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"Every day of my life I make an effort. Like, everything's an effort - a good effort." - Finn Jones

"When you don't want something enough to make the effort, making an effort is a waste." - Malcolm Forbes

"Don't gag people with welfare, they'll never make an effort." - Anonymous

"See the positive side, the potential, and make an effort." - Dalai Lama

"Art is an effort to make you walk a half an inch above ground." - Yoko Ono

"Its cool when people notice that you make an effort to live certain values." - David Archuleta

"Our hearts are enfeebled by PROSPERITY so that we cannot make an effort to pray." - John Calvin

"Al Gore completely lied about climate change in an effort to make a lot of money." - Greg Gutfeld

"Happiness is a by-product of an effort to make someone else happy." - Gretta Brooker Palmer

"Make an effort to collect the good features from many beautiful faces." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Guys always attract my attention when they wear nice clothes and they make an effort." - Georgia Salpa

"I make an effort to keep it as real as I possibly can." - Ice T

"It's cool when people notice that you make an effort to live certain values." - David Archuleta

"You've got to make an effort on your own. Some people don't even try." - David Duval

"It's nice to always make an effort when you get photographed." - Rita Ora

"I really didn't try to make an effort to make urban music, but I am a product of my inspirations." - Justin Timberlake

"Outer consequences are not in our power to control; it is only possible to make an effort, and inner consequences always follow from our effort." - Leo Tolstoy

"Ours is not so much an age of vulgarity as of vulgarization; everything is tampered with or touched up, or adulterated or watered down, in an effort to make it palatable, in an effort to make it pay." - Louis Kronenberger

"If a person wants to be a part of your life, they will make an obvious effort to do so. Think twice before reserving a space in your heart for people who do not make an effort to stay." - John Spence

"The bottom line is we must get off our duff and make an effort to succeed. Trust me on this, when you see someone successful in any of the arts they have been willing to make an extra effort." - Jack White

"An avowal of poverty is no disgrace to any man; to make no effort to escape it is indeed disgraceful." - Thucydides

"The greatest danger of being gifted, is that you may never learn how to make an effort." - Tibor Fischer

"If I had caused the cloud, it was my duty to make an effort to dispel it." - Emily Bronte

"The great book, always open and which we should make an effort to read, is that of Nature." - Antonio Gaudi

"Good intentions and earnest effort are not enough. Only Jesus can make an otherwise futile life productive." - Charles R Swindoll

"The more we make an effort to keep our thoughts positive, the more pleasurable our journey in life will be." - James Van Praagh

"Nobody knows when you make an effort or when you plant a seed if it will bear fruit or not." - Jimmy Carter

"There's enough hate in the world. I command you to love. And you have to make an effort." - Dorothy Day

"You've got to go after your dreams. If you don't make an effort, nothing's ever going to change." - Kevin James

"Always try to maintain complete tolerance and always make an effort to give people more then they expect." - Scott Hamilton

"Always try to maintain complete tolerance and always make an effort to give people more than they expect." - Scott Hamilton

"If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name." - A A Milne

"For those who are willing to make an effort, great miracles and wonderful treasures are in store." - Isaac Bashevis Singer

"I would do anything to keep looking the job. I think you make an extra effort if you're on show." - Joanna Lumley

"I like it when people make an effort to wear things that you wouldn't normally put together - I like eccentrics." - Bat For Lashes

"That's the mistake women make - you shouldn't see your makeup. We don't want to look like we've made an effort." - Lauren Hutton

"Make the second effort your second nature." - Harvey Mackay

"Ideas don't make money, effort does." - Mike Michalowicz

"Ideas do' make money, effort does." - Mike Michalowicz

"Make positive effort for the good." - Dainin Katagiri

"Ideas don't make money, effort does." - Mike Michalowicz

"Most of us make an effort to do and be the best we can be, which leads to a distinction we need to make between the notion of struggle and the notion of effort." - Roger Housden

"It's important to make a statement, but don't kill yourself over it. You have to make an effort, but not go overboard." - Alexandra Roach

"A liberal public is interesting to have as an audience. It is for that very reason that corporations make such an effort to ally themselves with cultural institutions." - Hans Haacke

"Prayer is an effort of will." - Oswald Chambers

"You have to make an effort to be in an unprotected environment because everyone thinks you're a completely incapable idiot who couldn't possibly brush his teeth without an assistant. You have to make an effort in order to be able to actually experience the country that you're in." - Christian Bale

"My internal and external life depend so much on the work of others that I must make an extreme effort to give as much as I receive." - Albert Einstein

"We compete, not so much against an opponent, but against ourselves. The real test is this: Did I make my best effort on every play?" - Bud Wilkinson

"You yourself must make an effort. Buddhas are only show the way. The thoughtful who enter the way are freed from the bondage of defilements." - Gautama Buddha

"I suggest that people make an effort to reach out to five people a month. Not just by Facebook or email or Twitter. I'm talking hard-copy note." - Dana Perino

"You will always win if you make an effort, no matter how much. However, if you failed it means you were too lazy." - Albert Camus

"An avowal of poverty is a disgrace to no man; to make no effort to escape from it is indeed disgraceful." - Thucydides

"Do not make an effort to impress others. When you come from the self, your expression is perfect and your impression lasts for ages." - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"Make an effort to serve good bread and good meat and not to sell the better wine so as to serve what is inferior..." - Vincent de Paul

"I make an active effort to remain a positive role model to kids. They need people to show them there's another way." - Mc Hammer

"Thus men will lie on their backs, talking about the fall of man, and never make an effort to get up." - Henry David Thoreau

"Tea Party Republicans, in an effort to kill the farm bill will stereotype and make racial comments about food stamps - which is a big element to the program." - Eleanor Clift

"If someone wants to be a part of your life, they'll be there. So don't bother saving a spot for someone who won't make an effort to stay." - Michael Cera

"Charity even for one person does not make sense except in terms of an effort to love all Creation in response to the Creator's love for it." - Wendell Berry

"We are so used to not having kids around [on Twilight] that we had to really make an effort to try and edit our language." - Ashley Greene

"If by religion we mean a belief in humanity rather than the gods, an effort to make man better and a little happier, then yes, I'm very religious." - Indira Gandhi

"I'm so frightened of these two people, Bill and Hillary [Clintons], that I'm making an all-out effort to make the truth known about these horrific practices." - Michael Savage

"There's forgiveness if you ask forgiveness, you truly repent, and you do make an honest effort not to do that anymore." - Randy Travis

"I've worked on jobs where there are almost 200 people on set... you always make an effort to have a relationship but you can't really when there's 200." - Gemma Arterton

"As you grow, the productivity I think, goes down with the square of the number of employees if you don't make an effort." - Sam Altman

"What was any art but an effort to make a sheath, a mold in which to imprison for a moment the shining, elusive element which is life itself." - Willa Cather

"We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort." - Jesse Owens

"Rather than reacting to every risk we hear and see, we should make an effort to discern which ones we can do something about." - Benjamin Carson

"Certainly if we hope do enhance and extend whatever natural assets we were given, we must expect to make an effort, if not actually great labor." - Dixie Carter

"Acting for me is not a bad habit like smoking that I must make an effort to quit. I love acting; I love directing." - Joan Chen

"I find a lot of young filmmakers make too much of an effort to be trendy and they can be pretentious." - Sadie Frost

"What is human warfare but just this; an effort to make the laws of God and nature take sides with one party." - Henry David Thoreau

"So I suppose poetry, language, the shaping of it, was and remains for me an effort to make sense out of essentially senseless situations." - Thomas Lynch

"When I'm driving I should make more of an effort with my iPod, but I'm too lazy to organise a playlist." - Mark Webber

"Be kind. It's worthwhile to make an effort to learn about other people and figure out what you might have in common with them." - Viggo Mortensen

"I could not imagine that we should make much of an effort to preserve remainders of natural beauty in conquered Poland." - Fritz Todt

"When workers can get and equal return for less effort, workers make less effort" - John Stossel

"Courage is required to make an initial thrust toward one's coveted goal, but even greater courage is called for when one stumbles and must make a second effort to achieve. Have the determination to make the effort, the single-mindedne ss to work toward a worthy goal, and the courage not only to face the challenges that inevitably come but also to make a second effort, should such be required." - Thomas S Monson

"An activist is someone who makes an effort to see problems that are not being addressed and then makes an effort to make their voice heard. Sometimes there are so many things that it's almost impossible to make your voice heard in every area, but you can sure try." - Joanne Woodward

"When I make a representation of something, this, too, is an analogy to what exists; I make an effort to get a grip on the thing by depicting it." - Gerhard Richter

"Proper effort is not the effort to make something particular happen. It is the effort to be aware and awake each moment, the effort to overcome laziness and merit, the effort to make each activity of our day meditation." - Ajahn Chah

"In fact, I believe the first companies that make an effort to develop an authentic, transparent, and meaningful social contract with their fans and customers will turn out to be the ones that are the most successful in the future. While brands that refuse to make the effort will lose stature and customer loyalty." - Simon Mainwaring

"To make a commencement requires a mental effort." - Seneca the Younger

"Obviously being relaxed doesn't mean that you make no effort." - Tenzin Palmo

"The assumption that men were created equal, with an equal ability to make an effort and win an earthly reward, although denied every day by experience, is maintained every day by our folklore and our daydreams." - Margaret Mead

"You can't expect to make no effort. You still have to make the effort and be kind and understanding." - Zooey Deschanel

"Courage is required to make an initial thrust towards ones coveted goal, But even greater courage is called for when one stumbles and must make a second effort to achieve." - Thomas S Monson

"You know, education, if you make the most of it, you study hard, you do your homework and you make an effort to be smart, you can do well. If you don't, you get stuck in Iraq." - John F Kerry

"There's a lot of really talented people in Utah, people who would really make an effort to make the music the best that it could be and as emotional as it could be." - David Archuleta

"The vast majority of the peoples of the world are against war and against aggression. If they make their wishes known and effective, war can be stopped. It all depends on whether they are willing to make the effort necessary for the purpose. For, that it will require an effort, no one who considers the history of the world on these subjects can doubt." - Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury

"All this anti-Christian rhetoric that you see coming from the government, all this anti-Christian push, is not really an attack on Christianity. It's an effort to make you realize that God is your government. Your government is God." - Rafael Cruz

"If a guy does us wrong the week before, and he does something the next week where he makes an effort to make it right, then I pretty much will let that go. You don't forget about it, but just seeing that the guy makes an effort the next week means a lot." - Tony Stewart

"Every heresy has been an effort to narrow the Church." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Is love an art? Then it requires knowledge and effort." - Erich Fromm

"Quality improves with effort according to an exponential curve." - Robert W. Bly

"Life is an effort that deserves a better cause." - Karl Kraus

"I find it an effort to keep up appearances." - Dusty Springfield

"In Washington, there's always an effort to label people." - Gale Norton

"If someone wants to be a part of your life, They'll make an effort to be in it. So don't bother reserving a space in your heart for someone Who doesn't make an effort to stay. ERASING someone from your mind is so easy... But REMOVING the same person from your heart is ANOTHER STORY. Pin It Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes... just be an illusion." - Javan

"Meditation is not your doing. You simply make the effort, but it is not your doing. Your effort is needed to prepare the ground. As the ground is ready, immediately you see you are no more; the whole cosmos is. You have entered a greater womb, an eternal womb of tremendous peace and ecstasy." - Rajneesh

"Taking the child's point of view demands good will, time, and effort on the part of parents. The child is the clear beneficiary. Parents who make the effort to understand their children's point of view are likely to treat children fairly and in an age-appropriate manner." - David Elkind

"A mountian bike race is a constant hard effort for two to three hours. In road racing the efforts often come in surges. You ride easy for awhile then you have to make an extreme, hard effort. They are two different efforts, two different forms of suffering." - John Tomac

"Each of you should feel that you have great potential and that, with self-confidence and a little more effort, change really is possible if you want it. If you feel that your present way of life is unpleasant or has some difficulties, then don't look at these negative things. See the positive side, the potential, and make an effort." - Dalai Lama

"Make an effort to exert yourself-everyday. Don't fail because you never allowed yourself to get started! Don't avoid success because you think the responsibility might be too much-just focus and get going! You'd be surprised at what intelligent effort can produce." - Donald Trump

"Realities disguised as symbols are, for me, new realities that are immeasurably preferable. I make an effort to take them at their word. To grasp, to carry out the diktat of images to the letter." - Claude Cahun

"I like Americans. They always make an effort when they meet you. They want to be liked and to like you; it is always easy to be with them." - Maria Schell

"Maybe it was the angle, but her fawn's eyes, looking up at me, seemed larger than ever. I had to make an effort to keep my balance lest I fall into them." - Jerry Spinelli

"You have to make an effort to always look at the good side, always think about the good things. Then you've got nothing to be afraid of. If something bad comes up, you do more thinking at that point." - Haruki Murakami

"We ought all to make an effort to act on our first thoughts and let our unspoken gratitude find expression. Then there will be more sunshine in the world, and more power to work for what is good." - Albert Schweitzer

"We are the prisoners of ideas. They catch us up for moments into their heaven, and so fully engage us, that we take no thought forthe morrow, gaze like children, without an effort to make them our own." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Our response has been, 'Well, let's then make an effort to get the Israelis and the Palestinians to sit around the table.' That hasn't happened. So we only have ourselves to blame for this crisis." - King Abdullah II

"You find yourself refreshed in the presence of cheerful people. Why not make an honest effort to confer that pleasure on others? Half the battle is gained if you never allow yourself to say anything gloomy." - Lydia Maria Child

"Theory is taught so as to make the student believe that he or she can become a Marxist, a feminist, an Afrocentrist, or a deconstructionist with about the same effort and commitment required in choosing items from a menu." - Edward Said

"Most enjoyable activities are not natural; they demand an effort that initially one is reluctant to make. But once the interaction starts to provide feedback to the person's skills, it usually begins to be intrinsically rewarding." - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"When it comes to picking parts, I do make an effort to choose parts that I want to do, and not necessarily parts someone else wants me to do, or parts that someone else is going to respond to." - Mila Kunis

"Many Europeans think that all Moroccans speak French, but no. I had to make an effort to learn it when I studied French literature at the university in Rabat." - Abdellah Taia

"If someone wants to be a part of your life, they"ll be there. So do' bother saving a spot for someone who wo' make an effort to stay." - Michael Cera

"I don't use sex to sell records, obviously, but I'd be lying if I said that I don't feel like I have to make an effort to look good when I go out onstage, to wear something pretty" - Vanessa Carlton

"I think that we must come together progressively, with the British, the Germans, the Spanish, the Italians and with the new members of the European Union, we must make an effort to forge closer links." - Jean-Pierre Raffarin

"I appreciate any organization or individual people who sincerely make an effort to promote harmony between humanity, and particularly harmony between the various religions. I consider it very sacred work and very important work" - Dalai Lama

"Life is sometimes novel-shaped, mocking the efforts of those authors who, in an effort to make their novels life-shaped, spurn the easy symmetry and cheap resonance of reality." - Stephen Fry

"Great calm, generous detachment, selfless love, disinterested effort: these are what make for success in life. If you can find peace in yourself and can spread comfort around you, you will be happier than an empress." - Rabindranath Tagore

"...it seemed to me that one should make an effort to banish artificial classifications from chemistry and begin to assign to each element the place it must occupy in the natural order by comparing it in succession to others..." - Andre-Marie Ampere

"The public, too, has to make an effort in order to understand the writer who, though he renounce complacent obscurity, cannot always express his new-hidden thoughts lucidly and according to accepted models." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"An enormous number of people come to the USA legally and then simply overstay their visas because we make no effort to hold them accountable to that or uphold the law." - Mike Pence

"My mom is really great with me and for me, because I think she makes an effort to make sure there is some normalcy in my life, and her and my dad don't really treat me any differently." - Ashley Greene

"I predict, that if they can't stop [Donald] Trump in the primary process, they will make an effort to stop him at the convention. I mean, Governor [Mitt] Romney has pretty much telegraphed this." - Rush Limbaugh

"influencing behavior by reducing the effort required to perform an action is more effective than increasing someone's desire to do it. Make your product so simple that users already know how to use it, and you've got a winner.
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"I read a lot, almost anything and everything. I make an effort to use any knowledge I attain and express my opinions even at the risk of being wrong at times." - Malcolm Goodwin

"We must teach the next generation to not just learn languages, but whole cultures and belief systems. We will then make more of an effort to understand people and their different cultures." - Jane Seymour

"I am convinced the most unfortunate people are those who would make an art of love. It sours other effort. Of all artists, they are certainly the most wretched." - Norman Mailer

"I have said repeatedly that America doesn't torture and I'm going to make sure that we don't torture. Those are part and parcel an effort to regain America's moral stature in the world." - Barack Obama

"Whenever a Gujarati or Sikh businessman comes to a Republican event, it begins with an appeal to Jesus Christ. While the Democrats are really good at making the outsider feel at home, the Republicans make little or no effort." - Dinesh Dsouza

"I've learned that if one is arrogant and if something bad happens to him, people won't want him to succeed. They will make more of an effort to bring him down." - Lapo Elkann

"If we had any nerve at all, if we had any real balls as a society, or whatever you need, whatever quality you need, real character, we would make an effort to really address the wrongs in this society, righteously." - Jerry Garcia

"The last couple relationships I had were long distance. It's not like I can make much of an effort to travel and see anybody. The guy had to do all the work, unfortunately." - Holly Madison

"It is not easy to make an effort and to remember all the little personalia of some one one has loved very much, and by whom one has been loved." - Isa Bowman

"I think that we must come together progressively, with the British, the Germans, the Spanish, the Italians and with the new members of the European Union, we must make an effort to forge closer links." - Jeanpierre Raffarin

"When we are honest - that's my saying - if we are honest then we will reveal ourselves. But we do not have to make an effort to be individualistic, different from others." - Josef Albers

"I don't use sex to sell records, obviously, but I'd be lying if I said that I don't feel like I have to make an effort to look good when I go out onstage, to wear something pretty." - Vanessa Carlton

"You find yourself refreshed in the presence of cheerful people. Why not make an honest effort to confer that pleasure on others? Half the battle is gained if you never allow yourself to say anything gloomy." - Lydia M Child

"At Lackland Air Force Base, they make an effort to retrain military dogs that suffer from PTSD. It's a lengthy, long process. The treatment is much the same as it would be for people, but it's a difficult road back." - Robert Crais

"Someone who wants to write should make an effort to write a little something every day. Writing in this sense is the same as athletes who practice a sport every day to keep their skills honed." - Anita Desai

"Try to see the good in others. When you're tempted to judge someone, make an effort to see their goodness. Your willingness to look for the best in people will subconsciously bring it forth." - Marianne Williamson

"Our response has been, 'Well, let's then make an effort to get the Israelis and the Palestinians to sit around the table.' That hasn't happened. So we only have ourselves to blame for this crisis." - Abdallah Ii Of Jordan

"You should make an effort on stage because it's a performance. The stage should be glittery and camp, but I don't go down the shops in full stage gear." - Sophie Ellisbextor

"One thing Tolkien does incredibly well - and this is from a lay person's point of view; I am not scholar or anything - is that you don't have to make an effort to envisage the worlds that he writes about." - Luke Evans

"I wear no makeup in real life. I'm very simple. That may be why I go over the top for the red carpet. But otherwise, I'm very plain. I should make more of an effort, actually." - Eva Green

"I knew that you couldn't make a living simply writing about the outdoors, so I made an effort from the beginning of my freelance career to write about other subjects." - Jon Krakauer

"You never really get a chance to sit down with the people you love, unless you really make an effort to do it. It doesn't just happen naturally anymore." - Amos Lee



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