We create a standard for how we want to do things and everybody's got to buy into that standard or you really can't have any team chemistry. Mediocre people don't like high-achievers and high-achievers don't like mediocre people.— Nick Saban
Astounding Standardization quotations
Remember that you will never reach a higher standard than you yourself set.
Then set your mark high, and step by step, even though it be by painful effort, by self-denial and sacrifice, ascend the whole length of the ladder of progress.
A woman is free if she lives by her own standards and creates her own destiny, if she prizes her individuality and puts no boundaries on her hopes for tomorrow.
You can truly grieve for every officer who's been lost in the line of duty in this country, and still be troubled by cases of police overreach.
That's the standard technique of privatization: defund, make sure things don't work, people get angry, you hand it over to private capital.
No responsibility of government is more fundamental than the responsibility of maintaining the highest standard of ethical behavior for those who conduct the public business.
You must make women count as much as men;
you must have an equal standard of morals; and the only way to enforce that is through giving women political power so that you can get that equal moral standard registered in the laws of the country. It is the only way.
Standards should not be forced down from above but rather set by the production workers themselves.
The oil is a gift bestowed by God on the Arab nation, to use after centuries of poverty, backwardness and servitude - in raising its living standards, developing its economic, social and cultural conditions, and building up its own power to meet the challenges and conspiracies besetting it.
Holy Scripture is the highest authority for every believer, the standard of faith and the foundation for reform.
The culture precedes positive results.
It doesn't get tacked on as an afterthought on your way to the victory stand. Champions behave like champions before they're champions: they have a winning standard of performance before they are winners.
Rockefeller and his associates did not build the Standard Oil Co.
in the board rooms of Wall Street banks. They fought their way to control by rebate and drawback, bribe and blackmail, espionage and price cutting, by ruthless efficiency of organization.
Productivity and efficiency can be achieved only step by step with sustained hard work, relentless attention to details and insistence on the highest standards of quality and performance.
Believe the best about people. Pray for their short comings. You are not the standard. We all need grace.
Who taught me that animals were put on this Earth for food? Who taught me to disrespect animals and view them as mere commodities? Who stole my compassion, my empathy and my conscience? Who lied to me? Who instilled this vicious mindset of human-to-animal exploitation as standard operating procedure?
Don't let anyone tell you that standardized tests are not accurate measures.
The truth of the matter is they offer a remarkably precise method for gauging the size of the houses near the school where the test was administered.
It is now highly feasible to take care of everybody on Earth at a 'higher standard of living than any have ever known.' It no longer has to be you or me. Selfishness is unnecessary and henceforth unrationalizable as mandated by survival.
Look on education as something between the child's soul and God.
Modern Education tends to look on it as something between the child's brain and the standardized test.
Without a standard there is no logical basis for making a decision or taking action.
Equality is the heart and essence of democracy, freedom, and justice, equality of opportunity in industry, in labor unions, schools and colleges, government, politics, and before the law. There must be no dual standards of justice, no dual rights, privileges, duties, or responsibilities of citizenship. No dual forms of freedom.
I have commanded that my [titulary] abide like the mountains;
when the sun shines its rays are bright upon the titulary of my majesty; my Horus is high upon the standard ... forever.
The word of God is our only standard, and the Holy Spirit our only teacher.
As Christians, I challenge you. Have a great aim - have a high standard - make Jesus your ideal...make Him an ideal not merely to be admired but also to be followed.
Self esteem comes from achievements. Not from lax standards and false praise.
Black eyeliner. It’s standard. It’s all you need. It just makes the world a better place.
The Americans are the living refutation of the Cartesian axiom, "I think, therefore I am": Americans do not think, yet they are. The American 'mind,' puerile and primitive, lacks characteristic form and is therefore open to every kind of standardization.
I refuse to accept other people's ideas of happiness for me.
As if there's a 'one size fits all' standard for happiness.
Cleanliness is the Hallmark of perfect standards and the best quality inspector is the conscience
we were raising our standard of living at the expense of our standard of character.
I decided to write the book to open the eyes of the people of how corrupt John D. Rockefeller company was and the unfair ways he used to be successful. I wanted the people to know the truth about the Standard Oil Company.
We imagine a school in which students and teachers excitedly and joyfully stretch themselves to their limits in pursuit of projects built on their own visions … not one that that merely succeeds in making apathetic students satisfy minimal standards.
There is not one standard definition of beauty or one perfect size.
People often say, with pride, 'I'm not interested in politics.
' They might as well say, 'I'm not interested in my standard of living, my health, my job, my rights, my freedoms, my future or any future.' ... If we mean to keep any control over our world and lives, we must be interested in politics.
I am very attracted by bad taste-it is a lot more exciting than that supposed good taste which is nothing more than a standardized way of looking at things.
I don't have expectations with people, but I have very high standards for myself. The only time I get disappointed in life is when I disappoint myself.