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No one can be profoundly original who does not avoid eccentricity. (Quote by - Andre Maurois)

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 - Edith Sitwell)

We saw Tom come almost at a run over the Joe Lake Portage. Canoe over his head. Throwing his canoe into the water he seized his paddle like a mad man to our wharf - here he pulled up his canoe in haste and up into our cabin. (Quote by - Mark Robinson)

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about. (Quote by - Dale Carnegie)

Poets and monks... We're both sort of peripheral to the world. (Quote by - Kathleen Norris)

A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity. (Quote by - Robert Frost)

Eccentricity is developed monomania. (Quote by - Bayard Taylor)

My most creative mode occurs in the bathtub. I'm a horizontal thinker. (Quote by - Marty Gibson)

So long as a man rides his Hobby-Horse peaceably and quietly along the King's highway, and neither compels you or me to get up behind him - (Quote by - pray, Sir, what have either you or I to do with it? (Quote by - Laurence Sterne)

Yesterday's weirdness is tomorrow's reason why. (Quote by - Hunter S. Thompson)

Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric. (Quote by - Bertrand Arthur William Russell)

Oddities and singularities of behavior may attend genius; but when they do, they are its misfortunes and blemishes. The man of true genius will be ashamed of them, or at least will never affect to be distinguished by them. (Quote by - Sir William Temple )

It's far too easy to qualify as an eccentric nowadays. (Quote by - Stephanie Mills)

Some people hear their own inner voices with great clearness. And they live by what they hear. Such people become crazy... or they become legend. (Quote by - Jim Harrison)

What am I in the eyes of most people, a nonentity, an eccentric, or an unpleasant person--somebody who has no position in society and will never have; in short, the lowest of the low. All right, then - even if that were absolutely true, then I should one day like to show by my work what such an eccentric, such a nobody has in his heart. (Quote by - Vincent Van Gogh)

I was so upset yesterday that I made the blunder of throwing myself in the water. Fortunately, there were no bad results. (Quote by - Claude Monet)

Men have called me mad, but the question is not yet settled, whether madness is or is not the loftiest intelligence whether much that is glorious whether all that is profound does not spring from disease of thought from moods of mind exalted at the expense of the general intellect. (Quote by - Edgar Allan Poe)

Being different, being against the grain of society, is the greatest thing in the world. (Quote by - Elijah Wood)

Even beauty cannot always palliate eccentricity. (Quote by - Honore de Balzac)

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