Effort Quotes

~Wonderful Effort Quotes~

"All the so-called "secrets of success" will not work unless you do."
Author Unknown

"To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short." Confucius

"You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind."
Author Unknown

"He who is outside his door has the hardest part of his journey behind him." Dutch Proverb

"Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more." Edward H. Harriman

"No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune." Plutarch

"God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest."
J.G. Holland

"Be not afraid of going slowly; be afraid only of standing still."
Chinese Proverb

~Famous Effort Quote From Thomas Jefferson~
"I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it." Thomas Jefferson

"Many people think they want things, but they don't really have the strength, the discipline. They are weak. I believe that you get what you want if you want it badly enough." Sophia Loren

~My Favorite Effort Quote~
"About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age."
Gloria Pitzer

"Character is what emerges from all the little things you were too busy to do yesterday, but did anyway." Mignon McLaughlin

"I've got a theory that if you give 100 percent all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end." Larry Bird

"The difference between try and triumph is a little umph." Author Unknown

"Many an opportunity is lost because a man is out looking for four-leaf clovers." Author Unknown

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." Thomas Edison

"No one understands that you have given everything. You must give more." Antonio Porchia

"Men are made stronger on realization that the helping hand they need is at the end of their own arm." Sidney J. Phillips

"The person who is waiting for something to turn up might start with their shirt sleeves." Garth Henrichs

"He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying." Friedrich Nietzsche

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

"Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat." Ann Landers

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

"Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory." Mohandas Gandhi

"Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience." Mohandas Gandhi

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

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