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We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
I don't recommend steroids for everyone, and I don't recommend growth hormones for everyone. But for certain individuals, I truly believe, because I've experimented with it for so many years, that it can make an average athlete a super athlete. It can make a super athlete - incredible. Just legendary.
It is even harder for the average ape to believe that he has descended from man.
H. L. Mencken
Marriage is about the most expensive way for the average man to get laundry done.
We buy a bottle of water in the city, where clean water comes out in its taps. You know, back in 1965, if someone said to the average person, 'You know in thirty years you are going to buy water in plastic bottles and pay more for that water than for gasoline?' Everybody would look at you like you're completely out of your mind.
Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
John D. Rockefeller
I am regularly asked what the average Internet user can do to ensure his security. My first answer is usually 'Nothing; you're screwed'.
I don't care if the average guy on the street really knows what I'm like, as long as he knows I'm not really a mean, vicious guy. My friends and family know what I'm really like. That's what's important.
You were not created to just get by with an average, unrewarding, or unfulfilling life. God created you to leave your mark on this generation.
I don't do drugs anymore... than, say, the average touring funk band.
On average, drug prisoners spend more time in federal prison than rapists, who often get out on early release because of the overcrowding in prison caused by the Drug War.
Average leaders inspire people to punch a time clock. Great leaders inspire industry and passion.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Americans are apt to be unduly interested in discovering what average opinion believes average opinion to be.
John Maynard Keynes
The first trip of the Pony Express was made in ten days - an average of two hundred miles a day. But we soon began stretching our riders and making better time.
Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average.
If you are only doing what you are getting paid for, and doing it no better than the average employee, then your pay is most likely right where it should be.
The average man is a conformist, accepting miseries and disasters with the stoicism of a cow standing in the rain.
A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.
John B. S. Haldane
Everyone would have bigger and safer cars if they didn't have those CAFE standards: corporate average fuel economy.
Young adults living with a stutter is hard work. How do they handle job interviews? What do they do when the phone rings? How do they 'chat someone up'? All these things the average person takes for granted prove to be a stammerer's biggest challenge.
The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.
Globalization means we have to re-examine some of our ideas, and look at ideas from other countries, from other cultures, and open ourselves to them. And that's not comfortable for the average person.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Richard P. Feynman
Uber is efficiency with elegance on top. That's why I buy an iPhone instead of an average cell phone, why I go to a nice restaurant and pay a little bit more. It's for the experience.
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
John F. Kennedy
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