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I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Thomas Jefferson
The person who is waiting for something to turn up might start with their shirt sleeves.
Garth Henrichs
What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
Samuel Johnson
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second. Give your dreams all you've got and you'll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you.
William James
There's nothing like biting off more than you can chew, and then chewing anyway.
Mark Burnett
Plough deep while sluggards sleep.
Benjamin Franklin
If you are going through hell, keep going.
Winston Churchill
One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time.
John Wanamaker
It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.
Theodore Roosevelt
Running water never grows stale. So you just have to ”keep on flowing”. 
Bruce Lee
You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
Gordon B. Hinckley
I've got a theory that if you give 100 percent all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.
Larry Bird
Success is dependent on effort.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Zig Ziglar
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have a light joyousness of springtime which never lets anyone suspect the labors it has cost me.
Henri Matisse
I’ve got a theory that if you give 100 percent all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.
Larry Bird
Toil and pleasure, dissimilar in nature, are nevertheless united by a certain natural bond. 
Titus Livius

Gift, like genius, I often think only means an infinite capacity for taking pains.
Jane Ellis Hopkins
What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If I am anything, which I highly doubt, I have made myself so by hard work.
Isaac Newton
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward. 
Jim Rohn
Men are made stronger on realization that the helping hand they need is at the end of their own arm. 
Sidney J. Phillips
If a man does his best, what else is there?
George S. Patton
The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.
Emile Zola
Beyond the mountains there are mountains again.
Haitian Proverb
Sweat is the cologne of accomplishment. 
Heywood Broun
Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt. 
Jose Ortega y Gassett
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