Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.
Braiker, Harriet quotes
- "Excellence is the gradual result of always… "Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better." - Pat Riley
- "Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase… "Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence." - Vince Lombardi
- "To seek approval is to have no resting place,… "To seek approval is to have no resting place, no sanctuary. Like all judgment, approval encourages a constant striving. It makes us uncertain of who we are and of our true value. Approval cannot be trusted. It can be withdrawn at any time no matter what our track record has been. It is as nourishing of real growth as cotton candy. Yet many of us…
- Paul Kalanithi Quotes “All the idylls of youth: beauty manifest in lakes, mountains, people; richness in experience, conversation, friendships. Nights during a full moon, the light flooded the wilderness, so it was possible to hike without a headlamp. We would hit the trail at two A.M., summiting the nearest peak, Mount Tallac, just before sunrise, the clear, starry night reflected in the flat, still lakes spread below us.…