Quotes by effort
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Franklin D. Roosevelt
American statesman 1882-1945
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
American poet 1926-
Fortunately art is a community effort, a small but select community living in a spiritualized world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh.
South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
Throughout human history, in any great endeavour requiring the common effort of many nations and men and women everywhere, we have learned - it is only through seriousness of purpose and persistence that we ultimately carry the day. We might liken it to riding a bicycle. You stay upright and move forward so long as you keep up the momentum.
American golf player 1929-
Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
As an instructor, you must be able to distinguish between poor performance caused by lack of ability or aptitude on the part of the student and poor performance caused by lack of effort. You should treat the first with patience and the latter with firmness. You must never apply sarcasm and ridicule.Source: Jeet Kune Do (1997) Part 5 On training in Jeet Kune Do
American-British author 1951-
Clearly, some time ago makers and consumers of American junk food passed jointly through some kind of sensibility barrier in the endless quest for new taste sensations. Now they are a little like those desperate junkies who have tried every known drug and are finally reduced to mainlining toilet bowl cleanser in an effort to get still higher.
English writer 1709-1784
Composition is, for the most part, an effort of slow diligence and steady perseverance, to which the mind is dragged by necessity or resolution, and from which the attention is every moment starting to more delightful amusements.
American Author, Columnist 1902-
Despite the success cult, men are most deeply moved not by the reaching of the goal but by the grandness of the effort involved in getting there - or failing to get there.
French writer 1864-1910
Fame is a constant effort
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
Prejudices are so to speak the mechanical instincts of men: through their prejudices they do without any effort many things they would find too difficult to think through to the point of resolving to do them.
American statesman 1858-1919
The men and women who have the right ideals... are those who have the courage to strive for the happiness which comes only with labor and effort and self-sacrifice, and those whose joy in life springs in part from power of work and sense of duty.
American speaker, lifestyle coach, and author 1935-
''Doing your own thing'' is a generous act. Being gifted creates obligations, which means you owe the world your best effort at the work you love. You too are a natural resource.
English art critic 1819-1900
A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it without effort.
A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.
H. Jackson Brown Jr
American author 1940-
A racehorse that consistently runs just a second faster than another horse is worth millions of dollars more. Be willing to give that extra effort that separates the winner from the one in second place.