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A Quote by Price Pritchett, Ph.D. on justice, people, and simplicity

When you can make it this simple, though, just do the right thing. Even if you could get away with less. Even when other people are doing the wrong thing. Even though the wrong thing seems like no big deal.

Price Pritchett

Source: The Ethics of Excellence

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A Quote by Price Pritchett, Ph.D. on compromise, ethics, and trust

How can we be trusted with big things if we're not trustworthy with things that are small? Don't allow your finer instincts to become a casualty of the little everyday crimes of ethical compromise.

Price Pritchett

Source: The Ethics of Excellence

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A Quote by Price Pritchett, Ph.D. on pain and pleasure

If you're unwilling to defer pleasure or endure some "pain" for now, are you likely to end up later deep in the hole?

Price Pritchett

Source: The Ethics of Excellence

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A Quote by Price Pritchett, Ph.D.

As tough as it sometimes looks on the front end, it's easier to do right than undo wrong.

Price Pritchett

Source: The Ethics of Excellence

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A Quote by Price Pritchett, Ph.D. on courage and people

When you see people with "the right stuff," those who choose the right over the wrong or the "iffy," let them know you're proud of them. Encourage the courageous, so they'll have the will to carry on.

Price Pritchett

Source: The Ethics of Excellence

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A Quote by Price Pritchett, Ph.D. on ethics and funny

Ethical dilemmas have a way of sneaking up on a person. If something smells funny, stay away from it. Or help get rid of it.

Price Pritchett

Source: The Ethics of Excellence

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A Quote by Price Pritchett, Ph.D. on action, belief, ethics, and excellence

The ethics of excellence are grounded in action - what you actually do, rather than what you say you believe. Talk, as the saying goes, is cheap.

Price Pritchett

Source: The Ethics of Excellence

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A Quote by Price Pritchett, Ph.D. on good, justice, play, and struggle

We can't win the struggle for high standards if we just talk a good game . . . we've got to play a good game.

Price Pritchett

Source: The Ethics of Excellence

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A Quote by Price Pritchett, Ph.D. on ethics, excellence, and individuality

Notice that "I" is at the center of the word "ethical." There is no "they." Achieving the ethics of excellence is our individual assignment.

Price Pritchett

Source: The Ethics of Excellence

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A Quote by Price Pritchett, Ph.D. on ethics, exercise, individuality, and responsibility

You have to get beyond blaming others . . . give up your excuses . . . stand responsible for what you do . . . ultimately, ethics ends up an individual exercise.

Price Pritchett

Source: The Ethics of Excellence

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