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Effort

But the effort, the effort! And as the marrow is eaten out of a man's bones and the soul out of his belly, contending with the strange rapacity of savage life, the lower stage of creation, he cannot make the effort any more.
- Lawrence, D. H.
Effort Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Effort

1.
The bitter and the sweet come from the outside, the hard from within, from one's own efforts.
Einstein, Albert

2.
If you torture data long enough, it will tell you anything you want !

3.
Everyone confesses in the abstract that exertion which brings out all the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us all; but practically most people do all they can to get rid of it, and as a general rule nobody does much more than circumstances drive them to do.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher

4.
There's no taking trout with dry breeches.
Cervantes, Miguel De

5.
I made up my mind long ago that life was too short to do anything for myself that I could pay others to do for me.
Maugham, W. Somerset

6.
Do your duty, that is best; leave unto the Lord the rest.
Mckay, David O.

7.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Rohn, Jim

8.
I want to be remembered as the guy who gave his all whenever he was on the field.
Payton, Walter

9.
If a man has done his best, what else is there?
Patton, George S.

10.
I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people's efforts than 100% of my own efforts.
Rockefeller, John D.

11.
You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give.
Roosevelt, Eleanor

12.
I've always tried to do my best on the ball field. I can't do any more than that. I always try to give one hundred percent; and if my team loses, I come back and give one hundred percent the next day.
Barfield, Jesse

13.
Despite the success cult, men are most deeply moved not by the reaching of the goal but by the grandness of the effort involved in getting there -- or failing to get there.
Lerner, Max

14.
People travel in the way of least resistance, by choosing one's environment, one will travel in a particular way.
Janicki, H.

15.
It is not the truth that a man possesses, or believes that he possesses, but the earnest effort which he puts forward to reach the truth, which constitutes the worth of a man. For it is not by the possession, but the search after truth that he enlarges his power, wherein alone consists his ever-increasing perfection.
Lessing, Gotthold

16.
Swing hard, in case they throw the ball where you're swinging.
Snider, Duke

17.
It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the view is from the top.
Bennett, Arnold

18.
If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.

19.
champions know there are no shortcuts to the top. They climb the mountain one step at a time. they have no use for helicopters!
Adler, Judi

20.
If someone had told me I would be pope one day, I would have studied harder.
Pope John I

21.
If you have enough push, you don't have to worry about the pull.
Ziglar, Zig

22.
The human condition is such that pain and effort are not just symptoms which can be removed without changing life itself; they are the modes in which life itself, together with the necessity to which it is bound, makes itself felt. For mortals, the easy life of the gods would be a lifeless life.
Arendt, Hannah

23.
Whenever a man does the best he can, then that is all he can do.
Truman, Harry S

24.
There has never yet been a man in our history who led a life of ease whose name is worth remembering.
Roosevelt, Theodore

25.
It's the last inch that counts.

26.
In the past, those who foolishly sought power by riding on the back of the tiger ended up inside.
Kennedy, John F.

27.
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
Kennedy, John F.

28.
The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.
Waitley, Denis

29.
The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. [Ecclesiastes 9:11]
Bible

30.
Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.
Waitley, Denis

31.
Push yourself again and again. Don't give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.
Bird, Larry

32.
Doing your own thing is a generous act. Being gifted creates obligations, which means you owe the world your best effort at the work you love. You too are a natural resource.
Sher, Barbara

33.
When you do something, you should burn yourself up completely, like a good bonfire, leaving no trace of yourself.
Suzuki, Shunryu

34.
You have to give 100 percent in the first half of the game. If that isn't enough, in the second half, you have to give what is left.
Berra, Yogi

35.
I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you're a musician, a writer, an athlete or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you'll win -- if you don't you won t.
Jenner, Bruce

36.
About the only thing that comes without effort is old age..

37.
Much effort, much prosperity.
Euripides

38.
Remember that the faith that moves mountains always carries a pick.

39.
One may go a long way after one is tired.
Proverb, French

40.
The smallest effort is not lost. Each wavelet on the ocean tost aids in the ebb-tide or the flow; each rain-drop makes some floweret blow; each struggle lessens human woe.
Mackay, Charles

41.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Hill, Napoleon

42.
Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.
Roosevelt, Theodore

43.
Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.
Gasset, Jose Ortega Y

44.
If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do.
Ball, Lucille

45.
I want you to start a crusade in you life -- to dare to be your best.
Danforth, William

46.
What you can't get out of, get into wholeheartedly.
McLaughlin, Mignon

47.
If your efforts are sometimes greeted with indifference, don't lose heart. The sun puts on a wonderful show at daybreak, yet most of the people in the audience go on sleeping.
Teixeira, Ada

48.
But the effort, the effort! And as the marrow is eaten out of a man's bones and the soul out of his belly, contending with the strange rapacity of savage life, the lower stage of creation, he cannot make the effort any more.
Lawrence, D. H.

49.
Easy DOESN'T do it.
Bernstein, Al

50.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
Williams, A.L.


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