Quotation Explorer - 'Effort'

Tipper and Al came to a show the last time we were in Washington. They're nice people, a nice family. We made every effort not to frighten them. - Jerry Garcia
Believe it or not, your body has nothing but unconditional love for you. The proof? Without any effort on your part, your heart is beating, your lungs are breathing, and the rhythm of life is graciously flowing through you every second of every day—unconditionally. - Elaine Moran
We live in an increasingly chaotic world and it takes a conscious and concerted effort to protect one’s humanity. - K.J. Kilton
Success is not about getting it right the first time but about not giving up even if it takes a lifetime of effort. - Pooja Ruprell
You can be an expert any field of study with consistent effort and consistent learning. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Evil is committed without effort, naturally, fatally; goodness is always the product of some art. - Charles Baudelaire
Fanaticism consists in redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim. - George Santayana
I'm actually equal parts cynicism and apathy. I'm always willing to believe the worst as long as it doesn't take too much effort. - Dennis Miller
Nothing of me is original. I am the combined effort of everybody I've ever known. - Chuck Palahniuk
In most cases, our thoughts about experiences that have happened to us cause greater grief than the events themselves. Understanding it may be difficult and require some effort, but remind yourself as often as you need to, that past and future exist only as stories in our minds. - J.F.Kelly
The imagination is the goal of history. I see culture as an effort to literally realize our collective dreams. - Terence McKenna
Do you truly believe in the worthiness of your dreams? Do you truly think they are worth the consistent effort required to make them manifest? Once you truly believe, nothing can stop you but yourself, for such belief is the same power which creates and maintains all existence. - Stephen Richards
It is weird to see how people sometimes doesn't value and ignore the love and effort of the people who love them and try to stay. They push them away only to realise everything they did after they leave and make their memories as pillows to sleep over and cry upon it later. - Akshay Vasu
In my wide association in life, meeting with many and great men in various parts of the world, I have yet to find the man, however great or exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than he would ever do under a spirit of criticism. - Charles M. Schwab
When it comes to the core of who we are, it takes incredible effort to shift more than one standard deviation from the mean of your life. - E. Obeng-Amoako Edmonds
Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, determines your destiny. - Aristotle
Of the gladdest moments in human life, methinks, is the departure upon a distant journey into unknown lands. Shaking off with one mighty effort the fetters of Habit, the leaden weight of Routine, the cloak of many Cares and the slavery of Civilization, man feels once more happy. - Richard Francis Burton
Most paths of self-correction purposely increase the effort and struggle to achieve these states or vibrations. They insist that you must ‘earn it’ or ‘handle it’ or ‘surrender to it’ or ‘get it’ when the truth is you already have immediate access to all of it. - Frank Natale
Children are natural mimics; they act like their parents in spite of every effort to teach them good manners.
Guns are neat little things, aren't they? They can kill extraordinary people with very little effort.
To some Humans, the promise of a patch land was worth any effort. It was an oddly predictable sort of behavior. Humans had a long, storied history of forcing their way into places where they didn't belong. - Becky Chambers
I encourage you, to take control to take back your power. Make the time and effort to invest in yourself. Self-care and healing. Taking time for stillness and contemplation. Reflect on your own behaviour. Decide what kind of person you want to be and then take the steps to be that person. - Akiroq Brost
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. - Heraclitus
Every poem is an infant labored into birth and I am drenched with sweating effort, tired from the pain and hurt of being a man, in the poem I transform myself into a woman. - Jimmy Santiago Baca
Everyone makes a greater effort to hurt other people than to help himself. - Alexis Carrel
Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing. - H. L. Mencken
Life is an effort that deserves a better cause. - Karl Kraus
I will not call myself a perfectionist, but I love to present things with my best effort. - Debasish Sinha
The Lack of perseverance and effort isn't called Destiny ! - Shahryar Barani
Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort. - Deborah Day
If you are a kind person and love animals, you may be lucky enough to find the Magic Valley. There you will discover a land where snow leopards play and mountains smile. I should tell you, though, that it will be a very hard journey. But I should also tell you that it is well worth the effort. - Helen Freeman
May our effort, confidence and concern for others be the altar from which we pray for personal abundance. - Laura Teresa Marquez
Truth should be the very breath of our life. When once this state in the pilgrim's progress is reached, all other rules of correct living will come without any effort, and obedience to them will be instinctive. - Mahatma Gandhi
Happiness is in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Dedicate some of your life to others. Your dedication will not be a sacrifice. It will be an exhilarating experience because it is an intense effort applied toward a meaningful end. - Dr. Thomas Dooley
A team effort is a lot of people doing what I say.
The teacher who does not demand effort of his students does not educate - he merely extends ignorance to new subjects.
You find yourself refreshed by the presence of cheerful people. Why not make an honest effort to confer that pleasure on others? Half the battle is gained if you never allow yourself to say anything gloomy. - Lydia M. Child
We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort. Jesse Owens - Judy Baker
ignorance to a certain degree can be corrected but, it shall always be an effort in futility to correct a certain degree of ignorance! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The effort to understand the universe is one of the very few things that lifts human life a little above the level of farce, and gives it some of the grace of tragedy. - Steven Weinberg
She is beyond any mortal structure of words, yet she inspires the effort to try anyway. - Hubert Martin
I was too green to know that all cynicism masks a failure to cope -- an impotence, in short; and that to despise all effort is the greatest effort of all.
A poem begins with a lump in the throat; a homesickness or a love sickness. It is a reaching-out toward expression; an effort to find fulfillment. A complete poem is one where an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. - Robert Frost
Don't allow someone not worth it to have the power to occupy your thoughts. If they don't find you worth the effort or the time, why should you waste yours? - Donna Lynn Hope
If like fcuks you hard, you fcuk her more harder. If she betrays, put little bit more effort and she will be dead flat. - Santosh Kalwar
Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing. - H.L. Mencken
The essence of living is discovering. Indeed, it is the joy of discovering that makes life worth the effort.
You have FALLEN from Grace when you seek to be Justification by your own self effort (the Law). Gal 5:4 AMP - John Paul Warren
Life turns out to be the best for those who give their best effort whatever they do and enjoy the abundance of life with love and gratitude. - Debasish Mridha
Keep your friends close, enemies closer. Takes little effort to drive a sharp knife through their hearts when they outlive their uselessness! - Akuku Mach Pep
Talent is a long patience, and originality an effort of will and intense observation. - Gustave Flaubert
Love; it takes you so much effort without needing something in return. - Mean
This I do know beyond any reasonable doubt. Regardless of what you are doing, if you pump long enough, hard enough and enthusiastically enough, sooner or later the effort will bring forth the reward. - Zig Ziglar
Everybody says life is hard. I'm surprised nobody makes effort to not create any lives. - Orlyze Simons
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
As I start each day I have a blank canvas. I will make every effort to fill it with color. - Wylie R. Weeks
Do you know invisible determination and effort will always accomplish visible distinction and excellence? - Onyi Anyado
People choose the paths that grant them the greatest rewards for the least amount of effort. - David Shore
If some musicians put half as much effort in to the business side as they do their outer look and appearances, they could be twice as far. - Loren Weisman
Fatigue, discomfort, discouragement are merely symptoms of effort. - Morgan Freeman
The easiest way to gain someone's trust is to deserve it. This should be pretty easy, assuming you're just being you and being real. Minimal effort too. - Ashly Lorenzana
Some fool aims to go to heaven; some clever knows that there isn’t any; and some intelligent tries to create one with his own effort! Be intelligent! - Mehmet Murat ildan
True love; the feeling that takes you so much effort without needing something in return. - Mean
No code of ethics and no effort are justifiable a priori in the face of the cruel mathematics that command our condition. - Albert Camus
Evil originates not in the absence of guilt; but in our effort to escape it. - Shannon L. Alder
All this effort to change other people's minds suggests a resistance to change one's own. - Marty Rubin
It isn't the subjects we write about but the seriousness and subtlety of our expression that determines the worth of or effort. - Joyce Carol Oates
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work. - Calvin Coolidge
If the weak hand, that has recorded this tale, has, by its scenes, beguiled the mourner of one hour of sorrow, or, by its moral, taught him to sustain it - the effort, however humble, has not been vain, nor is the writer unrewarded. - Ann Radcliffe
I'm convinced that the world, more than ever, needs the music only you can make. And if it takes extra courage to keep playing in spite of your loss, many will applaud the effort. And who knows? Others may be inspired to pick up their broken instruments, their broken lives, and begin again. - Steve Goodier
Despite my best effort to make myself as large as absolutely possible, life will always be larger than me. That simple fact makes God not only a likelihood, but a necessity. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
success is a conscious effort to make a change in your current situation and sticking to it ,your current position is a result of how much change you made yesterday, your future depends on what you are willing to change today. - KV Findthings
It takes more effort to avoid the truth than it does to face it. - Robert J. Braathe
Pacifism is objectively pro-fascist. This is elementary common sense. If you hamper the war effort of one side, you automatically help out that of the other. Nor is there any real way of remaining outside such a war as the present one. In practice, 'he that is not with me is against me'. - George Orwell
Success demands consistent effort and hard work. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort. - John Ruskin
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives.
For strange effects and extraordinary combinations we must go to life itself, which is always far more daring than any effort of the imagination. - Arthur Conan Doyle
Work hard, put maximum effort, and have a good attitude. Most importantly never give up. - Ana Monnar
Never under-estimate your effort, no matter how little. Every effort, little or great is a step closer towards the actualisation of your dreams. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
When something can be read without effort, great effort has gone into its writing. - Enrique Jardiel Poncela
A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection. - Chuck Palahniuk
By prizing heartfulness above faultlessness, we may reap more from our effort because we're more likely to be changed by it. - Sharon Salzberg
One can be kind,one can be helpful,but it takes a heart and an effort to understand. - Bikash Chaurasiya
The lack of understanding does not hurt, as much as the lack of effort to understand does ! - Wordions
I would like to spare the time and effort of hack reviewers and, generally, persons who move their lips when reading. - Vladimir Nabokov
You just have to start putting one foot in front of the other, making an effort to get healthy every day. - Ali Vincent
When you’re busy, avoid taking the quickest action. Instead make the extra effort to truly serve the customer. - Marilyn Suttle
For the great mass of mankind, the only saving grace needed is a steady fidelity to what is nearest to hand and heart for the short moment of each human effort. - Joseph Conrad
The highest prize we can receive for creative work is the joy of being creative. Creative effort spent for any other reason than the joy of being in that light filled space, love, god, whatever we want to call it, is lacking in integrity. . . - Marianne Williamson
To become a master at any skill, it takes the total effort of your: heart, mind, and soul working together in tandem. - Maurice Young
When you know what you want you will be excited about it and give every ounce of effort to making it come true. No excuse or fear will get in your way because peace is found in focus. - Shannon L. Alder
To observe life is not only to organize your internal and external life, but reach to the state, from where, without any effort, both your internal and external life, moves in synchronization. - Roshan Sharma
Oftentimes I think it is far better to listen for an answer, rather than talk out of an effort to create one. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Love cost its like working a full time job you got to put work and effort into it,and that's why it fails with a lot of people because they on the job part time !!! #GeminiStatus - jojo1980
There is no single effort more radical in its potential for saving the world than a transformation of the way we raise our children. - Marianne Williamson
Even when you are lazy and don't have the effort to learn something sit somewhere in public and try to observe the stupid people around you, that would be more than enough learning for the day. - Neymat Khan
Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation. - Judith Martin
Success come only through high ambition, good guidance, strong will, determining and effort. - Santonu Kumar Dhar
To rank the effort above the prize may be called love. - Confucius
When you read a book put all of your effort into staying present and focus your energy towards the comprehension of each and every word and how you can apply it into your daily life. - Matthew Donnelly
Make a little effort to give up your insignificant quarrels and eventually a better world will follow. - Abhijit Naskar
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure. - Samuel Johnson
In the effort to reach the stars and change the world, make sure you touch a heart and change a life. - Stella Payton
Since the beginning of physics, symmetry considerations have provided us with an extremely powerful and useful tool in our effort to understand nature. Gradually they have become the backbone of our theoretical formulation of physical laws. - Tsung-Dao Lee
Perhaps that's why they had been so happy to learn a new tongue in the first place : the self consciousness of it, the effort of it, the grammar of it, pulled you up; a new language provided distance and kept the heart intact. - Kiran Desai
He knew that all the hazards and perils were now drawing together to a point: the next day would be a day of doom, the day of final effort or disaster, the last gasp. - J.R.R. Tolkien
Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
How do I shape my reality? I use wisdom and strategy to shift the possible to the probable... Then, effort and consistency will bridge the probable to the inevitable. Success is a behavior... I make sure my mindset and actions are working in alignment. - Steve Maraboli
I am too tired, I must try to rest and sleep, otherwise I am lost in every respect. What an effort to keep alive! Erecting a monument does not require an expenditure of so much strength. - Franz Kafka
Your dreams will never come true through some kind of magic.They will become reality only through self confidence, determination, dedication and effort - Mouloud Benzadi
Effort is not effort until it begins to hurt.
You can buy a person’s time and work, but you cannot buy their enthusiasm, effort, and passion. Those are earned, and as such, given freely. - Jeffrey Fry
When your EFFORT results in the DESIRED EFFECT, then you have WORKED - Fela Durotoye
No evil dooms us hopelessly, except the evil we love, and desire to continue in and make no effort to escape from. - George Eliot
Failure is an open invitation to improve and engage your frustrations with a refined energy of triumphant effort. - Unarine Ramaru
When you see something wrong and fail to do anything about it, even in the smallest effort, you accept the wrong. - D'Andre Lampkin
A non-doer is very often a critic-that is, someone who sits back and watches doers, and then waxes philosophically about how the doers are doing. It's easy to be a critic, but being a doer requires effort, risk, and change. - Wayne W. Dyer
It is for us to make the effort. The result is always in God's hands.
Be kind. It's worthwhile to make an effort to learn about other people and figure out what you might have in common with them. - Viggo Mortensen
Day after day, week after week; writing great fiction takes time, emotion, skill and effort. - Carla H. Krueger
Is love an art? Then it requires knowledge and effort. - Erich Fromm
You're not a priority if you're an option, you are a percentage. A percentage of that other person's time and effort. The size of the pie never changes, the slices do. - Tyconis D. Allison Ty
Love is like gold, you may strike a vein with less effort, or may have to go through tons of rocks to find it - Habyarimana Bangambiki
The few individuals who are capable of spontaneous and joyous effort stand out. These are the select men, the nobles, the only ones who are active and not merely reactive, for whom life is a perpetual striving, an incessant course of training. - Ortega y Gasset José
Love and translation look alike in their grammar. To love someone implies transforming their words into ours. Making an effort to understand the other person and, inevitably, to misinterpret them. To construct a precarious language together. - Andrés Neuman
About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age. - Gloria Pitzer
Grounding is taking a conscious effort to retract oneself from the world’s distractions, and then focusing on listening to isolate the voice of God within from the voice of the ego. The voice of God within is where all the answers lie. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana
Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential. - Winston S. Churchill
Life can be a misunderstanding, if we are ignorant of the right language or don’t try to learn it. « If lions could speak, we would not understand them. » says Ludwig Wittgenstein. If we make an effort, however, we could manage to understand. ( Life was a misunderstanding » ) - Erik Pevernagie
It has taken me years of struggle, hard work, and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence. - Isadora Duncan
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? - Elbert Hubbard
Golf may be played on Sunday, not being a game within the view of the law, but being a form of moral effort. - Stephen Leacock
I realized that marriage is not only about exchanging vows, but it's about two people who equally make a continuous effort to honour their vows. - Gugu Mona
Regaining health is more difficult an objective then becoming ill. Becoming ill is a random act of ignorance and regaining health is an intentional effort in frustration. - Richard Diaz
Putting in effort is like riding a bicycle on train tracks, you will get to where you want to go but you will feel every bump along the way. - Davis Levy
Individual effort is good but collective effort is better. We need a NETWORK of nation builders - Fela Durotoye
Continuous effort is the key to unlocking our potential.
Do not let your good ideas to spend your brain energy, do it with all the effort because the shadow of the success can become a reality only with hard work. - Isra
And may be between building and breaking we find our lives somewhere.Building dreams, each time, watching them break and then picking the broken pieces,building again with a new Hope more courage. ......And may be this effort is Life. - Wordions
There is the happiness which comes from creative effort. The joy of dreaming, creating, building, whether in painting a picture, writing an epic, singing a song, composing a symphony, devising new invention, creating a vast industry. - Henry Miller
Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money. It lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
The crime of book purging is that it involves a rejection of the word. For the word is never absolute truth, but only man’s frail and human effort to approach the truth. To reject the word is to reject the human search. - Max Lerner
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle. - Napoleon Hill
Spirituality is not primarily about values and ethics, not about exhortations to do right or live well. The spiritual traditions are primarily about reality...an effort to penetrate the illusions of the external world and to name its underlying truth. - Parker J. Palmer
END is not the END, in fact, E.N.D means Effort Never Dies. - Jerhia
Every serious-minded person knows that a large part of the effort required in moral discipline consists in the courage needed to acknowledge the unpleasant consequences of one's past and present acts. - John Dewey
Success is just a little more effort. - Sydney J. Harris
One of the presidential campaigns unveiled more of an infrastructure in place for the next contest than was previously thought to be present, with a spokesperson saying that one of the campaign's strengths is that it does not make an effort to draw attention to with every asset. - New York Times The
MEANDER, n. To proceed sinuously and aimlessly. The word is the ancient name of a river about one hundred and fifty miles south of Troy, which turned and twisted in the effort to get out of hearing when the Greeks and Trojans boasted of their prowess. - Ambrose Bierce
In a relationship, no amount of extra effort on your part can make up for a lack of effort on theirs. - John Mark Green
In an effort to eliminate the possibility of any rival growing up, some monopolists would sacrifice democracy itself. - Henry A. Wallace
Meditation is the conscious effort towards altering our subconscious mind. - Xaric
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Outcome is not vital! All what matters is your effort and devotion towards it...!! - Nehali Lalwani
Very little effort is needed to create a prosperous life. Focus on positivity, prosperity, and love. - Debasish Mridha
If our society remember the iconic people by they hard work and self effort impacting our community, so I can consider myself as one of them because you will remember how hard I've been working to make it till there. - Amen Muffler
Once we forget those who have contributed time and effort in making an endeavor successful, we forget ourselves. - Beem Weeks
Hope floats but effort propels. - Rob Liano
I have found it advisable not to give too much heed to what people say when I am trying to accomplish something of consequence. Invariably they proclaim it can't be done. I deem that the very best time to make the effort. - Calvin Coolidge
I'm telling you a lie in a vicious effort that you will repeat my lie over and over until it becomes true - Lady Gaga
It was a momentary laughter, in which our souls united. But I think there comes a point in love, a unique moment which later on the soul seeks in vain to surpass, and that the effort to revive such happiness depletes it; that nothing thwarts happiness so much as the memory of happiness. - André Gide
You cannot forget, despite the effort to block the memories. These horrific remnants of your past will still remain in your brain, they will follow you wherever you go. They are the things that have scarred you. - athena_griffinclaw_erudite
My whole thing was, if I can put in 5 percent of the effort of somebody getting an A, and I can get a C minus, that’s amazing, he explains. It’s certainly good enough, right? [Then] I can take the other 95 percent of the time and invest it in something I really care about. - David Heinemeier Hansson
A society that robs an individual of the product of his effort, or enslaves him, or attempts to limit the freedom of his mind, or compels him to act against his own rational judgment ... is not, strictly speaking, a society, but a mob held together by institutionalized gang-rule. - Ayn Rand
If you know the art of being happy with simple things, then you know the art of having maximum happiness with minimum effort! - Mehmet Murat ildan
You can break through every barrier with persistent effort. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The earth is round for a reason. Your minimum effort starts you at the top of the world; your maximum effort keeps you there. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Live every moment.. in an effort to bring a positive difference to the world - Alok Jagawat
In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of effort is the measure of the results.
Culture is the study of perfection, and the constant effort to achieve it. - Allen Tate
Art is not documentary. It may incidentally serve that function in its own way but its true effort is to open to us dimensions of the spirit of the self that normally lie smothered under the weight of living. - Jeanette Winterson
Man's brain, enlarged fortuitously, invented words in an ambitious effort to learn how to think, only to have them usurped by his emotions. But we still try." -- Nero Wolf in Death of a Dude. - Rex Stout
Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle. - Helen Keller
I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your effort to believe it. - Wilson Mizner
A person with money who chooses to spend it on you, takes little effort and is meaningless. However, a person with no time who manages to spend what little they have on you... this means everything and should appreciated. - Mark W. Boyer
Creation signifies, above all, emotion, and that not in literature or art alone. We all know the concentration and effort implied in scientific discovery. Genius has been defined as an infinite capacity for taking pains. - Henri Bergson
It takes a lot of effort for an obsessive mind to accept the fact that everything is in order except itself. - Moe Cidaly
Superhuman effort isn't worth a damn unless it achieves results. - Ernest Shackleton
No matter how much spin, effort, lunch or dinner you give the media, they will not fail to notice whether you have won or lost.
He was a genius - that is to say, a man who does superlatively and without obvious effort something that most people cannot do by the uttermost exertion of their abilities. - Robertson Davies
Not all doors open in the same direction and with the same effort! - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
Dreams begin when you stop to pick up the penny - you realize the continual effort you must endure to have something worth obtaining. - Bernice Miller
My perception of your beauty was far more erotic than your real beauty! Am I to be blamed for taking too much effort on my part in beautifying you or did you fail in seducing me? - Ramana Pemmaraju
People-pleasers feel they must constantly be performing acts of service to others to gain acceptance. That requires a lot of work, effort, and energy. From the book: Removing Your Shame Label. - Eddie Capparucci, LPC
If a person wants to be a part of your life,they will make an obvious effort to do so.Think twice before reserving a space in your heartfor people who do not make an effort to stay. - Sham Hinduja
True laziness is the commitment to decrease work and increase efficiency; reduce burden and boost creativity; expand your knowledge and avoid complications; minimize effort and still get it done. - Alan Rios
You know you're getting old when it takes too much effort to procrastinate. - Unknown
They do not discover anything new after that, they only learn how to understand better and better the secret entrusted to them at the outset; their creative effort goes into an unending exegesis, a commentary on that one couplet of poetry assigned to them. - Bruno Schulz
You've got to make an effort to get the details right, because even through someone picks it up and knows it's a novel, they know someone's made it up and they know it's not real, if you make a small mistake they will cease to imaginatively engage with the story. - Sara Sheridan
The things you have are a shared effort, Gods blessings and human strength. Give thanks for the blessings in all situations. - Unarine Ramaru
Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary. Real love is simple, everyday kind of thing. A smile, a hug, an encouragement. Continuous love without effort. - Dancolin Flamiano
Love is not really a mystery. It is a process like anything else. A process that requires trust, effort, focus and commitment by two willing partners - Elizabeth Bourgeret
Self Effort (Purushartha) is that which will bear fruits, without fail. - Dada Bhagwan
As I like to put it, we have hit pay dirt. The effort to cure the resource curse is a good example of what private foundations working with NGOs can accomplish. - George Soros
And each book has to receive your best effort every single time. No slacking. - Nora Roberts
Bring it up, make amends, forgive yourself. It sounds simple, but don’t think for a second that it is easy. Getting free from the tyranny of past mistakes can be hard work, but definitely worth the effort. And the payoff is health, wholeness and inner peace. In other words, you get your life back. - Steve Goodier
A lot of childhood effort, worry, and whispering goes into cracking the codes of adult life. Children have to be accomplished spies. - Vera B. Williams
It's not about perfect. It's about effort. And when you bring that effort every single day, that's where transformation happens. That's how change occurs. - Jillian Michaels
Tasks don't have to be high-impact to be worthy of high effort. Most things we do in any given day are relatively low impact. The cumulative impact of thousands of low-impact test is huge. These tasks can be transposed into worship. - John Piper
When workers can get and equal return for less effort, workers make less effort - John Stossel No They can t
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Moral reform is the effort to throw off sleep. - Henry David Thoreau
If we can prevent just one marriage from disintegrating--or just one child from suffering the loss of a family--our effort will be justified. - James C. Dobson
Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times. - Aeschylus
The hushing of the criticism of honest opponents is a dangerous thing. It leads some of the best of the critics to unfortunate silence and paralysis of effort, and others to burst into speech so passionately and intemperately as to lose listeners. - W.E.B. Du Bois
Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well. - Theodore Roosevelt
The effort you put forth in whatever you do is directly proportional to the results you produce. - Mark W. Boyer
I am not what you see.I am what time and effort and interaction slowly unveil. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Wake up with a purpose and make every effort to succeed. Many people spend their lives just going through the motions. They are satisfied with their daily routines or habitual lifestyles. Don't be complacent with those activities. Challenge yourself to be better, do greater things. - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
Every time you make a choice you’re taking time and effort away from something or someone else. Every choice has a cost. - Adam Smith
A change in my stance too takes a little effort .... But then that change is what enables me to be at a better vantage point as with or without me the world around me is always changing. - SWANSH
It is all very well, when the pen flows, but then there are the dark days when imagination deserts one, and it is an effort to put anything down on paper. That little you have achieved stares at you at the end of the day, and you know the next morning you will have to scrape it down and start again. - Elizabeth Aston
Good intentions and earnest effort are not enough. Only Jesus can make an otherwise futile life productive. - Charles R. Swindoll
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
The first act of honoring the self is the assertion of consciousness: the choice to think, to be aware, to send the searchlight of consciousness outward toward the world and inward toward our own being. To default on this effort is to default on the self at the most basic level. - Nathaniel Branden
Your equipment DOES NOT affect the quality of your image. The less time and effort you spend worrying about your equipment the more time and effort you can spend creating great images. The right equipment just makes it easier, faster or more convenient for you to get the results you need. - Ken Rockwell
Demand maximum effort from people. - Sunday Adelaja
Realities disguised as symbols are, for me, new realities that are immeasurably preferable. I make an effort to take them at their word. To grasp, to carry out the diktat of images to the letter. - Claude Cahun
Living never wore one so much as the effort not to live. - Anaïs Nin
DESTINY (Determined Effort So Tanacious It Negates Yuck) - Frank Chase Jr.
Constant and determined effort breaks down all resistence and sweeps away all obstacles.
Lots Of Valuable Effort is the true full form of LOVE. - Aishwarya Shiva Pareek
In other words, all the highest aims of language are decisively the work of God. They are decisively supernatural. And no amount of poetic effort or expertise in the use of words can bring about the great aims of life if God withholds his saving power. - John Piper
Thoughts are a product manufactured by the relentless effort of the machine we call a mind. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
They lie about marijuana. Tell you pot-smoking makes you unmotivated. Lie! When you're high, you can do everything you normally do just as well you just realize that it's not worth the fucking effort. There is a difference. - Bill Hicks
Wealth and power and life, all that men build up and guard with such effort, is only worth anything through the joy with which it can all be cast away. - Leo Tolstoy
If asked for an opinion we’ll say what we think. And by what we think I mean the answer that comes to our mind first, seems most logical and requires the least amount of effort to articulate, while getting us in the least amount of trouble. Really that’s what our communication boils down to. - Aaron Blaylock
Any effort that has self-glorification as its final endpoint is bound to end in disaster.
There's no single effort more radical in it's potential for saving the world than a transformation of the way we raise our children. - Marianne Williamson
Sometimes being happy takes effort. Invest time and energy in yourself and your happiness. - Amy Leigh Mercree
I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn human actions, but to understand them. - Baruch Spinoza
It seems to me there's this tyranny that's not accidental or incidental, to make women feel compelled to look like somebody they're not. I think the effort is being made to get us to turn our time and attention to this instead of important political issues. - Eve Ensler
The greatest wisdom is to make the enjoyment of the present the supreme object of life because that is the only reality; all else being the play of thought. But it might as well be our greatest folly because that which exists only a moment and vanishes as a dream can never be worth a serious effort. - Irvin D. Yalom
We all have anger in our hearts at times from past situations or even present. These thoughts hurt one’s self more than anything. Without the effort of washing those thoughts from our minds there can be no inner peace. - Ron Baratono
One must always maintain one’s connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it. To remain in touch with the past requires a love of memory. To remain in touch with the past requires a constant imaginative effort. - Gaston Bachelard
To forgive is a decision, to forget takes effort, to heal is a process, to believe again takes courage. - Victoria Wen
His idea was simply what a man's idea always is--to put every effort off on the woman. - Henry James
I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. It seems to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brain. Life seems to go on without effort, when I am filled with music. - George Eliot
Forced connections are the worst. Stop tryna force people to love you, to like you, to be in ya life etc. You just gon end up emotionally exhausted. If they not putting in the same effort as you, leave em alone. - Amal Fh
You are the Golden Witnessing Screen. Meditation is the effortless effort to keep that screen clean, clear and perfect. - Sri - Amit Ray
All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music. For while in all other kinds of art it is possible to distinguish the matter from the form, and the understanding can always make this distinction, yet it is the constant effort of art to obliterate it. - Walter Pater
As I see it, life is an effort to grip before they slip through one's fingers and slide into oblivion, the startling, the ghastly or the blindingly exquisite fish of the imagination before they whip away on the endless current and are lost for ever in oblivion's black ocean. - Mervyn Peake
If everything came easy in business everyone would have a business and be millionaires. It takes hard work, consistent effort and courage to keeping fighting the monster of failure. - Delaine Robins
I was the son of an immigrant. I experienced bigotry, intolerance and prejudice, even as so many of you have. Instead of allowing these thing to embitter me, I took them as spurs to more strenuous effort.
Part-time effort, won't yield full-time results - S.B. Sebrick
no human culture is inaccessible to someone who makes the effort to understand, to learn, to inhabit another world. - Henry Louis Gates Jr.
To like many people spontaneously and without effort is perhaps the greatest of all sources of personal happiness. - Bertrand Russell
A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort. - Herm Albright
Propose to any englishman any principle, or any instrument, however admirable, and you will observe that the whole effort of the english mind is directed to find a difficulty, defect or an impossibility in it.
You can be whoever you want to be. Sometimes all it takes is a little inspiration and effort. - A.D. Aliwat
Hate is infectious, but so is love, the difference between the two is one takes effort and the other one doesn’t. - Dave Guerrero
The way I look at it, it's not enough to be talented; you have to reach deep down within yourself and make that extra effort that will put you over the top.
People expect that they should be understood by you but seldom put in an effort to understand you. - Amit Abraham
Stairs to climb are difficult it takes time and effort and going down is easies job... what do I mean with that?(I think that... once upon a time.... .you had something in your head more than a candy!) - Deyth Banger
Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. - Vince Lombardi
Letting your customers set your standards is a dangerous game, because the race to the bottom is pretty easy to win. Setting your own standards--and living up to them--is a better way to profit. Not to mention a better way to make your day worth all the effort you put into it. - Seth Godin
Children are our future we must take care of them with maximum effort. - Naomi Campbell
It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things. - Theodore Roosevelt
The search for knowledge requires effort. - Sunday Adelaja
So you want to succeed?!! Then, do what you got to do!!! make an effort!!!, effort is not between you and someone else, effort is between you! and you! so do what you got to do!!! IT'S ALL UP TO YOU!!! - Lateef Abader
With friends, if you keep making an effort to reach out and you keep getting hurt, you eventually stop trying. But it's much harder to give up on family. Somewhere deep down you want it to work so badly that you keep making the same mistake over and over again. - Tori Spelling
Am I a friend or a prospect? Imagine how much kinder life would be if people put as much effort into befriending others instead of trying to sell them something. - Donna Lynn Hope
To recognize that the greatest error is not to have tried and failed, but that in trying, we did not give it our best effort - Gene Kranz
To give up on a person you care for who is trying and failing is a bad thing, but to cut ties with an individual who is giving zero effort, yet doing a number on your heart makes sense. - Christopher Hudspeth
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