Top 60 Oddly Quotes

Here we have the best Oddly Quotes from famous authors such as Gord Downie, Jane Siberry, Barry Humphries, Douglas Tompkins, Mustafa Ali. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

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Rock ‘n’ roll is not unlike love. You find it oddly strangely comforting that no matter how old you get, when it comes to matters of the heart, you’re always 15 inside.

Anything that activates the joy center in the brain makes you happy, and therefore protects you. Oddly enough, that’s what they do in ‘Harry Potter‘: The nurse gives the kids chocolates when they’ve been near the Dementors!

Oddly enough, Dame Edna is not interested in show business. Her friends in Los Angeles are mostly in the world of petroleum. She used to have some acting friends. Sadly, Joan Rivers has passed on. Larry Hagman was a close friend. A number of others.

When we began working on Parque Pumalin, rumours flew that we were establishing a nuclear waste site for the United States or, oddly for Episcopalians, which we both are, setting up a Jewish state. It would be funny if these theories weren’t being taken very seriously.

I’m oddly comfortable in the ring.

Oddly, a search for ‘jeggings’ in my email inbox shows that my first exposure to the phenomenon came from – wait for it – Mike Allen of ‘Politico,’ who helpfully explained the concept on December 20, 2009.

Mesh networking is an old idea. Oddly enough, the low-cost XO Laptop built by the ‘One Laptop Per Child’ organization – the so-called $100 laptop – was designed with built-in mesh networking. The idea with the XO machine was that many kids using those laptops would be out in rural areas without reliable Internet access.

It’s very difficult to break into motion pictures, but it’s oddly easier for directors today because of independent films and cable, who have inherited for the most part those films of substance that the studios are reluctant to finance.

Mark Rydell
My first inkling of what the Commonwealth might really mean came only when I escaped the oddly British-tinged Asia I had known and went to live in the Philippines.

There’s a reason for Art Garfunkel’s oddly shaped hair. It hides a very big brain.

I love having a big family. I think it’s easier, oddly, in some ways, having three children as opposed to one.

Paris, as always, is swarming with Americans, and these days, it’s also swarming with hamburgers. Oddly, though, it’s not typically the Americans who are pursuing the perfect burger on the perfect bun with the obligatory side of perfect coleslaw; the Americans are pursuing the perfect blanquette de veau.

It’s arguing, in a very good and positive way. It’s sort of sitting down and pulling an argument apart. I think that’s a very oddly Jewish thing. And it’s the chaos of family and a slight sort of cosy messiness of it all.

Oddly, I’m not a huge fan of Brisbane in Australia. I can’t quite put my finger on why – it just seemed to lack verve, and I don’t have any great desire to go back.

I’ve done about six comedies. Oddly enough, the script came to me from one of the guys in Platoon.

I don’t think American poetry has gotten any better in the past 35 years. Oddly enough, creative writing programs seem to have been good for fiction, and I would not have predicted that.

Oddly enough, I have really bad stage frightgetting up in front of people. And I made a living going on live television.

Reality does not easily give up meaning; it’s the biographer’s job to clobber it into submission. You’re meant not only to tame it but to extract substance, to identify cause and axiomatic effect. You subsist on the tactical omissions, the hollow words, the oddly unconnected dots.

I do not like attention. Oddly enough, I do everything I can to avoid it.

Oddly enough, my favorite genre is not fiction. I’m attracted by primary sources that are relevant to historical questions of interest to me, by famous old books on philosophy or theology that I want to see with my own eyes, by essays on contemporary science, by the literatures of antiquity.

Some of my other heroes around that time were, oddly enough, Frank Sinatra, Nat Cole and people like that – I was always more inclined to listen to ballads.

William Bell
It’s impossible to make a living in the arts unless you make a fortune. There’s almost no in-between. Writers are either broke or rolling in it. Oddly, you can’t tell them apart.

Oddly I’ve been DJ-ing for many years, actually, but not many people know about it because if you go and DJ in a club and you’ve got 2000 people in there, then obviously about 2000 people know that you’re a DJ.

Getting all dressed up and putting on fancy clothes – all of that’s a great thing, but oddly, it doesn’t really have a lot to do with acting most of the time.

Oddly, I think that a lot of the haters of EDM and DJs are actually within the world of electronic music.

Carrying a movie is both a great privilege, it’s a great opportunity, but it can be a great pressure, and sometimes that can make people behave very oddly.

All my plays have these titles that are oddly tricky. I like that something can look like one thing but mean two different things. Language is really unstable in that way.

There were points in my life where I felt oddly irresistible to women. I’m not in that state now and that makes me sad.

I’m a bit of a coward, and lazy, oddly enough.

People used to feel oddly empowered to tell me all the reasons I couldn’t win. Because I was a woman. Because I was a lesbian. Because I was from the West Side of Manhattan.

I guess I’m odd-looking. I’m skinny. But I’m not only skinny – I’m oddly shaped.

I have, oddly, two ski housestrying to sell one.

Oddly my name has been no professional help at all! It seems to have made no difference. I admire him hugely, both for his benevolence and his enormous psychological perception.

Joanna Trollope
Oddly, the meanings of books are defined for me much more by their beginnings and middles than they are by their endings.

When you become successful on the level that Fleetwood Mac did, it gives you financial freedom, which should allow you to follow your impulses. But oddly enough, they become much harder to follow.

I grew up with two different parakeets – one that lived for five years, and one that lived for 13 years – so I always had a bit of an attraction to birds and it’s an oddly good fit to be in a movie about birdwatchers.

I’m a kind of double-breasted rebel in that I’ve always believed the important thing is that generations react against one another. For instance, there was always something oddly creative about the fact that Hanoverian sons hated their fathers so much.

I paint German artists whom I admire. I paint their pictures, their work as painters, and their portraits too. But oddly enough, each of these portraits ends up as a picture of a woman with blonde hair. I myself have never been able to work out why this happens.

Georg Baselitz
I became famous for the fact that I would break many, many limits. People said, ‘He does all these crazy things.’ But oddly it was a crazy thing only because scientists and climbers said, ‘Everest and the 8,000-meter peaks without oxygen – impossible. Messner is becoming sick in his head.’

Only an artist as preternaturally acute and copacetic, as oddly visionary and just odd as Richard Artschwager, would be able to lay out the whole course of human evolution and have it make some kind of sense while also seeming like a dazzling insight.

I like the Victory rolls, beehive, pompadour – all of that stuff. It’s just cool. And actually, with ethnic hair, oddly enough, it works so well because I don’t have to tease my hair to get body.

Sports is remarkably cognitive. I think it’s underrated just how smart it is. Actually, if I had more time, I would spend more time with sports. Watching it, reading about it, I think it’s oddly underrated.

Oddly enough, MS has made my life so much better than it was before. I now appreciate what I have and I am not running around like a rat in a maze.

Besides Spiderman and Batman, ‘The Flash‘ has, hands down, the best villains. You could do a TV show about The Rogues, and there’s enough depth and interest and oddly honor amongst those characters that I think people will watch that show.

Andrew Kreisberg
Oddly enough, government policy helped get the fast food outlets into the city. Very well-intentioned small business administration loans to encourage minority business ownership. The easiest business to get into is opening a fast-food franchise in the inner city.

Oddly enough, my grandfather probably had more of an influence on me than my father.

The Indians seemed to be living in a place and in a way that was of immense importance to me. So I associate learning to read – English, oddly enough – with wanting to know about Indians. I’m still growing into it. I’ve never outgrown that.

I used to have a theory in my mind that if no serious move had happened before I was 38 – not 40, oddly – then I would move into management or something. Fortunately, I was offered ‘The Frost Report‘ when I was 37, so that was a close thing, too.

Oddly enough, I never studied writing. I studied almost everything except writing.

Oddly enough, Bruce Lee wrote some great philosophy.

Simply the Best’ has always been one of my favourite songs and a song that I’ve always thought was far deeper than what you imagine it to be at first listen. I found the lyrics to be really, oddly beautiful, considering you rarely stop and think about them.

Oddly enough, Asians are a much smaller ‘minority’ than African Americans in this country. But because Asians are so successful, college admission officers don’t feel sorry for them, so they are not a preferred ‘minority.’

Oddly enough you’d think, now that I wasn’t training professionally, I’d be able to enjoy a lie-in at the weekend, but I actually slept more when I was competing because I was so tired.

As an actor, you live a little bit of a cloistered life. It’s a lonely life. You oddly, strangely find yourself all alone, quite often, with a lot of time to think.

I do think, oddly, that a comedic actor has a better chance of pulling off a dramatic role than a great dramatic actor has of being able to pull off a highly comedic role.

I love clothes – I love shopping for clothes, I love wearing clothes, I love talking about clothes – but oddly, putting on the dress and walking around in front of people, that’s the place where I’m most uncomfortable.

I have a particular love of an actor that I did work with, oddly, in ‘Donnie Brasco,’ who has since become a wonderful talent: Paul Giamatti. I would love to do a whole movie with Paul Giamatti.

Mike Newell
I think comedy‘s harder to pull off on the screen than on the stage, anyway. Tragedy is easier on the screen… oddly enough.

I’ve been shocked by film actors – 25 and under – having such confidence and cockiness to rewrite a scene. My background is more about the director being in control. It’s all about yielding. It’s an oddly submissive relationship in which you’re moulded, Pygmalion-style.

I’ve always wanted to do, oddly enough, a live variety show, but only with a live audience.