Excellence Quotes

It is well to remember that there are five reasons for drinking: the arrival of a friend, one's present or future thirst, the excellence of the wine, or any other reason.

Latin Proverb

Paint a masterpiece daily. Always autograph your work with excellence.

Greg Hickman

To aim at excellence, our reputation, and friends, and all must be ventured; to aim at the average we run no risk and provide little service.

Oliver Goldsmith

Whoever I am, or whatever I am doing, some kind of excellence is within my reach.

John W. Gardner

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
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