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Quality Quotes

The expertise of a person is valued not by the quantity but the quality of his/her work. To excel in an endeavor and to provide a quality outcome cannot be an accident, but is surely the result of creative intention, sincere efforts, intelligent choices and skillful execution. However, one should not get complacent rather grab every opportunity to grow and challenge one's skills to excel in life. Browse through these famous excellence quotations and sayings to understand well the ways to improve the quality of one's endeavors.

Mahatma Gandhi

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.

T. S. Eliot

Art never improves, but... the material of art is never quite the same.

W. H. Auden

Between friends differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality.

Audre Lorde

The quality of light by which we scrutinize our lives has direct bearing upon the product which we live, and upon the changes which we hope to bring about throu

Erich Fromm

Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires standardization of man, and this standardization is called equality.

Horace Mann

Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.

John D. Rockefeller

I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

Elie Wiesel

Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.

Mel Brooks

Anybody can direct, but there are only eleven good writers.

Sun Tzu

For to win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill.

Golda Meir

Ability hits the mark where presumption overshoots and diffidence falls short.

Alexis de Tocqueville

The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.

Charles Bukowski

Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way.

Alexis de Tocqueville

Grant me thirty years of equal division of inheritances and a free press, and I will provide you with a republic.

Napolean Hill

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.

Johnny Depp

The quality of life is so different in France. There is the possibility of living a simple life. I would never contemplate raising my daughter in LA. I would never raise any child there.

Brian Tracy

Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life.

Malcolm De Chazal

The beautiful remains so in ugly surroundings.

Chevy Chase

All my children inherited perfect pitch.

James Russell Lowell

A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.

Nora Roberts

I would hope that my writing's cleaner than it was when I started.

Bill Watterson

Genius is never understood in its own time.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it. People need somebody to watch over them. Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave.

Terri Guillemets

The best kind of alarm clock is the purring kind.

James Russell Lowell

Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.

Hillary Clinton

Probably my worst quality is that I get very passionate about what I think is right.

Brian Tracy

Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

Nora Roberts

The most important aspect of any story, to me, is character.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Give up all bad qualities in you, banish the ego and develop the spirit of surrender. You will then experience Bliss.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

You know, nothing is more important than education, because nowhere are our stakes higher; our future depends on the quality of education of our children today.

Dalai Lama

With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.

Dan Quayle

We will invest in our people, quality education, job opportunity, family, neighborhood, and yes, a thing we call America.

Walt Whitman

Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.

Sun Tzu

The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.

George Santayana

The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity.

John Ruskin

Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of an intelligent effort.

Rabindranath Tagore

Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it.

Peter Drucker

Quality in a service or product is not what you put into it. It is what the client or customer gets out of it.

Henry David Thoreau

The rarest quality in an epitaph is truth.


You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.

Mahatma Gandhi

It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.

Conan O'Brien

I hate cynicism - it's my least favorite quality and it doesn't lead anywhere.

Eddie Van Halen

If you have a great-sounding guitar that's a quality instrument and a good amp, and you know how to make the guitar talk, that's the key. It starts with the guitar and knowing what it should sound and feel like.

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Keanu Reeves

I think the form, the Hollywood movie, I think the quality is obviously always going to be there and I think that the question of taste, there's always a question of taste.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

One lesson that every nation can learn from China is to focus more on creating village-level enterprises, quality health services and educational facilities.