Love is the extra effort we make in our dealings with those whom we do not like and once you understand that, you understand all. This idea that love overtakes you is nonsense. This is but a polite manifestation of sex. To love another you have to undertake some fragment of their destiny.— Quentin Crisp
Fulfilling Extra Effort quotations
We can do things the cheap way, the simple way, for the short-term and without regard for the future. Or, we can make the extra effort, do the hard work, absorb the criticism and make decisions that will cause a better future.
The difference between good and great is just a little extra effort.
Everyone works hard when they want to, when they get quick results, when it's convenient to put forth effort. The best work hard when they don't want to, when it's inconvenient to give it that little extra effort... and that extra effort might be just what they need to place them on top.
Realism is something we practice when we aren't feeling very well.
When we don't feel up to the extra effort.
Over deliver in all you do and soon you will be rewarded for the extra effort.
When we love someone our love becomes demonstrable or real only through our exertion - through the fact that for that someone (or for ourself) we take an extra step or walk an extra mile. Love is not effortless. To the contrary, love is effortful.
It's the extra effort after you have done your best that creates victory.
Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence.
In every kind of endeavor, there are ample opportunities for extra effort.
Grab those opportunities, embrace that extra effort and transform ordinary mediocrity into bright and shining excellence.
To love another person you have to undertake some fragment of their destiny.
Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence.
The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.
Almost everyone does just enough to get by.
Those who achieve spectacular success also do enough to get by; then they add a little bit of extra effort. That little bit of extra effort makes an enormous difference.
If your practice is good, you may become proud of it.
What you do is good, but something more is added to it. Pride is extra. Right effort is to get rid of something extra.
When on the brink of complete discouragement, success is discerning that.
..the line between failure and success is so fine that often a single extra effort is all that is needed to bring victory out of defeat.
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.
Whereas a good player might do something really good in a game, a great player might do something two or three times in a row. That's what great players do, but they also work incredibly hard off the field in terms of the extra effort they've put into making sure their own performance gets better.
I would do anything to keep looking the job. I think you make an extra effort if you're on show.
Relationships take time and energy, and your job kind of sucks that all out of you. It takes an extra effort to stay present in a relationship when you are working kind of hours.
We all use texting as a crutch because it's so easy and it doesn't really stop our day for the most part but I think to assure a woman you want to go out, to see that you're serious, you take the extra effort to pick up the phone and make a phone call.
"Extra effort," in whatever form it takes (mental, physical, emotional), cannot be sustained without eventual damage and diminishing returns. There has to be a very acute awareness on your part as to the level of exertion and the toll it's taking on those you lead.
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.
Never neglect the little things. Never skimp on that extra effort, that additional few minutes, that soft word of praise or thanks, that delivery of the very best that you can do. It does not matter what others think, it is of prime importance, however, what you think about you. You can never do your best, which should always be your trademark, if you are cutting corners and shirking responsibilities. You are special. Act it. Never neglect the little things.
I do NOT think that PC gaming is over.
.. it will always be the choice of the gaming enthusiast who is willing to put in the extra effort for a richer, more rewarding experience.
With more and more fast food available, it takes an extra effort to cook delicious, healthy meals. I have always been a proponent of simple, easy food that doesn't take forever to cook so you really can eat well at home.
The head sculptor, who became a mentor to me, said that the most important thing he'd ever learned was that you have to figure out what your number-one passion is and throw everything into that. And that if you didn't do that, then you're not really serving your purpose in the world, because you're not going to put that extra effort in. And I knew I loved music, so I just quit and decided to pursue it.
Do not accept principal risk while investing short-term cash: the greedy effort to earn a few extra basis points of yield inevitably leads to the incurrence of greater risk, which increases the likelihood of losses and severe illiquidity at precisely the moment when cash is needed to cover expenses, to meet commitments, or to make compelling long-term investments.
When I went in for the [ Embraced] DVD interviews, I thought, "Good lord, it's 17 years later!" I thought that maybe I should do my make-up differently and put extra effort in, or I'd look like a different human being. It's very strange.
You get so much out of the extra effort that you put into looking your best.
It's not how much you do, it's how often you do it.
It simply doesn't matter if you make some monumental effort at any given time. You have it in your to give that extra little bit. You know that you could add that finishing touch. You know you can take that extra step.
I'm convinced that the world, more than ever, needs the music only you can make.
And if it takes extra courage to keep playing in spite of your loss, many will applaud the effort. And who knows? Others may be inspired to pick up their broken instruments, their broken lives, and begin again.
Wine lovers know that putting some effort into understanding and appreciating wine pays big dividends. Skillful tasting unlocks wine's treasures. It adds an extra dimension to the basic routines of eating and drinking, turning a daily necessity into a celebration of life.
When you've done all you can, do just a little bit more.
Any extra effort you make will draw immense leverage from all the ordinary efforts which have preceded it. That can be powerful and effective.
Outside openings to attics, crawl spaces and similar locations should be sealed off so rats and squirrels cant get into houses, garages or other structures. Pet owners should make an extra effort to keep their domestic animals free of fleas and avoid leaving out pet food where it can attract wild animals.
The infrastructure of today's computing environment is for good or ill structured around the Windows operating system. Can you get around that? Yes you can, but you have to work harder to do that and most individuals and most corporations are not going to make that extra effort.