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Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
– Albert Schweitzer
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Example is the best precept.
– Aesop
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Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
– Edmund Burke
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Examples is more forcible than precept. People look at my six days in the week to see what I mean on the seventh.
– Robert Cecil
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Exceeding your own expectations can often leave things incomplete
– Siddharth Astir
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Excellence and succession are built on the foundation of failure.
– awesomesauce
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Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.
– Warren Bennis
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Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
– Aristotle
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Excellence is best described as doing the right things right - selecting the most important things to be done and then accomplishing them 100% correctly.
– Author Unknown
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Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
– John W. Gardner
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Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.
– Shaquille ONeal
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Excellence is the result of caring more than others think is wise risking more than others think is safe dreaming more than others think is practical and expecting more than others think is possible.
– Ronnie Max Oldham
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Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.
– Booker T. Washington
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Excellence means when a man or woman asks of himself more than others do.
– Jose Ortega y Gasset
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Excellent firms don't believe in excellence -- only in constant improvement and constant change.
– Tom Peters
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Excellent wretch Perdition catch my soul, But I do love thee and when I love thee not, Chaos is come again.
– William Shakespeare
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Excellent wretch! Perdition catch my soul,
But I do love thee! and when I love thee not,
Chaos is come again.

– William Shakespeare, "Othello", Act 3 scene 3
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Except a living man there is nothing more wonderful than a book! a message to us from the dead -- from human souls we never saw, who lived, perhaps, thousands of miles away. And yet these, in those little sheets of paper, speak to us, arouse us, terrify us, teach us, comfort us, open their hearts to us as brothers.
– Charles Kingsley
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Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.
– George Bernard Shaw
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Except for an occasional heart attack I feel as young as I ever did.
– Robert Benchley
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Except for the young or very happy, I can't say I am sorry for anyone who dies.
– William Makepeace Thackeray
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Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power.
– Rene Descartes
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Except that right side up is best, there is not much to learn about holding a baby. There are one hundred and fifty-two distinctly different ways --and all are right! At least all will do.
– Heywood Broun
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Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.
– W. Somerset Maugham
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Excessive literary production is a social offense.
– George Eliot, a.k.a. Mary Ann Evans
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