Top 20 Strangeness Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Strangeness Quotes from famous people such as Sarah Hall, Ciaran Hinds, Roger Rosenblatt, Washed Out, Rod McKuen, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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Wonderful characters rotate around and through bookshops on a daily basis, competing with and possibly even triumphing over fiction when it comes to entertainment, strangeness and inspiration.
Sarah Hall
When I was young I read ‘L’Etranger’ by Camus, and it made me aware of the strangeness of life.
Ciaran Hinds
Whatever brief delights it provides, mere strangeness in poetry and prose eventually leaves us cold, especially when we suspect the writer is stretching for effect to avoid the actual life before his eyes.
Roger Rosenblatt
You hear ten seconds of a song, and you know it’s OutKast. There’s a strangeness about it because it’s catchy, but it’s not just pop for the sake of pop. They’re pushing the envelope.
Washed Out
I try not to put messages in my songs. My only message is man’s communication with his fellow man. I want to narrow the gap of strangeness and alienation.
Rod McKuen
‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ had a formative effect on me. I think it’s one of those works that if you encounter it very early you’re doubly enchanted by the beauty of the language and the strangeness of the vision. It stays with you.
Ben Okri
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
Francis Bacon
Everything you have ever heard about the strangeness of Hollywood is true!
Guy Gavriel Kay
To pretend you don’t feel a certain strangeness after living in England for 40 years is a fallacy.
Trevor McDonald
As a kid, I loved ‘Godot’ because of the poetry and the humor and the strangeness, but then as you get older, it’s much more resonant.
Nathan Lane
I feel compelled to make art that on one hand reflects and sometimes almost creates like a sense of comfort when confronted with the strangeness of the world.
The best interviews like the best biographies should sing the strangeness and variety of the human race.
Lynn Barber
Bad people are, from the point of view of art, fascinating studies. They represent colour, variety and strangeness. Good people exasperate one’s reason; bad people stir one’s imagination.
Oscar Wilde
I haven’t been recognized out in public or anything. The strangeness of celebrity has been relegated to Twitter, which is kind of manageable.
Allison Tolman
It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art.
Walter Hagen
While at Chicago my interest in the new field of particle physics was stimulated by a course given by Gell- Mann, who was developing his ideas about Strangeness at the time.
James Cronin
I’m most interested in finding the strangeness and irony in reality. That’s my forte.
Mary Ellen Mark
I’d like to recover some of the strangeness and wonder of consideration of the future.
Warren Ellis
The strangeness will wear off and I think we will discover the deeper meanings in modern art.
Jackson Pollock
One question about a joke is, how well is the strangeness of the situation resolved? At ‘The New Yorker’, we retain a lot of incongruity, tapping the playful part of the mind – Monty Python-type stuff. We also try to use humor as a vehicle for communicating ideas. Not editorial comment, but observation.
Robert Mankoff