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Excellence Quotes

Whenever we do a task, we want to do it well. Be it singing, dancing, writing, or painting, every person wishes to be excellent in his domain. Any work can be done either horribly, somewhat well, very well, or excellently. This can be applicable to anything including jobs, writing, relationships, hobbies, speaking, singing, painting, dancing etc. Whether you want to strive for excellence or just let life pass by without putting efforts is your choice. Read on for more about excellence quotes in the next section.

Pearl S. Buck

The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.

Vince Lombardi

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.

For all my friends in the media who like quotes, mark this quote down. From this day on I'd like to be known as 'The Big Aristotle' because Aristotle once said, 'Excellence is not a singular act; it's a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.'

Confucius

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.

Sun Tzu

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

Martin Luther King, Jr.

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.

George Eliot

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

Vince Lombardi

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.

Steve Jobs

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.

Warren G. Bennis

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.

Henry Ward Beecher

We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Simplicity in character, in manners, in style; in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity.

Oprah Winfrey

Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.

Robert Kennedy

In my judgment, physical fitness is basic to all forms of excellence and to a strong, confident nation.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident.

Bertrand Russell

The true spirit of delight, the exaltation, the sense of being more than Man, which is the touchstone of the highest excellence, is to be found in mathematics as surely as poetry.

Barack Obama

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

Time Trying
Ivanka Trump

My father values talent. He is colorblind and gender neutral. When Donald Trump is in charge, all that counts is ability, excellence, and effort.

Oprah Winfrey

I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that's how I operate my life.

Sun Tzu

Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.

Fighting Fighting
Sun Tzu

To see victory only when it is within the ken of the common herd is not the acme of excellence.

Richard M. Nixon

What starts the process, really, are laughs and slights and snubs when you are a kid. If your anger is deep enough and strong enough, you learn that you can change those attitudes by excellence, personal gut performance.

Character is just another word for having a perfectly disciplined and educated will. A person can make his own character by blending these elements with an intense desire to achieve excellence. Everyone is different in what I will call magnitude, but the capacity to achieve character is still the same.

Aristotle

Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.

Voltaire

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