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The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
No, I'm not interested in developing a powerful brain. All I'm after is just a mediocre brain, something like the President of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company.
Mediocre people don't like high achievers, and high achievers don't like mediocre people.
I have said this many times, that there seems to be enough room in the world for mediocre men, but not for mediocre women, and we really have to work very, very hard.
I am leaving the town to the invaders: increasingly numerous, mediocre, dirty, badly behaved, shameless tourists.
God doesn't do things halfway. He goes all out! When God does something, it's not just barely enough, mediocre or lukewarm.
Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Mary Kay Ash
Women want mediocre men, and men are working to be as mediocre as possible.
Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre.
We must overcome the notion that we must be regular... it robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to the mediocre.
The most mediocre of males feels himself a demigod as compared with women.
Simone de Beauvoir
Some people are born mediocre, some people achieve mediocrity, and some people have mediocrity thrust upon them.
Only the mediocre are always at their best.
A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely; a good mind thinks it writes reasonably.
Jean de la Bruyere
I like to be loved or hated - I don't like mediocre. So I'd rather have the entire crowd hate me than to have 90% hate me.
My mom was a teacher - I have the greatest respect for the profession - we need great teachers - not poor or mediocre ones.
The reason why you know more funny dudes than funny chicks is that dudes are funnier than chicks. If my daughter has a mediocre sense of humor, I'm just gonna tell her, 'Be a staff writer for a sitcom. Because they'll have to hire you, they can't really fire you, and you don't have to produce that much. It'll be awesome.'
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
One mustn't mistake bling for excellence, just as one mustn't mistake quiet for mediocre.
In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.
Most of our pocket wisdom is conceived for the use of mediocre people, to discourage them from ambitious attempts, and generally console them in their mediocrity.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Movie directing is a perfect refuge for the mediocre.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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