Effort Quotes

Cassia lewis - beyond every effort put first, lies an...
Constant and determined effort breaks down all resistence and sweeps away all obstacles.
Claude M Bristol

Herodotus - some men give up their designs when they have...
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
Happiness is in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin Roosevelt
Individual commitment to a group effort, that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
Vince Lombardi

Children are natural mimics; they act like their parents in spite of every effort to teach them good manners.
Author Unknown
Robin renwick, former british ambassador to the united states - no matter how much spin, effort, lunch or dinner...
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
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Samuel Johnson
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
About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age.
Gloria Pitze
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
Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts inevitably bring about right results.
James Allen
A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.
Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Clu
When something can be read without effort, great effort has gone into its writing.
Enrique Jardiel Poncela
Everyone makes a greater effort to hurt other people than to help himself.
Alexis Carrel
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
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
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
Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life.
Arnold Bennett
A fanatic is someone who redoubles his efforts when he has forgotten his aim.
Chuck Jones
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
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
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 better, I think, to grab at the stars than to sit flustered because you know you cannot reach them... At least he who reaches will get a good stretch, a good view, and perhaps even a low - Hanging apple for his efforts.
R. A. Salvatore, Sojourn
Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves.
Charlotte Bronte
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
I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your effort to believe it.
Wilson Mizne
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
Many a man has finally succeeded only because he has failed after repeated efforts. If he had never met defeat he would never have known any great victory.
Orison Swett Marden
Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.
Anon.
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
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
Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing.
H. L. Mencken
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
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 achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.
Vince Lombardi
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
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