101 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

Want more quirky quotes? A world without quirky people, quirkiness and quirky quotes is like seeing rainbows in black and white. The ancient Greeks called it ekkentros meaning, “out of the centre”. We call it thinking outside the box or left of centre. The terms don’t matter though. What matters is that unicorns exist and we embrace them. And their thinking. So here’s another 50 quirky quotes that will have you looking at the world a little differently…

“My extra-sensitive toothpaste doesn’t like it when I use other toothpastes.”

“Repeat after me, “I am free.””

“For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, plus a social media overreaction.”

“It takes a touch of genius to move in the opposite direction.”

“New beginnings can often be disguised as painful endings.”

“When you’re happy you enjoy the music. When you’re sad you understand the lyrics.”

“How good does it feel when you smile to yourself because you’re just so hilarious?”

“Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.”

>The earth without art is just “eh”.”

“If you’re not living on the edge you’re taking up way too much space.”

“Most people hate mess. But how good is it when you find something you thought you’d lost.”

“If you find yourself at a crossroads, be happy, you’ve got four choices.”

“If you’re going to be weird, be confident about it.”

“Say something wise and your name will live forever.”

“What if after you die, Satan asks you, “how was hell?””

“Spare a thought for clumsy people. How hard must it be buying shoes if you’ve got two left feet or buying gloves if you’re all thumbs.”

“Dear Maths, please grow up and solve your own problems. I’m tired of solving them for you.”

“If you think nothing is impossible, try slamming a revolving door.”

“If a book about failures doesn’t sell is it a success?”

“Isn’t it weird that we have one hand that can do everything and one hand that just sits there like, “ I don’t know how to hold a pencil.””

“Some people are afraid of heights. Not me. I’m afraid of widths.”

“That fail moment when you pull your blankets up and punch yourself in the face.”

“The important thing to remember is not to forget.”

“I may look like everybody else but inside my shoes my socks are slipping off.”

“1. Go to the gym. 2. Take 500 selfies. 3. Post a new one every day. 4. Never go to the gym again.”

“I turned my phone onto airplane mode and threw it in the air. Crashed and burned.”

“If you fall I’ll be there. Signed, The Ground.”

“If you think you don’t make a difference, try being a silent letter.”

“In a society that profits from your self-doubt, loving yourself is a rebellious act.”

“Clothes too dirty for the closet, but too clean for the laundry. Welcome to: The Chair.”

“I’ve been single for a while now. I think I’m the one!”

“That mini-heart attack you have when you miss a step on the stairs.”

“Live your dreams. Stay asleep.”

“The secret to inner peace begins with three words. Not My Problem.”

“I’m having people over later to stare at their phones if you want to come by…”

“My soulmate is out there somewhere, pushing a pull door.”

“Don’t overthink things. Square box, round pizza, triangle pieces.”

“Being quirky means you’re a limited edition.”

“A friend told me I was delusional. I almost fell off my unicorn.”

“Fall in love with the one who loves your quirkiness. Not the one who forces you to be normal.”

“I was not made to be subtle.”

“When you doubt yourself go and stand outside. Then you’ll be outstanding.”

“You know you’re an individual when your clothes fit.”

“A five day working week is too long. After Tuesday even the calendar goes WTF.”

“Someday my mind has too many tabs open.”

“If it’s not all about me, who is it about?”

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