Effort Quotes

Hellen kelle - toleration is the greatest gift of mind, it...
The truth is, laughter always sounds more perfect than weeping. Laughter flows in a violent riff and is effortlessly melodic. Weeping is often fought, choked, half strangled, or surrendered to with humiliation.
Anne Rice

Al jaffee - book dedication to myself, without whose inspired...
The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth. The trite subjects of human efforts, possessions, outward success, luxury have always seemed to me contemptible.
Albert Einstein
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
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

I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your effort to believe it.
Wilson Mizne
Baudjuin - no matter how hard you work for success if your...
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
Tonight we are launching an effort which holds the promise of changing the course of human history.
Ronald Reagan
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
Children are natural mimics; they act like their parents in spite of every effort to teach them good manners.
Author Unknown
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
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
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
Everything is the product of one universal creative effort. There is nothing dead in Nature. Everything is organic and living, and therefore the whole world appears to be a living organism.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The essence of living is discovering. Indeed, it is the joy of discovering that makes life worth the effort.
Vijay Krishna
There are pauses amidst study, and even pauses of seeming idleness, in which a process goes on which may be likened to the digestion of food. In those seasons of repose, the powers are gathering their strength for new efforts; as land which lies fallow recovers itself for tillage.
J. W. Alexande
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
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Jim Rohn
Success is dependent on effort.
Sophocles
The real tradegy is the tragedy of the man who never in his life braces himself for his one supreme effort - He never stretches to his full capacity, never stands up to his full stature.
Arnold Bennett
No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
Emma Goldman
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
On that day let us solemnly remember the sacrifices of all those who fought so valiantly, on the seas, in the air, and on foreign shores, to preserve our heritage of freedom, and let us reconsecrate ourselves to the task of promoting an enduring peace so that all their efforts shall not have been in vain.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
Individual commitment to a group effort - That is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
Vince Lombardi
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Napoleon Hill
No matter how much spin, effort, lunch or dinner you give the media, they will not fail to notice whether you have won or lost.
Robin Renwick, former British ambassador to the United States
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
He was a genius - That is to say, a man who does superlatively and without obvious effort something that most people cannot do by the uttermost exertion of their abilities.
Robertson Davies, "Fifth Business".
The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.
Vince Lombardi
Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves.
Charlotte Bronte
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
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself - - Nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Any effort that has self - Glorification as its final endpoint is bound to end in disaster.
Robert M. Pirsig
Traditions are group efforts to keep the unexpected from happening.
Barbara Tobe
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.
John Ruskin
Constant and determined effort breaks down all resistence and sweeps away all obstacles.
Claude M Bristol
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