Average Quotes

On the average, everybody has one testicle.

The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.

Average is like having one foot in ice water and one foot in scalding water – on the average you are comfortable.

The average man does not know what to do with his life, yet wants another one which will last forever.

You can’t make a baby in one month, even if you make nine women pregnant.

Public opinion, a vulgar, impertinent, anonymous tyrant who deliberately makes life unpleasant for anyone who is not content to be the average man.

Remember that ‘average’ is simply the best of the poorest and the poorest of the best.

Remember, before you repeat a story, ask yourself: is it true? Is it fair? Is it necessary? If not, do not repeat it. Keep quiet. Great minds discuss ideas – Average minds discuss events – Shallow minds discuss people – Which are you?

I feel like a fugitive from the law of averages.

The average man doesn’t want to be free. He wants to be safe.