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If things are not going well with you, begin your effort at correcting the situation by carefully examining the service you are rendering, and especially the spirit in which you are rendering it. - Roger Babson

The principle of all successful effort is to try to do not what is absolutely the best, but what is easily within our power, and suited for our temperament and condition. - John Ruskin

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? - Erich Fromm

A racehorse that consistently runs just a second faster than another horse is worth millions of dollars more. Be willing to give that extra effort that separates the winner from the one in second place. (Life's Little Instruction Book) - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Little boldness is needed to assail the opinions and practices of notoriously wicked men; but to rebuke great and good men for their conduct, and to impeach their discernment, is the highest effort of moral courage. - William Lloyd Garrison

Although strength should fail, the effort will deserve praise. In great enterprises the attempt is enough. [La., Quod si deficiant vires, audacia certe Laus erit: in magnis et voluisse sat est] - Sextus Propertius

And protect your heart from being inclined toward what you have renounced of people and desires and wishes and option and effort and from losing patience and harmony and pleasure with God at the time of the befalling of calamity. - Abdul-Qadir Gilani