Quotes of Eccentric

“ There's a very fine line between a groove and a rut; a fine line between eccentrics and people who are just plain nuts. ”

- Christine Lavin

“ Volunteering is an act of heroism on a grand scale. And it matters profoundly. It does more than help people beat the odds; it changes the odds. ”

- President Bill Clinton

“ I found that it wasn't so oddball to like music and poetry and visual arts, they're kindred spirits. ”

- J. Carter Brown

“ If we admit a thing so extraordinary as the creation of this world, it should seem that we admit something strange, and odd, and new to human apprehension, beyond any other miracle whatsoever. ”

- George Berkeley

“ Well in the end the world can crank itself up to sanctions, as it has with Zimbabwe, another sad case. ”

- Helen Clark

“ The only difference between me and a madman is that I am not mad. ”

- Salvador Dali

“ Wen you see a man in woe, Walk right up and say "hullo." Say "hullo" and "how d'ye do," "How's the world a-usin' you? ”

- Sam Walter Foss

“ Whether the angels play only Bach praising God, I am not quite sure. I am sure, however, that en famille they play Mozart. ”

- Karl Barth

“ Care, mad to see a man sae happy, E'en drouned himsel amang the nappy. ”

- John Bunyan

“ Where's your will to be weird? ”

- Jim Morrison

“ Well, there's nothing strange about Americans as a whole. But, Angelinos are different! ”

- Paul Hogan

“ I was a geek in high school. ”

- David Schwimmer

“ The worst gift is a fruitcake. There is only one fruitcake in the entire world, and people keep sending it to each other. ”

- Johnny Carson

“ The British are really good at that. They are so incestuous,... They pass around partners as if it was popcorn at a movie. 'Do you want some?' It's just bizarre. ”

- Cameron Diaz

“ I think everybody's nuts. ”

- Johnny Depp

“ Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ One must never be eccentric. If one's lot is cast among fools, it is necessary to study folly. ”

- Count of Monte Cristo

“ Be virtuous and you will be eccentric. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Imagination took the reins, and Reason, slow-paced, though sure-footed, was unequal to a race with so eccentric and flighty a companion. ”

- Fanny Burney

“ That so few now dare to be eccentric, marks the chief danger of the time. ”

- John Stuart Mill

“ The English like eccentrics. They just don't like them living next door. ”

- Julian Clary

“ When I was young I was called a rugged individualist. When I was in my fifties I was considered eccentric. Here I am doing and saying the same things I did then and I'm labeled senile. ”

- George Burns

“ No doubt, a scientist isn't necessarily penalized for being a complex, versatile, eccentric individual with lots of extra-scientific interests. But it certainly doesn't help him a bit. ”

- Stephen Toulmin

“ A lot of my peer group think I'm an eccentric bisexual, like I may even have an ammonia-filled tentacle somewhere on my body. That's okay. ”

- Robert Downey Jr.

“ Just as every conviction begins as a whim so does every emancipator serve his apprenticeship as a crank. A fanatic is a great leader who is just entering the room. ”

- Heywood Broun

“ Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire's eye or on the ball. ”

- Jim Murray

“ Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ The man with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds. ”

- Mark Twain

“ If we do what is necessary, all the odds are in our favor. ”

- Henry Kissinger

“ It is not my fault that certain so-called bohemian elements have found in my writings something to hang their peculiar beatnik theories on. ”

- Jack Kerouac
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