Inspiring

QUOTATIONS

The following 19 quotations are about Excellence.

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Oct 24, 2008

“Only a life lived for others is worth living.”

Albert Einstein (1879-1955);
Theoretical Physicist, Philosopher, Nobel Prize Winner

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Aug 24, 2009

“One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.”

Maya Angelou (born 1928);
Poet, Dancer, Producer, Playwright, Director, Author

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“If you are content with the best you have done, you will never become the best you can be.”

Unknown

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“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”

Aristotle (384-322);
Philosopher

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“Greatness is more than potential. It is the execution of that potential. Beyond the raw talent. You need the appropriate training. You need the discipline. You need the inspiration. You need the drive.”

Eric A. Burns Eric A. Burns

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“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 (1913-1970);
Athletic Coach

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“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.”

Koran

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“Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.”

Voltaire (1694-1778);
Philosopher, Essayist

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“Excellence can be achieved if you . . . risk more than others think is safe, love more than others think is wise, dream more than others think is practical, and expect more than others think is possible.”

Anonymous

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“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 (1778-1830);
Essayist, Literary Critic

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Sep 28, 2010

“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.”

Aristotle (384-322);
Philosopher

excellence

This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Mar 14, 2011

“Let’s give the historians something to write about”

Propertius (45 BC-15 BC);
Latin Poet

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Apr 22, 2011

“Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.”

Josh Billings (1818-1885);
[Henry Wheeler Shaw] Humorist, Essayist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Oct 05, 2011

“If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.”

Thomas Edison (1847-1931);
Inventor, Businessman

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Mar 29, 2012

“Ability is what you are capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”

Louis "Lou" Holtz (born 1937);
American Football Coach

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday May 10, 2012

“Excellence is never an accident; it is the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, skillful execution and the vision to see obstacles as opportunities.”

Anonymous

excellence

This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Jun 29, 2012

“Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion. The potential for greatness lives within each of us.”

Wilma Rudolph (1940-1994);
Athlete;Olympic Gold Medalist

excellence

This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Sep 20, 2012

“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but rather we have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”

Aristotle (384-322);
Philosopher

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Apr 15, 2014

“Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.”

Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933);
Author, Educator, Clergyman