Quotes by effort

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  • Arthur Conan Doyle
    Arthur Conan Doyle
    British writer and medical doctor 1859-1930
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    For strange effects and extraordinary combinations we must go to life itself, which is always far more daring than any effort of the imagination.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
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    Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.
  • Sri Swami Sivananda
    Sri Swami Sivananda
    Indian Hindu spiritual teacher 1887-1963
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    Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Great art is never produced for its own sake. It is too difficult to be worth the effort.
  • Ching I
    Ching I
    Ancient Chinese text
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    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.
  • Pat Riley
    Pat Riley
    American basketball coach 1945-
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    Great effort springs naturally from a great attitude.
  • Erich Fromm
    Erich Fromm
    German - American philosopher and psychologist 1900-1980
    Erich Fromm
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    Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction.
  • Arnold Bennett
    Arnold Bennett
    British novelist 1867-1931
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    Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life.
  • Cab Calloway
    Cab Calloway
    American jazz singer, dancer, bandleader and actor 1907-1994
    Cab Calloway
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    He was a silly guy. Out - do the other guy. That was his effort at all times.
  • Ben Hecht
    Ben Hecht
    American writer, playwright 1894-1964
    Ben Hecht
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    Hollywood held this double lure for me, tremendous sums of money for work that required no more effort than a game of pinochle.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
    Elbert Hubbard
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    How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success?
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W. Bruce Cameron
    W. Bruce Cameron
    American writer and columnist 1960-
    
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    I am stunned by how much time and effort I must spend marketing my book and interacting with my readers. With social media, you don't just publish a book and figure you've done your part; your fans want to talk to you, have a conversation.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    I claim to be an average man of less than average ability. I have not the shadow of a doubt that any man or woman can achieve what I have, if he or she would make the same effort and cultivate the same hope and faith.
  • Angela Merkel
    Angela Merkel
    German politician 1954-
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    I feel sorry sometimes for these sportsmen and women who put in just as much effort as the footballers. For example, athletes train at least as hard as footballers but have to be happy if they can earn enough to finance a decent education.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    I have found it advisable not to give too much heed to what people say when I am trying to accomplish something of consequence. Invariably they proclaim it can't be done. I deem that the very best time to make the effort.
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