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A bad or mediocre meal is more than just an unpleasant taste, it is an unnecessary negation of one of life's pleasures - a wasted chance to refine our palates, learn about the world, and share a rewarding experience.
I've played every instrument you could possibly think of for 10 minutes. So I'm mediocre at everything. I can play drums, guitar, piano, violin, saxophone, clarinet, flute... Just not well.
I'm very ambitious, musically - I want to create great things, not mediocre work.
James Vincent McMorrow
Class I to XII wasn't much help; I was always a mediocre student. But when I pursued higher education and studied economics with theatre or psychology with science fiction, I got a whole new world view.
Poland is quite a mediocre country in some regards. The only natural resource that we have, and with which we can compete, is freedom.
The great universal family of men is a utopia worthy of the most mediocre logic.
Comte de Lautreamont
Digital photography and Photoshop have made it very easy for people to take pictures. It's a medium that allows a lot of mediocre stuff to get through.
As for critics, one mediocre writer is more valuable than ten good critics. They are like haughty, barren spinsters lodged in a maternity ward.
We sometimes received - and I would read - 200 manuscripts a week. Some of them were wonderful, some were terrible; most were mediocre. It was like the gifts of the good and bad fairies.
My biggest fear as an actor is being involved in something mediocre, or being mediocre myself.
I am a mediocre being, a bit cunning.
I studied voice for about two years with an amazing coach, and I never rose above the level of mediocre.
I performed adequately at school, but in comparison to my older brother, who set the record for the highest cumulative average for our high school, my performance was decidedly mediocre.
Television is such a mediocre medium.
There are too many mediocre things in life to deal with. Love shouldn't be one of them. Anything less than extraordinary is a waste of my time.
When I was a kid, there was always food to be had on the street in Jerusalem, but anything above a falafel stand was mediocre or worse.
The term 'overachiever' sort of makes it look like the person has mediocre talent and he just works so hard that he achieves beyond what you would think. 'Overachiever' is sort of a - it's sort of an incorrect term. An overachiever is someone that's just willing to pay the price to get so much more out of his performance.
No serious-minded man should have time for the mediocre in any phase of his living.
James Cash Penney
There is good and mediocre writing within every genre.
A best-seller is the golden touch of mediocre talent.
A best-seller is the gilded tomb of a mediocre talent.
Logan Pearsall Smith
I'm really proud of 'Cars.' 'Cars,' when it first came out, got probably the most mediocre reviews of a Pixar film.
Mediocre men often have the most acquired knowledge.
We are on the track of something absolutely mediocre.
I think the more mediocre you are the better you do because people need to think you're their friend, they don't want to be threatened by you, you've got to be warm, you've got to be not too smart, not too pretty, not too anything.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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