25 Peak Performance Quotes to Achieve Greatness

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Greatness needs extra ordinary levels of persistence. It needs something that stretches us beyond our self imposed limits and defensive mindset. When you believe in yourself, have a great mission and work towards achieving it, greatness is achievable. It’s invariably your peak performances that define the heights you reach. There are no limits..

Very often, it is what you do, how well you do and for whom you do it that differentiates you from others. You can be great in your chosen field. You can have all the impact in the world with what you do. Here is a look at some of the remarkable quotes that will push your performance and help you achieve greatness.

1. “Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence.”

Jessica Guidobono

2. “Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.”

John Gardner


3. “Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.”

Pat Riley

4. “The extent of your impact on the world depends on the size of your devotion to excellence.”

Robin Sharma


5. “An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.”

Mae West

6. “Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.”

Paul J. Meyer


7. Champions keep playing until they get it right.”

Billie Jean King

8. “You don’t get any medal for trying something, you get medals for results.”

Bill Parcells


9. “Life is an echo. What you send out, comes back. What you sow, you reap. What you give, you get. What you see in others, exists in you.”

Zig Ziglar

10. “What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson


11. “People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.”

Anne Sullivan

12. “It is the nature of man to rise to greatness if greatness is expected of him.”

John Steinbeck


13. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”


14. “The temptation to quit will be greatest just before you are about to succeed.”

Chinese proverb


15. “We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life.”

Steve Jobs

16. “Don’t mistake activity with achievement.”

John Wooden


17. “There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.”

Michael Phelps.

18. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.”

Joe Sabah


19. “Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.”

George Halas

20. “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.”

Drew Houston


21. “He who has freed himself of the disease of ‘tomorrow’ has a chance to attain what he came here for.”

G.I. Gurdjieff

22. “People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.”

Edmund Hillary


23. “Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed.”

Peter S. Beagle

24. “The only way to maximize potential for performance is to be calm in the mind.”

Brian Sipe


25. “Desire, burning desire, is basic to achieving anything beyond the ordinary.”

Joseph B. Wirthlin


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