Top 25 Esoteric Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Esoteric Quotes from famous people such as G. Willow Wilson, Hasan Minhaj, Steve Lacy, Dave Gibbons, Paul Rand, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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The Qur’an is in many ways far less concrete than the Bible, relying on the esoteric more often than the apparent.
G. Willow Wilson
A lot of times, especially when it comes to political debates, people get caught up in esoteric statistics. So the realest thing I can do that has nothing to do with numbers is tell you my personal experience.
Hasan Minhaj
When I first started playing music in 1955, there was just a small body of people that knew it. It was a very esoteric type of thing.
Steve Lacy
Comics are a particularly esoteric field where you really learn how to do it, by doing it or by learning from other practitioners.
Dave Gibbons
Ideas do not need to be esoteric to be original or exciting.
Paul Rand
Part of the sales pitch for the Trump campaign is their unique, esoteric secret sauce based on a rabid cult following motivated by Facebook, Twitter, and other social media manipulation.
Rick Wilson
I take music very seriously, but it’s important to me that my music is – I don’t know if ‘intuitive’ is the word, but there’s a really important element of something kind of mysterious. It’s not academic or esoteric.
Julia Holter
Personal narrative is one of the few things where people don’t get caught up in fighting over esoteric rhetoric.
Hasan Minhaj
I took on the math-intensive art form of holography and, in my early 20s, traveled the world, living on university fellowships to pursue this esoteric craft. I didn’t date much, really – perhaps because I didn’t have many hormones, though I didn’t know that at the time.
Mary Lou Jepsen
If it weren’t for how esoteric the art world likes to be, I would love actually to play the music in the shows, painting the music that influences me most.
Damian Loeb
New York is a brutally expensive place to live, and the kind of person who might have the dedication and esoteric taste to make the comics that I would really love is finding it more relaxing to live elsewhere.
Adrian Tomine
Esoteric or inner knowledge is no different from other kinds of human knowledge and ability. It is a mystery for the average person only to the extent that writing is a mystery for those who have not yet learned to write.
Rudolf Steiner
The Occultists, however, know that the traditions of Esoteric Philosophy must be the right ones, simply because they are the most logical, and reconcile every difficulty.
Helena Blavatsky
I’m never trying to make something esoteric; it just happens.
Jonathan Krisel
Well, you know, the best compliment I’ve ever gotten from a coworker is Anna Drezen, who is a longtime friend of mine from college, which she was like – one day she turned to me and she said, you know, Bowen, you make video games seem accessible or you make it seem – you make them seem less esoteric or whatever she said.
Bowen Yang
I remember in grammar school the teacher asked if anyone had any hobbies. I was the only one with any hobbies and I had every hobby there was… name anything, no matter how esoteric. I could have given everyone a hobby and still had 40 or 50 to take home.
Cormac McCarthy
I imagine explaining a work of art to my grandmother in five minutes, and if I can’t explain it in five minutes, then it’s too obtuse or esoteric.
Shea Hembrey
I joined Elton John’s band in ’75. He not only allowed me to play the electronic keyboard on his albums, he also let me do the orchestrations. Then I left the band and started producing records. I was not really a popular kind of hit music guy. I was attracted to more esoteric things.
James Newton Howard
We had a certain kind of material that was not dangerously esoteric.
Ronnie Corbett
Why shouldn’t rap be esoteric, able to take in current events, history and criticism? I guess it’s this old idea of containment – that rappers, because they’re black, can’t and shouldn’t aspire to look outside the ghetto for influence.
Saul Williams
I hate to sound esoteric, but there is something about a house that leads you to that one chair, that one corner, where you just sit and feel comfortable.
Francisco Costa
I’ve always liked the idea of merging esoteric art cinema with down-and-dirty exploitation films.
Panos Cosmatos
The things I want to make into a film, they’re personal, esoteric things, and I don’t expect anyone else to like them as much as I do. I generally like my films more than anybody else will.
Terry Zwigoff
I feel happy working in the low-budget realm, doing stuff that is a little bit more esoteric, and personal.
Panos Cosmatos
Hildegard von Bingen conveys spiritual ecstasy, if we’re talking of Western music. What bothers me about Western music is that it doesn’t have an esoteric dimension in the way the music of the East has, whether it be Byzantine chant, the music of the Sufis, or Hindu music.
John Tavener