Quotation Explorer - 'Performance'

Whatever else can be said about sex, it cannot be called a dignified performance.
The Leader who sets a vision and encourages others to to take ownership in their future will obtain the greatest reward of overall performance resulting in success.~bns~ - Bluenscottish
A performance does not capture or communicate with the mood and feelings of that very moment. - Unarine Ramaru
A private organisation may not have sufficient apple or other essential ingredients in its monthly stock, but its top brass will only talk about individual’s performance pie i.e. achievement vs target of apple-pie sales in the meeting. - Anuj Somany
Develop the winning edge; small differences in your performance can lead to large differences in your results. - Brian Tracy
Nothing in life is promised. Each day is a valuable opportunity to play an important role in this world. Treat each moment like it's the performance of a lifetime; approach every show like it's your first, respect it as if you've invested years, appreciate it like it's your last. - Carlos Wallace
Remember this-that there is a proper dignity and proportion to be observed in the performance of every act of life. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance. - Jean Jacques Rousseau
Inner strength of character cannot be measured by any means but performance in the time of need. - K.L. Toth
They all behaved as if they were absolutely disgusted by this, and amid the ribbing and hilarity that this elaborate performance of disgust and envy produced they were able to hide their true feelings of disgust and envy. - Jonathan Lynn
Greed is the performance art of the 21st Century. - A.E. Samaan
While an author is yet living we estimate his powers by his worst performance, and when he is dead we rate them by his best. - Samuel Johnson
[Self] Perception is directly proportional to performance. Change a youth's perception, and you change their performance, their future... and their life. - Justin Young
All that day she felt as if she were acting in a theatre with better actors than herself, and that her bad performance was spoiling the whole affair. - Leo Tolstoy
Our teens are embedded in a culture driven by competition and perfectionism, where success is defined by status, performance and their appearance. - Auliq Ice
We are face to face with our destiny and we must meet it with high and resolute courage. For us is the life of action, of strenuous performance of duty; let us live in the harness, striving mightily; let us rather run the risk of wearing out than rusting out. - Theodore Roosevelt
The reality of the reality show on TV is that its quality standard is not defined by the performance of the participants but by the presentation of honesty in selection of the people as its judge celebrity. - Anuj Somany
I am excessively fond of music, but without the smallest skill or right of judging of anybody's performance. - Jane Austen
Choose your audience wisely, for its not your performance that varies but their response is what matters! - Ramana Pemmaraju
A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge. - Peter F. Drucker
Asking questions will get you the performance you are after far more than dictating demands. - Dan James
PALATABLE CRITICISM: In a performance review, don't offer more than three criticisms. That's all an employee can digest. - Nancy Humphries
A modern U.S. Navy cruiser now requires 26 tons of manuals. This is enough to affect the vessel's performance.
An author who gives a manager or publisher any rights in his work except those immediately and specifically required for its publication or performance is for business purposes an imbecile. - George Bernard Shaw
Great habits improve performance and brings great success. - Debasish Mridha
Acceptance, Breathtaking performance, clarity in vision, beyond imagination thinking are the factors to success. - Sourav Adhikari
God given potential minus excuses equals performance for success. - Farshad Asl
Alex has met them at the restaurant with his latest girlfriend, black-banged Lola, a performance artist who claims to have studied magic. - Ron Childress
Champions do not become champions when they win the event, but in the hours, weeks, months and years they spend preparing for it. The victorious performance itself is merely the demonstration of their championship character. - Alan Armstrong
And yet if I drew my thoughts back from him, what life would I have? I would be like a dancer who had practiced since childhood for a performance she would never give. - Arthur Golden
[Drink] provokes the desire, but it takes away the performance. - William Shakespeare
When efforts that are wisely executed, the situation and condition don't affect the performance. - Ashish Patel
Practice daily, because the quality of your practice determines the Caliber of your performance. - Robin S. Sharma
Substitution is a true test of strength. The real performance of a player is seen not only during playing time but also and more especially when the player is substituted. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Having a team deliver standards and performance is much easier when they want to be there and want to be led by you. - Tony Curl
Reverence the highest, have patience with the lowest. Let this day's performance of the meanest duty be thy religion. Are the stars too distant, pick up the pebble that lies at thy feet, and from it learn the all. - Margaret Fuller
Prior Planning Produces Positive Performance - Salley Farquharson
Dare to outlearn your best performance. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Silence doesn’t mean no activity; it means highly synchronized actions, much like the work of a well-tuned motor. More noise and vibration never assure better engine performance; indeed, quite the opposite. - Love, Life, and Logic
Performance depends upon our actions an behaviors, which are activated by emotions, which are created when our MINDSET meets reality... Mindsets Matter Most - Tony Dovale
Performance is your reality. Forget everything else.
Faith opens many doors. Performance keeps them open. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The pursuit of the crucified crown follows the performance of the crucified King such that both performances go against the power structures of the world that think victory and power come only through aggressive and violent means. - Matt Farlow
Consciousness is a phase of mental life which arises in connection with the formation of new habits. When habit is formed, consciousness only interferes to spoil our performance.
SIREN, n. One of several musical prodigies famous for a vain attempt to dissuade Odysseus from a life on the ocean wave. Figuratively, any lady of splendid promise, dissembled purpose and disappointing performance. - Ambrose Bierce
We are all actors, set on the stage of the world, as the curtains open we put on our best performance to this audience of life. - Anthony Liccione
Stamp your performance with excellence. - Sherman Morris
If sex is a skill, with its attendant expectations, frustrations, and failures, you are graded on performance; if it is an expression of love and commitment, you are not graded at all. - Ron Brackin
We all use our imagination every day. However, most of us are unaware that what we envision affects every cell of our bodies and every aspect of our performance.
I suppose it's unfair, tricks of argument that leave wounds, but with this sort of thing that (C.S.) Lewis does, what I feel is a craftsman's joy at the sight of a superior performance. - Joy Davidman
Appreciation always enhances performance. Criticism destroys the enthusiasm. - Debasish Mridha
Others inspire us, information feeds us, practice improves our performance, but we need quiet time to figure things out, to emerge with new discoveries, to unearth original answers. - Ester Buchholz
The people who say poverty is no excuse for low performance are now using teacher accountability as an excuse for doing nothing about poverty. - David Berliner
Peak Performance is not a destination but a journey! - Harrish Sairaman
Your ability to show discretion defines your likeliness to contribute to a wholesome performance. - Even Engesland
KISS, n. A word invented by the poets as a rhyme for "bliss." It is supposed to signify, in a general way, some kind of rite or ceremony appertaining to a good understanding; but the manner of its performance is unknown to this lexicographer. - Ambrose Bierce
Essentially there are two actions in life: Performance and excuses. Make a decision as to which he will accept from yourself. - Steven Brown
Love is 100% percent practical, oral performance is an ultimate turn-off, whether you like it or not. - Michael Bassey Johnson
INTENTION, n. The mind's sense of the prevalence of one set of influences over another set; an effect whose cause is the imminence, immediate or remote, of the performance of an involuntary act. - Ambrose Bierce
Leadership is lifting a person's vision to higher sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard. - Peter Drucker
Conversation often becomes mere verbal performance and oral horseplay rather than fair-minded communication. (Juicy rumours ) - Erik Pevernagie
A performance must capture or communicate with the mood and feelings of that very moment. - Unarine Ramaru
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