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Letter "E" » Excellence
«Champions do not become champions when they win the event, but in the hours, weeks, months and years they spend preparing for it. The victorious performance itself is merely the demonstration of their championship character»
Author: T. Alan Armstrong
, The Championship
, The Hours
«Excellence is a process that should occupy all our days»
«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.»
, In Training
«Excellence always sells»
«Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.»
«A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.»
«By education I mean that training in excellence from youth upward which makes a man passionately desire to be a perfect citizen, and teaches him to rule, and to obey, with justice. This is the only education which deserves the name.»
«Excellence in any department can be attained only by the labor of a lifetime; it is not to be purchased at a lesser price.»
Author: Samuel Johnson
, Department of
, The Purchase
«Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.»
«By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.»