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Renouncement: the heroism of mediocrity. (Quote by - Natalie Clifford Barney)

Nothing is as approved as mediocrity, the majority has established it and it fixes it fangs on whatever gets beyond it either way. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary. (Quote by - Warren G. Bennis)

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. (Quote by - Uta Hagen)

Egotism is nature's compensation for mediocrity. (Quote by - L.A. Safian)

Little things affect little minds. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

There is an infinite difference between a little wrong and just right, between fairly good and the best, between mediocrity and superiority. (Quote by - Orison Swett Marden)

Only mediocrity of enjoyment is allowed to man. (Quote by - Hugh Blair)

Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success. (Quote by - Dale Carnegie)

The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

There is always a heavy demand for fresh mediocrity. In every generation the least cultivated taste has the largest appetite. (Quote by - Paul Gauguin)

I have a horror of not rising above mediocrity. (Quote by - Robert Baldwin)

I sometimes make pictures which are not up to my standard, but then it can only be said of a mediocrity that all his work is up to his standard. (Quote by - Ernst Lubitsch)

Literature is air, and I'm suffocating in mediocrity. (Quote by - Armand Assante)

Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre. (Quote by - Chet Atkins)

Malice is only another name for mediocrity. (Quote by - Patrick Kavanagh)

Radio is a bag of mediocrity where little men with carbon minds wallow in sluice of their own making. (Quote by - Fred A. Allen)

The thing is, I don't believe in most of what's done. The amount of financial and imaginative energy that's put into mediocrity is just amazing which I find to be fundamentally offensive as a human being. (Quote by - William Hurt)

In this country we encourage "creativity" among the mediocre, but real bursting creativity appalls us. We put it down as undisciplined, as somehow "too much.". (Quote by - Pauline Kael)

The function of a genius is not to give new answers, but to pose new questions which time and mediocrity can resolve. (Quote by - Hugh Trevor-Roper)

If you stick with a vision, it might not all work, but some of it will be absolute genius. To me, 15 minutes worth of absolute genius in a film is so much better than two hours of mediocrity. I would rather pay to see something different like that. (Quote by - Kim Cattrall)

Some people are born mediocre, some people achieve mediocrity, and some people have mediocrity thrust upon them. (Quote by - Joseph Heller)

There's a lot of mediocrity being celebrated, and a lot of wonderful stuff being ignored or discouraged. (Quote by - Sean Penn)

The world doesn't need any more mediocrity or hedged bets. (Quote by - Anne Rice)

In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are the two most interesting food towns. In New Orleans, they don't have a bad deli. There's no mediocrity accepted. (Quote by - Mario Batali)


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