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The Dark Side of the Moon has flash - the true flash that comes from the excellence of a superb performance.
But I think Steve's main contribution besides just the pure leadership is his passion for excellence. He's a perfectionist. Good enough isn't good enough. And also his creative spirit. You know he really, really wants to do something great.
What we do is look for high standards of excellence in the arts.
It's the sum of the parts that make up the whole, so in my opinion excellence comes from how one undertakes to do something. It all begins with the thought process - which is creative and exalted to produce something out of the ordinary.
Poetry is an art, and chief of the fine art; the easiest to dabble in, the hardest in which to reach true excellence.
Edmund Clarence Stedman
I think the definition of an artist is not necessarily tied into excellence or talent; an artist is somebody who, if you took away their freedom to make art, would lose their mind.
We're thrilled to expand our relationship, knowing that with the great team at the Music Group, Word, and Warner Bros., and with their proven record of excellence, we're looking ahead to an even brighter future for Curb.
I wanted the press to become something of a movement. Not a movement committed to a particular 'ism', but a gathering together of writers with an aesthetic approach to literature and with a lust for excellence.
There is no excellence without labor. One cannot dream oneself into either usefulness or happiness.
Liberty Hyde Bailey
Healthcare providers will compete to offer the best record of patient safety at the lowest prices. Hospitals and patients will benefit from having accurate information about areas of excellence and areas that must be improved.
Those who attain any excellence, commonly spend life in one pursuit; for excellence is not often gained upon easier terms.
Let America first praise mediocrity even, in her children, before she praises... the best excellence in the children of any other land.
All human excellence is but comparative. There may be persons who excel us, as much as we fancy we excel the meanest.
There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence that we can scarce weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.
There is no surer mark of the absence of the highest moral and intellectual qualities than a cold reception of excellence.
Philip James Bailey
Stay away from excellence at all costs; it stinks.
It's really fun to see young kids trying to find excellence in themselves.
When we talk about Oscars, it's almost as a symbol of excellence, and the American public and the worldwide public accept that symbol.
You know, I think it's so ironic that we're calling hard work, striving for excellence, don't blame others, you know, don't give up, that we're calling these, quote, 'Chinese values,' 'cause I always thought of them as American values.
You cannot use the democratic process for the procurement of excellence.
I demand excellence from the people I work with.
Let's try to count the number of Nobel prize-winners that have emerged from scientific centres of excellence like the Weizmann Institute and Haifa's technical university, the Technion. There has to be at least 25.
I was obsessed with the Olympics. It's so exciting to see that level of excellence and endurance.
When we talk about Oscars, it's almost as a symbol of excellence, and the American public and the worldwide public accept that symbol. So, a movie like 'The Artist' that costs $14 million, has to go out and compete with movies that cost $140 million. How does David deal with Goliath?
The work must be its own reward. I got that early on. And I'm blessed by meeting my own standards of excellence.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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