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Academic Performance Quotes


"Self-discipline has a bigger effect on academic performance than does intellectual talent." - Charles Duhigg

"An arts education helps build academic skills and increase academic performance, while also providing alternative opportunities to reward the skills of children who learn differently." - Gavin Newsom

"Passion + production = performance." - Robin S. Sharma

"Teaching is performance art." - Kate Clinton

"Better moods = better performance." - James William Benson

"To overcome the academic prose you have first to overcome the academic pose," - C Wright Mills

"The best kind of performance review is no performance review" - Aubrey Daniels

"I am closing my performance." - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"Music is about the performance." - Vanessa Mae

"It is much more difficult to measure non-performance than performance. Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Non-performance can almost always be explained away." - Harold S Geneen

"It is much more difficult to measure non-performance than performance. Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Non-performance can almost always be explained away" - Harold Geneen

"Preferences are bad solutions to performance problems." - Havoc Pennington

"performance is an act of faith." - Marya Mannes

"Perfect preparation prevents piss-poor performance." - Woody Hayes

"There are no prizes for average performance." - Brian Tracy

"You puked on me with your performance." - Kuba Wojewodzki

"Computers double their performance every month." - Stephen Hawking

"Good acting is consistency of performance." - Jim Dale

"We all have levels of performance." - Angela Lansbury

"Peak performance is meditation in motion." - Greg Louganis

"I never considered myself a performance artist." - Agnes Denes

"13.5 Mrs. Wolfe asks whether Mr. Iqbal expects her Susan to undertake compulsory headstands. 13.6 Mr. Iqbal infers that, considering Susan's academic performance and weight problems, a headstand regime might be desirable." - Zadie Smith

"It's been a horrifying academic secret for decades that the children who walk away with the highest formal honors, the valedictorians and National Merit Scholars, have a horrendous performance record in later life." - John Taylor Gatto

"To the extent that tenure supports academic freedom, I support tenure. I want no person or system to have any power, real or apparent, to chill academic freedom." - James E. Rogers, Jr.

"The most basic problem is that performance appraisals often don't accurately assess performance." - W Edwards Deming

"Whistling together. Some kind of performance. I mean, not just a conversation, but a performance." - Kim Stanley

"If you do performance and music, it's not performance as music." - Marina Abramovic

"I have many enemies and they all think I'm being highfalutin calling it performance, but the word "reading" has a connotation of something academic with the lights on and you're going to get a lecture. I'm looking to blow my audiences away by giving a fine, dramatic performance and reminding them of why they love stories." - T.C. Boyle

"Numerous are the academic professors, but rare are wise and noble teachers." - Albert Einstein

"Academic theology is false." - Alexander Schmemann

"A literary academic can no more pass a bookstore than an alcoholic can pass a bar." - Carolyn Heilbrun

"To me travel is triple delight: anticipation, performance, and recollection." - Ilka Chase

"It's not a performance to impress the Puritans" - Martin Tyler

"The White House is now essentially a TV performance." - Edmund Snow Carpenter

"An ounce of image is worth a pound of performance" - David Lee Roth

"Dance is like wine; it matures with every performance." - Alarmel Valli

"MAMMOOTTY has presented an outstanding performance in film'New Delhi'" - Satyajit Ray

"Simplicity, without which no human performance can arrive at perfection." - Jonathan Swift

"Little Boy's performance is authentic, natural, moving & inspiring." - Eva Longoria

"Greatness is in the preparation, not in the performance." - Jack Hyles

"It's true, spectacular preparation always precedes spectacular performance." - Zig Ziglar

"Winners believe in their worth in advance of their performance." - Denis Waitley

"A performance is a conversation between you and an audience." - Livingston Taylor

"Critique the performance, and respect the hard work put in." - Shawn Johnson

"[Drink] provokes the desire, but it takes away the performance." - William Shakespeare

"Respect, recognition, and reward flow out of performance." - N. R. Narayana Murthy

"Stand-up is probably the most solo performance in art." - Louis C K

"it provokes the desire, but it takes away the performance" - William Shakespeare

"A multithreaded file system is only a performance hack." - Andrew S. Tanenbaum

"...writing is not a performance but a generosity." - Brenda Ueland

"An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises." - Mae West

"An emotional performance is usually more instinctive to an actor." - Alan Bates

"The real secret of magic lies in the performance." - David Copperfield

"An announcer is only as good as yesterday's performance." - Curt Gowdy

"You just have to take control of your own performance." - Damian Lewis

"It is much more difficult to measure nonperformance than performance." - Harold Geneen

"In theater, blood is ketchup; in performance, everything's real." - Marina Abramovic

"A powerful performance will transform everyone in the room." - Marina Abramovic

"I'm a performance artist first; I'm a recording artist second." - Erykah Badu

"My first ever stage performance was in Edinburgh in 1960." - Davy Jones

"Good performance is about the capacity to focus and concentrate." - Betty Buckley

"I am certainly suffering from a modicum of performance anxiety." - George Murray

"My struggle isn't believing my performance can earn God's favor; my struggle is believing my performance can keep God's favor" - Tullian Tchividjian

"The negative is comparable to the composer's score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways." - Ansel Adams

"Written poetry is different. Best thing is to see it in performance first, then read it. Performance is more provocative." - Adrian Mitchell

"The imagination of the genius vastly surpasses his intellect; the intellect of the academic vastly surpasses his imagination" - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"What is today a matter of academic speculation begins tomorrow to move armies and pull down empires." - John Gresham Machen

"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." - Drew Barrymore

"Education in our family was not merely emphasized, it was our raison d'etre ... In this family of accomplished scholars, I was to become the academic black sheep. I performed adequately at high school, but in comparison to my older brother, who set the record for the highest cumulative average for our high school, my performance was decidedly mediocre." - Steven Chu

"A balanced diet and physical activity are vital to academic performance. A healthy diet has a direct link to increased cognitive function and memory skills, decreased absenteeism from school, and improved mood. These advantages can help students stay focused and complete their coursework." - Matt Cartwright

"The way you see your future determines your thinking today. You're thinking today determines your performance today. Your performance in the today of your life determines your future." - Zig Ziglar

"It is easier to raise the performance of one leader than it is to raise the performance of a whole mass." - Peter Drucker

"A bad performance haunts the artist like a nightmare for days and days, and the memory of it is erased only by a good performance." - Gerald Moore

"(The discovery of penicillin) was a triumph of accident, a fortunate occurrence which happened while I was working on a purely academic bacteriological problem." - Alexander Fleming

"Innovation is a twofold threat to academic mediocrities: it endangers their oracular authority, and it evokes the deeper fear that their whole, laboriously constructed intellectual edifice might collapse." - Arthur Koestler

"In my spiritual and academic journeys, I have learned that it is imperative for Christians to pursue truth at all costs." - Daniel B. Wallace

"Programming is legitimate and necessary academic endeavour." - Donald Knuth

"I like the way Microsoft participates in other-than-mainstream activities, such as academic research, charities, scholarships and connecting the disconnected by providing technology support to underserved people." - Arfa Karim

"The Columbia faculty was not, of course, composed wholly of young skeptics and esthetes. By any count of academic noses, they were a small minority." - Whittaker Chambers

"I have no academic qualifications whatsoever." - David Irving

"Academic success depends on research and publications." - Philip Zimbardo

"I'm an academic. It's publish or perish." - Daniel J Bernstein

"War is not an academic exercise." - Scott Ritter

"I'm a commercial person, not an academic." - Alan Sugar

"I'm instinctively cautious because I'm an academic." - James Heckman

"I support high academic standards. Period." - Jeb Bush

"Merit should count more than academic background." - Lee Myungbak

"Conflict is what creates drama. The more conflict actors find, the more interesting the performance." - Michael Shurtleff

"There is no strong performance without a little fanaticism in the performer." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The last thing that man will understand in nature is the performance of his brain." - John Eccles

"Strive for excellence in few things, rather than good performance in many." - Richard Koch

"Your self-image controls your performance; see yourself as confident and in complete control" - Brian Tracy

"One has to set high standards... I can never be happy with mediocre performance." - Patrice Motsepe

"Whenever I have a bad performance, I look at it as a learning experience." - Johnny Damon

"Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Nonperformance can always be explained away." - Harold Geneen

"Promises may get friends, but it is performance that must nurse and keep them." - Owen Feltham

"PR is performance recognition" - Douglas Smith

"Leaders set high standards. Refuse to tolerate mediocrity or poor performance." - Brian Tracy

"It is impossible to produce superior performance unless you do something very different." - John Templeton

"Life is a play.It's not its length,but its performance that counts." - Seneca the Younger

"High expectations and belief in people leads to high performance so very often belief creates fact." - Paul Hersey

"How you measure the performance of your managers directly affects the way they act." - John Dearden

"When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellency becomes a reality." - Joe Paterno

"The person who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"Giants in Their promises, but those obtained, weak pigmies In their performance." - Philip Massinger

"His promises were, as he then was, mighty; But his performance, as he is now, nothing." - William Shakespeare

"... the worst possible heritage to leave with children: high spiritual pretensions and low performance." - D A Carson

"The audience, the place youre in, has everything to do with how your performance goes." - Kevin Spacey

"We do what we can, and then make a theory to prove our performance the best." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Life is rather like acting lessons while you are on stage giving a public performance!" - Sir David Baird, 1st Baronet

"Coaching done well may be the most effective intervention designed for human performance." - Atul Gawande

"The only way to maximize potential for performance is to be calm in the mind." - Brian Sipe

"All promise outruns performance." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Disease is the abnormal performance of certain functions; the abnormal activity has its causes." - Daniel D Palmer

"Best performance of the year: Aston Villa v. Milan, September 1994" - Alec Guinness

"Our definition of a weakness is anything that gets in the way of excellent performance." - Donald O. Clifton

"The best performance improvement is the transition from the nonworking state to the working state." - John Ousterhout

"You don't give someone notes on their performance at a soup kitchen." - Dan Harmon

"[On Katharine Hepburn's stage performance:] She ran the whole gamut of emotions, from A to B." - Dorothy Parker

"Does the real thing ever have the perfection of a stage performance?" - Agatha Christie

"no work of art is ever finished, nothing is ever static, no performance is for keeps." - Uta Hagen

"I'm not in competition with anybody but myself. My goal is to beat my last performance." - Celine Dion

"Wealth is not determined by investment performance, but by investor behavior." - Nick Murray

"I can't let in the light.It will destroy my performance like light destroys film" - James Dean

"Debra Winger doesn't let anything interfere with her performance, which is the way it should be" - Tom Berenger

"Just because some people are fueled by drama doesn't mean you have to attend the performance." - Cheryl Richardson

"People are inherently good. Our souls are magnificent and capable of extraordinary performance." - Glenn Beck

"Tomorrow never really comes, so todays performance is what really counts." - Bill Sharman

"A divinely expressed performance in any genre sets me completely on fire." - Idara Victor

"A mouse and a keyboard is not a good performance instrument." - Pauline Oliveros

"[The Surf Lodge performance] is sort of like an annual thing." - Donavon Frankenreiter

"Typically, the performance has a story - a beginning, the crescendo and the end." - Marina Abramovic

"The minute you feel you have given a faultless performance is the time to get out." - Charlton Heston

"Bridal is very much a performance - it is the one grand event in every woman's life." - Austin Scarlett

"One has attained to mastery when one neither goes wrong nor hesitates in the performance." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"So far, this is disco. - Live performance of Everything in Its Right Place" - Thom Yorke

"He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"Asanas attune the body to meditation, just as a guitar is tuned before a performance." - Anonymous

"The best performance improvement is the transition from the nonworking state to the working state." - J. Osterhout

"Promises may fit the friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies." - Benjamin Franklin

"Criticism shouldn't be a performance that upstages the work it's talking about." - Darryl Pinckney

"The miracle of the Atonement can make up for imperfections in our performance." - Gary E. Stevenson

"You mustn't judge a politician by talk. You have to judge them by performance." - Milton Friedman

"That sort of reputation which precedes performance [is] often the larger part of a man's fame." - George Eliot

"Is it not strange that desire should so many years outlive performance?" - William Shakespeare

"The negative is the equivalent of the composer's score, and the print the performance." - Ansel Adams

"The first dance performance I saw was Joffrey Ballet doing 'Billboards' to Prince." - Kyle Abraham

"A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge." - Peter Drucker

"There is always tension in women's gymnastics between athleticism, grace, performance, and eros." - Meghan Orourke

"The life of every man is an endlessly repeated performance of the life of man." - Edwin Muir



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