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

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In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.

In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.

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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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The success of many books is due to the affinity between the mediocrity of the author's ideas and those of read more

The success of many books is due to the affinity between the mediocrity of the author's ideas and those of the public.

by Nicolas Chamfort Found in: Mediocrity Quotes,
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The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.

The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.

by John Stuart Mill Found in: Mediocrity Quotes,
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Great innovators and original thinkers and artists attract the wrath of mediocrities as lightning rods draw the flashes.

Great innovators and original thinkers and artists attract the wrath of mediocrities as lightning rods draw the flashes.

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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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The appearance of a single great genius is more than equivalent to the birth of a hundred mediocrities.

The appearance of a single great genius is more than equivalent to the birth of a hundred mediocrities.

by Cesare Lombroso Found in: Mediocrity Quotes,
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Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.

Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.

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Mediocrity is climbing molehills without sweating.

Mediocrity is climbing molehills without sweating.

by Icelandic Proverb Found in: Mediocrity Quotes,
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