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trying new things Quotes

32 of the best book quotes about trying new things
  1. #1
    “You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute.”
  2. #2
    “I do so like green eggs and ham. Thank you! Thank you, Sam-I-am.”
  3. #3
    “Say! I like green eggs and ham! I do! I like them, Sam-I-am!”
  4. #4
    “You may like them. You will see. You may like them in a tree!”
  5. #5
    “You do not like them. So you say. Try them! Try them! And you may. Try them and you may, I say.”
  6. #6
    “If you will let me be, I will try them. You will see.”
  7. #7
    “Say! In the dark? Here in the dark! Would you, could you, in the dark?”
    “I would not, could not, in the dark.”
  8. #8
    “Would you? Could you? In a car? Eat them! Eat them! Here they are.”
  9. #9
    “Would you, could you, on a boat?”
  10. #10
    “If you never did, you should. These things are fun and fun is good.”
  1. #11
    “Dream big. Believe big. Pray big. Make room for God to do something new in your life.”
  2. #12
    ″‘That may be true,’ said Reason gravely, ‘but you had the courage to try.‘”
  3. #13
    “No one really starts anything new, Mrs. Nemur. Everyone builds on other men’s failures. There is nothing really original in science. What each man contributes to the sum of knowledge is what counts.”
  4. #14
    “...interests are not discovered through introspection. Instead, interests are triggered by interactions with the outside world. The process of interest discovery can be messy, serendipitous, and inefficient. This is because you can’t really predict with certainty what will capture your attention and what won’t.”
  5. #15
    “But slowly, slowly, I felt my body rolling to the right. And then, unbelievably, plop! I was on my stomach. I was so proud of myself, I screeched.”
  6. #16
    “Cath could already feel the anxiety starting to tear her stomach into nervous little pieces. ‘It’s not just that…. I don’t like new places. New situations. There’ll be all those people, and I won’t know where to sit—I don’t want to go.’”
  7. #17
    “I was blessed with another trait I inherited from my mother: her ability to forget the pain in life. I remember the thing that caused the trauma, but I don’t hold on to the trauma. I never let the memory of something painful prevent me from trying something new.”
  8. #18
    “‘There is nothing like love. You should try it.’
    Thibault shrugged. ‘Maybe one day.’”
  9. #19
    “Don’t be afraid to try new things– it is only important that you do something that fuels you. Discovering how you can you contribute to the world in a unique way makes you feel useful, inspired, and alive. It doesn’t have to come in some pretty package or make sense to anyone else, just you.”
  10. #20
    “And I will eat the in the rain.
    And in the dark. And on a train.
    And in car. And in tree.
    They are so good, so good, you see!”
  1. #21
    “Mistakes aren’t a necessary evil. They aren’t evil at all. They are an inevitable consequence of doing something new (and as such should be seen as valuable; without them we have no originality).”
  2. #22
    “I could not, would not, on a boat. I will not, will not, with a goat. I will not eat them in the rain. I will not eat them on a train. Not in the dark! Not in a tree! Not in a car! You let me be! I do not like them in a box. I do not like them with a fox. I will not eat them in a house. I do not like them with a mouse. I do not like them here or there. I do not like them ANYWHERE!”
  3. #23
    “You’ll never stumble upon the unexpected if you stick only to the familiar.”
  4. #24
    “When it comes to creative endeavors, the concept of zero failures is worse than useless. It’s counterproductive.”
  5. #25
    “There’s nothing left except to try.”
  6. #26
    …Just ’cause somethin’ ain’t been done
    Don’t mean it can’t be did…
  7. #27
    “In coming to Alaska, McCandless yearned to wander uncharted country, to find a blank spot on the map. In 1992, however, there were no more blank spots on the map—not in Alaska, not anywhere. But Chris, with his idiosyncratic logic, came up with an elegant solution to this dilemma: He simply got rid of the map. In his own mind, if nowhere else, the terra would thereby remain incognita.”
  8. #28
    “Everything I’ve ever done that’s valuable is something I was afraid to try.”
  9. #29
    “Challenge yourself a bit.”
  10. #30
    “You’re going to feel uncomfortable in your new world for a bit. It always does feel strange to be knocked out of your comfort zone.”
  11. #31
    “She drank from a bottle called DRINK ME
    And she grew so tall,
    She ate from a plate called TASTE ME
    And down she shrank so small.
    And so she changed, while other folks
    Never tried nothin’ at all.”
  12. #32
    “So I will eat them in a box.
    And I will eat them with a fox.
    And I will eat them in a house.
    And I will eat them with a mouse.
    And I will eat them here and there.
    Say! I will eat them ANYWHERE!”