Effort Quotes

This is our collection of Effort Quotes and sayings..
You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind.

Effort doesn’t just mean physical or mental labor. It is about anything that you put yourself into.
eg: Checkout this quote by Tom Robbins
“We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.”

Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more.
~Edward H. Harriman

What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
~Thomas Edison

Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
~ Napoleon Hill

Men are made stronger on realization that the helping hand they need is at the end of their own arm. ~Sidney J. Phillips

Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.
~Winston Churchill

The person who is waiting for something to turn up might start with their shirt sleeves.
~Garth Henrichs

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

There’s nothing like biting off more than you can chew, and then chewing anyway.
~Mark Burnett

If you can’t excell with talent, triumph with effort.
~Dave Weinbaum

Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience.
~Mohandas Gandhi

Things don’t turn up in this world until somebody turns them up.
~James A. Garfield

It’s not enough to be busy. The question is: What are we busy about?
~ Henry David Thoreau

Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.
~Sam Ewing

The footprint of the owner is the best manure.
~English Proverb

Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation.
~Mark Twain

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
~Will Rogers

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.
~ Vidal Sassoon and Donald Kendall

The bitter and the sweet come from the outside, the hard from within, from one’s own efforts.
~Albert Einstein

Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
~George Santayana

Most of us can easily do two things at once; what’s all but impossible is to do one thing at once. ~Mignon McLaughlin

In all human affairs there are efforts and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result
~James Allen

The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen.
~Sarah Brown

No one knows what he can do till he tries.
~Publilius Syrus

It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.
~Publilius Syrus

Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.
~José Ortega y Gassett

People know you for what you’ve done, not for what you plan to do.
~Author Unknown

If you can walk, you can run.
~Publilius Syrus

Man stands for long time with mouth open before roast duck flies in.
~Chinese Saying

For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business.
~T.S. Eliot

There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.
~Publilius Syrus

Plough deep while sluggards sleep.
~Benjamin Franklin

The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.
~Vince Lombardi

It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things
~ Theodore Roosevelt

There are no easy methods of learning difficult things; the method is to close your door, give out that you are not at home, and work. ~Joseph de Maistre

Sweat is the cologne of accomplishment.
~Heywood Hale Broun

He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
~Friedrich Nietzsche

God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.
~J.G. Holland

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
~Napoleon Hill

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.
~Ulysses S. Grant

He was a self-made man who owed his lack of success to nobody.
~Joseph Heller

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

Success is a ladder you cannot climb with your hands in your pockets.
~American Proverb

God gave us two ends – one to sit on and one to think with. Success depends on which one you use. Head you win, tail you lose.
~Author Unknown

Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.
~Napoleon Hill

Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
~Napoleon Hill

The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.

He who is outside his door has the hardest part of his journey behind him. ~Dutch Proverb

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