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Exotic Quotes

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Exotic or ordinary, glamorous or plain,
exciting or boring - it's all in our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

Join the army. Visit strange and exotic places.
Meet fascinating people. And kill them.
- Anonymous

I wanted to see exotic Vietnam, the jewel of Southeast Asia.
I, uh, I wanted to meet interesting
and stimulating people of an ancient culture,
and kill them.
- the movie Full Metal Jacket

The long, cold Minnesota winters instilled in me a
fascination for exotic far off places;
I aspired toward a career in tropical diseases and world health problems.
- Peter Agre

 

Buddhism has become a socially recognized religious
philosophy for Americans,
whereas it used to be considered an exotic religion.
- Thurston Moore

If you do a story about a British journalist rescuing a child from Sarajevo,
then Sarajevo just becomes an exotic location,
and the story's about this British journalist.
- Michael Winterbottom

I went to Brooklyn College and met this beautiful Jewish girl named Merle,
with dark hair, exotic looking and brilliant.
So we got married and had three children.
- Dominic Chianese

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Redheads get so stereotyped.
You're either exotic and wild or totally Victorian.
- Alicia Witt

There is a great interest in comparative religion and
a desire to understand faiths other than our own and
even to experiment with exotic cults.
- Emily Greene Balch

I know what I write about seems exotic to a lot of people,
but not for me.
I pulled up to an old trading post and saw a few elderly
Navajos sitting on a bench.
I felt right at home.
- Tony Hillerman

I don't enjoy traveling in America.
I don't like the food, the cars.
It is not exotic enough.
It all tastes a bit like airline food.
- Carla Bley

The trouble is that after nine years as a Jack of all
trades and Master of the Dominican Order,
I have no expertise on anything except airports and exotic foods.
- Timothy Radcliffe

It's almost like he's started to sound even more exotic
the more people started doing him.
I don't know why, but there's just something about
Al Gore that makes me laugh.
- Dana Carvey

I actually wanted to be an exotic dancer,
but that didn't work out so I thought I'd take on acting.
- Sasha Alexander

I think the U.K.
is too small to write about from within it and still
make it seem foreign and exotic and interesting.
- Mark Haddon

People's view of exotic or Asian women are changing.
It's much nicer to hear 'She's pretty' than 'She's pretty -
for an Asian woman.'
- Sung Hi Lee

I also have a film coming up called Breaking Up,
and my part in that was not written for a Latina,
and my character is not particularly pretty or sexy or exotic.
- Salma Hayek

Beware the ends of the earth and the exotic:
the drama is on your doorstep wherever the slums;
are,
wherever there is malnutrition, wherever there is exploitation and cruelty.
- John Grierson

I started acting when I was 10, doing musical theater.
I was a brunette at that time.
I was always cast in all the exotic parts.
- Loni Anderson

I love being in my garden.
I don't plant a lot of exotic flora,
but I do spend a lot of time outside doing manual labour.
- Jacqueline Bisset

If there is an exotic woman it's always a terrorist role.
- Persis Khambatta

I'm an ocean, because I'm really deep.
If you search deep enough you can find rare exotic treasures.
- Christina Aguilera

People always like things that seem exotic.
- Jane Birkin

Now when I look back to the Guildford of that time,
it seems far more exotic to me than Nagasaki.
- Kazuo Ishiguro

If the arts are held up solely as a means of social insight,
fantasy is denied the chance to be commonplace and
reality the chance to be exotic.
- Richard Eyre

I was in school studying civil engineering.
A guy approached me on the street and said that I had
a interesting look-very exotic.
He told me I should try to be in the industry.
- Thuy Trang

Maybe the way we have learned to look has changed in the last 25 years,
and the exotic is much more acceptable.
There are many artists now, younger artists,
who work out of the exotic.
- Anish Kapoor

We've carried that over into the visual development as well.
We've designed quite an exotic cast of characters,
but the last thing we want is to dictate to the players
how their PCs should look.
What we want to do is inspire.
- Sam Wood

We decided to play the NEC because we were asked to,
and because we actually rather like the place:
we've always enjoyed doing it before.
We don't often get sensible offers to play in the UK,
so most years we just play on the mainland,
with the occasional exotic detour.
- Andrew Eldritch

I did not want to be a tree, a flower or a wave.
In a dancer's body, we as audience must see ourselves,
not the imitated behavior of everyday actions,
not the phenomenon of nature, not exotic creatures from another planet,
but something of the miracle that is a human being.
- Martha Graham

Hey bands, you're all welcome to fly me to some exotic
location and I'll record you there,
Y'know that right? You don't have to come to this God forsaken place.
Hope I can visit you all in Australia one of these days that would be hot!
We'll talk again soon.
- Jim Diamond

I had been to New Mexico many times.
I loved it.
It's a very exotic, interesting, severely crazy environment.
I don't know if I could live there all year.
It's such an intense place.
- Campbell Scott

I always feel more comfortable in chaotic surroundings.
I don't know why that is.
I think order is dull.
There is something about this kind of desire for order,
particularly in Anglo Saxon cultures,
that drive out this ability for the streets to become a really exotic,
amorphous, chaotic, organic place where ideas can,
basically, develop.
- Malcolm Mclaren

When ordinary life shackles me,
I escape, one way or another. No more walls.
- Anais Nin

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man,
but he is brave five minutes longer.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The opportunity for greater courage
comes in the most ordinary of moments.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
- Jimmy Johnson

Ordinary people seem not to realize
that those who really apply themselves
in the right way to philosophy
are directly and of their own accord
preparing themselves for dying and death.
- Socrates

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

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.
No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
- Elbert Hubbard

When you open up to the ultimate,
immediately it pours into you.
You are no longer an ordinary human being -
you have transcended.
Your insight has become the
insight of the whole existence.
Now you are no longer separate -
you have found your roots.
- Osho

Well excuse me - we've got something
a little unusual going on here -
time travel, parallel universes,
or just a little common ordinary insanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A miracle is nothing more or less than this...
Anyone who has come into a knowledge
of his true identity,
of his oneness with
the all-pervading wisdom and power,
this makes it possible for laws higher
than the ordinary mind knows of
to be revealed to him.
- Ralph Waldo Trine

On the ordinary view of each species
having been independently created,
we gain no scientific explanation.
- Charles Darwin

I only wish that ordinary people
had an unlimited capacity for doing harm;
then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
- Socrates

There are no extraordinary men...
just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.
- William Halsey

Reality doesn't impress me.
I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy,
and when ordinary life shackles me,
I escape, one way or another.
No more walls.
- Anais Nin

I am a plain ordinary magnificent creation of God,
just like every other plain ordinary
mountain, ocean, tree, animal, and human.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

More than any other in Western Europe,
Britain remains a country where a traveler has to think
twice before indulging in the ordinary food of ordinary people.
- Joseph Lelyveld

Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power.
Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions,
all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words.
- Paul Engle

Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary,
great minds with the ordinary.
- Blaise Pascal

Ordinary life does not interest me.
I seek only the high moments.
I am in accord with the surrealists,
searching for the marvelous.
- Anais Nin

I believed in myself.
I never imagined myself as just an ordinary player.
- Imran Khan

Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes:
one must make them when one reflects;
and whatever you may say,
I prefer being a man with paradoxes than a man with prejudices.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Basically, I'm a really bad interviewer.
I love meeting celebrities, but then I get a bit bored.
Once you meet them you thing, 'really,
what an ordinary person'.
- Graham Norton

They say the death of a parent puts you in time because
that means there's now no generation standing between you and ordinary death:
you're next.
I don't buy it.
- Bruce Jackson

There are certain things that ordinary people have
that celebrities don't have.
- Norman Spinrad

I'm an ordinary guy with an extraordinary job.
- Bernie Mac

Then all the foreigners started coming over.
I don't mind that but a lot of teams are laying out
fortunes for ordinary players and that's no good for
our youngsters coming through.
- Paul Gascoigne

Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity.
The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere.
Truly profound and original insights are to be found
only in studying the exemplary.
- Warren G. Bennis

One of the difficulties about interviewing people in
Rwanda is that the country is trying to get on with
ordinary life and some people just don't want to get involved in this.
- Tony Greig

When I was three years old I was taken with my family
to a little town in Western Minnesota,
where I lived a more or less vapid and ordinary life until I was ten.
- Mary MacLane

It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird:
it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to
fly while remaining an egg.
We are like eggs at present.
And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary,
decent egg.
We must be hatched or go bad.
- C. S. Lewis

An artist may have burdens the ordinary citizen doesn't know,
but the ordinary citizen has burdens that many artists never even touch.
- Patti Smith

As a matter of fact, an ordinary desert supports a
much greater variety of plants than does either a forest or a prairie.
- Ellsworth Huntington

Ordinary language carries with it conditions of meaning
which it is easy to recognize by classifying the contexts
in which the expression is employed in a meaningful manner.
- Paul Ricoeur

What interests me is trying to catch the reflection
of the human being on the page.
I'm interested in how ordinary people live their lives.
- Tracy Kidder

Rock isn't art, it's the way ordinary people talk.
- Billy Idol

Gaiety is a quality of ordinary men.
Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine.
- Denis Diderot


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