Quotes by effort

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  • Charles M. Schwab
    Charles M. Schwab
    American industrialist 1862-1939
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    I have yet to find the man, however exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism.
  • Brooke Burke
    Brooke Burke
    American actress, dancer, model 1971-
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    I really believe in the environmental movement right now - it only takes a little effort to make a big difference.
  • Bob Richards
    Bob Richards
    American athlete 1926-
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    I won it, at least five million times. Men who were stronger, bigger and faster than I was could have done it, but they never picked up a pole, and never made the feeble effort to pick their legs off the ground and get over the bar.
  • Arnold Palmer
    Arnold Palmer
    American golf player 1929-
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    I've always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me. I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn't have a chance to win.
  • A. A. Milne
    A. A. Milne
    English author, writer of the Winnie-the-Pooh books 1882-1956
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    If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
  • Branch Rickey
    Branch Rickey
    American baseball player 1881-
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    If things don't come easy, there is no premium on effort. There should be joy in the chase, zest in the pursuit.
  • Auberon Herbert
    Auberon Herbert
    British writer, theorist, philosopher
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    If we cannot by reason, by influence, by example, by strenuous effort, and by personal sacrifice, mend the bad places of civilization, we certainly cannot do it by force.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
    Barbara Ehrenreich
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    If you can attribute your success entirely to your own mental effort, to your own attitude, to some spiritual essence that you have that is better than other people's, then that must feel pretty good.
  • Pat Riley
    Pat Riley
    American basketball coach 1945-
    Pat Riley
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    If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of effort is the measure of the results.
  • Bill Kristol
    Bill Kristol
    American political analyst 1952-
    Bill Kristol
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    In any case, decisions on troop levels in the American system of government are not made by any general or set of generals but by the civilian leadership of the war effort.
  • Charles M. Schwab
    Charles M. Schwab
    American industrialist 1862-1939
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    In my wide association in life, meeting with many and great men in various parts of the world, I have yet to find the man, however great or exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than he would ever do under a spirit of criticism.
  • Vince Lombardi
    Vince Lombardi
    American football player 1913-1970
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    Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
  • Robert Browning
    Robert Browning
    English poet 1812-1889
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    Inscribe all human effort with one word, artistry's haunting curse, the Incomplete!
  • Bryant H. McGill
    Bryant H. McGill
    American journalist and author 1969-
    Bryant H. McGill
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    It has been my experience that if we make the effort to listen to people when we meet them, and work to get to know them a little, it is then easy to find something likeable in practically anyone.
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