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Quirky Quotes


"I'm a quirky dude, man." - Tony Oller

"I don't carry off 'quirky.'" - Luke Evans

"Yes, Im quirky, loud and crazy." - Kimora Lee Simmons

"I like playing dark, offbeat, quirky characters." - Mischa Barton

"I'm very naturally happy, quirky and positive." - Kiesza

"Yes, I'm quirky, loud and crazy." - Kimora Lee Simmons

"'Aiyyaa' is a very quirky film." - Anurag Kashyap

"You're a quirky doctor aren't you? Good, because I have a sore quirky." - Bill Allred

"agoraphobia was my quirky armor against a gregarious America ..." - Florence King

"C is quirky, flawed, and an enormous success." - Dennis Ritchie

"Better to be quirky alone than unhappy together." - Anita Hamilton

"When Soundgarden formed, we were post-punk - pretty quirky." - Chris Cornell

"I fit into the quirky, character class type of actor." - Debra Wilson

"It is actually helpful to acknowledge the truth that we are just as quirky as everyone else and that God loves quirky!" - Stasi Eldredge

"The pathways that have led to our evolution are quirky, improbable, unrepeatable and utterly unpredictable." - Stephen Jay Gould

"It's like, 'Sorry I passed you an STD but I really enjoy your quirky web presence.'" - Hannah

"International business, once allowed to stalk uncontrolled, killed the local, the small, the quirky." - Alexander Mccall Smith

"Quirky is sexy, like scars or chipped teeth. I also like tattoos they're rebellious." - Jennifer Aniston

"I've realized the quirky things that make you different are what make you beautiful" - Lily Collins

"You can treat experience as a set of surprises on which to exercise your quirky self." - William Stafford

"I hate that word, 'quirky.' It's like the worst f - king word in the world." - Norman Reedus

"I get to be goofy and quirky and sweet at the same time." - Toks Olagundoye

"Quirky is sexy, like scars or chipped teeth. I also like tattoos - they're rebellious." - Jennifer Aniston

"I've never met a cartoonist who isn't quirky or weird in some ways." - Jules Feiffer

"It's like low-budget filmmaking - a focus on dialogue and relationships over plot. Quirky. Improv." - James Franco

"My style is a little quirky. I can't play as fast as most professional jazz players." - Donald Fagen

"Obviously, I don't have a high IQ, but I've always liked nerds and quirky guys." - Kaley Cuoco

"Quirky is what a guy would call a girl he doesn't understand." - Kat Dennings

"I love nerdy, cute, quirky boys who don't take themselves too seriously." - Ariana Grande

"I'm not an especially highbrow person, but I have always loved small, quirky, edgy movies." - Diablo Cody

"My style has always been to choose the charming and quirky." - Suzy Menkes

"It's easier to play quirky characters and hide behind wardrobe and make-up, especially." - William Sanderson

"I've always had a quirky way of looking at things. It's my coping mechanism." - Sherri Shepherd

"I wanted to be that quirky girl who writes funny songs that still have meaning." - Katy Perry

"My parents are very quirky, eccentric. They have their own world." - Katy Perry

"I don't think a lot of people are like, "I'm just quirky!" Or if they are, it's a stage they're going through as they figure out who they are. I never felt like I was choosing roles that were quirky." - Zoe Kazan

"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

"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

"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

"New York City is filled with random, quirky moments like this, chance collisions that just might change your life." - Hope Edelman

"I don't really think of myself as quirky; I have sort of an unusual sense of humor." - Kyle Maclachlan

"I'll see anything that Humphrey Bogart did. Weird, quirky, I know but that's the way it is." - Julie Halston

"My sense of humor is the raunchier, inappropriate kind. It's so much funnier than the quirky stuff." - Katherine Heigl

"Men are allowed to age. Men are allowed to gain weight. Men are allowed to be quirky looking." - Janeane Garofalo

"Stephen King writes a lot of things that are really charming and quirky, and that are more ironic than horror." - William H Macy

"My humor is a lot like Kristen Wiig's from 'Saturday Night Live' or 'Bridesmaids.' Quirky, off the beaten path." - Nicole Ari Parker

"I always love the quirky stuff, which is why I love 'Childrens Hospital.' That really pushes the envelope of comedy." - Malin Akerman

"I definitely know that I'm quirky. I know that I'm different. Red hair definitely made me different growing up." - Jayma Mays

"I'm amazed, as quirky, individual and selfish as most of us are, that anyone stays married for long." - Mark Mckinnon

"It was more of their quirky show. It was more like a cult show. The ratings weren't really that high." - Amy Sedaris

"I have collections of quirky things from places I've been to, like a set of Russian dolls." - Emma Watson

"Nobody ever really thought of me as sexy, right? They thought of me as smart and quirky." - Cynthia Nixon

"Bad, quirky poetry might be better than some of the good stuff, because it really comes from the heart." - Cheryl Hines

"I also love doing comedy. I just moved to L.A. last July. Before that, Vancouver is all about sci-fi, so I didn't get any comedy, whatsoever. But in L.A., people are like, "You don't look quirky enough," and I'm like, "I'm quirky. I'm the definition of quirky. How do you want me to look quirky." They have these little boxes that they put everyone in, so now I have to try to break the mold and get them to see me as being quirky." - Tinsel Korey

"Isnt it lovely to know that even the great Sherlock Holmes, the quirky and genius Sherlock Holmes, is vulnerable to love as we all are?" - Natalie Dormer

"Computer programmers tend, by and large, to be quirky and highly individualistic. Trying to organize or manage such awkward characters is normally as thankless as herding cats" - John Naughton

"There are so many quirky characters, its easy to fall in love with any number of the characters on The Carrie Diaries." - Brendan Dooling

"I don't think I've ever played a 'hot chick' before. I always play the quirky friend or the really angry girl." - Hilarie Burton

"Big brows weren't the look in L.A., where I grew up. But my mom instilled in me that it's the quirky things that make you beautiful." - Lily Collins

"Big brows were' the look in L.A., where I grew up. But my mom instilled in me that it's the quirky things that make you beautiful." - Lily Collins

"I didn't really think of role in those terms, like 'quirky best friend', when I read the script and when I came to the project." - Judy Greer

"I'm surrounded by freaks. Am I weirder than the rest of them? Ultimately I've learned to pride myself on being quirky." - Karen Elson

"You don't actually have to understand the song to be emotionally moved and uplifted, whereas with language it becomes quirky and analytical." - Warwick Thornton

"I think it's one of my favourite theatres ever, so quirky and wonderful and steeped in history. The space is wonderful and the acoustics are brilliant." - Louise Jameson

"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

"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

"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

"For delightfully quirky descriptions of bizarre neurological syndromes that teach us a lot about how the brain works, there is no match for Oliver Sacks." - Francis Collins

"I was never the 'babe,' so I knew I'd never get those big roles. I'd always be the best friend or the quirky sidekick." - Joan Cusack

"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

"I'm kind of a quirky dresser usually. Like today, I'm actually pretty put together, but I dress kind of off sometimes, but that's just part of my personality." - Debbie Gibson

"How many times can you play an action character, or a quirky romantic? Every actor has to find his own way to make each character unique." - Edward Herrmann

"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

"Isn't it lovely to know that even the great Sherlock Holmes, the quirky and genius Sherlock Holmes, is vulnerable to love as we all are?" - Natalie Dormer

"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

"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

"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

"Most scientists are without exception adorably quirky, and one of the ways of making it more accessible was to try to get readers interested in the person." - Bill Bryson

"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

"I'm a character actress. I'm the girl next door, the aunt, the quirky cousin. You have to innately know who you are and be happy with that." - Faith Prince

"I prefer a three-piece suit myself. Very sixties rock and roll. But they're not too quirky. Businessmen could wear them." - Scott Weiland

"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

"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 loved Gwyneth Paltrow in 'The Royal Tenenbaums' and Reese Witherspoon in 'Election.' I love quirky films and characters like that." - Phoebe Tonkin

"I grew up in Delhi, where there are no Parsis. But once I came to Mumbai, I realised how quirky Parsis are." - Cyrus Broacha

"If you have a smash hit record or something that's quirky or funny or cool, people are going to go after it." - Jim Jonsin

"I gave my artistic laugh and also threw in some quirky language for good measure. "Lawks-a-mercy, no! I'm going to have a long bath and..." I looked shyly down. Which is pretty impressive to have done artistic laugh, quirky language and shyness all in the space of ten seconds." - Louise Rennison

"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

"It had better be quirky or perverse or thoughtful enough so that you hit some chord in them. I mean we've all read pieces where we thought, 'Oh, who gives a damn.'" - Nora Ephron

"Darkness can be funny. It can be quirky. There are different ways that that stuff comes out as a creative person. But the actual conflicted, twisted, decaying, rotting soul? That's not me. No more." - Nikki Sixx

"What I like about eyewear is that it can work with a lot of different looks. You can wear it with a Balenciaga dress, or something that is straight and very quirky." - Karen Walker

"SHADOW PROWLER is a fresh, exuberant take on territory that will be familiar to all fans of classic high fantasy. Alexey Pehov introduces a cast of charming, quirky, unsavory, even loathesome characters in a fast-paced, entertaining adventure." - Kevin J Anderson

"It's that quirky kind of weekend feeling they write ridiculous sunny-day songs about. You know the ones-I'm sure they're on your iPod even though you'd never admit it." - Neal Shusterman

"I never thought of myself as explaining cats in general. I simply viewed the cats I have known as characters in my life, often as quirky and complex as the humans with whom I have spent time." - Marge Piercy

"When you're little all the things that are quirky and weird about you and that people laugh at, you find out are the things that are going to get you through" - Macy Gray

"You can read a lot about a country by looking at its beaches: across cultures, the beach is that rare public space in which all absurdities and quirky national behaviors can be found," - Martin Parr

"I think there's something really sexy about being funny and being quirky and weird. I think we're in a generation where we're accepting weirdness and individuality, and I think that's the most important part." - Denise Bidot

"Homeschooling will certainly produce some socially awkward adults, but the odds are good they would have been just as quirky had they spent twelve years raising their hand for permission to go to the bathroom." - Quinn Cummings

"I think there's something really sexy about being funny and being quirky and weird. I think we"re in a generation where we"re accepting weirdness and individuality, and I think that's the most important part." - Denise Bidot

"I don't love the word "quirky." I think it's a word that's a catchall. It's a word that doesn't stand in empathy with the person, it stands in judgment of them. It's a very externalized word." - Zoe Kazan

"All my friends make really small, naturalistic, dialogue-heavy movies, so I'm kind of used to that. I didn't want my movie to be rambly and I didn't want it to be cutesy, or quirky, or clever." - Sophia Takal

"The good thing about Dennis [ Mathis] is, even though he's a white, he respected that I was doing something quirky with my English. He loved it when I would mix up the Americanisms and say, "That's water over the dam."" - Sandra Cisneros

"I want people to be able to relate to the music, to enjoy the music, in a sense of it being fun and interesting and maybe kind of quirky. I want people to be impacted by the story." - Bridgit Mendler

"Luckily the script [of X-files episode] was written wonderfully and that became who I was and I was quirky, and I was kind of agitated and not entirely happy, but at the same time, witty." - Rhys Darby

"Well, it's a problem in general with the American military. If you are the biggest and the strongest military power in the world, you have this natural reluctance to learn the quirky ways of the natives in faraway lands." - Yaroslav Trofimov

"I'm just trying to choose interesting, quirky projects or things with interesting directors or just movies that have a lot of people I like attached to them so I know I'm going to have a good time." - Douglas Booth

"Being an effective leader is enormously complex. It requires vision to see a future, dedication to make things happen, sensitivity to people who are quirky at times, and personal confidence without arrogance." - Dave Ulrich

"I enjoy getting to be arty and quirky and weird and all the things that I don't have that much choice with. You just sort of use what you got." - Paul Reubens

"Look, I grew up in, went to school in, and now live in the American South, and southern white women are interesting, complex and quirky, even the ones with racial anxieties." - Melissa Harris-Perry

"They [Andrea Leadsom and Theresa May] both went to state schools, they are both women, hey, that's pretty quirky for the Tory party. Isn't this the new sort of Tory party ?" - Tim Loughton

"I really love middle-grade. Middle-grade books have a little more of a magical, light-hearted feel. You can be a little bit more quirky, you can have a little more humor. It doesn't get so dark and deep." - James Dashner

"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

"While I'm quite happy and love doing the atmospheric and quirky stuff, the melodic stuff, I've done quite a lot of. It's also another reason why I try not to do two or three at the same time." - Trevor Rabin

"I'm not a teen anymore, but growing up, some of my favorite things were, like, 'Twin Peaks,' which wasn't even really my time, and this is one of the things, like a weird, quirky, small town mystery." - Troian Bellisario

"I'm the one who's dating the craft-service guy instead of the producer. Plus, if a producer is going to date a hot young thing, I'm probably not the first person on their list - the weird, quirky, funny girl." - Whitney Cummings

"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 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

"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

"If I see my films described as 'quirky' or, even worse, 'snarky' one more time, I'm going to probably seriously consider an early retirement. All these years, I've labored under the conceit that they were "darkly humorous.'" - Terry Zwigoff

"It doesn't come easily to me, comedy. It's definitely not my strong suit. I'm probably more suited for drama and dramatic roles, but I certainly would love to be in quirky and fun movies." - Ari Millen

"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

"A film that I love is 'Raising Arizona' and that's funny but it's quite indie and weird and odd and quirky. I'd love to do something like that. Who knows?" - Stephen Moyer

"I'd love to do a movie where I actually get to be kind of quirky and odd and dorky and all that stuff. My parents would like to see some movies where I'm not in peril. They'd appreciate it." - Rachel Nichols

"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

"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

"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

"The whole Hollywood thing where people want to put me into this 'quirky-fashionista, daughter of' category makes me mad because it's promoting something that I don't believe in, and it's not who I am." - Zoe Kravitz

"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

"Life just turns deliciously quirky when you stop resisting yourself and, instead, honor the intuition that tugs at you like a puppy on a leash in the park. Follow the magic and magic starts to follow you." - Tama J. Kieves

"Stellar teams are invariably made up of quirky individuals who typically rub each other raw, but they figure out - with the spiritual help of a gifted leader - how to be their peculiar selves and how to win championships as a the same time." - Tom Peters

"Hannah Tinti writes with uncommon grace and stunning insight. Her quirky tribe of outcasts will break into your dreams and steal your spirit. Surrender to them! Let your heart be broken! Only then will you know the tender thrill of their wild companionship. The Good Thief is pure delight. When you wake from this dream, you will wake bedazzled" - Melanie Rae Thon

"The magical descriptions of Italy and hilarious observations about love, travel, natives and foreigners in Love in Idleness are but a few of its many pleasures. Amanda Craig has created a hot shimmery climate in which a cast of old friends, quirky family members and naughty children who make love potions come to know themselves and their hearts. A delightful brew." - Jane 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

"Being sexy is just one component. It's not a thing I am. It's a thing I can be. It's a side of myself I can tap into, just like I can tap into my funny side, my quirky side or my dramatic side. It's not what I am." - Eva Mendes

"An artist's work is almost entirely inquiry based and self-regulated. It is a fragile process of teaching oneself to work alone, and focusing on how to hone your quirky creative obsessions so that they eventually become so oddly specific that they can only be your own." - Teresita Fernandez

"If you look at anyone at the top of their profession, there has to be something a little bit different. Some of the top musicians are quirky aren't they, to say the least. You have to be driven, cold, hard and mentally tough as iron. My missus thinks I'm a bit weird." - Michael J. Owen

"Five years after I started CD Baby, when it was a big success, the media said I had revolutionized the music business. But 'revolution' is a term that people use only when you're successful. Before that, you're just a quirky person who does things differently." - Derek Sivers

"The world is now multicultural the same way the world is round. It's not a selling point, it's not a 'quirky' feature, it's not a cynical marketing ploy, it's not an artistic statement, it's not even a plot device. It's a fact, like seedless grapes." - Zadie Smith

"A great piece of advice for online dating is to stand out from the crowd. So greetings like "hello" and "hi" are very common. They do less well than things that are a little bit quirky or a little bit weird, like "howdy" or "holla." The rarer your salutation, the better it does, in general." - Christian Rudder

"Girls of all kinds can be beautiful - from the thin, plus-sized, short, very tall, ebony to porcelain-skinned; the quirky, clumsy, shy, outgoing and all in between. It's not easy though because many people still put beauty into a confining, narrow box...Think outside of the box...Pledge that you will look in the mirror and find the unique beauty in you." - Tyra Banks

"Life for young American college graduates is a festive affair. Free of having to support their families, they mostly have gay parties on rooftops where they reflect at length upon their quirky electronic childhoods and sometimes kiss each other on the lips and neck." - Gary Shteyngart

"I was never raised to think that I was pretty. It's not that I was raised to think I was unattractive, but it was just never something that was pointed out to me by my family. They would point out personality traits - 'our daughter is really quirky' - versus what I look like, because inevitably, looks go, so it makes no difference." - Mila Kunis

"I don't take myself seriously all the time; I have to do quirky things, such as helping football teams, moving the ball away from McAllister's foot, getting into The Sun and The Star - because, you know, I like sensationalism, it's a part of what I do." - Uri Geller

"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

"... Grateful Dead - that's it !! ... nobody in the band liked it, (the name) I didn't like it, either, but it got around that that was one of the candidates for our new name, and everyone else said, 'Yeah, that's great.' It turned out to be tremendously lucky. It's just repellent enough to filter curious onlookers and just quirky enough that parents don't like it." - Jerry Garcia

"I am grateful for what I call well-spent moments: Making a tuna fish sandwich with the works. Taking at least a half hour to eat it outside. Ironing my vintage tea towels while watching old black-and-white film noir movies and sipping one martini with extra olives - a quirky combination, but it works." - Sarah Ban Breathnach

"An artist's work is almost entirely inquiry based and self-regulated. It is a fragile process of teaching oneself to work alone, and focusing on how to hone your quirky creative obsessions so that they eventually become so oddly specific that they can only be your own." - Teresita Fernandez

"The Mathematician's Shiva is a brilliant and compelling family saga full of warmth, pathos, history, and humor, not to mention a cast of delightfully quirky characters, and a math lesson or two; all together, a winning equation! When Rojstaczer writes about mathematics, you'd think he was writing about poetry." - Jonathan Evison

"We think of bulimia and anorexia as either a bizarre psychosis, or as a quirky little habit, a phase, or as a thing that women just do. We forget that it is a violent act, that it bespeaks a profound level of anger toward and fear of the self." - Marya Hornbacher

"Yes, okay, it's cool to be quirky, maybe, on the side. Do some puzzles, make puzzles, whatever, learn how to ride a unicycle. That's cool when it's on the side and you have a plan. What happens when you remove the plan? What you're left with is a guy who likes to do anagrams. And doesn't have a job... Sweet, that's a catch." - Demetri Martin



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