Embracing Weird Quotes

Do any of these resonate with you?

“Your oddity is your hottest commodity but you scratch yourself like it’s the lottery to reject yourself mentally, spiritually & bodily.”
― Curtis Tyrone Jones, Mirrors Of The Sun: Finding Reflections Of Light In The Shittiness Of Life

“Weird people love well.”
― Craig Groeschel, Weird: Because Normal Isn’t Working

“It’s not really my problem if they think I’m weird.”
― Sid Vicious

“Normal people live distracted, rarely fully present. Weird people silence the distractions and remain fully in the moment.”
― Craig Groeschel, Weird: Because Normal Isn’t Working

“Only for us would unweird be weird.”
― Rachel Hawkins, Rebel Belle

“I all of a sudden got to feeling like talking to people. Whenever I look at the ocean, I always want to talk to people, but when I’m talking to people, I always want to look at the ocean. I’m weird like that.”
― Haruki Murakami, Hear the Wind Sing

“Such ordeals always strike one with their strangeness, their digression from the normal flow of events, and often provoke a universal protest: “Why me?” Be sure that this is not a question but an outcry. The person who screams it has been instilled with an astonishing suspicion that he, in fact, has been the perfect subject for a very specific “weird,” a tailor-made fate, and that a prior engagement, in all its weirdness, was fulfilled at the appointed time and place.”
― Thomas Ligotti, Noctuary

“You seem all normal and quiet on the surface. But you are so much weirder than I am, and I am, extremely, fucking, weird.”
― Neil Gaiman, Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances

“Of all individuals, the hated, the shunned, and the peculiar are arguably most themselves. They wear no masks whatsoever in order to be accepted and liked; they do seem most guarded, but only by their own hands: as compared to the populace, they are naked.”
― Criss Jami, Healology

“At this point I think we need to embrace the weird. High-five it. Give it our phone number.”
― Jim Zub, Wayward, Vol. 1: String Theory

“There is nothing wrong with being weird. Anyone who tells you different is only trying to be normal, which is too weird for me.”
― Jason Medina

“Normal people couldn’t be allowed to know how weird the world actually was.”
― Gavin G. Smith, The Age of Scorpio

“Being weird adds spice to life. Having weird friends just deepens the flavor”
― Jayelle Cochran

“The most interesting people are the unusual. No one writes about or discusses the average, the ordinary, or the common; they write about and discuss the weird, the mad and the different, so if you are one, even though the opinions of others are of no importance, you are, in their eyes, significant enough to notice and remember.”
― Donna Lynn Hope

“I’m drawn to unusual, even freakish people. Why? They are far more engaging than the ordinary, which the world has too much of.”
― Donna Lynn Hope

“If someone invented a thermometer that measured weirdness, it would probably melt under my tongue.”
― Dean Koontz, Odd Thomas

“There’s nothing sexier than imaging myself as an Oxford comma getting unambiguously banged. Throw in a semicolon in between two closely related independent clauses, and a volcanic love of punctuation eruption is guaranteed.”
― Ella Dominguez

and finally….

“I’d rather be weird than ordinary. Ordinary is so boring.”
― Noah Willoughby

If any of these quotes resonate, let me know in comments. I may just include the quote as my inspiration for my next installment.

XO Lisa

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  1. Nicky Brome

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  2. momoftinylouddragons

    This one is my favorite, it summed up my husband and I:

    We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love. — Dr. Suess

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