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There has always been a strange dissonance between the public and the private in Nigeria.

Tags: Between, Public  ✍ Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

In the strange heat all litigation brings to bear on things, the very process of litigation fosters the most profound misunderstandings in the world.

Tags: Process, Profound  ✍ Author: Renata Adler

It's such a strange combination that I'd be unhappy to make anything like that without Landis directing.

Tags: Directing, Unhappy  ✍ Author: Jenny Agutter

It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.

Tags: Alone, Lonely  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow?

Tags: Books, Popular  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Thirty was so strange for me. I've really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult.

Tags: Age, Fact  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

We human beings are strange creatures and still reserve the right to think for ourselves.

Tags: Human, Ourselves  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

Is it not strange that desire should so many years outlive performance?

Tags: Desire, Outlive  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

Nature hath framed strange fellows in her time.

Tags: Nature, Time  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

My masters are strange folk with very little care for music in them.

Tags: Care, Music  ✍ Author: Johann Sebastian Bach

It is a strange desire, to seek power, and to lose liberty; or to seek power over others, and to lose power over a man's self.

Tags: Power, Self  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

The surrealists, and the modern movement in painting as a whole, seemed to offer a key to the strange postwar world with its threat of nuclear war. The dislocations and ambiguities, in cubism and abstract art as well as the surrealists, reminded me of my childhood in Shanghai.

Tags: Art, War  ✍ Author: J. G. Ballard

For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.

Tags: Stranger, Truth  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

What a strange thing man is; and what a stranger thing woman.

Tags: Stranger, Woman  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

Truth is always strange, stranger than fiction.

Tags: Stranger, Truth  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

There is nothing that man fears more than the touch of the unknown. He wants to see what is reaching towards him, and to be able to recognize or at least classify it. Man always tends to avoid physical contact with anything strange.

Tags: Able, Him  ✍ Author: Elias Canetti

Everybody hangs out with everybody, which is very strange for a cast this large and this young. We're all cool and down to earth and not caught up in this maniacal business at all... . Everybody really, really likes everybody else.

Tags: Business, Cool  ✍ Author: Lizzy Caplan

It is a strange trade that of advocacy. Your intellect, your highest heavenly gift is hung up in the shop window like a loaded pistol for sale.

Tags: Gift, Highest  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

I know this sounds strange, but as a kid, I was really shy. Painfully shy. The turning point was freshman year, when I was the biggest geek alive. No one, I mean no one, even talked to me.

Tags: Mean, Year  ✍ Author: Jim Carrey

How strange to use 'You only live once' as an excuse to throw it away.

Tags: Away, Once  ✍ Author: Bill Copeland

There was a strange atmosphere on the set because we were filming in this large house, which was used for troubled children. You'd go in and find walls had been burnt down. The building was charged with this history and it stayed with us throughout the filming.

Tags: Children, History  ✍ Author: Beatrice Dalle

As always, there's a couple of things in the pipeline - but that pipeline is a strange and ambiguous place.

Tags: Couple, Place  ✍ Author: Hugh Dancy

Life is strange. Every so often a good man wins.

Tags: Good, Life  ✍ Author: Eric Dane

You know, it's really strange now with the Internet, with everyone having an unsolicited, anonymous opinion.

Tags: Everyone, Opinion  ✍ Author: Jeff Daniels

But cats to me are strange, so strange I cannot sleep if one is near.

Tags: Cannot, Sleep  ✍ Author: W. H. Davies
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I had everything I'd hoped for, but I wasn't being myself. So I decided to be honest about who I was. It was strange: The people who loved me for being funny suddenly didn't like me for being... me.

Tags: Funny, Honest  ✍ Author: Ellen DeGeneres

People say I make strange choices, but they're not strange for me. My sickness is that I'm fascinated by human behavior, by what's underneath the surface, by the worlds inside people.

Tags: Behavior, Human  ✍ Author: Johnny Depp

There is nothing so strange and so unbelievable that it has not been said by one philosopher or another.

Tags: Another, Said  ✍ Author: Rene Descartes

One cannot conceive anything so strange and so implausible that it has not already been said by one philosopher or another.

Tags: Cannot, Said  ✍ Author: Rene Descartes

How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!

Tags: Knock, Nature  ✍ Author: Emily Dickinson

For strange effects and extraordinary combinations we must go to life itself, which is always far more daring than any effort of the imagination.

Tags: Far, Life  ✍ Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

We have found a strange footprint on the shores of the unknown.

Tags: Found, Unknown  ✍ Author: Arthur Eddington

Dating is kind of hard. Like dinner or something like that. Like a forced awkward situation is very strange. Especially for me, for some reason.

Tags: Dating, Hard  ✍ Author: Zac Efron

People are strange, but more than that, they're good. They're good first, then strange.

Tags: Good  ✍ Author: Dave Eggers

Like the herd animals we are, we sniff warily at the strange one among us.

Tags: Among, Herd  ✍ Author: Loren Eiseley

There's something strange about theater. My characters consistently demonize elitism, but of course it's taking place in a theater where only so many people can see it. I've been in silly popcorn movies - the kind of thing that as an actor you might feel embarrassed about - but those movies reach many more people.

Tags: Movies, Place  ✍ Author: Jesse Eisenberg

I don't enjoy British shows as a rule because British audiences are strange.

Tags: Enjoy, Rule  ✍ Author: Andrew Eldritch

It's strange that words are so inadequate. Yet, like the asthmatic struggling for breath, so the lover must struggle for words.

Tags: Struggle, Words  ✍ Author: T. S. Eliot

It sometimes feels like a strange movie, you know, it's all so weird that sometimes I wonder if it is really happening.

Tags: Sometimes, Weird  ✍ Author: Eminem

It's strange that the newspapers don't see a connection between their false revelations about my private life and my need for seclusion and security.

Tags: Between, Life  ✍ Author: Agnetha Faltskog

People are complicated. Our behavior towards one another is strange. So I like opportunities to investigate that.

Tags: Another, Behavior  ✍ Author: Michael Fassbender

Some of the substance of English words, I just don't understand at all because the culture's so strange to me.

Tags: Understand, Words  ✍ Author: Chow Yun-Fat

I was a strange kid in that, while most kids hate school and want to turn 18 or 21, I loved high school.

Tags: Hate, School  ✍ Author: Will Ferrell

I like the bad-boy types. Generally the guy I'm attracted to is the guy in the club with all the tattoos and nail polish. He's usually the lead singer in a punk band and plays guitar. But my serious boyfriends are relatively clean-cut, nice guys. So it's strange.

Tags: Dating, Nice  ✍ Author: Megan Fox

Everything Marilyn does is different from any other woman, strange and exciting, from the way she talks to the way she uses that magnificent torso.

Tags: She, Woman  ✍ Author: Clark Gable

I was a strange, loud little kid who could sit at the piano and kill a Beethoven piece.

Tags: Kid, Sit  ✍ Author: Lady Gaga

When you're around me and really see that all I do is live and breathe for my work, it's not strange, it's just Gaga.

Tags: Breathe, Work  ✍ Author: Lady Gaga

The mind of the performer is a very strange thing.

Tags: Mind, Performer  ✍ Author: James Galway

Standing in public in other people's clothes, pretending to be someone else. It's a strange way for a grown man to make a living.

Tags: Living, Someone  ✍ Author: James Gandolfini

How strange when an illusion dies. It's as though you've lost a child.

Tags: Child, Lost  ✍ Author: Judy Garland

There are a lot of groups that feel a little bit strange around me, because I am inclusive.

Tags: Bit, Groups  ✍ Author: Billy Graham

Golf is more fun than walking naked in a strange place, but not much.

Tags: Fun, Place  ✍ Author: Buddy Hackett

I like the fact that kids are willing to be imaginative and go along with me when I'm telling strange tales.

Tags: Fact, Kids  ✍ Author: Margaret Haddix

Religion is a strange, wonderful thing. More crimes have been committed in the name of righteousness than any other notion.

Tags: Religion, Wonderful  ✍ Author: Tom T. Hall

To be matter-of-fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy - and dull fantasy at that, as the real world is strange and wonderful.

Tags: Real, Wonderful  ✍ Author: Robert A. Heinlein

Strange - is it not? That of the myriads who Before us passed the door of Darkness through, Not one returns to tell us of the road Which to discover we must travel too.

Tags: Tell, Travel  ✍ Author: Lou Holtz

Strange to say, the luminous world is the invisible world; the luminous world is that which we do not see. Our eyes of flesh see only night.

Tags: Eyes, Night  ✍ Author: Victor Hugo

The BBC sports department when I was there was seriously to the right of Ghengis Khan, and if people think I am strange, they should have met some of the production staff I worked with. Margaret Thatcher and the Queen were the pin up girls for many of them.

Tags: Seriously, Sports  ✍ Author: David Icke

For me, I've never talked about my private life. It's always been about Black Sabbath. It's strange to open up and talk about me as a young lad, my relationships, marriages and what not.

Tags: Black, Life  ✍ Author: Tony Iommi

It's a very strange thing for a designer to say, but one of the things that really irritates me in products is when I'm aware of designers wagging their tails in my face.

Tags: Aware, Face  ✍ Author: Igor Ivanov

It was so strange. I knew that Josephine Baker had performed on the same stage but that night I felt it. Many of the same people who worked with Josephine Baker are still here. They know what they're doing. And that was a very comfortable feeling.

Tags: Feeling, Night  ✍ Author: LaToya Jackson

When you're on stage you have a very strange knowledge of what the audience is. It isn't exactly a sound - it's a hum, like the streets.

Tags: Knowledge, Stage  ✍ Author: Keith Jarrett

For English assignments I was constantly coming up with these strange adventure stories... But I actually wanted to be an artist, or maybe work in the comic book industry.

Tags: Book, Work  ✍ Author: Gil Kane

There's something strange and powerful about black-and-white imagery.

Tags: Imagery, Powerful  ✍ Author: Sarah Kane

I never wore a watch. I always depend on public clocks, and stores have clocks, but that is strange.

Tags: Public, Watch  ✍ Author: Erich Kastner

We get on well and it won't be too much trouble spending so much time with him. He has a strange way of sleeping as he likes to kick off all the blankets and just have them up by his chest.

Tags: Him, Time  ✍ Author: Robbie Keane

Shows are really strange. Sometimes you really don't know what to expect.

Tags: Expect, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Maynard James Keenan

People think that I must be a very strange person. This is not correct. I have the heart of a small boy. It is in a glass jar on my desk.

Tags: Heart, Small  ✍ Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is strange that modesty is the rule for women when what they most value in men is boldness.

Tags: Men, Women  ✍ Author: Louis L\'Amour

For me, New York is comfortable, not strange.

Tags: York  ✍ Author: Karl Lagerfeld

I never drink anything hot; I don't like hot drinks, very strange.

Tags: Drink, Hot  ✍ Author: Karl Lagerfeld

Fame is a very strange animal.

Tags: Animal, Fame  ✍ Author: Adam Lambert

I have a sister and her name is Mimsy, like from 'Alice in Wonderland,' so we've got some strange names in our family.

Tags: Family, Her  ✍ Author: Brie Larson

Isn't it strange that we talk least about the things we think about most?

Tags: Talk  ✍ Author: Charles Lindbergh

All things must change to something new, to something strange.

Tags: Change  ✍ Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Searchers after horror haunt strange, far places.

Tags: After, Far  ✍ Author: H. P. Lovecraft

I feel weird without lipstick. Even after the first time I wore a really neon pink or a really bright red, I felt really strange without it there. My lips are a main feature, so I feel naked without them.

Tags: After, Time  ✍ Author: Marina and the Diamonds

In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield.

Tags: Dreams, War  ✍ Author: Douglas MacArthur

How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.

Tags: Death, Fear  ✍ Author: George MacDonald

When you are in a room and your job is to write jokes 10 hours a day, your mind starts going to strange places.

Tags: Job, Mind  ✍ Author: Seth MacFarlane

Lynch is not as strange as his films. He's a complex guy with a very interesting view of the world. But he's very accessible, with a good heart.

Tags: Good, Heart  ✍ Author: Kyle MacLachlan

Science fiction made me aware of how big and strange the universe was, leaving aside the whole question of aliens.

Tags: Leaving, Science  ✍ Author: Ken MacLeod

The folks celebrating Jim Bunning are seeing him as an anti-government, anti-spending activist. But to embrace Jim Bunning is to embrace a strange record, if you really are a libertarian, if you really are a deficit hawk, if you really care about spending and responsibility.

Tags: Care, Him  ✍ Author: Rachel Maddow

It is strange how one feels drawn forward without knowing at first where one is going.

Tags: Forward, Knowing  ✍ Author: Gustav Mahler

Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows - marriage does.

Tags: Marriage, Politics  ✍ Author: Groucho Marx

A commodity appears at first sight an extremely obvious, trivial thing. But its analysis brings out that it is a very strange thing, abounding in metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties.

Tags: Obvious, Sight  ✍ Author: Karl Marx

There is nothing strange about fear: no matter in what guise it presents itself it is something with which we are all so familiar that when a man appears who is without it we are at once enslaved by him.

Tags: Fear, Him  ✍ Author: Henry Miller

Lynch is an ordinary, smalltown guy and he just sees strange things in people.

Tags: Guy, Ordinary  ✍ Author: Jack Nance

We've all got strange things about us and Lynch picks those things up.

Tags: Picks  ✍ Author: Jack Nance

I did have strange ideas during certain periods of time.

Tags: Ideas, Time  ✍ Author: John Forbes Nash, Jr.

Everyone says corruption is everywhere, but for me it seems strange to say that and then not try to put the people guilty of that corruption away.

Tags: Corruption, Try  ✍ Author: Bruce Nauman

We have overcome the notion that mathematical truths have an existence independent and apart from our own minds. It is even strange to us that such a notion could ever have existed.

Tags: Existence, Minds  ✍ Author: James Newman

I wouldn't like to be in movies. Movie people are strange. They live a different life than musicians do.

Tags: Life, Movies  ✍ Author: Stevie Nicks

Working with Woody Allen is like filming Howard Hughes's will. It's a very mysterious and strange event. You never get a peek at the whole will.

Tags: Whole, Working  ✍ Author: Michael O\'Donoghue

Honorary degrees and lifetime achievement awards are very encouraging. I know that it might sound strange that a writer who has published many books still needs encouragement, but this is true.

Tags: Might, True  ✍ Author: Joyce Carol Oates

As a child. I grew up on a small farm, so I did a lot of drawings of animals, chickens and people. At the bottom of every page, I'd put a strange scribble. I was emulating adult handwriting, though I didn't actually know how to write.

Tags: Put, Small  ✍ Author: Joyce Carol Oates

It's very strange when people get so focused on what a song means, what actual events inspired a song. That gets people really excited for some reason... But that's what's great about music - however people interpret it, whatever they see, is what I want to be there for them.

Tags: Great, Music  ✍ Author: Conor Oberst

People are strange. We're all morticians. Hey, what's on TV?

Tags: Hey, Tv  ✍ Author: Tea Obreht

Chicago has a strange metaphysical elegance of death about it.

Tags: Chicago, Death  ✍ Author: Claes Oldenburg

It's a shame about California, and particularly about L.A., where they've demolished so many landmarks. It's a bit of a disease there, where if anything is over 30 years old, they sort of knock it down and replace it. It's a strange town, it's this sprawling suburb, and then there's a city, the old town.

Tags: Bit, Old  ✍ Author: Gary Oldman