Quotations on average

I consider myself an average man, except in the fact that I consider myself an average man.
-Michel de Montaigne
Not doing more than the average is what keeps the average down.
-William M. Winans
A jury is a group of twelve people of average ignorance.
-Herbert Spencer
The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50%.
of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.
-Andrew Carnegie
I am only an average man but, by George, I work harder at it than the average man.
-Theodore Roosevelt