Quotation Explorer - 'Unusual'

It takes a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious. - Alfred North Whitehead
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. - L. Frank Baum
I have discovered that the world over, unusual weather prevails at all times of the year. - Edgar Rice Burroughs
["The Devil in the Dark"] impressed me because it presented the idea, unusual in science fiction then and now, that something weird, and even dangerous, need not be malevolent. That is a lesson that many of today's politicians have yet to learn. - Arthur C. Clarke
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. - Lana Del Rey
The lesson of Buffett was: To succeed in a spectacular fashion you had to be spectacularly unusual. - Michael Lewis
We tend to get irritated when we see somebody doing something that is unusual and unfamiliar to our thinking - Sunday Adelaja
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
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
Don't act so callous to blank out good friends who failed on their way to success, just because something unusual hindered them, but you meandered out by a stroke of luck. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The man had a smooth voice, like velvet. I’m Detective Inspector Me. Unusual name, I know. My family were incredibly narcissistic. I’m lucky I escaped with any degree of humility at all, to be honest, but then I’ve always managed to exceed expectations. - Derek Landy
Minds need the unusual, because the unusual has the power to shake the mind! - Mehmet Murat ildan
All successful employers are stalking men who will do the unusual, men who think, men who attract attention by performing more than is expected of them. - Charles M. Schwab
(On his family) It's an unusual story but then again, you show me a family and I'll show you an unusual story.
It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead. That person is sharply different from one who is leader first, perhaps because ofthe need to assuage an unusual power drive. - Robert Greenleaf
Social psychologist argued that even severe mental illness was the result of society labeling unusual behavior rather than of biochemical processes. - Thomas J. Scheff
INDIVIDUALITYI will never cease to talk in riddles,I will never try to feel different.I may be unusual for them, but that’s alright with me. - Tara Estacaan
While looking down memory lane, I realized that I have had an unusual and extraordinary life at times. Then it dawned on me, maybe it's because I'm supposed to help unusual and extraordinary lives. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
A retreat from someone or something isn't unusual. Just as how you edge closer to see better, at times you may need to take a step back to get a clearer view. - rajuda
What I discovered I liked best about striking out on my bicycle was that the farther I got from home, the more interesting and unusual my thoughts became. - Richard Russo
Ordinary men with extraordinary powerCommon men with uncommon resultsUsual men with unusual anointingUnschooled mortal men with immortal visionWeak men with mighty deeds-Insight for Fruitful Living - Ikechukwu Joseph
The foolish man wonders at the unusual, but the wise man at the usual. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are unusual and tragic and alive. - Dave Eggers
After the collapse of socialism, capitalism remained without a rival. This unusual situation unleashed its greedy and - above all - its suicidal power. The belief is now that everything - and everyone - is fair game. - Günter Grass
The garden was full of sorrowSongbirds and unusual winds whistled a rhymeClouds caused to appear and cast down darknessFor this was the first day the sun didn't shine - John E. Wordslinger
I've always been attracted to stories about rebels - things that are unusual and sometimes dangerous. - Sara Sheridan
You are so beautiful, like water droplet.When I'm looking on water, inside the glass, I see nothing unusual, but when I look on water droplet, I see, how beautiful She is. - VicDo
It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious. - Alfred North Whitehead
Speaking with spiders and other things you call unusual... there's no special trick to it. When something catches your attention just keep your attention on it, stick with it 'til the end, and somewhere along the line there'll be weirdness. - Helen Oyememi
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. - Chuck Jones
I feel a very unusual sensation - if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude. - Benjamin Disraeli
The human brain is a most unusual instrument of elegant and as yet unknown capacity. - Stuart Seaton
Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, 'She doesn't have what it takes.' They will say, 'Women don't have what it takes.' - Clare Booth Luce
You are an unusual, brilliant child who has not seen enough of life to grasp the full measure of human stupidity. - Ayn Rand
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