55 Quirky Quotes From Quirky People

Quirky quotes show that there are a million different people with a million different perspectives. It’s not just okay to be different, it’s awesome. From Marilyn Monroe to Abraham Lincoln, these quotes range from mind-bending to hilarious. So if you’re ready to celebrate your quirks, you’re going to love these quirky quotes…


“It is better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.”

Marilyn Monroe


“I love nerdy, cute, quirky boys who don’t take themselves too seriously.”

Ariana Grande


“Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.”

Elbert Hubbard


“Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.”

Steven Wright


“I am fairly certain that given a cape and a nice tiara, I could save the world.”

Leigh Standley


“You can quote me, but I’ll tell everyone that you’re lying.”

Jael Turner


“A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.”

Samuel Goldwyn


“The pen is mightier than the sword, and considerably easier to write with.”

Marty Feldman


“Andy Warhol is the only genius I’ve ever known with an I.Q. of 60.”

Gore Vidal


“No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.”

Abraham Lincoln


“My head is my favorite swimming pool.”

Lauren DeStefano


“Ever Tried. Ever Failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.”

Samuel Beckett


“Someone asked them to be quiet, so it’s just a matter of a time before all hell breaks loose.”

Brian Andreas


“He had deduced also that I was quirky and promised me that he was too.”

Olivia Sudjic


“I think my style is a mix of quirky, eclectic, bright, and fun, with a really sophisticated feminine silhouette.”

Elaine Welteroth


“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


“Science fiction is not quirky anymore; we live in a futuristic world now.”

Bonnie Hammer


“No one says the word ‘quirky’ much in England. I guess because people are more naturally eccentric.”

Alexa Chung


“In a weird way, I like to find the quirkiness in ordinary things. I like to find what is ordinary in quirky people.”

Paul Giamatti


“I wanted to be that quirky girl who writes funny songs that still have meaning.”

Katy Perry


“I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realise I should have been more specific.”


“You can’t make footprints in the sands of time if you’re sitting on your butt.”

Bob Moawad


“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.”

Groucho Marx


“Sometimes life’s hell. But hey, whatever gets the marshmallows toasty.”

J. Andrew Helt


“Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.”



“You can’t have everything. Where would you put it?”

Steven Wright


“I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn’t fall down.”

Allen H. Newharth


“Age is of no importance unless you’re a cheese.”

Billie Burk


“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.”

Jack London


“Whatever you are, be a good one.”

Abraham Lincoln


“If you’re going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.”

Marie Osmond


“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing; that’s why we recommend it daily.

Zig Ziglar


“All of us could take a lesson from the weather; it pays no attention to criticism.”


“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”

Oscar Wilde


“All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.”

Mark Twain


“Experience is what you get when you don’t get what you want.”

Dan Stanford


“Some days you’re the bug. Some days you’re the windshield.”

Price Cobb


“Be quick, but don’t hurry.”

John Wooden


“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.”

Henry Ford


“The only way to have a friend is to be one.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Arguing with a fool proves there are two.”

Doris M. Smith


“You don’t have to be interesting. You have to be interested.”

John Gottman


“I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.”

Friedrich Nietzsche


“Certainty is a cruel mindset.”

Ellen Langer


“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.”

Gloria Steinem


“An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it makes a better soup.”

Bertrand Russell


“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.”



“Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else.”

Leonardo da Vinci


“What we have learned to look for in a situation determines mostly what we see.”

Ellen Langer


“To understand all is to forgive all.”

French saying


“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool.”

Richard P.Feynman


“I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.”

Mark Twain

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Tom Raider

Tom Raider

Our wily wordsmith, Tom, is a key weaver of yarns and the chief storyteller at Octopus HQ. Tom writes words of wit and wisdom which can be read on Yellow Blogtopus. He also helps pen the praiseworthy product descriptions that help you decide what you feel like purchasing from us. Along with our Marketing Maestro, he helps brain storm and devise new plans for how to spread the name of Yellow Octopus to deserving Australians from Kakadu all the way to King Island.

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