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.


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-ExupÈry

Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.

JosÈ 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.


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

Leo F. Buscaglia

Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.


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

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

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Updated On : May 13, 2014
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