Excellence Quotes


178 Excellence quotes:



"Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence."
"Excellence does not begin in Washington."
Author: Reagan Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes
"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."
"The excellency of hogs is fatness, of men virtue"
"To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are."
Author: Ali Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes
"If you'll not settle for anything less than your best, you will be amazed at what you can accomplish in your lives."
"Then to Silvia let us sing that Silvia is excelling. She excels each mortal thing upon the dull earth dwelling."
"When workmen strive to do better than well, they do confound their skill in covetousness."
"Mechanical excellence is the only vehicle of genius."
Author: Blake Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes
"The supreme excellence is not to win a hundred victories in a hundred battles. The supreme excellence is to subdue the armies of your enemies without even having to fight them."
"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."
"It's enough for you to do it once for a few men to remember you. But if you do it year after year, then many people remember you and they tell it to their children, and their children and grandchildren remember and, if it concerns books, they can read them. And if it's good enough, it will last as long as there are human beings."
"Consider first, that great or bright infers not excellence"
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes
"Excellent things are rare."
Author: Plato Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes
"Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes
"True happiness is the full use of your powers along lines of excellence in a life affording scope."
"To see victory only when it is within the ken of the common herd is not the acme of excellence."
"All successful employers are stalking men who will do the unusual, men who think, men who attract attention by performing more than is expected of them."
Author: Schwab Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes
"When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself."
"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."


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