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Effort

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
Effort Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Effort

1.
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

2.
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

3.
There has never yet been a man in our history who led a life of ease whose name is worth remembering.
Roosevelt, Theodore

4.
Have you ever watched a stonecutter at work? He will hammer away at a rock for perhaps a 100 times without a crack showing in it. Then, on the 101st blow, it will split in two. It is not that blow alone which accomplished the result, but the 100 others that went before as well.

5.
There's no taking trout with dry breeches.
Cervantes, Miguel De

6.
The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.
Waitley, Denis

7.
In the past, those who foolishly sought power by riding on the back of the tiger ended up inside.
Kennedy, John F.

8.
When you do something, you should burn yourself up completely, like a good bonfire, leaving no trace of yourself.
Suzuki, Shunryu

9.
What you can't get out of, get into wholeheartedly.
McLaughlin, Mignon

10.
Infatuated, half through conceit, half through love of my art, I achieve the impossible working as no one else ever works.
Dumas, Alexandre

11.
Easy DOESN'T do it.
Bernstein, Al

12.
Do your duty, that is best; leave unto the Lord the rest.
Mckay, David O.

13.
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

14.
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

15.
The secret of the truly successful, I believe, is that they learned very early in life how not to be busy. They saw through that adage, repeated to me so often in childhood, that anything worth doing is worth doing well. The truth is, many things are worth doing only in the most slovenly, halfhearted fashion possible, and many other things are not worth doing at all.
Ehrenreich, Barbara

16.
It is vain to do with more what can be done with less.
Occam, William Of

17.
Remember that the faith that moves mountains always carries a pick.

18.
I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people's efforts than 100% of my own efforts.
Rockefeller, John D.

19.
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

20.
People travel in the way of least resistance, by choosing one's environment, one will travel in a particular way.
Janicki, H.

21.
The Buddhas do but tell the way; it is for you to swelter at the task.
Buddha

22.
If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do.
Ball, Lucille

23.
Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.
Gasset, Jose Ortega Y

24.
It's the last inch that counts.

25.
Life does not require us to make good; it asks only that we give our best at each level of experience.
Ruopp, Harold

26.
If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.

27.
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

28.
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
Kennedy, John F.

29.
Start early and begin raising the bar throughout the day.
Jenner, Bruce

30.
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.

31.
The grass may be greener on the other side of the fence, but you still have to mow it.

32.
If someone had told me I would be pope one day, I would have studied harder.
Pope John I

33.
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.

34.
If a job's worth doing, it's worth doing well.
Proverb

35.
Whenever a man does the best he can, then that is all he can do.
Truman, Harry S

36.
If you torture data long enough, it will tell you anything you want !

37.
One may go a long way after one is tired.
Proverb, French

38.
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

39.
The one thing that matters is the effort.
Saint-Exupery, Antoine De

40.
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

41.
If you have enough push, you don't have to worry about the pull.
Ziglar, Zig

42.
Much effort, much prosperity.
Euripides

43.
I want you to start a crusade in you life -- to dare to be your best.
Danforth, William

44.
Things don't turn up in this world until somebody turns them up.
Garfield, James A.

45.
Be true to the best you know. This is your high ideal. If you do your best, you cannot do more.
Dresses, H. W.

46.
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

47.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Hill, Napoleon

48.
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

49.
The bitter and the sweet come from the outside, the hard from within, from one's own efforts.
Einstein, Albert

50.
I want to be remembered as the guy who gave his all whenever he was on the field.
Payton, Walter


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