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All good is hard. All evil is easy. Dying, losing, cheating, and mediocrity is easy. Stay away from easy.

All good is hard. All evil is easy. Dying, losing, cheating, and mediocrity is easy. Stay away from easy.

by Scott Alexander Found in: Mediocrity Quotes,
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Only the mediocre are always at their best.

Only the mediocre are always at their best.

by Jean Giraudoux Found in: Mediocrity Quotes,
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Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but read more

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 much further than people with vastly superior talent.

by Sorphia Loren Found in: Mediocrity Quotes,
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Mediocrity is excellent to the eyes of mediocre people

Mediocrity is excellent to the eyes of mediocre people

by Joseph Joubert Found in: Mediocrity Quotes,
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Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.

Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.

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

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

by William M. Winans Found in: Mediocrity Quotes,
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In this country we encourage "creativity" among the mediocre, but real bursting creativity appalls us. We put it down as read more

In this country we encourage "creativity" among the mediocre, but real bursting creativity appalls us. We put it down as undisciplined, as somehow "too much.".

by Pauline Kael Found in: Mediocrity Quotes,
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"Mediocrity" doesn't mean average intelligence, it means an average intelligence that resents and envies its betters.

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

by Ayn Rand Found in: Mediocrity Quotes,
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Mediocrity is self-inflicted. Genius is self-bestowed.

Mediocrity is self-inflicted. Genius is self-bestowed.

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