69 Endeavour Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Endeavour Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Every endeavour pursued with passion produces a successful outcome, regardless of the result. For it is not about winning or losing – rather, the effort put forth in producing the outcome. — Matthew Syed

If there is no dull and determined effort, there will be no brilliant achievement. — Xunzi

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. — Franklin D. Roosevelt

Effort is one of those things that gives meaning to life. Effort means you care about something, that something is important to you and you are willing to work for it. — Carol S. Dweck

It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfilment, it is in the happiness of pursuit. — Denis Waitley

Life without endeavor is like entering a jewel mine and coming out with empty hands. — Japanese Proverbs

Virtue is the desire of things honourable and the power of attaining them. — Plato

Permanent success cannot be achieved except by incessant intellectual labour, always inspired by the ideal. — Sarah Bernhardt

Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it. — Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Success lies, not in achieving what you aim at, but in aiming at what you ought to achieve, and pressing forward, sure of achievement here, or if not here, hereafter. — Robert Forman Horton

Short Endeavour Quotes

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  • Action is always seen as the bottom rung of thespian endeavour, that's just the way it is. — Sylvester Stallone
  • To be at peace in any endeavour, we must release our need to control the outcome. — Diane Dreher
  • The most difficult part of any endeavour is taking the first step, making the first decision. — Robyn Davidson
  • But I tried, didn't I? Goddamnit, at least I did that. — Ken Kesey
  • First, Resolve upon, and daily endeavour to practise, a life of seriousness and strict sobriety. — David Brainerd
  • Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever. — Alexander Pope
  • The first object of my endeavours was the means to become perfect and happy. — Johann Heinrich Lambert
  • His high endeavours are an inward light That makes the path before him always bright. — William Wordsworth
  • Programming is legitimate and necessary academic endeavour. — Donald Knuth
  • Real meaningful endeavours, the biggies in human existence, often require the sacrifice of others. — Andrew Schneider

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The finest minds seem to be formed rather by efforts at original thinking, by endeavours to form new combinations, and to discover new truths, than by passively receiving the impressions of other men's ideas. — Thomas Malthus

If many people follow your enthusiastic endeavours, perhaps a new Athens might be created in the land of the Franks, or rather a much better one. — Alcuin

Humanity has always conquered the flux of natural time by means of a rhythm between active and passive time-spans. To reconquer his holidays, to establish a new and better time schedule for life, has been the great endeavour of man ever since the days of Noah. — Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy

And of poetry, the success is not attained when it lulls and satisfies, but when it astonishes and fires us with new endeavours after the unattainable. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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I am not carrying on a war of extermination against the Romans. I am contending for honor and empire. My ancestors yielded to Roman valour. I am endeavouring that others, in their turn, will be obliged to yield to my good fortune, and my valour. — Hannibal

Fearlessness may be a gift but perhaps more precious is the courage acquired through endeavour, courage that comes from cultivating the habit of refusing to let fear dictate one's actions, courage that could be described as 'grace under pressure' - grace which is renewed repeatedly in the face of harsh, unremitting pressure. — Aung San Suu Kyi

I am aware that a philosopher's ideas are not subject to the judgment of ordinary persons, because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things, to the extent permitted to human reason by God. — Nicolaus Copernicus

All the business of war, and indeed all the business of life, is to endeavour to find out what you don't know by what you do; that's what I called 'guess what was at the other side of the hill'. — Duke of Wellington

People have sought to adjust the truth to the hour instead of adjusting the hour to the truth, and in diplomacy they have endeavoured to bring about as much of the reality as they deem wise. — Alice Bailey

To discover the meaning of what is called "social justice" has been one of my chief preoccupations for more than 10 years. I have failed in this endeavour or rather, have reached the conclusion that, with reference to society of free men, the phrase has no meaning whatever. — Friedrich August von Hayek

We have oftener than once endeavoured to attach some meaning to that aphorism, vulgarly imputed to Shaftesbury, which however we can find nowhere in his works, that "ridicule is the test of truth." — John Keats

We endeavour to employ only symmetrical figures, such as should not only be an aid to reasoning, through the sense of sight, but should also be to some extent elegant in themselves. — John Venn

A greater awareness in architects and planners of their real value to society could, at the present, result in that rare occurrence, namely, the improvement of the quality of life as a result of architectural endeavour. — Cedric Price

First and foremost an artist should pay homage to grandness, honour and bow to it, and not try to extinguish the fierce flames of such, in an attempt to have his own feeble light shine brighter. When one isn't able to acknowledge greatness, I would really want to know how he endeavours to make me experience it. — Felix Mendelssohn

I am a very simple man. I am a man first, an artist second. My first obligation is to the welfare of my fellow man. I will endeavour to meet this obligation through music, since it transcends language, politics and national boundaries. — Pablo Casals

For, according to the teachings of Islam, moral knowledge automatically forces moral responsibility upon man. A mere Platonic discernment between Right and Wrong, without the urge to promote Right and to destroy Wrong, is a gross immorality in itself, for morality lives and dies with the human endeavour to establish its victory upon earth. — Muhammad Asad

Attitude is tremendously important in chasing success - in any field of endeavour. That's why I believe talent alone will get you very little in this world. — Jim Stynes

Through our own creative experience we came to know that the real tradition in art is not housed only in museums and art galleries and in great works of art; it is innate in us and can be galvanized into activity by the power of creative endeavour in our own day, and in our own country, by our own creative individuals in the arts. — Lawren Harris

It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour; riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work. — Virginia Woolf

In south west Lancashire, babies don't toddle, they side-step. Queuing women talk of 'nipping round the blindside'. Rugby league provides our cultural adrenalin. It's a physical manifestation of our rules of life, comradeship, honest endeavour, and a staunch, often ponderous allegiance to fair play. — Colin Welland

Our highest endeavour must be to develop individuals who are able out of their own initiative to impart purpose & direction to their lives. — Rudolf Steiner

A market economy is a tool - a valuable and effective tool - for organizing productive activity. A market society is a way of life in which market values seep into every aspect of human endeavour. It's a place where social relations are made over in the image of the market. — Michael Sandel

Broad paths are open to every endeavour, and a sympathetic recognition is assured to every one who consecrates his art to the divine services of a conviction of a consciousness. — Franz Liszt

All endeavour calls for the ability to tramp the last mile, shape the last plan, endure the last hours toil. — Henry David Thoreau

In my serious work I am striving for the essence of things and for goals which are possibly unobtainable. On the other hand, everything humorous has great attraction for me, and a childish streak leads me into all kinds of frivolous endeavour. — Philippe Halsman

I shall endeavour still further to prosecute this inquiry, an inquiry I trust not merely speculative, but of sufficient moment to inspire the pleasing hope of its becoming essentially beneficial to mankind. — Edward Jenner

When we did Cubist paintings, our intention was not to produce Cubist paintings but to express what was within us. No one laid down a course of action for us, and our friends the poets followed our endeavour attentively but they never dictated it to us. — Pablo Picasso

To lose a friend is the greatest of all evils, but endeavour rather to rejoice that you possessed him than to mourn his loss. — Seneca

I have endeavoured to show that the ability to pay taxes depends, not on the gross money value of the mass of commodities, nor on the net money value of the revenue of capitalists and landlords, but on the money value of each man's revenue compared to the money value of the commodities which he usually consumes. — David Ricardo

Any one who wishes to become a good writer should endeavour, before he allows himself to be tempted by the more showy qualities, to be direct, simple, brief, vigorous, and lucid. — Henry Watson Fowler

As I pass it, I feel as if I saw a dear old mother, sweet in her weakness, trembling at the approach of her dissolution, but not appealing to me against the inevitable, rather endeavouring to reassure me by her patience, and pointing to a hopeful future. — T. E. Brown

Knowledge and wisdom must go hand in hand. The adept will therefore endeavour to get on in knowledge as well as in wisdom, for neither of the two must lag behind in development. — Franz Bardon

Would ministers preach for eternity! They would then act the part of true Christian orators, and not only calmly and cooly inform the understanding, but, by persuasive, pathetic address, endeavour to move the affections and warm the heart. — George Whitefield

After some time passed in studying - and even imitating - the works of others, I would recommend the student to endeavour to be original, and to remember that originality should not be undiscovered plagiarism. — H P (Henry Peach) Robinson

Due to irresolvable personality conflicts as well as musical differences, I am permanently leaving the band Audioslave. I wish the other three members nothing but the best in all of their future endeavours. — Chris Cornell

War knows no power. Safe shall be my going, Secretly armed against all death's endeavour; Safe though all safety's lost; safe where men fall; And if these poor limbs die, safest of all. — Rupert Brooke

Chemistry, in its application to animals and vegetables. Endeavours jointly with physiology to enlighten us respecting the mysterious processes and sources of organic life. — Justus von Liebig

The atmosphere of officialdom would kill anything that breathes the air of human endeavour, would extinguish hope and fear alike in the supremacy of paper and ink. — Joseph Conrad

Definition of inertia: 'The vis insita, or innate force of matter, is a power of resisting by which every body, as much as in it lies, endeavours to preserve its present state, whether it be of rest or of moving uniformly forward in a straight line. — Isaac Newton

I have divers times endeavoured to see and to know, what parts the Blood consists of; and at length I have observ'd, taking some Blood out of my own hand, that it consists of small round globuls driven through a Crystalline humidity or water. — Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

In the mean time I worship God, laying every wrong action under an interdict which I endeavour to respect, and I loathe the wicked without doing them any injury. — Giacomo Casanova

Poets themselves, tho' liars by profession, always endeavour to give an air of truth to their fictions. — David Hume

And it shall be my endeavour to reveal thee in my actions, knowing it is thy power gives me strength to act. — Rabindranath Tagore

Common sense will tell us, that the power which hath endeavoured to subdue us, is of all others, the most improper to defend us. — Thomas Paine

Though I never shout at Labour Members or insult them, I can never understand the psychology of some of our men who endeavoured to reason with them. — Neville Chamberlain

The most certain way of ensuring victory is to march briskly and in good order against the enemy, always endeavouring to gain ground. — Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor

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