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30 Quotes On Excellence

Quotes On Excellence

It is an integral part of life. You build character by continuously engaging in it, no matter what aspect of your life you have to be held to the very highest standard.

It’s a reality of life: Perfection isn’t attainable. However, in a results-driven society, it’s like we’re constantly reminded of just how perfectionism is still coveted.

Instead of attempting to get everything perfect, try to be the best you can at what you do best. Begin by seeking personal glory that is the kind of perfection that recognizes your achievements. Take comfort in the knowledge that regardless of where you are at in your life, there’s always a chance to win. These quotes will motivate you to live your life that is exemplary.

1. Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.-Pat Riley

Pat Riley

2. Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines your destiny.-Aristotle


3. If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.-Thomas J. Watson


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4. Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.-Ralph Marston


5. If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.-Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill

6. 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


7. Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.-John W. Gardner


8. The road to excellence is always under construction.-unknown


9. Superiority — doing things a little better than anybody else can do them.-Orison Swett Marden


10. It is quality rather than quantity that matters.-Seneca


11. Excellence is rarely found, more rarely valued.-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


12. Doing common things uncommonly well.-Orison Swett Marden


13. With regard to excellence, it is not enough to know, but we must try to have and use it.-Aristotle


14. Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.-George Eliot


15. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.-Aristotle


16. Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.-Sun Tzu


17. Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.-William Makepeace Thackeray


18. The sad truth is that excellence makes people nervous.-Shana Alexander


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


20. There is no real excellence in all of this world which can be separated from right living.-David Starr Jordan

David Starr Jordan

21. Excellence is about fighting and pursuing something diligently, with a strict and determined approach to doing it right. It’s okay if there are flaws in the process – it makes it more interesting.-Charlie Trotter


22. Excellence always sells.-Earl Nightingale


23. Excellence means when a man or woman asks of himself more than others do.-Jose Ortega Y Gasset


24. Those who attain any excellence, commonly spend life in one pursuit; for excellence is not often gained upon easier terms.-Samuel Johnson


25. The pursuit of excellence is less profitable than the pursuit of bigness, but it can be more satisfying.-David Ogilvy

David Ogilvy

26. All human excellence is but comparative. There may be persons who excel us, as much as we fancy we excel the meanest.-Samuel Richardson


27. Excellence is a process that should occupy all our days.-Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom


28. 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.-Will Durant


29. The desire of excellence is the necessary attribute of those who excel. We work little for a thing unless we wish for it.-Edward Bulwer-Lytton


30. He who does it first may do well, but he who does it best will do better.-Scott Allen

Scott Allen

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