Sermon Illustrations

Sermon Illustrations > Excellence > Greatness Vs. Excellence
Greatness Vs. Excellence

The Pursuit of Excellence, Ted W. Engstrom, 1982, Zondervan Corporation, Page 24.

In his fine book, Excellence, John Gardner says, "Some people have greatness thrust upon them. Very few have excellence thrust upon them .They achieve it. They do not achieve it unwittingly by &ls;doing what comes naturally' and they don't stumble into it in the course of amusing themselves.

All excellence involves discipline and tenacity of purpose."