Eccentricities: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 124 pages
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Familiar Quotations EccentricitiesThe English like eccentrics. They just don't like them living next door.ndash;Julian ClaryLike all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.ndash;Queen ElizabethA lot of my peer group think I'm an eccentric bisexual, like I may even have an ammonia-filled tentacle somewhere on my body. That's okay.ndash;Robert Downey, Jr.No one can be profoundly original who does not avoid eccentricity.ndash;Andreacute; MauroisDo not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.ndash;Bertrand RussellBe virtuous and you will be eccentric.ndash;Mark TwainEccentricities ndash; ErraticHe followed in his father's footsteps, but his gait was somewhat erratic.ndash;Nicolas BentleyA leader is one who, out of madness or goodness, volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. There are few men so foolish, hence the erratic quality of leadership in the world.ndash;John Updike Use in Literature EccentricitiesHere, in spite of the most virtuous resolutions not to be technical, we must attempt a technicality, because without it, one of the most interesting eccentricities of Chartres would be lost.ndash;Henry Adams in Mont-Saint-Michel And Chartres.He's really quite eccentric.ndash;Grant Allen in The British Barbarians.Tom and he were for ever sparring, yet neither could have done without the other; and there was something comical about Tom's disposition which well suited his master's eccentric and changeable moods.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Words of Cheer for the Tempted, the Toiling, and the Sorrowing.

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