Quotes by effort

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  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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    It is not ease but effort, not facility but difficult, that makes man. There is perhaps no station in life in which difficulties do not have to be encountered and overcome before any decided means of success can be achieved.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
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    It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.
  • Balthazar Getty
    Balthazar Getty
    American actor and musician 1975-
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    It's been such a group effort. When you're a new band and you have limited resources, you end up getting people that are there because they love what you do, and that's great.
  • Bill Hicks
    Bill Hicks
    American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist and musician 1961-1994
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    It's just a ride and we can change it any time we want. It's only a choice. No effort, no work, no job, no savings and money, a choice, right now, between fear and love. The eyes of fear want you to put bigger locks on your door, buy guns, close yourself off. The eyes of love instead see all of us as one.
  • Claude M. Bristol
    Claude M. Bristol
    American writer 1891-1951
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    It's the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance, sweeps away all obstacles.
  • Russell Hoban
    Russell Hoban
    American writer 1925-
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    Language is an archeological vehicle... the language we speak is a whole palimpsest of human effort and history.
  • Vince Lombardi
    Vince Lombardi
    American football player 1913-1970
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    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.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    Little by little, through patience and repeated effort, the mind will become stilled in the Self.
  • Anais Nin
    Anais Nin
    French-born American Novelist, Dancer 1914-1977
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    Living never wore one out so much as the effort not to live.
  • Quentin Crisp
    Quentin Crisp
    English writer and actor 1908-1999
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    Love is the extra effort we make in our dealings with those whom we do not like and once you understand that, you understand all. This idea that love overtakes you is nonsense. This is but a polite manifestation of sex. To love another you have to undertake some fragment of their destiny.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    Man finds nothing so intolerable as to be in a state of complete rest, without passions, without occupation, without diversion, without effort. Then he feels his nullity, loneliness, inadequacy, dependence, helplessness, emptiness.
  • Erich Fromm
    Erich Fromm
    German - American philosopher and psychologist 1900-1980
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    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.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Metaphysics means nothing but an unusually obstinate effort to think clearly.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Most of one's life is one prolonged effort to prevent oneself thinking.
  • Euripides
    Euripides
    Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC
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    Much effort, much prosperity.
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