65 High Standard Quotes On Success In Life

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Best High Standard Quotes

  1. “I’ve also seen that great men are often lonely. This is understandable, because they have built such high standards for themselves that they often feel alone. But that same loneliness is part of their ability to create.” ~ Yousuf Karsh
  2. “I’ve got high standards when it comes to boys. As my dad says, all girls should! I’m from the South – Tennessee, to be exact – and down there, we’re all about southern hospitality. I know that if I like a guy, he better be nice, and above all, my dad has to approve of him!” ~ Miley Cyrus
  3. “Set high standards for yourself and don’t settle for anything less. You are the best judge of yourself and your capabilities.” ~ Tony Robbins
  4. “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt

  5. “The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.” ~ Ray Kroc
  6. “You have competition every day because you set such high standards for yourself that you have to go out every day and live up to that.” ~ Michael Jordan
  7. “There are no big things, only a logical accumulation of little things done at a very high standard of performance.” ~ John Wooden
  8. “I don’t have expectations with people, but I have very high standards for myself. The only time I get disappointed in life is when I disappoint myself.” ~ Chronixx

  9. “You’ve got to set high standards for yourself.” ~ Marcus Giles
  10. “We can’t win the struggle for high standards if we just talk a good game . . . we’ve got to play a good game.” ~ Price Pritchett
  11. “As you live high standards publicly and privately, and even under great pressure adhere to them, you raise the vision of others.” ~ Richard G. Scott
  12. “People mistake their limitations for high standards.” ~ Jean Toomer

  13. “Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars.” ~ Les Brown
  14. “Let’s not be afraid to speak the common sense truth: you can’t have high standards without good discipline.” ~ William Hague
  15. “The more efficient causes of progress seem to consist of a good education during youth whilst the brain is impressible, and of a high standard of excellence, inculcated by the ablest and best men, embodied in the laws, customs and traditions of the nation, and enforced by public opinion.” ~ Charles Darwin
  16. “It’s a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham

  17. “I have my own high standards for what I want in a partner and how I want to be treated. I bring a lot to the table. I’m not talking about material things but what I have to offer as a person – love and loyalty and all the things that make a good relationship.” ~ Jennifer Lopez , High standard quotes love
  18. “If you raise your standards but don’t really believe you can meet them, you’ve already sabotaged yourself. You won’t even try; you’ll be lacking the sense of certainty that allows you to tap the deepest capacity that’s within you… Our beliefs are like unquestioned commands, telling us how things are, what’s possible and impossible and what we can and can not do. They shape every action, every thought and every feeling that we experience. As a result, changing our belief systems is central to making any real and lasting change in our lives.” ~ Tony Robbins
  19. “I have a lot of respect for the auto manufacturers. They make a product people live inside – and can die inside – so they are held to very high standards.” ~ Shai Agassi
  20. “I set myself high standards on the pitch and know I have not always lived up to them this season.” ~ Rio Ferdinand

  21. “Keep your standards high, and any guy who is worth it will rise to meet them.” ~ Ed Westwick
  22. “If we’re serious about building an economy that lasts, we have got to get serious about education. We are going to have to pick up our games and raise our standards.” ~ Barack Obama
  23. “Have you set high standards in the past that make it clear what level of performance you demand?” ~ Tom Peters
  24. “You can truly grieve for every officer who’s been lost in the line of duty in this country, and still be troubled by cases of police overreach.” ~ Jon Stewart

  25. “Leaders set high standards. Refuse to tolerate mediocrity or poor performance.” ~ Brian Tracy
  26. “How can you live the high life if you do not wear the high heels?” ~ Sonia Rykiel , High standard quotes life
  27. “Nobody owes anybody anything; it’s up to each individual to set high standards for himself or herself, and to set about working hard and creating a solid future.” ~ Katharine Hepburn
  28. “We make no apologies for setting high standards.” ~ Nancy L. Zimpher

  29. “I do have high standards, but I don’t expect anything from anyone that I don’t expect from myself.” ~ Olivia Newton-John
  30. “God has set up a high standard of righteousness. He has made plain a distinction between human and divine wisdom. All who work on Christ’s side must work to save, not to destroy.” ~ Ellen G. White
  31. “Excellence is a process, not just an outcome. Sure, we have to hold out for high standards in the products or services we provide. The goods must be more than “good enough.” But so must our approach – you know, our methodology, the way we do business and deal with people. How could the ends be considered excellent if we can’t be proud of the means?” ~ Price Pritchett
  32. “If you are of the truth, if you have learned the truth, if you see the sanctity of the truth, then speak truth. We are not called to be deceivers or liars. God is a God of truth, and His people are called to have an enormously high standard of truth.” ~ R. C. Sproul

  33. “I couldn’t say a specific thing, but the media is not really held to high standards anymore.” ~ Scott Eastwood
  34. “I’m a firm believer in quality > quantity, and I think it’s important to have high standards in any product creation product.” ~ Joey Sturgis
  35. “Enjoy life, study hard, play hard, be kind to other people, set high standards, and don’t be afraid to say “No.”” ~ Nia Long
  36. “You get held to a high standard, almost an unmaintainable standard, in the public eye that you don’t even come close to touching.” ~ Tiki Barber

  37. “Serena and I, we don’t have anything to prove … we still set a very high standard.” ~ Venus Williams
  38. “In business, I’ve discovered that my purpose is to do my best to my utmost ability every day. That’s my standard. I learned early in my life that I had high standards.” ~ Donald Trump
  39. “The choice of personnel, perhaps the most important choice (because ‘people are policy’), never proceeds according to plan, but there have been some successful transitions that upheld high standards.” ~ Richard V. Allen
  40. “A man of true honor protects the unwritten word which binds his conscience more scrupulously, if possible, than he does the bond a breach of which subjects him to legal liabilities, and the United States, in aiming to maintain itself as one of the most enlightened nations, would do its citizens gross injustice if it applied to its international relations any other than a high standard of honor and morality.” ~ Grover Cleveland
  41. “Maybe the standards should be higher to be an officer. People will say there area high standards, but clearly they’re not high enough.” ~ Brandon Marshall

  42. “Mel [Bochner] sets a very high standard. He expects only the best and most thoughtful and rigorous examinations, not only of the history of art but your own practice.” ~ Kehinde Wiley
  43. “Steve held us to a high standard. He told us he was going to when we first met him at the USA camp. He’s been a great leader. I mean, the guy always keeps his composure. He has an amazing mind for the game, and man, Steve, I’m just proud of him. The way he’s balanced everybody and let us know what our roles are, he’s been great for us. Him and the whole coaching staff. We all deserve this together, we work so hard.” ~ Klay Thompson
  44. “People can live up to high standards, but they can’t live up to perfection.” ~ Temple Grandin

  45. “You cannot apply your high standards to a country [Egypt] burdened with decades of autocratic rule. Our democracy is still in its infancy.” ~ Mohamed ElBaradei
  46. “I believe the time will come when the whole definition of pop music will change. It will get to the point where a song will not be a good song until it has a high level of creativity in writing and performance. In other words, in order to be popular, songs will have to meet these high standards.” ~ Nina Simone
  47. “A high standard of living is usually accompanied by a low standard of thinking.” ~ Marya Mannes
  48. “What is called a high standard of living consists, in considerable measure, in arrangements for avoiding muscular energy, for increasing sensual pleasure and enhancing caloric intake above any conceivable nutritional requirement.” ~ John Kenneth Galbraith

  49. “The most important thing we can do is to make sure that we’ve got very high standards, we expect a lot out of all of our young people, and we make sure that we have the best teachers possible in every classroom.” ~ Barack Obama
  50. “I came over here and worked for rock magazines, and I worked for Rolling Stone, which has a very high standard of journalism, a very good research department.” ~ Kurt Loder
  51. “For man to go from less than 1% haves to 40%, living at high standard – despite decreasing resources – cannot be explained by anything other than by doing more than less.” ~ R. Buckminster Fuller
  52. “The key thing that I find that when you’re kind of in boom times and you’re hiring bunches, if you can hire, you know, always maintain very high standards and even if you, you know, can’t find enough of, you know, what is typically called A players, then don’t hire the people. All right? So, you know, use that as a way of standards.” ~ Reid Hoffman
  53. “I found with poetry that I couldn’t keep it up. I was too vulnerable. Maybe I was too aware of the audience. And I had impossibly high standards that I could never approach. So there was always a sense of being a failure, and of being vulnerable.” ~ Jonathan Santlofer

  54. “There are guys I admire. Like Jimmy Stewart and – a more modern example – Tom Hanks. They managed to do it and have a really high standard for their work, but at the same time they remained incredibly classy and well-regarded personally throughout the process, which I thought was rare and kind of cool. And I’m trying. I try. I haven’t thrown any TVs out the hotel window yet.” ~ Ryan Reynolds
  55. “When people think the issue can be solved, it becomes a moral imperative to be part of the solution. We can do a lot more within our school districts to recruit aggressively, select people according to high standards, invest in their training and development, and foster and reward their leadership. Once we invest more in attracting, developing and retaining teachers, potential recruits will begin to see it as a profession worth considering.” ~ Wendy Kopp
  56. “I want to write songs with meaning. I have high standards for my work.” ~ Brett Dennen

  57. “Whereas religions may serve a benign purpose by letting many people feel comfortable with the level of morality they themselves can attain, no religion holds its member to the high standards of moral responsibility that the secular world of science and medicine does!” ~ Daniel Dennett
  58. “Musical integrity means a lot to me, personally for myself, I don’t really care if other people can’t even sing or whatever. For myself I have high standards.” ~ The Rocket Summer
  59. “When the New Yorker turned down work, they turned it down in such an elaborately gentlemanly way making apologies for their own shortsightedness. Undoubtedly it was their fault but somehow for some reason this fell short of the remarkably high standard that you by your own work have set for yourself. They had a way of rejecting my work that made me feel sorry for them somehow.” ~ Garrison Keillor
  60. “While it’s good that we maintain high standards for companies seeking to claim environmental leadership, I can’t help but ponder the hypocrisy of it all: how much more we expect of companies than of ourselves.” ~ Joel Makower

  61. “It’s OK for China to invent cancer drugs that cure patients in the United States. We want them to catch up. But as the leader, we want to keep setting a very, very high standard. We don’t want them to catch up because we’re slowing down or, even worse, going into reverse.” ~ Bill Gates
  62. “It was a staggering moment when I first heard the news. Lennon was a most talented man and above all, a gentle soul. John and his colleagues set a high standard by which contemporary music continues to be measured.” ~ Frank Sinatra
  63. “And with puppets, especially in our company, we sort of demand a very high standard of puppetry, so it’s a real technical skill.” ~ Brian Henson

  64. “But you need to strive to try and communicate and try and change things in a similar way. And then people can think that’s pretentious or whatever, but it’s your life’s work, and you’ve decided that. That’s what they made us believe. So we have a pretty high standard, which is at times great and at times not.” ~ Jake Gyllenhaal
  65. “The master-economist must possess a rare combination of gifts. He must reach a high standard in several different directions and must combine talents not often found together. He must be mathematician, historian, statesman, philosopher – in some degree. He must understand symbols and speak in words. He must contemplate the particular in terms of the general, and touch abstract and concrete in the same flight of thought. He must study the present in the light ofthe past for the purposes of the future” ~ John Maynard Keynes

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