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To be really great and interesting, you have to be a little crazy. I just don't think one comes without the other. (Quote by - Drew Barrymore)

Follow your inner moonlight; don't hide the madness. (Quote by - Allen Ginsberg)

Often extraordinary excellence, not being rightly conceived, does rather offend than please. (Quote by - Sir Philip Sidney)

The lunatic fringe wags the underdog. (Quote by - H. L. Mencken)

They enjoy thinking. They enjoy being creative. They enjoy having ideas. Most people do not enjoy thinking at all. (Quote by - Edward de Bono)

Let's have no talk of temperamental, self-absorbed and petulant babies. Being a good artist is the toughest job you could pick, and you have to be a little nuts to take it on. (Quote by - Charles Saatchi)

You must not blame me if I do talk to the clouds. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

It's important to keep the eccentric spirit alive, because when that goes, the work will go. (Quote by - Nicolas Cage)

I always was a rebel... but on the other hand, I wanted to be loved and accepted... and not just be a loudmouth, lunatic, poet, musician. But I cannot be what I am not. (Quote by - John Lennon)

Cranks live by theory, not by pure desire. They want votes, peace, nuts, liberty, and spinning-looms not because they love these things, as a child loves jam, but because they think they ought to have them. That is one element which makes the crank. (Quote by - Rose Macaulay)

I'm hostile to men, I'm hostile to women, I'm hostile to cats, to poor cockroaches, I'm afraid of horses. (Quote by - Norman Mailer)

It seems that one has to be sick, depressed, weird or tortured to be thought of as an outstanding artist. (Quote by - LeslieAnn Butler)

Only the other day I was inquiring of an entire bed of old-fashioned roses, forced to listen to my ramblings on the meaning of the universe as I sat cross-legged in the lotus position in front of them. (Quote by - Prince Charles)

To seek understanding before taking action, yet to trust my instincts when action is called for. Never to avoid danger from fear, never to seek out danger for its own sake. Never to conform to fashion from fear of eccentricity, never to be eccentric from fear of conformity. (Quote by - Steven Brust )

Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements. (Quote by - Queen Elizabeth II)

ECCENTRICITY, n. A method of distinction so cheap that fools employ it to accentuate their incapacity. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Adam was huma this explains it all. He did not want the apple for the apple's sake, he wanted it because it was forbidden. The mistake was in not forbidding the serpent; then he would have eaten the serpent. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

England is the paradise of individuality, eccentricity, heresy, anomalies, hobbies, and humors. (Quote by - George Santayana)

Let the lover be disgraceful, crazy, absent-minded. Someone sober will worry about events going badly. Let the lover be. (Quote by - Rumi)

Say Mark... you know just what I want, three trees... Black spruce rough cold looking trees you know what I mean. Trees against a cold green grey northern sky - where can I get them at once? (Quote by - Tom Thomson)

If you spend too much time being like everybody else, you decrease your chances of coming up with something different. (Quote by - Robert Ornstein)

Be virtuous and you will be eccentric. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Maybe he was crazy. Maybe crazy is what they call anybody who's got magic in them after they're no longer a child. (Quote by - Robert R. McGammon)

What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy? (Quote by - Ursula K. LeGuin)

Who affects useless singularities has surely a little mind. (Quote by - Johann Kaspar Lavater)

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