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Effort

Your work is to discover your work and then, with all your heart, to give yourself to it.
(Buddha)
 
Happiness is a choice that requires effort at time.
(Aeschylus, Greek playwright, 525-456 B.C.)
 
The action required to sustain human life is primarily intellectual, everything man needs has to be discovered by his mind and produced by his effort.
(Ayn Rand, Russian novelist and philosopher, 1905-1982)
 
All growth depends upon activity.  There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
(Calvin Coolidge, 30th president of the USA, 1872-1933)
 
Go as far as you can see, and when you get there you will see farther.
(Orison Swett Marden, American author and editor, 1850-1924)
 
The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.
(Michelangelo, Italian poet, painter, sculptor and architect, 1475-1564)
 
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson, American poet and philosopher, 1803-1882)
 
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left
and could say 'I used everything you gave me'.
(Erma Bombeck, American journalist, 1927-1996)
 
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking your potential.
(Winston Churchill, British prime minister, 1874-1965)
 
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground,
secretly making the ground green
(Thomas Carlyle, Scottish historain and essayist, 1795-1881)
 
I have tried - not always successful - to remember this lesson: even people I dislike have a piece of God.
My task is to move the junk out of the way so that I can find it.
(Helen Keller, deaf/blind American author and educator, 1880-1968)
 
It is not the truth that a man pssesses, or believes he possesses, but the earnest effort which he puts forward to reach the truth, which constitutes the worth of a man.
(Gotthold Lessing, German playwright, 1729-1781)
 
To find a fault is easy, to do better may be difficult.
(Plutarchus, Greek essayist, 46-120 A.D.)
 
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon,
and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
(Jane Addams, 1931 Nobel Peace Prize, 1860-1935)
 
Great changes may nor happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
(Bill Blackman, American painter)