Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.
Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
The harder I work the more I live.
Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.
Opportunity follows struggle. It follows effort. It follows hard work. It doesn't come before.
Despite the success cult, men are most deeply moved not by the reaching of the goal but by the grandness of the effort involved in getting there - or failing to get there.
The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Leaders aren't born they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals - this alone is worth the struggle.
Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.
We forget that every good that is worth possessing must be paid for in strokes of daily effort.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.
The bitter and the sweet come from the outside, the hard from within, from one's own efforts.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.