It is better to die struggling than to abandon your efforts while there is still a possibility of accomplishing something more; for even when death comes, your struggles must soon be renewed in another life
Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
The spiritual journey need not be effortful, it just needs to be sensible, but to come to sense it may take effort sometimes; need not, but it may.
If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place.
I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.
One must never give up hope of becoming better. A person is old only when he refuses to make the effort to change
A materialistic person is ruthless with other people but kind to himself. A spiritual person is ruthless with himself but kind to everybody else
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
All effort Quotes ⇑
If you try to break a diamond with a hammer its a lot of effort, UV light can make diamond disappear into thin air (it is very important to use the right kind of tools) just bring the right kind of awareness into your life (it will bring transformation)
All the effort in the world won't matter if you're not inspired.
You don't have to please anybody in this world, if you are truly joyful everybody is pleased by you
Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, determines your destiny.
This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.
If you keep on trying, you will improve
If you shift from unwillingness to willingness, from inertia to effervescence, your life will be joyful and effortless.
Some things are destined to be -- it just takes us a couple of tries to get there.
When you say fate, obviously it's something that you cannot do anything about. When you say luck, again obviously it's something that you cannot do anything about. When you say God, again it's something that you cannot do anything about. So only thing that's in your hands is effort. So put your 100% into your effort, what happens happens
Success is not in a particular conclusion achieved but in the joyful and ceaseless striving for what you truly care for
Throw yourself into things you can change and accept the things you cannot change, or you will end up upset and not do what you can
To become open is the most important thing. So just believing that I am open and not doing anything about it, is no good. Openness has to be tested with your commitment of time and effort. How open you are, you have to prove, every day to yourself and to the existence
Whatever the effort human being is making, whether he goes to the temple, goes to the bar, wants to go to heaven, takes the drugs; the whole effort is to make life something more than what it is now, something will happen only when your perception is enhanced, not otherwise
Constantly a human being is longing to be something more than what they are right now. the thing is you want to include something which is not a part of you as yourself, that is the whole effort, if it happens on the emotional level, we call it Love affair. If you do it consciously, we call Yoga
Forces of Nature: The choice is either to swim against the current or with it. It is sensible to go with it. It is not that you cannot swim against it. You can, but unnecessary effort
Forget the past. The vanished lives of all men are dark with many shames. Human conduct is ever unreliable until man is anchored in the divine. Everything in future will improve if you are making a spiritual effort now
No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from.
Worry can convince you that it is impossible to do what you want to do. Worrying wastes time and energy. Use your mind instead to try to make some positive effort
Most people develop mental efficiency as a by-product of their efforts for material success.
You can have everything you want if you can put your heart and soul into everything you do.
You need not be a superhuman capable of doing everything. If you don't do what you're capable of doing, that's when it's not okay; that's when you have failed
Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty
The devotee who makes the supreme effort is the one who finds God. Not the one who keeps seeking excuses
"Inner Engineering" is an effort to make people realise that the source of all problems are within us and the source of solutions are also within us. This is a movement from Religion to Responsibility
Simply making an effort does not get you anywhere. It has to be the right kind of action, timing, and place
What is possible and what is not is not your business. Nature will decide this. Your business is just to work for what truly matters to you
Following a role model means trying to be something other than who you are. In this effort, your natural qualities will be lost.
Are you the best? That's not at all the question. Did you do your best? That's all the question is
Thinkers do not accept the inevitable; they turn their efforts toward changing it.
Do not get excited or impatient in your efforts to find God. Be wholehearted, but not anxious about getting results. Be patient. Move toward your divine goal ever calmly, with tranquillity
Salvation can come only through your own efforts. If you want to be saved you must make an effort continuously to give first importance to God. Constant reasoning and spiritual effort are necessary.
Errors in choosing matrimonial candidates, divorces, and multiple marriages are frantic misguided efforts arising from the soul's pure desire to find one's real-life companion.
Your fulfillment lies not in obtaining the objects of your desire, but in the unfoldment of your soul qualities in making the effort to succeed in worthwhile endeavors.