Alan Jay Lerner Quote

“Only the mediocre are always at their best.”

~ Alan Jay Lerner

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Anon    5/13/10
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RBESRQ    5/13/10

Love it! I love this one too - I think it was also a LibertyTree quote: We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run down. Aneurin Bevan, Welsh politician. Retort from your living room is like shouting in a crowd, only you hear your words. RBE

Justin, Elkland

This quote assumes a degree of predestination, but that could be due to a lack of context. Mediocrity, in my opinion, is more a function of lack of effort than lack of natural ability.

Abigail Adams, hb

It sounds like a mommily...what she might tell her child to get him/her to do better.

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Anonymous    5/13/10

Or the stress free.

E Archer, NYC

And, boy, don't the mediocre think they are great!


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