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Surrealistic Quotes

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And the most unusual and surrealistic place in New
York City is Central Park.
- Christo

In the Thirties, when I was in New York,
I did the first surrealistic ballet in a show of mine.
- Vincente Minnelli

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

The un-conscious distortion of the facts is almost
harmless compared to the unconscious neglect of an
animal's mental life until it verges on the unusual and marvelous.
- Edward Thorndike

 

I had a very unusual contract.
Most artists actually pay for their record dates and
it comes out of their royalties.
I paid for nothing.
- Jo Stafford

Those worship songs on the Christmas project will air on PBS television.
That's highly unusual.
- John Tesh

Today is a most unusual day, because we have never lived it before;
we will never live it again; it is the only day we have.
- William Arthur Ward

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The last thing you want to do, unless it's a very unusual situation,
is to invest money.
- John Kluge

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

I try to put myself into unusual and difficult situations
as often as I can in order to capture the element of struggle in the music.
- Neil Finn

It is unusual for Joe to be that way,
but that's what interested me.
- Michael Chabon

Comedy is unusual people in real situations;
farce is real people in unusual situations.
- Chuck Jones

The Greeks already understood that there was more interest
in portraying an unusual character than a usual character -
that is the purpose of films and theatre.
- Isabelle Huppert

But the threat posed by the radical Islamists represents an unusual conflict,
unlike any experienced by our nation before:
we face an enemy that is not a state.
- Paul Weyrich

Familiar things happen, and mankind does not bother about them.
It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Why can't I be different and unusual...
like everyone else?
- Vivian Stanshall

Trust:
Perhaps you trust your doctor,
your lawyer, your boss - perhaps not.
Perhaps you trust in a "Higher Power" - perhaps you don't.
Trust is something that we become aware of in unusual situations,
such as a once-in-a-lifetime ride on a zip-line,
but most of the time, we become oblivious
to the trust we have, or don't have.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The war was a mirror; it reflected man's every virtue and every vice,
and if you looked closely, like an artist at his drawings,
it showed up both with unusual clarity.
- George Grosz

I'm a little bit more unusual so I consider myself as the black sheep.
- Ann Wilson

If you are not willing to risk the unusual,
you will have to settle for the ordinary.
- Jim Rohn

So I think that we're in a very heightened and somewhat
unusual period of politics and polling around the countries
that New Zealanders take close interest in.
- Jim Bolger

Hollywood didn't know if I was an actor or a nut or
if I was this crazy character I was playing.
I had developed an image of being a little bit unusual,
different and wild.
- Nicolas Cage

I loved almost everything about being a teacher,
but I was an unusual teacher.
- Dan Simmons

I believe I am a person with unusual talents.
I think I'd be a liar or stupid if I were to deny that.
- Joshua Lederberg

Anything that excites me for any reason,
I will photograph; not searching for unusual subject matter,
but making the commonplace unusual.
- Edward Weston

This is unusual for me.
I have given readings and not lectures.
I have told people who ask for lectures that I have no lecture to give.
And that is true.
- V. S. Naipaul

It is as pleasant as it is unusual to see thoroughly
good people getting their deserts.
- Charles Williams

Pollock looks unusual and radical even now.
- Donald Judd

Yale is practicing a most unusual media strategy.
I'd call it Just say nothing.
- Merrie Spaeth

Greatness, generally speaking, is an unusual quantity
of a usual quality grafted upon a common man.
- William Allen White

Finding people who get enormous pleasure from reading
books is a more and more unusual experience,
and so writers just so much want to be heard.
- Susie Bright

It not unusual for women with anorexia to suffer heart attacks.
- Carre Otis

Actors have an unusual perspective on clothing.
You've really got to know the impact of what you're
wearing on the character you're playing.
- Kyle MacLachlan

OK, he and Katie fell in love, they're getting married.
Why is this in the news? Why is this a big deal? Is
there something unusual about meeting someone and falling in love?
- Mimi Rogers

As I said before, there are often disagreements as
to what a particular set of facts mean.
That is not at all unusual, and one shouldn't read
into it more than is there.
- Robert Mueller

Simple solutions seldom are.
It takes a very unusual mind to undertake analysis of the obvious.
- Alfred North Whitehead

It was very unusual to employ prettiness as part of a building.
- Robert Venturi

It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
- Alfred North Whitehead

It's not so unusual to run out of someone else's currency.
- Jeffrey Sachs

I only get unusual ailments.
- Jimmy Kimmel

I was the only Black person on the set.
It was unusual for me to be in a circumstance in which
every move I made was tantamount to representation of 18 million people.
- Sidney Poitier

Yes, I get a report from BMI about the frequency of performances,
and it is very surprising.
They played one of my most advanced pieces,
and one of my most unusual ones on the radio.
- Elliott Carter

I loved Alien, and I loved Carrie, and I loved The Exorcist -
those were big movies for me.
They were just brilliantly done, and unusual,
and they all took horror to some new place.
- Lawrence Kasdan

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

All successful employers are stalking men who will do the unusual,
men who think, men who attract attention by performing
more than is expected of them.
- Charles M. Schwab

Only in the most unusual cases is it useful to determine
whether a book is good or bad;
for it is just as rare for it to be one or the other.
It is usually both.
- Robert Musil

It is not new or unusual for the real Americans,
meaning those immigrants who came to America a little bit longer ago,
to fear the outsiders, the pretenders,
the newcomers.
- Luis Gutierrez

One always has the idea of a stupid man as perfectly healthy and ordinary,
and of illness as making one refined and clever and unusual.
- Thomas Mann

Talk of unusual swell of waist In maid of honor loosely laced.
- Matthew Green

You can't just sit there and do the lines.
You have to do something revealing or unusual.
- Elia Kazan

This unusual and highly successful species spends a
great deal of time examining his higher motives and
an equal amount of time ignoring his fundamental ones.
- Desmond Morris

I want to lift the audience to the miraculous in human nature.
After all, we shouldn't be here, with all the odds against us in nature.
It's kind of unusual and wonderful!
- Paul Taylor

A garden is a complex of aesthetic and plastic intentions;
and the plant is,
to a landscape artist, not only a plant -
rare,
unusual, ordinary or doomed to disappearance -
but it is also a color,
a shape, a volume or an arabesque in itself.
- Roberto Burle Marx

Several things about Reagan are unusual in a public man.
He was not a typical politician at all,
but a private man in public life.
- Lyn Nofziger

Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day,
a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day!
- William Arthur Ward

More than a half, maybe as much as two-thirds of my
life as a writer is rewriting.
I wouldn't say I have a talent that's special.
It strikes me that I have an unusual kind of stamina.
- John Irving

I just saw a copy of a cover of a magazine that I'm on,
and it's very weird and unusual.
- Mia Kirshner

England is better only because I stand out there as 'unusual'.
- Emo Philips

I used a baritone guitar with a very unusual tuning
that became the body of the composition,
while the classical guitar is on top of it with the main rhythm part.
- Lee Ritenour

Every collaboration helps you grow.
With Bowie, it's different every time.
I know how to create settings, unusual aural environments.
That inspires him.
He's very quick.
- Brian Eno

The history of medicine is the history of the unusual.
- Robert M. Fresco

It's because it was at a time when women didn't have any power.
It was so unusual for a young woman in her 20s to have
power that I seized the power but tried not to flaunt it.
- Marlo Thomas

Angelina Jolie and I love each other.
IF that's unusual these days, that's sad.
- James Haven

I like directors who come on the set and create something
that's a little dangerous,
difficult or unusual.
- Elia Kazan

It was very unusual, because normally the producer
requests the test to determine whether they want to hire someone or not.
Olivia was concerned about playing a seventeen year old.
- Randal Kleiser

As children we recognized that we belonged to an unusual,
even exceptional, family, but the effect was different on each of us.
- David Rockefeller

My background is somewhat unusual, as I trained to be a ballet dancer.
I worked in the theatre for eight or nine years as a contemporary dancer.
But as an actor one does read Shakespeare and does
try to learn the classics.
- William Kempe

The support that we have from the network in terms
of watching us at an unusual time in the year and playing
our episodes three times in a given week until we built an audience...
is exceptional.
- Josh Schwartz

Afraid no, I wasn't afraid but it was an unusual thing,
it was an unusual feeling.
It was an unusual atmosphere for me having grown up in this country and,
and, and never seeing anything like that.
- Ralph Boston

I have a computer screen near my seat where I monitor
the overall health of the vehicle and pick up any problems
that might be occurring early on or once we see any
kind of a malfunction or anything unusual that's happening,
we can look at the data and figure out what that is.
- Laurel Clark

All countries should immediately now activate their
pandemic preparedness plans.
Countries should remain on high alert for unusual outbreaks
of influenza-like illness and severe pneumonia.
- Margaret Chan


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