Effort Quotes SMS Collection

One saves oneself much pain by taking

One saves oneself much pain, by taking pains; much trouble, by taking trouble.  ~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by

Most of us can easily do two

Most of us can easily do two things at once; what’s all but impossible is to do one thing at once.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The

We gain no easier advantage than by

We gain no easier advantage than by relentlessly pursuing our goal while others pursue an advantage.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

God gives every bird its food but

God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.  ~J.G. Holland

He who is outside his door has

He who is outside his door has the hardest part of his journey behind him.  ~Dutch Proverb

Hard work spotlights the character of people

Hard work spotlights the character of people:  some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all. 

Be not afraid of going slowly be

Be not afraid of going slowly; be afraid only of standing still.  ~Chinese Proverb

Labor disgraces no man unfortunately you occasionally

Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.  ~Ulysses S. Grant

The artist is nothing without the gift

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.  ~Emile Zola

Man stands for long time with mouth

Man stands for long time with mouth open before roast duck flies in.  ~Chinese Saying

Im a great believer in luck and

I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.  ~Thomas JeffersonGCLE

Now i know a refuge never grows

Now I know, a refuge never grows from a chin in the hand and a thoughtful pose Gotta tend the earth if you want

Ive got a theory that if you

I’ve got a theory that if you give 100 percent all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.  ~Larry BirdCUL

The only place where success comes before

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.  ~Attributed to both Vidal Sassoon and Donald Kendall

The view is better when it earned

The view is better when it is earned.  ~Author Unknownmountain, mountains, mountain climbing, squaw peak

Success is a ladder you cannot climb

Success is a ladder you cannot climb with your hands in your pockets.  ~American Proverb

My morning choices are having a good

My morning choices are having a good tussle.  Procrastination was winning, but Make Your Bed & Good Breakfast just kicked his butt.  ~Betsy Cañas

The elevator to success is not running

The elevator to success is not running; you must climb the stairs.  ~Zig Ziglar

It is surprising what a man can

It is surprising what a man can do when he has to, and how little most men will do when they don’t have to. 

If you can do a half assed job

If you can do a half-assed job of anything, you’re a one-eyed man in a kingdom of the blind.  ~Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

The person who is waiting for something

The person who is waiting for something to turn up might start with their shirt sleeves.  ~Garth Henrichs

There are no easy methods of learning

There are no easy methods of learning difficult things; the method is to close your door, give out that you are not at home,

Effort is only effort when it begins

Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.  ~José Ortega y Gassett

Give your dreams all youve got and

Give your dreams all you’ve got and you’ll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you.  ~William James

Gift like genius i often think only

Gift NOTE: meaning talent, like genius, I often think only means an infinite capacity for taking pains.  ~Jane Ellice HopkinsWork Amongst Working Men

You cannot plough a field by turning

You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind.  ~Author Unknown

Even if youre on the right track

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.  ~Will Rogers

Many an opportunity is lost because a

Many an opportunity is lost because a man is out looking for four-leaf clovers.  ~Author Unknown

The only thing that ever sat its

The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen.  ~Sarah Brown

Doors dont slam open john m shanahan

Doors don’t slam open.  ~John M. Shanahan, The Most Brilliant Thoughts of All Time (In Two Lines or Less)MBT

Opportunity is missed by most people because

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.  ~Thomas Edison

When i was young observed that nine

When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures.  So I did ten times more work.  ~George

The footprint of the owner is best

The footprint of the owner is the best manure.  ~English ProverbCUL