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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 motivational

Be bold. Do what the ordinary fear. ⏤ Sayings


Picture quote by Sayings about people

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

We're all pretty ordinary on paper.

Michael Bergin, actor

Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.

Jim Rohn, businessman

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

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

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

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,

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

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

John Kenneth Galbraith, economist

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

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

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

Denis Diderot, editor

Nothing is so commonplace has the wish to be remarkable.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, writer

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

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

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

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

Mark Haddon, novelist

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Heroes are ordinary people who make themselves extraordinary.

Gerard Way, singer

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

Jaroslav Seifert, poet

No one is ever ordinary.

Tanith Lee, writer

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

Sanctification is not to be understood here as a separation from ordinary use or consecration to some special use, although this meaning is often present in Scripture, sometimes referring to outward and sometimes to inward or effectual separation.

William James, philosopher

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

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

Mark Twain, author

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

George Henry Lewes, philosopher

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

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

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

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

Siobhan Davies, dancer

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

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

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

I'm an ordinary guy with an extraordinary job.

Bernie Mac, actor

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,

I am an ordinary person who has been blessed with extraordinary opportunities and experiences. Today is one of those experiences.

Sonia Sotomayor, judge

One of the big draws of the show is here's a guy who is ordinary in a lot of ways but, due to his profession, he's placed in extraordinary situations that he has to make right with action and with thought. That's what is appealing about Jack - he takes charge.

Kiefer Sutherland, actor

Fishing provides that connection with the whole living world. It gives you the opportunity of being totally immersed, turning back into yourself in a good way. A form of meditation, some form of communion with levels of yourself that are deeper than the ordinary self.

Ted Hughes, poet

There is something universal in the theme of a man trying to save his family in the midst of the most terrible circumstances. It is not limited to Sierra Leone. This story could apply to any number of places where ordinary people have been caught up in political events beyond their control.

Edward Zwick, director

Genius is nothing more than common faculties refined to a greater intensity. There are no astonishing ways of doing astonishing things. All astonishing things are done by ordinary materials.

Benjamin Haydon, artist

I adopt a very simple approach. I observe and reflect real life and ordinary people and sooner or later that raises a laugh.

Alberto Sordi, actor

If you feel weak, limited, ordinary, you are the best material through which can work.

Henry Blackaby,

I have always been amazed at the way an ordinary observer lends so much more credence and attaches so much more importance to waking events than to those occurring in dreams... Man... is above all the plaything of his memory.

Andre Breton, poet

In the past, it was only in science fiction novels that you could read about ordinary people being able to go to space... But you laid the foundation for space tourism.

Nursultan Nazarbayev, politician

A garden is a complex of aesthetic and plastic intentions; and the plant is, to a landscape artist, not only a plant - rare, unusual, ordinary or doomed to disappearance - but it is also a color, a shape, a volume or an arabesque in itself.

Roberto Burle Marx, environmentalist

The great achievement of the Catholic Church lay in harmonizing, civilizing the deepest impulses of ordinary, ignorant people.

Kenneth Clark, author

I spent a lot of time protecting myself. I mean, I've met a lot of extraordinary people over the years - and I just wish I had been able to open myself up to them more.

Diane Keaton, actress

It's the quality of the ordinary, the straight, the square, that accounts for the great stability and success of our nation. It's a quality to be proud of. But it's a quality that many people seem to have neglected.

Gerald R. Ford, president

More than any other in Western Europe, Britain remains a country where a traveler has to think twice before indulging in the ordinary food of ordinary people.

Joseph Lelyveld, editor

Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.

Warren G. Bennis, psychologist

War - the ordinary man's most convenient means of escaping from the ordinary.

Philip Caputo, author

I just see myself as just an ordinary chick from Florida, not some beautiful woman.

Jennifer Sky, actress

Germans who wish to use firearms should join the SS or the SA - ordinary citizens don't need guns, as their having guns doesn't serve the State.

Heinrich Himmler, criminal

My hearing is out of the ordinary as others might see it, but not for me. I'm used to my hearing in the same way that I'm used to the size of my hands.

Evelyn Glennie, musician

A biopic would have required hiring an actor, and I always wanted to just let Bobby be Bobby. My thought was it would make it a more universal story to focus on ordinary people rather than this extraordinary man.

Emilio Estevez, actor

Film critics said I gave a voice to the fear we all have: that we'll reach a certain point in our lives, look around and realize that all the things we said we'd do and become will never come to be - and that we're ordinary.

Ann Bancroft, explorer

The business of the poet is not to find new emotions, but to use the ordinary ones and, in working them up into poetry, to express feelings which are not in actual emotions at all.

T. S. Eliot, poet

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perceptual anesthesia - to mistake an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

H. L. Mencken, writer

If you focus on the good in life you’ll always find something to admire in what seems ordinary.

Susan McCann, singer

I am delighted with the strong vote I have received. My message of positive leadership, patriotism and commitment clearly was resonating with tens of thousands of ordinary Irish people.

Michael D. Higgins, politician

I am afraid that the ordinary citizen will not like to be told that the banks can and do create and destroy money. And they who control the credit of a nation direct the policy of governments, and hold in the hollow of their hands the destiny of the people.

Richard McKenna,

There is nothing special about Tim Scott. I'm an ordinary guy serving an extraordinary God and that makes the difference.

Tim Scott, politician

And this is what was fascinating to me about 'The Help'; they were ordinary people who did extraordinary things.

Viola Davis, actress

I have always thought music as a way out of the ordinary mundane obligations of life.

Martha Reeves, musician

Bad things do happen in the world, like war, natural disasters, disease. But out of those situations always arise stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things.

Daryn Kagan, entertainer

There never has been a war yet which, if the facts had been put calmly before the ordinary folk, could not have been prevented. The common man, I think, is the great protection against war.

Ernest Bevin, public servant

I come from an ordinary family - my dad is a carpenter, a roof-maker - and we've always loved racing together.

Sebastian Vettel, celebrity

Meanwhile the fact that the connection with the activity of memory in ordinary life is for the moment lost is of less importance than the reverse, namely, that this connection with the complications and fluctuations of life is necessarily still a too close one.

Hermann Ebbinghaus, psychologist

An ordinary kitten will ask more questions than any five-year-old.

Carl Van Vechten, writer

What ordinary men are directly aware of and what they try to do are bounded by the private orbits in which they live; their visions and their powers are limited.

C. Wright Mills, sociologist

Now, occultism is not like mystic faculty, and it very seldom works in harmony either with business aptitude in the things of ordinary life or with a knowledge of the canons of evidence in its own sphere.

A. E. Waite, author

The difference between political terror and ordinary crime becomes clear during the change of regimes, in which former terrorists become well-regarded representatives of their country.

Jurgen Habermas, philosopher

Jerry reversed the usual formula of the superhero who goes to another planet. He put the superhero in ordinary, familiar surroundings, instead of the other way around, as was done in most science fiction. That was the first time I can recall that it had ever been done.

Joe Shuster, artist

Whenever, then, the usual and ordinary rate of the profits of agricultural stock, and all the outgoings belonging to the cultivation of land, are together equal to the value of the whole produce, there can be no rent.

David Ricardo, economist

The interesting thing about Hain is that he's not a very interesting character. He's not fabulously clever. He's not a great policeman. He's not hugely charismatic. I'd describe him as a kind-of Chekhovian character. He's an ordinary bloke, to whom extraordinary things have happened. Which is quite hard to play, I have to say.

Robbie Coltraine, actor

As for the forces, electromagnetism and gravity we experience in everyday life. But the weak and strong forces are beyond our ordinary experience. So in physics, lots of the basic building blocks take 20th- or perhaps 21st-century equipment to explore.

Edward Witten, mathematician

I wouldn't have thought that a wrong theory should lead us to understand better the ordinary quantum field theories or to have new insights about the quantum states of black holes.

Edward Witten, mathematician

The theory has to be interpreted that extra dimensions beyond the ordinary four dimensions the three spatial dimensions plus time are sufficiently small that they haven't been observed yet.

Edward Witten, mathematician

I always feel the desire to look for the extraordinary in ordinary things; to suggest, not to impose, to leave always a slight touch of mystery in my paintings.

Balthus, artist

In the ordinary affairs of life we do not require nor expect demonstrative evidence, because it is inconsistent with the nature of matters of fact, and to insist on its production would be unreasonable and absurd.

Simon Greenleaf, judge

When the cinematograph first made its appearance, we were told that the days of the ordinary theatre were numbered.

Ivor Novello, musician

The Apple II was not designed like an ordinary product. It used crazy tricks everywhere.

Andy Hertzfeld, inventor

There's another way of making music, by touching the lives and feelings of ordinary people.

Gavin Bryars, composer

I'm just an ordinary person who has an extraordinary job.

Julia Roberts, actress

One 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

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

Kenneth Koch, poet

The most ordinary word, when put into place, suddenly acquires brilliance. That is the brilliance with which your images must shine.

Robert Bresson, director

And that's what happened to that show. It started ordinary, it started really rather bad. As I said, there was a review that said, really, we think the commercials are better than the show. And then it gradually developed.

Patrick Macnee, actor

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