Quality Enhancement Cell

Quotes about Quality

QuoteSource Name

Be persistent in good actions.

Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH)

Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.

George Washington

Quality is not an act, it is a habit.

Aristotle

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.

Vince Lombardi 

There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.

Napoleon Hill 

The quality of life is more important than life itself.

Alexis Carrel 

If I cannot overwhelm with my quality, I will overwhelm with my quantity.

Emile Zola 

It is quality rather than quantity that matters.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works.

Virginia Woolf

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

Tom Peters

The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.

Ray Kroc

Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.

Henry Ford

Beauty is less important than quality.

Eugene Ormandy

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

Mahatma Gandhi

It is our best work that God wants, not the dregs of our exhaustion. I think he must prefer quality to quantity.

George MacDonald

The rarest quality in an epitaph is truth.

Henry David Thoreau 

 Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it.

Doug Larson 

The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.

Tony Robbins

Honesty is the quality I value most in a friend. Not bluntness, but honesty with compassion.

Brooke Shields

Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten.

Ed Sabol quotes 

It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind’s dignity.

William Ellery Channing

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

Steve Jobs quotes 

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

The qualities of a great man are vision, integrity, courage, understanding, the power of articulation, and profundity of character.

Dwight David Eisenhower

Failure of management to plan for the future and to foresee problems has brought about waste of manpower, of materials, of the machine-time, of all which raise the manufacturer’s cost and price that the purchaser must pay

Edwards Deming

Quality means building the customer’s point of view into every aspect of a product from design to final recycling. 

Unknown

Mere allocation of huge sums of money for quality will not bring quality. 

Edwards Deming

Quality begins with the intent, which is fixed by management

Edwards Deming

Quality improvement is the responsibility of everyone at all levels in the company rather than those of quality departments only. 

Unknown

100% inspection is business suicide! 

Unknown

A quality company has a culture which develops people, enables managers to guide effectively, and the staff feels that their efforts are worthwhile. 

Unknown

Quality is a multi-faceted body. It has to encompass the entire organization . 

Unknown

Quality is in its essence a way of managing the organization

Unknown

Measure what is measurable and make measurable what is not. 

Galileo Galilei

It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn’t. 

Martin Van Buren

You never get a second chance to make a good first impression. 

Unknown

The real measure of performance is not how you do at your best, but how you do at your worst

Unknown

It is not enough to simply “do your best”. You must strive for perfection. 

Subir Chowdhury

Productivity goes up as quality goes up.                                                               

Unknown

Human history of quality, cost and productivity shows, quality has thus figured far longer in the life of humankind than either cost or productivity.

Unknown

The bitterness of poor quality lingers long after the sweetness of meeting schedule.

Unknown

Quality is a serious matter and should be treated that way

Unknown

Business survival now depends upon quality.

Unknown

Quality is the battle ground of tomorrow!

Unknown

Quality is in the eye of the beholder

Unknown

Quality is Free 

Philip Crosby

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

Tom Peters 

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

Steve Jobs

The bitterness of poor quality remains long after low pricing is forgotten!

Leon M. Cautillo

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.

Vince Lombardi

The qualities of a great man are vision, integrity, courage, understanding, the power of articulation, and profundity of character.

Dwight David Eisenshower

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

Everything can be improved.

Barron, C.W.

Men are more important than tools. If you don't believe so, put a good tool into the hands of a poor workman.

Bernet, John J.

One of the rarest things that a man ever does, is to do the best he can.

Billings, Josh

If it's good they'll stop making it.

Block, Henry

Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly until you learn to do it well.                               

Brown, Steve

The bitterness of poor quality remains long after low pricing is forgotten!               

Cautillo, Leon M.

There is no labor a person does that is undignified; if they do it right.

Cosby, Bill

Quality is everyone's responsibility.                                                                                        

Deming, W. Edwards

The job can't be finished only improved to please the customer.                                              

Deming, W. Edwards

Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything.                                  

Earp, Wyatt

The artists must be sacrificed to their art. Like the bees, they must put their lives into the sting they give.     

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.                     

Finagle

There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.

Ford, Henry

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.

Foster, William A.

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

Gandhi, Mahatma

When a man is no longer anxious to do better than well, he is done for.

Haydon, Benjamin

If you forget you have to struggle for improvement you go backward.                   

Hickson, Geoffrey

If you want work well done, select a busy man; the other kind has no time.               

Hubbard, Elbert

Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.

 

Juvenal, (Decimus Junis Juvenalis

Permit no hour to go by without it due improvement.                                                   

Kempis, Thomas

The best ad is a good product.                                                                                                  

Meyer, Alan H.

Quality begins on the inside... and then works its way out.                                          

Moawad, Bob

Whether for life or death, do your own work well.                          

Ruskin, John

Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten.                                                               

Slogan, Gucci Family

Quality will be prized as a precious possession.                                 

Unknown

When you're out of quality you're out of business.                         

Unknown

If you don't have time to do it right you must have time to do it over.

Unknown

It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't.                                          

Van Buren, Martin

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