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Mediocrity doesn't mean average intelligence, it means an average intelligence that resents and envies its betters. (Quote by - Ayn Rand)

There is nothing in the world that I loathe more than group activity, that communal bath where the hairy and slippery mix in a multiplication of mediocrity. (Quote by - Vladimir Nabokov)

There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. (Quote by - Peter F. Drucker)

The appearance of a single great genius is more than equivalent to the birth of a hundred mediocrities. (Quote by - Cesare Lombroso)

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment. (Quote by - Norman Vincent Peale)

Not doing more than the average is what keeps the average down. (Quote by - William M. Winans)

All greatness of character is dependent on individuality. The man who has no other existence than that which he partakes in common with all around him, will never have any other than an existence of mediocrity. (Quote by - James F. Cooper)

The very minute a thought is threatened with publicity it seems to shrink towards mediocrity. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes)

I try to keep an open mind but I'm so tired of the mediocrity. (Quote by - Clea Duvall)

Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius. (Quote by - Fulton J. Sheen)

A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one. (Quote by - Mary Kay Ash)

Anyone in the humor business isn't thinking clearly if he doesn't surround himself with idea people. Otherwise, you settle for mediocrity - or you burn yourself out. (Quote by - Hank Ketcham)

Any sort of pretension induces mediocrity in art and life alike. (Quote by - Margot Fonteyn)

Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world. (Quote by - Lily Tomlin)

It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us. (Quote by - Isaac Disraeli)

Over and over again mediocrity is promoted because real worth isn't to be found. (Quote by - Kathleen Norris)

Media, the plural of mediocrity. (Quote by - Jimmy Breslin)

Mediocrity is now, as formerly, dangerous, commonly fatal, to the poet; but among even the successful writers of prose, those who rise sensibly above it are the very rarest exceptions. (Quote by - William E. Gladstone)

The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake. (Quote by - Nelson Boswell)

Be great at what you do, and don't ever settle for mediocrity or else you will always wonder how great you could have been. (Quote by - Debbi Fields)

I hope this series is good work, but it is in the half-hour medium, which is limited to a kind of mediocrity that sponsors are just dying to have right now, and the public, for some reason, is unconsciously demanding. (Quote by - Jackie Cooper)

The only sin is mediocrity. (Quote by - Martha Graham)

Good behavior is the last refuge of mediocrity. (Quote by - Henry S. Haskins)

Only mediocrity can be trusted to be always at its best. (Quote by - Sir Max Beerbohm)

Any corporate policy and plan which is typical of the industry is doomed to mediocrity. Where this is not so, it should be possible to demonstrate that all other competitors are at a distinct disadvantage. (Quote by - Bruce Henderson)

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