pfeffer

19. “It’s very easy to be number one: find the guy who is number one, and score one point higher than he does.”

20. “Do you see that group of bushes? You need only to walk as far as those bushes.” - Linda Sue Park

21. “Push yourself. Don’t Settle.” - Jojo Moyes

Trying Your Best Quotes

22. “This was evil’s hour: we could not run from it. Perhaps only when human effort had done its best and failed, would God’s power alone be free to work.” - Corrie

23. “If you try and lose then it isn’t your fault. But if you don’t try and we lose, then it’s all your fault.” - Orson Scott Card

24. “Mr. Fox had not spoken for a long time. He had been sitting quite still, his eyes closed, not even hearing what the others were saying. Mrs. Fox knew that he was trying desperately to think of a way out. And now, as she looked at him, she saw him stir himself and get slowly to his feet.” - Roald Dahl

25. “There’s nothing left except to try.” - Madeleine L'Engle

26. “Failure is not an option if success is just a matter of trying harder.” - W. Bruce Cameron

27. “She had a theory that it was only on this condition that life was worth living; that one should be one of the best, should be conscious of a fine organization, should move in the realm of light, of natural wisdom, of happy impulse, of inspiration gracefully chronic.” - Henry James

28. “It is a pity that doing one’s best does not always answer.” - Charlotte Bronte


Best Trying Your Best Quotes

1.
“My meaning simply is, that whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do well; that whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself to completely; that in great aims and in small, I have always been thoroughly in earnest.” - Charles Dickens
2.
“I realized that even if you win three or four times, the next victory will not necessarily be yours without trying.” - Malala Yousafzai
3.
“Like what you do, and then you will do your best. ” - Katherine Johnson

Ian Warmer

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Ian Warner has spent over 15 years building positive habits as a track athlete. He went on to become an All-American sprinter at Iowa State, and he represented Canada at the 2012 Olympics. Ian founded Habit Stacker and dedicated his life to helping people to develop winning habits.

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