Excellence is a talent or quality which is unusually good and so surpasses ordinary standards. It is also used as a standard of performance.
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... Achievement of excellence in such fields commonly requires approximately 10 years of dedication, comprising about 10,000 hours of effort ...
Famous quotes containing the word excellence:
“Finally, beloved, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.”
—Bible: New Testament, Philippians 4:8.
“The Good of man is the active exercise of his souls faculties in conformity with excellence or virtue.... Moreover this activity must occupy a complete lifetime; for one swallow does not make spring, nor does one fine day; and similarly one day or a brief period of happiness does not make a man supremely blessed and happy.”
—Aristotle (384322 B.C.)
“A virtuous expediency, then, seems the highest desirable or attainable earthly excellence for the mass of men, and is the only earthly excellence that their Creator intended for them.”
—Herman Melville (18191891)