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“Over-seriousness is a warning sign for mediocrity and bureaucratic thinking. People who are seriously committed to mastery and high performance are secure enough to lighten up.”
Michael J. Gelb
“The only sin is mediocrity.”
“The function of genius is not to give new answers, but to pose new questions - which time and mediocrity can solve.”
“Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre”
“Only with absolute fearlessness can we slay the dragons of mediocrity that invade our gardens.”
“A talent somewhat above mediocrity, shrewd and not too sensitive, is more likely to rise in the world than genius.”
Charles Horton Cooley
“Any sort of pretension induces mediocrity in art and life alike”
“Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.”
Arthur Conan Doyle Sr.
“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.”
“Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.”
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