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If you aren't playing well, the game isn't as much fun. When that happens I tell myself just to go out and play as I did when I was a kid.

Author: Thomas J. Watson (-1956)

Profession: American Businessman, Founder of IBM

If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.

Author: Thomas J. Watson (-1956)

Profession: American Businessman, Founder of IBM

I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

Surely a man has come to himself only when he has found the best that is in him, and has satisfied his heart with the highest achievement he is fit for.

Author: Woodrow T. Wilson (1856-1924)

Profession: Twenty-eighth President of the USA

I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism and sexism.

Author: Oprah Winfrey (1954)

Profession: American TV Personality, Producer, Actress, Author

My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.

Author: Oprah Winfrey (1954)

Profession: American TV Personality, Producer, Actress, Author

It isn't what you do, but how you do it.

Author: John Wooden (1910)

Profession: American Basketball Coach

A masterpiece is something said once and for all, stated, finished, so that it's there complete in the mind, if only at the back.

Author: Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)

Profession: British Novelist, Essayist

The principle is competing against yourself. It's about self improvement, about being better than you were the day before.

Author: Steve Young

Profession: American Football Player