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Excellence quotes

Excellence can be obtained if you: ...care more than others think is wise; ...risk more than others think is safe; ...dream more than others think is practical; ...expect more than others think is possible.

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude. Ralph Marston quotes We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. Aristotle quotes (Ancient Greek Philosopher, Scientist and Physician, 384 BC-322 BC)

Champions do not become champions when they win the event, but in the hours, weeks, months and years they spend preparing for it. The victorious performance itself is merely the demonstration of their championship character T. Alan Armstrong quotes

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 quotes (Ancient Greek Philosopher, Scientist and Physician, 384 BC-322 BC)

A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. Confucius quotes (China's most famous teacher, philosopher, and political theorist, 551-479 BC)

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

Life's like a play; it's not the length but the excellence of the acting that matters Seneca quotes (Roman philosopher, mid-1st century AD)

Excellence is in the details. Give attention to the details and excellence will come. Perry Paxton quotes

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 quotes (Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989-93). At present, US Secretary of State, 1937)

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) American black leader. There's a way to do better... find it. Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) American inventor. Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence.'' Unknown Source The best we can do is size up the chances, calculate the risks involved, estimate our ability to deal with them, and then make our plans with confidence. Henry Ford (1863-1947) American industrialist. Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher. If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. Napoleon Hill (1883-1970) American speaker and motivational writer. Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well. John W. Gardner (1912-2002) American educator, and social activist.

It is the mark of an instructed mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision which the nature of the subject admits and not to seek exactness when only an approximation of the truth is possible. Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher. I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day. Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) Politician. President of the United States.