Stranger Quotes

It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.

Mark Twain

A fool may be known by six things: anger, without cause; speech, without profit; change, without progress; inquiry, without object; putting trust in a stranger, and mistaking foes for friends

Arabian Proverb

Some enchanted evening, you may see a stranger Across a crowded room.

Oscar Hammerstein II

This young man-whether he's my son or a stranger-repeatedly declares, "I didn't do it, I didn't do it." And he's shot down. That's not the American way of life. A man is innocent until he's proved guilty

Marguerite Oswald

To make it in life, you and your wife need to be in the same business. That has been my problem all along. My wives didn't know what I was doing. I would come back home from the road to a stranger. That's no good.

James Joseph Brown

Consequence, you'll see, will be stranger than a gang of drunken mimes.

Brandon Boyd

In the cherry blossom's shade there's no such thing as a stranger.


When a man won't listen to his conscience, it's usually because he doesn't want advice from a total stranger

Lindsey Stewart

As a colored woman I might enter Washington any night, a stranger in a strange land, and walk miles without finding a place to lay my head.... The colored man alone is thrust out of the hotels of the national capital like a leper.... Surely nowhere in the world do oppression and persecution based solely on the color of the skin appear more hateful and hideous than in the capital of the United States, because the chasm between the principles upon which this Government was founded, in which it still professes to believe, and those which are daily practiced under the protection of the flag, yawn so wide and deep.

Mary Church Terrell

Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance or a stranger.

Franklin P. Jones

From the back label of a Cline Zin: Zin Prayer "Know me, stranger, For I am thy life blood and thy nectar. I shall wet thy lips, parched by the winds of deprivation. And nourished shall be thy body, dessicated by the scorching inferno of temperance. Rest thy head upon my bosom, Lose thyself in the ecstasy of my caresses, And know me, For I am ZINFANDEL

Doug Brown

When a writer knows home in his heart, his heart must remain subtly apart from it. He must always be a stranger to the place he loves, and its people.

William Morris

Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.

Franklin P. Jones

Never greet a stranger in the night, for he may be a demon.


To some baffled parents youth is stranger than fiction


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