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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Quality:

Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing... layout, processes, and procedures.
~ Tom Peters.

Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
~ Booker T. Washington.

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
~ Steve Jobs.

Be willing to make decisions. That's the most important quality in a good leader. Don't fall victim to what I call the ready-aim-aim-aim-aim syndrome. You must be willing to fire.
~ Author Unknown.

Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.
~ James Russell Lowell.

Even though quality cannot be defined, you know what quality is.
~ Author Unknown.

If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.
~ William James.

Ironically, rural America has become viewed by a growing number of Americans as having a higher quality of life not because of what it has, but rather because of what it does not have!
~ Don A. Dillman.

It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.
~ William Ellery Channing.

It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.
~ Mahatma Gandhi.

It's the quality of the ordinary, the straight, the square, that accounts for the great stability and success of our nation. It's a quality to be proud of. But it's a quality that many people seem to have neglected.
~ Gerald R. Ford.

Leaders come in many forms, with many styles and diverse qualities. There are quiet leaders and leaders one can hear in the next county. Some find strength in eloquence, some in judgment, some in courage.
~ John W. Gardner.

Like everybody who is not in love, he thought one chose the person to be loved after endless deliberations and on the basis of particular qualities or advantages.
~ Marcel Proust.

Men of quality are not threatened by women of equality.
~ Author Unknown.

One of the qualities of liberty is that, as long as it is being striven after, it goes on expanding. Therefore, the man who stands in the midst of the struggle and says, "I have it," merely shows by doing so that he has just lost it.
~ Henrik Ibsen.

Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other, a matter of time.
~ Author Unknown.

Quality has to be caused, not controlled.
~ Philip Crosby.

Quality in a product or service is not what the supplier puts in. It is what the customer gets out and is willing to pay for. A product is not quality because it is hard to make and costs a lot of money, as manufacturers typically believe. This is incompetence. Customers pay only for what is of use to them and gives them value. Nothing else constitutes quality.
~ Peter F. Drucker.

Quality is a direct experience independent of and prior to intellectual abstractions.
~ Robert M. Pirsig.

Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives.
~ William A. Foster.

Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.
~ John Ruskin.

Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
~ Aristotle.

Quality is the result of a carefully constructed cultural environment. It has to be the fabric of the organization, not part of the fabric.
~ Philip Crosby.

Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.
~ Henry Ford.

Quality, quality, quality: never waver from it, even when you don't see how you can afford to keep it up. When you compromise, you become a commodity and then you die.
~ Gary Hirshberg.

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