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A man trying to sell a blind horse always praises its feet.
Mediocrity
German Proverb

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Good behavior is the last refuge of mediocrity.
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Henry S. Haskins

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If you hire mediocre people, they will hire mediocre people.
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Tom Murphy

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In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.
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Robert Green Ingersoll

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Little things affect little minds.
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Benjamin Disraeli

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Mediocrity can talk, but it is for genius to observe.
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Benjamin Disraeli

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Mediocrity is self-inflicted and genius is self-bestowed.
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Walter Russell

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Mediocrity requires aloofness to preserve its dignity.
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Charles G. Dawes

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Not doing more than the average is what keeps the average down.
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William M. Winans

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Only mediocrity can be trusted to be always at its best.
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Sir Max Beerbohm

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Only the mediocre are always at their best.
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Jean Giraudoux

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The best pedigree in the world won't sell a lame race horse.
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Source Unknown

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The boy gathers materials for a temple, and then when he is thirty, concludes to build a woodshed.
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Henry David Thoreau

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The real antichrist is he who turns the wine of an original idea into the water of mediocrity.
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Eric Hoffer

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The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was.
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Thomas Carlyle

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The world's made up of individuals who don't want to be heroes.
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Brian Moore

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There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.
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Peter F. Drucker

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They are good furniture pictures, unworthy of praise, and undeserving of blame.
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John Ruskin

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun