Quotations on Eccentricity
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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.
- Steven Brust
(Keywords: Trust, Fear, Action, Conformity, Danger, Eccentricity, Fashion, Understanding)
A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.
- Robert Frost
(Keywords: Society, Eccentricity, Sanity)
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.
- John Stuart Mill
(Keywords: Society, Time, Genius, Courage, Danger, Eccentricity, Now)
Graphic design is the paradise of individuality, eccentricity, heresy, abnormality, hobbies and humors.
- George Santayana
(Keywords: Design, Eccentricity, Paradise, Heresy, Hobbies, Individuality)
There's not much room for eccentricity in Hollywood, and eccentricity is what's sexy in people.
- Rachel Weisz
(Keywords: People, Eccentricity, Hollywood)