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Letter "E" » eccentric
«I am not eccentric. It's just that I am more alive than most people. I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of goldfish.»
Author: Dame Edith Sitwell
, electric eel
, set in
«You pretend to be more eccentric than you actually are because you fear you are an interchangeable cog»
«That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time»
«A lot of my peer group think I'm an eccentric bisexual, like I may even have an ammonia-filled tentacle somewhere on my body. That's okay.»
«Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.»
«Librarians, Dusty, possess a vast store of politeness. These are people who get asked regularly the dumbest questions on God's green earth. These people tolerate every kind of crank and eccentric and mouth-breather there is.»
Author: Garrison Keillor
, green earth
, take a breather
, The Librarian
«There may be a time in life when one is tired of everything and feels as if all one does is wrong, and there maybe some truth in it- do you think this is a feeling one must try to forget and to banish, or is it 'the longing for God,' which one must not fear, but cherish to see if it may bring us some good? Is it 'the longing for God' which leads us to make a choice which we never regret? Let us keep courage and try to be patient and gentle. And not mind being eccentric, and make distinction between good and evil.»
«What am I in the eyes of most people--a nonentity, an eccentric, or an unpleasant person--somebody who has no position in society and will never have; in short, the lowest of the low. All right, then--even if that were absolutely true, then I should»
«Well, I can understand a man perhaps being eccentric enough to want to own a silk hat.»