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Quotes about Average

Let these Average quotes help you to let go of your troubles and move on to a joyful and inspiring life.

Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves.
But deep down below the surface of the average conscience
a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune.
- Carl Jung

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Great minds discuss ideas;
average minds discuss events;
small minds discuss people.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant
intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
- Sigmund Freud

The average American is nothing if not patriotic.
- Herbert Croly

 

The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.
- Andy Rooney

The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at
seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible.
- Jean Kerr

We are just an advanced breed of monkeys
on a minor planet of a very average star.
But we can understand the Universe.
That makes us something very special.
- Stephen Hawking


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America believes in education: the average professor
earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
- Evan Esar

I am regularly asked what the average Internet user
can do to ensure his security.
My first answer is usually 'Nothing;
you're screwed'.
- Bruce Scheneier

A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far
better company than the average adult.
- John B. S. Haldane

Under the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star Program,
homes are independently verified to be measurably more
energy efficient than average houses.
- Melissa Bean

To the average mind popular music would mean compositions
vulgarly conceived and commonplace in their treatment.
That is absolutely false.
- John Philip Sousa

In addition, California spends nearly $1 billion a
year in Medi-Cal services for an average of 780,000
illegal immigrants a month,
over and above emergency health services.
- Elton Gallegly

I learned that kids in show business are so different from regular,
average students.
They would gather behind you and help you to succeed in any way possible.
- Wally George

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

And also a lot of Muslims are no more religious then the average Swede.
For them it's natural that human rights come first.
- Bjorn Ulvaeus

I'm an average enough person to point to the things
I've gotten to see that are awe-inspiring.
- Laurie Anderson

The shelf life of the average trade book is somewhere between milk and yogurt.
- Calvin Trillin

I personally think that we can win the World Cup.
We are improving with every game.
With such a young average age in the squad we can only carry on improving.
- Ruud van Nistelrooy

How do you win? By getting average players to play
good and good players to play great.
That's how you win.
- Bum Phillips

The average American worker has fifty interruptions a day,
of which seventy percent have nothing to do with work.
- W. Edwards Deming

The first trip of the Pony Express was made in ten days -
an average of two hundred miles a day.
But we soon began stretching our riders and making better time.
- Buffalo Bill

The average pencil is seven inches long,
with just a half-inch eraser - in case you thought optimism was dead.
- Robert Brault

I've always had a problem with the average macho man -
they've always been a threat to me.
- Kurt Cobain

I performed adequately at school, but in comparison to my older brother,
who set the record for the highest cumulative average for our high school,
my performance was decidedly mediocre.
- Steven Chu

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

When you're average, you're just as close to the bottom as you are the top.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Public opinion, a vulgar, impertinent,
anonymous tyrant who deliberately makes life unpleasant
for anyone who is not content to the average person.
- William Ralph Inge

I just want to be treated like an average guy.
- John Fahey

And it's difficult for the average American to understand
why something like that could be so important and why
a little small place like Taiwan would be so important to the PRC.
- Fred Thompson

Universal peace sounds ridiculous to the head of an average family.
- Kin Hubbard

Personally, I can't see why it would be any less romantic
to find a husband in a nice four-color catalogue than
in the average downtown bar at happy hour.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

Today it has been estimated that the average 70 year
old has four chronic conditions and consumes an average
of 35 PBS scripts per year for those conditions.
- Julie Bishop

Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will.
Refuse to be average or to surrender to the chill of
your spiritual environment.
- Arthur Helps

I am persuaded that the world has been tricked into adopting
some false and most pernicious notions about consistency -
and to such a degree that the average man has
turned the rights and wrongs of things entirely around
and is proud to be "consistent," unchanging, immovable, fossilized,
where it should be his humiliation.
- Mark Twain

The average adult laughs 15 times a day;
the average child,
more than 400 times.
- Martha Beck

I always felt good about myself.
I was just an average person.
I always felt I could do anything anyone else could.
If an average person makes up their mind to do something,
they can.
- Larry Holmes

Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband
a month before she marries him
and what she thinks of him a year afterward,
and you will have the truth about him.
- H. L. Mencken

The average European does not seem to feel free until
he succeeds in enslaving and oppressing others.
- Bernard Berenson

I'm also looking for gems that the average reader might have missed.
- Terri Windling

The average rap life is two or three albums.
You're lucky to get to your second album in rap!
- Jay Z

The average person is gregarious; there is something
in the spirit of the crowd that adds to the enjoyment of entertainment.
- Ivor Novello

The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience,
the stupid by necessity and the brute by instinct.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The average comedian is kind of an observer looking
at everyday things that everyone could relate to and
then trying to find the exaggeration in those things.
- Aries Spears

Our bombs are smarter than the average high school student.
At least they can find Kuwait.
- A. Whitney Brown

We care little about what the average citizen thinks.
- Tom Metzger

The average life spans of many bands are not that long,
up to five years if they are lucky.
- Mike McCready

He was the average guy.
Maurice, I think, reflected every man.
- Barry Gibb

Good management consists in showing average people
how to do the work of superior people.
- John D. Rockefeller

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

Then came a big strike.
About 100 girls went out.
The result was a victory, which netted us -
I mean the girls -
$2 increase in our wages on the average.
- Rose Schneiderman

Even crushed against his brother in the Tube the average
Englishman pretends desperately that he is alone.
- Germaine Greer

The average Englishman has no idea of the dynamism in the music scene here.
- Kabir Bedi

The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American
recently passed each other in opposite directions.
- George Carlin

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

The average gardener probably knows little about what
is going on in his or her garden.
- Ken Thompson

I abhor averages.
I like the individual case.
A man may have six meals one day and none the next,
making an average of three meals per day,
but that is not a good way to live.
- Louis D. Brandeis

In one century, we've added 28 years to our average life span -
a change so rapid that our brains couldn't possibly
have evolved to accommodate it.
- Martha Beck

A jury is a group of twelve people of average ignorance.
- Herbert Spencer

Every time the guys were knocked out by my guitar playing
and the girls were knocked out by the type of songs I did.
That set us apart from the average blues band.
- George Thorogood

The average is that which no person quite ever is.
- Robert Anton Wilson

The average husband enjoys the total effect of his
home but is usually unable to contribute any of the
details of work and organisation that make it enjoyable.
- Havelock Ellis

The average voter has to hear a point seven times before it registers.
- Paul Weyrich

The professionals are going to be joined by the average Joe.
Everybody's a publisher.
- Eric Brown

I'm your average Joe guy.
I don't really care for politicians.
- John Mellencamp

I am only an average man but, by George,
I work harder at it than the average man.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Sadly, this is the same old Republican story of Robin Hood in reverse -
tax cuts for the rich while programs for average and
low income Americans suffer.
- Jose Serrano

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.
- Knute Rockne

A $1.7 billion average increase in electricity costs
is estimated to result in a $1.3 billion decrease in
personal income and a loss of 13,000 more jobs in the region.
- Greg Walden

Average real wages in Mexican manufacturing are lower
than they were 10 years ago,
if you can believe that.
- Stephen F. Lynch

Right now I'm 185, which is really good for me yet
very hard for me to maintain.
My weight seems high for the average woman,
but I've got big bones and I'm maintaining muscle.
- Lisa Leslie


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