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Mediocrity would always win by force of numbers, but it would win only more mediocrity.

Mediocrity would always win by force of numbers, but it would win only more mediocrity.

by Ellen Glasgow Found in: Mediocrity Quotes,
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The very minute a thought is threatened with publicity it seems to shrink towards mediocrity.

The very minute a thought is threatened with publicity it seems to shrink towards mediocrity.

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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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There is real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

There is real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

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

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

by Theodor Reik Found in: Mediocrity Quotes,
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Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.

Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.

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Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.

Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.

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People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.

People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.

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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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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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