Unusual Quotes

I was always an unusual girl.
My mother told me I had a chameleon soul, no moral compass pointing due north, no fixed personality; just an inner indecisiveness that was as wide and as wavering as the ocean.

Born to die    Chameleon    Elizabeth woolridge grant    Life    Lyrics    Moral compass    Mother    Music    Ocean    Personality    Pop    Ride    Single    Song    Soul    Unusual    Wise

That proves you are unusual," returned the Scarecrow; "and I am convinced that the only people worthy of consideration in this world are the unusual ones. For the common folks are like the leaves of a tree, and live and die unnoticed.

Creative people are often found either disagreeable or intimidating by mediocrities.

It is not that the girl is unfit for everything, it is that she is not of this world.

Oh, yes, she's unusual!" he said bitterly. "She blurts out whatever may come into her head; she tumbles from one outrageous escapade into another; she's happier grooming horses and hobnobbing with stable-hands than going to parties; she's impertinent; you daren't catch her eye for fear she should start to giggle; she hasn't any accomplishments; I never saw anyone with less dignity; she's abominable, and damnably hot at hand, frank to a fault, and – a darling!

…Tell me, has anything odd happened to you recently?
What do you mean, odd?'
Unusual. Deviating from the customary. Something outside the usual parameters of normalcy. An occurrence of unprecedented weird.

Lost in a Good Book

Jasper Fforde

Lost in a Good Book
Odd    Unusual    Weird

Oh yes, well, I find myself unconventional everywhere.

Today is an ephemeral ghost...
A strange amazing day that comes only once every four years. For the rest of the time it does not "exist."
In mundane terms, it marks a "leap" in time, when the calendar is adjusted to make up for extra seconds accumulated over the preceding three years due to the rotation of the earth. A day of temporal tune up!
But this day holds another secret—it contains one of those truly rare moments of delightful transience and light uncertainty that only exist on the razor edge of things, along a buzzing plane of quantum probability...
A day of unlocked potential.
Will you or won't you? Should you or shouldn't you?
Use this day to do something daring, extraordinary and unlike yourself. Take a chance and shape a
different pattern
in your personal cloud of probability!

Calendar    Chance    Days    Ephemeral    February 29    Fortune    Ghost    Ghost day    Leap    Leap day    Leap year    Moment    Moments    Months    Possibility    Probability    Quantum    Qunatum day    Rare    Second    Seconds    Temporal    Temporary    Time    Unusual    Years

The small wad of burning paper drew down to a wisp of flame and then died out leaving a faint pattern for just a moment in the incandescence like the shape of a flower, a molten rose. Then all was dark again.

The Road

Cormac McCarthy

The Road

Resistance is common to the unusual.

Common    Life    Resistance    Unusual

What does all this mean finally, I kept asking like a college kid. Why does it make me want to cry? Maybe it’s that we are all outsiders, we are all making our own unusual way through a wilderness of
normality that is just a myth.

Asking wilderness    College    Kid    Myth    Normality    Outsider    Unusual    Way

I don't perform. Seals perform.

Eschew the ordinary, disdain the commonplace. If you have a single-minded need for something, let it be the unusual, the esoteric, the bizarre, the unexpected.

I'm the first to admit that I don't write right. Now, relax and enjoy the show! The sideshow, that is.

Author    Books    Eccentric    Humor    Offbeat    Quirky    Rules    Style    Unconventional    Unusual    Writing

...she considered herself unconventional...


Anna Godbersen


I believe in the uncommon, the unusual and unlikely, even the miraculous.   I believe in nearly all things except impossibilities.
I can't fathom. 

The Special Operations Network was instigated to handle policing duties considered either too unusual or too specialized to be tackled by the regular force. There were thirty departments in all, starting at the more mundane Neighborly Disputes (SO-30) and going onto Literary Detectives (SO-27) and Art Crime (SO-24). Anything below SO-20 was restricted information, although it was common knowledge that the ChronoGuard was SO-12 and Antiterrorism SO-9. It is rumored that SO-1 was the department that polices the SpecOps themselves. Quite what the others do is anyone's guess. What is known is that the individual operatives themselves are mostly ex-military or ex-police and slightly unbalanced. 'If you want to be a SpecOp,' the saying goes, 'act kinda weird...

Antiterrorism    Art    Crime    Detectives    Literary    Military    Police    Restricted    Specialized    Time travel    Unusual    Weird

If you want to be sure of unusual thing such as aliens or UFOs,
then you have to think about it from an unusual way of thinking.

Alien    Common sense    Mind    Sense    Ufo    Unusual

Before you get bored of yourself try creativity in your life.

A tyrant has uncommon moral compass.

Homosexuality is not because of our sexual orientation, but our eagerness and enthusiasm for experiencing something new, different and unusual.

She used to be all right, Una, when we were kids. I liked that she wasn't fussed about her antlers.

Antlers    Island    Love story    Surreal    Tails    Unusual


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