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100+ Excellence Quotes

Excellence is the virtue of being excellent, something extraordinary. Excellence is the habit of being progressive. We pursue excellence in our lives. This is a contemporary collection of Excellence quotes and sayings.


Excellence is not a skill, it's an attitude. - Ralph Marston
If you don’t value excellence, you won’t achieve excellence. - Glenn C. Stewart
Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident. - A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
You are the sculptor of your success. Chisel and carve yourself into excellence. - Mark F. LaMoure
The noblest search is the search for excellence. - Lyndon B. Johnson
Excellence is a great starting point for any new organisation but also an unending journey. - Azim Premji
Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well. - John W. Gardner
Excellence is the unlimited ability to improve the quality of what you have to offer. - Rick Pitino
There are no shortcuts to true excellence. - Angela Duckworth
We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent. - Barack Obama
Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way. - Booker T. Washington
Excellence endures and sustains. It goes beyond motivation into the realms of inspiration. - Azim Premji
Excellence is a conscious decision. - Edward W. Hood
Each honest calling, each walk of life, has its own elite, its own aristocracy based on excellence of performance. - James Bryant Conant
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it. - William Makepeace Thackeray
Excellence always sells. - Earl Nightingale
Excellence is not a single act. You are what you repeatedly do. - LeToya Luckett
When you have had a taste of excellence, you cannot go back to mediocrity. - Maximillian Degenerez
Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it. - Aristotle
Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. - Oprah Winfrey
Be a character of excellence, not excuses. - Janna Cachola
True excellence is a product of synergy. - Mack Wilberg
The pursuit of excellence with unrestrained passion can lead to the accomplishment of wonders with unsurpassed joy. - Aberjhani, Splendid Literarium
Happiness is the full use of one's talents along lines of excellence. - John F. Kennedy
You are the artistic painter of your success. Paint your life day-by-day, into the masterpiece of excellence you want. - Mark F. LaMoure
The future belongs to only those who would attain excellence in the field of their own choice. - Abhijit Naskar
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. - Thomas Aquinas
Life's like a play: it's not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
We must be the ones to re-define the world class standards of excellence. - Fela Durotoye
There is no excellence without labor. One cannot dream yourself into either usefulness or happiness. - Liberty Hyde Bailey
Don't strive to be perfect. Strive for excellence. - Victoria Principal
Excellence means when a man or woman asks of himself more than others do. - Jose Ortega y Gasset
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world. - George Eliot
The pursuit of excellence is less profitable than the pursuit of bigness, but it can be more satisfying. - David Ogilvy
Excellence can be as strong a uniting force as solid vision. - Azim Premji
Excellence is a process that should occupy all our days. - Ted Engstrom
Encourage effort and praise progress, but be careful that you don't pat mediocre on the back too many times. - T Jay Taylor
Having a sense of urgency is good, but ensure to bring an essence of excellence in what you do. - Janna Cachola
You can't achieve excellence in life if you fear opinion. - Janna Cachola
Excellence does not remain alone. It is sure to attract neighbors. - Confucius
There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence that we can scarce weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue. - Oliver Goldsmith
Demand excellence. - Emmitt Smith
Stay away from excellence at all costs; it stinks. - Michael Leunig
You cannot use the democratic process for the procurement of excellence. - Kevin McCloud
One mustn't mistake bling for excellence, just as one mustn't mistake quiet for mediocre. - Kevin McCloud
I am trying to pursue excellence. - Sanjay Leela Bhansali
There is no surer mark of the absence of the highest moral and intellectual qualities than a cold reception of excellence. - Philip James Bailey
Perfect may not always be pretty but excellence is always elegant. - Janna Cachola
There is no real excellence in all of this world which can be separated from right living. - David Starr Jordan
Excellence is the best weapon against prejudice. I intend to be part of the solution and not the problem. You've just got to keep on banging out good performances. - David Oyelowo
I don't settle in any other area of my life when it comes to excellence, so why should I lower my standards when it comes to boys? - Adriana Trigiani
If you're holding onto negative stuff from before, you cannot deliver excellence. - Robert Forster
Italian design is a global excellence, on a par with food, culture, cinema, and, more generally, lifestyle. - Paolo Gentiloni
Poetry is an art, the easiest to dabble in, but the hardest to reach true excellence. - J. G. Stedman
Money is not the measure of excellence. - Carlos Wallace
When you turn your problem into passion, your solution becomes success. - Janna Cachola
Excellence is a direct result of an extra effort. - Gift Gugu Mona
Work increases and improves your skills and abilities. - Sunday Adelaja
Excellence is meant to be our motivation and attitude toward work. - Sunday Adelaja
You demand excellence and excellence demands your every move better. - Myra Yadav
No real excellence, personal or social, artistic, philosophical, scientific, or moral, can arise without solitude. - William Deresiewicz
Success is not by chance but a matter of divinity while excellence is not gift but a reward of hard working. - Osunsakin Adewale
Passion is the differentiating factor between average and excellent. - Gayatri Gadre
Average is common. Excellence is rare. - Izey Victoria Odiase
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it. - William Makepeace Thackeray
Diligence, hard work, perseverance, excellence are the values that cause things to happen. - Sunday Adelaja
Excellence is inconveniently difficult. - William H. Gass
People who personify excellence are people who invoke the same in others. - Sravani Saha Nakhro
Comfort is a stance of avoidance rather than the pursuit of excellence. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Excellence! We all want it from others and we should want it from ourselves. - Glenn C. Stewart
Successes are like milestones while excellence is a never-ending journey. - Majid Kazmi
Now is your time. Make excellence your goal. Let success be your destiny. - Mark F. LaMoure
You don't obtain excellence by doing the bare minimum. - Bohdi Sanders
Change is not an option,it is a self demand for excellence. - Blue Scottish
There can be no excellence without insight. - Paul Bamikole
The excellence of the soul is understanding; for the man who understands is conscious, devoted, and already godlike. - Hermes Trismegistus
Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. - Vince Lombardi
Climb the ladder of success, by always presenting your best self. Practice being exceptional at what you do. - Mark F. LaMoure
Excellence is a high quality, that delivers success and achievement. - Mark F. LaMoure
An excellence mind pursues perfecting, not perfection. - Pearl Zhu
Excellence is the target of champions and winners. - Mark F. LaMoure
Discipline friends is the master of excellence. - Sunday Adelaja
Pursuit of excellence is the desire for divine fulfilment. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Whatever you possess as an advantage over others, must be meticulously executed to produce desired results and progress. - Archibald Marwizi
What the average call excellent, the excellent call average. - Onyi Anyado
In the common degree of the moral, there is no virtue. Virtue is excellence. - Adam Smith
Do you know invisible determination and effort will always accomplish visible distinction and excellence? - Onyi Anyado
Autograph your life with a signature of excellence. - Mark F. LaMoure
Do what you love and love what you do, with excellence. - Onyi Anyado
We can never achieve and succeed without first making excellence second nature. - Jolene Church
Excellence is in the details. Give attention to the details in everything you do and excellence will come. - Perry Sexton
Stamp your performance with excellence. - Sherman Morris
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. - Aristotle
Virtue is excellence, something uncommonly great and beautiful, which rises far above what is vulgar and ordinary. - Adam Smith
Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude. - Charles R. Swindoll
Serving my generation with excellence will mean my generation can in turn lead with excellence. - Onyi Anyado
Excellence results from the accumulation of proper choices compounded over time. - Orrin Woodward
Always give your best; today's great work is tomorrow's benchmark. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
We need people who push boundaries rather than retreat inside them. - Tim Fargo
It’s better to do one thing well than ten things poorly. - Heather Hart
The truth is the very definition of excellence. - Loron-Jon Stokes
Be a reflection of excellence. - Steve Maraboli
What is good is difficult, and what is difficult is rare. - Robert Farrar Capon
When you do the common things in an uncommon way, you'll command the attention of the world. - George Washington Carver
Moderation leads to Mediocrity, Intensity leads to Excellence. - Suleman Abdullah
The excellent person manages himself. He will not allow the environment to manage him. - Rex Resurreccion
Excellence prospers in the absence of excuses. - Lorii Myers
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected. - Steve Jobs
Ordinary is an insult to excellence. - Jury Nel
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