Quotes by effort

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  • Lewis Thomas
    Lewis Thomas
    American arts 1913-
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    Music is the effort we make to explain to ourselves how our brains work. We listen to Bach transfixed because this is listening to a human mind.
  • A. E. Housman
    A. E. Housman
    British poet 1859-1936
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    My heart always warms to people who do not come to see me, especially Americans, to whom it seems to be more of an effort.
    Source: Letter to Neilson Abeel (October 4, 1935).
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    My U.N. five-point plan focuses on preventing proliferation, strengthening the legal regime, and ensuring nuclear safety and security - an effort that was given good momentum by the Nuclear Security Summit held in Seoul earlier this year. The world is over-armed, and peace is underfunded.
  • Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Indian godman and mystic 1931-1990
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    My whole effort here is to keep you as non-serious as possible, for the simple reason that meditation, all kinds of meditation, can make you too serious and that seriousness will create a spiritual disease and nothing else. Unless a meditation brings you more laughter, more joy, more playfulness, avoid it. It is not for you.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort.
  • Emma Goldman
    Emma Goldman
    American anarchist 1869-1940
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    No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
  • Roger Staubach
    Roger Staubach
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    Nothing good comes in life or athletics unless a lot of hard work has preceded the effort. Only temporary success is achieved by taking short cuts.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    On this path effort never goes to waste, and there is no failure. Even a little effort toward spiritual awareness will protect you from the greatest fear.
  • Gaston Bachelard
    Gaston Bachelard
    French scientist and philosopher 1884-1962
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    One must always maintain one's connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it. To remain in touch with the past requires a love of memory. To remain in touch with the past requires a constant imaginative effort.
  • Benjamin Tucker
    Benjamin Tucker
    American anarchist and socialist 1854-1939
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    One thing, however, is sure, - that in all cases the effort should be to impose all the cost of repairing the wrong upon the doer of the wrong. This alone is real justice, and of course such justice is necessarily free.
  • T. S. Eliot
    T. S. Eliot
    British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
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    Our emotions are only ''incidents in the effort to keep day and night together.
  • Al Goldstein
    Al Goldstein
    American pornographer 1936-2013
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    Our photographs are filthier and our stories are more disgusting. We make no effort to be artistic.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    Parties do not maintain themselves. They are maintained by effort. The government is not self-existent. It is maintained by the effort of those who believe in it. The people of America believe in American institutions, the American form of government and the American method of transacting business.
  • Albert Ellis
    Albert Ellis
    American psychologist 1913-2007
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    People could rationally decide that prolonged relationships take up too much time and effort and that they'd much rather do other kinds of things. But most people are afraid of rejection.
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