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70 Inspirational Quotes About Effort (ATTITUDE)

Top 10 Most Famous Quotes About Effort

“If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.”

Pat Riley
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. - John F. Kennedy
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. – John F. Kennedy
Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt. - José Ortega y Gassett
Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt. – José Ortega y Gassett
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. - Jesse Owens
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. – Jesse Owens
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle. - Napoleon Hill
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle. – Napoleon Hill
Make every effort matter, and always make the following effort better than the last one. - Hermann J. Steinherr
Make every effort matter, and always make the following effort better than the last one. – Hermann J. Steinherr
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory. - Mahatma Gandhi
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory. – Mahatma Gandhi
It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things. - Theodore Roosevelt
It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things. – Theodore Roosevelt
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

12 Inspirational Quotes About Effort and Success

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. - Denis Waitley
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. – Denis Waitley
Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable. - John Wooden
Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable. – John Wooden
A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success. - Elbert Hubbard
A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success. – Elbert Hubbard
Success is dependent on effort. - Sophocles
Success is dependent on effort. – Sophocles
Do the work. Everyone wants to be successful, but nobody wants to do the work. - Gary Vaynerchuk
Do the work. Everyone wants to be successful, but nobody wants to do the work. – Gary Vaynerchuk
Success in anything will always come down to this focus & effort. - Dwayne Johnson
Success in anything will always come down to this: focus & effort. – Dwayne Johnson
The key to being successful in life and with your business is focus, knowing how and where to focus your time and efforts. - Pat Williams
The key to being successful in life and with your business is focus, knowing how and where to focus your time and efforts. – Pat Williams
No one succeeds without effort… Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance. - Ramana Maharshi
No one succeeds without effort… Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance. – Ramana Maharshi
Much effort, much prosperity. - Euripides
Much effort, much prosperity. – Euripides
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is. - Zig Ziglar
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is. – Zig Ziglar
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. - Robert Collier
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. – Robert Collier
Always make the needed effort to bring success into your reality. - Jason Edward Shiffman
Always make the needed effort to bring success into your reality. – Jason Edward Shiffman

16 Wise Quotes About Effort that Will Inspire You to do Your Best

Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character. - Heraclitus
Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character. – Heraclitus
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make. - Eckhart Tolle
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make. – Eckhart Tolle
You are your greatest asset. Put your time, effort and money into training, grooming, and encouraging your greatest asset. - Tom Hopkins
You are your greatest asset. Put your time, effort and money into training, grooming, and encouraging your greatest asset. – Tom Hopkins
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
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 has kept me around is my effort. - Ray Lewis
The only thing that has kept me around is my effort. – Ray Lewis
Failure is something many people take great efforts to avoid but failure is essential for growth and learning. - Maxwell Maltz
Failure is something many people take great efforts to avoid but failure is essential for growth and learning. – Maxwell Maltz
Every day of my life, I make an effort. Like, everything's an effort - a good effort. - Finn Jones
Every day of my life, I make an effort. Like, everything’s an effort – a good effort. – Finn Jones
A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it without effort. - John Ruskin
A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it without effort. – John Ruskin
The bitter and the sweet come from the outside, the hard from within, from one's own efforts. - Albert Einstein
The bitter and the sweet come from the outside, the hard from within, from one’s own efforts. – Albert Einstein
Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night. - Michael Jordan
Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night. – Michael Jordan
The only two things in this world you can control are your effort and your attitude. - Sue Enquist
The only two things in this world you can control are your effort and your attitude. – Sue Enquist
Continuous effort– not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential. - Winston Churchill
Continuous effort– not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential. – Winston Churchill
Life can be boring unless you put some effort into it. - John C. Maxwell
Life can be boring unless you put some effort into it. – John C. Maxwell
When we make the effort for each other, it makes the difference. - Kylian Mbappe
When we make the effort for each other, it makes the difference. – Kylian Mbappe
The one thing that matters is the effort. - Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The one thing that matters is the effort. – Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be. - Bruce Lee
The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be. – Bruce Lee

5 Quotes About Effort and Reward

Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit. - Napoleon Hill
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit. – Napoleon Hill
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward. - Jim Rohn
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward. – Jim Rohn
If you put forth the effort, good things will be bestowed upon you. - Michael Jordan
If you put forth the effort, good things will be bestowed upon you. – Michael Jordan
People are rewarded in public for what they’ve practiced for years in private. - Anthony Robbins
People are rewarded in public for what they’ve practiced for years in private. – Anthony Robbins
With hard work and effort, you can achieve anything. - Antoine Griezmann
With hard work and effort, you can achieve anything. – Antoine Griezmann

2 Quotes About Effort in Relationships

People put so much effort into starting a relationship and so little effort into ending one. - Marina Abramovic
People put so much effort into starting a relationship and so little effort into ending one. – Marina Abramovic
Work is a different… than relationships. You can't take the skills… and apply them to your relationships. - Tracy McMillan
Work is a different… than relationships. You can’t take the skills… and apply them to your relationships. – Tracy McMillan

7 Quotes About Effort At Work

Camaraderie doesn't happen by accident; developing a strong sense of trust, accountability, and togetherness around team goals requires intentional effort. - Don Yaeger
Camaraderie doesn’t happen by accident; developing a strong sense of trust, accountability, and togetherness around team goals requires intentional effort. – Don Yaeger
Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. - Vince Lombardi
Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. – Vince Lombardi
Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort. - Paul J. Meyer
Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort. – Paul J. Meyer
Ideas don’t work for people unwilling to do the work. - Robin Sharma
Ideas don’t work for people unwilling to do the work. – Robin Sharma
Just because the office is casual doesn't mean you shouldn't make an effort. - Tan France
Just because the office is casual doesn’t mean you shouldn’t make an effort. – Tan France
The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual. - Vince Lombardi
The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual. – Vince Lombardi
Positive attitude plus effort equals performance. - Tommy Tuberville
Positive attitude plus effort equals performance. – Tommy Tuberville

2 Quotes About Effort that Inspires Happiness

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves. - Helen Keller
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves. – Helen Keller
Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times. - Aeschylus
Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times. – Aeschylus

3 Funny Quotes About Effort

About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age. - Gloria Pitzer
About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age. – Gloria Pitzer
The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen. - Sarah Brown
The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen. – Sarah Brown
It can be a shock for people to realize it still takes time & effort to realize a dream. - Steve Supple
It can be a shock for people to realize it still takes time & effort to realize a dream. – Steve Supple

2 Quotes About Effort and Negativity

“Spending time with negative people can be the fastest way to ruin a good mood. Their pessimistic outlooks and gloomy attitude can decrease our motivation and change the way we feel. But allowing a negative person to dictate your emotions gives them too much power in your life. Make a conscious effort to choose your attitude.”

Amy Morin
Life is too short to spend in negativity. So I have made a conscious effort to not be where I don't want to be. - Hugh Dillon
Life is too short to spend in negativity. So I have made a conscious effort to not be where I don’t want to be. – Hugh Dillon

11 Quotes About Effort That Will Make You Think

“A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.”

Liberty Hyde Bailey
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
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
Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction. - Erich Fromm
Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction. – Erich Fromm

“No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.”

Emma Goldman
Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven. - Rabindranath Tagore
Trees are the earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven. – Rabindranath Tagore
Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort. - John Ruskin
Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort. – John Ruskin
The healthiest competition occurs when average people win by putting above average effort. - Colin Powell
The healthiest competition occurs when average people win by putting above average effort. – Colin Powell
Children are our future we must take care of them with maximum effort. - Naomi Campbell
Children are our future we must take care of them with maximum effort. – Naomi Campbell
It takes a lot of effort to do things effortlessly. - Alexander Den Heijer
It takes a lot of effort to do things effortlessly. – Alexander Den Heijer
Every effort in life is marked down as a win or loss. - Edward Bennett Williams
Every effort in life is marked down as a win or loss. – Edward Bennett Williams
Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius. - George Sand
Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius. – George Sand

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