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Perhaps the time has come to cease calling it the "environmentalist" view, as though it were a lobbying effort outside the mainstream of human activity, and to start calling it the real-world view. (Quote by - E. O. Wilson )

Painting is the effort to produce order in yourself. There is much chaos in me, much chaos in our time. (Quote by - Otto Dix)

Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality. (Quote by - Erich Fromm)

The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen. (Quote by - Sarah Brown)

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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

He was a silly guy. Out - do the other guy. That was his effort at all times. (Quote by - Cab Calloway)

What we have seen is an effort to emulate the Blair era, but a failure to do so. (Quote by - Sir Menzies Campbell)

Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances. (Quote by - Orison Swett Marden)

The whole effort of a sincere man is to erect his personal impressions into laws (Quote by - Remy de Gourmont)

There is a deep question whether the possible meanings that emerge from an effort to explain the experience of art may not mask the real meanings of a work of art. (Quote by - Jerome Bruner )

One saves oneself much pain, by taking pains; much trouble, by taking trouble. (Quote by - Augustus William Hare)

The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply. (Quote by - Denis Waitley )

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. (Quote by - Thomas S. Monson )

Despite the success cult, men are most deeply moved not by the reaching of the goal but by the grandness of the effort involved in getting there -- or failing to get there. (Quote by - Max Lerner)

Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies. (Quote by - Erich Fromm)

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

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. (Quote by - Martin Luther King, Jr.)

An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves. (Quote by - Lydia Maria Child)

I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. It seems to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brain. Life seems to go on without effort, when I am filled with music. (Quote by - George Eliot)

Infatuated, half through conceit, half through love of my art, I achieve the impossible working as no one else ever works. (Quote by - Alexandre Dumas)

So, for me, working with larger companies has often been very satisfying, precisely because of the ability of bringing critical mass to bear on a given effort. (Quote by - Vinton Cerf)

You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave - win or lose. (Quote by - Gordie Howe)

I have found it advisable not to give too much heed to what people say when I am trying to accomplish something of consequence. Invariably they proclaim it can't be done. I deem that the very best time to make the effort. (Quote by - Calvin Coolidge)

Because, if one is writing novels today, concentrating on the beauty of the prose is right up there with concentrating on your semi-colons, for wasted effort. (Quote by - Neil Gaiman)

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