“One of the most difficult things everyone has to learn is that for your entire life you must keep fighting and adjusting if you hope to survive. No matter who you are or what your position is you must keep fighting for whatever it is you desire to achieve.” -- George Allen
All good is hard. All evil is easy. Dying, losing, cheating, and mediocrity is easy. Stay away from easy.
- Scott Alexander
Not doing more than the average is what keeps the average down.- William M. Winans
Over and over again mediocrity is promoted because real worth isn't to be found.
- Kathleen Norris