Good, better, best; never let it rest till your good is better and your better is best.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
The secret of living a life of excellence is merely a matter of thinking thoughts of excellence. Really, it's a matter of programming our minds with the kind of information that will set us free.
Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.
Excellence means when a man or woman asks of himself more than others do.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
There is no real excellence in all this world Which can be separated from right living.
We often choose a friend as we do a mistress for no particular excellence in themselves, but merely from some circumstance that flatters our self love.
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think is wise risking more than others think is safe dreaming more than others think is practical and expecting more than others think is possible.
The renown which riches or beauty confer is fleeting and frail mental excellence is a splendid and lasting possession.
In times of tumult and discord bad men have the most power mental and moral excellence require peace and quiteness.
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.
Most certification today is pure 'credentialism.' It must begin to reflect our demand for excellence, not our appreciation of parchment.
Yale's greatness carries an urgent need to guard against the fall of excellence into exclusivity, of refinement into preciousness, of elegance into class and convention.
It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves.
Before the gates of excellence the high gods have placed sweat long is the road thereto and rough and steep at first but when the heights are reached, then there is ease, though grievously hard in the winning.
The noblest search is the search for excellence.
A poet is a bird of unearthly excellence, who escapes from his celestial realm arrives in this world warbling. If we do not cherish him, he spreads his wings and flies back into his homeland.
The full use of your powers along lines of excellence. definition of happiness by John F. Kennedy.
Winning is not a sometime thing it's an all time thing. You don't win once in a while, you don't do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
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.
With regard to excellence, it is not enough to know, but we must try to have and use it.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
There are no speed limits on the road to excellence.
Human excellence means nothing unless it works with the consent of God.