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Example quotes (18)

It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity.
Titus Livy   Category: Example

Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other a matter of time.
Marabel Morgan   Category: Example

Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.
Harriet Braiker   Category: Example

A good example is the best sermon.
Benjamin Franklin   Category: Example

Everyone ought to bear patiently the results of his own conduct.
Phaedrus   Category: Example

The excellent is new forever.
Ralph Waldo Emerson   Category: Example

There are no speed limits on the road to excellence.
David W. Johnson   Category: Example

I bid him look into the lives of men as though into a mirror and from others to take an example for himself.
Publius Terence (P. Terentius Afer)   Category: Example

Example is always more efficacious than precept.
Dr. Samuel Johnson   Category: Example

The sad truth is that excellence makes people nervous.
Shana Alexander   Category: Example

We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Earl Nightingale   Category: Example

I assure you I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent than in the extent of my power and dominion.
Alexander III the Great   Category: Example

Can We Be Equal And Excellent Too? The society which scorns excellence in plumbing because plumbing is a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy. Neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.
John William Gardner   Category: Example

All things are difficult before they are easy.
Thomas Fuller   Category: Example

Example is the school of mankind and they will learn at no other.
Edmund Burke   Category: Example

You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Oliver Goldsmith   Category: Example

Those who attain to any excellence commonly spend life in some one single pursuit for excellence is not often gained upon easier terms.
Samuel Johnson   Category: Example

Everyone is bound to bear patiently the results of his own behavior.
Phædrus   Category: Example