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Never were abilities so much below mediocrity so well rewarded; no, not when Caligula's horse was made Consul
John Randolph
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They don't settle for mediocrity. They are very demanding of each other.
Josh Blaisdell
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That's what professional means. You don't settle for mediocrity. I admire that about him. He wants to be the best. And he knows there's work to be done.
Mike Wilson
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Mechanization best serves mediocrity.
Frank Lloyd
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A man trying to sell a blind horse always praises its feet.
German Proverb
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This isn't going to be a good place to be anymore if you think that mediocrity is okay. It won't work.
Jim Tracy
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John Ruskin
They are good furniture pictures, unworthy of praise, and undeserving of blame.
John Ruskin
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Losing the first period 3-1 was an irritating factor to me. We had some chances to score and there were some things that were out of our control. Those are the factors that we want to fight and we will fight. Everyone in the dressing room is going to fight together. We don?t want to accept mediocrity.
Tony MacAulay
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[Poking fun at a new Creel campaign logo using a stylized version of the letter] S ... His passion for Mexico will be the kryptonite of mediocrity that afflicts the country.
Santiago Creel
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A Gulp! a day keeps mediocrity at bay.
Gabriella Goddard
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The middle kids are the ones who are lost - they tend to be forgotten by federal policy. The mediocrity of which everyone complains is what [middle students] are most likely to suffer from, and without the push and the prod to achieve, they won't make it.
Diane Ravitch
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He prefers a glorious disaster to mediocrity.
Christophe Barbier
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Not that anyone wanted to settle for mediocrity, but I think there were times when guys didn't realize how far they could push themselves. That's something Coach Weis said right when he got here, that he was going to take us to a certain level and push us even farther.
Brady Quinn
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Do not accept mediocrity from yourselves, do not accept it from your teachers and do not accept it from your elected officials.
Bob Tigro
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Ayn Rand
"Mediocrity" doesn't mean average intelligence, it means an average intelligence that resents and envies its betters
Ayn Rand
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Averageness is a quality we must put up with. Men march toward civilization in column formation, and by the time the van has learned to admire the masters the rear is drawing reluctantly away from the totem pole.
Frank Moore Colby
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In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.
Robert Green Ingersoll
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It is mediocrity which makes laws and sets mantraps and spring-guns in the realm of free song, saying thus far shalt thou go and no further.
James Russell Lowell
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The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
John Stuart Mill
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The best pedigree in the world won't sell a lame race horse.
Author Unknown
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C.S. Lewis
In those days a boy on the classical side officially did almost nothing but classics. I think this was wise; the greatest service we can to education today is to teach few subjects. No one has time to do more than a very few things well before he is twenty, and when we force a boy to be a mediocrity in a dozen subjects we destroy his standards, perhaps for life.
C.S. Lewis
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