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Effort Quotes

You do not get success just by thinking about it. A Lot of hard work and efforts are needed to achieve success in life. Be it scoring good marks in school or getting a hike in a job, you need to put your best efforts for it. Unless you give your effort, have the right attitude and self discipline, it is not possible to achieve success in life. If you are ready to put in a lot of effort, here are some of the most famous effort quotes to motivate you.

Reese Witherspoon

I don't believe in perfection. I don't think there is such a thing. But the energy of wanting things to be great is a perfectionist energy.

Hillary Clinton

I'm undaunted in my quest to amuse myself by constantly changing my hair.

Vince Lombardi

Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.

Epicurus

It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.

Charles Baudelaire

Evil is done without effort, naturally, it is the working of fate; good is always the product of an art.

Robert Browning

The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life: Try to be Shakespeare, leave the rest to fate!.

Mitch Albom

You have to work at creating your own culture.

Reese Witherspoon

A lot of work. A lot of vocal coaching, a lot of instrument training.

John Ruskin

In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it

John D. Rockefeller

I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man's own will.

Lewis Carroll

But I was thinking of a way To multiply by ten, And always, in the answer, get The question back again.

Chuck Palahniuk

A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.

Albert Camus

Men are convinced of your arguments, your sincerity, and the seriousness of your efforts only by your death.

Aldous Huxley

Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.

Denis Waitley

Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you.

Pablo Picasso

Action is the foundational key to all success.

John Ruskin

A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it without effort.

Rita Mae Brown

A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction.

George Carlin

Always do whatever's next.

Cameron Diaz

Acting is something different to everybody. I just know that if you watch an actor or actress getting better and better, I think that's them just understanding themselves better and better.

Osama bin Laden

The effort was never: Determine which individuals we ought to roll up.

Kurt Cobain

It's better to burn out, then to fade away.

Calvin Coolidge

All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.

Sun Tzu

Confront them with annihilation, and they will then survive; plunge them into a deadly situation, and they will then live. When people fall into danger, they are then able to strive for victory.

Albert Schweitzer

A man can do only what he can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day.

Les Brown

I advise you to say your dream is possible and then overcome all inconveniences, ignore all the hassles and take a running leap through the hoop, even if it is in flames.

Quentin Crisp

If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style.

Brian Tracy

Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life.

Charles Kingsley

Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever.

Robert Burns

Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess. I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.

Kevin Smith

We understand that some students will not be able to be here due to circumstances beyond their control even after the university is able to open its doors again. We will make every effort to assist these students with their matriculation.

Mae West

I'm a woman of very few words, but lots of action.

Horace

Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance.

Les Brown

Goals help you channel your energy into action.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Susan B. Anthony

I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women to the practical recognition of the old Revolutionary maxim. Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.

Lewis Carroll

Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop.

Napolean Hill

Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.

Charles Kingsley

Do noble things, not dream them all day long.

Wayne Gretzky

I wasn't naturally gifted in terms of size and speed; everything I did in hockey I worked for, and that's the way I'll be as a coach.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.

Benjamin Franklin

God helps those who help themselves.

John D. Rockefeller

I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people's efforts than 100% of my own efforts.

Arthur Ashe

One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.

Vince Lombardi

Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.

Quentin Crisp

Never keep up with the Joneses. Drag them down to your level.

William Arthur Ward

This bright New Year is given to me to live each day with zest, to daily grow and try to be my highest and my best!

William James

Action may not bring happiness but there is no happiness without action.

Vince Lombardi

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

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Dale Carnegie

Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.

George Carlin

I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, "Where's the self-help section?" She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.

Thomas Jefferson

They (preachers) dread the advance of science as witchesdo the approach of daylight and scowl on the fatal harbinger announcing the subversions of the duperies on which they live. 

Walt Disney

I don't like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It's just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess.

Arthur Ashe

Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.

Gertrude Stein

It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

When you give yourself, you receive more than you give.

P. G. Wodehouse

Sudden success in golf is like the sudden acquisition of wealth. It is apt to unsettle and deteriorate the character.

Epictetus

Imagine for yourself a character, a model personality, whose example you determine to follow, in private as well as in public.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.

Abraham Lincoln

Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.

Winston Churchill

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference

Andy Warhol

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

P. G. Wodehouse

Success comes to a writer as a rule, so gradually that it is always something of a shock to him to look back and realize the heights to which he has climbed.

Erich Fromm

Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.

Oprah Winfrey

My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you I the best place for the next moment.

Maya Angelou

Nothing will work unless you do.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The time for action is now. It's never too late to do something.

Charles Baudelaire

Inspiration comes of working every day.

John Dryden

Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, but genius must be born; and never can be taught.

Les Brown

If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you.

Michael Jordan

The game has its ups and downs, but you can never lose focus of your individual goals and you can't let yourself be beat because of lack of effort.

Winston Churchill

If you're going through hell, keep going.

Willie Nelson

We're still here trying to get the word out that 330 farmers are quitting every week.

Conan O'Brien

I always knew that it was going to be an uphill climb to replace Letterman from complete obscurity with no experience, but I think I had to go through it to know exactly what a titanic effort that was going to be.

George Burns

Look to the future, because that is where you'll spend the rest of your life.

D. H. Lawrence

Pornography is the attempt to insult sex, to do dirt on it.

Vince Lombardi

Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.

Epicurus

Misfortune seldom intrudes upon the wise man; his greatest and highest interests are directed by reason throughout the course of life.

Brian Tracy

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.

William Osler

To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals - this alone is worth the struggle.

Charlie Chaplin

To help a friend in need is easy, but to give him your time is not always opportune.

John Ruskin

Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of an intelligent effort.

Aldous Huxley

Bondage is the life of personality, and for bondage the personal self will fight with tireless resourcefulness and the most stubborn cunning.

Thomas Mann

For the sake of goodness and love, man shall let death have no sovereignty over his thoughts.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.

Kayleigh McEnany

Neither an almost $35 million Mueller investigation, ending in an exonerating report, nor a sham impeachment effort could deter Trump from moving forward with the business of the American people.

Lee Iacocca

You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can't get them across, your ideas won't get you anywhere.

Be true to the game, because the game will be true to you. If you try to shortcut the game, then the game will shortcut you. If you put forth the effort, good things will be bestowed upon you. That's truly about the game, and in some ways that's about life too.

Michael Jordan

Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night.

Helen Keller

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better. I, therefore, intend to oppose the effort to increase America's debt.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Nations consist of people. And with their effort, a nation can accomplish all it could ever want.

Kayleigh McEnany

Flanked on both sides, organized forces on the Left and the Right have made every effort to topple Trump, but these efforts have only served to embolden him and broaden his support.

Automotive franchise laws were put in place decades ago to prevent a manufacturer from unfairly opening stores in direct competition with an existing franchise dealer that had already invested time, money and effort to open and promote their business.