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Effort Quotes

I want to be remembered as the guy who gave his all whenever he was on the field.

Author: Walter Payton

Profession: American Football Player

If someone had told me I would be pope one day, I would have studied harder.

Author: Pope John I

Profession: Italian Pope

The healthiest competition occurs when average people win by putting above average effort.

Author: Colin Powell (1937)

Profession: American Army General

If a job's worth doing, it's worth doing well.

Author: Proverb


One may go a long way after one is tired.

Author: French Proverb

Profession: Sayings of French Origin

I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people's efforts than 100% of my own efforts.

Author: John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937)

Profession: American Industrialist, Philanthropist, Founder Exxon

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.

Author: Jim Rohn

Profession: American Businessman, Author, Speaker, Philosopher

You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give.

Author: Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)

Profession: American First Lady, Columnist, Lecturer, Humanitarian

Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.

Author: Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919)

Profession: Twenty-sixth President of the USA

There has never yet been a man in our history who led a life of ease whose name is worth remembering.

Author: Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919)

Profession: Twenty-sixth President of the USA

Life does not require us to make good; it asks only that we give our best at each level of experience.

Author: Harold Ruopp


The one thing that matters is the effort.

Author: Antoine De Saint-Exupery (1900-1944)

Profession: French Aviator, Writer

Nothing can come of nothing.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

''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.

Author: Barbara Sher

Profession: American Author

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.

Author: Beverly Sills

Profession: American Opera Singer