Top 105 Quirky Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Quirky Quotes from famous people such as Yvonne Strahovski, Yuna, Suzy Menkes, Paloma Faith, Dylan O’Brien, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I think humans are fascinating in general. We're so wei

I think humans are fascinating in general. We’re so weird. We do so many quirky things, and we don’t even know it. There’s just so many layers upon layers of nuances in everything we do, and the most fun part as an actor is trying to get into all those nuances, whether they’re conscious or unconscious.
Yvonne Strahovski
I love Feist. I love Francoise Hardy. She was a French singer-songwriter in the ’60s who was pretty huge. I think I’m drawn to her sincerity. I love Fiona Apple, too – she’s quirky and really honest in her lyrics.
My style has always been to choose the charming and quirky.
Suzy Menkes
It’s tragic that you can define a whole movement in music by gender alone. People are like, ‘Oh, look, another quirky girl.’
Paloma Faith
I just really like fun, cool, interesting, quirky girls. And sometimes you find that in 6’2 model bodies and sometimes they’re short and brunette. All shapes and sizes – it’s really about the personality. That sounds cliche, but it’s so freaking true!
Dylan O’Brien
It’s easier to play quirky characters and hide behind wardrobe and make-up, especially.
William Sanderson
Well, what I try to do is throw as much mud on the wall as I possibly can and just see what sticks, what shines as quirky or more interesting that the others, and I try to cling onto that one, somehow join a link from there to there.
Guy Ritchie
I loved Gwyneth Paltrow in ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ and Reese Witherspoon in ‘Election.’ I love quirky films and characters like that.
Phoebe Tonkin
I really love young Tom Hanks. He’s just one of my favorites. He’s a great, quirky every-man. I also love Zach Braff. I really love actors that are quirky and interesting, that sort of try to portray ‘normal’ people.
Jake Epstein
Hollywood is like a really sad, grown up version of high school where people get labeled as ‘cool,’ ‘not cool,’ ‘jock,’ ‘bombshell,’ ‘quirky’… it’s like a caste system. You’re either in, or you’re out.
Zoe Kravitz
In a weird way, I like to find the quirkiness in ordinary things. I like to find what is ordinary in quirky people.
Paul Giamatti
Quite often, I’ll be sent a script for a movie. And I find that I like it, so I say I’ll do it. But then they rewrite it for me. They make it quirky. Odd. I find that rather annoying. I call it Walkenising.
Christopher Walken
I credit where I’m from so much for my outlook on life, my personality, the rawness and the countryness about me. All these quirky things are because of where I’m from.
Women always want to be what they’re not: If you’re the pretty girl, you want to be the quirky girl. If you’re the smart girl, you want to be the pretty girl.
Jordana Brewster
I’m a little quirky, a little offbeat, and I’m certainly not a classic beauty.
Ari Graynor
It’s where you come from that’s the strange, exotic, quirky, mad place.
Irvine Welsh
I’m not really that keen on mainstream; I’m not interested in doing the normal films. I do tend to go for the quirky, different scripts.
Gina Bellman
On nights that I’m feeling a need to stretch personally and artistically, I tend to put together outfits that are very quirky, mismatched and over-the-top eclectic.
Esperanza Spalding
I like playing dark, offbeat, quirky characters.
Mischa Barton
Word books traditionally focus on unusual and quirky items. They tend to ignore the words that provide the skeleton of the language, without which it would fall apart, such as ‘and’ and ‘what,’ or words that provide structure to our conversation, such as ‘hello.’
David Crystal
London has a very specific kind of style; it’s very different to Milan, Paris, and New York. It’s nice having that personality that we haven’t lost. It’s the English quirky style that people like to see when they come to Fashion Week.
Matthew Williamson
I observe people around me, interact with them and try to understand what’s on their minds. I also try and include their little quirky mannerisms in my films.
Johnny Lever
One thing I’m working on is an episodic web series titled ‘One Warm Night.’ It’s a kinda crazy, quirky series, filled with a lot of misfits, oddballs… ninjas.
Justin Lee
I think my style is a mix of quirky, eclectic, bright, and fun, with a really sophisticated feminine silhouette.
Elaine Welteroth
There are so many quirky characters, it’s easy to fall in love with any number of the characters on ‘The Carrie Diaries’.
Brendan Dooling
In week one of the ‘X Factor,’ just to be a little bit quirky, I decided to say that I like girls who eat carrots. Ever since I’ve had lots and lots and lots of carrots.
Louis Tomlinson
Describing someone as quirky is a way of erasing them. What does it even mean? In so many interviews over the years, that’s how I’m described. It doesn’t sit comfortably with me.
Maggie Gyllenhaal
In the past, I was always drawn to really quirky, idiosyncratic characters.
Miranda Otto
It’ll be interesting to see if I ever have to play a typical, bland romantic interest. I’m quirky, and playing it kind of straight and bland doesn’t interest me a whole lot.
Matt McGorry
The Economist is undoubtedly the smartest weekly newsmagazine in the English language. I always look forward to its quirky year-end double issue.
Eric Alterman
I was a quirky kid. I think that’s the kind way of putting it.
Gillian Flynn
I want to do interesting characters with depth, which a

I want to do interesting characters with depth, which are a part of great stories. In fact, if the character is quirky and challenging, that’s even better.
Tahir Raj Bhasin
I absolutely adore Alessandra Rich, I think her dresses are stunning and she really knows how to cut and dress the female shape. Her stuff is really beautiful, stylish and a little bit quirky. I love it all!
Jessica Brown Findlay
I play the ukulele. Is that quirky?
David Ramsey
I’m not meant to run around trees. I can’t throw my arms in the air and sing, I find that boring and irritating. Sweet romcoms are not my cup of tea. The film has to be a little twisted and quirky.
Emraan Hashmi
Prior to being bullied, I was a very footloose sixth-grader. You know, I was quirky, I was creative – I really felt good in my own body. And when I was bullied in seventh grade, my self-esteem tanked.
Carolyn Mackler
Ditko isn’t a direct influence, but I really admire his work and how his personality always comes through the drawing. There’s a honest and quirky humanity to it, and you always feel the artist behind the comic. That’s really rare.
Cliff Chiang
My childhood was such an odd one, but with such magic, and the quirky grown-ups who were in it managed to still bring a huge sense of love and magic, so for that I’m really grateful.
Sophie Dahl
People are so used to seeing John Goodman as a loveable dad or the quirky characters he played in the Coen Brothers films.
James Wan
It used to bother me – having bigger, fuller brows. I even plucked them once so I’d fit in, but I hated them and couldn’t wait for them to grow back. Now I embrace them. I realized the quirky things that make you different are what make you beautiful.
Lily Collins
I wish I looked more like my mother, but I think I look like my father. I wish I had one of those naturally beautiful faces. Or a more quirky face. I’m right down the middle: not interesting enough, not pretty enough.
Chloe Sevigny
I fit into the quirky, character class type of actor.
Debra Wilson
You go down South, and they’re quirky; they have culture, and it’s not uniformly true of our country. Our country has gotten a little blanded out, big sections of it. Even if you disagree with the politics, you have to appreciate the cuisine, the music, the literature.
J. Smith-Cameron
I was never pretty enough to be the pretty girl and I was never quirky enough to be the quirky girl. Boys didn’t look at me in high school and think I was the pretty girl.
Lea Michele
I was definitely quirky. Me and my sister played a lot together. She’s my best friend – and we would put on fashion shows.
I don’t see a lot of narratives written where a woman who looks like me gets to be beautiful and sexualized and upwardly mobile, middle-class, funny, quirky. They’re very seldom written.
Viola Davis
Certain aspects of my personality are always going to come out on-screen. I guess that’s just me – if they say I’m quirky, I’m quirky. It’s better than being boring.
Zooey Deschanel
My philosophy towards life is to enjoy it to the fullest and have fun. I am one of those ‘laugh-out-loud’ kinds. I am quirky, yet witty.
Bipasha Basu
Science fiction is not quirky anymore; we live in a futuristic world now.
Bonnie Hammer
Playing weird and quirky characters, like those with weird nuances, I find very interesting.
Bel Powley
I need a woman to have a quirky sense of humor. There’s a bunch of jokes I use, and if she doesn’t get them, she’s probably not for me.
Matthew Perry
It was more of their quirky show. It was more like a cult show. The ratings weren’t really that high.
Amy Sedaris
I’m an actor. I have to play weird characters, quirky characters, strange characters, sometimes characters I don’t understand.
Keke Palmer
I love Wes Anderson films, which are quirky and funny.
Claudia Kim
Of all the parts that make up my somewhat quirky life, there are few things that raise a stranger’s eyebrows faster than discovering I love country music.
LZ Granderson
I can’t believe I got a major-label record deal. My music was quirky, and my voice was so odd and high and girlish, it was like a weird novelty act.
Juliana Hatfield
I feel really proud of my work on ‘Sullivan & Son.’ It’s a really different character for me. I was excited to play this really tough, sweet smart, quirky girl because that’s who I am at my core, but that’s never who I was playing. The show is like my pride and joy.
Valerie Azlynn
I prefer a three-piece suit myself. Very sixties rock and roll. But they’re not too quirky. Businessmen could wear them.
Scott Weiland
Netflix is so amazing because they take chances. They’ll take a risk, be edgy, be quirky.
Emma Walton Hamilton
When I was a teen, I was never really into the captain of the football team or the student body president. The guys I liked were quirky and different: They listened to music I’d never heard of, never had lunch or gas money, and could always make you laugh.
Sarah Dessen
An early editor characterized my books as ‘romantic comedy for intelligent adults.’ I think people see them as funny but kind. I don’t set out to write either funny or kind, but it’s a voice they like, quirky like me… And you know, people like happy endings.
Elinor Lipman
My forms are not abstractions of things in the real world. They’re also not symbols. I would say that my job is to invent these forms and to put them together in a way that keeps your interest, to give the forms a quirky identity so you can engage with them, so you realize there’s an inner intelligence or logic.
Caio Fonseca
My style is a little quirky. I can't play as fast as mo

My style is a little quirky. I can’t play as fast as most professional jazz players.
Donald Fagen
My humor is a lot like Kristen Wiig’s from ‘Saturday Night Live’ or ‘Bridesmaids.’ Quirky, off the beaten path.
Nicole Ari Parker
Every quirky girl doesn’t have to be the best-friend character. It’s a very limiting and self-fulfilling prophecy. People only write things that will get green-lit, so they write to those stereotypes.
Felicia Day
I make no apologies for my quirky sense of humor, my personal challenges, my embarrassing moments, my messiness, and deep personal issues I’ve shared with the world. I have kept it 100% real… Real crazy at times, but always real.
Kenya Moore
When I think about ‘Since U Been Gone,’ I think the first thing that comes to mind is ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’ – they’re kind of like sisters, a little bit. And ‘Call Me Maybe’ was so wildly original, and so quirky, and so satisfying.
Bonnie McKee
Flea markets are fun because they are the ultimate treasure hunt. Be open to the fact that you never know what you’ll find. The most beautiful, quirky, funny, scary pieces may not have an intrinsic value.
Lara Spencer
Bad, quirky poetry might be better than some of the good stuff, because it really comes from the heart.
Cheryl Hines
Potatoes are obviously a good source of potassium. Carbs, you’re burning off energy there. And salt, obviously. It’s not the breakfast or type of meal of champions, but there are quirky things for everybody.
Jason Hammel
We’ve had some really good guest stars. But I have to go with Alec Baldwin as my favorite. He is so neat and such a movie star. He’s handsome and quirky. I was in heaven the week he was on the set.
Nikki Cox
Yes, I’m quirky, loud and crazy.
Kimora Lee Simmons
There’s something so quirky and fun and nerdy about the Tony Awards… We’re dorks being silly up there.
Barrett Foa
If you do something that’s different and quirky and original, it takes time for people to figure it out.
Matthew Vaughn
Ever since Willie Nelson brought rednecks into an alliance with hippies back in the psychedelic ’70s, Austin has milked its quirky libertarian spirit for a worldwide bonanza of free publicity.
Douglas Brinkley
I find myself unable to let go of the sense that human beings are somehow special, and that moment-to-moment human experience contains a certain unquantifiable essence. I still suspect there is something too quirky, too paradoxical, or too interpersonal to be imitated or re-created by machine life.
Douglas Rushkoff
I am a romantic, and I think dates are wonderful. I like quirky and fun things. Like going for a bike ride or for a pedicure together.
Nargis Fakhri
I grew up in Delhi, where there are no Parsis. But once I came to Mumbai, I realised how quirky Parsis are.
Cyrus Broacha
With ‘Badhaai Ho,’ the lines are so quirky and the situation is so humorous, awkward, and bizarre that people are taking away a lot from the film. The dialogues are amazing. We aren’t trying to make people laugh, but the situation is like that, that people are laughing.
Ayushmann Khurrana
Alien Chutney is just what the name suggests it is. Its music that is so funny and quirky and weird that it feels entirely alien to the listener; yet, the content and the subject matter is so Indian and relatable, it’s still chutney.
Vir Das
Without social media, I’d probably just be a quirky, amateur photographer with a hard drive full of photos. I’d be cold calling respected publications, begging for a feature.
Brandon Stanton
To be honest, I think I would like a really fun, quirky character with an interesting background.
Sophia Lillis
I know that I’m a quirky guy, to say the least. I don’t know how easy I am to cast for a network. It hasn’t been because I haven’t tried. But am I dying to be on a TV show? No.
Elias Koteas
Ultimately, I’ve learned to pride myself on being quirky. I very much adore people who are outcasts, and I’ve always loved to be around interesting, circus-type people.
Karen Elson
Quirky is what a guy would call a girl he doesn’t understand.
Kat Dennings
I’ve done hip-hop videos, family comedies, a quirky comedy.
Steve Carr
I think I should have been born a redhead. It goes with my personality – I’m fiery, and it’s kind of quirky, like me.
Ellie Bamber
Of all the quirky, inexplicable, reindeer-embellished holiday traditions out there, making your own Yule log might take the cake.
Claire Saffitz
I’m a quirky dude, man.
Tony Oller
If you were there behind every family’s closed doors, everyone’s a little wacko. Chances are that your family is no weirder than the next family or than the other girl at school’s family. Everyone can be quirky at times, and I embrace that, personally.
Meaghan Jette Martin
I was always a very quirky kid. I remember very early like fourth or fifth grade doing pratfalls to make my friends laugh, like falling on the ground on the playground and doing like bits and characters.
Busy Philipps
I’m tired of someone being called ‘quirky’ because they tripped or got a stain on their shirt. It’s like a beautiful blonde lady who’s quirky because she has bedhead, or she’s quirky because she sometimes says the wrong, cute thing. I like it when women are quirky as human beings.
Jenny Slate
I don’t have a high IQ, but I’ve always liked nerds and quirky guys.
Kaley Cuoco
We used to have quirky weird bands that made dance musi

We used to have quirky weird bands that made dance music like the Pet Shop Boys and Depeche Mode and I think people have still got an appetite for that type of music-melody and darkness.
Olly Alexander
But I do believe that in all my shows, I really enjoy the quirky, the eccentric characters, the ones you don’t meet every day.
David E. Kelley
I’m just a quirky, funny dude.
Jimmy O. Yang
Hollywood typecast me as the secretary. I could have worked as the quirky secretary for the rest of my life, but I decided not to do that.
Felicia Day
Our strengths or maybe our characteristic as a developer firm software used to maybe be known as a studio that put out unexpected, almost, like, quirky, very unique titles. Not that we’ve lost that charm in recent years, but that’s something that I really, really liked about our studio.
Hidetaka Miyazaki
I’m so weird and quirky, and painfully awkward sometimes.
Kelsea Ballerini
My dad was obviously a really quirky, unconventional Asian man who didn’t care about what other people thought. When he would fight with my mom, he would be really dramatic. He would be like, ‘Devil, get away, for I am God’s property.’ He would say crazy things that were so melodramatic but so theatrical and funny.
Ali Wong
Milk Bar is a quirky American bakery, where the original inspiration is the humble beginnings of American-style baked goods and loving trips to Dairy Queen.
Christina Tosi
I’m very naturally happy, quirky and positive.
It’s wonderful to be appreciated for being quirky, and to see Zooey Deschanel and the quirky, indie film types get mainstream play is amazing for women, because women are much more complicated than what we’ve see on TV in the past.
Mayim Bialik
I definitely know that I’m quirky. I know that I’m different. Red hair definitely made me different growing up.
Jayma Mays
What people sometimes interpret as quirky is my attempt to subvert the concept of luxury by introducing elements that are considered ordinary or commonplace.
Miuccia Prada