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“I think it is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises — but only PERFORMANCE is reality.”
- Harold S. Geneen 1910-, American Accountant, Industrialist, CEO, ITT
“What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the PERFORMANCE of virtuous actions.”
- Aristotle BC 384-322, Greek Philosopher

“Concentration, Confidence, Competitive urge, Capacity for enjoyment.”
- Arnold Palmer 1929-, American Golfer

“How much we like ourselves governs our PERFORMANCE. ”
- Brian Tracy American Trainer, Speaker, Author, Businessman

“Great works are done when one is not calculating and thinking.”
- Daisetz T. Suzuki 1870-1966, Japanese Professor of Philosopher

“The thing about PERFORMANCE, even if it’s only an illusion, is that it is a celebration of the fact that we do contain within ourselves infinite possibilities. ”
- Daniel Day Lewis British-born American Actor

“If you set a goal for yourself and are able to achieve it, you have won your race. Your goal can be to come in first, to improve your PERFORMANCE, or just to finish the race — it’s up to you.”
- Dave Scott American Triathlete

“Consciousness is a phase of mental life which arises in connection with the formation of new habits. When habit is formed, consciousness only interferes to spoil our PERFORMANCE.”
- Dean William R. Inge 1860-1954, Dean of St Paul’s, London

“Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the PERFORMANCE is left to the fighter’s honour.”
- Ernest Hemingway 1898-1961, American Writer

“Too aim is not enough, you must hit! German Proverb ” Sayings of German Origin

“Each honest calling, each walk of life, has its own elite, its own aristocracy based on excellence of PERFORMANCE.” -James B. Connant

“The person who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its PERFORMANCE. ”
- Jean Jacques Rousseau 1712-1778, Swiss Political Philosopher, Educationist, Essayist

“You have to perform at a consistently higher level than others. That’s the mark of a true professional. ”
- Joe Paterno American Football Coach - Penn State

“When a team outgrows individual PERFORMANCE and learns team confidence, excellency becomes a reality.” Joe Paterno American Football Coach - Penn State

“Wise to resolve, patient to perform. ” Johann Friedrich Von Schiller 1759-1805, German Dramatist, Poet, Historian

“If a man or woman is born ten years sooner or later, their whole aspect and PERFORMANCE shall be different.”
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 1749-1832, German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

“How you measure the PERFORMANCE of your managers directly affects the way they act. ”
- John Dearden American Academic

Be slow to resolve, but quick in PERFORMANCE. John Dryden 1631-1700, British Poet, Dramatist, Critic

“The best PERFORMANCE improvement is the transition from the nonworking state to the working state.”
- John Ousterhout
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Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. John Wooden 1910-, American Basketball Coach

“It is enough that we set out to mold the motley stuff of life into some form of our own choosing; when we do, the PERFORMANCE is itself the wage.”
- Learned Hand American Judge

“If man had created man, he would be ashamed of his PERFORMANCE.”
- Mark Twain 1835-1910, American Humorist, Writer

“Everyone has limits. You just have to learn what your own limits are and deal with them accordingly. ”
- Nolan Ryan 1947-, American Baseball Player

“There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your PERFORMANCE the next time. ”
-Og Mandino 1923-1996, American Motivational Author, Speaker

“A particular shot or way of moving the ball can be a player’s personal signature, but efficiency of PERFORMANCE is what wins the game for the team.”
- Pat Riley 1945, American Basketball Coach

- Posted on November 20th, 2007 in Personal Development, Management, Quotations | 2,311 Views |

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