Top 26 Outsize Quotes

#1. As I sat here, absorbed in my needlework, the urge to consult the orb overpowered me. I arose, I settled myself before it, and I gazed into its crystalline depths . . . and what do you think I saw gazing back at me?" "An ugly old bat in outsize specs?" Ron muttered under his breath.

J.K. Rowling

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#2. Jutta drags herself closer; she watches her brother with outsize eyes. A piano chases the violins. Then woodwinds. The strings sprint, woodwinds fluttering behind. More instruments join in. Flutes? Harps? The song races, seems to loop back over itself. "Werner?" Jutta whispers. He blinks;

Anthony Doerr

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#3. Here is my recipe for a mood enhancer. Take a friend, preferably one with a really annoying fringe and outsize pants, and when she is rambling on swiftly, push her into a ditch and run away.

Louise Rennison

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#4. Simplicity is a kind of transparency in which subtle nuances can have outsize effects.

David Byrne

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#5. My strength is breaking people down. I may not outrun or outsize you, but I will make you miss.

Priest Holmes

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#6. because, no matter how he'd come to hate her, he was also, even now, trying to impress her and win her praise, bringing her his Bertrand Russell papers as mother-flattering evidence of his outsize intellect, constructing his rhyme schemes.

Jonathan Franzen

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#7. Every writer knows that unless you were born gifted with either supreme confidence or outsize ego, handing in your work holds, in some cases, admitted terror. If that's too strong, at least fairly high anxiety.

Dick Cavett

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#8. For a tiny speck in the Atlantic, Ireland has made an outsize contribution to world literature. It's a legacy we can all be proud of, one that would take many pages (or indeed a whole library of books) to recount in full.

Rashers Tierney

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#9. Despite Marc Andreessen's and Peter Thiel's belief that the outsize gains of tech billionaires are the result of a genius entrepreneur culture, inequality at this scale is a choice - the result of the laws and taxes that we as a society choose to establish.

Jonathan Taplin

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#10. Looking back, one can almost imagine them stalking through the wild with specimen bottles and outsize nets, in determined pursuit of the Ojibwa adverb or the Cherokee pronoun.

Margalit Fox

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#11. Over the years, I've worried that my directness could come off as brusque or my criticisms heard in an outsize way, especially by male colleagues. I sometimes wondered whether expressing even my mildest reservation reminded someone of a chastising mother or complaining wife.

Jill Abramson

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#12. At the most we gaze at it in wonder, a kind of wonder which in itself is a form of dawning horror, for somehow we know by instinct that outsize buildings cast the shadow of their own destruction before them, and are designed from the first with an eye to their later existence as ruins.

W.G. Sebald

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#13. We are always doing something to cover up our basic existential anxiety. Some people live that way until the day they die.

Joko Beck

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#14. I'm a pretty normal guy. I do one weird thing. I like to go in the women's room for number two. I've been caught several times and I have paid dearly.

Creed Bratton

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#15. Brave and anal: the ideal space explorer. Though you don't find "anal" on any of those lists of recommended astronaut attributes. NASA doesn't really use words like anal. Unless they have to.

Mary Roach

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#16. People claim that love is the deepest feeling, but don't you believe it. Loneliness is the most affecting of human emotions. Nothing makes life more vivid. If you wish to live in the moment, I recommend intense loneliness.


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#17. Any comparison diminishes the expressive qualities of the terms of the comparison.

Gaston Bachelard

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#18. Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to hear, but they will not keep what is entrusted to them.


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#19. Diplomacy was not one of Susan's character flaws.

Annie Nicholas

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#20. It's about having the courage to do something, to take a risk, when it matters most.

Lindsay Cummings

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#21. I graduated from high school with the art award and I had made a ton of short films, but it was before DVDs with director commentary.

Kevin Munroe

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#22. I want to reach out and entertain people. I want people to come to a museum that have never been in a museum before. I want also to have enough art references in it that would satisfy the most sophisticated museum goer.

Wayne White

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#23. I'm dense when it comes to discouragement.

Lynn Abbey

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#24. What the culture of get rich quick does to our people is Our young people look for quick answers and solutions

Sunday Adelaja

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#25. I decided to take two years between finishing undergraduate and beginning medical school to devote fully to medical research. I knew that I wanted to go to medical school during undergraduate, but I was also eager to get a significant amount of research experience.

Eva Vertes

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#26. In a society that almost demands life at double time, speed and addictions numb us to our own experience. In such a society, it is almost impossible to settle into our bodies or stay connected with our hearts, let alone connect with one another or the earth where we live.

Jack Kornfield

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