Effort Quotes

Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers and never succeeding.

Marc Chagall

We compete, not so much against an opponent, but against ourselves. The real test is this: Did I make my best effort on every play?

Bud Wilkinson

Your equipment DOES NOT affect the quality of your image. The less time and effort you spend worrying about your equipment the more time and effort you can spend creating great images. The right equipment just makes it easier, faster or more convenient for you to get the results you need.

Ken Rockwell

It is not ease but effort, not facility but difficult, that makes man. There is perhaps no station in life in which difficulties do not have to be encountered and overcome before any decided means of success can be achieved.

Samuel Smiles

Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.

Helen Keller

Tolerance is the positive and cordial effort to understand another's beliefs, practices, and habits without necessarily sharing or accepting them.

Joshua Liebman

The fun you get from golf is in direct ratio to the effort you don't put into it.

Bob Allen

Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you

Arnold Palmer

Playing the game I have learned the meaning of humility. It has given me an understanding of futility of the human effort.

Abba Eban

Very few people possess true artistic ability. It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort. If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint, simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass.

Fran Lebowitz

What was any art but an effort to make a sheath, a mould in which to imprison for a moment the shining, elusive element which is life itself life hurrying past us and running away, too strong to stop, too sweet to lose?

Willa Sibert Cather

There can be no permanent progress in the battle against hunger until the agencies that fight for increased food production and those that fight for population control unite in a common effort.

Norman Ernest Borlaug

Always focus on your effort, instead of the results of that effort.

Russell Simmons

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.

Denis Waitley

It is not easy to make an effort and to remember all the little personalia of some one one has loved very much, and by whom one has been loved.

Isa Bowman
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