quote by Tibor Kalman

I am interested in imperfections, quirkiness, insanity, unpredictability. That's what we really pay attention to anyway. We don't talk about planes flying; we talk about them crashing.

— Tibor Kalman

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Homeschooling will certainly produce some socially awkward adults, but the odds are good they would have been just as quirky had they spent twelve years raising their hand for permission to go to the bathroom.

I have collections of quirky things from places I've been to, like a set of Russian dolls.

C is quirky, flawed, and an enormous success.

Being an effective leader is enormously complex.

It requires vision to see a future, dedication to make things happen, sensitivity to people who are quirky at times, and personal confidence without arrogance.

The Mathematician's Shiva is a brilliant and compelling family saga full of warmth, pathos, history, and humor, not to mention a cast of delightfully quirky characters, and a math lesson or two; all together, a winning equation! When Rojstaczer writes about mathematics, you'd think he was writing about poetry.

You can read a lot about a country by looking at its beaches: across cultures, the beach is that rare public space in which all absurdities and quirky national behaviors can be found.

I just really like fun, cool, interesting, quirky girls.

And sometimes you find that in 6'2 model bodies and sometimes they're short and brunette. All shapes and sizes - it's really about the personality. That sounds cliche, but it's so freaking true!

I love nerdy, cute, quirky boys who don't take themselves too seriously.

Any good broadcast, not just an Olympic broadcast, should have texture to it.

It should have information, should have some history, should have something that's offbeat, quirky, humorous, and where called for it, should have journalism, and judiciously it should also have commentary. That's my ideal.

We think of bulimia and anorexia as either a bizarre psychosis, or as a quirky little habit, a phase, or as a thing that women just do. We forget that it is a violent act, that it bespeaks a profound level of anger toward and fear of the self.

I hate that word, 'quirky.' It's like the worst f - king word in the world.

In week one of the X Factor, just to be a little bit quirky, I decided to say that I like girls who eat carrots. Ever since I've had lots and lots and lots of carrots.

My philosophy towards life is to enjoy it to the fullest and have fun.

I am one of those 'laugh-out-loud' kinds. I am quirky, yet witty.

I wish I looked more like my mother, but I think I look like my father.

I wish I had one of those naturally beautiful faces. Or a more quirky face. I'm right down the middle: not interesting enough, not pretty enough.

Darkness can be funny. It can be quirky. There are different ways that that stuff comes out as a creative person. But the actual conflicted, twisted, decaying, rotting soul? That's not me. No more.

I was never the 'babe,' so I knew I'd never get those big roles.

I'd always be the best friend or the quirky sidekick.

I've realized the quirky things that make you different are what make you beautiful.

Agoraphobia was my quirky armor against a gregarious America.

It is actually helpful to acknowledge the truth that we are just as quirky as everyone else and that God loves quirky!

Quirky is sexy, like scars or chipped teeth. I also like tattoos they're rebellious.

The Economist is undoubtedly the smartest weekly newsmagazine in the English language. I always look forward to its quirky year-end double issue.

It used to bother me - having bigger, fuller brows.

I even plucked them once so I'd fit in, but I hated them and couldn't wait for them to grow back. Now I embrace them. I realized the quirky things that make you different are what make you beautiful.

Better to be quirky alone than unhappy together.

Big brows weren’t the look in L.A., where I grew up. But my mom instilled in me that it’s the quirky things that make you beautiful.

The world is now multicultural the same way the world is round.

It's not a selling point, it's not a 'quirky' feature, it's not a cynical marketing ploy, it's not an artistic statement, it's not even a plot device. It's a fact, like seedless grapes.

Life just turns deliciously quirky when you stop resisting yourself and, instead, honor the intuition that tugs at you like a puppy on a leash in the park. Follow the magic and magic starts to follow you.

But I do believe that in all my shows, I really enjoy the quirky, the eccentric characters, the ones you don't meet every day.

Obviously, I don't have a high IQ, but I've always liked nerds and quirky guys.

I'm kind of a quirky dresser usually.

Like today, I'm actually pretty put together, but I dress kind of off sometimes, but that's just part of my personality.

We've had some really good guest stars.

But I have to go with Alec Baldwin as my favorite. He is so neat and such a movie star. He's handsome and quirky. I was in heaven the week he was on the set.

I enjoy getting to be arty and quirky and weird and all the things that I don't have that much choice with. You just sort of use what you got.

For someone like Daniel Radcliffe, it’s really fun to go against your image.

He’s such a goody-two-shoes in Harry Potter. I just wanted him to throw off the gloves and be weird and quirky.

Isnt it lovely to know that even the great Sherlock Holmes, the quirky and genius Sherlock Holmes, is vulnerable to love as we all are?

I remember my agent at ICM at the beginning of my career telling me that I wasn't pretty enough, that I was always going to be a quirky sidekick. And he was an ogre of a man. He should have been carrying a torch. If he was in a bar, he couldn't have come near me, and then he was deciding my fate.

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