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The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Mary Kay Ash
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.
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.
Only the mediocre are always at their best.
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.
Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre.
Some people are born mediocre, some people achieve mediocrity, and some people have mediocrity thrust upon them.
Mediocre people don't like high achievers, and high achievers don't like mediocre people.
One mustn't mistake bling for excellence, just as one mustn't mistake quiet for mediocre.
My mom was a teacher - I have the greatest respect for the profession - we need great teachers - not poor or mediocre ones.
The most mediocre of males feels himself a demigod as compared with women.
Simone de Beauvoir
Punk rock and skateboarding took the 'school' out of living your life, and I related to learning as I went, doing a lot of different things that I liked, when I liked. Consequently, I'm mediocre at all of the above, but still stoked on being a lifetime student of music, skating, painting, writing, etc.
Women want mediocre men, and men are working to be as mediocre as possible.
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 so much further than people with vastly superior talent.
Technology is a bit of a double-edged sword. Used right, it's a wonderful tool, but unfortunately, it makes it easier for a lot of mediocre people to get really crappy ideas out.
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
Only a mediocre person is always at his best.
W. Somerset Maugham
Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.
Mediocre men work at their best; men seeking excellence strive to do better.
Edwin Louis Cole
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
George Allen, Sr.
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.
I think when dance is mediocre, it's painful. But when dance is really impressive, it destroys.
Neil Patrick Harris
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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