Best Average Quotes On Success In Life

These average quotes will inspire you. Average a number expressing the central or typical value in a set of data, in particular the mode, median, or (most commonly) the mean, which is calculated by dividing the sum of the values in the set by their number.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging average quotes, average sayings, and average proverbs.

Famous Average Quotes

  1. “The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.” ~ Andy Rooney
  2. “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” ~ Jim Rohn
  3. “Leadership is the challenge to be something more than average.” ~ Jim Rohn
  4. “When you’re average, you’re just as close to the bottom as you are the top.” ~ Alfred North Whitehead

  5. “Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.” ~ George Carlin
  6. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt , Average quotes mind
  7. “No man can avoid being born average, but no man has to stay average.” ~ Satchel Paige
  8. “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
  9. “I am only an average man but, by George, I work harder at it than the average man.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt

  10. “The average man is a conformist, accepting miseries and disasters with the stoicism of a cow standing in the rain.” ~ Colin Wilson
  11. “Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will.” ~ Aiden Wilson Tozer
  12. “The average estimate themselves by what they do, the above average by what they are.” ~ Friedrich Schiller , Be above average quotes
  13. “America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.” ~ Evan Esar

  14. “My grandmother and I saw an average of eight movies a week, double features, second run.” ~ Carol Burnett
  15. “The average American worker has fifty interruptions a day, of which seventy percent have nothing to do with work.” ~ W. Edwards Deming
  16. “The average housewife goes to the restaurant to relax and enjoy the food. But when Eva walks in, she becomes the center of attention.” ~ Eva Gabor
  17. “I don’t do drugs anymore… than, say, the average touring funk band.” ~ Bill Hicks

  18. “Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine.” ~ Fran Lebowitz
  19. “The average American’s day planner has fewer holes in it than Ray Charles’s dart board.” ~ Dennis Miller
  20. “The average person’s ear weighs what you are, not what you were.” ~ Francis Quarles , Average quotes person
  21. “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

  22. “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
  23. “For me the writing, when I’m going to direct it myself, is really just the first draft, and I don’t change it very much; I only change it on average about two lines per movie.” ~ John Sayles
  24. “Don’t settle for average. Bring your best to the moment. Then, whether it fails or succeeds, at least you know you gave all you had. We need to live the best that’s in us.” ~ Angela Bassett
  25. “I’ve never professed to be anything but an average student.” ~ Dan Quayle

  26. “A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance.” ~ Herbert Spencer
  27. “I think the average person thinks I’m a nut and I deserve whatever happens to me.” ~ Mike Tyson
  28. “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
  29. “They say the average person can’t make a living in art… but if you tell me there’s something I can’t do, that’s what I have to do.” ~ George Sutherland
  30. “The average tourist wants to go to places where there are no tourists.” ~ Sam Ewing

  31. “My idea at this time, which was slowly developing, was to create a comedie humaine with little people, average people – samples from every period in American life.” ~ Douglas Sirk
  32. “The average voter has to hear a point seven times before it registers.” ~ Paul Weyrich
  33. “The Queen is usually reckoned equal, in average situations, to two Rooks and a Pawn, but towards the end of a game she is hardly so valuable as two Rooks.” ~ Howard Staunton
  34. “A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.” ~ John B. S. Haldane

  35. “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
  36. “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 Schneier
  37. “The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible.” ~ Jean Kerr
  38. “I don’t think there is any such thing as an ordinary mortal. Everybody has his own possibility of rapture in the experience of life. All he has to do is recognize it and then cultivate it and get going with it. I always feel uncomfortable when people speak about ordinary mortals because I’ve never met an ordinary man, woman, or child.” ~ Joseph Campbell
  39. “Refuse to be average.” ~ Aiden Wilson Tozer

  40. “What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.” ~ Sigmund Freud
  41. “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
  42. “A novel must be exceptionally good to live as long as the average cat.” ~ Lord Chesterfield
  43. “Remember, half the people you know are below average.” ~ Larry the Cable Guy

  44. “There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.” ~ Henry Adams
  45. “The average adult laughs 15 times a day; the average child, more than 400 times.” ~ Martha Beck
  46. “An average working day begins at 8 or 9 am, includes an hour for lunch, and ends at 5 or 6 pm.” ~ Peter Straub
  47. “The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work.” ~ Andrew Carnegie

  48. “The average music-lover hears only the production under prevailing conditions.” ~ John Philip Sousa
  49. “I’ve always said when I broke in I was an average player. I had an average arm, average speed and definitely an average bat. I am still average in all of those.” ~ Brooks Robinson
  50. “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
  51. “It is even harder for the average ape to believe that he has descended from man.” ~ H. L. Mencken

  52. “Men and women range themselves into three classes or orders of intelligence; you can tell the lowest class by their habit of always talking about persons; the next by the fact that their habit is always to converse about things; the highest by their preference for the discussion of ideas.” ~ Henry Thomas Buckle
  53. “The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American recently passed each other in opposite directions.” ~ George Carlin
  54. “Our bombs are smarter than the average high school student. At least they can find Kuwait.” ~ A. Whitney Brown
  55. “The average American is nothing if not patriotic.” ~ Herbert Croly

  56. “Under the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star Program, homes are independently verified to be measurably more energy efficient than average houses.” ~ Melissa Bean
  57. “The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion or ethnic background, is that we all believe we are above-average drivers.” ~ Dave Barry
  58. “Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which we have not yet developed tools that make an average person capable of competence and performance. In teaching we rely on the ‘naturals,’ the ones who somehow know how to teach.” ~ Peter Drucker
  59. “Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.” ~ John D. Rockefeller

  60. “Over the past few years special interests have had a larger and larger say over who gets what in America, and the voices of average citizens are being shut out.” ~ Marty Meehan
  61. “On average, drug prisoners spend more time in federal prison than rapists, who often get out on early release because of the overcrowding in prison caused by the Drug War.” ~ Michael Badnarik
  62. “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
  63. “As far as dramas are concerned, it’s considered passe for playwrights to turn out anything the average person can understand” ~ Ethel Merman

  64. “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
  65. “Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven.” ~ Edward de Bono

Average is a standard or level that is considered to be typical or usual.

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