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There is no substitute for hard work.
Thomas A. Edison
Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
There is simply no substitute for hard work when it comes to achieving success.
If you record the sound of bacon in a frying pan and play it back, it sounds like the pops and cracks on an old 33 1/3 recording. Almost exactly like that. You could substitute it for that sound.
When it comes to developing character strength, inner security and unique personal and interpersonal talents and skills in a child, no institution can or ever will compare with, or effectively substitute for, the home's potential for positive influence.
Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They're absolutely free and worth a fortune.
The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.
Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that today is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity.
William Howard Taft
Marxism, Freudianism, global warming. These are proof - of which history offers so many examples - that people can be suckers on a grand scale. To their fanatical followers they are a substitute for religion. Global warming, in particular, is a creed, a faith, a dogma that has little to do with science.
There's simply no substitute for experience in terms of aviation safety.
There is no substitute for hard work, 23 or 24 hours a day. And there is no substitute for patience and acceptance.
My childhood was very difficult. I had every childhood disease and then some, but my parents didn't mollycoddle me. They left me to fight those battles on my own. I guess that was very Canadian, very stoic. But it's good. I had to become a warrior. I had to give up hope and find a substitute for hope that would be far more stable.
I like live audiences, with real people - virtual reality is no substitute.
Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work. I had to put in the time to get back. And it was a grind. It meant training and sweating every day. But I was completely committed to working out to prove to myself that I still could do it.
Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be a great nation, we must not merely talk; we must act big.
I think that my biggest attribute to any success that I have had is hard work. There really is no substitute for working hard.
However successful you are, there is no substitute for a close relationship. We all need them.
If in preaching the gospel you substitute your knowledge of the way of salvation for confidence in the power of the gospel, you hinder people from getting to reality.
Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very'; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.
If the power to do hard work is not a skill, it's the best possible substitute for it.
James A. Garfield
Humility is no substitute for a good personality.
If you substitute marijuana for tobacco and alcohol, you'll add eight to 24 years to your life.
The mastery of nature is vainly believed to be an adequate substitute for self mastery.
Sometimes attaining the deepest familiarity with a question is our best substitute for actually having the answer.
My father taught me how to substitute realities.
C. S. Lewis
John F. Kennedy
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