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Mediocrity Quotes

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

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

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

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

 

Where there is great love,
there are always miracles.
- Willa Cather

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

Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu

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To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The great pleasure in life is doing
what people say you cannot do.
- Walter Bagehot

Great people are those who make others feel
that they, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

Small opportunities are often
the beginning of great enterprises.
- Demosthenes

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

Because of a great love, one is courageous.
- Lao Tzu

I welcome change as a great adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is a great future in front of you,
you can leave your past behind.
- Joel Osteen

Until you'll willing to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
- Cher

Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Great opportunities to help others seldom come,
but small ones surround us every day.
- Sally Koch

We come nearest to the great
when we are great in humility.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The Two Great Lessons of Life: Choose Love & Trust God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a great big canvas,
and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
- Danny Kaye

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To be oneself is a rare thing, and a great one.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Great leadership is not the visit of an unexpected fate
but rather a flame which is kept burning
in spite of the winds of risk and opposition.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The ending of a job or a relationship
may appear as the darkest night,
but it is merely the Winter season -
the time of renewal and rebirth
that precedes the new planting -
the beginning of the next great cycle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

That some achieve great success,
is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
- Abraham Lincoln

Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces
that incessantly draw great events.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

What is admirable about those
who have been of great service to humanity
is not that they suffered in being of service,
but that they found their source of happiness
(joy if you prefer) in that service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We can do no great things,
only small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

To the young child, all life is a great adventure -
when did we grow so dull and brittle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Instead of comparing our lot with that
of those who are more fortunate than we are,
we should compare it with the lot
of the great majority of our fellow men.
It then appears that we are among the privileged.
- Helen Keller

We are all connected in the great Circle of Life.
- the movie The Lion King

Thinking is necessary, but not sufficient, for living a great life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is an act of great Courage to forsake all Blame.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

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

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To the philosopher,
death is but the next great adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

How do we measure a great leader?
By how he treats the least of these.
- Jesse Jackson

My great concern is not whether you have failed,
but whether you are content with your failure.
- Abraham Lincoln

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
- Benjamin Franklin

Cheer for endings - whether goals have been met or not -
whether the ending is tidy or ragged.
Without endings, there would be neither the opportunity
nor the incentive to think new thoughts,
and to begin great new projects.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great acts are made up of small deeds.
- Lao Tzu

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

As many raindrops join to form a great river of water,
many souls join their highest intent to form
the river of evolved consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wealth consists not in having great possessions,
but in having few wants.
- Epictetus

To be great is to be misunderstood.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Being is the great explainer.
- Henry David Thoreau

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know that you cannot create great new beginnings
until you sincerely celebrate the endings that precede them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Winston Churchill

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
- George Bernard Shaw

Dare to dream of your great success.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice,
and is never the result of selfishness.
- Napoleon Hill

A great gift requires two people,
the giver and the receiver.
Think of a football pass -
skillfully catching the pass, the gift,
is fully as important, and difficult, as throwing it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
- Proverb

To be conscious that you are ignorant
is a great step to knowledge.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Forgiving is not a gift to someone else.
Forgiving is your gift to yourself -
a great gift - the gift of happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No great thing is created suddenly.
- Epictetus

No crime is so great as daring to excel.
- Winston Churchill

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers,
who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt
to offer a solution everybody can understand.
- Colin Powell


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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