“Average” is what the failures claim to be when their family and friends ask them why they are not successful.

“Average” is the top of the bottom, the best of the worst, the bottom of the top, the worst of the best.

“Average” means being run-of-the-mill, mediocre, insignificant and also-ran, a nonentity.

Being “Average” is the lazy person’s cop out; it’s lacking the guts to stand in life; it’s living by default.

Being “Average” is to take up space for no purpose; to take the trip through life, but to never pay the fare; to return no interest for God’s investment in you.

Being “Average” is to pass one’s life away with time, rather than to pass one’s time with life. It’s to kill time, rather than to work it to death.

To be “average” is to be forgotten once you pass from this life.

The successful are remembered for their contributions, the failures are remembered because they tried, but the “average, ” the silent majority, is just forgotten.

To be “average” is to commit the greatest crime one can commit against one’s self, humanity, and one’s God. The saddest epitaph is this: “Here lies Mr. or Mrs. Average – here lies the remains of what might have been, except for their belief that they were only ‘average.’