Quotes tagged with Excellence (60 quotes found)

Jane Alexander
What we do is look for high standards of excellence in the arts.
High  Excellence  arts  # 9226
Shana Alexander
The sad truth is that excellence makes people nervous.
truth  sad  Excellence  # 9435
Aristotle
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.
art  Excellence  Training  # 16689
Aristotle
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Excellence  Habit  Act  # 16696
Philip James Bailey
There is no surer mark of the absence of the highest moral and intellectual qualities than a cold reception of excellence.
Moral  Cold  Excellence  # 23649
Lisa Bonet
I was obsessed with the Olympics. It's so exciting to see that level of excellence and endurance.
Level  Exciting  Excellence  # 45540
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.
work  Excellence  enjoy  # 57071
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.
Rita Coolidge
I think the challenges for me was to go into the studio with these incredible jazz players and come up to their level of excellence. That's always a challenge.
challenge  Level  Excellence  # 88078
Maximillian Degenerez
When you have had a taste of excellence, you cannot go back to mediocrity.
Cannot  Excellence  Mediocrity  # 117287
Roger Ebert
James Cameron's films have always been distinguished by ground-breaking technical excellence.
films  Excellence  Technical  # 120751
Ted Engstrom
Excellence is a process that should occupy all our days.
Days  Process  Excellence  # 123253
Drew Gilpin Faust
We are in an international marketplace for talent, and American colleges and universities need to be able to attract students and faculty from around the world if we want to sustain our excellence.
talent  Students  Excellence  # 137305
Oliver Goldsmith
There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence that we can scarce weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.
virtue  Excellence  Weed  # 144788
John W. Gardner
Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Excellence  ordinary  # 158821
John W. Gardner
Some people have greatness thrust upon them. Very few have excellence thrust upon them.
Few  greatness  Excellence  # 158839