We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Eccentricity Quotes from Jeremy Scott, Yotam Ottolenghi, Jean Paul Gaultier, Jason Bateman, Andre Maurois. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
I think because of the eccentricity of my work and how I dress, people expect me to be bouncing off the walls. But that’s just not how I am.
Having grown up in the Middle East, eating beans for breakfast always seemed like a bizarre British eccentricity.
My eccentricity became direction.
If the goal is to be believable when you’re acting, I’ve got the best idea of what that believability might look and feel like. And because you need a normal guy in a comedy so that the eccentricities can pop, that’s a good part for me.
No one can be profoundly original who does not avoid eccentricity.
I basically think that I’m a fairly nice, normal person with just a few eccentricities.
Luxury means that you show the way you dress with eccentricity.
People who live in SoHo want to be close to the energy, culture, and eccentricities of New York’s most charming neighborhoods.
The difference between eccentricity and originality in historical studies is often difficult to detect at first encounter. When a radically new interpretation of a large segment of history makes its appearance, time is needed to sift the evidence.
I am trying to cultivate the notion that constantly misplacing one’s cell phone is a charming eccentricity… my children aren’t buying it.
A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.
My mother was the concert master of the symphony. Absurdity and eccentricity were not criticized.
The art editor in charge of the covers at the ‘New Yorker’ is Francoise Mouly. She’s very familiar with the eccentricities and personalities of cartoonists, so working with her is very easy.
The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage it contained. That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time.
I think there’s a dark and twisted idea of democracy that everybody is as interesting as everybody else. So we mustn’t make anybody too interesting. There’s an ironing out of edges and eccentricities, idiosyncrasies in people and situations.
When I look at my clothes, I think of them as an expression of the joy and fun of fashion – with a bit of English eccentricity thrown in.
There’s not much room for eccentricity in Hollywood, and eccentricity is what’s sexy in people.
Develop your eccentricities while you are young. That way, when you get old, people won’t think you’re going gaga.
There’s a certain pattern that exists with geniuses – an eccentricity, a lack of social graces and an inability to really communicate with mere mortals.
Gonjasufi may sound at first like a rambling hip-hop crackpot, but there’s more to the California rapper and singer than mere eccentricity: What appears messy and thrown together is anything but.
My music has a high irritation factor. I’ve always tried to say something. Eccentric lyrics about eccentric people. Often it was a joke. But I would plead guilty on the grounds that I prefer eccentricity to the bland.
Everyone likes to hear that their eccentricities and their addictions are simply evidence of their sensitive artistic nature.
Even my pathological love of Japan and its beauties, glories and eccentricities is sorely tested by ‘The Grudge 2,’ from Takashi Shimizu, a movie so bewildering and impenetrable that I believe it siphoned off a good 40 IQ points.
When a director narrates a character, I find it normal to ask questions about the character’s background, mood swings, eccentricities, behaviour… I do this to make my performance relatable. Directors who don’t know their characters well find it difficult to answer these questions and, hence, find me annoying.
Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character had abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and courage which it contained.
Now I’m old… maybe I’m still an eccentric hippie. There’s a wonderful freedom in the eccentricity – you can go places, you can be wacky, and you don’t have to be constrained. I think that’s why people are eccentric – eccentricity is a weapon… and it’s great!
Like all best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.
Eccentricity is usually owned by middle-class and upper-class people. If you are working class and eccentric, then you’re just mad.
When I was in elementary school, I watched ‘Cinema Paradiso’ 22 times and memorized the dialogue. In the movie, everyone had a place, even the bum who thought he owned the piazza. Eccentricities were celebrated, and no one was isolated.
No, I’m a very normal and orthodox person that goes out of their way to present eccentricity. It’s not that I do that so much now but I’ve been doing it for so many years that it’s become routine now.
I adore Britain! It’s my favourite country; I love their eccentricity. I find Britain so inspiring.
If you define eccentricity as creativity, then yes, creativity is eccentricity.
Eccentricity has never been discouraged in our family.
Graphic design is the paradise of individuality, eccentricity, heresy, abnormality, hobbies and humors.
I’ve got a bit of the eccentricity of Africa and a bit of Western calm.
I pay for what I call eccentricity and my will to evolve.
My dad has sometimes felt that I grew up a little lacking in sufficient eccentricity – in the sense that I’m willing to live as an adult in a house with walls that are parallel to each other, that sort of thing.
I find only freedom in the realms of eccentricity.
Minimalism? It is something I appreciate as an art form but leave to others – unless you count a collection of warhorse-workwear Yves Saint Laurent trouser suits. Maybe my penchant for hippie-deluxe eccentricity came from an escapist dream of a different world. It was tough being a working mom in the 1970s.
We have for too long been taught that the sight of a man speaking to himself is a sign of eccentricity or madness; we are no longer at all habituated to our own voices, except in conversation or from within the safety of a shouting crowd.