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“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.”
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”
William Arthur Ward
“The price of excellence is discipline. The cost of mediocrity is disappointment.”
“People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.”
“When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level of their mediocrity.”
“Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.”
“Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.”
Fulton J. Sheen
“"Mediocrity" doesn't mean average intelligence, it means an average intelligence that resents and envies its betters”
“Mediocrity has no greater consolation than in the thought that genius is not immortal”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”
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