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Man stands for long time with mouth open before roast duck flies in. (Quote by - Chinese Saying)

What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

John's time and effort were, in the main, spent on pretty honorable stuff. As for the other side, well, nobody's perfect, nobody's Jesus. And look what they did to him. (Quote by - Paul McCartney)

Living never wore one out so much as the effort not to live. (Quote by - Anais Nin )

Life does not require us to make good; it asks only that we give our best at each level of experience. (Quote by - Harold Ruopp)

No young man starting in life could have better capital than plenty of friends. They will strengthen his credit, support him in every great effort, and make him what, unaided, he could never be. Friends of the right sort will help him more - to be happy and successful - than much money. (Quote by - Orison Swett Marden)

The secret of the truly successful, I believe, is that they learned very early in life how not to be busy. They saw through that adage, repeated to me so often in childhood, that anything worth doing is worth doing well. The truth is, many things are worth doing only in the most slovenly, halfhearted fashion possible, and many other things are not worth doing at all. (Quote by - Barbara Ehrenreich)

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure. (Quote by - Emma Goldman)

Since every effort in our educational life seems to be directed toward making of the child a being foreign to itself, it must of necessity produce individuals foreign to one another, and in everlasting antagonism with each other. (Quote by - Emma Goldman)

Anything that is wasted effort represents wasted time. The best management of our time thus becomes linked inseparably with the best utilisation of our efforts. (Quote by - Ted W Engstrom)

The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes)

The planet's survival has become so uncertain that any effort, any thought that presupposes an assured future amounts to a mad gamble. (Quote by - Elias Canetti )

Trees are Earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven. (Quote by - Rabindranath Tagore)

The smallest effort is not lost. Each wavelet on the ocean tost aids in the ebb-tide or the flow; each rain-drop makes some floweret blow; each struggle lessens human woe. (Quote by - Charles Mackay)

The history of all countries shows that the working class exclusively by its own effort is able to develop only trade-union consciousness. (Quote by - Vladimir Lenin)

I made a game effort to argue but two things were against me: the umpires and the rules. (Quote by - Leo Durocher)

When you work in TV, it's such a group effort, it's not about you. (Quote by - Kylie Minogue)

When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius. (Quote by - George Sand)

Put the uncommon effort into the common task... make it large by doing it in a great way. (Quote by - Orison Swett Marden)

Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought. (Quote by - Napoleon Hill)

The China game was the best because it took the effort of everyone on the team to survive 120 minutes. (Quote by - Lorrie Fair )

Again, it may be said, that to love justice and equality the people need no great effort of virtue; it is sufficient that they love themselves. (Quote by - Maximilien Robespierre)

Congress, the press, and the bureaucracy too often focus on how much money or effort is spent, rather than whether the money or effort actually achieves the announced goal. (Quote by - Donald Rumsfeld)

I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn human actions, but to understand them. (Quote by - Baruch Spinoza)


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