Quotation Explorer - 'Abnormal'

Even the most impassioned devotee of the ghost story would admit that the taste for it is slightly abnormal, a survival, perhaps, from adolescence, a disease of deficiency suffered by those whose lives and imaginations do not react satisfactorily to normal experience and require an extra thrill - L.P. Hartley
Compassion constitutes a radical form of criticism, for it announces that the hurt is to be taken seriously, that the hurt is not to be accepted as normal and natural but is an abnormal and unacceptable condition for humanness. - Walter Brueggemann
And suddenly he thought, I'm the abnormal one now. Normalcy was a majority concept, the standard of many and not the standard of just one man. - Richard Matheson
Abnormal radiation exposure and oxygen starvation teaches you that reality is just a perception that is derived from your immediate environmental conditions. - Steven Magee
The scary thing about the protective properties of dietary intake regarding abnormal human radiation exposures is that NASA has understood this for decades! - Steven Magee
Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal. - Leo Tolstoy
Nothing is beautiful except the abnormal; and nothing is abnormal until we have grasped the norm. - C. S. Lewis
When people live in abnormality for too long, the abnormal becomes normal and eventually, identity is lost - Kudakwashe Mazendame
If you think people in your life are normal, then you undoubtedly have not spent any time getting to know the abnormal side of them. - Shannon L. Alder
Purpose stirs creativity, without purpose you life will be in abnormal use(abuse). - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Sexual normalcy and abnormality are personal and subjective concepts. What is unnatural to one [person] is natural to another. What is abnormal under certain conditions may be completely normal under others. And, in any event, to be different is not necessarily to be wrong, or to be sick. - Victor J. Banis
In a natural environment, nature controls the breeding cycles. In the man-made environment, abnormal environmental conditions control the unnatural breeding cycles. - Steven Magee
One's appreciation of, and understanding of the normal or the usual is requisite for any understanding of the abnormal or the unusual. - Milton H. Erickson
Abnormal is so common, it's practically normal. - Cory Doctorow
Abnormal nonsense. Suggests a norm, which is a tag placed on those who don’t conform to an elite’s view of itself. - Anthony North
If you are living in the electrified wireless west, then you are living a very abnormal lifestyle that your genetics has no adaptation to. - Steven Magee
Prayer is in essence rebellion—rebellion against the world in its fallenness. Prayer is the undying refusal to accept as normal what is pervasively abnormal. It is the refusal of every agenda, every scheme, every interpretation that is at odds with the norm as originally established by God. - David G. Wells
Christianity today is so subnormal that if any Christian began to act like a normal New Testament Christian, he would be considered abnormal - Leonard Ravenhill
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