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Mediocrity is the most effective mask a superior spirit can wear, because to the great majority, which is to say, to the mediocre, ...
You seem to think that I am adapted to nothing but the sugar-plums of intellect and had better not try to digest anything stronger ...
Oh, the holiness of always being the injured party. The historically oppressed can find not only sanctity but safety in the state ...
Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full pe ...
Young men are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and fitter for new projects than for settled ...
Renouncement: the heroism of mediocrity.
That in all times, mediocrity has dominated, that is indubitable; but that it reigns more than ever, that it is becoming absolutel ...
The shortest way out of Manchester is notoriously a bottle of Gordon's gin; out of any businessman's life there is the mirage of P ...
Women who are either indisputably beautiful, or indisputably ugly, are best flattered upon the score of their understandings; but ...
Attaining even mediocrity is often a struggle.
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