Excellence is the state or quality of being exceptionally good.
“The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or it is the ambition to attain the highest excellence, sanctioned by the highest authority, that of time.”
—William Hazlitt Essayist, Literary Critic
“The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.”
—Vincent "Vince" Lombardi Athletic Coach
“What actions are most excellent? To gladden the heart of a human being, to feed the hungry, to help the afflicted, to lighten the sorrow of the sorrowful, and to remove the wrongs of the injured.”
“Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.”
—Voltaire Philosopher, Essayist
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”
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To make it worse if I do better? Pesgunta always do that, we must seek excellence.
Anderson, Colatina, Es Brasil
Excellence is the quality of hard work, which helps you to continue to set higher standards.
Tamara Davis, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
I agree with, and strive for, the promotion and acceptance of the values that the site endorses.
Derek Wladischkin, Michigan
Excellence is the product of a conscious effort of hard work, diligence, perseverance, and consistency to stand out on an act, which when seen can be respected, admired, and can be emulated by others.
Bakare Moses, Lagos, Nigeria.
Excellence is a motivator that brings out the best in you.