Effort Quotes

Elbert hubbard - how many a man has thrown up his hands at a time...
Continuous effort is the key to unlocking our potential.
Black Elk, Native American

Vince lombardi - the achievements of an organization are the...
Success is dependent on effort.
Sophocles
Dedicate some of your life to others. Your dedication will not be a sacrifice. It will be an exhilarating experience because it is an intense effort applied toward a meaningful end.
Dr. Thomas Dooley
In my wide association in life, meeting with many and great men in various parts of the world, I have yet to find the man, however great or exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than he would ever do under a spirit of criticism.
Charles M. Schwa

All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
Calvin Coolidge
Franklin d. roosevelt, first inaugural address, mar. 4, 1933 - first of all, let me assert my firm belief that...
Individual commitment to a group effort - That is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
Vince Lombardi
In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of effort is the measure of the results.
James Allen
Any effort that has self - Glorification as its final endpoint is bound to end in disaster.
Robert M. Pirsig
Tonight we are launching an effort which holds the promise of changing the course of human history.
Ronald Reagan
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Jim Rohn
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out...
Robert J. Collie
I do beseech you to direct your efforts more to preparing youth for the path and less to preparing the path for the youth.
Ben Lindsey
No matter how hard you work for success if your thought is saturated with the fear of failure, it will kill your efforts, neutralize your endeavors and make success impossible.
Baudjuin
Golf may be played on Sunday, not being a game within the view of the law, but being a form of moral effort.
Stephen Leacock
The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition, will waste his life in fruitless efforts and multiply the grief he proposes to remove.
Samuel Johnson
Fanaticism consists in redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
George Santayana, Life of Reason (1905) vol. 1, Introduction
You can do only one thing at a time. I simply tackle one problem and concentrate all efforts on what I am doing at the moment.
Dr. Maxwell Maltz
Creativity is so delicate a flower that praise tends to make it bloom, while discouragement often nips it in the bud. Any of us put out more and better ideas if our efforts are truly appreciated.
Alexander Osborn
This I do know beyond any reasonable doubt. Regardless of what you are doing, if you pump long enough, hard enough and enthusiastically enough, sooner or later the effort will bring forth the reward.
Zig Zigla
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.
John Ruskin
Toleration is the greatest gift of mind, it requires that same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Hellen Kelle
A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort.
Sydney Smith
Beyond every effort put first, lies an undiscovered opportunity.
Cassia Lewis
The essence of our effort to see that every child has a chance must be to assure each an equal opportunity, not to become equal, but to become different - To realize whatever unique potential of body, mind and spirit he or she possesses.
John Martin Fische
What thwarts us and demands of us the greatest effort is also what can teach us most.
Matthew Arnold
Life is an effort that deserves a better cause.
Karl Kraus
I was too green to know that all cynicism masks a failure to cope - - An impotence, in short; and that to despise all effort is the greatest effort of all.
John Fowles, The Magus
I was the son of an immigrant. I experienced bigotry, intolerance and prejudice, even as so many of you have. Instead of allowing these thing to embitter me, I took them as spurs to more strenuous effort.
Andre Bernard Buruch
Men give me credit for some genius. All the genius I have lies in this when I have a subject in hand, I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. My mind becomes pervaded with it. Then the effort that I have made is what people are pleased to call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought.
Alexander Hamilton
Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.
Herodotus
Life is too short to settle for anything less than a 110 effort.
Unknown
The effort to understand the universe is one of the very few things that lifts human life a little above the level of farce, and gives it some of the grace of tragedy.
Steven Weinberg
Children are natural mimics; they act like their parents in spite of every effort to teach them good manners.
Author Unknown
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Samuel Johnson
For the great mass of mankind, the only saving grace needed is a steady fidelity to what is nearest to hand and heart for the short moment of each human effort.
Joseph Conrad
Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation.
Judith Martin, (Miss Manners)