Strange Quotes

To regard ones immortality as an exchange of matter is as strange as predicting the future of a violin case once the expensive violin it held has broken and lost its worth.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

The ways of love are strange and hard: the love you want is always barred; the love you have you want to change. The ways of love are hard and strange.

Orson Scott Card

It is strange that those we miss the most Are those we take for granted.

Sir John Betjeman

We raise our hats to the strange phenomena. Soul-birds of a feather flock together.

Kate Bush

She had called in the debt that parents owe a child for bringing her, unasked, into a strange world. One should never make an offer without knowing full well what will happen if it is accepted.

William M. Kucmierowski

When they are not at war they do a little hunting, but spend most of their time in idleness, sleeping and eating. The strongest and most warlike do nothing. They vegetate, while the care of hearth and home and fields is left to the women, the old and the weak. Strange inconsistency of temperament, which makes the same men lovers of sloth and haters of tranquility.

Tacitus

War makes strange giant creatures out of us little routine men who inhabit the earth

Ernie Pyle

For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.

Lord Byron

It is a strange desire, to seek power and to lose liberty.

Francis Bacon

Libraries are brothels for the mind. Which means that librarians are the madames, greeting the punters, understanding their strange tastes and needs and then pimping their books.

Guy Browning

There is a strange charm in the thoughts of a good legacy, or the hopes of an estate, which wondrously removes or at least alleviates the sorrow that men would otherwise feel for the death of friends.

Miguel de Cervantes

It is true that I am often startled and even angered and repulsed by the strange directions and provocative content of new forms that seem to pop up every few months.

David Rockefeller

The will to truth! That will which is yet to seduce us into many a venture, that famous truthfulness of which all philosophers up to this time have spoken reverently -- think what questions this will to truth has posed for us! What strange, wicked, questionable question!

Friedrich Nietzsche

We despise all reverences and all objects of reverence which are outside the pale of our list of sacred things and yet, with strange inconsistency, we are shocked when other people despise and defile the things which are holy for us

Mark Twain

Thirty was so strange for me. I've really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult.

C.S. Lewis

Creative semantics is the key to contemporary government; it consists of talking in strange tongues lest the public learn the inevitable inconveniently early.

George F. Will

How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.

Callimachus

As strange as this may sound, I very seldom read fiction. Because my novels require so much research, almost everything I read is non-fiction-histories, biographies, translations of ancient texts.

Dan Brown

Misery acquaints a man with strange bed-fellows.

William Shakespeare

It is a strange trade that of advocacy. Your intellect, your highest heavenly gift is hung up in the shop window like a loaded pistol for sale.

Thomas Carlyle

But it is better to be destroyed on strange frontiers than to live in a prison of ignorance and fear.

Edmund Cooper

I find it so important now to be a role model and a figure. And I know that may sound strange to some people, but most important is my connection with my fans and the connection that they breed with one another.

Lady Gaga

It is strange that modesty is the rule for women when what they most value in men is boldness.

Ninon de Lenclos

God's hand is strange to us. He cares nothing for the moment, nothing for the feeble ambitions of men and women. He sees the road that flows onward forever.

Orson Scott Card

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