Everybody encounters strange and unusual experiences in life that can sometimes be refreshing from the regular mundane life or quite weird and unconventional.
But most of the unique and unusual moments in life, love encounters, or out-of-the-world books touch us in mysterious ways.
These deep and beautiful, unusual quotes and sayings will make you think and wonder about all the quirkiness and strangeness associated with the newness in life.
Best Unusual Quotes and Sayings
We are not interested in the unusual, but in the usual seen unusually.
– Beaumont Newhall
Every new experience is unusual. The rest of life is just sleep and committee meetings.
– John Twelve Hawks
It’s not any more unusual to be born twice than it is to be born once.
– Ray Wylie Hubbard
If the unusual never happened there would be no difference in people and then there wouldn’t be any fun in life. The game would become merely a matter of addition and subtraction. It would make of us a race of bookkeepers with plodding minds. It’s the guessing that develops a man’s brain power.
– Jesse Lauriston Livermore
What is unusual about Earth is that language, literally, has become alive. It has infested matter. It is replicating and defining and building itself. And it is in us.
– Terence McKenna
It’s not so unusual to run out of someone else’s currency.
– Jeffrey Sachs
It not unusual for women with anorexia to suffer heart attacks.
– Carre Otis
To me, strange is just another way of saying unusual. And unusual is just another way of saying special.
– Drew Hayden Taylor
Comedy is unusual people in real situations; farce is real people in unusual situations.
– Chuck Jones
It’s not unusual for socio-economic, even racial or ethnic, groups to cluster.
– Jay Parini
This is the unusual thing about nonviolence — nobody is defeated, everybody shares in the victory.
– Martin Luther King Jr.
It is a mistake to think of creative activity as something unusual.
– Jacob Bronowski
If our solar system is not unusual, then there are so many planets in the universe that, for example, they outnumber the sum of all sounds and words ever uttered by every human who has ever lived. To declare that Earth must be the only planet with life in the universe would be inexcusably bigheaded of us.
– Neil deGrasse Tyson
Being creative means first of all doing something unusual… On the other hand, however unusual it may be, the idea also has to be reasonable for people to take it seriously.
– Howard Gardner
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
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
– Jim Rohn
It is not unusual to hate great writers before we learn to love them. Because they have created something that did not yet exist, they must also create their audience. Sometimes the audience is not yet ready. Sometimes it has yet to be born.
– Erica Jong
This is a rather unusual situation in physics. We perform approximate calculations which are valid only in some regime and this gives us the exact answer. This is a theorist’s heaven- exact results with approximate methods.
– Nathan Seiberg
It’s an unusual opportunity, a chance for so many people to share in the excitement and the fun of the fact that we may be on to hints as to what the Universe is made out of. I guess the whole point of a prize like this is to be able to get that out into the community.
– Saul Perlmutter
It’s not unusual for kids in their twenties to be mad at their parents.
– Joy Browne
An unusual beginning must have an unusual end.
– Mikhail Lermontov
Avoid an unusual and unfamiliar word just as you would a reef.
– Julius Caesar
It is as pleasant as it is unusual to see thoroughly good people getting their deserts.
– Charles Williams
Everything in life is unusual until you become accustomed to it.
– L. Frank Baum
If this is the only planet on which not only life, but intelligent life, has arisen, that would be very unusual.
– Seth Shostak
If an unusual necessity forces us onward, a surprising thing occurs. The fatigue gets worse up to a certain point, when, gradually or suddenly, it passes away and we are fresher than before!
– William James
Becoming enlightened is not special, but it’s unusual.
– Frederick Lenz
Sorghum is kind of unusual. It can go to very high heats, but it’s not as productive in most environments as maize is.
– Bill Gates
Valuing unusual conduct is not as good as being careful about ordinary actions.
– Zicheng Hong
It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
– Alfred North Whitehead
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
There is unusual power in united prayer. God has planned for His people to join together in prayer, not only for Christian fellowship, spiritual nurture, and growth, but also for accomplishing His divine purposes and reaching His chosen goals.
– Wesley L Duewel
It’s also not unusual for writers to look backward. Because that’s your pool of resources.
– Paul Mccartney
The difference between a house and a home is like the difference between a man and a woman– it might be embarrassing to explain, but it would be very unusual to get them confused.
– Daniel Handler
Very unusual in an insurgency to have absolutely no political agenda other than to return to power. Most insurgents have a political side to them.
– Jack Keane
The people I know who seem to make unusual efforts at rationality, are unusually honest, or, failing that, at least have unusually bad social skills.
– Eliezer Yudkowsky
You surely know that in the course of a long marriage it is not unusual for a husband or a wife to develop a crush on someone else.
– Elizabeth Strout
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
If people aren’t laughing at you, you aren’t saying anything very unusual. So let your voice be loud and strong, dare to try things that may fail.
– Joline Godfrey
Time changes every man. Unusual circumstances change them in unusual ways.
– Bryant Gumbel
The unusual is only found in a very small percentage, except in literary creations, and that is exactly what makes literature.
– Julio Cortazar
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