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'Though we must innovate, and though we must grow, we must never lose sight of our core mediocrities.'
Mediocre people are always at their best.
' ... The average American male ...'
"Look, Joel, you're relatively young, have a relatively nice job and a relatively nice wife. There's no reason in the world why you shouldn't be relatively happy."
'You always told me to be honest.'
The much more typical...Renaissance man.
A middle-aged mid-level executive, middle class, with a mid-size car makes a daring choice...
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My son is a mediocre student in an underperforming school in a community of losers.
'I think I've found our dreamhouse, Helen. Check out the one under the heading 'nondescript'.'
A middle-aged mid-level executive, middle class with a mid-size car makes a daring choice: 'I'll have the large size.'
"I know my grades are straight 'Cs,' but don't I get some credit for consistency?"
'I've spent my life avoiding extremes...So I can safety say I am completely average. In fact, rather more average than most.'
'What my wife doesn't realize is that only the mediocre are at their best all the time..'
This lane reserved for average persons only.
'I don't really have a personal best. I'm just sort of OK all the time.'
'Another mediocre quarter, but with a name like ours, the stockholders don't expect much else.'
"Well, yes. Diaries are often published. But they're usually written by interesting people."
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"This is a real opportunity to do things exactly as we've done them before."
Headstone: "A lifetime of averageness interspersed with flashes of sheer mediocrity."
"My dad isn't going to like this. It has 'average' written all over it."