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The whole race is a poet that writes down / The eccentric propositions of its fate. (Quote by - Wallace Stevens)

Eccentricity is not, as dull people would have us believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd. (Quote by - Dame Edith Sitwell)

Eccentricity, n. A method of distinction so cheap that fools employ it to accentuate their incapacity. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Eccentricity comes from the mind and a playfulness about life and language, manifesting itself in real individualistic character. (Quote by - Coulter Watt)

The painter must be solitary. For if you are alone you are completely yourself, but if you are accompanied by a single companion, you are only half yourself. (Quote by - Leonardo da Vinci)

Creativity is at the heart of eccentricity. (Quote by - David Weeks)

I am getting so far out one day I won't come back at all. (Quote by - William S. Burroughs)

A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free. (Quote by - Nikos Kazantzakis)

I hope I'm becoming more eccentric. More room in the brain. (Quote by - Tom Waits)

I'm from the Delbert Home for the Unusual. (Quote by - Jonathan Winters)

The surest defense against Evil is extreme individualism, originality of thinking, whimsicality, even, if you will, eccentricity. That is, something that can't be feigned, faked, imitated; something even a seasoned impostor couldn't be happy with. (Quote by - Joseph Brodsky)

Anyone can give up, it's the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that's true strength. (Quote by - Unknown Author)

People of uncommon abilities generally fall into eccentricities when their sphere of life is not adequate to their abilities. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe)

The world thinks eccentricity in great things is genius, but in small things, only crazy. (Quote by - Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton)

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. (Quote by - Ray Bradbury)

I dare affirm that any artist... who has nothing singular, eccentric, or at least reputed to be so, in his person, will never become a superior talent. (Quote by - Michelangelo)

Excellent day for putting Slinkies on an escalator. (Quote by - unknown)

Society doesn't need that everybody is behaving in the full normal way... like people in a Buddhist monastery... But eccentricity may also connect with the irrational. (Quote by - John Muir)

Sometimes people say I should see a therapist, but I don't want any therapist wrecking my weirdness. (Quote by - Peter Wolf)

True elegance is for me the manifestation of an independent mind. (Quote by - Isabella Rossellini)

I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird. (Quote by - Paul McCartney)

mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence; at odds with the majority; in short, unusual. It is noteworthy that persons are pronounced mad by officials destitute of evidence that they themselves are sane. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

I've always been kind of an escape artist. I think that I thought the day-to-day reality of things was unbearably flat. (Quote by - Sharon Stone)

I've always found paranoia to be a perfectly defensible position. (Quote by - Pat Conroy)

The artist's task is to become a successful eccentric, a strange but wise duck able to venture out of solitary confinement and mingle among society. (Quote by - Eric Maisel)


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