Dwight L. Moody
We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won't need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don't fire cannons to call attention to their shining - they just shine.
I am a big believer in the 'mirror test.' All that matters is if you can look in the mirror and honestly tell the person you see there, that you've done your best.
Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.
Orison Swett Marden
Just make up your mind at the very outset that your work is going to stand for quality... that you are going to stamp a superior quality upon everything that goes out of your hands, that whatever you do shall bear the hall-mark of excellence.
The kind of people I look for to fill top management spots are the eager beavers, the mavericks. These are the guys who try to do more than they're expected to do -- they always reach.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Excellence is rarely found, more rarely valued.
It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us.
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.
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.
Excellence always sells.
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