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Top 88 Strange But Beautiful Quotes

#1. Jealousy we understood and thought natural ... But envy was a strange, new feeling for us. And all the time we knew that Maureen Peal was not the Enemy and not worthy of such intense hatred. The Thing to fear was the Thing that made her beautiful, and not us. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#2. My chin is weak. I find it hard to make decisions. For years I had been caught between the two stools of security on the land and rich-scented life on the exotic islands of literature.
I wasn't really a writer. I had seen a strange beautiful light on the hills and that was all. - Author: Patrick Kavanagh
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#3. The sight of the huge world put mad ideas into me, as if I could wander away, wander forever, see strange and beautiful things, one after the other to the world's end. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#4. You need to take risks, you never know if the end results will be beautiful or strange, you need to be instantaneous, listening to every moments, without missing a scrap of the music, even if you play a rest! - Author: Brian Blade
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#5. I had known that people would probably have strange reactions to my voice, because I have kind of an unwieldy, difficult voice, but I never thought that anybody would have a problem with the harp. I just assumed ... C'mon, it's a beautiful instrument. - Author: Joanna Newsom
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#6. HARRY: "The truth is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution."
(GINNY looks at him, surprised.)
Dumbledore.
GINNY: A strange thing to say to a child.
HARRY: Not when you believe that child will have to die to save the world. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#7. My hope is that the music creates a strange, beautiful, overwhelming - sometimes even frightening - landscape, and invites you to get lost in it. - Author: John Luther Adams
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#8. You say freak, I say unique. - Author: Christian Baloga
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#9. That - we seemed to have decided without saying a word - might go a long way toward spoiling something that was special, and beautiful, by virtue of its strangeness and delicacy. - Author: Stephen King
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#10. You know what I mean? Real and unreal, beautiful and strange, like a dream. It got me high as a kite, but it didn't last long enough. It ended too soon and left nothing behind."
That's how it is with dreams," said Priscilla. "They're the perfect crime. - Author: Tom Robbins
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#11. -What do you think [aliens] would think of us? Of man?-
-I suppose they would think we're beautiful, strange, and inexplicably horrible to one another.- - Author: Pierce Brown
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#12. Strange as it may seem, there is nothing in which a young and beautiful female appears to more advantage than in the art of smoking. - Author: Herman Melville
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#13. The charms of money are distinctly under-represented in literature. There are no songs or poems extolling its virtues. This seems on the face of it strange. The claims of money to be celebrated in verse might well seem to be no less than those of faithful dogs, beautiful women, or jugs of wine. - Author: Celia Green
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#14. Life is beautiful, and terrible, and strange. - Author: Johnette Napolitano
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#15. But it's strange, isn't it?" Eri said.
"What is?"
"That amazing time in our lives is gone, and will never return. All the beautiful possibilities we had then have been swallowed up in the flow of time. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#16. Things get better everyday you stay alive
then I'm amazed
every day
that the sun decides to rise
every minute, every hour, is another
chance to change
life is beautiful & terrible & strange. - Author: Johnette Napolitano
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#17. Here I am, safely returned over those peaks from a journey far more beautiful and strange than anything I had hoped for or imagined - how is it that this safe return brings such regret? - Author: Peter Matthiessen
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#18. We are humans who make wrong decisions, who act in strange ways, who have freckles and ailments. We are humans who are incredible in both our capacity to love and our resistance to hate. And in our imperfections we are beautiful. - Author: Sarah Noffke
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#19. They wore their strange beauty like war paint. - Author: Holly Black
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#20. She would like to tell him some strange beautiful thing, if she could speak at all, something to make him speak. Communication would be telling something that is all new, so as to have more of the new told back. - Author: Eudora Welty
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#21. When Bach died some of his children sold his scores to the butcher they had decided the paper was more useful for wrapping meat. In a small village in Germany a father brought home a limp goose wrapped in paper that was covered with strange and beautiful symbols. - Author: Simon Van Booy
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#22. Every time you look at the world and the people in it closely, lovingly, imaginatively, it changes you. The world, under the microscope of your attention, opens up like a beautiful, strange flower and gives itself back to you in ways you could never imagine. - Author: Kate DiCamillo
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#23. Life is frightening," Claudine corrected her. "And beautiful and full of strange and unexpected opportunities. This is one of them. - Author: Anne Perry
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#24. Butterflies doing strange things in very beautiful ways were in my mind when I sat down, but by the time my pen was uncapped my thoughts had shifted to rocks. - Author: William Beebe
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#25. Florida is a strange place: hot, beautiful, ugly. I love it here, and how nothing makes sense but still, somehow, there is a rhythm. - Author: Roxane Gay
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#26. What a strange place, I thought. If I look up everything is so clear and beautiful, and if I look down, everything is so dangerous and ugly. I wished I could keep my head in the sky, but the scorpions brought me back to reality. Or was the sky the reality? - Author: Margot Berwin
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#27. It's strange how many ways there are to miss someone. You miss the things they did and who they were, but you also miss who you were to them. The way everything you said and did was beautiful or entertaining or important. How much you mattered - Author: Robin Roe
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#28. In Iceland, you can see the contours of the mountains wherever you go, and the swell of the hills, and always beyond that the horizon. And there's this strange thing: you're never sort of hidden; you always feel exposed in that landscape. But it makes it very beautiful as well. - Author: Hannah Kent
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#29. My stomach somersaults
he wants me ... in a weird way, true, but this beautiful, strange, kinky man wants me. - Author: E.L. James
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#30. Mafia landmarks are found everywhere in beautiful Sicily, an unfortunate byproduct of the island's tragic history. By mapping theses strange sites and telling the amazing stories behind them, I hope to remind readers that the Mafia is not a romantic relic of the past. - Author: Carl Russo
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#31. I like wearing beautiful clothes, but that does not translate into my work. People don't like to see me as a glam doll in my movies. My audience and the media love me with two different perceptions. It's a strange, crazy situation. - Author: Sonam Kapoor
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#32. What is this power the dead have over the ones they leave behind? It's strange and beautiful and frightening, this deathless love that human being continue to feel for the ones they've lost. - Author: Sangu Mandanna
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#33. People say Yogi (Berra) is a strange guy, and I've heard Yogi say some funny things. But he has a beautiful wife, he's rich, and he's famous. I don't see anything strange about that. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#34. My movies are film-paintings - moving portraits captured on celluloid. I'll layer that with sound to create a unique mood
like if the Mona Lisa opened her mouth, and there would be a wind, and she'd turn back and smile. It would be strange and beautiful. - Author: David Lynch
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#35. The strange words rolled through his mind; rumbled, like talking thunder; like the drums at the summer dances, if the drums could have spoken; like the men singing the Corn Song, beautiful, beautiful, so that you cried. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#36. I do believe that everything can look beautiful if you look at it from outside. The closer you zoom in, most of us exhibit behaviour that is strange to someone from outside. - Author: Susanne Wuest
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#37. Each day the sun shone, the birds lingered, though the trees were turning, purely out of habit, and their rose and yellow and rust looked strange and beautiful above the brilliant green grass. - Author: Elizabeth Enright
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#38. We are beautiful, strange creatures of heat and noise, of sudden, inscrutable impulses, of savage passions. - Author: Robert Jackson Bennett
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#39. You're so beautiful, angel. The most beautiful woman I've ever known. That kind of beauty has a strange power over men - it makes us feel strong and yet weak. Protective of it and yet defenseless against it. - Author: Melanie Harlow
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#40. Wouldn't it be strange, she thought, to have a blue sky? But she liked the way it looked. It would be beautiful - a blue sky. - Author: Jeanne DuPrau
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#41. But he thought all the strange words were beautiful, and he had never had a book of his own before. - Author: Tove Jansson
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#42. The fire was silent, the little houses collapsing into the flames without complaint, flocks of sparks rising to the sky. At a distance it seemed beautiful, and I thought it was strange that powerful violence is often so pleasing to the eye ... - Author: David Benioff
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#43. Death! Strange that there should be such a word, and such a thing, and we ever forget it; that one should be living, warm and beautiful, full of hopes, desires and wants, one day, and the next be gone, utterly gone, and forever! - Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
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#44. It's strange, but seeing something broken is somehow worse when you can tell that it used to be beautiful. - Author: Brenna Yovanoff
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#45. The mind of the people is like mud, from which arises strange and beautiful things. - Author: Walter J. Turner
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#46. Death is never an ending, death is a change;
Death is beautiful, for death is strange;
Death is one dream out of another flowing. - Author: Conrad Aiken
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#47. The boy was twelve, reveling in the strange dust-smelling murk of a New Orleans library, watching motes flash gold in a beam of sun. He loved the ceiling lights on chains and the table lamps with their green glass shades. The room was as beautiful as another world. - Author: Marly Youmans
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#48. But aren't many gardens beautiful because they are imperfect? ... aren't the strange, new flowers that arise by mistake or misadventure as pleasing as the well-tended and planned? - Author: Libba Bray
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#49. She seemed beautiful to me. Is that strange? I suppose it is. But there is a compelling beauty in the sight of someone seemingly so small and yet so dangerous. - Author: Katherine Applegate
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#50. You're a wonderful person, Jamie. You're beautiful, you're kind, you're gentle ... you're everything that I'd like to be. If people don't like you, or they think you're strange, then that's their problem. - Author: Nicholas Sparks
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#51. Whether you go your separate ways or stay together, you will continue to witness--against ignorance, against cruelty, and on behalf of all that is beautiful about this strange and crooked world. - Author: Adam Gidwitz
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#52. The snow was too light to stay, the ground too warm to keep it. And the strange spring snow fell only in that golden moment of dawn, the turning of the page between night and day. - Author: Shannon Hale
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#53. What if you slept?
What if you slept
And what if
In your sleep
You dreamed
And what if
In your dream
You went to heaven
And there plucked a strange and beautiful flower
And what if
When you awoke
You had that flower in you hand
Ah, what then? - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#54. I feel my strange, beautiful bird in my heart, and the unflooded world all around me. - Author: Maria Dahvana Headley
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#55. Life could be a strange and beautiful thing sometimes. Other times it was just a disaster. But sometimes beauty won out. - Author: Kylie Scott
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#56. The strange, unbeautiful face beautiful in its ugliness; the perfect, beautiful face ugly in its perfection. - Author: Eric Maisel
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#57. From outside comes a light tinkling, fragments of glass, perhaps, falling into the streets. It sounds both beautiful and strange, as though gemstones were raining from the sky. - Author: Anthony Doerr
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#58. The strange paradox of science is that it does not explain reality, it explains our fantasy. It is a beautiful thing. - Author: Laren Grey Umphlett
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#59. Thinking of death
strange, beautiful, terrible and a long way off
made me feel happier than ever. - Author: Dodie Smith
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#60. Love is strange when you think about it. It comes out of nowhere. There's no logic to it. It's not methodical. It's not scientific. It's pure emotion and passion. And emotion and passion can be beautiful, because they fuel love. I'm - Author: Kim Holden
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#61. The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place. - Author: Rachel Carson
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#62. He then touched my chin softly and lifted it up to look into my eyes.I felt like i was under a spell or something. His eyes were strange but beautiful,like blue crystals,so transparent I became mesmerized by the. - Author: Elena Carpenter
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#63. A great wine served in fine glassware is beautiful. But it is also seductive and full of strange promise and perhaps the slightest hint of naughtiness, all waiting to be uncoiled. - Author: Dave Chambers
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#64. I am asked if I think the war was a just war ... how can I answer? I was a boy born and raised in beautiful Leningrad, a boy who loved his parents and went obediently to school. A boy who was yanked out of that life and dumped in a strange land where life followed different rules. - Author: Vladislav Tamarov
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#65. The Beautiful is always strange. - Author: Charles Baudelaire
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#66. And one day we will die and our ashes will fly from the aeroplane over the sea, but for now we are young, let us lay in the sun, and count every beautiful thing we can see ... Can't believe how strange it is to be anything at all. - Author: Jeff Mangum
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#67. He found her beautiful, if a bit strange and sour. It was something in the way that her eyes sparked when she looked at something lovely in the landscape. He couldn't understand it. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#68. It was strange what Chris was feeling within, but he didn't mind for he was loving her. - Author: Moffat Machingura
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#69. There were a number of impractical shoes, stilettos mostly, beautiful and strange. - Author: Emily St. John Mandel
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#70. I saw a lot of drugs and strange things when I was younger, but I also think it was a positive experience because I was surrounded by these really interesting, beautiful people that were trying to get their lives back on track. - Author: Tamaryn
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#71. In Sleep we lie all naked and alone, in Sleep we are united at the heart of night and darkness, and we are strange and beautiful asleep; for we are dying the darkness and we know no death. - Author: Thomas Wolfe
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#72. If a man must be obsessed by something, I suppose a boat is as good as anything, perhaps a bit better than most. A small sailing craft is not only beautiful, it is seductive and full of strange promise and the hint of trouble. - Author: E.B. White
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#73. Art, if you loved it, was worth any amount of unhappiness and pain. If you had to hurt someone to achieve those ends, so be it. If the outcome was beautiful enough, strange enough, memorable enough, it did not matter. It was worth it. - Author: Kevin Wilson
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#74. From so high above it, the world seems ordered and deliberate.

But I know it's more than that. And less. It is structured and chaotic. Beautiful and strange. - Author: Nicola Yoon
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#75. You are terrifying and strange and beautiful, someone not everyone knows how to love. - Author: Warsan Shire
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#76. I felt a curious thrill, as if something had stirred in me, half wakened from sleep. There was something very remote and strange and beautiful behind those words, if I could grasp it, far beyond ancient English.
(on reading the Cynewulf lines about the star Earendel) - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#77. Science has revealed a universe that is vast, ancient, violent, strange, and beautiful, a universe of almost infinite variety and possibility one in which time can end in a black hole, and conscious beings can evolve from a soup of minerals. - Author: Leonard Mlodinow
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#78. The people in flight from the terror behind-strange things happen to them, some bitterly cruel and some so beautiful that the faith is refired forever. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#79. I saw David Lynch's 'The Elephant Man' when I was 15. I was completely bowled over. I found it so beautiful, strange and mesmerizing that I went back to the cinema every night for a week to see it. - Author: Ben Daniels
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#80. Strange things happened to them ... some bitterly cruel and some so beautiful that faith is refired forever. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#81. She was strange and beautiful and those were human qualities that I had never seen Weaved together before. She became terrifying to me, not because I feared who she was, but for the sake of love, I feared what she could do to me. - Author: Christopher Poindexter
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#82. As if some faces could be doorways in
To life one has an image of
But never sees. The vista was
A strange and beautiful
Release - Author: Herbert Mason
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#83. I went to watch Coldplay in Florida and saw Chris Martin before they went on. He sang 'What Makes You Beautiful' before the chorus of 'Yellow' kicked in. That was so strange because he's an inspiration for me. I think he's so good, he's sick ... he's a really nice guy too. - Author: Harry Styles
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#84. The world was beautiful, the world was particolored, strange and quizzical ... Meaning and essence were not somewhere behind things, they were inside things, in everything. - Author: Hermann Hesse
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#85. Made as we were in the image of God we scarcely find it strange to take again our God as our All. God was our original habitat and our hearts cannot but feel at home when they enter again that ancient and beautiful abode. - Author: A.W. Tozer
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#86. Artists are strange people. They make the world a beautiful place, and make others feel good, but they are a bunch of lonely people. Artists are people with unfulfilled, unrealistic dreams, lonely, and always searching for perfection. - Author: Ama H. Vanniarachchy
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#87. Izzy. Sweet, beautiful, but eternally strange Izzy. - Author: G.A. Aiken
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#88. When you look closely people are so strange & so complicated that they're actually beautiful. - Author: Khalil Gibran
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