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uniqueness Quotes

29 of the best book quotes about uniqueness
  1. #1
    “The only thing was, she didn’t really want to see the future. What she wanted was to see something no one else could see or would see, and maybe that was asking for more magic that was in the world.”
  2. #2
    “Every eye sees its own special vision;
    every ear hears a most different song.
    In each man’s troubled heart, and incision
    would reveal a unique, shameful wrong.”
  3. #3
    “I have always been ridiculous, and I have known it, perhaps, from the hour I was born.”
  4. #4
    “Every man has a history worth knowing, if he could tell it, or if we could draw it from him.”
  5. #5
    “That is another of your odd notions,” said the Prefect, who had a fashion of calling every thing “odd” that was beyond his comprehension, and thus lived amid an absolute legion of “oddities.”
  6. #6
    “Could you ask your friend to do his exercises somewhere else? I shall be having lunch directly, and don’t want it bounced on just before I begin. A trifling matter, and fussy of me, but we all have our little ways.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    character
    Eeyore
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    fooduniqueness
  7. #7
    “The particularity of our problems can be made bearable only through the recognition of our universal humanity. We suffer uniquely, but we survive the same way.”
  1. #8
    “The particularity of our problems can be made bearable only through the recognition of our universal humanity. We suffer uniquely, but we survive the same way.”
  2. #9
    “What is unique about the ‘I’ hides itself exactly in what is unimaginable about a person. All we are able to imagine is what makes everyone like everyone else, what people have in common. The individual ‘I’ is what differs from the common stock, that is, what cannot be guessed at or calculated, what must be unveiled, uncovered, conquered.”
  3. #10
    The soldiers were all exactly alike, excepting one, who had only one leg; he had been left to the last, and then there was not enough of the melted tin to finish him, so they made him to stand firmly on one leg, and this caused him to be very remarkable.
  4. #11
    “Respect is not fear and awe; it denotes, in accordance with the root of the word (respicere = to look at), the ability to see a person as he is, to be aware of his individuality and uniqueness.”
  5. #12
    “By the time he was twelve years old his parents had grown used to him. Indeed, so strong is the force of custom that they no longer felt that he was different from any other child – except when some curious anomaly reminded them of the fact.”
  6. #13
    “Stories are as unique as the people who tell them, and the best stories are in which the ending is a surprise.”
  7. #14
    “The odds is gone,
    And there is nothing left remarkable
    Beneath the visiting moon.”
  1. #15
    ″‘My dear child,’ said the king, “you must be aware by this time that you are not exactly like other people.‘”
  2. #16
    “‘He was a wonderful man. And when a man is that special, you know it sooner than you think possible. You recognize it instinctively, and you’re certain that no matter what happens, there will never be another one like him.’”
  3. #17
    “Who wants to want according to a little table?”
  4. #18
    “She was not truly a cheerleader, but Stargirl dressed like one.”
  5. #19
    “She laughed when there was no joke. She danced when there was no music. She had no friends, yet she was the friendliest person in school. In her answers in class, she often spoke of sea horses and stars, but she did not know what a football was . . .”
  6. #20
    “She was elusive. She was today. She was tomorrow. She was the faintest scent of a cactus flower, the flitting shadow of an elf owl. We did not know what to make of her. In our minds we tried to pin her to a corkboard like a butterfly, but the pin merely went through and away she flew.”
  7. #21
    “Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated. Thus, everyone’s task is unique as is his specific opportunity to implement it.”
  1. #22
    “I wish that you were my sister. I’d teach you to have some confidence in yourself. The different people are not like other people, but being different is nothing to be ashamed of. Because other people are not such wonderful people. They’re one hundred times one thousand. You’re one times one! They walk all over the earth. You just stay here. They’re common as—weeds, but—you—well, you’re—Blue Roses!”
  2. #23
    “I get glimpses of the horror of normalcy. Each of these innocents on the street is engulfed by a terror of their own ordinariness. They would do anything to be unique.”
  3. #24
    ″ I feel ... I have vegetables instead of ears, like large broccoli sticking out of my head. ”
  4. #25
    “He was prepared to joke with them, to tell them stories from his journeyman years, and in turn to listen to their stories, anything just so as to keep them awake, to be able to show them again and again that he had nothing edible in the cage, and that he starved in a way that not one of them could.”
  5. #26
    “Books are a uniquely portable magic.”
  6. #27
    Sutra 4.15: vastu-sâmye citta-bhedât tayor vibhaktah panthâh
    Translation: Although individuals perceive the same objects, these objects are perceived in different ways, because those minds are each unique and beautifully diverse.
  7. #28
    “Dance as though EVERYBODY is watching. March to the beat of your own drummer. And stubbornly refuse to fit in.”
  8. #29
    ″(Their relationship) existed to no one but themselves: it seemed something sacred, and fought-for, and unique to them…in it, he played a role for one other person, and that person was his only audience, and no one else ever saw it, no matter how much they thought they might.”
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