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A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
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 encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
T.S. Eliot
Excellence in any department can be attained only by the labor of a lifetime; it is not to be purchased at a lesser price.
Samuel Johnson
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.
Excellence is not an act but a habit. The things you do the most are the things you will do best.
Marva Collins
Excellence is rarely found, more rarely valued.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Excellent things are rare.
He is the half part of a blessed man, left to be finished by such a she; and she is a fair divided excellence, whose fullness of perfection lies in him.
William Shakespeare
If happiness is activity in accordance with excellence, it is reasonable that it should be in accordance with the highest excellence.
If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.
Colin Powell
In every power, of which taste is the foundation, excellence is pretty fairly divided among the sexes.
Jane Austen
Life's like a play; it's not the length but the excellence of the acting that matters
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it
William Makepeace Thackeray
No man ever reached to excellence in any one art or profession without having passed through the slow and painful process of study and preparation
Perfection is an imaginary state of quality distinguished from the actual by an element known as excellence; an attribute of the critic.
Ambrose Bierce
Still constant is a wondrous excellence.
William Shakespeare
The basis of all excellence is truth: he that professes love ought to feel its power.
Samuel Johnson
The happy life is thought to be one of excellence; now an excellent life requires exertion, and does not consist in amusement.
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