Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or an author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain



Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes: Daily Inspirational Quotes and Sayings
Home  |  Inspiration  |  Quotes to Live By  |  Deep Quotes  |  Relationships  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Mediocre Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Mediocre.

Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

Related topics: Wisdom Positive

Women want mediocre men,
and men are working to be as mediocre as possible.
- Margaret Mead

The mediocre teacher tells.
The good teacher explains.
The superior teacher demonstrates.
The great teacher inspires.
- William Arthur Ward

We must not reduce the bosom of the universal church
to a nest protecting our mediocrity.
- Pope Francis

Please sign up for my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email using the form below.
Thank You,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to
Jonathan Lockwood Huie's Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

Hold on... Joyfully.
Holding-on does not have to be
a desperate teeth-gritting kind of holding-on.
Holding-on can be a joyful
"this is just the nature of Life,
so I may as well enjoy it"
kind of holding-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

I am not a slave to my thoughts or emotions.
- Richard Carlson

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

It's not whether you get knocked down;
it's whether you get back up.
- Vince Lombardi

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

It's not the size of the dog in the fight,
it's the size of the fight in the dog.
- Mark Twain

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.
- Erich Segal

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

A ship in harbor is safe -
but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.
- Chinese Proverb

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Man's enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself.
- Lao Tzu

One must know not just how to accept a gift,
but with what grace to share it.
- Maya Angelou

Live life on the edge, not with an edge.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.
- Mark Twain

Create your future from your future not your past.
- Werner Erhard

Abundance is not something we acquire.
It is something we tune into.
- Wayne Dyer

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want to be happy,
put your effort into controlling the sail, not the wind.
- Anonymous

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light
is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a man does not know what port he is steering for,
no wind is favorable to him.
- Seneca

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

Joy is a Choice - but Not an Easy Choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
- The Buddha

Talk not of the river or lake
To those who have looked on the sea.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

If you don't have confidence, you'll always find a way not to win.
- Carl Lewis

Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


Thank you for visiting: Mediocre Quotes.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

Sign-up for your free subscription to
Jonathan Lockwood Huie's Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

You can also browse my large collection of Inspirational Quotes.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Inspirational Quotes






All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy,
our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.