Friday, November 07, 2008

Quotations about Effort

No one understands that you have given everything. You must give more. ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

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

The person who is waiting for something to turn up might start with their shirt sleeves. ~Garth Henrichs

He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. ~Attributed to both Vidal Sassoon and Donald Kendall

Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat. ~Ann Landers


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