It is a belief of the mediocre that extreme effort kills.
Mediocrity is the companion of passivity and will not heed the call of great things. Courage is the companion of sacrifice and cannot help but heed the call of great things. And we are left...
Break every chain of mediocrity that confines you. You may have begun at a level below average, but dare to leave that side and paddle your steps to cross the river with honours.
The greatest killer of purpose and a purposeful life is compromising on mediocrity
Get off the treadmill of consumption, replication, and mediocrity. Begin lifting the weights of creativity, originality, and success.
Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself; but talent instantly recognizes genius.
—Arthur Conan Doyle
I shall be in Paris in two days. Well, all is finished. The waves ofhuman mediocrity rise to the sky and they will engulf the refuge whosedams I open. Ah! courage leaves me, my heart...
However, Nick acted as much as possible under the circumstances, and that was rectifying — it brought with it enjoyment and a working faith. He had not gone counter to the axiom that in a...
The abyss in which I live hasn’t the wit to save itself from savage ignorance, and I now feel assured that I am not in the company of my own species (at least, I hope...
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...
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Good leaders always bring about transformation… Bad leaders only maintain and preserve long standing mediocrity!
when you do great things, think as if you missed the mark by an inch; walk as if you are yet to face the greatest task; talk as if you are yet to have the...
To be of good quality, you have to excuse yourself from the presence of shallow and callow minded individuals.
—Michael Bassey Johnson
Apathetic people sit back and wait for things to get better before they move. Radical people make things get better, by how they move.
—Shannon L. Alder
To dress up today in the threadbare garments of yesterday is to create an impoverished tomorrow.
Competitively, I’m looking for the edge. I need to shave off inefficiencies and get rid of this Beard of Mediocrity.
complacency is nothing but an an awesome trigger of mediocrity and failure
Mediocrity is Death.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how great their other talents.
In a dying civilization, political prestige is the reward not of the shrewdest diagnostician, but of the man with the best bedside manner.
Caution is the path to mediocrity. Gliding, passionless mediocrity is all that most people think they can achieve.
Brockhurst, the champion of individualism, was soon launched on his favorite topic.”The great fault of the American nation, which is the fault of republics, is the reduction of everything to the average. Our universities are...
We are born winners, but we are hypnotized by the society to succumb to mediocrity and moulded into self-victimization. It is for each one of us to regain our self-geniusness.
It’s better to do something with quality, no matter how long it takes you rather than do something mediocre, with constant quantity.
If you are not angry with your average performance, you can’t effect a change! You must get upset to grab the energy to break the fence confining you!
You are a manager nonetheless who you are. There is a business worth keeping and you are the manager of that business. Yes, the business of your life. There is a big asset worth managing....
Mediocrity is underrated.
But why diminish your soul being run-of-the-mill at something? Mediocrity: now there is ugliness for you. Mediocrity’s a hairball coughed up on the Persian carpet of Creation.
Being our best is asking how can we take ourselves to the precipice of our own limits in any and every situation?
In you is the ability that will move you from nonentity and mediocrity to an entity of meteority. Take responsiblity now!
Relent not in thy effort to do, when you have to do; for in delay lies mediocrity and in giving up lies perishing; but when the grounds are not ready for landing, hover purposefully.
Moderation leads to Mediocrity, Intensity leads to Excellence.
Mediocrity is always in a rush; but whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing with consideration. For genius is nothing more nor less than doing well what anyone can do badly.
—Amelia E. Barr
The only activity a cynic will find contagious is yawning, that is, with other people, at other people.
This isn’t going to be a good place to be anymore if you think that mediocrity is okay. It won’t work.
Most humans, in varying degrees, are already dead. In one way or another they have lost their dreams, their ambitions, their desire for a better life. They have surrendered their fight for self-esteem and they...
Mediocrity comforts the masses. Mediocrity is a likeable attribute.
It is not within my power to refuse the journey of life regardless of the nature of my fears or the depth of my selfishness, for the definitions of ‘journey’ and ‘life’ are indistinguishably synonymous....
Your failure may put smiles on people’s faces while your success squeezes tears from their eyes. Don’t be deceived; it’s just a charm to entice you to fall in love with mediocrity!
fear is dangerous but fear is good
Integrity is the antithesis of compromise and the sworn enemy of comfort. It bases its decisions not on how much discomfort we might be able to avoid, but on how much we need to avoid...
status quo discarded”. Look ahead and don’t see the little things you do now as the final products to ever stand out of your personal actions!
it is not only what we have that enhance our dignity but what we do with what we have also magnifies our reputation to the highest level
I have a horror of not rising above mediocrity.
Do you know the hallmark of a second rater? It’s resentment of another man’s achievement. Those touchy mediocrities who sit trembling lest someone’s work prove greater than their own – they have no inkling of...
Radio is a bag of mediocrity where little men with carbon minds wallow in sluice of their own making.
Too often, we put up with mediocrity, telling ourselves that later in life we’ll do what we want.
It’s because I haven’t courage,’ said Samuel. ‘I could never quite take the responsibility. When the Lord God did not call my name, I might have called his name – but I did not. There...
We like to stress the commonness of heroes. Essences seem undemocratic. We feel oppressed by the call to greatness. We regard an interest in glory or perfection as a sign of mental unhealthiness, and have...
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