Top 585 Effort Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Effort Quotes from famous people such as Ferguson Jenkins, Gary Becker, Angela Merkel, Edward Bennett Williams, Wietse Venema, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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I would love to see as many of the black players as possible in today’s Major League Baseball make every effort to go to the Negro Leagues Museum and get a first-hand view of how it all started.
Ferguson Jenkins
My work on human capital began with an effort to calculate both private and social rates of return to men, women, blacks, and other groups from investments in different levels of education.
Gary Becker
I feel sorry sometimes for these sportsmen and women who put in just as much effort as the footballers. For example, athletes train at least as hard as footballers but have to be happy if they can earn enough to finance a decent education.
Angela Merkel
In life every effort is marked down at the end as a win or a loss.
Edward Bennett Williams
Most of the effort in the software business goes into the maintenance of code that already exists.
Wietse Venema
The brain’s calculations do not require our conscious effort, only our attention and our openness to let the information through. Although the brain absorbs universes of information, little is admitted into normal consciousness.
Marilyn Ferguson
That’s what I try to do each and every week is give my best effort and not give up, no matter what comes at us.
Kurt Busch
Art is man’s constant effort to create for himself a different order of reality from that which is given to him.
Chinua Achebe
I think what makes good children’s books is putting the same care and effort into it as if I was writing for adults. I don’t write anything – put anything in my books – that I’d be embarrassed to put in an adult book.
Louis Sachar
Everything is the product of one universal creative effort. There is nothing dead in Nature. Everything is organic and living, and therefore the whole world appears to be a living organism.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result.
James Allen
An excuse becomes an obstacle in your journey to success when it is made in place of your best effort or when it is used as the object of the blame.
Bo Bennett
There’s a unique bond of trust between readers and authors that I don’t believe exists in any other art form; as a reader, I trust a novelist to give me his or her best effort, however flawed.
Dan Simmons
Though every legal task demands this skill, it is especially important in the effort to frame public policy in a way that is properly responsive to human needs and predicaments. The question is always: How will the general rule work in practice?
Elliot Richardson
On occasion we need to make a second effort – and a third effort, and a fourth effort, and as many degrees of effort as may be required to accomplish what we strive to achieve.
Thomas S. Monson
Trees are Earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
Rabindranath Tagore
Where I would fault President Bush the most was that, in the wake of 9/11, he motivated our military, but he didn’t call the nation into a state of war. And he didn’t explain that this would take though a communal effort against common foe.
Frank Miller
My own style is one of not much effort.
Freema Agyeman
It is one thing to train officers on fighting crime. It is a whole other thing to train them to build friendships and relationships, which are integral to fighting crime. This takes time, effort, and patience on the part of police officers.
Rahm Emanuel
Just a tiny bit of effort leaves me exhausted. Sometimes I just go up the stairs to my room, and I feel tired.
What is mathematics? It is only a systematic effort of solving puzzles posed by nature.
Shakuntala Devi
My priority is cricket. Everything that I get apart from it is a result of the effort on the field. Everything else follows. I am pretty aware of my priorities, and I don’t really focus on things that are not as important to me as cricket.
Virat Kohli
And also I assert our interest in respecting all our obligations and implementing all our commitments. And will save no effort whatever to protect this newborn opportunity of peace, that is provided through what we have already declared here today.
Mahmoud Abbas
Temperance is essential, if the services of men and women are to be employed to the best and most useful effect according, to the physical capacity and ability of each. Nothing less will assure a total effort.
William Lyon Mackenzie King
Great effort springs naturally from great attitude.
Pat Riley
Every effort needs to be made to try and offset the costs of Katrina and Rita by reductions in other government programs, especially those that are wasteful, duplicative and ineffective.
Ben Bernanke
Delaware’s firefighters put their lives in jeopardy every day in an effort to keep families safe.
Tom Carper
Change takes effort. And the reality is, most people don’t want to put in effort to better their life.
Cesar Millan
Camaraderie doesn’t happen by accident; developing a strong sense of trust, accountability, and togetherness around team goals requires intentional effort.
Don Yaeger
There’re so many things I want to do, like become more media savvy. I am too lazy. But I’m making an effort.
Ajay Devgan
Put the uncommon effort into the common task… make it large by doing it in a great way.
Orison Swett Marden
There is no problem that is not improved by effort, and

There is no problem that is not improved by effort, and no effort that is too paltry to be worth undertaking.
Sam Waterston
I probably work harder, putting in a lot of time and effort, than a lot of drivers because all I think about, and all I do, is to do with racing, trying to make myself a better driver.
Lando Norris
Often, when you’ve reached a very high level of achievement, you almost become paralyzed by the idea that anything you might do might be imperfect. Perfection is just the striving, the effort, the struggle, but it’s hard to remember that.
Gelsey Kirkland
Many have a vague idea that they must make some wonderful effort in order to gain the favor of God. But all self-dependence is vain. It is only by connecting with Jesus through faith that the sinner becomes a hopeful, believing child of God.
Ellen G. White
I am very busy, life is very busy, and I was, I think, a somewhat lazy friend. I love them, I know they love me, but I didn’t make much of an effort.
Jane Green
Saving Milly was a break from this effort because I felt that it was time to be part of something that could shed light on a disease everyone feels they know, when most know so little.
Madeleine Stowe
If you give all your effort and all the fight and all the heart you got, it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re going to win, and that’s what’s tough about sports.
Tyronn Lue
When I was living in Mexico and writing a book called ‘Aztec,’ I had to make a deliberate effort to ignore a lot of the ‘typically Mexican landscape’ around me – banana and citrus groves, roses and carnations, burros and toros – because they did not exist in Mexico in the 15th century, the time of my book.
Gary Jennings
Television, they say, will permit a person to be entertained at home, without the effort of going to a picture house, without the trouble of booking seats, without the presence of other people.
Ivor Novello
Dressing up is like therapy; I feel better in myself when I’ve made an effort.
Paloma Faith
You should make an effort on stage because it’s a performance. The stage should be glittery and camp, but I don’t go down the shops in full stage gear.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor
The effort always remains that my new film outdoes my last in terms of performance and gets better box office success. Box office is the sole reason why I do films.
Emraan Hashmi
Much of modern molecular biology and microbiology has been based on the effort to decipher the basic code of life, which is made up of four nucleotides: adenine, thymine, cytosine, and guanine.
Michael Specter
I did some really big films like ‘Vaastav’ with Sanjay Dutt, ‘Pukar’ with Anil Kapoor, and ‘Jab Pyar Kissi se Hota Hai’ with Salman Khan. But I didn’t make any effort to cash in on their success.
Namrata Shirodkar
I think that we must come together progressively, with the British, the Germans, the Spanish, the Italians and with the new members of the European Union, we must make an effort to forge closer links.
Jean-Pierre Raffarin
I think to make any relationship work it just takes a tremendous amount of effort and accepting of one another.
Rebecca Romijn
Men’s need to dominate women may be based in their own sense of marginality or emptiness; we do not know its root, and men are making no effort to discover it.
Marilyn French
Making an effort is polite, and getting ready and looking after yourself makes an event more fun.
Jude Law
No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort.
Theodore Roosevelt
It takes very little effort to make someone happy.
Jonathan Agnew
The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
I’ve learned not to let it be the end of the world if a boy doesn’t like you. I used to put so much effort into boys. I started playing guitar because I wanted to impress this boy. Then, I ended up in love with guitar and I didn’t care about the boy anymore.
Ellie Goulding
My earlier award was also based on a close collaborative effort.
John Bardeen
Although my family is originally from Jamaica, I grew up in a diverse community in south London. As my parents were immigrants they made every effort to integrate and we used to go to a wonderful church where we befriended families from all over the world.
Ainsley Harriott
This evolution may compromise Java’s claim of being simpler than C++, but my guess is that the effort will make Java a better language than it is today.
Bjarne Stroustrup
My thing is, I like to do things as long as they’re relatively fluid or easy. Not to say that there isn’t any effort involved in making something happen, but I don’t like to push things or force things too much.
Reggie Watts