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1,000 Inspirational Continuous Improvement Quotes (2023)

1. ¨Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.¨ – Newt Gingrich


2. ‘Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right.’


3. “Persistence, perseverance, and continuous improvement are the ingredients for forming a successful person.” – Debasish Mridha


4. “Never be so afraid of making mistakes that you stop taking action.”


5. “Where there is no Standard there can be no Kaizen.”


6. “Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo


7. “Continuous learning is nothing without continuous doing.”


8. “Quality is pride of workmanship.” – W. Edwards Deming


9. “If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.” – Fred DeVito


10. “Keep going, you are getting there”


11. “You shall gain, but you shall pay with sweat, blood, and vomit.” – Pavel Tsatsouline


12. ¨There's a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven't the time to enjoy it.¨- Josh Billings


13. “If you want to be the best, you have to do things other people aren’t willing to do.” – Michael Phelps


14. “Failing to plan means planning to fail. What are your goals?”


15. “You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” – Aristotle


16. ¨Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.¨- Joseph Addison


17. “It is our best work that God wants, not the dregs of our exhaustion. I think he must prefer quality to quantity.” — George MacDonald


18. ¨Put all excuses aside and remember this: You are capable.¨ – Zig Ziglar


19. “Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.”


20. ¨Exercise is labor without weariness.¨ - Samuel Johnson


21. “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.”- Winston Churchill


22. “The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective.” ~Warren Buffett


23. “Nothing will work unless you do.” —Maya Angelou


24. “Keep working, even when noone is watching”- Alex Morgan


25. “Always give without remembering and always receive without forgetting.”


26. “If we deliver on time, but the product has defects, we have not delivered on time.” ~Phil Crosby


27. “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” —Aesop.


28. “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” – Henry Ford


29. “Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No excuses.” – Kobe Bryant


30. “We can push ourselves further. We always have more to give.” – Simone Biles


31. “If you don’t make time for exercise, you’ll probably have to make time for illness.”


32. “You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.” -Michael Phelps


33. You don’t have to be great to start, you have to start to be great.


34. “If something stands between you and your success, move it. Never be denied.” — Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson


35. “We run for the people who think they cant.”


36. “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” — Jim Rohn


37. Don’t let the weekend become your weak end.


38. “Continuous learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field.” —  Brian Tracy


39. “Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.” -Mark Twain


40. “Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” ― Albert Einstein


41. ¨A feeble body weakens the mind.¨ - Jean-Jacques Rousseau


42. “The only discipline that lasts is self discipline” – Bum Philips


43. “Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.” – Vince Lombardi


44. “An extraordinary life is all about daily, continuous improvements in the areas that matter most.”


45. ¨The deadlift also serves as a way to train the mind to do things that are hard.¨ - Mark Rippetoe


46. “What seems impossible today will one day become your warm-up.” —Unknown


47. “Progress is impossible without change; and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” ~George Bernard Shaw


48. “We want a world where life is preserved, and the quality of life is enriched for everybody, not only for the privileged.” – Isabel Allende


49. “A goal is just an awesome way to force growth on yourself” – Deena Kastor


50. “A bad system will beat a good person every time.” ~W. Edwards Deming


51. The body achieves what the mind believes.


52. “Do something today that your future self will thank you for.” — Sean Patrick Flanery


53. “When I was younger, I was always taught not to make excuses.” -Derek Jeter


54. ¨The groundwork for all happiness is good health.¨ – Leigh Hunt


55. HUSTLE FOR THAT MUSCLE.—UNKNOWN


56. “Turn the pain into power.”


57. “Success is the product of daily habits—not once-in-a-lifetime transformations.”― James Clear


58. “Even perfection has room for improvement.”- Ty Warner


59. “Don’t dream of winning, train for it!” – Mo Farah


60. “If you’re not getting better, you’re getting worse. ”


61. “I’m always trying to get better. There’s always room for improvement.” ~Cain Velasquez


62. “Practice the philosophy of continuous improvement. Get a little bit better every single day.” ~Brian Tracy


63. “What get measured, gets managed.”


64. “Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it.”


65. The only BS I need in my life is burpees and squats.


66. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” -Michael Jordan


67. “Today I will do what others don’t, so that tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t” – Jerry Rice


68. “What hurts today makes you stronger tomorrow” –Jay Cutler


69. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”


70. “No matter how slow you go you’re still lapping everyone on the couch.”


71. ¨Swimming is normal for me. I'm relaxed. I'm comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It's my home.¨- Michael Phelps


72. ¨Your current body is the only body that can take you to your new body — so be kind to it.¨ - Elaine Moran


73. “A champion is someone who gets up when they can’t.”- Jack Dempsey


74. “I will sacrifice whatever is necessary to be the best.” -J.J. Watt


75. “Improve quality, you automatically improve productivity.”- W Edwards Deming


76. “If you can’t explain something simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”


77. “Run often. Run long. But never outrun your joy of running.”


78. “It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great.” — Tom Hanks in “A League of Their Own”


79. I DON'T WANT TO LOOK SKINNY. I WANT TO LOOK LIKE I COULD KICK YOUR BUTT.—UNKNOWN


80. ‘All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.’


81. “Dead last finish is greater than did not finish, which trumps did not start.” — Unknown


82. “Remember, Rome wasn’t built in a day. Work hard, good results will come.”


83. “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.”


84. “In God we trust; all others bring data.” ~ W. Edwards Deming


85. ¨Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.¨ – Roy T. Bennett


86. “Continual improvement is an unending journey.”- Lloyd Dobens


87. “I’m never satisfied with what I do.


88. “An hour saved at the non-bottleneck is a mirage.” ~ Eliyahu M. Goldratt, The Goal


89. “Quality is the best business plan.” ― John Lasseter


90. No pain, no gain. — Unknown


91. “I’m either completely committed to what I am doing, or have a few screws loose, who knows. –Courtney Dauwalter


92. “If you want to be the best, you have to do things other people aren’t willing to do.”


93. “It never gets easier, you just get better.” -Jordan Burroughs


94. “No matter how good you get you can always get better, and that's the exciting part.” -Tiger Woods


95. “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.”- Bruce Lee


96. “Go fast enough to get there, but slow enough to see.” -Jimmy Buffett


97. “It never gets easier, you just get better.”


98. “Continuous improvement is the only cultural value that could unify an organization as large and diverse as ours.”


99. “Life is a continuous lesson. We need to embrace each problem in life, good or bad.”


100. ¨Fitness is not about being better than someone else. It’s about being better than you used to be.¨ - Khloe Kardashian


101. “Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside of you that is greater than any obstacle.”


102. “Worry is the most wasteful thing in the world.”


103. “Quality begins with the intent, which is fixed by management.” ― W. Edwards Deming


104. “Mindset is what separates the best from the rest”


105. “Where there is no Standard there can be no Kaizen.” ~ Taiichi Ohno


106. “If you want to be the best, you have to be willing to do things other people aren’t willing to do.” – Michael Phelps


107. “Watch the little things; a small leak will sink a great ship.” ~Benjamin Franklin


108. “It’s going to be a journey. It’s not a sprint to get in shape.” —Kerri Walsh Jennings


109. “You can either suffer the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.”


110. “Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.” – John Ruskin


111. “Strive for continuous improvement, instead of perfection.” – Kim Collins


112. “There is no exercise better for the improvement of our world than reaching down on a daily basis to lift someone up”. Melchor Lim


113. “Be clear about your goal but be flexible about the process of achieving it.”


114. “Strive for progress, not perfection.”


115. “The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.” -John Bingham


116. “It is quality rather than quantity that matters.” -Lucius Annaeus Seneca


117. “A child’s mental health is just as important as their physical health and deserves the same quality of support.” – Kate Middleton


118. “The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.” —  Mortimer Adler


119. “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”


120. “Fall seven times. Stand up eight.” - Old Japanese Proverb


121. “Watch the little things; a small leak will sink a great ship.”


122. “Lean” – Positively The Right Path to Perfection


123. “The pain you feel today, will be the strength you feel tomorrow.”


124. “If I had one hour to save the world, I would spend fifty-five minutes defining the problem and only five minutes finding the solution. “


125. “If you define the problem correctly, you almost have the solution.” ~Steve Jobs


126. “If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.” — Thomas Jefferson


127. “Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.” – Samuel Johnson


128. “Self-esteem and self-love are the opposites of fear; the more you like yourself, the less you fear anything.”


129. “Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”


130. “If you see a snake, just kill it – don’t appoint a committee on snakes.” - Ross Perot (Click to Tweet this quote!)


131. “Workout till you feel that pain and soreness in muscles. This one is good pain. No pain, no gain.” – Invajy


132. ¨Blood, sweat and respect. First two you give. Last one you earn.¨ – The Rock


133. “I don’t count my sit-ups. I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re the only ones that count.”


134. “In training, you listen to your body. In competition, you tell your body to shut up.” -Rich Froning Jr.


135. “It’s a slow process, but quitting won’t speed it up.”


136. “If you train hard. You’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.” – Hershel Walker


137. “The man who is too old to learn was probably always too old to learn.” —  Henry S. Haskins


138. ¨A year from now you may wish you had started today.¨ – Karen Lamb


139. “Go the extra mile. It’s never crowded.”


140. Workout because you love your body, not because you hate it.


141. “It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.”


142. IF YOU STILL LOOK CUTE AFTER WORKING OUT, YOU DIDN'T GO HARD ENOUGH.—UNKNOWN


143. “The hard part isn’t getting your body in shape. The hard part is getting your mind in shape.”


144. “The past does not equal the future…unless you live there”.


145. “Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing... layout, processes, and procedures.” -Tom Peters


146. ¨The first time I see a jogger smiling, I'll consider it.¨- Joan Rivers


147. “Time, Effort, Sacrifice, and Sweat. How will you pay for your goals?” – Usain Bolt


148. “When you have a clear vision of your goal, it’s easier to take the first step toward it.” – LL Cool J


149. “Don’t give up because you had a bad day. Forgive yourself and do better tomorrow.”


150. “When your legs get tired, run with your heart.” -Unknown


151. “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” ~Bruce Lee


152. “Runners don’t quit. We fade; we “hit the wall”; we’re sometimes reduced to a walk. But we keep on.” -Amby Burfoot


153. “Sore today, strong tomorrow.”


154. “Different isn’t always better, but better is always different.”


155. “A champion is someone who gets up when they can’t.” – Jack Dempsey


156. “Well done is better than well said.” — Benjamin Franklin


157. “I may win and I may lose, but I will never be defeated.” -Emmitt Smith


158. ‘If you think lifting is dangerous, try being weak. Being weak is dangerous.’


159. “Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.” – Steve Jobs


160. “Run for fun. Run for exercise. Run for a better life.” -Toni Sorenson


161. “Making excuses burns zero calories per hour.” – Unknown


162. ¨Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners.¨ – William Shakespeare


163. “It’s normal to not eat perfectly.”


164. “If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.”


165. ‘If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.’


166. ¨Put all excuses aside and remember this: You are capable.¨ —Zig Ziglar, personal development trainer and speaker


167. “Where there is no Standard there can be no Kaizen” ~Taiichi Ohno


168. “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”


169. “There are many experts on how things have been done up to now. If you think something could use a little improvement, you are the expert.”


170. “Simplicity is the building block to achieve high quality.”― Pearl Zhu


171. “Set your goals high, and don’t stop until you get there.” – Bo Jackson


172. “Learning doesn’t mean being at school, the real education to improve your skills is possessed at every moment”


173. “Good is the enemy of great. That’s why so few things become great.” ~ James C. Collins


174. “Every champion was once a contender who refused to give up.” – Rock Balboa


175. “Average ones compete with others. Great ones compete with themselves.”


176. “There’s no secret formula. I lift heavy, work hard, and aim to be the best.” - Ronnie Coleman


177. “You become what you think about most of the time.”


178. “Set your goals high & don’t stop until you get there.”


179. “When you feel like quitting, think about why you started.”


180. “The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.” — Morihei Ueshiba


181. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” — Henry David Thoreau


182. ¨Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.¨ – Lou Holtz


183. “I have not failed, I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”


184. “Even perfection has room for improvement.” ~Ty Warner


185. “When you find your focus, it will feel as if everything is moving in slow motion.”


186. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” -Walt Disney


187. “Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.” –Steve Jobs


188. “No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.” —Tony Robbins


189. “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”


190. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”


191. “Get ready, be prepared. So when opportunities finally show themselves, you’ll be able to own them.” – Hannah Gabriels, World Boxing Champion


192. “Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence. “


193. “Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.”


194. Taking off a sweaty sports bra should count as resistance training.


195. “If you think lifting is dangerous, try being weak. Being weak is dangerous.” - Bret Contreras


196. “Once you are exercising regularly, the hardest thing is to stop it.”


197. “Luck is predictable; the harder you work, the luckier you get.”


198. “Eventually everything connects—people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.” ― Charles Eames


199. “The difference between try and triumph is a little ‘umph’.” – Marvin Phillips


200. “It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great.” — Tom Hanks


201. ¨Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.¨ – Jim Rohn


202. “Success is what comes after your stop making excuses.” -Luis Galarza


203. “Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black.” ~ Henry Ford


204. “These next few months will go by, whether you workout or not.”


205. “A good laugh and a long run are the two best cures for anything”


206. “There are no regrets in life, just lessons.” – Jennifer Aniston


207. “Make your life a masterpiece; imagine no limitations on what you can be, have or do.”


208. “Action is the foundational key to all success.”- Pablo Picasso


209. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi


210. “Quality is a sense of appreciation that something is better than something else.” ― John Stewart


211. “Kaizen means ongoing improvement involving everybody, without spending much money.”


212. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.”


213. “It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.” -Mahatma Gandhi


214. “Improvement begins with I.”- Arnold H. Glasow


215. “Don’t be afraid of being a beginner.” —Unknown


216. ¨The pain you feel today will be the strength you feel tomorrow.¨ – Arnold Schwarzenegger


217. “If you can make time to fix problems you can make time to plan so problems don’t occur.” ~Dave Waters


218. “The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.” – Tony Robbins


219. “The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.”


220. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” — Winston Churchill


221. MY FAVORITE MACHINE AT THE GYM IS THE TELEVISION.—UNKNOWN


222. “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.”


223. “You have to think it before you can do it. The mind is what makes it all possible.”


224. “A little progress each day adds up to big results”


225. Keep your squats low and your standards high.


226. “Success is a process, a quality of mind and way of being, an outgoing affirmation of life.” – Alex Noble


227. “Chaos is the enemy of any organization the strives to be outstanding.”


228. “The body achieves what the mind believes.” – Napoleon Hill


229. “Consumer accountability drives quality and efficiency.” – Pete Hoekstra


230. “Nothing to prove. Everything to improve.”


231. “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. “


232. ‘Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.’


233. “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” -Confucius


234. “Excellence is the unlimited ability to improve the quality of what you have to offer.” – Rick Pitino


235. “The best investment you make is your own health.” -Food Matters


236. UNLESS YOU PUKE, FAINT, OR DIE, KEEP GOING!—JILLIAN MICHAELS


237. “I can’t control everything in my life, but I can control what I put in my body.”


238. “Excuses don’t get results”


239. “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” -Winston Churchill.


240. ‘You have to think it before you can do it. The mind is what makes it all possible.’


241. ¨Look in the mirror. That’s your competition.¨ – John Assaraf


242. Fitness is like a relationship; you can’t cheat and expect it to work.


243. “Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.” —Jerry Rice


244. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” – Will Durant


245. “Even perfection has room for improvement.”


246. “Learning is not compulsory; it’s voluntary. Improvement is not compulsory; it’s voluntary. But to survive, we must learn.” ~W. Edwards Deming


247. “When I feel tired, I just think about how great I will feel once I finally reach my goal.” —Michael Phelps, Olympic swimmer


248. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”- Vidal Sassoon


249. “If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.” —Thomas Jefferson


250. “In training, you listen to your body. In competition, you tell your body to shut up.”


251. “Nothing truly great ever came from a comfort zone.”


252. “Nothing will work unless you do.” -Maya Angelou


253. ¨Look in the mirror. That’s your competition.¨ —John Assaraf, neuroscience researcher, mindset mentor, and author


254. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” -Jim Ryan


255. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” —Wayne Gretzky


256. “Nature does constant value stream mapping, it’s called evolution.” – Carrie Latet


257. ¨If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.¨ - Fred Devito


258. “Without data, you’re just another person with an opinion.” ~ W. Edwards Deming


259. “If a company isn’t continuously improving then it is slowly dying.” ~Dave Waters


260. “You have to think it before you can do it. The mind is what makes it all possible.”- Kai Greene


261. “Think of your workouts as important meetings you schedule with yourself. Bosses don’t cancel”


262. “Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing… layout, processes, and procedures.” – Tom Peters


263. “Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection”. Mark Twain


264. “Look for the good in every person and every situation. You'll almost always find it.”


265. “A reputation for one thousand years may depend upon the conduct of a single moment.” - Ernest Bramah


266. “What gets measured gets improved.” – Peter Drucker


267. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”


268. “I believe the more successful an actor becomes, the more chances he should take. An actor never stops learning.” — John Garfield


269. “The only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work for them.” -Michelle Obama


270. Lean Production System.


271. “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” ~ Bruce Lee


272. “Focus on being productive, instead of busy.”


273. “Manage the cause, not the result.”


274. “Continuous learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field.”


275. “When you reach the top, keep ascending, otherwise you start descending.”- Lincoln Patz


276. “Good things come to those who sweat.”


277. “You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.”


278. “Keep working even when no one is watching.” —Alex Morgan, pro soccer player


279. “I’ve grown most not from victories, but setbacks. If winning is God’s reward, then losing is how he teaches us.” – Serena Williams


280. “Excellence is not a destination; it is a continuous journey that never ends.” ~Brian Tracy


281. “Hustle for that muscle”


282. “The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.” ― Ray Kroc


283. YOU MAKE MY KNEES WEAK. JUST KIDDING. YESTERDAY WAS LEG DAY.—UNKNOWN


284. “Regardless of what is being discussed. . . the issue is never more important than the quality of the interaction.” ― Bill Crawford


285. “You have to think about it before you can do it. The mind is what makes it all possible.” – Kai Greene


286. “Running strengthens self-motivation.” -Tumpal Sihombing


287. “Patience is a great quality when it means that you can wait for the right moment to speak.” — Byron Pulsifer


288. “A one hour workout is 4% of your day. No excuses.”


289. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”- Michal Joan Bobak


290. “A bad day on the mountain bike always beats a good day in the office.”


291. “Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.” ~Elon Musk


292. “We will never enjoy life unless we make a quality decision to do so.” – Joyce Meyer


293. “I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” -Abraham Lincoln


294. “What seems hard now will one day be your warm-up.” -Unknown


295. “Push yourself because no one else is going to do it for you.” —Unknown


296. “We must appreciate and never underestimate our own inner power.”


297. “Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.” – Mark Twain


298. “Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.” —Oprah Winfrey


299. ‘The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides a champion from someone who is not a champion.’


300. “Improvement begins with ‘I’.”


301. “Persistence, perseverance, and continuous improvement are the ingredients for forming a successful person.” ~Debasish Mridha


302. “The quality of your work, in the long run, is the deciding factor on how much your services are valued by the world.” –Orison Swett Marden


303. “Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you ‘ve got a kingdom.”


304. “You must expect things of yourself before you can do them.” – Michael Jordan


305. “There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” ~Peter Drucker


306. “Uncontrolled variation is the enemy of quality.” ― Edward Deming


307. “Recovery is a verb, not a noun. You have to be an active participant in order to continuously improve.”


308. “The struggle you feel today will be the strength you feel tomorrow.”


309. “Everything can be improved.” ~Clarence W. Barron


310. “You are one ride away from a good mood.”


311. “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” -Muhammad Ali


312. “I believe in individuality, that everybody is special, and it’s up to them to find that quality and let it live.” – Grace Jones


313. “Once you see results, it becomes an addiction”


314. “If you think of standardization as the best that you know today, but which is to be improved tomorrow; you get somewhere.” ~Henry Ford


315. “A 30-minute workout is only 2% of your day.”


316. “Excellence is not a destination; it is a continuous journey that never ends.”


317. “I’m always trying to get better. There’s always room for improvement.”


318. “An Early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day” – Henry David Thoreau


319. “Every great move forward in your life begins with a leap of faith, a step into the unknown.”


320. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”– Michael John Bobak


321. “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.”


322. What seems impossible today will one day become your warm-up.


323. “If you never give up, you’ll be successful.” – Dan O’Brien


324. “Do something today that your future self will thank you for.”


325. “You can judge the quality of their faith from the way they behave. Discipline is an index to doctrine.” ― Tertullian


326. “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.” ~Henry Ford


327. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.”


328. ¨Confidence comes from discipline and training.¨ – Robert Kiyosaki


329. “Physical fitness can neither be achieved by wishful thinking nor outright purchase.” – Joseph Pilates


330. “There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” ~ Peter F. Drucker


331. EAT CLEAN, STAY FIT, AND HAVE A BURGER TO STAY SANE.—GIGI HADID


332. “Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.” ~Steve Jobs


333. “Definition of a really good workout: when you hate doing it, but you love finishing it.” —Unknown


334. ¨Tough times don’t last. Tough people do.¨ – Robert H. Schuller


335. “When you absolutely believe in yourself and your ability to succeed, nothing will stop you.”


336. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” -Mahatma Gandhi


337. “To be successful, you have to have quantity of quality.” ― Mark Frauenfelder


338. “If something stands between you and your success, move it. Never be denied.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


339. “Nobody can judge effort. Effort is between you and you.”


340. “Quality is everyone’s responsibility.” – W. Edwards Deming


341. “Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change.”- Tom Peters


342. “The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.” —Kenneth H. Cooper, doctor and former Air Force Colonel


343. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vidal Sassoon


344. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” — Vidal SassoonEinstein


345. “Leaders are those creative team players amongst us who are persevering, strategic, and maintain a desire to be continual learners.”


346. “Work hard in silence. Let success be your noise.”


347. “Eat good. Feel good.”


348. “Practice the philosophy of continuous improvement. Get a little bit better every single day.” -Brian Tracy


349. “Costs do not exist to be calculated. Costs exist to be reduced.” ~Taiichi Ohno


350. “If you’re tired of starting over, stop giving up.”


351. “It’s actually pretty simple. Either you do it, or you don’t.”


352. “We cannot start over. But we can begin now and make a new ending.” – Zig Ziglar


353. “Simple can be harder than complex.” ~Steve Jobs.


354. ¨Don’t give up on your dreams, or your dreams will give up on you.¨ – John Wooden


355. “It's hard to beat a person who never gives up.”


356. “Everything can be improved.”- Clarence W. Barron


357. “Running allows me to set my mind free. Nothing seems impossible. Nothing unattainable.” –Kara Goucher


358. The only bad workout is the one that didn’t happen.


359. ¨Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up.¨ – Sylvester Stallone


360. “Your life only gets better when you get better.”


361. “You are one workout away from a better mood”


362. “There’s no good idea that can’t be improved on.”


363. “Push harder than yesterday if you want a different tomorrow.”


364. “There is always something more that you can learn about your industry, your business, your product or yourself.”


365. “Dead last finish is greater than did not finish, which trumps did not start.”


366. “A quality education grants us the ability to fight the war on ignorance and poverty.” – Charles B. Rangel


367. “Get ready, be prepared. So when opportunities finally show themselves, you’ll be able to own them.” – Hannah Gabriels


368. “The hard days are the best because that’s when champions are made, so if you push through, you can push through anything.” – Dana Vollmer


369. ¨Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills are gardeners.¨ —Othello, William Shakespeare


370. “Quality without results is pointless. Results without quality is boring.” – Johan Cruyff


371. “The clock is ticking. Are you becoming the person you want to be?” - Greg Plitt


372. “Put all excuses aside and remember this: You are capable.” – Zig Ziglar


373. LIFE IS SHORT. LIFT HEAVY THINGS.—UNKNOWN


374. “Improvement usually means doing something that we have never done before.”- Shigeo Shingo


375. IT'S MY WORKOUT. I CAN CRY IF I WANT TO.—UNKNOWN


376. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.”


377. “The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.” – Helmut Schmidt


378. “Greatness is the quality of time you are able to convert into the production of value.” – Sunday Adelaja


379. “Small daily improvements over time lead to stunning results.” – Robin Sharma


380. “Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.” – Henry Ford


381. “You have to think it before you can do it. The mind is what makes it all possible.” — Kai Greene


382. “Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t, just pretend that you do and at some point, you will.” – Venus Williams


383. “Purpose is the quality we choose to shape our lives around.” — Richard Leider


384. “No matter how good you get you can always get better, and that’s the exciting part.”


385. “Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.” – Jim Rohn


386. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”


387. “Your life is a reflection of your thoughts. If you change your thinking, you change your life.”


388. I don’t sweat, I sparkle!


389. “We conquer by continuing.”


390. “The quality of work we do is not just about bragging rights. It’s about stewardship.” –Brad Lomenick


391. “Create healthy habits, not restrictions.”


392. “No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire.” ― L. Frank Baum


393. “I’m always trying to get better. There’s always room for improvement.”- Cain Velasquez


394. Methods always can be improved upon.” – Walter Daiber


395. “The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”- Albert Einstein


396. “Change is the end result of all true learning.” ― Leo Buscaglia


397. ¨Living a healthy lifestyle will only deprive you of poor health, lethargy, and fat.¨ – Jill Johnson


398. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”


399. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” —Michael John Bobak, artist


400. “Success is a process that continues, not a status that you reach. If you are alive, there are lessons to be learned.”


401. “The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear.”


402. “Enduring means accepting. Accepting things as they are and not as you would wish them to be, and then looking ahead, not behind.”


403. “When we are stressed out, that affects every other part of the quality of our lives.” — Tom Meitner


404. “Exercise should be regarded as a tribute to the heart.” – Gene Tunney


405. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” — Michael John Bobak


406. ¨Most people fail, not because of lack of desire, but, because of lack of commitment.¨ – Vince Lombardi


407. “To succeed in this world, you have to change all the time. ” ~Sam Walton, founder of Walmart.


408. “Over time, quality work will lead to an audience for your work.” –Nicholas Sparks


409. “The quality of life is more important than life itself.” – Alexis Carrel


410. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Ryun


411. “Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle.“ ~Martin Luther King, Jr.


412. “The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved.” – Richard Rogers


413. “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning” Benjamin Franklin


414. “The Agile Project Management principles and framework encourage learning and adapting as an integral part of delivering value to customers.”


415. ‘Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.’


416. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth


417. “You can make a positive out of the most negative if you work at it hard enough.” ~Sam Walton


418. “We cannot become what we want to be by remaining what we are.”


419. “I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.”


420. “He who stops being better stops being good.”- Oliver Cromwell


421. “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it you will land among the stars.” -Les Brown


422. Life has its ups and downs; we call them squats.


423. “Great job. Now make it even better.” ~Dave Waters


424. ‘The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.’


425. “Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t pretend that you do and, and some point, you will.” —Venus Williams


426. “If you don’t find the time, if you don’t do the work, you don’t get the results.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


427. “When something really matters, you should never give up or give in.” – Gordon Brown


428. “Most people run a race to see who is fastest. I run a race to see who has the most guts.” -Steve Prefontaine


429. “Fitness is not about being better than someone else. It’s about being better than you used to be. – Khloe Kardashian


430. “One workout at a time. One meal at a time. One day at a time”


431. “The common question that gets asked in business is, ‘why?’ That’s a good question, but an equally valid question is, ‘why not?’” ~Jeff Bezos


432. “If you don’t think you were born to run you’re not only denying history. You’re denying who you are.” –Christopher McDougall


433. “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.” —Tommy Lasorda


434. “Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.” — William Arthur Ward


435. “Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up.” -Sylvester Stallone


436. “Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” ~ Albert Einstein


437. “Everything can be improved.


438. “An extraordinary life is all about daily, continuous improvements in the areas that matter most.” ~Robin Sharma


439. “Work hard in silence, let success be your noise”


440. “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.”- Michael Jordan


441. “I’ve failed over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan


442. SWEAT IS YOUR FAT CRYING.—UNKNOWN


443. ¨The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.¨ - Morihei Ueshiba


444. Your fitness is 100% mental! If your mind doesn’t push harder, your body goes nowhere.


445. “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” – Muhammad Ali


446. “Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing, layout, processes, and procedures.” ~Tom Peters


447. “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement and success have no meaning.” – Benjamin Franklin


448. “You don’t have to do a lot of quantity. It’s the quality that counts.” — Bruno Zheng Wu


449. “If you are not pissed off for greatness, that just means you’re okay with being mediocre.” – Ray Lewis


450. “If you don’t practice, you don’t deserve to win.” -Andre Agassi


451. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but habit.” ~Aristotle


452. “It hurts up to a point and then it doesn’t get any worse.” -Ann Trason


453. I LIKE BIG WEIGHTS AND I CANNOT LIE.—UNKNOWN


454. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan


455. ¨I train to be the best in the world on my worst day.¨ – Ronda Rousey


456. “Quality management ensures that in an organization, products or services are consistent, and business competency is cohesive.” ― Pearl Zhu


457. “Nature does constant value stream mapping — it’s called evolution.” ~ Carrie Latet


458. “Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.”


459. “Never assume you understand. Ask the questions.”


460. “Learn continually – There is always one more thing to learn.”- Steve Jobs


461. “Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.” ~Mark Twain


462. “Of course it’s hard. It’s supposed to be hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. Hard is what makes it great.”


463. “Never settle for anything less than your best.”


464. “What gets measured gets improved.” ~ Peter Drucker, considered the father of Modern Management


465. “It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.” – Philip Green


466. “The most dangerous kind of waste is the waste we do not recognize.” -Shigeo Shingo


467. ¨Getting fit is all about mind over matter. I don't mind, so it doesn't matter.¨ - Adam Hargreaves


468. “Running is alone time that lets my brain unspool the tangles that build up over days.”


469. “To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.” —Steve Prefontaine


470. “Quality is better than quantity.”― Lailah Gifty Akita


471. “Keep your squats low and your standards high.”


472. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle


473. “It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg.”- C. S. Lewis


474. “Don’t say ‘I can’t.’ Say, ‘I presently struggle with’.”


475. “In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.” - Author Unknown


476. “What seems impossible today will one day become your warm-up.”


477. “In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.”


478. “You miss one hundred percent of the shots you don't take.”


479. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” –Winston Churchill


480. “There is no substitute for hard work. Never give up. Never stop believing. Never stop fighting.” – Hope Hicks


481. “Your success is found in your daily routine.”


482. “If you run, you are a runner. It doesn’t matter how fast or how far.”


483. “If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you don’t know what you’re doing.” ~W. Edwards Deming


484. “There’s a reason good fabrics have a cost. They’re done with good quality to last.” – Zac Posen


485. I DON'T SWEAT, I SPARKLE.—UNKNOWN


486. “Quality, it seems, is a necessary, but insufficient attribute for success.” – Derek Thompson


487. FITNESS: IF IT CAME IN A BOTTLE, EVERYONE WOULD HAVE A GREAT BODY.—CHER


488. “You gotta nourish in order to flourish.”


489. “Our obsession with speed has taken over our lives and, without question, has diminished our quality of life.” — Joseph Bailey


490. “When you feel like quitting think about why you started.”


491. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” — Mark Twain


492. “When my legs hurt, I say, ‘Shut up, legs! Do what I tell you to do!’ ”


493. ¨Get comfortable with being uncomfortable!¨ – Jillian Michaels


494. “If you think lifting is dangerous, try being weak. Being weak is dangerous.”


495. “Just because the dates change, does not mean you have to change. The continuous path towards self-improvement is a timeless process.”


496. “You did not wake up today to be mediocre.”


497. “The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” ~Albert Einstein


498. “A year from now you may wish you had started today.” – Karen Lamb


499. “The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.”- John Dewey


500. “There is no exercise better for the improvement of our world than reaching down on a daily basis to lift someone up.”- Melchor Lim


501. “You shouldn’t do things differently just because they’re different. They need to be… better.”- Elon Musk


502. “You did not wake up today to be mediocre.” – Robin Arzon


503. “Only a person who has already developed life within himself will be able to extend a quality life to somebody else” ― Sunday Adelaja


504. “The real workout starts when you want to stop.” – Ronnie Coleman


505. ¨The human body is the best picture of the human soul.¨ - Ludwig Wittgenstein


506. “Some people try to make everything complicated, be the person who tries to make everything simple.” ~Dave Waters


507. ¨To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise. - Gene Tunney


508. “When you become stagnant and aren’t improving by the day, you are only moving toward your failure.”


509. “Good things come to those who sweat.“


510. “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs


511. “You can throw in the towel, or you can use it to wipe the sweat off your face.”


512. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney


513. ¨The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.¨ – Ralph Waldo Emerson


514. Lewis Quotes About Love, Life, And God


515. “Passion for knowledge, motivation for continuous learning.”


516. ¨Setting goals is the first step into turning the invisible into the visible.¨ – Tony Robbins


517. “The largest room in the world is the room for improvement.”


518. “Run often. Run long. But never outrun your joy of running.” -Julie Isphording


519. “Train insane or remain the same.”


520. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”


521. “Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change.” ~Tom Peters


522. “You don’t have to be good at it, you just have to do it.”


523. “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.”


524. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” — Walt Disney


525. “Health is not about the weight you lose, but about the life you gain.” -Dr. Josh Axe


526. “If you can make time to fix problems you can make time to plan so problems don’t occur.” ~ Dave Waters


527. “Without change, there is no innovation, creativity or incentive for improvement.” -William Pollard


528. “Unless you puke, faint, or die, keep going!” -Jillian Michaels


529. “The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.”


530. “Kaizen means ongoing improvement involving everybody, without spending much money.” ~Masaaki Imai


531. “If you do the work you get rewarded. There are no shortcuts in life.” -Michael Jordan


532. “Push yourself, because nobody else is going to do it for you.”


533. “The worker is not the problem. The problem is at the top! Management!” ~ W. Edwards Deming


534. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.” – Muhammad Ali


535. ¨Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.¨ – Susan Gale


536. “Don’t dream of winning. Train for it!”


537. “Respect the masterpiece. It is true reverence to man. There is no quality so great, none so much needed now.” — Frank Lloyd Wright


538. “There are two types of pain in this world: pain that hurts you, and pain that changes you.”


539. “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.”


540. “In a true zero-defects approach, there are no unimportant items.” ~Phil Crosby


541. “When I feel tired, I just think about how great I will feel once I finally reach my goal.” – Michael Phelps


542. “Buy less. Choose well. Make it last. Quality, not quantity. Everybody’s buying far too many clothes.” – Vivienne Westwood


543. “Success isn’t given, it’s earned. On the track, on the field, or in the gym. With blood, sweat, and the occasional tear.”


544. “I may not be there yet, but I’m closer than I was yesterday.” —José N. Harris, author


545. “Most people fail, not because of lack of desire, but, because of lack of commitment.” –Vince Lombardi


546. “We conquer by continuing.” -George Matheson


547. ¨Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.¨—Joseph Addison, essayist and politician


548. “I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.” – Winston Churchill


549. “Don’t be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed.” – LeBron James


550. “One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out.” ~Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO


551. “Watch the little things; a small leak will sink a great ship.”- Benjamin Franklin


552. “Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.” – Arnold Palmer


553. “Don’t say it can not be done, rather say,


554. ¨Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.¨ - Edward Stanley


555. “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right.” - Henry Ford


556. “Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.” ~ Mark Twain


557. “Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.”


558. “Excellence is not a destination, it is a continuous journey that never ends.”- Brian Tracy


559. “Everything depends on the quality of the experience which is had.” ― John Dewey


560. “There’s no limit to the possible expansion of each one of us.”


561. You have a choice. You can either throw in the towel or use it to wipe the sweat off your face.


562. “The secret of our success is that we never, never give up.” – Wilma Mankiller


563. ¨Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.¨ – Samuel Johnson


564. “The road to success runs uphill.” -Willie Davis


565. “If you define the problem correctly, you almost have the solution.” ~ Steve Jobs


566. “Quality of work is directly related to the quality of a person’s character.” –Orrin Woodward


567. “The quality of assessors is critical to the quality of the assessment result.”― Pearl Zhu


568. “A champion is simply someone who didn’t give up when they wanted to.” – Tom Landry


569. ¨The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do.¨ – Swati Sharma


570. “When you have a clear vision of your goal, it’s easier to take the first step toward it.”


571. “Learn continually. There is always one more thing to learn.”


572. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.”- Walt Disney


573. “Running Long distance is 10% Training Plans and 90% Showing Up”


574. “Sore. The most satisfying pain.”


575. “We love the quality in a person, who can see themselves clearly and isn’t ashamed of who they are.” ― Jon Turteltaub


576. “The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.” – Kenneth H. Cooper


577. ‘The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.’


578. “Passion for knowledge, motivation for continuous learning.”- Lailah Gifty Akita


579. “The clock is ticking. Are you becoming the person you want to be?” — Greg Plitt


580. “Keep listening to your body. It will tell you when something is not okay.” – Emily Infeld


581. In training, you listen to your body. In competition, you tell your body to shut up.” - Rich Froning Jr.


582. “You shall gain, but you shall pay with sweat, blood, and vomit.” - Pavel Tsatsouline


583. “In terms of changes, the spiritual mentors teach me that I must not forget those relating primarily to improve myself.”


584. “Everything can be improved.” ~ Clarence W. Barron


585. “Learning is not compulsory; it’s voluntary. Improvement is not compulsory; it’s voluntary. But to survive, we must learn.”- W. Edwards Deming


586. “There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” ~Peter F. Drucker


587. “It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.” ~W. Edwards Deming


588. “Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.” – Oprah Winfrey


589. ¨Most people fail, not because of lack of desire, but, because of lack of commitment.¨ —Vince Lombardi, football coach


590. “Time is your most precious resource; make every minute count.”


591. “Practice the philosophy of continuous improvement. Get a little bit better every single day.”


592. “You can’t expect to feel like a million bucks if you eat from the dollar menu.”


593. “An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.”


594. “This can be the beginning of anything you want”


595. “Your health account, your bank account, they’re the same thing. The more you put in, the more you can take out.”


596. “Once you are exercising regularly, the hardest thing is to stop it.” – Erin Gray


597. “If you ain’t pissed off for greatness, that just means you’re okay with being mediocre.”


598. “Take the best out of everything and adapt it to your needs.” ~Sam Walton, founder of Walmart


599. “Take care of your body, it’s the only place you have to live” – Jim Rohn


600. “Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.”