Quotation Explorer - 'Eccentric'

My pockets had always puzzled Weena, but at the last she had concluded that they were an eccentric kind of vase for floral decoration. - H.G. Wells
Just because it's something original, eccentric or you're not used to it; doesn't mean it's wrong. - Sandra Chami Kassis
Eccentric is a nice word to replace 'weird' and 'crazy', which you can use when you really like someone. - Haidji
I'd rather be eccentric and artistic, than be normal and have not one inch of art flowing through my heart. - Anthony Liccione
A free society cherishes nonconformity. It knows that from the non-conformist, from the eccentric, have come many of the great ideas of freedom. A free society fertilizes the soil in which non-conformity and dissent and individualism can grow. - Henry Steele Commager
Writers have a well-deserved reputation for being eccentric. Everything you've heard is true. - Sara Sheridan
Writers are, as a profession, nothing if not eccentric. - Sara Sheridan
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric. - Bertrand Russell
In a culture that relentlessly promotes avarice and excess as the good life, a person happy doing his own work is usually considered an eccentric, if not a subversive. - Bill Watterson
One must never be eccentric. If one's lot is cast among fools, it is necessary to study folly.
(regarding Charles Lee) This eccentric and notably slovenly man was always trailed by his beloved dogs. "When I can be convinced that men are as worthy objects as dogs", he once explained, "I shall transfer my benevolence to them. - Ron Chernow
Live beyond your capability, be an eccentric with focused sincerity. - Debasish Mridha
Maybe it’s just in America, but it seems that if you’re passionate about something, it freaks people out. You’re considered bizarre or eccentric. To me, it just means you know who you are. - Tim Burton
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