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43 Mediocrity Quotes

Mediocrity requires aloofness to preserve its dignity.

Charles G. Dawes Quotes

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Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go much further than people with vastly superior talent.

Sorphia Loren Quotes

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Mediocre men often have the most acquired knowledge.

Claude Bernard Quotes

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The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.

John Stuart Mill Quotes

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Mediocrity is self-inflicted. Genius is self-bestowed.

Walter Russell Quotes

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Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.

Fulton J. Sheen Quotes

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Mediocrity can talk; but it is for genius to observe

Benjamin Disraeli Quotes

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Only mediocrity can be trusted to be always at its best.

Sir Max Beerbohm Quotes

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There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.

Peter F. Drucker Quotes

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Mediocrity is climbing molehills without sweating.

Icelandic Proverb Quotes

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Only the mediocre are always at their best.

Jean Giraudoux Quotes

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Mediocre men often have the most acquired knowledge.

Claude Bernard Quotes

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Not doing more than the average is what keeps the average down.

William M. Winans Quotes

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Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.

Arthur Conan Doyle Quotes

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Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.

--fulton J. Sheen Quotes

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A steady salary is an invitation to mediocrity.

Anonymous Quotes

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The very minute a thought is threatened with publicity it seems to shrink towards mediocrity.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes

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People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.

Andrew Carnegie Quotes

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Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein Quotes

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In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous

Robert Green Ingersoll Quotes

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Mediocrity is excellent to the eyes of mediocre people

Joseph Joubert Quotes

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Mediocrity is climbing molehills without sweating

Icelandic Proverb Quotes

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Mediocrity obtains more with application than superiority without it.

Balthasar Gracian Quotes

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The appearance of a single great genius is more than equivalent to the birth of a hundred mediocrities.

Cesare Lombroso Quotes

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"Mediocrity" doesn't mean average intelligence, it means an average intelligence that resents and envies its betters.

Ayn Rand Quotes

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