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Motivational Endeavor Quotes

May these quotes about Endeavor inspire and motivate you.

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion
to his commitment to excellence,
regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
- Vince Lombardi

Related topics: Values

Life is a dangerous - ultimately fatal - endeavor,
so you may as well live it full out.
Chart your course, cast off the lines,
and boldly sail the seas of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor
to be what you desire to appear.
- Socrates

All endeavor calls for the ability
to tramp the last mile,
shape the last plan, endure the last hours toil.
The fight to the finish spirit is the one...
characteristic we must posses
if we are to face the future as finishers.
- Henry David Thoreau


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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


I do not hold fear about what is happening in the world.
I am responsible for how I conduct myself in the events of my days,
and endeavor to not dwell in fear about anything.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams
and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined,
you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

Whatever your work and whatever its worth,
No matter how strong or clever,
Some one will sneer if you pause to hear,
And scoff at your best endeavor.
For the target art has a broad expanse,
And wherever you chance to hit it,
Though close be your aim to the bull's-eye fame,
There are those who will never admit it.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox


 

Not chance of birth or place has made us friends,
Being oftentimes of different tongues and nations,
But the endeavor for the selfsame ends,
With the same hopes, and fears, and aspirations.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

If it requires a uniform, it's a worthless endeavor.
- George Carlin

It is our duty still to endeavor to avoid war;
but if it shall actually take place, no matter by whom brought on,
we must defend ourselves.
If our house be on fire, without inquiring whether
it was fired from within or without,
we must try to extinguish it.
- Thomas Jefferson

One that desires to excel
should endeavor in those things
that are in themselves most excellent.
- Epictetus

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability
of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
- Henry David Thoreau

If one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live
the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with success
unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

All endeavors which are directed to a purely worldly end,
contain within themselves the seeds of their own corruption.
- Theodore H. White

I have learned, that if one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live the life he has imagined,
he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

Concern for man and his fate must always form
the chief interest of all technical endeavors.
Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
- Albert Einstein

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
He will put some things behind, will pass an invisible boundary;
new, universal, and more liberal laws
will begin to establish themselves around and within him;
or the old laws be expanded, and interpreted in his favor
in a more liberal sense,
and he will live with the license of a higher order of beings.
- Henry David Thoreau

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

You can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

Society is a masked ball,
where every one hides his real character,
and reveals it by hiding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Decide questions without regard for tradition -
one way or the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs.
Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
- John F. Kennedy

Be that self which one truly is.
- Soren Kierkegaard

This isn't a rehearsal or a practice life.
This is your real life - your one and only real life.
There are no retakes - no second chances.
Begin now - live full out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent
of what nature has revealed to us.
- Albert Einstein

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Mere tolerance has given place to a sentiment of brotherhood
between sincere men of all denominations.
- Helen Keller

When angry, count to ten before you speak.
If very angry, count to one hundred.
- Thomas Jefferson

Each one of us has our own perspective
on everything we see in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The highest and most beautiful things in life
are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but,
if one will, are to be lived.
- Soren Kierkegaard

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown
is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
- Bertrand Russell

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

No one can give you better advice than yourself.
- Cicero

Never be fooled into believing that
there is one speck out of order.
- Byron Katie

Wholeness is not achieved by cutting off
a portion of one's being,
but by integration of the contraries.
- Carl Jung

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor,
nor should life rest on a single hope.
- Epictetus

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self,
can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

We should not moor a ship with one anchor,
or our life with one hope.
- Epictetus

An instructed and intelligent people
are always more decent and orderly
than an ignorant and stupid one.
- Adam Smith

Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
- Confucius

Hatred burns the one who hates.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Joy increases and suffering decreases
as one masters the distinction between events
and one's feelings about those events.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Loving, hating, having expectations:
all these are attachments.
Attachment prevents the growth of one's true being.
- Lao Tzu

There is only one time that is important - NOW!
It is the most important time because
it is the only time that we have any power.
- Leo Tolstoy

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

We have two ears and one mouth so that
we can listen twice as much as we speak.
- Epictetus

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

No one can give you freedom but you.
- Byron Katie

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

The fox has many tricks.
The hedgehog has but one.
But that is the best of all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions.
- Grace Hopper

The essence of being human is that one
does not seek perfection.
- George Orwell

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

It is impossible to begin to learn
that which one thinks one already knows.
- Epictetus

One who is too insistent on his own views,
finds few to agree with him.
- Lao Tzu

The function of prayer is not to influence God,
but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
- Soren Kierkegaard

One can flow harmoniously with the River -
or one can struggle fearfully against the River -
and the River just flows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

True wisdom cannot be learned in a lifetime,
but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are as many pillows of illusion
as flakes in a snow-storm.
We wake from one dream into another dream.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller


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