quote by Woody Hayes

Perfect preparation prevents piss-poor performance.

— Woody Hayes

Romantic Poor Performance quotations

These data suggest very strongly that participating in the playing of violent video games by children and youth increase aggressive thought and behavior; increase antisocial behavior and delinquency; engender poor school performance; desensitize the game player to violence.


Poor performance quote Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity than a rich man who is crooked i
Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity than a rich man who is crooked in his ways.

Proper preparation prevents poor performance.

Poor performance quote Some people are so poor, all they have is money.Source    …
Some people are so poor, all they have is money.Source …
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Failing to remember is the primary reason for most performers' poor practising habits.

Risk is a function of how poorly a strategy will perform if the 'wrong' scenario occurs.

I've been in a poor physical shape many times in my career and I've had some of my best results. My best performances happened because my mind was in the right place. The mind is definitely stronger than the body.


Poor performance quote A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
A problem is a chance for you to do your best.

In the minds of great managers, consistent poor performance is not primarily a matter of weakness, stupidity, disobedience, or disrespect. It is a matter of miscasting.

A wise man should not divulge the formula of a medicine which he has well prepared; an act of charity which he has performed; domestic conflicts; private affairs with his wife; poorly prepared food he may have been offered; or slang he may have heard.

Leaders set high standards. Refuse to tolerate mediocrity or poor performance.

Poor performance quote Do not judge by appearances; A rich heart may be under a poor coat.
Do not judge by appearances; A rich heart may be under a poor coat.

In business, poor performance leads to bankruptcy or, at a minimum, a restructuring of the company. In American education, failure entitles the bankrupt system to even more taxpayer dollars.

The fact is that I'm interested in getting on with my job of holding the Government to account and I think that the Government should get on with the job of effectively running the country and not making excuses for poor performance, not lowering expectations. Their job is to deliver on their election commitments.


Gambling promises the poor what property performs for the rich, something for nothing.

Poor performance quote Some people are so poor, all they have is money
Some people are so poor, all they have is money
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To pay out millions upon millions of dollars in bonuses for incomplete work, poor performance, and unacceptable products is the height of government waste and mismanagement.

Effective teamwork will not take the place of knowing how to do the job or how to manage the work. Poor teamwork, however, can prevent effective final performance. And it can also prevent team members from gaining satisfaction in being a member of a team and the organization.

I think we can rule out 'mixed brain dominance' as a cause of your poor performance at school, Charlie Brown" "Have you ruled out stupidity?" "Peanuts", Charles M

Poor performance quote Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance.
Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance.

There are few performers who would have had the audacity to even bring up the fact that they had been poorly reviewed.


The poor despise labor when performed by slaves.

Remember your six P's - Perfect Practice Prevents Piss Poor Performance.

Poor performance quote To perform your best, you need to know who you are and why you think and feel th
To perform your best, you need to know who you are and why you think and feel the way you do.

As a leader, parent, or friend - don't let someone's poor attitude and poor performance hinder your commitment to holding them to higher standards. You don't need to make the person 'wrong' for the way they're behaving, simply point out that the behavior is ineffective.

When we outlaw child pornography, the prices paid for child performers rise, increasing the incentives for parents to use children against their will.

Proper prior planning prevents pitiful poor performance.


Poor performance quote The tiger and the lion may be more powerful, but the wolf does not perform in th
The tiger and the lion may be more powerful, but the wolf does not perform in the circus.

School feeding not only fills stomachs, but has a proven track record of boosting enrollment, attendance and academic performance. For just pennies a day per child, this program changes lives - and ultimately can impact the futures of poor countries around the world in a profound way.

It's not like we have not had close games.

We've just been able to win them, and as a result, the reality sometimes doesn't set in that you're weak in certain areas or you're not doing certain things well. ... When you win, sometimes it overshadows a poor performance.

The seven Ps: Proper Planning and Preparation Prevent Piss-Poor Performance

Poor performance quote Rich people have big libraries, poor people have big TV's.
Rich people have big libraries, poor people have big TV's.

Our little pebble of poor performance helps to start, or to sustain, an avalanche.

Men whose only concern is other people's opinion of them are like actors who put on a poor performance to win the applause of people of poor taste; some of them would be capable of good acting in front of a good audience. A decent man plays his part to the best of his ability, regardless of the taste of the gallery.


O world, world! thus is the poor agent despised.

O traitors and bawds, how earnestly are you set a-work, and how ill requited! Why should our endeavor be so loved, and the performance so loathed?

Poor performance quote No one has ever become poor by giving.
No one has ever become poor by giving.

If any man has drunk a little too deeply from the cup of physical pleasure;

if he has spent too much time at his desk that should have been spent asleep; if his fine spirits have become temporarily dulled; if he finds the air too damp, the minutes too slow, and the atmosphere too heavy to withstand; if he is obsessed by a fixed idea which bars him from any freedom of thought: if he is any of these poor creatures, we say, let him be given a good pint of amber-flavored chocolate... and marvels will be performed.

I think it's unethical to take money for poor quality performance.

All things are sold: the very light of heaven is venal;

earth's unsparing gifts of love, the smallest and most despicable things that lurk in the abysses of the deep, all objects of our life, even life itself, and the poor pittance which the laws allow of liberty, the fellowship of man, those duties which his heart of human love should urge him to perform instinctively, are bought and sold as in a public mart of not disguising selfishness, that sets on each its price, the stamp-mark of her reign.

Poor performance quote Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.

And taking more money out of the private economy and having the government perform as it has poorly done with the stimulus I don't think is the right way to go.


There are few surer ways to become disliked by men than to perform well where they have performed poorly.

When you win, sometimes it overshadows a poor performance.

To this day, to this very day, except for television, I've never had a writer.

Anything I've ever done on the stage, happened on the stage and I developed it from there. It started doing impressions and jokes - which I did very poorly. To this day I can't tell a joke. That sounds nuts, but it's true. I exaggerate it and it becomes a joke. Everything I've ever done I've done out on the stage and it became a performance over many many years.

I learned that the American people are pretty great people.

And they are just poorly served by their leadership, and Washington's very much out of touch with the struggles of ordinary Americans. My hope is that we'll have a Democratic Administration, and then we'll hold their feet to the fire so they start performing for people who put them there.