77 Quality Quotes

  • Quality begins on the inside then works its way out. – Bob Moawad

 

  • To be successful, you have to have quantity of quality. – Mark Frauenfelder

 

  • Total quality management is a journey, not a destination. – Berry

 

  • The best is the cheapest. – Benjamin Franklin

 

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

 

  • By the work one knows the workmen. – C. W. Barron

 

  • Quality is the degree of excellence at an acceptable price. – Robert A. Broh

 

  • It’s always easier to make quality product rather than explaining why product is without quality. – Unknown

 

  • Quality is not an act, it is a habit. – Aristotle

Quality quotes

  • The quality of expectations determines the quality of our action. – Andre Godin

 

  • When you’re out of quality you’re out of business. – Unknown

 

  • Quality is generally transparent when present, but easily recognized in its absence. – Alan Gillies

 

  • If a thing is worth doing, it’s worth doing well. – Chinese Proverb

 

  • Quality means doing it right when no one is looking. – Henry Ford

 

  • Where quality is the thing sought after, the thing of supreme quality is cheap, whatever the price one has to pay for it. – William James

 

  • The quality of life is more important than life itself. – Alexis Carrel

 

  • Quality is the best business plan. – John Lasseter

 

  • Give them quality. That’s the best kind of advertising. – Milton Hersey

 

  • The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. – Vince Lombardi

 

  • Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change. – Tom Peters

 

  • Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior. – Juvenal

 

  • Quality questions create a quality life. Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers. – Anthony Robbins

 

  • People forget how fast you did a job but they remember how well you did it. – Howard Newton

 

  • Quality isn’t something that can be argued into an article or promised into it. It must be put there. If it isn’t put there, the finest sales talk in the world won’t act as a substitute. – C. G. Campbell

 

  • It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity. – Mahatma Gandhi

 

  • Make the workmanship surpass the materials. – Ovid

 

  • Quality is a direct experience independent of and prior to intellectual abstractions. – Robert M. Pirsig

 

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

 

  • Quality is decided by the depth at which the work incorporates the alternatives within itself, and so master them. – Theodor Adorno

 

  • If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. – Abraham Maslow

 

  • Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company. – George Washington

 

  • Quality is free. It’s not a gift, but it’s free. The ‘unquality’ things are what cost money. – Philip B. Crosby

 

  • Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten. – Gucci Family Slogan

 

  • If you took the time to really look at yourself deep down, would you find the qualities needed to live out your boldest dreams, the ones so big that you’ve never shared them with anybody?. – John C. Maxwell

 

  • Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other, a matter of time. – Marabel Morgan

 

  • The quality, not the longevity, of one’s life is what is important. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

  • When I want any, good head work done; I always choose a man, if possible with a long nose. – Napoleon Bonaparte

 

  • Quality is a proud and soaring thing. – Jessica Julian

 

  • Quality is such an attractive banner that sometimes we think we can get away with just waving it, without doing the hard work necessary to achieve it. – Philip B. Crosby

 

  • 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. – J. R. D. Tata

 

  • One of the rarest things that a man ever does, is to do the best he can. – Josh Billings

 

  • Quality is not what happens when what you do matches your intentions. It is what happens when what you do matches your customers’ expectations. – Guaspari

 

  • It is quality, rather than quantity, that matters. – Seneca The Younger

 

  • Quality in a classical Greek sense is how to live with grace and intelligence, with bravery and mercy. – Theodore White

 

  • Work was like a stick. It had two ends. When you worked for the knowing you gave them quality; when you worked for a fool you simply gave him eyewash. – Alexander Solzhenitsyn

 

  • The quality of an organization can never exceed the quality of the minds that make it up. – Unknown

 

  • Have a bias toward action – let’s see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away. – Indira Gandhi

 

  • Quality is the result of a carefully constructed cultural environment. It has to be the fabric of the organization, not part of the fabric. – Philip Crosby

 

  • Even though quality cannot be defined, you know what quality is. – Unknown

 

  • Quality is what the buyer says it is. – Armand V. Feigenbaum

 

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

 

  • Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives. – William A. Foster

 

  • Quality is a sense of appreciation that something is better than something else. – John Stewart

 

  • If you want a quality, act as if you already had it. – William James

 

  • A cardinal principle of Total Quality escapes too many managers: you cannot continuously improve interdependent systems and processes until you progressively perfect interdependent, interpersonal relationships. – Stephen Covey

 

  • Quality, quality, quality: never waver from it, even when you don’t see how you can afford to keep it up. When you compromise, you become a commodity and then you die. – Gary Hirshberg

 

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

 

  • Observing many companies in action. I am unable to point to a single instance in which stunning results were gotten without the active and personal leadership of the upper managers. – Joseph M. Juran

 

  • That what we persist in doing becomes easier – not that the nature of the task has changed, but our ability to do it has increased. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

  • Quality in a product or service is not what the supplier puts in. It is what the customer gets out and is willing to pay for. A product is not quality because it is hard to make and costs a lot of money, as manufacturers typically believe. This is incompetence. Customers pay only for what is of use to them and gives them value. Nothing else constitutes quality. – Peter F. Drucker

 

  • Eventually everything connects – people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se. – Charles Eames

 

  • Things of quality have no fear of time. – Unknown

 

  • Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires standardization of man, and this standardization is called equality. – Erich Fromm

 

  • Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

  • Quality has to be caused, not controlled. – Philip Crosby

 

  • Knowledge comes by taking things apart: analysis. But wisdom comes by putting things together. – John A. Morrison

 

  • Intelligence, knowledge, or experience are important and might get you a job, but strong communication skills are what will get you promoted. – Mireille Guiliano

 

  • Quality: the standard of something as measured against other things of a similar kind; the degree of excellence of something. – Unknown

 

  • Most people buy the highest quality television sets, only to watch the lowest quality television shows. – Jarod Kintz

 

  • Uncontrolled variation is the enemy of quality. – Edward Deming

 

  • Without changing our patterns of thought, we will not be able to solve the problems that we created with our current patterns of thought. – Albert Einstein

 

  • The bitterness of poor quality remains long after low pricing is forgotten! – Leon M. Cautillo

 

  • If you believe in unlimited quality and act in all your business dealings with total integrity, the rest will take care of itself. – Frank Perdue

 

  • Always do things right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest. – Mark Twain

 

  • If you want work well done, select a busy man; the other kind has no time. – Elbert Hubbard

 

  • In the race for quality, there is no finish line. – David T. Kearns