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For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success.
The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.
An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves.
Lydia M. Child
Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.
No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort.
The titanic effort that has brought liberation to South Africa, and ensured the total liberation of Africa, constitutes an act of redemption for the black people of the world.
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.
There is no force like success, and that is why the individual makes all effort to surround himself throughout life with the evidence of it; as of the individual, so should it be of the nation.
Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.
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.
Living never wore one out so much as the effort not to live.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
Very few people possess true artistic ability. It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort. If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint, simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass.
Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
In most communities it is illegal to cry 'fire' in a crowded assembly. Should it not be considered serious international misconduct to manufacture a general war scare in an effort to achieve local political aims?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
If we had any nerve at all, if we had any real balls as a society, or whatever you need, whatever quality you need, real character, we would make an effort to really address the wrongs in this society, righteously.
Metaphysics means nothing but an unusually obstinate effort to think clearly.
It is astonishing what an effort it seems to be for many people to put their brains definitely and systematically to work.
Thomas A. Edison
Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing.
H. L. Mencken
A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.
Liberty Hyde Bailey
Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.
Paul J. Meyer
This is a global effort we're going to have to lead to overcome this jihadist effort. It's more than Osama bin Laden. But he is going to pay, and he will die.
Law represents the effort of man to organize society; governments, the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty.
Henry Ward Beecher
Success is dependent on effort.
Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.
Orison Swett Marden
Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.
If those committed to the quest fail, they will be forgiven. When lost, they will find another way. The moral imperative of humanism is the endeavor alone, whether successful or not, provided the effort is honorable and failure memorable.
E. O. Wilson
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