Best 1 561 of Average quotes - MyQuotes
I want to be great at what I do. I don't want to be just an average rapper.
In Japan, the average age of agricultural workers is 65.8. When the aging of its population is accelerating so rapidly, it will be very difficult to sustain the sector whether we liberalize trade or not.
Show me a man of average ability but extraordinary desire and I'll show you a winner every time.
One of the laws of nature," Gordon said, "is that half the people have got to be below average.""For a Gaussian distribution, yeah," Cooper said. "Sad, though.
I don't believe in "average people" doing anything [about the climate]. People outght to support mitigation and adaptation within their own line of work, no matter how un-average that is. I mean: if you're a butcher, baker, ballerina, banker, or a plumber, envision yourself as the post-fossil-fuel version of yourself, and get right after it
Statistics indicate that the average American is a guy named Brian who lives in Ohio.
On an average day, we allow ourselves the fiction that we own a piece of our workplace. That's part of what it takes to get the job done. Deeper down, we know it's all on loan.
It takes a real storm in the average person's life to make him realize how much worrying he has done over the squalls.
The average user doesn't give a damn what happens, as long as (1) it works and (2) it's fast.
If the average jazz artist uses his head and at the outset of his career realizes he won't play as well at fifty as he does at twenty-five, he won't be in a line-up outside the Salvation Army when he's fifty.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Far from being disturbed by the presence of the church, the power structure of the average community is consoled by the church's often vocal sanction of things as they are.
John F Kennedy
By the age of six the average child will have completed the basic American education.... From television, the child will have learned how to pick a lock, commit a fairly elaborate bank holdup, prevent wetness all day long, get the laundry twice as white, and kill people with a variety of sophisticated armaments.
W. Somerset Maugham
Most people are such fools that it is really no great compliment to say that someone is above the average.
When I was younger, I wasnt thinking about fit. Clothes are measured just for me now. I know thats not what the average person does, but Ive gotten smart about what fits my body the right way and what makes me feel comfortable.
Donna Lynn Hope
The most interesting people are the unusual. No one writes about or discusses the average, the ordinary, or the common; they write about and discuss the weird, the mad and the different, so if you are one, even though the opinions of others are of no importance, you are, in their eyes, significant enough to notice and remember.
It's not human nature to be great. It's human nature to survive, to be average and do what you have to do to get by. That is normal. When you have something good happen, it's the special people that can stay focused and keep paying attention to detail, working to get better and not being satisfied with what they have accomplished.
The stream will not permanently rise higher than the main source; and the main source of national power and national greatness is found in the average citizenship of the nation. Therefore it behooves us to do our best to see that the standard of the average citizen is kept high; and the average cannot be kept high unless the standard of the leaders is very much higher.
The United States Congress, acting with large bipartisan majorities, at the urging of the President, enacted as the law of the land that all children are to be above average.
My batting average has been good, so people ask how much luck is involved. I tell them when I work 14 hours a day, 7 days a week, I get lucky.
Liberalism's key principle is to redistribute wealth from the haves to the have nots. That takes money from the entities with the greatest potential to improve society (for example, corporations that create jobs, invent life-saving medicines, etc.) and redistributes it to the people, whom on average, will never contribute more to society than to hold a menial job.
How is it even sustainable in 21st-century America, that women earn, on average, 77 cents for every dollar earned by men?
I'm an average person. Is just that I like reading.
The average man don't like trouble and danger.
I think that the so-called average person often exhibits a great deal of heroism in getting through an ordinary day . . .
For repeating themselves from the first kiss to the last sigh, the average man's love affairs have History blushing with envy.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
The average Christian is so cold and so contented with His wretched condition that there is no vacuum of desire into which the blessed Spirit can rush in satisfying fullness.
James C. Collins
By definition, it is not possible to everyone to be above the average.
Averages ... seduce us away from minute observation.
You can invest with less risk and make more money in the stock market. All you have to do is not be an average investor. Intelligence is the ability to make finer distinctions.
I'm about a 160, 170 bowler so I feel like I'm pretty good - I'm average, but I don't stink, you know?
The trouble with democracy is that 50 percent of the voters are below average.
One quarter of Medicare beneficiaries have five or more chronic conditions, sees an average of 13 physicians each year, and fills 50 prescriptions per year.
Zachary Cole Smith
Three years between records is longer than average. Double albums are much more of a statement. I really wanted to put myself out there as much as I possibly could.
My biggest regret was letting my lifetime average drop below .300. I always felt I was a .300 hitter, and if I could change one thing that would be it.
That's a very hard thing to help the establishment know. We're still an establishment that thinks the average mentality is something like 13 years of age, that never forgot H.L. Mencken's notion that nobody lost money underestimating the intelligence of the American people. That's the horseshit the establishment has always lived with.
Actually, I think the average voice is like 70 percent tone and 30 percent noise. My voice is 95 percent noise.
On average, since the urge to kill myself isn't so strong that I actually kill myself, the world is worth living in.
Celebrate exceptional productivity, rather than raise average efforts.
I would like to play an average guy. I would have loved to play opposite John Candy in a movie. That was my dream for a long time, and sadly, now I can never realize that. But I'd like to do comedy.
John F Kennedy
While much remains to be done to achieve full equality of economic opportunity-for the average woman worker earns only 60 percent of the average wage for men-this legislation is a significant step forward.
... the genius never makes anything new, but always something that is just different, and the average talents provide him the possibility within which his genius condenses into achievements.
Sadly, an average service that's well marketed will always generate massively more money, than a great service, which too few people know about. Think about it: People can't hire you, if they don't know you exist - regardless of how amazing you are.
The average household might prepare for root canal, traffic accident, unemployment or illness, but how the household will meet, manage and even survive violent crime is the most neglected area of household management.
Marriage is about the most expensive way for the average man to get laundry done.
If you know what you are going to write when you're writing a poem, it's going to be average.
I find that most of my scripts have a lot more scenes than most films, so the average movie might have 100 scenes, my average script has 300 scenes.
I like to score and drive in runs more than pay attention to batting average.
W. E. B. Du Bois
The most ordinary Negro is a distinct gentleman, but it takes extraordinary training and opportunity to make the average white man anything but a hog.
The only very marked difference between the average civilized man and the average savage is that the one is gilded and the other is painted.
Your average knitter, obsessed as we are with the art form, is quickly going to begin producing far more in the way of warm things than are needed by even an arctic-bound knitter. Knitting breeds generosity, true...but perhaps in a hurry to avoid burying ourselves in hand-knits. There are only so many scarves one knitter can use.