Excellence Quotes

The noblest search is the search for excellence.

Lyndon B. Johnson

Those who attain to any excellence commonly spend life in some single pursuit, for excellence is not often gained upon easier terms.

Samuel Johnson

The ancient Greek definition of happiness was the full use of your powers along lines of excellence.

John F. Kennedy

Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.

T.S. Eliot

Excellence always sells

Earl Nightingale

Excellence in any department can be attained only by the labor of a lifetime; it is not to be purchased at a lesser price.

Samuel Johnson

Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.

Warren G. Bennis

Losing a game is heartbreaking. Losing your sense of excellence or worth is a tragedy.

Joe Paterno

Next to excellence is the appreciation of it

William Makepeace Thackeray

The happy life is thought to be one of excellence; now an excellent life requires exertion, and does not consist in amusement.

Aristotle

Excellence means when a man or woman asks of himself more than others do.

Jose Ortega y Gasset

By education I mean that training in excellence from youth upward which makes a man passionately desire to be a perfect citizen, and teaches him to rule, and to obey, with justice. This is the only education which deserves the name.

Plato

True happiness is the full use of your powers along lines of excellence in a life affording scope.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that's how I operate my life.

Oprah Winfrey

No man ever reached to excellence in any one art or profession without having passed through the slow and painful process of study and preparation

Horace

There are no speed limits on the road to excellence.

Unknown

If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.

Thomas J. Watson, Sr.

Life's like a play; it's not the length but the excellence of the acting that matters

Seneca

Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

Perfection is our goal, excellence will be tolerated.

J. Yahl

Every job is a self-portrait of the person who does it Autograph your work with excellence.

Unknown

Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.

Shaquille ONeal

We need timeless principles to steer by in running our organizations and building our personal careers. We need high standards . . . the ethics of excellence.

Price Pritchett

Live according to the ethics of excellence, and you can always stand proud. Pride - not vanity, but dignity and self-respect - should carry a lot of weight in helping you make decisions. Let pride help you decide.

Price Pritchett
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