Effort Quotes

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Vidal Sassoon and Donald Kendall

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

Remy de Gourmont

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

Remy de Gourmont

I made efforts to swallow tears and to protect the species of the Japanese nation.

Hirohito

I made efforts to swallow tears and to protect the species of the Japanese nation.

Hirohito

The one thing that matters is the effort. It continues, whereas the end to be attained is but an illusion of the climber, as he fares on and on from crest to crest; and once the goal is reached it has no meaning.

Antoine de Saint-Exup╚ry

Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.

Jos╚ Ortega y Gassett

The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.

Vince Lombardi

Success is dependent on effort.

Sophocles

Like any other living, growing thing, love requires effort to keep it healthy.

Leo F. Buscaglia

Much effort, much prosperity.

Euripides

The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.

Zig Ziglar

Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.

Aeschylus

To move forward simply set your intentions, be grateful for what you have, be open to what is possible, and the rest just happens as a beautiful and effortless flow.

Bryant McGill

I took the first few years off and spent them recovering. I didn't even know what day it was or who I was anymore, so I made a conscious effort to end it all. I thought my days were numbered as a pop star anyway. My girlfriend and I had a daughter, I had some money, so I just took the time off to chill out.

Richard Paul Astley

What Americans were really objecting to had nothing to do with constitutional principles. their objection was not to Parliament's constitutional right to levy certain kinds of taxes as opposed to others, but to its effort to collect any.

Bernard Bailyn

It was as though even in this Nought's profound, Even in this ultimate dissolution's core, There lurked an unremembering entity, Survivor of a slain and buried past Condemned to resume the effort and the pang, Reviving in another frustrate world.

Sri Aurobindo

England totally disarmed and an easy prey to hostile forces! Can you think of anything more likely to excite cupidity and hostile intention? We should sink to the level of a fifth rate Power, our Colonies would be stripped from us, our commerce would decline, famine and unemployment would stalk the land. ... I share your longing for peace. God forbid that it should be again disturbed! The constant and undivided effort of the Government is for its preservation. But I have yet to learn that the cause of peace can be served by rendering our country impotent.

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley

THERE IS NEVER ANYTHING TO PRO-DUCE. In spite of all its materialist efforts, production remains a utopia. We can wear ourselves out in materializing things, in rendering them visible, but we will never cancel the secret.

Jean Baudrillard

Evil happens without effort, naturally, inevitably; good is always the product of skill.

Charles Baudelaire

Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.

Aeschylus

I think that the effort is to reach a realm of meaning that is not quite sayable. You stay away from what can be said and you try to reach what cant quite be said. Yet it is nevertheless meaningful. And there is such a realm and it is very difficult to talk about. Its not quite nonverbal, but that comes fairly close.

Donald Barthelme

... (a flash of insight) never comes by itself, in the sense that it comes effortless. You really need to work for it. There is a good proverb that says "fortuity helps the prepared mind." Insight will come by chance, but you only get it if you are prepared. Insight doesn't come by its own.

Carlo W. J. Beenakker

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Updated On : March 31, 2014
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