Quotation Explorer - 'Strange'

But 'tis strange and oftentimes, to win us to our harm, the instruments of darkness tell us truths, win us with honest trifles, to betray's in deepest consequence. - William Shakespeare
People are incredibly rude about it sometimes. Like, `What? You`re married?` Strange reaction to have. Proves what people`s ideas about marriage are. `We`re having a baby.` `What?` As if it`s the end of the world. Of course, it`s the start of a brilliant world. - Ewan McGregor
In the end, perhaps we should simply imagine a joke; a long joke that's continually retold in an accent too thick and strange to ever be completely understood. Life is that joke my friends. The soul is the punch line. - Tom Robbins
What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness. - Leo Tolstoy
It's a strange idea people have that thinking makes one intelligent. - Marty Rubin
The place of the worst barbarism is that modern forest that makes use of us, this forest of chimneys and bayonets, machines and weapons, of strange inanimate beasts that feed on human flesh. - Amadeo Bordiga
If you despise increase, you are a strange personality in the society - Sunday Adelaja
This is home, it's the only place I want to be, but at the same time everything familiar feels strange. It's the same as it ever was except without the people who most belong here. - Jael McHenry
When strange objects shapes the landscape, we get fiction - Umair Siddiqui
Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow? - Albert Einstein
Dying for dark - the darker the worse. Strange. - Samuel Beckett
For some soldiers, there is a greater war going on behind the gun's shadow of family and friends, than in front of the gun pointing at strange enemies. - Anthony Liccione
Strange as it seems, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and higher education positively fortifies it. - Stephen Vizinczey
We are torn between a nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known - Carson McCullers
Certainty a strange Ferris wheel of a statement! - John Allen Paulos
Sin is what is new, strong, surprising, strange. The theatre must take an interest in sin if the young are to be able to go there. - Bertolt Brecht
I was one of Them: the Strange Ones. The Funny People. The Odd Tribes of autograph collectors and photographers. The Ones who waited through long days and nights, who used other people's dreams for their lives. - Ray Bradbury
I before E except after C. Weird?By rebelling against the rules the word itself denotes its very meaning: of strange or extraordinary character, odd, fantastic.I think all writers are weird. - Day Parker
The skies are haunted by that which it were madness to know; and strange abominations pass evermore between earth and moon and athwart the galaxies. Unnamable things have come to us in alien horror and will come again. - Clark Ashton Smith
If you move faster than the music, it will look strange; if you move slower than the music, it will look strange! Be like autumn leaves which follow exactly the rhythm of the wind! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Its strange how some people ignore the logic just because they believe what they like to believe and ignore the truth. - Auliq Ice
Strange, though I am saved from sin, I am not saved from sinning. - Martin Luther
I am fated to journey hand in hand with my strange heroes and to survey the surging immensity of life, to survey it through the laughter that all can see and through the tears unseen and unknown by anyone. - Nikolai Gogol
Clearly he had his own strange way of judging things. I suspect he acquired it from the gospels. - Victor Hugo
This world is not for aye, nor 'tis not strange That even our loves should with our fortunes change. For 'tis a question left us yet to prove, Whether love lead fortune, or else fortune love. - William Shakespeare
This man has talent, that man geniusAnd here's the strange and cruel difference:Talent gives pence and his reward is gold,Genius gives gold and gets no more than pence. - W.H. Davies
How strange and ironic it is- all the words i long to sayare lost in words. - Sanober Khan
Truth may be stranger than fiction, goes the old saw, but it is never as strange as lies. - John Hodgman
Made as we were in the image of God we scarcely find it strange to take again our God as our All. God was our original habitat and our hearts cannot but feel at home when they enter again that ancient and beautiful abode. - A.W. Tozer
To fate and the strange way that it twists us all together. - Nora Roberts
It is such a strange fact that memories of people are more loyal and more faithful than the people themselves! When a person dies or leaves us, his memories yet stay with us! - Mehmet Murat ildan
This life is ironic: for it takes pain to discover pleasure; it takes sadness to know happiness; it takes war to value peace; and it takes hatred to treasure love.[Culled from: "Amara & The Strange Elderly Woman"] - Emmanuel Aghado
And in a flash I understood the meaning of sex. It is a craving of mingling of consciousness, whose symbol is the mingling of bodies. Every time a man and a woman slake their thirst in the strange waters of the other's identity, they glimpse the immensity of their freedom. - Colin Wilson
It is strange how easy it is to remember pain. - Eric Lomax, The Railway Man
For the eye has this strange property: it rests only on beauty. - Virginia Woolf
The world we suggest is a new wild west. A sensuous evil world. Strange and haunting, the path of the sun… - Jim Morrison
Eternity is said not to be an extension of time but an absence of time, and sometimes it seemed to me that her abandonment touched that strange mathematical point of endlessness, a point with no width, occupying no space. - Graham Greene
Would I had phrases that are not known, utterances that are strange, in new language that has not been used, free from repetition, not an utterance which has grown stale, which men of old have spoken.
Doctors says it is impossible to live without a heart, but is extremely unbelievable to see how many heartless humans are living in this strange world. Nothing is IMPOSSIBLE for humans beings, even living without a heart. - Angela ShahAnwar
It was strange even after suffering from fate, a person in love would choose the same fate over his life. - Faraaz Kazi
Strange star-like object over Oslo right before Obama arrives. A gift of a golden medal given by a group of wise men... Nah. - Craig Ferguson
As regards plots I find real life no help at all. Real life seems to have no plots. And as I think a plot desirable and almost necessary, I have this extra grudge against real life. But I think there are signs that strange things happen, though they do not emerge - Ivy Compton-Burnett
Here now in his triumph where all things falter, Stretched out on the spoils that his own hand spread,As a god self-slain on his own strange altar, Death lies dead. - Algernon Charles Swinburne
It is better to obey the mysterious direction, without any fuss, when it points to a new road, however strange that road may be. There is probably as much reason for it, if the truth were known, as for anything else.
Horror it has it's own strange stuff... brutal stuff and it's difficult understanding!? - Deyth Banger
It is kind of strange watching your personal history become costume. - gadgetgirl
There are special, strange gifted people in the world and they have to be treated with understanding - John Knowles
Do you think the universe fights for souls to be together? Some things are too strange and strong to be coincidences. - Emery Allen
Almost everything strange washes up near Miami. - Rick Riordan
One of the strange things about human beings is that they value only that which has a price. - Nepoleon Hill
The Beautiful is always strange. - Charles Baudelaire
Each time I see a happy face, I see two beautiful minds: the creator and the receiver of happiness. Happiness is not produced or received by non-beautiful minds. A sadistic soul cannot conceive, produce or receive happiness. It is strange to these kinds. - Prinx Maurice
F(r)iction is the best of everything we’ve ever loved. F(r)iction is experimental. F(r)iction is strange. F(r)iction pokes the soft spots, touches nerves most would rather remain protected. F(r)iction is secrets and truths and most importantly—stories. F(r)iction is weird, in every respect. - Tethered by Letters
The stars flash out of the dark and disappear, but not for people to see. We're just people. And we flash into life and disappear, but not for the stars to see. They're just stars.How strange, strange, strange. Being alive, feeling, thinking __ - Mary Stolz
It is strange how you shall hate a man, and yet pity him from the depths. - Richard Llewellyn
Made a decision. I will never let a sunny day happen without me again. Darkness is almost always guaranteed unless some strange thing happens. But the sun...?! Go get some. - Robin Caldwell
Some people have strange faiths! - Deyth Banger
I saw weird stuff in that place last night. Weird, strange, sick, twisted, eerie, godless, evil stuff… and I want in.. - Homer Simpson
For some strange reason I get some of my brightest ideas on the toilet seat, with my clothes on. - E. Obeng-Amoako Edmonds
A strange marriage that had been, though most marriages appear strange to spectators. - Ellen Glasgow
A thick, intense fog was rolling in from the ocean, which created long, strange shadows to form like creatures of their own kind. - Keira D. Skye
Scientists are in the strange position of being confronted daily by the indisputable fact of their own consciousness, yet with no way of explaining it. - Christian de Quincey
I really can't come to your party Mrs. Parker, I can't bear fools." That's strange; your mother could. - Dorothy Parker
Not that it matters, when you dream, there's no outside or in. Your mind is an unimaginable bloom. A willow catkin as big as the moon. With billions of anthers, shaking pollen like stars. It may seem strange, but in this boundless place --- You are not alone. - Rich Shapero
Standing in the middle between the idea of an event and the actual event, a strange kind of physical reality just in the middle between possibility and reality. - Heisenberg
Do not allow negative thoughts to enter your mind for they are the weeds that strange confidence. - Bruce Lee
...for every type of idea someone can have - no matter how weird or strange or gross or out there or disturbing - there is at least one person out there who enjoys that kind of idea, and the best part is seeing a book work its way to that person. - Stylo Fantome
It had been agreed between them that lighted candles at wayside inns, in strange countries amid mountain scenery, gave the evening meal a peculiar poetry. - Henry James
Princes & KingsIsn't it strange how princes and kings,and clowns that caper in sawdust rings,and common people, like you and me,are builders for eternity?Each is given a list of rules;a shapeless mass; a bag of tools.And each must fashion, ere life is flown,A stumbling block, or a Stepping-Stone. - R. Lee Sharpe
Love was that way. You could not render it in black or white. It always came down to the strange, blended shades of grey. - Jodi Picoult
Successfully functioning in a society with diverse values, traditions and lifestyles requires us to have a relationship to our own reactions rather than be captive of them. To resist our tendencies to make right or true, that which is nearly familiar, and wrong or false, that which is only strange. - Robert Kegan
The Tanakee are thought to possess strange, almost supernatural powers.Their eyes are described as large and hypnotic." From Tribe of the Teddy Bear - J. Joseph Wright
What are you? From where did you come? I have never seen anything like you. The Creator Raven looked at Man and was surprised to find that this strange new being was so much like himself. - Eskimo creation myth
I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; Yet strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.
Your face, my thane, is as a book where men May read strange matters... - William Shakespeare
To most, being locked away in solitary with nothing but pen and paper would prove a hard punishment. What a strange creature who views this as heaven. - Richelle E. Goodrich
This little boy playing next to me is an intellectual mass of cells - better yet, he's a clockwork of subatomic movements, a strange electrical conglomeration of millions of solar systems in minature. [58, Zenith trans.] - Fernando Pessoa
"All say, 'How hard it is to die' - a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live. - Mark Twain
Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant, filled with odd waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don't always like.
Isn't it strange how the most lethal cynics are often the most optimistic creative dreamers? - Robert Black
In strange and uncertain times such as those we are living in, sometimes a reasonable person might despair. But hope is unreasonable and love is greater even than this. May we trust the inexpressible benevolence of the creative impulse. - Robert Fripp
The death of God left the angels in a strange position. - Donald Barthelme
I thought about how wonderfully strange it would be to live in a place where almost everything had been built by the dead.
There are things a person does without any reason, without any second thought, maybe they do not hold grudges for long, maybe they just forgive, and there is something strange about that type of person. I admire them. - Shaikh Ashraf
Just for a moment there was an unusual feeling of bliss. Strange word, he thought. It's one of those words that describe something that does not make a noise but, if it did make a noise, would sound just like that. Bliss. It's like the sound of a soft meringue melting gently on a warm plate. - Terry Pratchett
Strange, how the name Israel, God's own chosen nation, who don't believe Jesus to be the Messiah, sounds almost the same as saying "is He real? - Anthony Liccione
Each drop hits the pavement;A soft, incoherent shatter below.Here I stand in torturous observanceOf this strange disappearing act. - Katie Douglas
Ah, this is obviously some strange usage of the word 'safe' that I wasn't previously aware of. - Douglas Adams
And yet, as angels in some brighter dreams Call to the soul when man doth sleep, So some strange thoughts transcend our wonted themes, And into glory peep.
The mind creates a story in a strange way. Love keeps us together in this eternal play. - Debasish Mridha
One of the liberating effects of science fiction when I was a teenager was precisely its ability to tune me into all sorts of strange data and make me realize that I wasn’t as totally isolated in perceiving the world as being monstrous and crazy - William Gibson
Loads of children read books about dinosaurs, underwater monsters, dragons, witches, aliens, and robots. Essentially, the people who read SF, fantasy and horror haven't grown out of enjoying the strange and weird. - China Miéville
...And so we go and I meet his parents. And it's a very strange thing meeting your girlfriend's boyfriend's parents for the first time. Part of you is angry for obvious reasons and part of you still wants to make a good impression. On a side note, they seemed in perfect health. - Mike Birbiglia
A strange smile was playing about his face, and Wendy saw it and shuddered. While that smile was on his face no one dared address him; all they could do was to stand ready to obey. - J.M. Barrie
Doctors says it is impossible to live without a heart, but is extremely unbelievable to see how many heartless humans are living in this strange world. Humans proved it once again that nothing is IMPOSSIBLE, even living without a heart. - Angela ShahAnwar
The strange part about a person’s lack of trust is that it often comes from not trusting themselves. - David W. Earle
I have fallen into an abyss. I live in a world so curious, so strange. Of the dream that was my life, this is my nightmare. - Camille Claudel
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion. - Albert Einstein
I was very strange back then. I could see I had problems. I would sit in a closet a lot of the time and not come out, or I would sit up on top of my desk, or under my desk, or do weird things like get my wisdom teeth out and bleed all over the hallways.
What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you dreamed? And what if, in your dream, you went to heaven and plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if, when you awoke, you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then? - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
What would I put in my bottom drawer? I would put only sharp objects, the clean lines of broken glass, the honed steel of paring knives, the tiny saw-teeth of bread knives and the soothing edges of razor blades, I weigh knives in my hands like strange comforters. - Kate Atkinson
Some things are too strange to believe, but nothing is too strange to have happened. - Marty Rubin
Let us put ourselves into His hands, and not be startled though He leads us by a strange way, a mirabilis via, as the Church speaks. Let us be sure He will lead us right, that He will bring us to that which is, not indeed what we think best, nor what is best for another, but what is best for us. - John Henry Newman
She has this strange habit of playing with toy,A toy named "Heart....... - Naim Ibn Iqbal Khan نعيم خا
It can be shown that for any nutty theory, beyond-the-fringe political view, or strange religion there exists a proponent on the Net. The proof is left as an exercise for your kill-file.
It's strange because sometimes, I read a book, and I think I am the people in the book. Also, when I write letters, I spend the next two days thinking about what I figured out in my letters. - Stephen Chbosky
All things must change to something new, to something strange. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Books have that strange quality, that being of the frailest and tenderest matter, they outlast brass, iron and marble. - William Drummond
College is the best time of your life. When else are your parents going to spend several thousand dollars a year just for you to go to a strange town and get drunk every night? - David Wood
Perhaps the Creator of this strange place knows us better than we know ourselves. Perhaps humanity was meant to eternally ponder the purpose and importance of our own existence. If we were assured of either, we’d be intolerable creatures. - Tiffany Madison
I think that when we look for love courageously, it reveals itself, and we wind up attracting even more love. If one person really wants us, everyone does. But if we’re alone, we become even more alone. Life is strange. - Paulo Coelho
My love is of a birth as rareAs 'tis, for object, strange and high;It was begotten by DespairUpon Impossibility. - Andrew Marvell
This will sound strange, and yet I'm sure it was the point: it was a bit like being high. That, for me, anyway, had always been the attraction of drugs, to stop the brutal round of hypercritical thinking, to escape the ravages of an unoccupied mind cannibalizing itself. - Norah Vincent
I never even heard her voice."And after a while:"It is a strange grief."Softly:"To die of nostalgia for something you never lived. - Alesandro Bariko
Life can be a strange yet wonderful experience to live, if only you learn to enjoy it more. - Dee Waldeck
Women are mysterious beings in which lie strange delights. - Stefan Emunds
Finding your bliss can make survival seem like a joyous journey. And a strange thing happens along the way when you love what you are doing: you become good at it. - Sharon Law Tucker
We have found a strange footprint on the shores of the unknown. We have devised profound theories, one after another, to account for its origins. At last, we have succeeded in reconstructing the creature that made the footprint. And lo! It is our own. - Sir Arthur Eddington
Though a good deal is too strange to be believed, nothing is too strange to have happened. - Thomas Hardy
There is some magic in wealth, which can thus make persons pay their court to it, when it does not even benefit themselves. How strange it is, that a fool or knave, with riches, should be treated with more respect by the world, than a good man, or a wise man in poverty! - Ann Radcliffe
There's a strange sort of quiet when you're dying. It's as if you're in a glass room, and the walls keep getting thicker and thicker. - Gabrielle Zevin
We live in a strange world where people don’t try to know who we are, rather they go by, what they think we are! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Try listening to yourself sometime, alone in a transient room in a strange town. The worst is when you draw a blank, and the ash-blonde ghosts of the past carry on long twittering long-distance calls with your inner ear, and there's no way to hang up. - Ross Macdonald
She did not talk to people as if they were strange hard shells she had to crack open to get inside. She talked as if she were already in the shell. In their very shell. - Marita Bonner
So many new ideas are at first strange and horrible, though ultimately valuable that a very heavy responsibility rests upon those who would prevent their dissemination. - J. B. S. Haldane
Anyone who has experienced a strange episode in their life that defies all present scientific knowledge can appreciate the limits of human knowledge. There's nothing like such an event to make you keenly aware of how little we truly know and understand. - Steven Symes
And please return it. You may think this a strange request, but I find that although my friends are poor arithmeticians, they are nearly all of them good bookkeepers. - Walter Scott
How often have I lain beneath rain on a strange roof, thinking of home. - William Faulkner
Sometimes all you need in your life is anything strange because strange things can revive your soul just like a cold water freshening your pale face with every splash! - Mehmet Murat ildan
This sick strange darkness comes creeping on so haunting everytimeAnd as I stared I counted the webs from all the spiderscatching things and eating their insidesLike indecision to call youAnd hear your voice of treasonWill you come home and stop this pain tonightstop this pain tonight - Blink-182
The sane appear as strange to the mad as the mad to the sane - Joe Orton
And it feels strange, almost sad, to walk through ther empty halls. Each step I take sounds so lonely. - Jay Asher
How strange is man that when he is afraid of something he runs away from it, but when he is afraid of Allah, he gets closer to Him. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
A strange fanaticism fills our time: the fanatical hatred of morality, especially of Christian morality. - G.K. Chesterton
The cautious faith that never saws off a limb on which it is sitting, never learns that unattached limbs may find strange unaccountable ways of not falling. - Dallas Willard
To be matter of fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy -- and dull fantasy at that, as the real world is strange and wonderful. - Robert Heinlein
You white people are so strange. We think it is very primitive for a child to have only two parents.
It is strange the way the ignorant and inexperienced so often and so undeservedly succeed when the informed and the experienced fail. All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure. - Mark Twain
Death. It was something I had to think about once. Weird, right? Strange that death was ever an inevitable end, but it wasn’t anymore. Not really. I eluded it. Tricked it. It was an odd concept—the world aged, moved forward, yet I . . . didn’t. - Laura Kreitzer
For strange effects and extraordinary combinations we must go to life itself, which is always far more daring than any effort of the imagination. - Arthur Conan Doyle
One cannot conceive anything so strange and so implausible that it has not already been said by one philosopher or another. - Rene Descartes
Sometimes those experiences crowd back upon the memory, and the past flashes back like a distant peak momentarily lighted up by sunbeam piercing through the clouds. Then oblivion again. Strange it is how the prosaic present may hide the exciting past. - Whipplesnaith
The human mind treats a new idea the same way the body treats a strange protein; it rejects it. - P. B. Medawar
The calla lilies are in bloom again. Such a strange flower—suitable to any occasion. I carried them on my wedding day, and now I place them here in memory of something that has died. - Katharine Hepburn
Us. All regrets, left them in the sea, smiling at life as if it was a beautiful dream, because if one thing is certain, clearing the strange foreigh steam. Like the diamond ring that fits in your finger, we are stronger as a steel linker - Lucia Ohanian
You're not a Horse!" the woman cried.That,Steven thought, is a strange thing to say. - Stan Lee, Stuart Moore, Andie Tong
Strange new problems are being reported in the growing generations of children whose mothers were always there, driving them around, helping them with their homework - an inability to endure pain or discipline or pursue any self-sustained goal of any sort, a devastating boredom with life. - Betty Friedan
I slipped my hand into hers. A strange and unfamiliar feeling ran through me. It felt like the ocean, like sunlight, like horses. Like love. I searched my mind and found the name for it. Joy. - Kimberley Brubaker Bradley
our triumphant age of plenty is riddled with darker feelings of doubt, cynicism, distrust, boredom and a strange kind of emptiness - Samuel Johnson
So they [the Government] go on in strange paradox, decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be impotent. - Sir Winston Churchill
Hollywood is a strange place if you're in trouble. Everybody thinks it's contagious. - Judy Garland
What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you dreamed? And what if, in your dream, you went to heaven and there plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if, when you awake, you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then? - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
That felt strange. How sharp a rent a handful of moments made in the fabric of a life. - Guy Gavriel Kay
It was strange how fear had gone,now that we knew the worst and had a fighting man by our side. - John Buchan
Of all the unexpected things in contemporary literature, this is among the oddest: that kids have an inordinate appetite for very long, very tricky, very strange books about places that don’t exist. - Adam Gopnik
It's strange, isn't it. You stand in the middle of a library and go 'aaaaagghhhh' and everyone just stares at you. But you do the same thing on an aeroplane, and everyone joins in. - Tommy Cooper
The human mind treats a new idea the way the body treats a strange protein; it rejects it.
The strange paradox of science is that it does not explain reality, it explains our fantasy. It is a beautiful thing. - Laren Grey Umphlett
Strange, to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition, every man and wife gazing and smiling at them. - Samuel Pepys
And now she must continue the day as if the strange dream hadn’t picked up her life and shaken it upside down like a snow globe, dislodging everything that wasn’t glued down."The Dream Jumper's Promise - Kim Hornsby
People are strange when you're a stranger. - Jim Morrison
Women, mused Achilles. Strange creatures. They make us mad. They make us love and they make us fight. - Tomichan Matheikal
I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers. - Kahlil Gibran
Any great work of art . . . revives and readapts time and space, and the measure of its success is the extent to which it makes you an inhabitant of that world -- the extent to which it invites you in and lets you breathe its strange, special air. - Leonard Bernstein
How strange! A dog is more humane than a human is. - Debasish Mridha
Brushing the clouds away from my eyes, I see clarity in the raindrop and beauty in the first ray of morning sun...Life is strange and wondrous... - Virginia Alison
There was going to be a spot for me in this joint, the earth, after all. It was never going to be a great match for someone as bright and strange as me, but books were going to make it survivable. - Anne Lamott
The world, dear Agnes, is a strange affair. - Molière
A strange girl, all phosphorous and cantharides, burning with every desire! And burning with every vice! - Jean Lorrain
As we delight in the strange and exotic beauty of orchid flowers, it is salutary to reflect that we are, in essence, looking at their genitalia. - Unknown British Biologist
There was an immeasurable distance between the quick and the dead: they did not seem to belong to the same species; and it was strange to think that but a little while before they had spoken and moved and eaten and laughed. - W. Somerset Maugham
It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting. - Elizabeth Taylor
Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant filled with odd little waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don't always like. - Lemony Snicket
What strange phenomena we find in a great city, all we need do is stroll about with our eyes open. Life swarms with innocent monsters. - Charles Baudelaire
No matter how strange things get, know that with every breath, you are becoming that which you have always been. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
The reason politics makes strange bedfellows is because they all like the same bunk. - Los Angeles Times
It's strange that we print 'In God We Trust' on the back of his leading competitor. - James W. Miller
That is not dead which can eternal lie And with strange aeons even death may die.
There's nothing like a gleam of humor to reassure you that a fellow human being is ticking inside a strange face. - Eva Hoffman
Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.
Subjectivity is strange to Science, while Relativity is an objective part of it. - Felix Alba-Juez
I cannot believe that the inscrutable universe turns on an axis of suffering; surely the strange beauty of the world must somewhere rest on pure joy! - Louise Bogan
Life works on strange laws of nature (Karma).One never knows when a friend turns enemy & vice-versa.Rely on your Self; self-reliance - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Even if you are strange, you may not be able to deny that we all live in the same home that we call Earth. So let us love her. - Debasish Mridha
In the strange dreams of man, there are stories that are unknowingly being built by them. Mine are among the billions that remain untold. - Brandon Benevides
Stamp-collectors are a strange, silent fish-like breed, of all ages, but only of the male sex; women, apparently, fail to see the peculiar charm of gumming bits of coloured paper into albums. - George Orwell
A mind forever voyaging through strange seas of thought, alone. - William Wordsworth
It's still strange. - Arthur K. Flam
There is a perfect rout of characters in every man—and every man is like an actor’s trunk, full of strange creatures, new & old. But an actor and his trunk are two different things - Wallace Stevens
Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come. - William Shakespeare
The strange thing about loneliness is that we feel it most intently when we are with people. Loneliness is the knowing in our heart that we were created to really, truly know each other in the deepest sense but we feel stuck with superficiality. - Dannah Gresh
I like the fact that kids are willing to be imaginative and go along with me when I'm telling strange tales. - Margaret Peterson Haddix
If you haven't found something strange during the day, it hasn't been much of a day. - John A. Wheeler
What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly... it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as Freedom should not be highly rated. - Thomas Paine
In the way this strange gentleman was going on, he would leave the world without having done any good to himself or anybody else. - Jules Verne
The discovery of this strange society was a curiously refreshing thing; to realize that there were ten new trades in the world was like looking at the first ship or the first plough. It made a man feel what he should feel, that he was still in the childhood of the world. - G. K. Chesterton
Writers of novels live in a strange world where what's made up is as important as what's real. - Sara Sheridan
Any great art work revives and readapts time and space, and the measure of its success is the extent to which it makes you an inhabitant of that world - the extent to which it invites you in and lets you breathe its strange, special air. - Leonard Bernstein
Adventure! People talked about the idea as if it were something worthwhile, rather than a mess of bad food, no sleep and strange people inexplicably trying to stick pointed objects in bits of you. - Terry Pratchett
It’s strange how dreams get under your skin and give your heart a test for what’s real and what’s imaginary. - Jason Mraz
My continuing passion is to explore strange industries, to acquire new knowledge and ask many questions, to boldly learn something I did not know before. - Boripat Lebel
Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. When we really listen to people there is an alternating current, and this recharges us so that we never get tired of each other. We are constantly being re-created. - Brenda Ueland
Were this world an endless pain, and by sailing eastward we could forever reach new distances, and discover sights more sweet and strange than any Cyclades or Islands of King Solomon, then there were promise in the voyage. - Herman Melville
I value my privacy, and if sometimes my actions seem strange or arbitrary or capricious, I do not want them challenged. - George R.R. Martin
For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction. - George Gordon Byron
I am a human being, so nothing human is strange to me. - Terence
Humans are very strange. When you need a hug, they throw you away, when you need condolence , they insult you, and when you need love, they betray you. - M.F. Moonzajer
My eyes always keep searching,for something inexpressible,above the far away sky.I long to get lost,inside the evening-twilight.Silence always tickles me —in a strange way;I meet mein the time between sunset and darkness. - Khadija Rupa
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die"--a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live. - Mark Twain
It’s a strange myth that atheists have nothing to live for. It’s the opposite. We have nothing to die for. We have everything to live for. - Ricky Gervais
Be careful, you are not in Wonderland. I’ve heard the strange madness long growing in your soul. But you are fortunate in your ignorance, in your isolation. You who have suffered, find where love hides. Give, share, lose—lest we die, unbloomed . - From the film Kill Your Darlings
Chess, I never thought that I will beat somebody on chess. I just thought that I'm too stupid to play chess, but it looks like the best in the class of math I beat him. He has in math as a result 5, I have 3 - Strange? I don't think so! - Deyth Banger
People fear death even more than they fear pain. It’s strange that they fear death. Life hurts more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. - Jim Morrison
Weird: of strange or extraordinary character - Merriam-Webster
Memory has strange power keeps full data of the past. - Kishore Bansal
Strange how this war was making them all Americans. - Newt Gingrich and William R Forstchen
How strange! Life gets easier when we get better. - Debasish Mridha
It’s a strange moment when you realize that you don’t want to be alive anymore. - Allie Brosh
Man has imagined a heaven, and has left entirely out of it the supremest of all his delights...sexual intercourse!...His heaven is like himself: strange, interesting, astonishing, grotesque. I give you my word, it has not a single feature in it that he actually values. - Mark Twain
Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows. - William Shakespeare
That’s the dream of sex, isn’t it? That you will be liberated from the prison of the body by the body itself, at long last desired, its strange tongue understood. - Olivia Laing
Memories are strange things. Without being something I can hold in my hand, they wield a beguiling power over me. Like a mirage in the noontime heat of summer they dance before my inner eyes and beckon me to find water where there is no water. - Joy Sikorski
Every day in New York City is a test. Work hard and pass this test, you get a chocolate cookie. From a strange man on the subway. A man without pants. - Christy Hall
Sometimes strange fiction, becomes grim reality. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
Darkness is a strange thing it is both infinite and confining; it holds you tight in its grasp, but it holds you suspended in a void. Silence operates in a similar way. Slowly the two combine to become a threat.("Come Into My Parlour") - Reggie Oliver
Such laboured' nothings in so strange a style amaze the un-learned and make the learned smile. - Alexander Pope
According to the strange mathematics of the god of mutual affinity, the shadows that clouded their pasts when united became only half as dense instead of darker. - The World And The Door - o.henry
People say I make strange choices, but they’re not strange for me. My sickness is that I’m fascinated by human behavior, by what’s underneath the surface, by the worlds inside people. - Johnny Depp
It's a strange sensation to pick up a book you read and enjoyed just a few months ago and discover you don't remember it. - Daniel Keyes
We're all strange in our own strange way. - Mark Donnelly
We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be. - May Sarton
It is strange that we do not temper our resentment of criticism with a thought for our many faults which have escaped us.
It's very strange when the life you never had flashes before your eyes. - Terri Minsky
To awaken quite alone in a strange parallel universe is the priceless moment to a time traveler! - Vishwanath S J
What appears strange and complex becomes stranger and more complicated once you begin to investigate it. That's the true nature of the world. - Bilal Tanweer
Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade, But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. - William Shakespeare
How much value do you want to get out of life? You get out what you put in. Approach your life with intent, courage, faith and hard work, and you’ll reap the beautiful value those sacrifices provide. That’s the way our strange world works. - Richie Norton
Artists are strange people. They make the world a beautiful place, and make others feel good, but they are a bunch of lonely people. Artists are people with unfulfilled, unrealistic dreams, lonely, and always searching for perfection. - Ama H. Vanniarachchy
Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. - William Shakespeare
Loneliness is a strange gift. - E. B. White
We'd be fools not to ride this strange torpedo to the end. - Hunter S. Thompson
It's just human. We all have the jungle inside of us. We all have wants and needs and desires, strange as they may seem. If you stop to think about it, we're all pretty creative, cooking up all these fantasies. it's like a kind of poetry. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
The more you read within a balanced life, the more time you have. Strange but true. - Mark Donnelly
They certainly give very strange names to diseases. - Plato
Stranger in a strange country. - Sophocles
If you can capture a woman's imagination, then you will have her. But imagination is a strange creature. It needs time and distance to function properly. - Kathleen Tessaro
Isn't it strange that we talk least about the things we think about most? - Charles Lindbergh
How strange the feelings when it was not your name anymore that appeared as that person's favorite. - Hamidah Dolhadi
How often must I get lost in a strange land of fairytales so that I can find my true self? - Debasish Mridha
It was no ape, neither was it a man. It was some shambling horror spawned in the mysterious, nameless jungles of the south, where strange life teemed in the reeking rot without the dominance of man, and drums thundered in temples that had never known the tread of a human foot. - Robert E. Howard
Old books exert a strange fascination for me -- their smell, their feel, their history; wondering who might have owned them, how they lived, what they felt. - Lauren Willig
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange. - Daniel Webster
Time is a strange phenomenon that understands the physics of our world, but never the chemistry of it - Vishwanath S J
Predict the predictable, it sounds something strange and difficult, but so far is stupid. To predict the predictable is the stupid thing ever done by human kind. - Deyth Banger
There is not a man of common sense who would not chuse to be agreeable in company; and yet, strange as it may seem, very few are - The Town and Country Magazine. vol. 11, 1779
The human heart is a strange vessel. Love and hatred can exist side by side. - Scott Westerfeld
It is very strange, and very melancholy, that the paucity of human pleasures should persuade us ever to call hunting one of them. - Samuel Johnson
I would often invent this dream for myself at the edge of sleep, and then it was strange how content it would make me, how it would make peace and consolation flow, and I would close my eyes and float on it into my real dreams which were never so kind [...]. - Alice Munro
A match as a penBlood on the floor as inkThe forgotten gauze cover as paperBut what should I write?I might just manage my addressThis ink is strange; it clotsI write you from a prisonin Greece - Alexanderos Panagoulis
Don't accept rides from strange men, and remember that all men are strange. - Robin Morgan
Love is a strange but wonderful. Who realy knows what it is? I know what it is to me...its you. - jordanblue1101
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