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Extraordinary Quotes

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Do not think that love,
in order to be genuine,
has to be extraordinary.
What we need is to love without getting tired.
- Mother Teresa

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

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

What is a miracle? To some, it is an act of God.
To others, something amazing, extraordinary, or unexpected.
To me, Life is a miracle.
Everything that happens is a miracle.
There is no reason for me to exist as I do -
no reason for humanity, the universe, or the laws of Nature.
Energy, mass, gravity and the rest of existence
are all so improbable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

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

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

It is extraordinary that when you are acquainted with
a whole family you can forget about them.
- Gertrude Stein

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Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God
gives us to control our fears,
not to oust them.
- Vincent McNabb

It is extraordinary to have time to again study Le
nozze di Figaro and discover new things.
- Riccardo Muti

There's just something extraordinary about that Selma Hayek.
- Woody Harrelson

It's the most extraordinary and saddest thing,
the amount of talent out there not being seen.
- Gedde Watanabe

I seem to have been everywhere in the last 30 years,
maybe not in the epicenter but flying around the periphery
of extraordinary events and equally extraordinary people.
- Rupert Everett

I felt like an extraordinary hero.
I was only five or six and I had the whole of life in my hands.
Even if I had been driving the carriage of the sun
I could not have felt any better.
- Dario Fo

The genius of the American system is that through freedom
we have created extraordinary results from plain old ordinary people.
- Phil Gramm

The English have an extraordinary ability for flying into a great calm.
- Alexander Woollcott

The idea of the extraordinary happening in the context
of the ordinary is what's fascinating to me.
- Chris Van Allsburg

It takes an extraordinary intelligence to contemplate the obvious.
- Alfred North Whitehead

We are very fortunate to be recognized here in such
an extraordinary manner for work that we enjoy.
- Sidney Altman

An extraordinary amount of arrogance is present in
any claim of having been the first in inventing something.
- Benoit Mandelbrot

Pope John Paul II not only was a powerful spiritual
leader for Catholics but also a world leader of extraordinary
consequence during the last quarter-century.
- Mike Ferguson

To be old is to be part of a huge and ordinary multitude...
the reason why old age was venerated in the past was
because it was extraordinary.
- Ronald Blythe

People do not decide to become extraordinary.
They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.
- Edmund Hillary

I see Canada as a country torn between a very northern,
rather extraordinary, mystical spirit which it fears
and its desire to present itself to the world as a Scotch banker.
- Robertson Davies

We all have the extraordinary coded within us,
waiting to be released.
- Jean Houston

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

You know, heroes are ordinary people that have achieved
extraordinary things in life.
- Dave Winfield

There are too many mediocre things in life to deal with.
Love shouldn't be one of them.
Anything less than extraordinary is a waste of my time.
- Jill Robinson

We must overcome the notion that we must be regular...
it robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to the mediocre.
- Uta Hagen

I think I'm more bonded, emotionally and in a craft sense,
to films that tell extraordinary stories about extraordinary destinies.
- Ben Kingsley

I wanted to look at them because I feel,
internally, that I am an ordinary person who has had an extraordinary life.
- Sidney Poitier

But here I am today recording this and I'm in the studio
with all the others on a clean mic.
It's extraordinary, the actor's found a way of doing it for himself.
- John Leeson

It is extraordinary that whole populations have no projects for the future,
none at all.
It certainly is extraordinary, but it is certainly true.
- Gertrude Stein

The true call of a Christian is not to do extraordinary things,
but to do ordinary things in an extraordinary way.
- Dean Stanley

That helped me to keep in touch with myself and to
keep in touch with this really quite extraordinary
language and literature into which I had pushed a little way.
- Robert Fitzgerald

Fun wouldn't be the right word...
it was the most difficult, challenging,
physical, extraordinary stretch I've ever had to make,
in all those wild regards.
- Uma Thurman

That's important to me, to find the extraordinary inside the ordinary.
- Mark Haddon

Hamilton had one of those extraordinary 18th-century
minds that touched on virtually every major topic of the day.
- Ron Chernow

I identified in a very deep way with the individuals
I was writing about because the theme that runs through
this story is of extraordinary hardship and the will to overcome it.
- Laura Hillenbrand

I like the tradition of ordinary men in extraordinary
circumstances and how they react to events which force
them to be heroic in a way that is not in their natures.
- Rob Lowe

Creative Artists Agency put together a project of extraordinary
mediocrity and colossal stupidity.
Otherwise, it was great.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins,
but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces.
- Matthew Henry

Literature is the art of discovering something extraordinary about ordinary people,
and saying with ordinary words something extraordinary.
- Boris Pasternak

Children are a wonderful gift.
They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the
heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
- Desmond Tutu

The ordinary man with extraordinary power is the chief danger for mankind -
not the fiend or the sadist.
- Erich Fromm

I had Courtney Love's left bosom out of her dress on my plate in front of me.
It was extraordinary.
I didn't know where to look.
- Hugh Grant

We've seen in the last half century an incredible shift.
This is just an extraordinary time to be alive.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Democracy is an extraordinary adventure.
It's difficult, full of daring and risk and danger.
But it's the greatest gift we have.
- Jon Voight

The country is in an extraordinary ferment.
- William Hamilton Maxwell

I think it's the most extraordinary studio around.
I would love to do my next project with Pixar.
- Brad Bird

It is peoples' fantasies of what is true that is so extraordinary.
That that we were born and that we face eternal extinction
after death is an extraordinary fantasy.
- Brian Perkins

As for the extraordinary operations of the Holy Ghost,
such as working of miracles, or speaking with divers kinds of tongues,
they are long since ceased.
- George Whitefield

It's an extraordinary thing about Mozart is that you never tire of him...
he never bores me, and he doesn't...
not only bore me, that's too strong a word.
- Peter Shaffer

This was such an extraordinary situation that I simply could not accept it.
- Erno Rubik

Even then, our family was extraordinary,
with ten kids.
- Mink Stole

Cinema is still a very young art form with extraordinary
techniques and very impressive special effects but
sometimes it seems the soul has been taken out of things.
- Catherine Deneuve

The most absurd and reckless aspirations have sometimes
led to extraordinary success.
- Marquis De Vauvenargues

I knew it was going to be the most extraordinary thing in my life,
but how powerful it is, you can never know until you have a baby.
- Celine Dion

To be always in a state of wonder is a kind of sensitivity
that can sometimes be an extraordinary blessing and sometimes a real pain.
- Holly Near

We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are
extraordinary to somebody too.
- Helen Hayes

When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity
to lead an extraordinary life,
he has no right to keep it to himself.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

I look for something that is highly unusual,
involving ordinary people caught in extraordinary situations.
- Walter Lord

The Industrial Revolution was another of those extraordinary
jumps forward in the story of civilization.
- Stephen Gardiner

God like Us suffers the ambition to make a destiny
more extraordinary than was conceived for Him,
yes God is like Me, only more so.
- Norman Mailer

Woody Allen sets are very quiet.
Extraordinary sense of power from a man who doesn't
do anything except just stand there.
- F. Murray Abraham

I've had some lovely extraordinary experiences on New Year's Eve.
- Debbie Harry

Guns are neat little things, aren't they? They can
kill extraordinary people with very little effort.
- John W. Hinckley, Jr.

Gender consciousness has become involved in almost
every intellectual field:
history,
literature, science, anthropology.
There's been an extraordinary advance.
- Clifford Geertz

It's extraordinary how inventive one can be with ethanol right now.
- Daniel Yergin

I am, as I've said, merely competent.
But in an age of incompetence, that makes me extraordinary.
- Billy Joel

Extraordinary measures were required and I realize
that not all of these steps were popular.
- Tom McCall

There are no heroes in most of my stories.
I look at our society with a critical eye and find
nothing extraordinary in the people I see.
- Naguib Mahfouz


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