Effort Quotes

Eda j. le shan - in all our efforts to provide advantages we have...
How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success?
Elbert Hubbard

Wilson mizne - i hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts...
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Samuel Johnson
Firmness of purpose is one of the most necessary sinews of character, and one of the best instruments of success. Without it genius wastes its efforts in a maze of inconsistencies.
Philip Dormer Chesterfield

Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts inevitably bring about right results.
James Allen
Arnold bennett - the real tradegy is the tragedy of the man who...
Everyone makes a greater effort to hurt other people than to help himself.
Alexis Carrel
The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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
Take death for example. A great deal of our effort goes into avoiding it. We make extraordinary efforts to delay it, and often consider its intrusion a tragic event. Yet we? d find it hard to live without it. Death gives meaning to our lives. It gives importance and value to time. Time would become meaningless if there were too much of it.
Ray Kurzweil, The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence
The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.
Roger Banniste
Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation.
Judith Martin, (Miss Manners)
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
The last dejected effort often becomes the winning stroke.
W. J. Cameron
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
Happiness is not in the mere possession of money it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Who will tell whether one happy moment of love, or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.
Erich Fromm
Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves.
Charlotte Bronte
When something can be read without effort, great effort has gone into its writing.
Enrique Jardiel Poncela
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
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
In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life, work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts.
Peter McWilliams
No evil dooms us hopelessly, except the evil we love, and desire to continue in and make no effort to escape from.
George Eliot, internet
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
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
Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.
Og Mandino
When a man feels throbbing within him the power to do what he undertakes as well as it can possibly be done, and all of his faculties say amen to what he is doing, and give their unqualified approval to his efforts, - This is happiness, this is success.
Orison Swett Marden
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 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
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Napoleon Hill
Continuous effort is the key to unlocking our potential.
Black Elk, Native American
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives.
William A. Foste
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
Success is dependent on effort.
Sophocles
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. In this life we get nothing save by effort.
Theodore Roosevelt
Wisdom is supreme therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt your embrace her and she will honor you.
Proverbs 47 - 8
To fail is a natural consequence of trying, To succeed takes time and prolonged effort in the face of unfriendly odds. To think it will be any other way, no matter what you do, is to invite yourself to be hurt and to limit your enthusiasm for trying again.
David Viscott
The failure of women to produce genius of the first rank in most of the supreme forms of human effort has been used to block the way of all women of talent and ambition for intellectual achievement in a manner that would be amusingly absurd were it not so monstrously unjust and socially harmful.
Anna Garlin Spence