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    Excellence Quotes

    Quotations about Excellence

    • The sad truth is that excellence makes people nervous.
    • To enjoy the things we ought and to hate the things we ought has the greatest bearing on excellence of character.
      Nichomachean Ethics, by Aristotle
    • With regard to excellence, it is not enough to know, but we must try to have and use it.
      Nichomachean Ethics, by Aristotle
    • In every power, of which taste is the foundation, excellence is pretty fairly divided between the sexes.
      Northanger Abbey, 1818, by Jane Austen
    • Strive for excellence, not perfection.
      O Magazine, December 2003, by H. Jackson Jr. Brown
    • The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.
      The Joy of Children, 1964, by Pearl Buck
    • It's not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what's required.
    • I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence, I can reach for; perfection is God's business.
      quoted by Lorne A. Adrain in 'The Most Important Thing I Know', by Michael J. Fox
    • The ancient Greek definition of happiness was the full use of your powers along lines of excellence.
    • It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity.
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