Trying New Things Quotes

19 of the best book quotes about trying new things
  1. #1
    “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!”
  2. #2
    “Would you? Could you? In a car? Eat them! Eat them! Here they are.”
  3. #3
    “If you will let me be, I will try them. You will see.”
  4. #4
    “If you never did, you should. These things are fun and fun is good.”
  5. #5
    “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.”
  6. #6
    “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.”
  7. #7
    “You do not like them. So you say. Try them! Try them! And you may. Try them and you may, I say.”
  8. #8
    …Just ’cause somethin’ ain’t been done
    Don’t mean it can’t be did…
  9. #9
    “Would you, could you, on a boat?”
  1. #10
    “I do so like green eggs and ham. Thank you! Thank you, Sam-I-am.”
  2. #11
    “Say! I like green eggs and ham! I do! I like them, Sam-I-am!”
  3. #12
    “Everything I’ve ever done that’s valuable is something I was afraid to try.”
  4. #13
    “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.”
  5. #14
    “Say! In the dark? Here in the dark! Would you, could you, in the dark?”
    “I would not, could not, in the dark.”
  6. #15
    “There’s nothing left except to try.”
  7. #16
    ″‘That may be true,’ said Reason gravely, ‘but you had the courage to try.‘”
  8. #17
    “Challenge yourself a bit.”
  9. #18
    “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.”
  10. #19
    “You may like them. You will see. You may like them in a tree!”
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