Excellence Quotes

The only way we can develop muscle is through regular exercise. As soon as we stop stretching and working toward higher ethics, our standards start to sag. The muscle gets soft, and instead of excellence we have to settle for mediocrity. Maybe something even worse.

Price Pritchett

The ethics of excellence are grounded in action - what you actually do, rather than what you say you believe. Talk, as the saying goes, is cheap.

Price Pritchett

To enjoy the things we ought and to hate the things we ought has the greatest bearing on excellence of character.

Aristotle

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.

Mario Andretti

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.

Ralph Marston

There are countless ways of attaining greatness, but any road to reaching one's maximum potential must be built on a bedrock of respect for the individual, a commitment to excellence, and a rejection of mediocrity.

Buck Rodgers

Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.

Harriet Braiker

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.

Vincent Lombardi

If you don't do it with excellence, don't do it at all! Because if it's not excellent, it won't be profitable or fun, and if you're not in business for fun or profit, what the hell are you doing there?

Robert Townsend

Strive for excellence, not perfection.

H. Jackson Brown Jr

It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The moral sense is the first excellence of well-organized man.

Thomas Jefferson

In every power, of which taste is the foundation, excellence is pretty fairly divided among the sexes.

Jane Austen

The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value

Charles Dudley Warner

By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.

Voltaire

Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other, a matter of time.

Unknown

The excellence is in the details.

Gregory L. Sullivan

Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.

John W. Gardner

Excellence is the unlimited ability to improve the quality of what you have to offer.

Rick Pitino

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

The foundation of lasting self-confidence and self esteem is excellence, mastery of your work.

Brian Tracy

Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.

Harriet Braiker

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

Greg Hickman

Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.

Pat Riley
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