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Definition of Strive

Strive

  1. To make efforts; to use exertions; to endeavor with earnestness; to labor hard.
  2. To struggle in opposition; to be in contention or dispute; to contend; to contest; -- followed by against or with before the person or thing opposed; as, strive against temptation; strive for the truth.
  3. To vie; to compete; to be a rival.
  4. An effort; a striving.
  5. Strife; contention.

Strive Quotations

If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.
Pat Riley

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
Albert Einstein

True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.
Baltasar Gracian

You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give.
E. O. Wilson

Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth.
Swami Vivekananda
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Strive Translations

strive in German is eifern, bestrebe, erstreben
strive in Latin is contendo
strive in Spanish is esforzarse

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