Excellence Quotes

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.

Ralph Marston

To fight and conquer in all our battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.

Sun Tzu

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.

Ralph Marston

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

Oliver Goldsmith

Excellence is rarely found, more rarely valued.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent.

Barack Obama

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

Jose Ortega y Gasset

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

Aristotle

Next to excellence is the appreciation of it

William Makepeace Thackeray

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

Joe Paterno

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

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 always sells

Earl Nightingale

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

T.S. Eliot

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

John F. Kennedy

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 noblest search is the search for excellence.

Lyndon B. Johnson

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

John W. Gardner

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

Pat Riley

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

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

Greg Hickman

I would rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent than in the extent of my powers and dominion.

Alexander the Great

With regard to excellence, it is not enough to know, but we must try to have and use it.

Aristotle

All who have achieved excellence in art possess one thing in common; that is, a mind to be one with nature, throughout the seasons.

Matsuo Bash

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Updated On : January 30, 2013
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