Mediocre Quotes

Mediocrity is excellent to the eyes of mediocre people.

Joseph Joubert

Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.

Lily Tomlin

Never count on making a good sale. Have the purchase price be so attractive that even a mediocre sale gives good results.

Warren Edward Buffett

I think a baseball field must be the most beautiful thing in the world. It's so honest and precise. And we play on it. Every star gets humbled. Every mediocre player has a great moment

Lowell Cohn

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William Arthur Ward

The superior doctor prevents sickness; The mediocre doctor attends to impending sickness; The inferior doctor treats actual sickness;

Chinese Proverb

The great universal family of men is a utopia worthy of the most mediocre logic.

Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

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.

Sophia Loren

In the dark room a cloud of yellow dust flew from beneath the tool like a scatter of sparks from under the hooves of a galloping horse. The twin wheels turned and hummed. Binet was smiling, his chin down, his nostrils distended. He seemed lost in the kind of happiness which, as a rule, accompanies only those mediocre occupations that tickle the intelligence with easy difficulties, and satisfy it with a sense of achievement beyond which there is nothing left for dreams to feed on.

Gustave Flaubert

Often the difference between a successful marriage and a mediocre one consists of leaving about three or four things a day unsaid.

Harlan Miller

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 Herbert Allen

A best seller is the gilded tomb of a mediocre talent

Logan Pearsall Smith

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 E. Allen

A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.

Mary Kay Ash

Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

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