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Yes, Jean Monnet was the father of the concept of a United States of Europe and his efforts more than those of any other single man helped change the thinking of European leaders.
~By Paul Hoffman ~


The desire to economize time and mental effort in arithmetical computations, and to eliminate human liability to error is probably as old as the science of arithmetic itself.
~By Howard Aiken ~


As efforts to fix this failure at the Veterans Administration continue, I also intend to persist in demanding answers and action on the establishment of a new clinic to serve the veterans in North Central Washington.
~By Doc Hastings ~


A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.
~By Chuck Palahniuk ~


Our top priority is our troops, who are making the extraordinary effort to fulfill the mission they have been given. Democrats will work with this Administration to better define that mission and a realistic expectation of success in Iraq.
~By Jim Clyburn ~


I love working with new directors. There's so much drive and effort. It still comes down to the character for me, but if it's a character I really want to play, I would never not do the project because of a new director.
~By Pauley Perrette ~


Without bureaus, committees, officials or emissaries to manufacture sentiment in his favor, without intrigue or effort on his part, Grant is the candidate whose supporters have never threatened to bolt.
~By Roscoe Conkling ~


In Canada, women's rights are a vital part of our effort to build a society of real equality - not just for some, but for all Canadians. A society in which women no longer encounter discrimination nor are shut out from opportunities open to others.
~By Paul Martin ~


In particular, the efforts to reestablish peace after the World War have been directed toward the formation of states and the regulation of their frontiers according to a consciously national program.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


That's the mistake women make - you shouldn't see your makeup. We don't want to look like we've made an effort.
~By Lauren Hutton ~


It is my aim, and every effort bent, that the sum and history of my life, which in the same sentence is my obit and epitaph too, shall be them both: He made the books and he died.
~By William Faulkner ~


Men are convinced of your arguments, your sincerity, and the seriousness of your efforts only by your death.
~By Albert Camus ~


I not only urge you to vote that ticket yourself, but I beg that you will persuade others to do so. Personal effort can accomplish a great deal, and I beg that you will use your personal influence with your friends to get them to go with you to save the boys.
~By Thomas Jordan Jarvis ~


When an acquaintance goes by I often step back from my window, not so much to spare him the effort of acknowledging me as to spare myself the embarrassment of seeing that he has not done so.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


I'm an artist and I can draw very well. I'm amazed that everybody can't draw well because I can do it so effortlessly.
~By Jerry Lawler ~


It seems to me we are losing our way in an effort to get the ratings.
~By Matt Drudge ~


Our soldiers have done a valiant effort in fighting terrorism and bringing a semblance of law and order to the chaos in the region and it would be shortsighted to lay out a specific timetable to bring U.S. troops home prematurely before their mission is accomplished.
~By James T. Walsh ~


Continuous, unflagging effort, persistence and determination will win. Let not the man be discouraged who has these.
~By James Whitcomb Riley ~


No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from.
~By George Eliot ~


The State of the Union may look rosy from the White House balcony or the suites of George Bush's wealthiest donors. But hardworking Americans will see through this president's efforts to wrap his radical agenda with a compassionate ribbon.
~By Howard Dean ~


The largest single contributor to Iraq's security is that effort of Iraqi people who continue to step forward to join the various Iraqi security forces.
~By Craig L. Thomas ~


People ask me if I ever see my father and I say yes, because he puts in the effort. He calls all the time to tell us he's proud of us.
~By Jenna Bush ~


I am extremely proud of my service with the government and my efforts to help safeguard public health and protect our country against the scourge of offensive biological warfare.
~By Steven Hatfill ~


Probably induced by the asthma, I started reading and writing early on, my literary efforts from the age of about nine running chiefly to poetry and plays.
~By Patrick White ~


Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance.
~By Horace ~


Success is the sum of small efforts - repeated day in and day out.
~By Robert Collier ~


Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of a good example and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles.
~By Pierre de Coubertin ~


I made a supreme effort not to do that thing that parents do, which is to bore people without children to death by going on and on about how funny their children are, so there's none of that hopefully.
~By Jo Brand ~


I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand. Henceforth will I apply ALL my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy.
~By Og Mandino ~


House Democrats have tried to increase port security funding on this House floor four times over the last 4 years, and House Republicans have defeated our efforts every single time.
~By Dennis Cardoza ~


When we contemplate the heroes of Christianity, and compare our feeble efforts with their astonishing performance and self devotion, we should fall into despair, were there not a few softening features, by which they are brought back to the ranks of humanity.
~By John Strachan ~


One of the hardest things to believe is that anyone will abandon the effort to escape a charge of murder. It is extremely important to suspend disbelief on that. If you don't, the story is spoiled.
~By Rex Stout ~


The moralist is the person who tells people that they ought to be unselfish, when they still feel like egos, and his efforts are always and invariably futile.
~By Alan Watts ~


If it were a real effort to live in the Middle Ages, your life would be one perpetual prevarication.
~By Goldwin Smith ~


It is to be deeply regretted that the clergymen would oppose an effort to teach the people the Bible truths; nevertheless, we find much opposition everywhere, and many clergymen will attempt to prevent the people from reading what is here written.
~By Joseph Franklin Rutherford ~


In 1960 I published a book that attempted to direct attention to the possibility of a thermonuclear war, to ways of reducing the likelihood of such a war, and to methods for coping with the consequences should war occur despite our efforts to avoid it.
~By Herman Kahn ~


There was no indication of panic. The broken files marched back in steady step. The effort was nobly made and failed from the blows that could not be fended.
~By James Longstreet ~


Fred Astaire is my hero. I love him because he was willing to kill himself to make his art look effortless. And because he proved it's possible to be an artist and a good person.
~By Connie Willis ~


To listen is an effort, and just to hear is no merit. A duck hears also.
~By Igor Stravinsky ~


Starbucks goes to a great effort, and pays twice as much for its coffee as its competitors do, and is very careful to help coffee producers in developing countries grow coffee without pesticides and in ways that preserve forest structure.
~By Jared Diamond ~


Anyone can be a barbarian; it requires a terrible effort to remain a civilized man.
~By Leonard Woolf ~


An organized effort is making to deceive the people. There are two great enemies of thought and progress, the aristocracy of royalty and the aristocracy of gold.
~By Mary Elizabeth Lease ~


Not every difficult and dangerous thing is suitable for training, but only that which is conducive to success in achieving the object of our effort.
~By Epictetus ~


I do beseech you to direct your efforts more to preparing youth for the path and less to preparing the path for the youth.
~By Ben Lindsey ~


Work is the order of the day, just as it was at one time, with our first starts and our best efforts. Do you remember? Therein lies its delight. It brings back the forgotten; one's stores of energy, seemingly exhausted, come back to life.
~By Boris Pasternak ~


I don't make an effort to be sloppy. I just don't consider a perfect hairdo and a perfect face to be beautiful. If I had my way I'd dress myself and do my own makeup for magazine shoots.
~By Juliette Lewis ~


Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.
~By Erich Fromm ~


Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


The most meaningful engine of change, powerful enough to confront corporate power, may be not so much environmental quality, as the economic development and growth associated with the effort to improve it.
~By Barry Commoner ~


The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it in the eternal.
~By George Santayana ~


It is astonishing what an effort it seems to be for many people to put their brains definitely and systematically to work.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


He must be independent and brave, and sure of himself and of the importance of his work, because if he isn't he will never survive the scorching blasts of derision that will probably greet his first efforts.
~By Robert E. Sherwood ~


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.
~By Marilyn Moats Kennedy ~


To say, 'well done' to any bit of good work is to take hold of the powers which have made the effort and strengthen them beyond our knowledge.
~By Phillips Brooks ~


It is individuals who must be encouraged to undertake the unprecedented - and unprecedentedly profitable - effort to prevent the annihilation of the human race.
~By L. Neil Smith ~


If we cannot by reason, by influence, by example, by strenuous effort, and by personal sacrifice, mend the bad places of civilization, we certainly cannot do it by force.
~By Auberon Herbert ~


If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.
~By Emily Bronte ~


In America, for a brief time, people who followed Coltrane were studied and considered important, but it didn't last long. The result is that the kind of music I played in the '60's is completely dismissed in this country as a wrong turn, a suicidal effort.
~By Archie Shepp ~


My first dream as a child was to become a pilot. My second dream was to become an astronomer, and I pursued in parallel efforts and studies in these two areas.
~By Claude Nicollier ~


Congress, the press, and the bureaucracy too often focus on how much money or effort is spent, rather than whether the money or effort actually achieves the announced goal.
~By Donald Rumsfeld ~


We have exhausted all of our diplomatic effort to get the Iraqis to comply with their own agreements and with international law. Given that... we have got to force them to comply, and we are doing so militarily.
~By Tom Daschle ~


The individual who has to justify his existence by his own efforts is in eternal bondage to himself.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


Or the Department of Education and another ministry were worried about duplication of effort, so what did they do? They set up two committees to look into duplication and neither knew what the other was up to. It really is a world beyond parody.
~By Rory Bremner ~


Put the uncommon effort into the common task... make it large by doing it in a great way.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


You get the best effort from others not by lighting a fire beneath them, but by building a fire within.
~By Bob Nelson ~


That's what makes Linux so good: you put in something, and that effort multiplies. It's a positive feedback cycle.
~By Linus Torvalds ~


With this sense of the splendour of our experience and of its awful brevity, gathering all we are into one desperate effort to see and touch, we shall hardly have time to make theories about the things we see and touch.
~By Walter Pater ~


The experience reminds me of a favorite saying: Most of the yield from research efforts comes from the coal that is mined while looking for diamonds.
~By Paul D. Boyer ~


My effort has been not only to put the Biblical incident in the original setting... but at the same time give the human touch to convey to my public the reverence and elevation these subjects impart to me.
~By Henry Ossawa Tanner ~


This fact lays on us - so long as the maintenance of good relations with Russia seems to us worth an effort - the duty of satisfying Russia that she has no need to fear any invasion of her sphere of interests on Germany's part.
~By Bernhard von Bulow ~


I think we will begin to see some real efforts made to do things like protecting Social Security and Medicare.
~By John Dingell ~


I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn human actions, but to understand them.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


I never apologize for my efforts to support worthy projects that Alabama.
~By Richard Shelby ~


In Washington, there's always an effort to label people.
~By Gale Norton ~


I don't want to give too much of it away, because I haven't cleared it with Bob, but the treatment is twenty years, and she, in an effort to protect herself faked her death and did a series of things regarding Dr. Loomis, who has died, because Michael Myers was after her.
~By Kevin Williamson ~


In this business, life is one long fund-raising effort.
~By Alvin Ailey ~


The Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife, actually, was an effort to put something on the mall in Washington so American tourists could walk through America, and in their minds everything on the mall would be American.
~By Bernice Johnson Reagon ~


It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


I did not imagine that the second half of my life would be spent on efforts to avert a mortal danger to humanity created by science.
~By Joseph Rotblat ~


My mom died of cancer when I was really young. I'm not someone who tries to work out their own stuff with a role, but I think that happened despite my best efforts to keep myself separate from it.
~By Sarah Polley ~


Let's use the opportunities before us to stand for Christ. If we will do, God himself will honor our efforts and America can be restored.
~By Randall Terry ~


Why do you think the old stories tell of men who set out on great journeys to impress the gods? Because trying to impress people just isn't worth the time and effort.
~By Henry Rollins ~


But even race-neutral policies and recruitment efforts designed to achieve greater diversity are, in the end, not race neutral.
~By Adam Schiff ~


Our photographs are filthier and our stories are more disgusting. We make no effort to be artistic.
~By Al Goldstein ~


Technique! The very word is like a shriek of outraged Art. It is the idiot name given to effort by those who are too weak, too weary, or too dull to play the game. The mighty have no theory of technique.
~By Leonard Bacon ~


Even the highest forms of sacrificial worship present much that is repulsive to modern ideas, and in particular it requires an effort to reconcile our imagination to the bloody ritual which is prominent in almost every religion which has a strong sense of sin.
~By William Robertson Smith ~


I think the hard thing about all these tools is that it takes a fair amount of effort to become proficient.
~By Bill Joy ~


Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
~By Napolean Hill ~


There's been a concerted effort to steal Christmas.
~By Jerry Falwell ~


This illness made it impossible for me to give my best effort to our audience, but now that it's been identified, I'm looking forward to a complete, quick recovery and to get back out there with John as soon as possible.
~By Daryl Hall ~


Instead of sitting on the sidelines, President Obama has made it clear that the US is ready to lead a global effort to combat climate change.
~By Valerie Jarrett ~


So, for me, working with larger companies has often been very satisfying, precisely because of the ability of bringing critical mass to bear on a given effort.
~By Vinton Cerf ~


The effort required by your endeavor now is not as hard as dealing with your regret later.
~By Mike Hawkins ~


I've not as yet found one hobby that would absorb me completely when I'm not working, but I have just bought a new apartment and didn't quite bargain for the amount of effort and time and money that that absorbs.
~By Hugh Dancy ~


The men and women on the front lines of the war on terror continue to risk their lives to save ours - and for that we owe them a debt that we can never truly repay. Thanks to their efforts we have made tremendous progress. Yet, the job is not done.
~By Doc Hastings ~


The family teaches us about the importance of knowledge, education, hard work and effort. It teaches us about enjoying ourselves, having fun, keeping fit and healthy.
~By Kamisese Mara ~


The question whether the long effort to put an end to war can succeed without another major convulsion challenges not only our minds but our sense of responsibility.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


We must make every effort to neutralize this threat peacefully, but be ever mindful of the growing danger Iran poses not just to a safe and free America, but to our allies abroad.
~By Dave Reichert ~


To be an artist includes much; one must possess many gifts - absolute gifts - which have not been acquired by one's own effort. And, moreover, to succeed, the artist much possess the courageous soul.
~By Kate Chopin ~


This evolution may compromise Java's claim of being simpler than C++, but my guess is that the effort will make Java a better language than it is today.
~By Bjarne Stroustrup ~

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