Quotes of Efforts

  1. As part of my efforts to fight identity theft, I worked with my colleagues on the Financial Services Committee to strengthen consumer protection with a reasonable notification requirement. – Melissa Bean
  2. Republicans rejected calls for amnesty and we've fought efforts to provide illegal aliens with taxpayer funded benefits. The American people are far closer to our Republican approach to border security than they are to Nancy Pelosi's approach. – Marsha Blackburn
  3. We are increasing our efforts to attract the right kind of foreign investors through our various agencies. – Hassanal Bolkiah
  4. Like Canada, we very much wanted the United Nations to be a relevant and effective body. But once those efforts failed, we no longer saw things from a multilateral perspective. For us, now, it is much more basic than that. It is about family. – Paul Cellucci
  5. There remains, however, the hope, at least in Russia, that, as sometimes happens in history, the memory of lost alternatives will one day inspire efforts to regain them. – Stephen Cohen
  6. The terrorists know what is at stake, which is why they are pulling out all the stops to derail our efforts They understand that a free and democratic Iraq is a serious blow to their interests. – Elizabeth Dole
  7. But thanks to the efforts the initiative of the United States and of the several countries from the world, from Europe, including Turkey, it ended within a few weeks. – Bulent Ecevit
  8. Instead of starting a new nuclear arms race, now is the time to reclaim our Nation's position of leadership on nuclear nonproliferation efforts – Dianne Feinstein
  9. What man or woman of common sense now doubts the intellectual capacity of colored people? Who does not know, that with all our efforts as a nation to crush and annihilate the mind of this portion of our race, we have never yet been able to do it. – Angelina Grimke
  10. For so long as the Jew has even one ally, he will be convinced- in his smallness of mind- that his salvation came from that ally. It is only when he is alone- against all of his own efforts and frantic attempts- that he will, through no choice, be compelled to turn to G -d. – Meir Kahane
  11. As a reward for their efforts however, those early Christians were beaten, stoned to death, thrown to the lions, tortured and crucified. Every conceivable method was used to stop them from talking. – Josh McDowell
  12. As one of the voices of rural New Yorkers in Congress, I am committed to supporting efforts such as these that will make a real impact in people's lives. – John M. McHugh
  13. My main efforts focussed on trying to identify the rate controlling steps during the cell cycle. Crucial for this analysis were wee mutants that were advanced prematurely through the cell cycle and so divided at a reduced cell size. – Paul Nurse
  14. 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. – Sarah Polley
  15. No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or that race he will be advanced in life regardless of his own merits or efforts – Booker T. Washington

Usage examples for Efforts

  1. You had best turn your efforts and lie awake nights thinking how to make enough money to buy some land for us, yourself. – A Daughter of the Land by Gene Stratton-Porter
  2. They may be crushed by falling masts, or driven right on board a wreck, or against rocks, where, in spite of the efforts of their crews, they may be dashed to pieces. – A Yacht Voyage Round England by W.H.G. Kingston
  3. In spite of his repeated efforts he only met with one success, and that was one of which he was scarcely entitled to be proud. – A Hero of Romance by Richard Marsh
  4. In vain were all my efforts to find you both, until at last I heard that she was dead. – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  5. His friends soon saw, that, in spite of all their efforts he would die. – The Story of the Greeks by H. A. Guerber
  6. He now saw that such efforts always had been folly, and that he ought to have seen to it that her mind on this important point was from the first perfectly clear; then nothing would have happened. – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim
  7. But with all their efforts they could come to no explanation of what had really happened. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  8. Day after day we now pushed onward in desperate northward efforts – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  9. Thus we are born not by free will, not by works, not by our efforts – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente
  10. Nothing that he could do,- no success in his efforts can make me be as I should have been had I been born his heir. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  11. We were working over him at the time and we knew that our efforts would be useless. – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  12. If the other efforts have failed, this, at least, has been a success, and it was time that some one took him in hand. – A Houseful of Girls by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  13. He seemed struggling to restrain it, but it burst from him in spite of all his efforts – Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I. by John L. Stephens
  14. " Will you be satisfied with our efforts – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  15. There was a long struggle, during which the delirious man made desperate efforts to get free. – The Mynns' Mystery by George Manville Fenn
  16. " We have been making efforts to bring about negotiations with Holland and Zeeland," wrote Alexander to Philip. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  17. All my poor little efforts to please him are thrown away. – Norston's Rest by Ann S. Stephens
  18. Good luck to your efforts – A College Girl by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  19. And it is the same, I think, with all the efforts the Free Press has made in the past. – The Free Press by Hilaire Belloc
  20. She made desperate efforts however to secure possession of her son, but all in vain. – The Northern Light by E. Werner