Ordinary Quotes

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To be in love is merely to be In a state of perpetual anesthesia: To mistake an ordinary young man for a Greek god Or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

H.L. Mencken

Once in awhile, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.

Unknown

The President of the United States would be liable to be impeached, tried, and upon conviction of treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors, removed from office; and would afterwards be liable to prosecution and punishment in the ordinary course of law. The person of the King of Great Britain is sacred and inviolable: There is no constitutional tribunal to which he is amenable, no punishment to which he can be subjected without involving the crisis of a national revolution.

Alexander Hamilton

The worst misfortune that can happen to an ordinary man is to have an extraordinary father.

Austin O'Malley

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.

Christopher Reeve

Whatever talents I possess may suddenly diminish or suddenly increase. I can with ease become an ordinary fool. I may be one now. But it doesn't do to upset one's own vanity.

Dylan Thomas

Genius ... is the capacity to see ten things where the ordinary man sees one.

Ezra Pound

Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It's them twisting it that ruins it for me.

John Lennon

The more intelligent one is, the more men of originality one finds. Ordinary people find no difference between men.

Blaise Pascal

Actors ought to be larger than life. You come across quite enough ordinary, nondescript people in daily life and I don't see why you should be subjected to them on the stage too.

Donald Sinden

Ordinary people think merely of spending time. Great people think of using it.

Unknown

Death is terrifying because it is so ordinary. It happens all the time.

Susan Cheever

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

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

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