Greatness is more than potential. It is the execution of that potential. Beyond the raw talent. You need the appropriate training. You need the discipline. You need the inspiration. You need the drive. - Eric A. Burns
Done is better than none. You could have all the ideas in the world, but without execution, you will go nowhere. - Sue B. Zimmerman
Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, determines your destiny. - Aristotle
My weakness has always been to prefer the large intention of an unskilful artist to the trivial intention of an accomplished one: in other words, I am more interested in the high ideas of a feeble executant than in the high execution of a feeble thinker. - Thomas Hardy
I can't bring myself to watch yet another video, not because I don't care, but because we're all just a few videos away from becoming completely desensitized. The public execution of Black folks will never be normal. - Andrena Sawyer
Some compilers allow a check during execution that subscripts do not exceed array dimensions. This is a help, but not sufficient. First, many programmers do not use such compilers because "They're not efficient." (Presumably, this means that it is vital to get the wrong answers quickly.)
I know no method to secure the repeal of bad, obnoxious, or unjust laws so effective as their strict execution. - Ulysses S. Grant
A really great man is known by three signs... generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success. - Otto von Bismarck
Every minute you spend in planning saves 10 minutes in execution; this gives you a 1,000 percent Return on Energy! - Brian Tracy
An idea isn't worth that much. It's the execution of the idea that has value. If you can't convince one other person that this is something to devote your life to, then it's not worth it. - Joel Spolsky
Vision without execution is just hallucination. - Henry Ford
The fundamental qualities for good execution of a plan is first; intelligence; then discernment and judgment, which enable one to recognize the best method as to attain it; the singleness of purpose; and, lastly, what is most essential of all, will-stubborn will. - Ferdinand Foch
Stupidity cannot be cured with money, or through education, or by legislation. Stupidity is not a sin, the victim can't help being stupid. But stupidity is the only universal capital crime; the sentence is death, there is no appeal and execution is carried out automatically and without pity.
Laughing on the way to your execution is not generally understood by less advanced life-forms, and they'll call you crazy. - Richard Bach
Ideas are easy. It's the execution of ideas that really separates the sheep from the goats. - Sue Grafton
The consciousness of self is the greatest hindrance to the proper execution of all physical action. There is no fixed teaching. All I can provide is an appropriate medicine for a particular ailment. - Bruce Lee
Change occurs when excuses pivot to execution. - Ryan Lilly
Through the eyes of men an utterly irrational birth followed by a terribly improbable execution are miscues of the most pathetic sort. And all I can say is that I’m immeasurably thankful that I’ve been given access to the eyes of God. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Strategy without execution is hallucination. - Mike Roach
Success is simple, but isn't easy because it demands execution, not intentions. - Orrin Woodward
The core practice of magic is: The execution of a willed intent to create change in the material world, which either defies, hastens or purifies the consequences of natural cause and effect. - Zeena Schreck
Not one person can afford your dream; the execution of it is too expensive. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Put character and mental toughness before execution and you will get consistent execution. - William James Moore
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.
The proverb answers where the sermon fails, as a well-charged pistol will do more execution than a whole barrel of gunpowder idly exploded in the air.
Stupidity cannot be cured with money, or through education, or by legislation. Stupidity is not a sin, the victim can't help being stupid. But stupidity is the only universal capital crime: the sentence is death, there is no appeal, and execution is carried out automatically and without pity.