Best 3 653 of Effort quotes - MyQuotes
I am afraid I shall not find him, but I shall still look for him, for if he exists, he may be appreciative of my efforts.
It's endlessly interesting to be organizing and hearing possible solutions or thinking of possible solutions and how to put efforts together. It makes everything else boring, actually.
“Bella, I've already expended a great deal of personal effort at this point to keep you alive. I'm not about to let you behind the wheel of a vehicle when you can't even walk straight. Besides, friends don't let friends drive drunk,” he quoted with a chuckle. I could smell the unbearably sweet fragrance coming off his chest. “Drunk?” I objected. “You're intoxicated by my very presence.” He was grinning that playful smirk again.
We appreciate the efforts of the United States, of the president, of the secretary of state, and we are ready to find any form of talks, but we have to overcome the differences between Syria and Israel to reach peace.
To these Teachers of Zen; you want a zafu cushion? sit your zen ass on a bicycle seat and peddle into hurricane wind for 8 hours at your max effort; there is your ENGAGED ZEN!
When you have been writing for a lot of years, you have to make an effort not to start repeating yourself. It occurred to me that I tended to tread certain ground automatically, because it was comfortable, but that there were areas I avoided automatically because they made me nervous.
When people don't have an objective, there's much less dynamic effort, and that makes life a lot less interesting.
The sea is selective, slow at recognition of effort and aptitude but fast in sinking the unfit.
I probably didn't put forth the effort I should have put forth, didn't realize the value of education until I went to college.
Now I approach climbing differently. I have learned less effort and energy, less obsession, and more feeling, as with piano, more emphasis and less frenzy.
The law operates by faith. If you believe, no effort is necessary to see the fulfillment of your every desire.
It was an effort to include intelligent design and treat it as science, disparaging evolution along the way. That will not stand.
I haven't put much effort into my personal life and blithely believe it will turn out all right in the end.
There hasn't been a true breakdown or effort to break Thai music into genres. They're not into dicing and slicing everything up.
We can control a few things: our attitude, our effort, our focus and how we go about treating our teammates.
How can it be, after all this concentrated effort and separation, how can it be that I still resemble, so very closely, my own detestable mother?
Realistically speaking, Ayn Rand should not have opposed the antidraft movement and supported the Vietnam War effort - in effect, she supported military conscription.
When talk about HOPE...I want to be a beacon of hope to my family, but i really need to save just a little for myself, to do so, i need to triple up my effort.. (Ejump, 2017)
The manager's job - the impresario's job - is to preside over the company's efforts to jam so the business runs really well.
Periods of wholesome laziness, after days of energetic effort, will wonderfully tone up the mind and body.
Focus on whether you are fulfilling your own potential than comparing yourself to someone else. The fact that you have a natural limit to any specific ability has nothing too do with whether you are reaching the ceiling of your capabilities. People get so caught up in the fact that they have limits that they rarely exert the effort required to get close to them. Genes can not make you successful if you’re not doing the work. Until you work as hard as those you admire, don’t explain away their success as luck.
If you desire to dig a well to reach water, your efforts are more fruitful if you dig one 100-foot-deep hole than if you dig ten holes each 10 feet deep.
...for a long time I wanted to become a theologian... now, however, behold how through my efforts God is being debated in astronomy.
The walking stick serves the purpose of an advertisement that the bearer's hands are employed otherwise than in useful effort, and it therefore has utility as an evidence of leisure.
Vineet Raj Kapoor
The distance between your Dreams and Reality is inversely proportional to your Efforts.
People could rationally decide that prolonged relationships take up too much time and effort and that they'd much rather do other kinds of things. But most people are afraid of rejection.
I'd kill myself if I thought I was worth the effort.
Humankind's constant effort to fix its shortcomings is what drives human history.
China partially wants to become part of the world. By hosting the Olympics and the Expo, they made a big effort to tell people: Look, we are the same. They want to be accepted by the international community.
Mathematics is good for the soul, getting things right enlivens a sense of truth, efforts to understand automatically purify desires.
This war in Iraq is part of a larger effort to remove this terrorist threat from the planet.
Success in any endeavor does not happen by accident. Rather, it’s the result of deliberate decisions, conscious effort, and immense persistence...all directed at specific goals.
Marilyn Vos Savant
I would not encourage children or teens to multitask because we don't know where those efforts may lead.
G. I. Gurdjieff
Only super-efforts count.
God has guarded His Word so that only the pure in heart can see its secrets. All other efforts will fail.
Obama liberals, in their incalculable arrogance, believe they are smart enough to defy everything we know about human nature, economics and history by insisting on separating financial efforts from rewards and pretending this can bring prosperity.
I feel like a ghost wandering in a world grown alien. I cannot cast out the old way of writing and I cannot acquire the new. I have made an intense effort to feel the musical manner of today, but it will not come to me.
Some people who make music are instantly very savvy about how they can get their music to communicate in a larger way. For me, the music was always first, and I put a lot of time and effort and thought into making the recordings. But everything else around it, all the things that were necessary to have a career in pop music, I was completely ill equipped to handle.
The only thing you can do easily is be wrong, and that's hardly worth the effort.
There is such pleasure in long-term marriage that I really would hate to be my age and not have had a long-term marriage. Remember, sustaining a pleasurable, long-term marriage takes effort, deliberateness and an intention to learn about one another. In other words, marriage is for grown-ups.
M. B. Dallocchio
It is not enough to hope for something to happen and throw it into the universe. You, too, must also work to make it happen.
James Weldon Johnson
Make yourself as happy as possible, and try to make those happy whose lives come in touch with yours. But to attempt to right the wrongs and cease the sufferings of the world in general is a waste of effort.
Don’t expect to get anything back, don’t expect recognition for your efforts, don’t expect your genius to be discovered or your love to be understood. Act because you need to act
I'm focusing on my efforts behind the camera. I'm doing some producing and directing so that I can make projects for all of the amazing, talented actors and crew that I know.
There's a lot of effort expended once you begin to completely trash your life. Sometimes, writing feels like this to me.
You know, the purpose of reconciliation is to avoid the filibuster. The filibuster is an effort to talk something to death.
I came then to a conviction that has never left me: that there is too much for me to attend to in this mortal life without overspeculation on the immortal, that it is not necessary to my peace of mind or to my effort to be a decent and useful person, to have a definite assurance about the affairs of the next world.
You were one person alive and your brain was encased in a skull. There were other people out there. It took effort to be connected.
Try to find your individuality, your integrity, and make the effort of not compromising. Because the more you compromise, the less you are an individual. You are only a cog in the wheel, just a part in the vast mechanism, just a small part of the mob - not an individual in your own beauty, in your own right. I am absolutely against compromise. Death is far more beautiful than a life of compromise.
We pass our values, ideas and moral character on to our children, but we do that knowing that our children are going to revise our knowledge and reshape their values. There's something very paradoxical and profound about being a parent as opposed to parenting. We put in all this effort and energy not so that we can shape a child of a particular sort, but so that all sorts of possibilities can happen in the future.