Friday, April 06, 2012

Quotes on effort

All the so-called "secrets of success" will not work unless you do.  (Author Unknown)

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

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

I've got a theory that if you give 100 percent all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.  (Larry Bird)

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

Men are made stronger on realization that the helping hand they need is at the end of their own arm.  (Sidney J. Phillips)

Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat.  (Ann Landers)

Some people dream of success... while others wake up and work hard at it.  (Author Unknown)

If a man is called a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.  He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and Earth will pause to say, Here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.  (Martin Luther King, Jr.)

If you feel you are down on your luck, check the level of your effort.  (Robert Brault) 

People know you for what you've done, not for what you plan to do.  (Author Unknown)

There are no easy methods of learning difficult things; the method is to close your door, give out that you are not at home, and work.  (Joseph de Maistre)

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

God gave us two ends - one to sit on and one to think with.  Success depends on which one you use.  Head you win, tail you lose.  (Author Unknown)

1 comment:

  1. great quotes......especially the second last one...


Plz add your comment with your name not as "Anonymous"