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Welcome to these Extraordinary Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
- Jimmy Johnson

Related topics: Positive

Do not think that love,
in order to be genuine,
has to be extraordinary.
What we need is to love without getting tired.
- Mother Teresa

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.
No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
- Elbert Hubbard

Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary,
great minds with the ordinary.
- Blaise Pascal

 

It is extraordinary that when you are acquainted with
a whole family you can forget about them.
- Gertrude Stein

Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God
gives us to control our fears,
not to oust them.
- Vincent McNabb

There are no extraordinary men...
just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.
- William Halsey


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What is a miracle? To some, it is an act of God.
To others, something amazing, extraordinary, or unexpected.
To me, Life is a miracle.
Everything that happens is a miracle.
There is no reason for me to exist as I do -
no reason for humanity, the universe, or the laws of Nature.
Energy, mass, gravity and the rest of existence
are all so improbable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary
thing called love and feel the depth,
the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that
for you the world is transformed.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

Little minds are interested in the extraordinary;
great minds in the commonplace.
- Elbert Hubbard

I am an ordinary person who has been blessed with extraordinary
opportunities and experiences.
Today is one of those experiences.
- Sonia Sotomayor

Could we have entered into the mind of Sir Isaac Newton,
and have traced all the steps by which he produced his great works,
we might see nothing very extraordinary in the process.
- Joseph Priestley

Guns are neat little things, aren't they? They can
kill extraordinary people with very little effort.
- John W. Hinckley, Jr.

Children are a wonderful gift.
They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the
heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
- Desmond Tutu

I look for something that is highly unusual,
involving ordinary people caught in extraordinary situations.
- Walter Lord

One of our problems is our sense of discipline -
dancers have an extraordinary sense of self-discipline.
- Siobhan Davies

I was fortunate to find an extraordinary mathematics
and applied mathematics program in Toronto.
- Walter Kohn

I had such extraordinary breaks from the moment I entered the theater.
- Dorothy McGuire

People do not decide to become extraordinary.
They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.
- Edmund Hillary

Even then, our family was extraordinary,
with ten kids.
- Mink Stole

I always feel the desire to look for the extraordinary in ordinary things;
to suggest,
not to impose, to leave always a slight touch of mystery in my paintings.
- Balthus

God like Us suffers the ambition to make a destiny
more extraordinary than was conceived for Him,
yes God is like Me, only more so.
- Norman Mailer

I seem to have been everywhere in the last 30 years,
maybe not in the epicenter but flying around the periphery
of extraordinary events and equally extraordinary people.
- Rupert Everett

It's populated by people who, by and large,
have terrific communication skills.
Every day is an extraordinary day.
For me, it was just a great area for storytelling.
- Aaron Sorkin

Jane Austen was an extraordinary woman;
to actually be able to survive as a novelist in those days -
unmarried -
was just unheard of.
- Julie Walters

We are very fortunate to be recognized here in such
an extraordinary manner for work that we enjoy.
- Sidney Altman

Whereas painting is a more rarefied art form,
with a limited audience, I recognized film as this
extraordinary social tool that could reach tremendous numbers of people.
- Kathryn Bigelow

Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are
extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

In the Scottish Orkneys, the little stone houses with
their single large room and central hearth had an extraordinary
range of built-in furniture.
- Stephen Gardiner

Gender consciousness has become involved in almost
every intellectual field:
history,
literature, science, anthropology.
There's been an extraordinary advance.
- Clifford Geertz

It is extraordinary that whole populations have no projects for the future,
none at all.
It certainly is extraordinary, but it is certainly true.
- Gertrude Stein

Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities.
Seize common occasions and make them great.
Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.
- Orison Swett Marden

But generally I am fine with a capital F;
probably in extraordinary shape for a man of my age.
- Malcolm Boyd

I am convinced that, except in a few extraordinary cases,
one form or another of an unhappy childhood is essential
to the formation of exceptional gifts.
- Thornton Wilder

I think it's the most extraordinary studio around.
I would love to do my next project with Pixar.
- Brad Bird

My sisters and I were fortunate to travel through Asia
and Europe at very young ages.
We confronted extraordinary beauty in Athens and unspeakable poverty in India.
- Mary Chapin Carpenter

The idea of the extraordinary happening in the context
of the ordinary is what's fascinating to me.
- Chris Van Allsburg

The Gershwin legacy is extraordinary because George Gershwin died in 1937,
but his music is as fresh and vital today as when he originally created it.
- Michael Feinstein

I wanted to look at them because I feel,
internally, that I am an ordinary person who has had an extraordinary life.
- Sidney Poitier

It's extraordinary how inventive one can be with ethanol right now.
- Daniel Yergin

I wasn't playing a drag queen - I was playing an extraordinary performer.
- John Lone

Certainly coming to America has been extraordinary.
- Tim Roth

To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind
to extraordinary sanctity and virtue must seem...
ridiculous.
- William Hazlitt

One of the most extraordinary things about being a
spiritual teacher is the rare privilege of being able
to look deeply into the very souls of many human beings at the same time.
- Andrew Cohen

Reality is always extraordinary.
- Mary Ellen Mark

We are today, in this country, convulsed by the situation in Iraq.
It is an extraordinary crisis.
It is taxing our men and women in uniform,
and it is certainly taxing our resolve.
- Jack Reed

The elasticity of Shakespeare is extraordinary.
- Kenneth Branagh

We've seen in the last half century an incredible shift.
This is just an extraordinary time to be alive.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Occasionally if you do something extraordinary,
the crew responds with spontaneous applause,
but that's very rare.
- Claudia Christian

Hamilton had one of those extraordinary 18th-century
minds that touched on virtually every major topic of the day.
- Ron Chernow

I think the Iraqi people have shown extraordinary patience
and courage in the last few months.
They have really put a political system on the way to success,
to a real democracy here.
- Paul Bremer

It's very strong after the birth.
It's extraordinary.
You can't watch anything to do with kids being harmed.
- Julie Walters

We all have the extraordinary coded within us,
waiting to be released.
- Jean Houston

It's extraordinary to look into a baby's face and see
a piece of your flesh and your spirit.
It makes you realize you are a part of the human race.
- Liam Neeson

There's just something extraordinary about that Selma Hayek.
- Woody Harrelson

The most absurd and reckless aspirations have sometimes
led to extraordinary success.
- Marquis De Vauvenargues

An extraordinary amount of arrogance is present in
any claim of having been the first in inventing something.
- Benoit Mandelbrot

I am, as I've said, merely competent.
But in an age of incompetence, that makes me extraordinary.
- Billy Joel

Don't wait for extraordinary circumstance to do good;
try to use ordinary situations.
- Charles Richter

I really do think that any deep crisis is an opportunity
to make your life extraordinary in some way.
- Martha Beck

It's an extraordinary thing about Mozart is that you never tire of him...
he never bores me, and he doesn't...
not only bore me, that's too strong a word.
- Peter Shaffer

Democracy is an extraordinary adventure.
It's difficult, full of daring and risk and danger.
But it's the greatest gift we have.
- Jon Voight

I don't have the time to tell you all the things I've learned from this cast.
It's an extraordinary ensemble because we all support each other so well.
- David Hyde Pierce

I have this extraordinary curiosity about all subjects
of the natural and human world and the interaction
between the physical sciences and the social sciences.
- Ian Hacking

The product of extraordinary wealth allied to a taste for the sumptuous.
- R. W. Apple, Jr.

Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins,
but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces.
- Matthew Henry

I stand on the shoulders of countless people,
yet there is one extraordinary person who is my life aspiration -
that person is my mother,
Celina Sotomayor.
- Sonia Sotomayor

It takes an extraordinary intelligence to contemplate the obvious.
- Alfred North Whitehead

It has been extraordinary, wonderful,
I've been three feet off the ground since I made that first record.
- Vanessa Paradis

But Racine's extraordinary powers as a writer become
still more obvious when we consider that besides being
a great poet he is also a great psychologist.
- Lytton Strachey

I had Courtney Love's left bosom out of her dress on my plate in front of me.
It was extraordinary.
I didn't know where to look.
- Hugh Grant


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