Ordinary Quotes

"Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check. But that...

"Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check. But that is not what I have found. It is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love." ~ J.R.R. Tolkien
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"Education is not memorizing that Hitler killed 6million jews.Education is ...

"Education is not memorizing that Hitler killed 6million jews.Education is understanding how millions of ordinary Germans were convinced that it was required. Education is learning how to spot the signs of history repeating itself."
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On hunters: โ€œThe excitement they experience when they mur...

On hunters: โ€œThe excitement they experience when they murder an unarmed animal is entirely due to their deep feelings of inadequacy and impotence in ordinary life.โ€ - John Cleese
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Treat everyday like itโ€™s th...

Treat everyday like itโ€™s the last day of your extraordinary, ordinary life. -About time
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โ€œI do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy ...

โ€œI do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.โ€ - Isaac Newton
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"All extraordinary people in the wor...

"All extraordinary people in the world started out as ordinary people; looking up to extraordinary people." Unknown
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โ€œBe ordinary and do extraordinar...

โ€œBe ordinary and do extraordinary things quietly, not extraordinary and do ordinary things loudlyโ€ - Me
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"One machine can do the work of fifty ...

"One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man." โ€” Elbert Hubbard
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As kids, we imagine small things as huge, fanta...

As kids, we imagine small things as huge, fantastic and interesting. As adults, we imagine huge things as small, ordinary and dull. ~Infinite Radius
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โ€œThe difference between ord...

โ€œThe difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.โ€ - Jimmy Johnson
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"Education is not memorizing that Hitler killed 6million jews.Education is ...

"Education is not memorizing that Hitler killed 6million jews.Education is understanding how millions of ordinary Germans were convinced that it was required. Education is learning how to spot the signs of history repeating itself."
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"If you are careless and lazy now and keep putting things off and always deferring the ...

"If you are careless and lazy now and keep putting things off and always deferring the day after which you will attend to yourself, you will not notice that you are making no progress, but you will live and die as someone quite ordinary." --Epictetus (From Manual 51)
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โ€œBut if there is hope, it lies in ordinary working people. When you put it in wo...

โ€œBut if there is hope, it lies in ordinary working people. When you put it in words it sounds reasonable: it is when you look at the human beings passing you on the pavement that it becomes an act of faith.โ€ โ€• Tony Benn, (Arguments for Socialism)
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A legend is an ordinary ...

A legend is an ordinary person with extraordinary determination. - Trent Shelton
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โ€œBeing An Ordinary Person Is Som...

โ€œBeing An Ordinary Person Is Sometimes The Best Way That Some People Become Extraordinaryโ€-Hassan Patel
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โ€œPoverty frees them from ordinary s...

โ€œPoverty frees them from ordinary standards of behaviour, just as money frees people from work.โ€ - George Orwell.
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"Hardships often prepare ...

"Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny"- C.S. Lewis
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โ€œThe world is a series of miracles, but weโ€™re...

โ€œThe world is a series of miracles, but weโ€™re so used to seeing them that we call them ordinary things.โ€ - Hans Christian Andersen (Snow Queen)
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"In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive ...

"In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich." -Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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"never love anyone wh...

"never love anyone who treats you like you're ordinary" - oscar wilde
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"Anyone can love a rose, but it takes a lot to ...

"Anyone can love a rose, but it takes a lot to love a leaf. It's ordinary to love the beautiful, but it's beautiful to love the ordinary." โ€”Unknown
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โ€œThere are some ideas so absurd that only ...

โ€œThere are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them, no ordinary man could be such a fool.โ€ โ€“ George Orwell
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"Ordinary men hate solitude. But the Master makes use of i...

"Ordinary men hate solitude. But the Master makes use of it, embracing his aloneness, realizing he is one with the whole universe." - Tao Te Ching, 42 (Stephen Mitchell translation)
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"Hardship often prepares an...

"Hardship often prepares an ordinary person for an extraordinary destiny." - C. S. Lewis
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One machine can do the work of fifty o...

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. -- Elbert Hubbard
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"there's a lot of beau...

"there's a lot of beauty in ordinary things,isn't that kinda the point?"
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"[The Noble man] He will say, for instance: 'I may be mistaken of my value, and in the same ...

"[The Noble man] He will say, for instance: 'I may be mistaken of my value, and in the same breath demand my value be acknowledged exactly as I rate it.' This character, with the aid of history of all social strata should see the ordinary man is only what he passes for." - Nietzsche
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"We meet no ordi...

"We meet no ordinary people in our lives." - C. S. Lewis
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โ€œHardships often prepare o...

โ€œHardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.โ€ ~ C.S. Lewis
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"The Master does nothing, yet he leaves nothing...

"The Master does nothing, yet he leaves nothing undone. The ordinary man is always doing things, yet many more are left to be done." - Tao Te Ching
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"The simple act of an ordinary brave man is not to participate in lie...

"The simple act of an ordinary brave man is not to participate in lies, not to support false actions! His rule: Let that come into the world, let it even reign supreme-only not through me." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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"Laws are made for men of ordinary understanding and should, therefore, be construed by th...

"Laws are made for men of ordinary understanding and should, therefore, be construed by the ordinary rules of common sense. Their meaning is not to be sought for in metaphysical subtleties which may make anything mean everything or nothing at pleasure."โ€”Thomas Jefferson (1823)
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"Hardships often prepare o...

"Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny." โ€“ C.S. Lewis
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Leadership is the ability to ...

Leadership is the ability to get extraordinary achievement from ordinary people. -Brain Tracy
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"One machine can do the work of fifty ...

"One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man." โ€” Elbert Hubbard
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โ€œSome believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but th...

โ€œSome believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I have found. It is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love.โ€ -- Gandalf
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The ordinary focus on what th...

The ordinary focus on what theyโ€™re getting. The extraordinary think about who theyโ€™re becoming.
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"An ordinary man seeks freedom through e...

"An ordinary man seeks freedom through enlightenment. An enlightened man expresses freedom through being ordinary." - Adyashanti
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Hardships often prepare o...

Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. โ€“ C.S. Lewis
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"A man can stand anything exc...

"A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days." โ€” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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"Anyone can love a rose, but it takes a lot to ...

"Anyone can love a rose, but it takes a lot to love a leaf. It's ordinary to love the beautiful, but it's beautiful to love the ordinary." โ€“ Unknown
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Does anyone know when Elon Musk sai...

Does anyone know when Elon Musk said"I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary."
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"The difference between o...

"The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra" - Unknown
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"In short, oddities only strike ordinary people. Oddities do not strike o...

"In short, oddities only strike ordinary people. Oddities do not strike odd people. This is why ordinary people have a much more exciting time; while odd people are always complaining of the dulness of life." โ€”G.K. Chesterton
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"The most extraordinary thing in the worl...

"The most extraordinary thing in the world is an ordinary man and an ordinary woman and their ordinary children."--G.K. Chesterton
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"A man can stand anything exc...

"A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days." โ€” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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"To predict the behavior of ordinary people in advance, you only have t...

"To predict the behavior of ordinary people in advance, you only have to assume that they will always try to escape a disagreeable situation with the smallest possible expenditure of intelligence." โ€” Friedrich Nietzsche
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โ€œDarwin was worth more ...

โ€œDarwin was worth more than 30 million ordinary people.โ€ - Bertrand Russell
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I don't think that there's an...

I don't think that there's anything worse then being ordinary. โ€”Angela Hayes, American Beauty
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โ€œNever love anyone wh...

โ€œNever love anyone who treats you like you're ordinary.โ€ โ€• Oscar Wilde
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I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy ...

I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me -sir Newton
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โ€œWe are all ordinary. We are all boring. We are al...

โ€œWe are all ordinary. We are all boring. We are all shy. We are all bold. We are all heroes. We are all helpless. It just depends on the dayโ€ - Brad Meltzer
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Hardships often prepa...

Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.
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"Children hallow small things. A child is a priest of the ordinary, fulfilling a sacred office th...

"Children hallow small things. A child is a priest of the ordinary, fulfilling a sacred office that absolutely no one else can fill. The simplest gesture, the ephemeral movement, the commonest object all become precious beyond words when touched, noticed, lived by one's own dear child." Mike Mason.
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"There's a lot of beau...

"There's a lot of beauty in ordinary things. Isn't that kinda the point?"
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โ€œI am motivated by...

โ€œI am motivated by the fear of being ordinary.โ€ - Addict Chick
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"If you are not willing to ris...

"If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary." - Jim Rohn.
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"To live an enchanted life is to be challenged, to be awakened, to be gripped and shake...

"To live an enchanted life is to be challenged, to be awakened, to be gripped and shaken to the core by the extraordinary which lies at the heart of the ordinary. Above all, to live an enchanted life is to fall in love with the world all over again." (~Sharon Blackie)
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"Saruman believes it is only great power that can hold evil in check. But that is not what I h...

"Saruman believes it is only great power that can hold evil in check. But that is not what I have found. I've found that it is the small things, everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keeps the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love." - Gandalf, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"
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"May Day is not an ordinary day because...

"May Day is not an ordinary day because it is a day that cherishes the extraordinary people, The workers!"-Mehmet Murat ildan
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"Just be ordinary. Eat your food, mov...

"Just be ordinary. Eat your food, move your bowels, pass water, and when you're tired go and lie down." โ€” Linji Yixuan
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One machine can do the work of fifty o...

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. โ€“ Elbert Hubbard
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"Anyone can love a rose, but it takes a lot to ...

"Anyone can love a rose, but it takes a lot to love a leaf. It's ordinary to love the beautiful, but it's beautiful to love the ordinary" - unknown
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"One machine can do the work of fifty ...

"One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man." ~Elbert Hubbard
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โ€œNever love anybody w...

โ€œNever love anybody who treats you like youโ€™re ordinary.โ€ โ€” Oscar Wilde
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The difference betwee...

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
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"A hero is no braver than an ordi...

"A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, be he is braver for five minutes longer." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"If you are not willing to ris...

"If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary." ~ Jim Rohn
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Simple discipline can produce extra ordinary...

Simple discipline can produce extra ordinary results, if followed consistently. We underestimate simplicity and prefer complexity - Unknown
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A free press is the unsleeping guardian of every other men that free man prize; it is t...

A free press is the unsleeping guardian of every other men that free man prize; it is the most dangerous foe of tyranny. Where men have the habit of liberty the Press will continue to be the vigilant guardian of the rights of the ordinary citizen. - Winston Churchill
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โ€œReality doesn't impress me. I only believe in intoxi...

โ€œReality doesn't impress me. I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls.โ€ โ€• Anaรฏs Nin
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