Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
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.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.
The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers.
Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves.
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.
There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation.
The test of the artist does not lie in the will with which he goes to work, but in the excellence of the work he produces.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire.
People of excellence go the extra mile to do what's right.
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.
In every kind of endeavor, there are ample opportunities for extra effort. Grab those opportunities, embrace that extra effort and transform ordinary mediocrity into bright and shining excellence.
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.
Excellence is not a destination; it is a continuous journey that never ends.
We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won't need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don't fire cannons to call attention to their shining- they just shine.
The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.
I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that's how I operate my life.
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