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" All greatness of character is dependent on individuality. The man who has no other existence than that which he partakes in common with all around him, will never have any other than an existence of mediocrity. "
James F. Cooper
" Any corporate policy and plan which is typical of the industry is doomed to mediocrity. Where this is not so, it should be possible to demonstrate that all other competitors are at a distinct disadvantage. "
" Any sort of pretension induces mediocrity in art and life alike. "
" As far as I'm concerned, it's a damned shame that a field as potentially dynamic and vital as journalism should be overrun with dullards, bums, and hacks, hag-ridden with myopia, apathy, and complacence, and generally stuck in a bog of stagnant mediocrity. "
Hunter S. Thompson
" A talent somewhat above mediocrity, shrewd and not too sensitive, is more likely to rise in the world than genius. "
Charles Horton Cooley
" Being famous is not something that would make me feel successful - unless one was striving for mediocrity. "
" By and large, talent is in such short supply that mediocrity can be taken for brilliance rather more than genius can go undiscovered. "
" Do you know what the root of mediation is? Mediocrity! "
" Everything about mediocrity kills me. "
" Fame can take interesting men and thrust mediocrity upon them. "
" Go for the gold: better one great column and some undistinguished ones than constant mediocrity. "
" Good behavior is the last refuge of mediocrity. "
Henry S. Haskins
" Great artists are people who find the way to be themselves in their art. Any sort of pretension induces mediocrity in art and life alike. "
" I could've just walked away but I never could have forgiven myself to allow Starbucks to drift into mediocrity or not be relevant. I just couldn't be a bystander. "
" I find mediocrity hard. I find that whole area difficult. I'm a very passionate person; I care very much about what I do. I believe I give it a lot, so it's gotta be good; otherwise, what's the point? "
" I have a horror of not rising above mediocrity. "
" I love to be challenged, and I'm never sitting comfortable in the mediocrity chair. "
" I'm an intensely competitive guy who is driven by the idea that accepting mediocrity or accepting defeat is not the way you succeed in life. "
John W. Thompson
" In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous. "
Robert Green Ingersoll
" I react very badly when mediocrity throws a tantrum of entitlement. "
" I sometimes make pictures which are not up to my standard, but then it can only be said of a mediocrity that all his work is up to his standard. "
" It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us. "
" I truthfully think, a consistent coach over 30 years, probably, I'd rather be that than having one championship and mediocrity for years. "
" I try to keep an open mind but I'm so tired of the mediocrity. "
" It's a sign of mediocrity when you demonstrate gratitude with moderation. "
" I want to add something worthwhile rather than just chucking loads of stuff into the world. I don't want to feel responsible for adding to the soup of mediocrity. "
Bat for Lashes
" Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius. "
Fulton J. Sheen
" Literature is air, and I'm suffocating in mediocrity. "
" Low standards are a tactic that takes pressure off teachers' unions by accepting mediocrity and failure for kids. "
" Malice is only another name for mediocrity. "
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