Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.
Doing your own thing is a generous act. Being gifted creates obligations, which means you owe the world your best effort at the work you love. You too are a natural resource.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.
The principle of all successful effort is to try to do not what is absolutely the best, but what is easily within our power, and suited for our temperament and condition.
It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the view is from the top.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear - the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence.
The struggle alone pleases us, not the victory.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying.
I've always tried to do my best on the ball field. I can't do any more than that. I always give one hundred percent; and if my team loses, I come back and give one hundred percent the next day.
But the effort, the effort! And as the marrow is eaten out of a man's bones and the soul out of his belly, contending with the strange rapacity of savage life, the lower stage of creation, he cannot make the effort any more.
Those who foolishly sought power by riding the back of the tiger ended up inside
We forget that every good that is worth possessing must be paid for in strokes of daily effort.
Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.
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.
A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
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