"Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but rather we have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit." - Aristotle
"After finding no qualified candidates for the position of principal, the school board is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of David Steele to the post.'" - Philip Streifer, Superintendent of Schools, Barrington, Rhode Island
"Excellence can be attained if you...
-care more than other think is wise
-risk more than others think is safe
-dream more than others think is practical
-expect more than others think is possible"
- Source unknown
"To be the best, you have to beat the best." - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"People never improve unless they look to some standard or example higher or better than themselves." - Tyrone Edwards
"Competing in sports has taught me that if I'm not willing to give 120 percent, somebody else will." - Ron Blomberg, Former New York Yankee
"Those who strive to be above average soon are." - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"Excellence is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, determined effort, and skilled execution." - Unknown source
"We are always surprised at the progress that comes from doing simple things well." - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"People who accomplish big things did small things well." - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"Whatever you hand finds to do, do it with your might." - Ecclesiastes 9:10
"Excellence is immortal." - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"Pursue perfection but accept excellence." - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it." - George Halas
"Excellence is never granted to a man but as the reward of labor." - Sir Joshua Reynolds
"Scorn mediocrity. Embrace excellence." - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.