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Odd Man Out Quotes


"I am the odd man out in the family." - Loni Anderson

"For some odd reason, I like a man in sweatsuits. Obviously, you want your man to look good in a suit, but I like when men look comfortable, and the swagger just stands out of that." - Lauren London

"Yeah. You've seen The Sun today; I've got myself a big house, settled down. Apart from the odd night out with the New Fathers' Club, I'm a family man now." - Damon Albarn

"I love meeting 'the Odd Man Out' - like fans of 'Baywatch' who regret, as I do, that Tower 12 Productions didn't put nearly as much energy into writing and directing the show as they put into photographing and editing it." - Nicole Eggert

"Our culture has kind of let the concept of the Renaissance Man die out. We don't really tell the kids that it's okay to bounce around the world, work odd jobs, and do six different things." - Ronan Farrow

"The hardest thing about having three kids is trying to find a balance, because there's always the odd man out, and you also need to make sure each child gets the attention he or she needs." - Patrick Dempsey

"As man is, so is his God. And thus is God oft strangely odd." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Anybody who's been married to a man for forty odd years knows he's all talk." - Michael Parkinson

"I suppose you can say I became an odd-job man." - Lord Mountbatten

"It was odd, (Tessa thought), what brought out tenderness in people." - Cassandra Clare

"Great insight comes from seeing something as odd and finding out why." - Philip Kotler

"I'm insanely optimistic. For odd, weird reasons, things always work out." - Richard Jefferson

"Will pointed a finger accusingly in their direction. "You're ganging up on me. Is this how it's going to be from now on? I'll be the odd man out? Dear God, I'll have to befriend Jessamine." "Jessamine can't stand you," Jem pointed out. "Henry, then." "Henry will set you on fire." - Cassandra Clare

"That man is... odd, I dared say to William. He is, or has been, in many ways a great man. But for this very reason he is odd. It is only petty men who seem normal." - Umberto Eco

"It was a white-collar crime." Illium gave her an odd look. "In the human world, such crimes are lightly punished, though they harm hundreds, leading some to choose death out of despair, while the man who beats a single person is considered the worse criminal." - Nalini Singh

"To pick out the wildest and most fantastical odd man alive, and to place your kindness there, is an act so brave and daring as will show the greatness of your spirit and distinguish you in love, as you are in all things else, from womankind." - John Wilmot

"I know what the intimidation level of high school is. You're on a hamster wheel, running, running, running, trying so hard to fit in. It's all about how you deal with what you're given, feeling OK with being the odd man out before you're finally successful." - Drew Barrymore

"Never expect justice in this world. That is not part of God's plan. Everybody thinks that if they don't get it, they're some kind of odd man out. And it's not true. Nobody gets justice - people just get good luck or bad luck." - Orson Welles

"it was odd, he thought, that a man could hate himself as though he were someone else." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"You're a very odd man," said Bert. "I get that more often than you'd think," replied Charles." - James A. Owen

"I like being the odd one out in L.A. Because if you conform, you become something you hate. I love being the odd one out. It's not about 'Look at me! Look at me!' It's about really becoming someone else." - Tracey Ullman

"I've always been an outsider. I am an outsider in Garbage. I'm the odd one out by default." - Shirley Manson

"I buy the odd book. There's a great book out at the moment called Ego Is the Enemy." - Natalie Dormer

"It's odd how people waiting for you stand out far less clearly than people you are waiting for." - Jean Giraudoux

"If you're surrounded by idiots, you're the unpopular one and the odd one out because idiots don't like smart asses." - Ricky Gervais

"I thought I was an odd person, and since my hometown had only about 70,000 people in it, I knew I was going to have to leave there and go out and find other odd people." - Maud Adams

"We've mellowed out, man." - Debbi Peterson

"Thoughts are odd misfires." - Patricia Cornwell

"It's an odd world." - Timothy Spall

"It is odd to consider the connection between despotism and barbarity, and how the making one person more than man makes the rest less." - Joseph Addison

"You know, a man's life is the most precious thing in the world, isn't it? So isn't it odd that a man will insure everything but his life?" - Ben Feldman

"There once lived a man named Oedipus Rex, You may have heard about his odd complex. His name appears in Freud's index 'Cause he loved his mother." - Tom Lehrer

"In Vegas, I got into a long argument with the man at the roulette wheel over what I considered to be an odd number." - Steven Wright

"No man who has not sat in the assemblies of men can know the light, odd and uncertain ways in which decisions are often arrived at." - Arthur Helps

"Finally, the lessons of impermanence taught me this: loss constitutes an odd kind of fullness; despair empties out into an unquenchable appetite for life." - Gretel Ehrlich

"Thus I clothe my naked villany with old odd ends, stolen out of holy writ; and seem a saint when most I play the devil." - William Shakespeare

"And thus I clothe my naked villany With old odd ends, stol'n out of holy writ, And seem a saint when most I play the devil." - William Shakespeare

"It's an odd fact of life that whichever side of the stream you're on, two-thirds of the best water is out of reach on the other side." - John Gierach

"Everyone seems to be running against a liar, but nobody seems to be one. Odd - I mean, the math doesn't work out." - Meg Greenfield

"Behind everyone's learned behaviors and odd eccentricities lurks a soul, ready to make contact if only coaxed out through a crack in the ego." - Ram Dass

"It's much easier when you have your co-workers who are just, they're there in the moment. If you were out of the moment, you would feel odd." - Dave Bautista

"And thus I clothe my naked villainy With odd old ends stol'n out of holy writ; And seem a saint, when most I play the devil." - William Shakespeare

"I guess they often cast me as the bad guy, because I'm not, er, conventional looking. I look sort of violent. I'm the odd one out, the outsider." - Willem Dafoe

"I started acting pretty young, so I haven't had too many odd jobs. But I used to sell candy out of my locker in middle school." - Paul Dano

"There's a big difference between doing the odd gig and actually having a record out and your name being on the ticket." - Stevie Jackson

"I've always wanted to be older, as I think it's all right to be a little bit odd when you're out of your 20s." - Sienna Guillory

"Other filmmakers make their movies and put them out and that's that. For me, for some odd reason, it goes deeper than that." - Kevin Smith

"In a clutch or a corner, I tend to make a weapon out of what is near at hand. That can be anything from a crowbar to a cat, though if I had a choice, I would prefer an angry cat, which I have found to be more effective than a crowbar. Although weaponless, I left the house by the back door, with two chocolate-pumpkin cookies. It's a tough world out there, and a man has to armor himself against it however he can. ~Odd Thomas" - Dean Koontz

"Ozone Man, Ozone. He's crazy, way out, far out, man." - George H W Bush

"You should've hung out, man." - Dave Attell

"There's luck in odd numbers." - Samuel Lover

"I find American behaviour...odd" - Kate Beckinsale

"I love playing odd roles." - Aaron Paul

"Your fate is writ clear;you will be murdered. I cannot conceive how it comes about that you were not murdered long since! How odd!Charles himself once said that to me, or something like it! There is nothing odd in it; any sensible man must say it!" - Georgette Heyer

"He's a curious man; a shrug of the shoulders and a wink and that's him. He's never thought it odd that his daughter cross-dresses for a living and sells second-hand purses on the side. But then, he's never thought it odd that his daughter was born with webbed feet." - Jeanette Winterson

"I have this odd tendency to be really sarcastic when I'm uncomfortable and I don't really know why but it just comes out and it's come out since I was a child." - Mila Kunis

"Getting recognized is sort of weird anyway. I'm 17 now. You get the odd person sort of shouting out "Ron!" or something. And my hair at the moment sort of stands out a bit, can't really avoid it." - Rupert Grint

"But there's actually a lot of punk bands out there that go out of the norm, use odd time signatures, or a lot of different tempo changes in a song." - Travis Barker

"I think my heart always goes out to men at the peak of their celebrity who checked out. There's such an odd, horrible trend in my lifetime for it - Kurt Cobain, David Foster Wallace, Alexander McQueen, Heath Ledger." - Chuck Palahniuk

"Odd, isn't it? He really was the right man for her in a sort of way; but then as you know, it is a law of love that the so-called 'right' person always comes to soon or too late." - Lawrence Durrell

"Odd, isn't it, that a thief and a vagabond should repent, when so many who are rich and secure remain hard and frivolous, and without fruit for God or man?" - Gilbert K Chesterton

"A single man has not nearly the value he would have in a state of union. He is an incomplete animal. He resembles the odd half of a pair of scissors." - Benjamin Franklin

"Wherever a man goes, men will pursue him and paw him with their dirty institutions, and, if they can, constrain him to belong to their desperate odd-fellow society." - Henry David Thoreau

"So you've just slept with him, given him your virginity, a man who doesn't love you. In fact, he has odd ideas about you, wants to make you some sort of kinky sex slave." - E L James

"It is odd how all men develop the notion, as they grow older, that their mothers were wonderful cooks. I have yet to meet a man who will admit that his mother was a kitchen assassin and nearly poisoned him." - Robertson Davies

"One of the odd things about middle age, he concluded, was the strange decisions a man discovers he's made by not really making them, like allowing friends to drift away through simple neglect." - Richard Russo

"There once was a man who said: God Must think it exceedingly odd If he finds that this tree Continues to be When there's no one about in the Quad." - Ronald Knox

"All men are homosexual, some turn straight. It must be very odd to be a straight man because your sexuality is hopelessly defensive. It's like an ideal of racial purity." - Derek Jarman

"Why one man rather than another? It was odd. You find yourself involved with a fellow for life just because he was the one that you met when you were nineteen." - Simone De Beauvoir

"Constantly to seek the purpose of life is one of the odd escapes of man. If he finds what he seeks it will not be worth that pebble on the path." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"God's noblest work. Man who found it out? Man." - Mark Twain

"we've got to find a better way to handle the expense of disease. Odd as it may seem, the more efficient we become in eliminating disease, the more our services are out of reach of the people." - Alice Tisdale Hobart

"Every time I finish a record, it's sort of feels like, "I can't believe that I'm hanging out and having a conversation, and people are gonna listen to this." It's an odd thing, but it's really cool." - Chris Hardwick

"It was odd to have something so personal out there in that way, but the good thing about art is that no one necessarily knows what you mean by it anyway." - Gabrielle Zevin

"It's just odd that something as essential in life as sex has been flattened out in mainstream cinema - and in art cinema. Even in art movies, sex always seems to be treated negatively. Why does it always end in disaster?" - John Cameron Mitchell

"Please to blot out gentle hearted, and substitute drunken dog, ragged head, seld-shaven, odd-ey'd, stuttering, or any other epithet which truly and properly belongs to the Gentleman in question." - Charles Lamb

"In this lovely land of corrugated cartons and plastic bags, we want our entertainment packaged neatly... an attractive label on the outside, a complete and accurate detailing of contents... no loose ends, no odd parts, nothing left out." - Judith Crist

"Provided that any of those neighbours sing out of tune or have boots that squeak, or double chins, or odd clothes, the patient will quite easily believe that their religion must therefore be somehow ridiculous." - C S Lewis

"I'm perfectly happy when I look out at an audience and it's all women. I always think it's kind of odd, but then, more women than men, I think, read and write poetry." - Diane Wakoski

"There's such an odd, eclectic group of people that make up the town of Plymouth, New Hampshire. I don't think I could avoid not coming out of there with a pretty good sense of humor." - Eliza Coupe

"My career was really odd, because I literally had a greatest hits album out and nobody knew who I was. They knew the songs, but they didn't know me." - Kenny Chesney

"I didn't mean to be a TV presenter, I just hated modeling. It feels very odd that it's turned into this 'It-girl' thing. What does that even mean? I wear clothes and I go out. It's so weird." - Alexa Chung

"It can take a long time for some people to find out how to ground themselves, and film sets are an odd atmosphere to do it in - especially if, like me, you finished school early." - Jonathan Rhys Meyers

"I just don't talk about who I'm going out with, that's it. It's an odd thing to sit around describing yourself to 10 different people every 5 minutes yet it's kind of therapeutic in a way." - Radha Mitchell

"If you take 10,000 people at random, 9,999 have something in common: their interests in business lie on or near the Earth's surface. The odd one out is an astronomer, and I am one of that strange breed." - Martin Rees

"As other authors have realized, heat can have a strange effect on us, can cause odd chemical reactions in the brain. Heat can bring out secrets; it can change people's personalities." - Maggie O'Farrell

"Half Man, Half Sit-Out-The-Season." - Charles Barkley

"I can throw out any man alive." - Johnny Bench

"Sensual excess drives out pity in man." - Marquis De Sade

"A man had better wear out, than rust out." - Richard Cumberland

"I'm fascinated by's so odd." - John Prine

"Odd that we think definitions are definitive." - Larry Wall

"Woo the muse of the odd." - Lafcadio Hearn

"Odd that we think definitions are definitive. :-)" - Larry Wall

"The truth will make you odd." - Judy Blume

"Good luck lies in odd numbers." - William Shakespeare

"I've had such an odd career." - Sally Field

"I think we're all pretty odd." - Michael Tippett

"Odd thing about death ... it reaffirms life." - Rita Mae Brown

"If a man put out the eye of another man, his eye shall be put out." - Hammurabi

"It's hard sometimes when you're in a regular high school, you just feel like the odd kid out. The great thing about going to an art school [is] it's kind of like it's all the odd kids. It's all the kids that don't fit in at their regular schools, because you're into something and excited about something that other kids really aren't into. When you go to art school, everybody's kind of on the same page." - Anthony Mackie

"I'm odd, I know,' he said. 'It's fear of myself that's made me odd." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Love is an odd thing. As odd a thing as there is." - Robert Jordan

"It is odd how a man believes he can think better in a special place. I have such a place, have always had it, but I know it isn't thinking I do there, but feeling and experiencing and remembering. It's a safety place - everyone must have one, although I have never heard of a man tell of it." - John Steinbeck

"Out of the new arrivals in our lives-the odd word stumbled upon in a difficult text, the handsome black stranger who bursts in one night through the cat door, the telephone call out of a friend's silence of years, the sudden greeting from the girl-child-we constantly make of ourselves our selves." - Nancy Mairs

"I had a lot of different jobs between fifteen and nineteen. I'd moved out of my house way, way younger than I should have. So I was living out on my own with my brother when I'd just turned sixteen. I did busboy stuff, and worked in warehouses, and did odd jobs, and stuff. I earned me some Pesos." - Ryan Reynolds

"He was a long, stripy policeman, who flowed out of his uniform at odd spots, as if Nature, setting out to make a constable, had had a good deal of material left over which she had not liked to throw away but hardly seemed able to fit into the general scheme." - P G Wodehouse

"Today many politicians suggest that where the federal government does not act, there must be anarchy. That view is odd, blinkering out the work of state and towns, which until recently did much of our charitable and cultural work. That view also blinkers out the role of mutual societies and churches." - Amity Shlaes

"When the ACLU took my case and we got a ruling I think, for the first time, they could - the Congress could put out the report internally but they couldn't put it out at taxpayers' expense around the country. And I felt odd about that because I, in a way, I was interfering with free speech, but then, you can't always win." - Nat Hentoff

"We are a very close family, and I love them very much, but I'm definitely the odd one out. I live a completely different kind of life style. I always was different. I felt like a fish out of water; I really never knew who I was." - Janet Mcteer

"I started out mopping floors, waiting tables, and tending bar at my dad's tavern. I put myself through school working odd jobs and night shifts. I poured my heart and soul into a small business. And when I saw how out-of-touch Washington had become with the core values of this great nation, I put my name forward and ran for office." - John Boehner

"I gotta work out. I keep saying it all the time. I keep saying I gotta start working out. Its been about two months since I've worked out. And I just don't have the time. Which odd. Because I have the time to go out to dinner. And uh..and watch TV. And get a bone density test. And uh.. try to figure out what my phone number spells in words." - Ellen Degeneres

"I gotta work out. I keep saying it all the time. I keep saying I gotta start working out. It's been about two months since I've worked out. And I just don't have the time. Which odd. Because I have the time to go out to dinner. And uh..and watch tv. And get a bone density test. And uh.. try to figure out what my phone number spells in words." - Ellen Degeneres

"I'd never seen a man cry before, only on TV. I'd never even seen Dad close to crying. Those tears looked so odd on you. It was like the strength of you just seemed to sap away. The surprise of it stopped me from being so scared." - Lucy Christopher

"Tis true my form is something odd But blaming me is blaming God Could I create myself anew I would not fail in pleasing you. If I could reach from pole to pole Or grasp the ocean with a span I would be measured by the soul The mind's the standard of the man." - Isaac Watts

"I"d never seen a man cry before, only on TV. I"d never even seen Dad close to crying. Those tears looked so odd on you. It was like the strength of you just seemed to sap away. The surprise of it stopped me from being so scared." - Lucy Christopher

"The truth is, if you asked me to choose between winning the Tour de France and cancer, I would choose cancer. Odd as it sounds, I would rather have the title of cancer survivor than winner of the Tour, because of what it has done for me as a human being, a man, a husband, a son, and a father." - Lance Armstrong

"After all, wedlock is the natural state of man. A bachelor is not a complete human being. He is like the odd half of a pair of scissors, which has not yet found its fellow, and therefore is not even half so useful as they might be together." - Benjamin Franklin

"While the fool is enjoying the little he has, I will hunt for more. The way to hunt for more is to utilize your odd moments...the man who is always killing time is really killing his own chances in life." - Arthur Brisbane

"You build your world around someone, and then what happens when he disappears? Where do you go-into pieces, into atoms, into the arms of another man? You go shopping, you cook dinner, you work odd hours, you make love to someone else on June nights. But you're not really there." - Alice Hoffman

"Jesus Christ is the most famous Jew of all time, but is today remembered as a Christian. Surprisingly, the Jewish community has accepted this distortion of history, and tends to regard Jesus as an apostate. How odd that the Jews would accept a Christian version of one of their brethren rather than seeking to discover the man entombed beneath the myth." - Shmuley Boteach

"The service of love is the foolishest act a wise man commits in all his life, nor is there anything that will more deject his cool'd imagination, when he shall consider what an odd and unworthy piece of folly he hath committed." - Thomas Browne

"I'm such an odd mix of things. My grandfather was Indian: I've got more family living in India than I do in the U.K. My old man was East London. I was brought up in Yorkshire. My great-grandfather was Irish." - Sebastian Coe

"The best part of a Mr. Goodbar is not the wrapper, is it? No, and the best part of a Coke is not the can. On those nights when you lie awake, either man or boy, wondering about yourself, peeling away one layer of oddness after another, you should remember and always be grateful that the woefully imperfect person that you are, with all your contradictions and unworthy desires, is not the best of you, any more than the wrapper is the best part of a Mr. Goodbar. -Odd Thomas - Odd Apocalypse by Dean Koonts pgs. 354-355 chapter 53" - Dean Koontz

"The New York State Freeway's closed, man. Far out!" - Arlo Guthrie

"Rocket Man, burning out his fuse up here alone." - Elton John

"The man who starts out going nowhere, generally gets there." - Dale Carnegie

"One would think that man would run out of wars..." - Dalton Camp

"Keep your mind out of the pigsty, man!" - Robert Jordan

"Watch out for a man whose enemies keep disappearing." - C J Cherryh

"Thought takes man out of servitude, into freedom." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"I can stand out the war with any man." - Florence Nightingale

"A man may be down, but he is never out." - Bruce Barton

"Every man is a bachelor out of his wife's sight!" - Margaret Way

"Every man is made to reach out beyond his grasp." - Oswald Chambers

"Out here a man settles his own problems." - John Wayne

"Man is never out of range of surprises!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I've always traveled, man, so I'm always out and everywhere." - Donnis

"The tragedy of a man who has found himself out." - James M Barrie

"A man may be down, but he is never out." - Bruce Fairchild Barton

"The World, form'd out of Chaos. Man is made." - George Sandys

"I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Out of My Hair." - Oscar Hammerstein

"Only against death does man cry out in vain." - Malcolm Lowry

"No man ever listened himself out of a job." - Calvin Coolidge

"When you've got your man down, rub him out." - Rod Laver

"I want to figure out myself as a man." - Justin Bieber

"A wise man is out of the reach of fortune." - Thomas Browne

"You find out what type of man you are." - Jeremy Stephens

"Thought takes man out of servitude, into freedom." - Henry Wadsworth Longfello

"A Christian man is a man who is within himself, who puts out good vibes." - Ozzy Osbourne



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