About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age.
When something can be read without effort, great effort has gone into its writing.
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
Every effort for progress, for enlightenment, for science, for religious, political, and economic liberty, emanates from the minority, and not from the mass
The real tragedy is the tragedy of the man who never in his life braces himself for his one supreme effort, who never stretches to his full capacity, never stands up to his full stature
There is only one situation I can think of in which men and women make an effort to read better than they usually do. [It is] when they are in love and reading a love letter.
If you could equate the amount of time and effort put in mentally and physically into succeeding on the baseball field and measured it by the dirt on your uniform, mine would have been black.
In the effort to give good and comforting answers to the young questioners whom we love, we very often arrive at good and comforting answers for ourselves
Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
The mode in which the inevitable comes to pass is through effort.
If you can't excell with talent, triumph with effort.
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.
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
Evil is done without effort, naturally, it is the working of fate; good is always the product of an art.
You'll discover that real love is millions of miles past falling in love with anyone or anything. When you make that one effort to feel compassion instead of blame or self-blame, the heart opens again and continues opening
Nothing requires a greater effort of thought than arguments to justify the rule of non-thought.
And protect your heart from being inclined toward what you have renounced of people and desires and wishes and option and effort and from losing patience and harmony and pleasure with God at the time of the befalling of calamity.
I have often thought that if photography were difficult in the true sense of the term -- meaning that the creation of a simple photograph would entail as much time and effort as the production of a good watercolor or etching -- there would be a vast improvement in total output. The sheer ease with which we can produce a superficial image often leads to creative disaster.
If photography were difficult in the true sense . . . that the creation of a simple photograph would entail as much time and effort as the production of a good watercolor or etching -- there would be a vast improvement in total output.
Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual
Playing the game I have learned the meaning of humility. It has given me an understanding of futility of the human effort.
Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you