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Applause, mingled with boos and hisses, is about all that the average voter is able or willing to contribute to public life

Elmer Davis

The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter

Winston Churchill

Not doing more than the average is what keeps the average down.

William M. Winans

Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband a month before she marries him and what she thinks of him a year afterward, and you will have the truth about him.

H. L. Mencken

It is more than probable that the average man could, with no injury to his health, increase his efficiency fifty percent.

Walter Scott Quotes

Mediocrity doesn't mean average intelligence, it means an average intelligence that resents and envies its betters.

Ayn Rand

Leadership is the challenge to be something more than average

Jim Rohn

Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which we have not yet developed tools that make an average person capable of competence and performance. In teaching we rely on the "naturals," the ones who somehow know how to teach.

Peter F. Drucker

Under current law volunteers who are not working with an official nonprofit organization are not covered by the Volunteer Protection Act. Therefore, there are absolutely no legal protections for the average American who wishes to volunteer.

Jon Porter

Rob the average man of his life-illusion and you rob him also of his happiness

Henrik Ibsen

It takes a highly intellectual individual to enjoy leisure. . . . Most of us had better count on working. What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement. . . . Few people overwork; plenty overeat, overworry, overdrink. . . . Few realize real joy and happiness of conquest. The basis of mental health for the average adult is more work, provided the work is not mere drudgery

Dr. Fay B. Nash

We are no longer fighting a great enemy, we are asserting a great principle: that the talents and dreams of average people their warm human hopes and loves should be rewarded by freedom and protected by peace. We are defending the nobility of normal lives, lived in obedience to God and conscience, not to government.

George Walker Bush

The growth of government is like the spread of a dense jungle, and the average citizen can hack through less of it every year.

James Bovard

During my 18 years I came to bat almost 10,000 times. I struck out about 1,700 times and walked maybe 1,800 times. You figure a ballplayer will average about 500 at bats a season. That means I played seven years without ever hitting the ball.

Mickey Mantle

The best argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with the average voter.

Winston Churchill

The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.

Brian Tracy

The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.

Andy Rooney

On average, global warming is not going to harm the developing world.

Bjorn Lomborg

The average housewife goes to the restaurant to relax and enjoy the food. But when Eva walks in, she becomes the center of attention.

Eva Gabor

Loyalty is dead, the experts proclaim, and the statistics seem to bear them out. On average, U.S. corporations now lose half their customers in five years, half their employees in four, and half their investors in less than one. We seem to face a future in which the only business relationships will be opportunistic transactions between virtual strangers.

Frederick F. Reichheld

The average man is a conformist, accepting miseries and disasters with the stoicism of a cow standing in the rain.

Colin Wilson

The average golfer doesn't play golf. He attacks it

Jack Burke

The average man's judgment is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it.

Ed Howe

Unless you are willing to drench yourself in your work beyond the capacity of the average man, you are just not cut out for positions at the top.

J.C. Penney

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