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Excellence means when a man or woman asks of himself more than others do.

One of the most essential things you need to do for yourself is to choose a goal that is important to you. Perfection does not exist -- you can always do better and you can always grow.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it you will land among the stars.
Do your work; not just your work and no more, but a little more for the lavishing's sake -- that little more which is worth all the rest.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
You get the best out of others when you get the best out of yourself.
If I play my best, I can win anywhere in the world against anybody.
The real contest is always between what you've done and what you're capable of doing. You measure yourself against yourself and nobody else.
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
We distinguish the excellent man from the common man by saying that the former is the one who makes great demands on himself, and the latter who makes no demands on himself.
One of the great undiscovered joys of life comes from doing everything one attempts to the best of one's ability. There is a special sense of satisfaction, a pride in surveying such a work, a work which is rounded, full, exact, complete in its parts, which the superficial person who leaves his or her work in a slovenly, slipshod, half-finished condition, can never know. It is this conscientious completeness which turns any work into art. The smallest task, well done, becomes a miracle of achievement.
There is only one thing for us to do, and that is to do our level best right where we are every day of our lives; To use our best judgment, and then to trust the rest to that Power which holds the forces of the universe in his hands.
For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is.
For what is the best choice, for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve.
Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing.
Management works in the system; Leadership works on the system.
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Leadership is not a position. You are not a leader because you have the title of manager. Leadership is something that we earn from followers on a day to day basis.
A computer will not make a good manager out of a bad manager. It makes a good manager better faster and a bad manager worse faster.
You don't manage people; you manage things. You lead people.
Leadership is the wise use of power. Power is the capacity to translate intention into reality and sustain it.
Leadership is action, not position.
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
Leadership is an opportunity to serve. It is not a trumpet call to self-importance.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Effective managers live in the present but concentrate on the future.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
For a manager to be perceived as a positive manager, they need a four to one positive to negative contact ratio.
As a manager the important thing is not what happens when you are there, but what happens when you are not there.
Feedback is the breakfast of champions.
I don't think that a leader can control to any great extent his destiny. Very seldom can he step in and change the situation if the forces of history are running in another direction.
Prayer does not change God, but changes him who prays.
When you feel good about yourself, others will feel good about you, too.
HELP = H(umor), E-go, edging God out, L-istening, P-urpose
The wicked leader is he who the people despise. The good leader is he who the people revere. The great leader is he who the people say, We did it ourselves.
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
When it is not necessary to change, it is necessary not to change.
Anything that changes your values changes your behavior.
Everything changes but change.
Never change a winning game; always change a losing one.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
To change and change for the better are two different things
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
If you can't change your fate, change your attitude.
Change occurs in direct proportion to dissatisfaction, but dissatisfaction never changes.
Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Two basic rules of life: 1. Change is Inevitable 2. Everyone Resists Change. Remember this: When you are through changing... you're through.
Change is the end result of all true learning. Change involves three things: First, a dissatisfaction with self -- a felt void or need; second, a decision to change to fill the void or need; and third, a conscious dedication to the process of growth and change -- the willful act of making the change, doing something.
Markets change, tastes change, so the companies and the individuals who choose to compete in those markets must change.
If one desires a change, one must be that change before that change can take place.
You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Those who would make us feel, must feel themselves.
Success requires first expending ten units of effort to produce one unit of results. Your momentum will then produce ten units of results with each unit of effort.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that's my religion.
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life.
Doing well is the result of doing good. That's what capitalism is all about.
The happiest people are those who think the most interesting thoughts. Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good company, good conversation, are the happiest people in the world. And they are not only happy in themselves, they are the cause of happiness in others.
I've always though that people need to feel good about themselves and I see my role as offering support to them, to provide some light along the way.
People who produce good results feel good about themselves.
This one step -- choosing a goal and sticking to it -- changes everything.
Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances.
A photograph never grows old. You and I change, people change all through the months and years, but a photograph always remains the same. How nice to look at a photograph of mother or father taken many years ago. You see them as you remember them. But as people live on, they change completely. That is why I think a photograph can be kind.
Progress is a nice word, but change is its motivator and change has enemies.
Growth means change and change involves risk, stepping from the known to the unknown.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

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