Out Of The Ordinary Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Out Of The Ordinary

#1. I don't know how easy that would be but I'd try just to lead an ordinary life again. Stay out of the papers. - Author: Mark David Chapman
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#2. Exceptional men do not hold their experiences to be out of the ordinary or of interest to anyone else. Unlike the trodden fungus-men, they are not so ignorantly and presumptuously self-absorbed. They are nobody and they know it. They shun notice. They are exceedingly rare. - Author: Nick Tosches
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#3. Gansey threw open his door. Gripping the roof of the car, he slid himself out. Even that gesture, Ronan noted, was wild-Gansey, Gansey-on-fire. Like he pulled himself from the car because ordinary climbing out was too slow.
This was going to be a night. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#4. Mothers were much too sharp. They were like dogs. Buster always sensed when anything was out of the ordinary, and so did mothers. Mothers and dogs both had a kind of second sight that made them see into people's minds and know when anything unusual was going on. - Author: Enid Blyton
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#5. I have nothing but respect for people who travel the world to make art and put exotic Indians in front of linen backdrops, but it's always been my philosophy to try to make art out of the everyday and ordinary. - Author: Sally Mann
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#6. Certainly there is within each of us a self that is neither a child, nor a servant of the hours. It is a third self, occasional in some of us, tyrant in others. This self is out of love with the ordinary; it is out of love with time. It has a hunger for eternity. Intellectual - Author: Mary Oliver
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#7. My dance move has seemingly turned into push-ups. Sometimes, especially if I've indulged a little bit in an evening, it's not out of the ordinary to find me, for some reason, doing push-ups. That seems to be my go-to dance move. - Author: Sara Bareilles
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#8. Always try to grow in your garden some plant or plants out of the ordinary, something your neighbors never attempted. For you can receive no greater flattery than to have a gardener of equal intelligence stand before your plant and ask, "What is that?" - Author: Richardson Wright
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#9. So there clearly is a sense in which the Labour Party here, certainly at State level is reaching out and connecting with people and reflecting the aspirations and needs of, you know the mass of ordinary Australians. - Author: Patricia Hewitt
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#10. To the ordinary guy, all this is a bunch of gobbledygook. But out of the gobbledygook comes a very clear thing: you can't trust the government, you can't believe what they say, and you can't rely on their judgment. - Author: Richard M. Nixon
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#11. Nothing else seems out of the ordinary for a horrible haunted forest being inhabited by a child eating witch. - Author: Seanan McGuire
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#12. Living right on called for nothing out of the ordinary. We made no changes. We only accepted the changes as they came. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#13. It's the sum of the parts that make up the whole, so in my opinion excellence comes from how one undertakes to do something. It all begins with the thought process - which is creative and exalted to produce something out of the ordinary. - Author: Pankaj Patel
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#14. Being out of the ordinary is AWESOME. - Author: Tanya Masse
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#15. Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing
difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is
simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else. - Author: Brian Tracy
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#16. All rebellions are ordinary and an ultimate bore. They are copied out of the same pattern, one much like another. The driving force is adrenalin addiction and the desire to gain personal power. All rebels are closet aristocrats. That's why I can convert them so easily. Why - Author: Frank Herbert
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#17. I love the razor's edge. I want to be cut open. My terror is of a bourgeois, ordinary life. I can't bear the everyday constraint. I believe that ordinariness would put out my spark, such as it is. - Author: Hanif Kureishi
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#18. I didn't know baboons could drive recreational vehicles, but Khufu did okay. When I woke up around dawn, he was navigating through the early morning rush hour in Houston, baring his fangs and barking a lot, and none of the other drivers seemed to notice anything out of the ordinary. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#19. Readers tend to like a character who is at least superficially like themselves. But they quickly lose interest unless this particular character is somehow out of the ordinary. The character may wear the mask of the common man, but underneath his true face must always be the face of the hero. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#20. The way to create art is to burn and destroy
ordinary concepts and to substitute them
with new truths that run down from the top of the head
and out of the heart - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#21. 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. - Author: Shirley Williams
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#22. The two designs are completely different. The first is totally futuristic, the second is more classical. You can of course get very excited about doing something completely out of the ordinary, just like the Olympic stadium in its time. But each to his or her own taste. - Author: Franz Beckenbauer
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#23. I have always thought music as a way out of the ordinary mundane obligations of life. - Author: Martha Reeves
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#24. The world is run by ordinary People, so fools and geniuses will always be out of place. - Author: Garfield Ellis
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#25. 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. - Author: Evelyn Glennie
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#26. No more sounds emerged as he walked through the forest, save the whisper of the leaves above. Though nothing further appeared out of the ordinary, he knew one thing for certain.
He was not alone. - Author: Madeline Martin
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#27. We are so used to our own history, we do not see it as remarkable or out of the ordinary, whereas others might see it as horrendous. Further, we tend to minimize that which we feel shameful about. - Author: Patrick J. Carnes
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#28. To think of him in the middle of the day lifts me out of ordinary living. - Author: Anais Nin
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#29. It was so extraordinarily out of the ordinary. - Author: Augusten Burroughs
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#30. There is this sense of David Cameron leading a Government that's badly out of touch with ordinary people's lives. I'd absolutely welcome the opportunity to show all political leaders what life is like for most people. - Author: Frances O'Grady
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#31. Turns out any ordinary place can be made extraordinary by the presence of the right person. - Author: Aaron Hartzler
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#32. The market is always making mountains out of molehills and exaggerating ordinary vicissitudes into major setbacks. - Author: Benjamin Graham
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#33. We've forgotten that God showers his extraordinary gifts through ordinary means of grace, loves us through ordinary fellow image bearers, and sends us out into the world to love and serve others in ordinary callings. - Author: Michael S. Horton
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#34. The truth is that my chess development was nothing out of the ordinary, and it proceeded probably at a pace no faster than others. - Author: Anatoly Karpov
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#35. Wherever a man separates from the multitude, and goes his own way in this mood, there indeed is a fork in the road, though ordinary travelers may see only a gap in the paling. His solitary path across lots will turn out the higher way of the two. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#36. For envy, like lightning, generally strikes at the top Or any point which sticks out from the ordinary level. LUCRETIUS, De Rerum Natura Our envy always outlives the felicity of its object. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#37. There's a lot of chatter in basketball and, rightfully, you want players to be talking to each other ... But sometimes in practice, it gets too verbose ... so I tried to take things out of the ordinary and make them special so they'd understand the difference. - Author: Phil Jackson
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#38. What you mean to me is something out of the ordinary, cause even a whole of a dictionary won't be able to describe it! - Author: Andy Flynn
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#39. When the shriveled skin of the ordinary is stuffed out with meaning, it satisfies the senses amazingly. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#40. The terrain of the mysteries is the ordinary. To seek out mystery, we don't have to go anywhere. We must simply change our preception, our description, our consciousness of where we are. - Author: Starhawk
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#41. 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. - Author: Leonardo DiCaprio
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#42. My family is out of the ordinary in our physical lifestyle and the day-to-day things that we deal with, but my approach to them is pretty rational and sound. And I'm the quiet one! It's very different from my performing life. - Author: Dee Snider
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#43. Instead of wondering at this result of misery in Mr. Casaubon, I think it quite ordinary. Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of the world, and leave only a margin by which we see the blot? I know no speck so troublesome as self. And - Author: George Eliot
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#44. The sublime only paints the true, and that too in noble objects; it paints it in all its phases, its cause and its effect; it is the most worthy expression or image of this truth. Ordinary minds cannot find out the exact expression, and use synonymes. - Author: Jean De La Bruyere
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#45. The haters and the trolls have always used me as an excuse to make fun of something that is out of the ordinary, something that doesn't necessarily make sense to them. For whatever reason, I have always been a target that people love to attack. - Author: Steve Aoki
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#46. Spirituality is the sacred center out of which all life comes, including Mondays and Tuesdays and rainy Saturday afternoons in all their mundane and glorious detail ... The spiritual journey is the soul's life commingling with ordinary life. - Author: Christina Baldwin
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#47. It's time for ordinary Americans to come out of the shadows and remind Washington every day in words and actions that we are a sovereign nation, not a sanctuary nation. - Author: Michelle Malkin
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#48. Joy comes to us in moments - ordinary moments. We risk missing out on joy when we get too busy chasing down the extraordinary. Scarcity culture may keep us afraid of living small, ordinary lives, but when you talk to people who have survived great losses, it is clear that joy is not a constant. - Author: Brene Brown
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#49. A lot of modernism does seem to come out of a fear of being thought an ordinary storyteller. So they tell it backwards and they tell it in the present tense and they cut loose the pages and shuffle them around - all that kind of stuff. - Author: Philip Pullman
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#50. The most satisfying thrillers send ordinary people into battle against the forces of evil - otherwise known as greed, ego, rage, fear and laziness - and bring them out bloodied but whole. - Author: M.J. Rose
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#51. In all common ordinary cases, we see intuitively at first view what is out duty, what is the honest part. This is the ground of the observation, that the first thought is often the best. In these cases, doubt and deliberation is itself dishonesty; as it was in Balaam upon the second message. - Author: Joseph Butler
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#52. I'm not lacking for enthusiasm as you can see, given that I have something like 65 canvases covered with paint and I'll be needing more since the place is quite out of the ordinary; so I'm going to order some more canvases ... - Author: Claude Monet
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#53. He was just standing on an ordinary pavement as cars roared behind him, and there was nothing special about it whatsoever except my heart didn't seem to realise. It soared out of my chest and into the sky, a flash of scarlet in all the blue. - Author: Annabel Pitcher
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#54. Go back to The October Palace, which came out in 1994, and there are poems with windows, doors, the rooms of the gorgeous and vanishing palace that is this ordinary world and ordinary life. Jungian archetype would say the house is a figure for the experienced, experiencing self. - Author: Jane Hirshfield
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#55. If you do anything out of the ordinary, you can be sure someone, somewhere, will get upset, - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#56. The artist is he who can take something ordinary and wring out of it attar of roses. - Author: Walter Sickert
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#57. The happiness of a family is such a complex matter. Like a table laid out with a tea service, it looks so ordinary until it's threatened. Then it becomes infinitely precious. - Author: Lynda Williams
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#58. There is nothing that does not get easier through cultivation. The buddhas of the past started out as ordinary beings. They were not buddhas in the beginning. The path to buddhahood is traversed only through gradually developing more and more courage and DETERMINATION -then it is attained. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#59. They cultivated normality till it stood out of them all over in knobs, like the muscles upon professional strong men, and scarcely looked normal at all. And they talked interminably and loudly. From their bouncing mental health ordinary ill-balanced mortals shrank in alarm. - Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
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#60. Photography is an art of observation - it's about creating something extraordinary out of the ordinary. You choose a frame and then wait until the right time for something magical to come along and fill it. - Author: Elliott Erwitt
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#61. Yoga is a generic name for any discipline by which one attempts to pass out of the limits of one's ordinary mental consciousness into a greater spiritual consciousness. - Author: Sri Aurobindo
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#62. Quote from CARE OF THE SOUL ... Thomas Moore ... to the soul, the most minute details and the most ordinary activities, carried out with mindfullness and art, have an effect far beyond their apparant insignificance. - Author: Thomas Moore
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#63. Aside from being bad sportsmanship - Romney basically said Obama won by cheating - he was displaying the same obtuseness about the wants and needs of ordinary people that did more to torpedo his campaign than any goodies Obama might have had to dole out. - Author: John Podhoretz
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#64. And so, this was the final major theme we found: that when a group of people, no matter how small or ordinary, was willing to die out to their selfish desires, the life which came out of that death was immeasurable, and continued to affect lives far into the future. - Author: Peter Marshall
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#65. I'm not asking a poem to carry a lot of rocks in its pockets. Just being an ordinary observer and liver and feeler and letting the experience get through you onto the notebook with the pen, through the arm, out of the body, onto the page, without distortion. - Author: Sharon Olds
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#66. I write so others might contemplate things that are out of the ordinary. I write to make people feel - to cause laughter and tears and anger at injustice. I write so the world will imagine and wonder at crazy, incredible truths. I write to have a tiny bit of influence on a universal conscience. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#67. All that technical expertise isn't worth a damn if you don't get the best out of people, though ... These were leaders who saw strength in ordinary people and showed them how to break tyranny. - Author: Noel Coward
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#68. They had grown bored with ordinary living and needed to seek out this new thrill to make up for the mundanities of existence. And - Author: Kate Griffin
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#69. When something out of the ordinary happens, it is ridiculous to say that it is a mystery or a portent of something to come ... the mystery is created in (their) minds, and by waiting for disaster, it is from their very minds that it occurs. - Author: Yamamoto Tsunetomo
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#70. He stepped into my room with one graceful move, as if entering through bedroom windows was nothing out of the ordinary. - Author: Amanda Hocking
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#71. At the beginning of anything out of the ordinary, the mass of the people always dislike it. - Author: Mao Zedong
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#72. The ultimate first date? Something that is completely out of the ordinary - go crazy, because first dates are always a little awkward, so do something a little extreme. - Author: Gina Carano
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#73. Most people live out ordinary lives by denying death. Others live more completely because they're aware of it. I choose the second group. - Author: Alan Joshua
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#74. Who has ever heard of a maid and a concierge making use of their afternoon break to ponder the cultural significance of interior decoration? You would be surprised by what ordinary little people come out with. - Author: Muriel Barbery
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#75. The light has gone out of our lives ... Yet I am wrong, for the light that shone in this country was no ordinary light ... and a thousand years later that light will still be seen in this country and the world will see it ... For that light represented the living truth. - Author: Jawaharlal Nehru
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#76. Anytime you do something out of the ordinary, there will be skeptics. Everyone wants a reason why. That's fine. What's happened with me is just an accumulation of a lot of things. - Author: Brian Roberts
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#77. It's certainly possible to write fiction that isn't trivial and isn't what people would call political, but it is very hard to figure out how, because our ordinary lives have such a strong tincture now of the whole world. - Author: Deborah Eisenberg
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#78. I'll bet the Catholic Church lost out on a lot of would-be nuns when they started dressing like ordinary meter maids. - Author: Lucia Berlin
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#79. We don't need to see anything out of the ordinary. We already see so much. - Author: Robert Walser
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#80. The men flyers have given out the impression that aeroplaning is very perilous work, something that an ordinary mortal should not dream of attempting. But when I saw how easily the man flyers manipulated their machines I said I could fly. - Author: Harriet Quimby
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#81. Deciding denial was the better part of valor, CK pretended nothing was out of the ordinary. - Author: Judy Teel
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#82. 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. - Author: Daryn Kagan
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#83. I always enjoyed doing monster books. Monster books gave me the opportunity to draw things out of the ordinary. Monster books were a challenge - what kind of monster would fascinate people? - Author: Jack Kirby
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#84. It was really true what they said: you don't look for something out of the ordinary unless you have reason to. - Author: Susan Krinard
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#85. I don't really know that this story has a whole lot of things happen in it. It doesn't really. It's just a record of how things were in my life during this last winter. I guess things happened, but nothing out of the ordinary. - Author: Markus Zusak
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#86. It takes strength to be proud of yourself and to accept yourself when you know that you have something out of the ordinary about you. - Author: Abigail Tarttelin
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#87. To recap: it is possible to put decent information into a Government Machine, have ordinary, good people running the thing, and a reasonable system in place, and still get utter idiocy out of the dispenser?"
"More than possible. Likely. - Author: Nick Harkaway
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#88. God created every one of us to be successful. Before the foundation of the world, He laid out an exact plan for our lives. And in this plan He has moments of favor that will come across our path. These moments are not ordinary. They are destiny-altering moments. - Author: Joel Osteen
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#89. In real life people do occasionally act out of character or do things we wouldn't normally expect them to do. In fiction, there should be a good reason for a character to do something outside of the ordinary. - Author: Craig Hart
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#90. The most lethal of manmade explosives can't touch it. Stand in awe not of Communism, my idiot child, but of ordinary, everyday loneliness. On May Day go out and march with your friends to its greater glory, the superpower of superpowers. - Author: Philip Roth
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#91. I like weird. Conformity bores but is inescapable for the most part. We all follow something, even if it is following the goal of wanting to stand apart. We are a sea of ordinary people; it is always the quirk, the flaw or the ingenuity that stands out. - Author: Donna Lynn Hope
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#92. It's always been my philosophy to try to make art out of the everyday and ordinary ... it never occurred to me to leave home to make art. - Author: Sally Mann
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#93. When you enter a grove peopled with ancient trees, higher than the ordinary, and shutting out the sky with their thickly inter-twined branches, do not the stately shadows of the wood, the stillness of the place, and the awful gloom of this doomed cavern then strike you with the presence of a deity? - Author: Seneca.
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#94. If I ever do anything, it actually might be some fantasy elf thing or even some cute, funny thing. Just to do something a little bit out of the ordinary. I've done my superhero gig. - Author: Todd McFarlane
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#95. Coming from a farming background, I saw nothing out of the ordinary in running barefoot, although it seemed to startle the rest of the athletics world. I have always enjoyed going barefoot and when I was growing up I seldom wore shoes, even when I went into town. - Author: Zola Budd
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#96. My father knows more about sports than any human being out there. He relaxes. The ribbing that we give each at the Christmas holidays is incredible. He's much more of an ordinary American and a proper American than a lot people would probably ever believe. - Author: Donald Trump Jr.
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#97. It is not something we often find out; but most of the specially-gifted have a deep desire to be ordinary. - Author: Janvier Chouteu-Chando
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#98. He felt a killing hate for the stupid, ordinary, disapproving people who kept him from doing what he wanted to do. "Someday I am going to have things just like I want," he said to himself. "And if any moralizing son of a bitch gives me any static, they will fish him out of the river. - Author: William S. Burroughs
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#99. We are apt to mistake our vocation by looking out of the way for occasions to exercise great and rare virtues, and by stepping over the ordinary ones that lie directly in the road before us. - Author: Hannah More
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#100. Through a blog, an ordinary citizen such as myself can use the Internet, this thing invented by Albert Gore, to talk from my house to the U.S. capital and to make use of my right to point out to government officials and to the media when they are wrong. - Author: John Jay Hooker
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