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Exertions Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Exertions

Please enjoy these Exertions Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable...
Every step toward the goal of justice
requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle;
the tireless exertions and
passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Many possessions, if they do not make a man better,
are at least expected to make his children happier;
and this pathetic hope is behind many exertions.
- George Santayana

But the general welfare must restrict and regulate
the exertions of the individuals,
as the individuals must derive a supply of their strength from social power.
- Friedrich List

The strength of a man's virtue should not be measured
by his special exertions,
but by his habitual acts.
- Blaise Pascal

 

But I would have executed much greater things,
had not government always opposed my exertions,
and placed others in situations which would have suited my talents.
- Adam Weishaupt

How can a rational being be ennobled by any thing that
is not obtained by its own exertions?
- Mary Wollstonecraft

It is bad policy to regulate everything...
where things may better regulate themselves and can
be better promoted by private exertions;
but it is no less bad policy to let those things alone
which can only be promoted by interfering social power.
- Friedrich List

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Nothing happens by itself...
it all will come your way, once you understand that
you have to make it come your way,
by your own exertions.
- Ben Stein

Look around, and you see everywhere the exertions and
acts of individuals restricted,
regulated, or promoted, on the principle of the common welfare.
- Friedrich List

The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight,
nothing which is more important than his own personal safety,
is a miserable creature and has no chance of being
free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
- John Stuart Mill

A young man is stirred and stimulated by the consciousness
of how much depends upon his own exertions:
a young girl is oppressed by it.
- Elizabeth Missing Sewell

The extraordinary exertions of the colonies,
in cooperation with British measures,
against the French, in the late war,
were acknowledged by the British parliament to be more
than adequate to their ability.
- Mercy Otis Warren

But my most favourite pursuit, after my daily exertions at the Foundry,
was Astronomy.
There were frequently clear nights when the glorious
objects in the Heavens were seen in most attractive beauty and brilliancy.
- James Nasmyth

Those 40 or 50 national correspondents who had followed
Kennedy since the beginning of his electoral exertions
into the November days had become more than a press corps -
they had become his friends and,
some of them, his most devoted admirers.
- Theodore White

A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight,
nothing which is more important than his own personal safety,
is a miserable creature and has no chance of being
free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
- John Stuart Mill

I am content with nothing, restless and ambitious...
and I despise myself for the vanity,
which formed half the stimulus to my exertions.
Oh would that I were one of those plodding wise fools
who having once set their hand to the plough go on nothing doubting.
- Thomas Huxley

After voluntary exertions on the part of our people
to which the history of the world furnishes no parallel,
is the old root of bitterness still to remain in the ground,
to sprout and bear fruit in the future as it has borne fruit in the past?
- Robert Dale Owen

The progress of the American Revolution has been so
rapid and such the alteration of manners,
the blending of characters, and the new train of ideas
that almost universally prevail,
that the principles which animated to the noblest exertions
have been nearly annihilated.
- Mercy Otis Warren

Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess.
I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.
- Robert Burns

Truth and mercy require the exertion -
never the suppression,
of man's noble rights and powers.
- Gerrit Smith

Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion,
and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.
- Anna Pavlova

Congress needs strong parties, but it also needs the
capacity to deal with budget and entitlement challenges
that are likely beyond the reach of pure partisan exertion.
- David E. Price

The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies
not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role,
for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands.
- Maria Jeritza

Knowledge is not a passion from without the mind,
but an active exertion of the inward strength,
vigor and power of the mind, displaying itself from within.
- Ralph Cudworth

Difficulties should act as a tonic.
They should spur us to greater exertion.
- B. C. Forbes

War is the domain of physical exertion and suffering.
- Karl Von Clausewitz

A multitude of causes unknown to former times are now
acting with a combined force to blunt the discriminating powers of the mind,
and unfitting it for all voluntary exertion to reduce
it to a state of almost savage torpor.
- William Wordsworth

As a reward of their clean living and good habits these
great stars have been able to withstand the rigorous
test of stamina and physical exertion and have thus
successfully extended their most remarkable careers
over a period of many strenuous years.
- Major Taylor

There is also a perfection of degrees,
by which a person performs all the commands of God,
with the full exertion of all his powers,
without the least defect.
This is what the law of God requires,
but what the saints cannot attain to in this life.
- Charles Buck

Everyone confesses that exertion which brings out all
the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us;
but most people do all they can to get rid of it,
and as a general rule nobody does much more than circumstances drive them to do.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

In England, the profession of the law is that which
seems to hold out the strongest attraction to talent,
from the circumstance, that in it ability,
coupled with exertion, even though unaided by patronage,
cannot fail of obtaining reward.
- Charles Babbage

I have no faith in human perfectability.
I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity.
Man is now only more active - not more happy -
nor more wise,
than he was 6000 years ago.
- Edgar Allan Poe

The half minute which we daily devote to the winding-up
of our watches is an exertion of labour almost insensible;
yet,
by the aid of a few wheels, its effect is spread over
the whole twenty-four hours.
- Charles Babbage

In a very alert and bright state of society people
learn co-operation by themselves,
but in older and quieter conditions of laboring enterprise,
such a bill as I propose will point out the way to mutual exertion.
- Leland Stanford

Every proper exertion has been made and will be continued
to carry out the wishes of Congress in relation to the tobacco trade,
as indicated in the several resolutions of the House
of Representatives and the legislation of the two branches.
- Martin Van Buren

I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to
maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles,
the character of an honest man.
- George Washington

The greatest firmness is the greatest mercy.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The male is a domestic animal which,
if treated with firmness and kindness,
can be trained to do most things.
- Jilly Cooper

Since coming to Harwell I have met English people of all kinds,
and I have come to see in many of them a deep rooted
firmness which enables them to lead a decent way of life.
- Klaus Fuchs

The grave, dread thing!
Men shiver when thou'rt named: Nature appalled,
Shakes off her wonted firmness.
- Robert Blair

The door of conciliation and compromise is finally
closed by our adversaries,
and it remains only to us to meet the conflict with
the dignity and firmness of men worthy of freedom.
- Robert Toombs

The standards of the international community manifest firmness.
Iran has no need for long-range missiles or to collaborate
with terrorist organizations all over the world.
- Moshe Katsav

People without firmness of character love to make up a fate for themselves;
that relieves them of the necessity of having their
own will and of taking responsibility for themselves.
- Ivan Turgenev

This kind of prelude was succeeded by the concerto
itself which he executed with a degree of spirit and
firmness that no one has ever pretended to equal.
- John Hawkins

Well building hat three conditions.
Commodity, firmness, and delight.
- Henry Wotton

Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing.
- Alexander Hamilton

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life -
in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite.
It teaches us to do as well as to talk;
and to make our words and actions all of a color.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

With Malice toward none, with charity for all,
with firmness in the right,
as God gives us to see the right,
let us strive on to finish the work we are in,
to bind up the nation's wounds.
- Abraham Lincoln

If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you get the choice to sit it out or dance,
I hope you dance.
- Lee Ann Womack

A very small degree of hope
is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
- Henri B. Stendhal

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are
something to do,
something to love,
and something to hope for.
- Joseph Addison

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

There is no hope of joy except in human relations.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
- Abraham Lincoln

A true friend is a source of strength and hope.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The present is the ever moving shadow
that divides yesterday from tomorrow.
In that lies hope.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Hate destroys, Love builds.
Hate tears down, Love renews and creates.
Hatred holds no hope for the future.
Love creates Today as its own better future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night's sleep.
- E. Joseph Cossman

He who has health has hope,
and he who has hope has everything.
- Anonymous

I Hope You Dance
- the Lee Ann Womack song

A good question is never answered.
It is not a bolt to be tightened into place
but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed
toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi

If you wish to succeed in life,
make perseverance your bosom friend,
experience your wise counselor,
caution your elder brother,
and hope your guardian genius.
- Joseph Addison

There is hope for the future because God has a sense
of humor and we are funny to God.
- Bill Cosby

We must accept finite disappointment,
but never lose infinite hope.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The hope of a secure and livable world
lies with disciplined nonconformists
who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
The important thing is not to stop questioning.
- Albert Einstein

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks
in great and honorable courses
with a sure hope and trust in itself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal
is our only legitimate hope of survival.
- Wendell Berry


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