Quotes Categories

Effort Quotes

Swing hard, in case they throw the ball where you're swinging.

Author: Duke Snider

Profession:

Everyone confesses in the abstract that exertion which brings out all the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us all; but practically most people do all they can to get rid of it, and as a general rule nobody does much more than circumstances drive them to do.

Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896)

Profession: American Novelist, Antislavery Campaigner

When you do something, you should burn yourself up completely, like a good bonfire, leaving no trace of yourself.

Author: Shunryu Suzuki

Profession: Japanese Zen Master

The only method by which people can be supported is out of the effort of those who are earning their own way. We must not create a deterrent to hard work.

Author: Robert A. Taft (1889-1953)

Profession: American Politician

If your efforts are sometimes greeted with indifference, don't lose heart. The sun puts on a wonderful show at daybreak, yet most of the people in the audience go on sleeping.

Author: Ada Teixeira

Profession:

Whenever a man does the best he can, then that is all he can do.

Author: Harry S. Truman (1884-1972)

Profession: Thirty-third President of the USA

Have you ever watched a stonecutter at work? He will hammer away at a rock for perhaps a 100 times without a crack showing in it. Then, on the 101st blow, it will split in two. It is not that blow alone which accomplished the result, but the 100 others that went before as well.

Author: Source Unknown

Profession:

If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.

Author: Source Unknown

Profession:

If you torture data long enough, it will tell you anything you want !

Author: Source Unknown

Profession:

It's the last inch that counts.

Author: Source Unknown

Profession:

Remember that the faith that moves mountains always carries a pick.

Author: Source Unknown

Profession:

The grass may be greener on the other side of the fence, but you still have to mow it.

Author: Source Unknown

Profession:

About the only thing that comes without effort is old age..

Author: Source Unknown

Profession:

Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.

Author: Denis Waitley (1933)

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Trainer, Peak Performance Expert

The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.

Author: Denis Waitley (1933)

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Trainer, Peak Performance Expert