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#mediocrity

Read through the most famous quotes by topic #mediocrity




Politicians fascinate because they constitute such a paradox; they are an elite that accomplishes mediocrity for the public good.


George Will


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Virtue is defined to be mediocrity, of which either extreme is vice.


Rutherford B. Hayes


#either #extreme #mediocrity #vice #virtue

There is a sacred horror about everything grand. It is easy to admire mediocrity and hills; but whatever is too lofty, a genius as well as a mountain, an assembly as well as a masterpiece, seen too near, is appalling.


Victor Hugo


#admire #appalling #assembly #easy #everything

The world would hate His followers, not because of evil in their lives, but precisely because of the absence of evil or rather their goodness. Goodness does not cause hatred, but it gives occasion for hatred to manifest itself. The holier and purer a life, the more it would attract malignity and hate. Mediocrity alone survives.


Fulton J. Sheen


#faith #life #mediocrity #p #faith

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


Ellen Glasgow


#force #mediocrity #more #numbers #only

Renouncement: the heroism of mediocrity.


Natalie Clifford Barney


#mediocrity

Only mediocrity can be trusted to be always at its best.


Max Beerbohm


#best #mediocrity #only #trusted

Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.


Warren G. Bennis


#better #everywhere #excellence #exemplary #found

There are certain things in which mediocrity is not to be endured, such as poetry, music, painting, public speaking.


Jean de la Bruyere


#certain things #endured #mediocrity #music #painting

Mediocrity can talk, but it is for genius to observe.


Benjamin Disraeli


#mediocrity #observe #talk






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