Endeavour Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old endeavour quotes, endeavour sayings, and endeavour proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour; riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work. Virginia Woolf
Part of making any endeavour is that each one has its own special problems. It's the nature of the process. Martin Scorsese
Endeavour to be faithful, and if there is any beauty in your thought, your style will be beautiful; if there is any real emotion to express, the expression will be moving. George Henry Lewes
All endeavours which are directed to a purely worldly end...contain within themselves the germs of their own corruption. T.H. White
The totality of human endeavour is nothing when set against the stars. Tom Sweterlitsch
In every endeavour, it is man or woman with unbreakable will who excels. Eknath Eswaran
No human endeavour can ever be wholly good… it must always have a cost. William Golding
No endeavour is in vain; Its reward is in the doing. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
All endeavour calls for the ability to tramp the last mile, shape the last plan, endure the last hours toil. Henry David Thoreau
Small endeavours obtain strength by unity of action: the most powerful are broken down by discord. Sallust
His high endeavours are an inward light That makes the path before him always bright. William Wordsworth
Every endeavour pursued with passion produces a successful outcome, regardless of the result. For it is not about winning or losing rather, the effort put forth in producing the outcome. Matthew Syed
It is a hopeless endeavour to unite the contrarieties of spring and winter; it is unjust to claim the privileges of age, and retain the play-things of childhood. Samuel Johnson
Each of us has a spark of life inside us, and our highest endeavor ought to be to set off that spark in one another. Kenny Ausubel
Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry. Mark Twain
No endeavor that is worthwhile is simple in prospect; if it is right, it will be simple in retrospect. Edward Teller
Life without endeavor is like entering a jewel-mine and coming out with empty hands. Japanese Proverb
Endeavour-with most diligent labour, O aspiring artist!-to master content. The form will rise to meet you. Multatuli
The measure of ones creativity is not found in numbers but in the endeavour of the creation. If only one person engages in something we make then it is a resounding success. Unknown via Twitter
In any endeavour, you must believe, and act, as if it were impossible to fail. Ranal Currie
The most difficult part of any endeavour is taking the first step, making the first decision. Robyn Davidson
A thing of beauty / Lasts forever / Stretches through all time / Every endeavour David Maxwell Clayton
Goddesses / Must have looked from just such eyes, / Full of still felicities,— / No surprise, / No endeavour / (For endeavour mars perfection), / And, one almost fancies, never / Strong affection. Henry Laurie
Endeavour thyself to do well, that others may rather envy at thy knowledge, than laugh at thy ignorance. Solon