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Like the average American that I hang out with, and like my father before me, I raised all my children to respect tools and use them wisely and safely.
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.
I know about Woodstock probably as much as your average person who is over 30, where I'd know Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead.
A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.
John B. S. Haldane
Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance.
You can write a great country record and still be angry. Who's angrier than Toby Keith? He's angrier than the average 10 rappers.
I don't do drugs anymore... than, say, the average touring funk band.
I had very good support from Democrats and Republicans all throughout my administration. I had a very high batting average. We added more jobs per year in my four years than any other president since the Second World War.
But on average, I go to the gym about four or five times a week. Today, I'm so experienced in training - I'm actually listening to my body now. My body needs freedom. When I train I create serenity and I produce oxygen in my blood. It helps me to think better and relax. By training, you accentuate the problem.
Jean Claude Van Damme
Some days I'm lucky to squeeze out a page of copy that pleases me, but I get as many as six or seven pages on a very good day; the average is probably three pages.
I don't know if the average person really has faith in Washington anymore.
I made my living being 20 or 30 pounds heavier than the average model. And that's where I got famous.
I've learned that getting what you want gives you a pretty high batting average, and leaves you plenty to struggle for.
I've never professed to be anything but an average student.
When you're average, you're just as close to the bottom as you are the top.
Alfred North Whitehead
Women of the working class, especially wage workers, should not have more than two children at most. The average working man can support no more and and the average working woman can take care of no more in decent fashion.
The average Nigerian person has come to reconcile himself with the fact that his or her social progress remain essentially in his or her hands in collaboration with other fellow Nigerians and not merely relying on what government alone could provide for him or her.
Public opinion, a vulgar, impertinent, anonymous tyrant who deliberately makes life unpleasant for anyone who is not content to the average person.
William Ralph Inge
The sanity of the average banquet speaker lasts about two and a half months; at the end of that time he begins to mutter to himself, and calls out in his sleep.
The average celebrity meets, in one year, ten times the amount of people that the average person meets in his entire life.
It takes a real storm in the average person's life to make him realize how much worrying he has done over the squalls.
On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.
A jury is a group of twelve people of average ignorance.
I'm an utterly average, total geek.
I've wanted to be a writer since I was a boy, though it seemed an unlikely outcome since I showed no real talent. But I persevered and eventually found my own row to hoe. Ignorance of other writers' work keeps me from discouragement and I am less well-read than the average bus driver.
The average man's judgment is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it.
E. W. Howe
The ordinary American - as far as I can tell - knows so much less than he did fifty years ago and has such poor work habits compared with fifty years ago that the average multiplicand of knowledge/capabilities is a much smaller number than it was in 1961.
In today's knowledge-based economy, what you earn depends on what you learn. Jobs in the information technology sector, for example, pay 85 percent more than the private sector average.
William J. Clinton
There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.
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