Best 1 561 of Average quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 14 Sep

Rapsody

I want to be great at what I do. I don't want to be just an average rapper.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Naoto Kan

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Andrew Carnegie

Show me a man of average ability but extraordinary desire and I'll show you a winner every time.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gregory Benford

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bruce Bruce

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Demetri Martin

Statistics indicate that the average American is a guy named Brian who lives in Ohio.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mary Schmich

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bruce Barton

It takes a real storm in the average person's life to make him realize how much worrying he has done over the squalls.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Daniel J. Bernstein

The average user doesn't give a damn what happens, as long as (1) it works and (2) it's fast.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Oscar Peterson

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

W. Somerset Maugham

Most people are such fools that it is really no great compliment to say that someone is above the average.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Theophilus London

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.

By Anonym 19 Sep

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Nick Saban

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Theodore Roosevelt

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Charles A. Murray

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Armand Hammer

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Marty Nemko

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Naomi Wolf

How is it even sustainable in 21st-century America, that women earn, on average, 77 cents for every dollar earned by men?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Haruki Murakami

I'm an average person. Is just that I like reading.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mark Twain

The average man don't like trouble and danger.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Harvey Pekar

I think that the so-called average person often exhibits a great deal of heroism in getting through an ordinary day . . .

By Anonym 13 Sep

Helen Rowland

For repeating themselves from the first kiss to the last sigh, the average man's love affairs have History blushing with envy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

James C. Collins

By definition, it is not possible to everyone to be above the average.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Florence Nightingale

Averages ... seduce us away from minute observation.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Robert Kiyosaki

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Warren Moon

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?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jeff Cooper

The trouble with democracy is that 50 percent of the voters are below average.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Clayton Christensen

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mickey Mantle

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Norman Lear

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Harvey Fierstein

Actually, I think the average voice is like 70 percent tone and 30 percent noise. My voice is 95 percent noise.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tao Lin

On average, since the urge to kill myself isn't so strong that I actually kill myself, the world is worth living in.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Koch

Celebrate exceptional productivity, rather than raise average efforts.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Warwick Davis

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Robert Musil

... 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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Connolly

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Longenecker

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Burt Reynolds

Marriage is about the most expensive way for the average man to get laundry done.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Derek Walcott

If you know what you are going to write when you're writing a poem, it's going to be average.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Steven Zaillian

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Alex Rodriguez

I like to score and drive in runs more than pay attention to batting average.

By Anonym 15 Sep

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mark Twain

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stephanie Pearl-mcphee

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.