We begin to see, therefore, the importance of selecting our environment with the greatest of care, because environment is the mental feeding ground out of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted.
— Napoleon Hill

Excellence is best described as doing the right things right -- selecting the most important things to be done and then accomplishing them 100% correctly.
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We need somebody who's got the heart, the empathy, to recognize what it's like to be a young teenage mom, the empathy to understand what it's like to be poor or African-American or gay or disabled or old - and that's the criterion by which I'll be selecting my judges.
— Barack Obama

Selecting the right person for the right job is the largest part of coaching.
— Phil Crosby

The man of science, like the man of letters, is too apt to view mankind only in the abstract, selecting in his consideration only a single side of our complex and many-sided being.
— James G. Frazer