Effort Quotes

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Effort Quotes

Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.


One must develop an instinct for what one can just barely achieve through one’s greatest efforts.

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

It takes a lot of effort to do things effortlessly.

Alexander Den Heijer

Then the effort that I have made is what people are pleased to call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought.

Alexander Hamilton

Your dreams will take time. It will take efforts and require dedication and sacrifice. But in the end it WILL be worth it.

Anurag Prakash Ray

Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.

Arnold Palmer

Understand from top to bottom what the effort requires.

Bill Toomey

An excuse becomes an obstacle in your journey to success when it is made in place of your best effort or when it is used as the object of the blame.

Bo Bennett

The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be.

Bruce Lee

A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.

Chuck Palahniuk

All the effort in the world won’t matter if you’re not inspired.

Chuck Palahniuk

Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.

Clint Eastwood

The healthiest competition occurs when average people win by putting in above-average effort.

Colin Powell

Well, any effort to maximize your potential and ability is a good thing.

Daniel Goleman

If I put forth a legitimate effort, then I feel like, if that doesn’t work out, that’s all I can do.

Dave Chappelle

The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.

Denis Waitley

A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.

Elbert Hubbard

We’ve put more effort into helping folks reach old age than into helping them enjoy it.

Frank Howard Clark

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

Without some goal and some effort to reach it, no one can live.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

Herm Albright

Goals are the end results of a long hard struggle that is considered the fruit of all efforts.

Hermann J Steinherr

Make every effort matter, and always make the following effort better than the last one.

Hermann J Steinherr

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

It is always the start that requires the greatest effort.

James Cash Penney

By letting you suffer a little or work harder now and achieve it on your own, I know that I am doing you a better service than the disservice of giving you what you want without efforts.

James Fray

We help each other and we both benefit from these efforts.

James Fray

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.

Jim Rohn

Life can be boring unless you put some effort into it.

John C. Maxwell

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.

John F. Kennedy

A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it without effort.

John Ruskin

Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.

John Ruskin

All human actions have one of these causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion and desire.

John Taylor Wood

Don’t wait for the ship to come in. Row out and meet it.

John Taylor Wood

The greater the price in effort, the greater the reward.

John Taylor Wood

What can’t be done easily rarely gets done.

John Taylor Wood

When you can’t change the direction of the winds, adjust your sails.

John Taylor Wood

Putting forth the effort to succeed is tantamount to your success.

Jon Jones

Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.

Jose Ortega Y Gasset

My experience as a school nurse taught me that we need to make a concerted effort, all of us, to increase physical fitness activity among our children and to encourage all Americans to adopt a healthier diet that includes fruits and vegetables, but there is more.

Lois Capps

An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves.

Lydia M. Child

Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.

Mahatma Gandhi

People put so much effort into starting a relationship and so little effort into ending one.

Marina Abramovic

Progress can be slow and gradual. Continue putting in effort with patience, enthusiasm and faith.

Mata Amritanandamayi

Failure is something many people take great efforts to avoid but failure is essential for growth and learning.

Maxwell Maltz

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

Napolean Hill

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

Napoleon Hill

The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The greater the effort, the greater the glory.

Pierre Corneille

Trees are the earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No one succeeds without effort… Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance.

Ramana Maharshi

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.

Robert Collier

What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.

Samuel Johnson

Nothing prospers without effort.


A child at play isn’t wasting effort, like a craftsman sharpening his tools isn’t wasting time.

Steve Supple

In an effort to become more efficient in one are, we ultimately create ways to replace it with something new.

Steve Supple

It can be a shock for people to realize it still takes time & effort to realize a dream.

Steve Supple

Sometimes, in an effort to improve one area of our life, we discover that what we’re learning, is valuable to others too.

Steve Supple

You can’t live your dream if you’re living like most people.

Steve Supple

Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today.

Tim Fargo

Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work.

Vince Lombardi

Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.

Vince Lombardi

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

Vince Lombardi

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

Winston Churchill

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