Excellence Quotes

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

Brian Tracy

All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.

Benedict Spinoza

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

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

Seneca

If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.

Colin Powell

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.

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

Pat Riley

There are no speed limits on the road to excellence.

Unknown

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

Excellent things are rare.

Plato

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

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

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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

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

Rick Pitino

Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.

John W. Gardner

The excellence is in the details.

Gregory L. Sullivan

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

Unknown

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

Voltaire

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

Charles Dudley Warner

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

Jane Austen

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

Thomas Jefferson

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

Strive for excellence, not perfection.

H. Jackson Brown Jr

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

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Updated On : January 30, 2013
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