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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

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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

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

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

 

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

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

I only get unusual ailments.
- Jimmy Kimmel

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pollock looks unusual and radical even now.
- Donald Judd

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

When, according to habit, I was contemplating the stars in a clear sky,
I noticed a new and unusual star, surpassing the other stars in brilliancy.
There had never before been any star in that place in the sky.
- Tycho Brahe

My mother told me two things constantly.
One was to be a lady and the other was to be independent,
and the law was something most unusual for those times
because for most girls growing up in the '40s,
the most important degree was not your B.A.
but your M.R.S.
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg

It perhaps has a chance, a commercial chance,
this film.
It's funny, it's charming, the idea is original,
it's unusual and it makes fun of the movie industry
in a way that it needs to be poked fun at.
- Mark Rydell

You may think me crude, and probably I am crude,
but I am not so crude as I was, for I am clever enough
to see that the girl of nineteen who thought herself
a genius was only an unusual girl writing her heart out.
- Mary MacLane

Daddy loves you, but he smacks you, and he can shout at you and smash things,
but Daddy still loves you.
So when you get into a relationship with someone who does all of that,
why would it be unusual?
- Trisha Goddard

In 35 years of being in the media, I've had all this mud flung at me many,
many times.
It's not the first time.
It's nothing unusual.
I've been through it all before and the best way to
deal with it is not to read them.
- Delia Smith


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