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Excellence Quotes

If I play my best, I can win anywhere in the world against anybody.

Author: Ray Floyd

Profession: American Golfer

The best we can do is size up the chances, calculate the risks involved, estimate our ability to deal with them, and then make our plans with confidence.

Author: Henry Ford (1863-1947)

Profession: American Industrialist, Founder of Ford Motor Company

The real contest is always between what you've done and what you're capable of doing. You measure yourself against yourself and nobody else.

Author: Geoffrey Gaberino

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You do not merely want to be considered just the best of the best. You want to be considered the only ones who do what you do.

Author: Jerry Garcia (1945-1995)

Profession: American Rock Musician, ''Grateful Dead''

Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.

Author: John W. Gardner (1912)

Profession: American Educator, Social Activist

The idea for which this nation stands will not survive if the highest goal free man can set themselves is an amiable mediocrity. Excellence implies striving for the highest standards in every phase of life.

Author: John W. Gardner (1912)

Profession: American Educator, Social Activist

Whoever I am, or whatever I am doing, some kind of excellence is within my reach.

Author: John W. Gardner (1912)

Profession: American Educator, Social Activist

The fact is, the difference between peak performers and everybody else are much smaller than everybody else thinks.

Author: Charles A. Garfield

Profession: American Peak Performance Expert, Researcher, Trainer

Excellence means when a man or woman asks of himself more than others do.

Author: Jose Ortega Y Gasset (1883-1955)

Profession: Spanish Essayist, Philosopher

We distinguish the excellent man from the common man by saying that the former is the one who makes great demands on himself, and the latter who makes no demands on himself.

Author: Jose Ortega Y Gasset (1883-1955)

Profession: Spanish Essayist, Philosopher

The man who comes up with a means for doing or producing almost anything better, faster or more economically has his future and his fortune at his fingertips.

Author: J. Paul Getty (1892-1976)

Profession: American Oil Tycoon, Billionaire

The quality of expectations determines the quality of our action.

Author: Andre Godin

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Excellence is rarely found, more rarely valued.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

To aim at excellence, our reputation, and friends, and all must be ventured; to aim at the average we run no risk and provide little service.

Author: Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774)

Profession: Anglo-Irish Author, Poet, Playwright

You're probably not a member of a major league baseball team, your errors, unless they are truly spectacular, don't show up in the morning paper.

Author: Jane Goodsell

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