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mediocrity Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes about mediocrity
  1. #1
    “He was a complicated man, my father; a man of great mental capacity who was driven to succeed yet humbled into mediocrity by his own emotional limitations.”
  2. #2
    “Amy made me believe I was exceptional, that I was up to her level of play. That was both our making and undoing. Because I couldn’t handle the demands of greatness. I began craving ease and average-ness, and I hated myself for it, and ultimately, I realized, I punished her for it. I turned her into the brittle, prickly thing she became.”
  3. #3
    ″ Franny literally jumped ... ‘What book?’ she said. ‘This, you mean?’
  4. #4
    “‘I think perhaps education doesn’t do us much good unless it is mixed with sweat.’”
  5. #5
    “The best students from mediocre schools were almost always a better bet than good students from the very best schools.”
  6. #6
    “People will judge you and your dreams. They’ll tell you you’re crazy and try to convince you that mediocrity is the smarter choice and that’s because it’s easier if you buy into the same lie they have, that no one person can really make a difference and that life is about ‘growing up’ instead of working toward your personally authored, happily ever after.”
  7. #7
    “If you give a good idea to a mediocre team, they will screw it up. If you give a mediocre idea to a brilliant team, they will either fix it or throw it away and come up with something better.”
  8. #8
    “Morality is: the mediocre are worth more than the exceptions... I abhore Christianity with a deadly hatred.”