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Excellence Quotes

Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.

Author: Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919)

Profession: American Industrialist, Philanthropist

I can do small things in a great way.

Author: James Freeman Clarke (1810-1888)

Profession: American Minister, Theologian

I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have.

Author: Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519)

Profession: Italian Inventor, Architect, Painter, Scientist, Sculptor

There seems to be one quality of mind which seems to be of special and extreme advantage in leading him to make discoveries. It was the power of never letting exceptions go unnoticed.

Author: Francis Darwin


It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us.

Author: Isaac Disraeli


I start where the last man left off.

Author: Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931)

Profession: American Inventor, Entrepreneur, Founder of GE

There's a way to do better... find it.

Author: Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931)

Profession: American Inventor, Entrepreneur, Founder of GE

Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.

Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)

Profession: British Novelist

There is always a best way of doing everything.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

He who has put a good finish to his undertaking is said to have placed a golden crown to the whole.

Author: Eustachius


You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.

Author: Dianne Feinstein

Profession: American Senator

Good enough never is.

Author: Debbi Field

Profession: American Businesswoman, Founder of Mrs. Field's Cookies

I use nothing but the best ingredients. My cookies are always baked fresh. I price cookies so that you cannot make them at home for any less. And I still give cookies away.

Author: Debbie Fields

Profession: American Businesswoman, Founder of Mrs. Fields Cookies

You get the best out of others when you get the best out of yourself.

Author: Harvey S. Firestone (1868-1938)

Profession: American Industrialist

If something is exceptionally well done it has embedded in it's very existence the aim of lifting the common denominator rather than catering to it.

Author: Edward Fischer