Next to excellence, comes the appreciation of it. -William M. Thackeray
- Dawn Fraser – excellence "The Olympics remain the most compelling search for excellence that exists in sport, and maybe in life itself." ~Dawn Fraser
- "Excellence is the gradual result of always… "Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better." - Pat Riley
- "If you want to achieve excellence, you can get… "If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work." - Thomas J. Watson Sr.
- "Be a yardstick of quality. Some people… "Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected." - Steve Jobs