Effort Quotes

Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.

George Santayana

It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things

Theodore Roosevelt

I've always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me. I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn't have a chance to win.

Arnold Palmer

Nothing comes out of nothing but something always comes out of everything.

Vikrant Parsai

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.

Napoleon Hill

In all human affairs there are efforts and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result

James Allen

The whole effort of a sincere man is to erect his personal impressions into laws

Remy de Gourmont

When something can be read without effort, great effort has gone into its writing.

Enrique Jardiel Poncela

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 Fischer

Every effort for progress, for enlightenment, for science, for religious, political, and economic liberty, emanates from the minority, and not from the mass

Emma Goldman

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

Arnold Bennett

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.

Mortimer Adler

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.

Mike Schmidt

I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have a light joyousness of springtime which never lets anyone suspect the labors it has cost me.

Henri Matiss

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

Ruth Goode

The greater the effort, the greater the glory.

Pierre Corneille

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

Gloria Pitzer

When a gifted team dedicates itself to unselfish trust and combines instinct with boldness and effort, it is ready to climb.

Patanjali

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.

Liane Cordes

The mode in which the inevitable comes to pass is through effort.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

For the great mass of mankind the only saving grace that is needed is steady fidelity to what is nearest to hand and heart in the short moment of each human effort.

Joseph Conrad

In the effort to tell a whole story, to see it whole and clear, I have had to imagine more than I have known.

Wendell Berry

Quality improves with effort according to an exponential curve.

Robert W. Bly

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Updated On : May 13, 2014
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