Little things affect little minds.
The thinker without a paradox is like a lover without a feeling: a paltry mediocrity.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
The real antichrist is he who turns the wine of an original idea into the water of mediocrity.
It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us.
Pride is a personal commitment. It is an attitude which separates excellence from mediocrity.
Only mediocrity can be trusted to be always at its best.
Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.