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Abnormality Quotes

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The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
- Anais Nin

Related topics: Love

Graphic design is the paradise of individuality,
eccentricity, heresy, abnormality, hobbies and humors.
- George Santayana

Shrinking away from death
is something unhealthy and abnormal -
which robs the second half of life of its purpose.
- Carl Jung

I like to take these unusual characters and then make
them as normal as possible,
because we all know that the tragedy and the abnormal
always hides itself behind the normal.
- Isabelle Huppert

 

To study the abnormal is the best way of understanding the normal.
- William James

Al Gore's performances could be a case study in abnormal-psychology classes.
- Rich Lowry

I truly cannot imagine men with men,
women with women,
doing what they were not physically created to do,
without abnormal stress and misbehavior.
- Jerry Falwell

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I am very abnormal...
But it wasn't very long ago that I wasn't so abnormal.
I was very normal and headed for a lifetime of paying
medical bills as proof of my normalcy.
- Dirk Benedict

Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal.
- Leo Tolstoy

Living is abnormal.
- Eugene Ionesco

I thought it was something peculiar to me.
I thought I was abnormal.
- Louise Brown

It's sad that the most glorious of sexual experiences can make us feel guilty,
ashamed, embarrassed, and abnormal.
- Sue Johanson

Power when wielded by abnormal energy is the most serious of facts.
- Henry B. Adams

All of us are mad.
If it weren't for the fact every one of us is slightly abnormal,
there wouldn't be any point in giving each person a separate name.
- Ugo Betti

It wasn't until school that we realised that we were abnormal.
- Gilbert Hernandez

I guess I'm attracted to these off beat roles because
my life has been a bit abnormal.
The only thing I have a problem with is being labeled.
- Johnny Depp

Guardians are necessary for children and abnormal adults,
because they cannot make responsible choices for themselves.
- Tom G. Palmer

Mob law is the most forcible expression of an abnormal public opinion;
it shows that society is rotten to the core.
- Timothy Thomas Fortune

The size of my head though is pretty abnormal.
- Philip Seymour Hoffman

You don't want to love - your eternal and abnormal craving is to be loved.
You aren't positive, you're negative.
You absorb, absorb, as if you must fill yourself up with love,
because you've got a shortage somewhere.
- David Herbert Lawrence

It may be an extreme example brought about by abnormal circumstances -
but the criteria of human rights kick in,
surely, precisely when the conditions are extreme and
the situation is abnormal.
- Breyten Breytenbach

Variability is the law of life, and as no two faces are the same,
so no two bodies are alike, and no two individuals
react alike and behave alike under the abnormal conditions
which we know as disease.
- William Osler

I believe, however, that such abnormal moments can be found in everyone,
and it is all the more fortunate when they occur in
individuals with creative talent or with clairvoyant powers.
- Giorgio de Chirico

Yes, I remember the barbed wire and the guard towers and the machine guns,
but they became part of my normal landscape.
What would be abnormal in normal times became my normality in camp.
- George Takei

They meant abnormal.
Divisions of the kind were fashionable at that time,
and it was so easy to stifle one's need to help by
deciding that help could neither be accepted nor understood.
- Janet Frame

I have a problem when people say something's real or not real,
or normal or abnormal.
The meaning of those words for me is very personal and subjective.
I've always been confused and never had a clearcut
understanding of the meaning of those kinds of words.
- Tim Burton

Libertarians argue that no normal adult has the right
to impose choices on other normal adults,
except in abnormal circumstances, such as when one
person finds another unconscious and administers medical
assistance or calls an ambulance.
- Tom G. Palmer

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves,
Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine, as children do.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.
It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine,
we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure about you.
We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us.
- Marianne Williamson

Adulthood is the ever-shrinking period between childhood and old age.
It is the apparent aim of modern industrial societies
to reduce this period to a minimum.
- Thomas Szasz

The world is shrinking as we see more and more of it in the media,
and the more we see of the world, the smaller we are,
the more aware we are of how insignificant any one of us is.
- Jock Sturges

If left unchecked, global change will create violent conflict,
torrential storms, shrinking coastlines,
and irreversible catastrophe.
- Valerie Jarrett

There is in most passions a shrinking away from ourselves.
The passionate pursuer has all the earmarks of a fugitive.
- Eric Hoffer

All of journalism is a shrinking art.
So much of it is hype.
The O.J.
Simpson story is a landmark in the decline of journalism.
- Dick Schaap

The enemy fought with savage fury, and met death with all its horrors,
without shrinking or complaining: not one asked to be spared,
but fought as long as they could stand or sit.
- Davy Crockett

All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing
without shrinking into the darkness.
- John Ruskin

We are shrinking the size of the federal government
as a percent of our economy from over 21 percent of
the economy to 19 percent of the economy.
At the same time, we're growing the private economy.
- Franklin Raines

There will be no misgiving, no shrinking back,
no calculation of overpowering odds,
no terror of possible consequences,
if you frankly accept the gift which God offers you to-morrow.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

I think the moral majority and religious right have
been shrinking and having not quite as loud a voice in America,
and all of a sudden people are coming to their own realizations going,
'Joe down the street is gay and he's a great guy.'
- Jason Priestley

From cell phones to computers, quality is improving
and costs are shrinking as companies fight to offer
the public the best product at the best price.
But this philosophy is sadly missing from our health-care insurance system.
- John Shadegg

There are drugs that expand the soul,
but cocaine is one that just closes the heart.
It's a very alone, horrible sort of shrinking drug.
I quit on my own, but there was a time when I feared
I would have to go in for treatment.
I really was in trouble.
- Linda Hamilton

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing
that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Through our own recovered innocence
we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
- Henry David Thoreau

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb


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