Effort Quotes, Sayings about trying
The future belongs to those people who believe in the power of their dreams.
Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.
- Mahatma Gandhi
God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.
- J. G. Holland
When you do something, you should burn yourself up completely, like a good bonfire, leaving no trace of yourself.
- Shunryu Suzuki
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
- Jimmy Johnson
Men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed.
- Lloyd Jones
Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.
- Vince Lombardi
Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.
- José Ortega y Gasset
Many of the great achievements of the world were accomplished by tired and discouraged men who kept on working.
Beyond the mountains there are mountains again.
- Haitian Proverb
For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business.
- T. S. Eliot
There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.
- Peter F. Drucker
Never give up efforts, even if you fail, the benefit you derive is experience.
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
Doors don’t slam open.
- John M. Shanahan