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Top 100 Quotes About Average Life

#1. Life entertains humble men by giving men with below average looks (intellect, knowledge, etc.) an above average self-esteem. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#2. I really got consumed with the idea of how people who are deemed crazy or insane often have a firmer grasp on reality than normal people. The average person goes through life thinking it will go on forever. - Author: Youth Lagoon
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#3. Youth is fleeting and life is short, you might as well strike hard. Anything else is just average. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#4. The closer you get to excellence in your life, the more friends you'll lose. People love you when you are average, because it makes them comfortable. But when you pursue greatness, it makes people uncomfortable. Be prepared to lose some people on your journey. - Author: Tony Gaskins Jr.
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#5. Everybody has the same energy potential. The average person wastes his in a dozen little ways. I bring mine to bear on one thing only: my paintings, and everything else is sacrificed to it ... myself included. - Author: Pablo Picasso
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#6. If you do not want an average life, you must be on guard against, and quietly suspicious of, conclusions made by conventional thinking. - Author: Andy Andrews
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#7. Knowledge above the average can be crammed into the average man, but it remains dead, and in the last analysis sterile knowledge. The result is a man who may be a living dictionary but nevertheless falls down miserably in all special situations and decisive moments in life. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#8. I am entirely convinced that what is more than anything else lacking in the life of the average well-intentioned man of to-day is the reflective mood. - Author: Arnold Bennett
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#9. Country music to me is heartfelt music that speaks to the common man. It is about real life stories with rather simple melodies that the average person can follow. Country music should speak directly and simply about the highs and lows of life. Something that anyone can relate to. - Author: George Jones
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#10. Average people have a world view that says being comfortable with who and where they are in life is the key to happiness. The great ones have a world view that says happiness is learning, growing and becoming. - Author: Steve Siebold
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#11. I lived a fairly average, anonymous small-town life till I got the idea to do Nine Inch Nails. Then I locked myself in a studio for a year, and then got off the tour bus two years after that, and I didn't know who I'd turned into. - Author: Trent Reznor
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#12. dialysis is therapy has been initiated, the average expected remaining life span is approximately 8 years. - Author: Marie Stephens
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#13. On the publicity tour of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding,' I was asked over and over again, if, as the writer, I felt it was a fair depiction of real life to have someone of my er, below average looks, hook up with hottie John Corbett. - Author: Nia Vardalos
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#14. To regret fully is to appreciate how high the stakes are in even the average human life; fully experienced, it turns our eyes, attentive and alert, to a future possibly lived better than our past. - Author: David Whyte
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#15. You were not created to just get by with an average, unrewarding, or unfulfilling life. God created you to leave your mark on this generation. - Author: Joel Osteen
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#16. In real life there is no such thing as the average man. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#17. The communities and countries best at using energy to optimize a microclimate for human life are also the ones whose people have the longest average lifespans. Canada, Sweden, and Iceland - places with inhospitable winter weather - are frontrunners in sustaining human health and life. - Author: Chris Hadfield
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#18. I think people are used to people in show business having a lot of hubris. I think I have a normal amount of self-loathing but because I'm in show business it's considered self-deprecation. In normal life I would just be considered your average neurotic. - Author: Jon Stewart
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#19. We are given one life. It's up to us to make it great or not. Average or spectacular. The choice is always up to us. - Author: Timothy Pina
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#20. One nice thing about the Third World, you don't have to fasten your seat belt. (Or stop smoking. Or cut down on saturated fats.) It takes a lot off your mind when average life expectancy is forty-five minutes. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#21. Higgins: I'm an ordinary man, who desires nothing more than just an ordinary chance, to live exactly as he likes, and do precisely what he wants. An average man am I, of no eccentric whim, Who likes to live his life, free of strife Doing whatever he thinks is best for him, Well, just an ordinary man - Author: Rex Harrison
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#22. Being stupid is not as frustrating as being brilliant for 5 seconds and then average for the rest of your life - Author: Garrison Wynn
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#23. I had two family members involved in World War I: two great-uncles. One of them is on a memorial in France. And the other was a trench runner who survived the war. The average life span of a trench runner was 36 hours, but he survived the whole war. - Author: Ben Barnes
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#24. The totality of beliefs and sentiments common to the average members of a society forms a determinate system with a life of its own. It can be termed the collective or creative consciousness. - Author: Emile Durkheim
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#25. A thought enters your brain and lasts an average of five seconds. The only way to keep it is to grab hold of it and claim it. The same applies to dreams. We forget most of our dreams because we never take the actions needed to make them our own. - Author: Toni Sorenson
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#26. The average American has the feeling that work..is the only dignified way of life...While theoretically, economic activities are supposed to be the means to the good life, as a matter of fact it is not the end, but the means themselves, that have the greater prestige. - Author: Eric Rauchway
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#27. Sea World's killer whale collection needs constant replenishing. The average life span of the animals in captivity is less than half the average for killer whales in the ocean. - Author: Nina Easton
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#28. Generally speaking, I resolve to change my life on average maybe thirty to forty times a week, usually at about two a.m, drunk, ore early the next morning, hungover. - Author: David Nicholls
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#29. Though biomedical science has vastly increased mankind's average life expectancy, the maximum has not changed in verifiable recorded history. - Author: Sherwin B. Nuland
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#30. All of your precious resources - time, energy, talent, passion, and money - should only go to the areas of your life or your business that are best, are fixable, and are indespensable. Otherwise, average sets in and [your life] does not become what it was designed to be. - Author: Henry Cloud
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#31. My life is pretty ordinary in so many ways. I live in a town called Plainville. I have the life of an average dad. It feels like I have this secret identity as an author, and it's still very surreal to me. - Author: Jeff Kinney
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#32. In the summer of 1776, the average British soldier was 28 years old with seven years experience in the Army. The average American soldier was 20 and had known military life for only six months. - Author: Joseph J. Ellis
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#33. But for life's little defeats and indignities, I would be happy, content and completely average. - Author: Mark Rude
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#34. The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American recently passed each other in opposite directions. - Author: George Carlin
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#35. To conform is to be average. - Author: Manoj Vaz
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#36. Normal people can be happy with a regular life, but there is more to life than just plodding through an average existence. - Author: Arnold Schwarzenegger
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#37. If I'm going to be anything more than average, if anyone is going to remember me, then I need to go further, in art, in life, in everything! - Author: Salvador Dali
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#38. The average result has to be the average result. By definition, everybody can't beat the market. As I always say, the iron rule of life is that only 20% of the people can be in the top fifth. That's just the way it is. - Author: Charlie Munger
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#39. Any man who goes into anything in life and does it better than the average will have a successful life. If he does it worse than the average, his life will not be successful. And no business can exist in which success cannot be won on that basis. - Author: Charles M. Schwab
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#40. While nothing is more uncertain than a single life, nothing is more certain than the average duration of a thousand lives. - Author: Elizur Wright
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#41. There's now, for the first time, a huge gulf between the artefacts of our everyday life and what even a single expert, let alone the average child, can comprehend. The gadgets that now pervade young people's lives, iPhones and suchlike, are baffling 'black boxes' - pure magic to most people. - Author: Martin Rees
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#42. Don't waste your time trying to live an average life. You aren't average. And that is your greatest advantage. - Author: Heidi Priebe
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#43. For the average person leading an ordinary life, fame holds an hypnotic attraction. Many would sooner perish than exist in anonymity. But for the unlucky few who've had notoriety forced upon them, infamy can be a sentence more damning than any prison term - Author: Emily Thorne
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#44. My biggest fear in life is to be average. - Author: M. Night Shyamalan
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#45. Intelligent individuals learn from every thing and every one; average people, from their experiences. The stupid already have all the answers. - Author: Socrates
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#46. But even if the average life expectancy continued to increase by one year with each passing year, it would take forever for people to live forever, so probably no one would ever see it. - Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
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#47. It takes a real storm in the average person's life to make him realize how much worrying he has done over the squalls. - Author: Bruce Barton
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#48. I had a series of childhood illnesses ... scarlet fever ... pneumonia ... Polio. I walked with braces until I was at least nine years old. My life wasn't like the average person who grew up and decided to enter the world of sports. - Author: Wilma Rudolph
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#49. Get excellence or live average. - Author: Onyi Anyado
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#50. If you have had the same dishwasher for 10 years or more, don't bother repairing it. The average dishwasher is expected to last nine years, and you've most likely squeezed as much life out of it as you can. - Author: Jean Chatzky
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#51. Because of lower life expectancy in Scotland - something that we are working hard to improve - the average woman will get £11,000 less in pension payments than counterparts in the rest of the U.K., even though she will pay exactly the same in contributions. - Author: Nicola Sturgeon
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#52. Life is about feeling. Touches on your skin, both passionate and icy. Anything other than normal, the average, the lukewarm. - Author: Tony Brady
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#53. I grew up in a one-parent family. I worked my way through college, I had very average grades and I was very average looking, but I've lived a remarkable life only because I believed I could. - Author: Georgette Mosbacher
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#54. The average rap life is two or three albums. You're lucky to get to your second album in rap! - Author: Jay-Z
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#55. The average family spends 30 hours in front of a television, and they say they don't have the time to have a balanced, integrated life. - Author: Stephen Covey
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#56. 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. - Author: Martha Beck
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#57. Confidence is a life ingredient that is essential to success and wholeness. It is perhaps the single most important trait that enables seemingly average people to do and become all that they can. And the good news is - it can be learned. No one has to suffer a lifetime of low confidence. - Author: Steve Goodier
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#58. Everybody can't have the life of a normal, average American person in India - they can't. So, it's about egalitarianism. It's about sharing things more equally. It's about access to natural resources. - Author: Arundhati Roy
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#59. A truly great life. That is what humanity deserves. Not an average life, not even a normal one-a life in which genius is not an anomaly but an expectation. But to achieve such things - Author: Madeleine Roux
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#60. 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 - Author: Knute Rockne
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#61. Somebody is born.
Somebody goes to school.
Somebody learns to conform.
Somebody types a CV.
Somebody gets a job.
Somebody follows orders.
Somebody gets a golden watch.
And then, eventually,
Somebody dies.
And, a Nobody is buried. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#62. Average is very acceptable in our society but I don't think the angels are applauding. If you are determined to be excellent, to not back out of it, you will reap a harvest in your life. - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#63. If you couldn't help harboring higher aspirations in life, you should at least harbor only simple desires, reduced in passion and ambition, as if you had been de-generized and now had only enough strength to be average. - Author: Elif Shafak
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#64. I guess in life I find people who, at first glance, appear to be very typical or average, whatever that means, and then turn out to have hidden qualities. - Author: Curtis Sittenfeld
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#65. I love to read. I remember hearing that the average author takes two years to write a book. So when I read a book, I feel like I am getting two years of life experiences. - Author: Mark Batterson
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#66. My 30 year attempt (and subsequent failure) to reach "normal" has brought me to ponder whether "normal" even exists, or if it is nothing more than delusional grandeur based in the sounds of those sweet sirens drawing my ship in all the wrong directions. - Author: Dan Pearce
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#67. If the average person realized the power he wields over his life and destiny, he would live in a perpetual state of wonder and thanksgiving. - Author: Earl Nightingale
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#68. For the average civilized person to whom, as to Patrick Henry, even death is acceptable in the absence of liberty. - Author: Federico Mangahas
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#69. You know, the dirty secret in the Director's Guild is that the average life expectancy of Director's Guild members is 57 years old. The stress level is so high and directors are generally really out of shape, cause they sit in the chair and they eat craft service. - Author: Eli Roth
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#70. I came to dedicate my life to opening space to the average person and crafting designs for new spaceships that could take us far from home. But since Apollo ended, such travels were only in our collective memory. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#71. Applause, mingled with boos and hisses, is about all that the average voter is able or willing to contribute to public life. - Author: Elmer Davis
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#72. In reading the biographies of very successful men and women, one theme frequently surfaces: such people have a strong bias for action. Those who achieve high levels of success in some areas of life tend to take a LOT more action than those who settle for average or below average results. - Author: Steve Pavlina
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#73. My dad was an agent for Met Life. In the '50s, I remember the mortality rate was something like - you had - 58 was the average age. Then it was moved up to 62, and then 65, 68. - Author: Willard Scott
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#74. I don't really want to become normal, average, standard. I want merely to gain in strength, in the courage to live out my life more fully, enjoy more, experience more. I want to develop even more original and more unconventional traits - Author: Anais Nin
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#75. The average american spends six months of his or her life waiting for red lights to turn green. six months wasted, waiting for permission to move on. - Author: Megan McCafferty
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#76. I have learned that some of the nicest people you'll ever meet are those who have suffered a traumatic event or loss. I admire them for their strength, but most especially for their life gratitude - a gift often taken for granted by the average person in society. - Author: Sasha Azevedo
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#77. My heart beats more for a raw, average vulgar art, which doesn't live between sleepy fairy-tale moods and poetry but rather concedes a direct entrance to the fearful, commonplace, splendid and the average grotesque banality in life. - Author: Max Beckmann
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#78. [It] is hardly possible to maintain seriously that the evil done by science is not altogether outweighed by the good. For example, if ten million lives were lost in every war, the net effect of science would still have been to increase the average length of life. - Author: G.H. Hardy
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#79. The average life expectancy for a black man in an American city is something like twenty-three very short years. The reality of that had never fully kicked in before, but it did that night. And I thought, hell, I'm at risk just walking around. - Author: Suzanne Brockmann
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#80. Our public life withers when only the most extreme voices get attention. Most of all, democracy breaks down when the average person feels their voice doesn't matter; that the system is rigged in favor of the rich or the powerful or some narrow interest. - Author: Barack Obama
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#81. 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. - Author: Douglas Sirk
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#82. It is the province of poetry to be more realistic and present than the artificial narratives of an outer discourse, and not afraid of the truthful difficulty of the average human life. - Author: David Whyte
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#83. Let's get busy. Get up! Stop living an average life. Stop living in a rut. Get ready for a new way to walk and talk. Taller, louder, prouder and thoroughly convinced that you have enough hope in your life to give some away. - Author: J. Loren Norris
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#84. The presentations and conceptions of the average man of the world are formed and dominated, not by the full and pure desire for knowledge as an end in itself, but by the struggle to adapt himself favourably to the conditions of life. - Author: Ernst Mach
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#85. As medical care has improved, life expectancy has increased - on average, in the United States, by some two years between 1990 and 2000. But for the poorest group of Americans there has been no progress, and for poor women life expectancy has actually been declining. - Author: Joseph E. Stiglitz
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#86. Life is to short to be average. - Author: Shayne T. Wright
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#87. There's randomness and there's the demand and supply ratio. And both of these combine to stop the average man from making it big. More it happens, more is our guy forced to believe in luck. Decades, my friend, you know what that does to a man. - Author: Daya Kudari
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#88. It's sometimes quite astonishing that a single, average life is enough to encompass so much that it's at all possible ever to have any success in one's work here. - Author: Franz Kafka
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#89. Do you not know how uncontrolled and unreliable the average human being is in all that concerns sexual life? - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#90. As part of my research for An Anthology of Authors' Atrocity Stories About Publishers, I conducted a study (employing my usual controls) that showed the average shelf life of a trade book to be somewhere between milk and yoghurt. - Author: Calvin Trillin
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#91. thousand years ago the average life expectancy of mankind was only twenty-five years. It took another nine hundred years to extend that to thirty-seven. Today the average is seventy-eight. So, in the past hundred years, we more than doubled life expectancy. That - Author: James Rollins
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#92. The average trade book has a shelf life of between milk and yogurt, except for books by any member of the Irving Wallace family - they have preservatives. - Author: Calvin Trillin
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#93. Maybe faith was never meant to be some perfectly plotted, passion-driven paperback. Maybe faith is the long story of a happy marriage -- an average life made fuller, not smaller, by the pockets of silence and darkness that break into it. - Author: Addie Zierman
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#94. At twenty-seven years old, I was diagnosed HIV. Three years later I decide to dedicate the remainder of my life to art. Leaving work and refusing the assistance of Unemployment Insurance or Welfare, I challenged myself to live completely through my art. - Author: Joe Average
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#95. There is an element - particularly on social media - where I want to encourage positivity and kindness rather than negativity and bashing of other people. I think that is a way I try to incorporate social responsibility into my life, but I feel like my day to day is pretty average. - Author: Danielle Panabaker
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#96. While she was exceptional, I was average, a man whose major accomplishment in life was to love her without reservation, and that will never change. - Author: Nicholas Sparks
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#97. Someone who really wants to discover themselves has to be particularly careful about the use and abuse of power. But even your average human being just passing through another life has to be careful. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#98. The average person can look at someone in public life and say they have it all, but they might be struggling. Or you may think another person has more apparent challenges, but she's deeply grateful for her life. I don't think anyone can judge what having it all means for someone else. - Author: Ivanka Trump
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#99. I don't blame the average seventeen-year-old punk-rock kid for calling me a sellout. I understand that. And maybe when they grow up a little bit, they'll realize there's more things to life than living out your rock & roll identity so righteously. - Author: Kurt Cobain
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#100. In 1900, the average life expectancy of a US citizen was 48, so most menopausal women were dead, which is not a great place to be. - Author: Sandra Tsing Loh
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