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:
“Hence to fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemys resistance without fighting.”
—Sun Tzu (65th century B.C.)
“There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence that we can scarce weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.”
—Oliver Goldsmith (17281774)
“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.)