60 Quotes About the Power of Effort

| |

No one ever said being successful was easy. In fact, it often takes a lot of hard work and dedication. But, if you’re willing to put in the effort, the payoff can be worth it. Here are some inspiring quotes about effort to help motivate you on your journey to success.

Effort quotes

1.) “Giving is better than receiving because giving starts the receiving process.”

Effort quotes

2.) “All the effort in the world won’t matter if you’re not inspired.”

Effort quotes

3.) “The heights by great men reached and kept, Were not attained by sudden flight, But they, while their companions slept, Were toiling upward in the night.”

Effort quotes

4.) “Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.”

Effort quotes

5.) “Life is an echo. What you send out, comes back. What you sow, you reap. What you give you get. What you see in others exists in you”

Effort quotes

6.) “If you’re not gonna go all the way, why go at all?”

7.) “I am grinding while your sleeping.”

8.) “Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.”

9.) “You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself”

10.) “Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.”

Simple effort Quotes

11.) “What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.”

Effort quotes

12.) “All the so-called “secrets of success” will not work unless you do.”

13.) “If you give 100 percent all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.”

14.) “You get what you give. Next time you want something, give it all you got never forget.”

15.) “Do the best you can in every task, no matter how unimportant it may seem at the time. No one learns more about a problem than the person at the bottom.”

16.) “The only thing that has kept me around is my effort.”

17.) “Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.”

18.) “You get out what you put in. If you want more, give more.”

19.) “The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be.”

20.) “Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.”

Make an effort quotes

21.) “For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.”

Effort quotes

22.) “Success is dependent on effort.”

23.) “The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving”

24.) “Trying and getting hurt can’t possibly be worse for you than being… stuck.”

25.) “There’s not a person on my team in 16 years that has consistently beat me to the ball every play. That ain’t got nothing to do with talent, That’s just got everything to do with effort, and nothing else.”

26.) “A little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn into a glorious success.”

27.) “You make a living by what you get; you make a life by what you give.”

28.) “when people already know they’re deficient, they have nothing to lose by trying.”

29.) “Ideas don’t work for people unwilling to do the work.”

30.) “What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.”

Quotes on efforts and success

31.) “Ideas don’t work for people unwilling to do the work.”

Effort quotes

32.) “Growing up is when you understand you get what you give, not what you’re given.”

33.) “If I had caused the cloud, it was my duty to make an effort to dispel it.”

34.) “Effort is grossly underrated.”

35.) “If a task is once begun, never leave it till it’s done. Be the labor great or small, do it well or not at all.”

36.) “I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.”

37.) “Constant effort and frequent mistakes are the stepping stones to genius.”

38.) “Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second. Give your dreams all you’ve got and you’ll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you.”

39.) “Make every effort matter, and always make the following effort better than the last one.”

40.) “As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.”

Quotes about effort, and hard work

41.) “I am a big believer that eventually everything comes back to you. You get back what you give out.”

Effort quotes

42.) “Without balance, a life is no longer worth the effort.”

43.) “A great work demands a great sacrifice, and who is not capable of a great sacrifice is not capable of a great work.”

44.) “The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.”

45.) “Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others.”

46.) “Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today.”

Effort quotes

47.) “People pretend not to like grapes when the vines are too high for them to reach.”

48.) “You can’t have a million dollar dream with a minimum wage work ethic.”

49.) “Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.”

50.) “Live today the way you want to be remembered tomorrow.”

Time and effort Quotes

51.) “Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.”

Effort quotes

52.) “I carve things of wood because things made by effort are more real than things made by wishing.”

53.) “Be not afraid of going slowly; be afraid only of standing still.”

54.) “Failure is something many people take great efforts to avoid but failure is essential for growth and learning.”

55.) “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.”

56.) “What you get from life will be direct proportion to what you give to life.”

Effort quotes

57.) “To like many people spontaneously and without effort is perhaps the greatest of all sources of personal happiness.”

58.) “An industrious dunce is often more successful in life than his learned neighbor.”

59.) “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose in life is to give it away.”

60.) “Nothing of me is original. I am the combined effort of everybody I’ve ever known.”

Final thoughts

We hope these effort quotes have inspired you to keep pushing forward. Every day can be a new opportunity to achieve your goals, and it’s important to remember that the journey is just as valuable as the destination. What are your favorite motivational quotes about effort? Share them with us in the comments below!


Top 60 Procrastination Quotes to Help You Get Moving

60 Feel good quotes that will make you smile