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Strange Quotes

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The human mind treats a new idea the way the body
treats a strange protein; it rejects it.
- Peter Medawar

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'Tis strange - but true;
for truth is always strange;
Stranger than fiction.
- Lord Byron

It is strange to be known so universally
and yet to be so lonely.
- Albert Einstein

We are strange beings, we seem
to go free, but we go in chains -
chains of training, custom, convention,
association, environment -
in a word, Circumstance -
and against these bonds
the strongest of us struggle in vain.
- Mark Twain

 

What a strange world this would be if we all had the same sense of humor.
- Bern Williams

I was always a dreamer, in childhood especially.
People thought I was a little strange.
- Charley Pride

They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
- Plato

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Join the army. Visit strange and exotic places.
Meet fascinating people. And kill them.
- Anonymous

I feel coming on a strange disease - humility.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows -
marriage does.
- Groucho Marx

In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns,
the rattle of musketry, the strange,
mournful mutter of the battlefield.
- Douglas MacArthur

Thirty was so strange for me.
I've really had to come to terms with the fact that
I am now a walking and talking adult.
- C. S. Lewis

Love is a strange master, and human nature is still stranger.
- Edgar Rice Burroghs

What makes photography a strange invention is that
its primary raw materials are light and time.
- John Berger

How strange that nature does not knock,
and yet does not intrude!
- Emily Dickinson

It's very strange that most people don't care if their
knowledge of their family history only goes back three generations.
- Doug Coupland

It's a strange world.
Let's keep it that way.
- Warren Ellis

I'm always cast in these strange men...
that's not me, really.
- Anthony Hopkins

But it is strange how many rational beings believe
the ultimate truths of the universe to be reducible
to patterns on a blackboard.
- Frederick Pollock

I know it shouldn't make a difference,
but crossing the dateline, we weren't sure what day it was -
it was very strange.
Now, I seem to cope with it better.
- Phil Collins

Physical beauty is such a strange thing.
- Jock Sturges

In the strange heat all litigation brings to bear on things,
the very process of litigation fosters the most profound
misunderstandings in the world.
- Renata Adler

I have had strange animals as pets all my life.
I was shy growing up, and shy people tend to interact
better with animals than people.
Animals are direct, not duplicitous.
- Yvonne Craig

It's strange that words are so inadequate.
Yet, like the asthmatic struggling for breath,
so the lover must struggle for words.
- T. S. Eliot

Love is the strange bewilderment that overtakes one
person on account of another person.
- James Thurber

The bedfellows politics made are never strange.
It only seems that way to those who have not watched the courtship.
- Marcel Achard

They would hear 3000 and think it was the year 3000,
I was hoping it would sort of disorient them and prepare
them for the strange message they were about to receive.
- Joel Hodgson

We all dream; we do not understand our dreams,
yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds,
strange at least by comparison with the logical,
purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake.
- Erich Fromm

I have this very strange sensitive skin.
If I put anything on it but this one product,
it erupts into a rash.
- Rebecca De Mornay

One cannot conceive anything so strange and so implausible
that it has not already been said by one philosopher or another.
- Rene Descartes

People are strange, but more than that,
they're good.
They're good first, then strange.
- Dave Eggers

The sensitivity of men to small matters,
and their indifference to great ones,
indicates a strange inversion.
- Blaise Pascal

Man is a strange animal.
He generally cannot read the handwriting on the wall
until his back is up against it.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

How strange to use "You only live once" as an excuse to throw it away.
- Bill Copeland

I extract what I consider the best material from different sources.
But often the material I perform comes from a very
strange location in history,
which are minstrel shows.
- Leon Redbone

Strange things blow in through my window on the wings
of the night wind and I don't worry about my destiny.
- Carl Sandburg

Once you have heard a strange audience burst into laughter at a film you directed,
you realize what the word joy is all about.
- Chuck Jones

Yet habit - strange thing!
what cannot habit accomplish?
- Herman Melville

It's a well known thing that ordinary perceptions can
have a strange aspect when one is travelling.
- Kenneth Koch

The world is a strange and wonderful place.
- Laurie Anderson

It takes a very strange person to enjoy fame,
with all the by-products that come with it.
It's not necessarily a thrill.
- Kelsey Grammer

Life, in my estimation, is a biological misadventure
that we terminate on the shoulders of six strange men
whose only objective is to make a hole in one with you.
- Fred Allen

Working with Woody Allen is like filming Howard Hughes's will.
It's a very mysterious and strange event.
You never get a peek at the whole will.
- Michael O'Donoghue

Ireland is where strange tales begin and happy endings are possible.
- Charles Haughey

Strange about parents.
We have such easy access to them and such daunting
problems of communication.
- James Merrill

Rome - the city of visible history, where the past
of a whole hemisphere seems moving in funeral procession
with strange ancestral images and trophies gathered from afar.
- George Eliot

Time is strange.
A moment can be as short as a breath,
or as long as eternity.
- Ardel Wray

It is true that I am often startled and even angered
and repulsed by the strange directions and provocative
content of new forms that seem to pop up every few months.
- David Rockefeller

We have a strange and wonderful relationship -
he's strange and I'm wonderful.
- Mike Ditka

Lynch is not as strange as his films.
He's a complex guy with a very interesting view of the world.
But he's very accessible, with a good heart.
- Kyle MacLachlan

It puts you in a kind of a strange situation where
everybody is looking at every little thing you do.
- Glenn Close

Strange things have happened, but seldom does it happen.
- Henry Bliss

St.
Luke again associates St.
John with St.
Peter in the Acts of the Apostles, when,
after the Resurrection, that strange boldness had come upon the disciples.
- Alfred Noyes

I don't know if I was a star.
I was certainly working a lot and that was strange
because there were good things about it and things that were difficult.
- Jennifer Connelly

Writers sometimes give up what is most strange and
wonderful about their writing -
soften their roughest edges -
to accommodate themselves toward a group response.
- Mary Oliver

I like the fact that kids are willing to be imaginative
and go along with me when I'm telling strange tales.
- Margaret Haddix

I have to say, though, it's a little strange doing
both because Durant is very straight and stern and austere.
- Corbin Bernsen

What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness.
- Leo Tolstoy

Strange to the world, he wore a bashful look,
The fields his study, Nature was his book.
- Robert Bloomfield

What's lucky about my career in general is that I stumbled
into what every writer most wants.
Not repeating myself and doing strange things has become my trademark.
- Jonathan Lethem

I think we in the Alpha Band, which was a strange group anyway,
weren't dealing with any of these issues.
They sneaked up on us and took us over,
before we know what was going on.
- T-Bone Burnett

Well, there's nothing strange about Americans as a whole.
But, Angelinos are different!
- Paul Hogan

Perhaps this is our strange and haunting paradox here in America -
that we are fixed and certain only when we are in movement.
- Tom Wolfe

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 A. Heinlein

The mind of the performer is a very strange thing.
- James Galway

Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives,
two friends that always remained strange to one another,
because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity,
the other by difference.
- Emil Ludwig

As always, there's a couple of things in the pipeline -
but that pipeline is a strange and ambiguous place.
- Hugh Dancy

A lawyer I once knew told me of a strange case,
a suffragette who had never married.
After her death, he opened her trunk and discovered 50 wedding gowns.
- Marguerite Young

To see the world for a moment as something rich and
strange is the private reward of many a discovery.
- Edward M. Purcell

How strange when an illusion dies.
It's as though you've lost a child.
- Judy Garland

Art is the fatal net which catches these strange moments
on the wing like mysterious butterflies,
fleeing the innocence and distraction of common men.
- Giorgio de Chirico


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