First, make yourself a reputation for being a creative genius. Second, surround yourself with partners who are better than you are. Third, leave them to get on with it. ~ David Ogilvy
Some excel because they are destined to, most excel because they are determined to.
We - all of us, but especially the young - need around us individuals who possess a certain nobility, a language of soul, and qualities of human excellence worth imitating and striving for. Every parent knows this, which is why parents are concerned with both the company their children keep and the role models they … Continue reading The Need for Nobility
Some people may have greatness thrust upon them. Very few have excellence thrust upon them. They achieve it. They do not achieve it unwittingly, by “doing what comes naturally”; and they don’t stumble into it in the course of amusing themselves. All excellence involves discipline and tenacity of purpose. ~ John Gardiner