Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.— George Carlin
Controversy Average Life quotations
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
To be a warrior is not a simple matter of wishing to be one.
It is rather an endless struggle that will go on to the very last moment of our lives. Nobody is born a warrior, in exactly the same way that nobody is born an average man. We make ourselves into one or the other.
I had a series of childhood illnesses.
.. scarlet fever.... pneumonia.... Polio. I walked with braces until I was at least nine years old. My life wasn't like the average person who grew up and decided to enter the world of sports.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
Country music to me is heartfelt music that speaks to the common man.
It is about real life stories with rather simple melodies that the average person can follow. Country music should speak directly and simply about the highs and lows of life. Something that anyone can relate to.
I'm an average nobody. I get to live the rest of my life like a schnook.
The totality of beliefs and sentiments common to the average members of a society forms a determinate system with a life of its own. It can be termed the collective or creative consciousness.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
I don’t really want to become normal, average, standard.
I want merely to gain in strength, in the courage to live out my life more fully, enjoy more, experience more. I want to develop even more original and more unconventional traits
I don't think you ever outgrow your love for things that are bigger than life and more colorful than the average life. And somehow I feel that these comic book stories are like fairy tales for older people, because they have the same qualities.
The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
I have learned that some of the nicest people you'll ever meet are those who have suffered a traumatic event or loss. I admire them for their strength, but most especially for their life gratitude - a gift often taken for granted by the average person in society.
If Mr. Vincent Price were to be co-starred with Miss Bette Davis in a story by Mr. Edgar Allan Poe directed by Mr. Roger Corman, it could not fully express the pent-up violence and depravity of a single day in the life of the average family.
A leading difficulty with the average player is that he totally misunderstands what is meant by concentration. He may think he is concentrating hard when he is merely worrying.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
Some of the money going to the rookies can now be spent on people who have proved their worth. After all, the average playing life of a pro football player is about eight years and it is only fitting that the veterans get something for their efforts.
Four years of football are calculated to breed in the average man more of the ingredients of success in life than almost any academic course he takes.
In our lives, on average, we will be asleep for a total of 8,477 days.
If we're lucky, some of that time will be sleeping next to someone we love.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women
I can simply say that I feel spontaneously attracted by everything that is beautiful... It comes from the unconscious and not from my knowledge... Whatever is purely realistic, slice of life, which is average, quotidian, doesn't interest me... I am fascinated by what is beautiful, strong, healthy, what is living. I seek harmony.
The shelf life of the average trade book is somewhere between milk and yogurt.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
The average man never really thinks from end to end of his life.
The mental activity of such people is only a mouthing of cliches. What they mistake for thought is simply a repetition of what they have heard. My guess is that well over 80 percent of the human race goes through life without having a single original thought.
The average man finds life very uninteresting as it is.
And I think the reason why is that he is always waiting for something to happen to him instead of setting to work to make things happen
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss other people. Life's too short to worry about what other people do or don't do. Tend your own backyard, not theirs, because yours is the one you have to live in.
Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.
My biggest fear in life is to be average.
You were not created to just get by with an average, unrewarding, or unfulfilling life. God created you to leave your mark on this generation.
The average result has to be the average result.
By definition, everybody can't beat the market. As I always say, the iron rule of life is that only 20% of the people can be in the top fifth. That's just the way it is.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever.
If the average person realized the power he wields over his life and destiny, he would live in a perpetual state of wonder and thanksgiving.
There is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction.
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
I welcome each new day with a hopeful expectancy that I, too, will rise above the ordinary. For I am not content to live a merely 'normal' life or settle for an average existence. No, I am destined for more - much, much more.
If I were just your average 23-year-old girl, and I called the police to say that there were strange men sleeping on my lawn and following me to Starbucks, they would leap into action. But because I am a famous person, well, sorry, ma'am, there's nothing we can do. It makes no sense.
An inventor's endeavor is essentially lifesaving.
Whether he harnesses forces, improves devices, or provides new comforts and conveniences, he is adding to the safety of our existence. He is also better qualified than the average individual to protect himself in peril, for he is observant and resourceful.
The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.
The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American recently passed each other in opposite directions.
Take the life-lie away from the average man and straight away you take away his happiness.
Human beings have been smart enough to turn nature to their ends, generate vast wealth for themselves, and double their average life span. But are they smart enough to solve the problems of the 21st century?
I don't blame the average seventeen-year-old punk-rock kid for calling me a sellout. I understand that. And maybe when they grow up a little bit, they'll realize there's more things to life than living out your rock & roll identity so righteously.
It is now possible to live a "christian life" without doing the things that Jesus commanded us to do. We have hired people to go into all the world, to visit those in prison, to feed the hungry, to clothe the naked, to care for widows and orphans. The average Christian doesn't have to do it.