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Effort Quotes

These are some of the best 'Effort' quotations and sayings.

Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.

Effort, not ability, makes the biggest difference in achievement.

Four short words sum up what has lifted most successful individuals above the crowd: a little bit more. They did all that was expected of them and a little bit more.

I've read that I flew up the hills and mountains of France. But you don't fly up a hill. You struggle slowly and painfully up a hill, and maybe, if you work very hard, you get to the top ahead of everybody else.

If you would relish food, labor for it before you take it; if enjoy clothing, pay for it before you wear it; if you would sleep soundly, take a clear conscience to bed with you.

It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, 'Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm.'

Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.

Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.

The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you're willing to work.

The fact is, nothing comes; at least, nothing good. All has to be fetched.

There's only one direction you can coast.

Things don't turn up in this world until somebody turns them up. See quote detail

You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile.