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