To fight and conquer in all our battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.
- Sun Tzu
Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
- Mario Andretti
Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
- Vince Lombardi
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs
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.
You’ve got to look for tough competition. You’ve got to want to beat the best.
- Grete Waitz (Olympian/Norwegian marathon runner and former world record holder)
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
- Rosa Parks
Always render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be.
- Og Mandino
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.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.