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Picture quote by David Bowie about personality

Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been. ⏤ David Bowie


Picture quote by Sayings about attitude

It is up to you to see the beauty in everyday things. ⏤ Sayings


Picture quote by Jim Rohn about risk

If you are unwilling to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. ⏤ Jim Rohn


Picture quote by Sayings about people

Don't lose sight of ordinary people with extraordinary hearts. ⏤ Sayings


Picture quote by Sayings about motivational

Be bold. Do what the ordinary fear. ⏤ Sayings


Picture quote about effort

If you want extraordinary results, you must put in extraordinary efforts.


Picture quote by Lou Holtz about ordinary

I can't believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary. ⏤ Lou Holtz


Picture quote about destiny

Hardships often prepare ordinary people for extraordinary destiny.


Picture quote about extraordinary

In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.


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Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it.

Robertson Davies, novelist

Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.

C. S. Lewis, writer

Ordinary people love entertainment. Extraordinary people adore education.

Robin S. Sharma, author

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.

Christopher Reeve, actor

Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power. Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words.

Paul Engle, poet

Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.

Jim Rohn, businessman

We're all pretty ordinary on paper.

Michael Bergin, actor

Normal is not something to aspire to, it's something to get away from.

Jodie Foster, actress

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.

Jimmy Johnson, coach

The ordinary man with extraordinary power is the chief danger for mankind -- not the fiend or the sadist.

Erich Fromm, psychologist

I wanted to look at them because I feel, internally, that I am an ordinary person who has had an extraordinary life.

Sidney Poitier, actor

The intellectual is different from the ordinary man, but only in certain sections of his personality, and even then not all the time.

George Orwell, author

When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself.

Jacques Yves Cousteau, explorer

It's when ordinary people rise above the expectations and seize the opportunity that milestones truly are reached.

Mike Huckabee, politician

Life changes in the instant. The ordinary instant.

Joan Didion, author

Gaiety is a quality of ordinary men. Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine.

Denis Diderot, editor

Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

I was not content to believe in a personal devil and serve him, in the ordinary sense of the word. I wanted to get hold of him personally and become his chief of staff.

Aleister Crowley, critic

Nothing is so commonplace has the wish to be remarkable.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, writer

The more one listens to ordinary conversations the more apparent it becomes that the reasoning faculties of the brain take little part in the direction of the vocal organs.

Edgar Rice Burroghs,

A person buying ordinary products in a supermarket is in touch with his deepest emotions.

John Kenneth Galbraith, economist

Now I think poetry will save nothing from oblivion, but I keep writing about the ordinary because for me it's the home of the extraordinary, the only home.

Philip Levine, poet

To deprive a man of his natural liberty and to deny to him the ordinary amenities of life is worse then starving the body; it is starvation of the soul, the dweller in the body.

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

That's important to me, to find the extraordinary inside the ordinary.

Mark Haddon, novelist

Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average. His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some part or other and to a greater or lesser extent.

Sigmund Freud, psychologist

I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality.

Alice Paul, activist

An artist may have burdens the ordinary citizen doesn't know, but the ordinary citizen has burdens that many artists never even touch.

Patti Smith, musician

By the time ordinary life asserted itself once more, I would feel I had already lived for a while in some other lifetime, that I had even taken over someone else's life.

Margaret Mahy, author

One always has the idea of a stupid man as perfectly healthy and ordinary, and of illness as making one refined and clever and unusual.

Thomas Mann, writer

Ordinary men live among marvels and feel no wonder, grow familiar with objects and learn nothing new about them.

George Henry Lewes, philosopher

I'm an ordinary guy with an extraordinary job.

Bernie Mac, actor

One of our problems is our sense of discipline - dancers have an extraordinary sense of self-discipline.

Siobhan Davies, dancer

Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.

Iris Murdoch, author

Christianity makes of life a moral drama in which we play a starring role and in which the most ordinary events take on a grand significance.

Dinesh D'Souza, author

But my deepest and most secret love belongs to the fair-haired and the blue-eyed, the bright children of life, the happy, the charming and the ordinary.

Thomas Mann, writer

Heroes are ordinary people who make themselves extraordinary.

Gerard Way, singer

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

If an ordinary person is silent, it may be a tactical maneuver. If a writer is silent, he is lying.

Jaroslav Seifert, poet

A man needs to look, not down, but up to standards set so much above his ordinary self as to make him feel that he is himself spiritually the underdog.

Irving Babbitt, critic

If to be interesting is to be uncommonplace, it is becoming a question, with me, if there are any commonplace people.

Mark Twain, author

The problems of language here are really serious. We wish to speak in some way about the structure of the atoms. But we cannot speak about atoms in ordinary language.

Werner Heisenberg, physicist

As a matter of fact, an ordinary desert supports a much greater variety of plants than does either a forest or a prairie.

Ellsworth Huntington, educator

What interests me is trying to catch the reflection of the human being on the page. I'm interested in how ordinary people live their lives.

Tracy Kidder, author

Neither Aristotelian nor Russellian rules give the exact logic of any expression of ordinary language; for ordinary language has no exact logic.

Peter Frederick Strawson,

No one is ever ordinary.

Tanith Lee, writer

The leader must aim high, see big, judge widely, thus setting himself apart form the ordinary people who debate in narrow confines.

Charles De Gaulle, leader

It's just that if you're not disruptive everything seems to be repeated endlessly - not so much the good things but the bland things - the ordinary things - the weaker things get repeated- the stronger things get suppressed and held down and hidden.

Robert Adamson, philosopher

I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.

Christopher Reeve, actor

The idea of the extraordinary happening in the context of the ordinary is what's fascinating to me.

Chris Van Allsburg, author

This sounds an extraordinary statement to make, but in fact all truth is very ordinary.

Brian Perkins, journalist

But really, it was reading that led me to writing. And in particular, reading the American classics like Twain who taught me at an early age that ordinary lives of ordinary people can be made into high art.

Russell Banks, author

Everything has a sort of double meaning for me, there's the ordinary everyday meaning of things, and the imaginary meaning about it all, and I wanted to bring these things together, and in this first big Resurrection of mine you have a good example of this sort of thing.

Stanley Spencer, artist

I want ordinary people to enjoy a decent standard of living, with ever increasing security, comfort and joy.

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, statesman

There are certainly times when my own everyday life seems to retreat so the life of the story can take me over. That is why a writer often needs space and time, so that he or she can abandon ordinary life and "live" with the characters.

Margaret Mahy, author

There is no more reason why the features belonging to a picture should be distorted for the purpose of such imaginative suggestion than that the poet's metaphors should spoil his words for the ordinary uses of man.

William H. Hunt, soldier

Basically, I'm a really bad interviewer. I love meeting celebrities, but then I get a bit bored. Once you meet them you thing, 'really, what an ordinary person'.

Graham Norton, celebrity

Most organizations should be pro-active, but philanthropists concerned with poverty should deliberately be reactive, learning from the efforts of ordinary folks who tired of looking the other way as their communities fell apart.

Marvin Olasky, educator

I am a ordinary teenager. I fall in love like everyone else.

Jake Epstein, actor

I would have preferred to be successful here with a piece that cost me a huge amount of money and effort... rather than sending to Bohemia some ordinary works.

Camille Claudel, sculptor

What theatre started to look at much earlier than any other form was the internal operations of ordinary people, sometimes using mythic models in order to tell the story.

Pete Townshend, musician

In the ordinary church, it is suppressed by respectability, by a desire to appear better than we really are.

E. Stanley Jones, theologian

One of the most extraordinary things about being a spiritual teacher is the rare privilege of being able to look deeply into the very souls of many human beings at the same time.

Andrew Cohen, writer

Ordinary language carries with it conditions of meaning which it is easy to recognize by classifying the contexts in which the expression is employed in a meaningful manner.

Paul Ricoeur, philosopher

The true call of a Christian is not to do extraordinary things, but to do ordinary things in an extraordinary way.

Dean Stanley,

I assure you, it would be much more pleasant for me to be an ordinary voter in peaceful Chechnya than the president of a republic at war.

Aslan Maskhadov, politician

We didn't have a drill so he would burn the holes through the wood with a metal rod that he heated up in a fire. Can you imagine an ordinary crew doing that?

Marc Singer, actor

What I am proposing this year are not lofty concepts far removed form the daily struggle so of ordinary Georgians. They are proposals that directly effect the lives of the people we serve.

Roy Barnes, politician

Speech was given to the ordinary sort or men, whereby to communicate their mind; but to wise men, whereby to conceal it.

Robert South, clergyman

The best opinion now is, that there are multitudinous forms which are not sufficiently differentiated to be distinctively either plant or animal, while, as respects ordinary plants and animals, the difficulty of laying down a definition has become far greater than ever before.

Asa Gray, scientist

The government I led gave ordinary people peace, security, dignity, and opportunity to progress.

Benazir Bhutto, leader

We have to say now we think the character of the party has changed so far it will take something very exceptional, something really out of the ordinary line to make us be convinced there's a chance of winning back the party.

Shirley Williams, politician

I make the most money, I think, in Russia and Paris, for the people of those countries are so willing to be amused, so eager to see something new and out of the ordinary.

Harry Houdini, entertainer

Affiliate marketing has made businesses millions and ordinary people millionaires.

Bo Bennett, entrepreneur

I have been primarily interested in how and why ordinary people do unusual things, things that seem alien to their natures. Why do good people sometimes act evil? Why do smart people sometimes do dumb or irrational things?

Philip Zimbardo, psychologist

To me, photography is an art of observation. It's about finding something interesting in an ordinary place... I've found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.

Elliott Erwitt, photographer

I think that is where poetry reading becomes such an individual thing. I mean I have friend who like poets who just don't say anything to me at all, I mean they seem to me rather ordinary and pedestrian.

James Laughlin, poet

I just want to go to university and have fun - I want to be an ordinary student. I'm only going to university. It's not like I'm getting married - though that's what it feels like sometimes.

Prince William, royalty

Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

Abraham Lincoln, president

Of course we have Queen Elizabeth as head of state, but in many ways we are a kind of republic. We don't have royals in Australia, so it was kind of unusual to run into those kind of people. But aside from that it was quite ordinary.

Mary Elizabeth Donaldson, royalty

I am aware that a philosopher's ideas are not subject to the judgment of ordinary persons, because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things, to the extent permitted to human reason by God.

Nicolaus Copernicus, scientist

Our decade of change has unleashed the ingenuity, creativity, and character of the most extraordinary people in the world - the people of this state, who come from every corner of the globe.

George Pataki, politician

Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the same effect of youth and freshness and originality and spontaneity as it did originally, and you have done a poet's job. The rest is literature.

Jean Cocteau, director

Nothing is poetical if plain daylight is not poetical; and no monster should amaze us if the normal man does not amaze.

G. K. Chesterton, writer

Ukraine had quite serious impact on the many Russians. They could see that ordinary people in Ukraine which is a bordering state, very close to Russia, the people of this state are, they didn't want to tolerate anymore the power abuse by Ukrainian officials.

Garry Kasparov, celebrity

I wouldn't say I'm normal. But I'm relatively stable. When I think of normal, I think of mediocrity, and mediocrity scares the f--- out of me.

Gillian Anderson, actress

Thou unassuming common-place of Nature, with that homely face.

William Wordsworth, poet

Every day of my life, I feel fat. It's not correct thinking in the natural, normal human being's way of life.

Angie Everhart, model

Normality highly values its normal man. It educates children to lose themselves and to become absurd, and thus to be normal. Normal men have killed perhaps 100, 000 of their fellow normal men in the last fifty years.

R. D. Laing, psychologist

This Constitution does not reflect the thoughts, hopes and aspirations of ordinary people. It does nothing for jobs or economic growth and widens further still the democratic deficit.

Nigel Farage, politician

The characteristic of the hour is that the commonplace mind, knowing itself to be commonplace, has the assurance to proclaim the rights of the commonplace and to impose them wherever it will.

Jos,

We can escape the commonplace only by manipulating it, controlling it, thrusting it into our dreams or surrendering it to the free play of our subjectivity.

Raoul Vaneigem, philosopher

Lynch is an ordinary, smalltown guy and he just sees strange things in people.

Jack Nance, actor

Of mediumship there are many grades, one of the simplest forms being the capacity to receive an impression or automatic writing, under peaceful conditions, in an ordinary state; but the whole subject is too large to be treated here.

Oliver Joseph Lodge, physicist

The lowest form of popular culture - lack of information, misinformation, disinformation, and a contempt for the truth or the reality of most people's lives - has overrun real journalism. Today, ordinary Americans are being stuffed with garbage.

Carl Bernstein, journalist

Asking questions is an essential part of police investigation. In the ordinary sense a police officer is free to ask a person for identification without implicating the Fourth Amendment.

Anthony Kennedy, judge

Why has the Democratic Party become so arrogantly detached from ordinary Americans? Though they claim to speak for the poor and dispossessed, Democrats have increasingly become the party of an upper-middle-class professional elite, top-heavy with journalists, academics and lawyers.

Camille Paglia, author

King's response to our crisis can be put in one word: revolution. A revolution in our priorities, a reevaluation of our values, a reinvigoration of our public life and a fundamental transformation of our way of thinking and living that promotes a transfer of power from oligarchs and plutocrats to everyday people and ordinary citizens.

Cornel West, educator

In the startup world, you're either a genius or an idiot. You're never just an ordinary guy trying to get through the day.

Marc Andreessen, businessman

I prefer ordinary girls - you know, college students, waitresses, that sort of thing. Most of the girls I go out with are just good friends. Just because I go out to the cinema with a girl, it doesn't mean we are dating.

Leonardo DiCaprio, actor

The thing you notice here after America is how refreshingly ordinary people look because they haven't had their chin wrapped around the back of their ears.

Ian Mckellen, actor

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