If you feel you are down on your luck, check the level of your effort.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
Life doesn't require that we be the best, only that we try our best.
In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.
No one succeeds without effort... Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.
Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.
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.
An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves.
A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.
I've always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me. I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn't have a chance to win.
Be true to the game, because the game will be true to you. If you try to shortcut the game, then the game will shortcut you. If you put forth the effort, good things will be bestowed upon you. That's truly about the game, and in some ways that's about life too.
The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.
Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.
The bitter and the sweet come from the outside, the hard from within, from one's own efforts.
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.
The one thing that matters is the effort.
Gandhi has more recently recognized the need for continuance of British, American and Chinese efforts in India and has suggested that these troops might remain by agreement with some new Indian Government.
One of the first items of Congressional business in 2006 will be an effort to renew the USA Patriot Act.
Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
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