65 Strange Quotes On Success In Life

These strange quotes will inspire you. Strange, unfamiliar sense or unusual or surprising in a way that is unsettling or hard to understand.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging strange quotes, strange sayings, and strange proverbs.

Best Strange Quotes

  1. “Thirty was so strange for me. I’ve really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  2. “I’m not strange, weird, off, nor crazy, my reality is just different from yours.” ~ Lewis Carroll
  3. “Arguing is a game that two can play at. But it is a strange game in that neither opponent ever wins.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  4. “When you look closely people are so strange & so complicated that they’re actually beautiful.” ~ Khalil Gibran

  5. “The strangest thing about strange things is that they’re only strange when you hear about them or think about them later, but never when you’re living them.” ~ Lori Lansens , Strange quotes make you think
  6. “We know so very little about this strange planet we live on, this haunted world where all answers lead only to more mystery.” ~ Edward Abbey
  7. “If you haven’t found something strange during the day, it hasn’t been much of a day.” ~ John Archibald Wheeler
  8. “What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness.” ~ Leo Tolstoy

  9. “People fear death even more than pain. It’s strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. Yeah, I guess it is a friend.” ~ Jim Morrison
  10. “I think, actually, everyone starts out with some strange in them. It’s just whether or not you decide to keep it.” ~ Katherine Rundell
  11. “Sometimes blessings come in strange packages.” ~ Jordan Peele
  12. “Well, my deliberate opinion is – it’s a jolly strange world.” ~ Arnold Bennett

  13. “It’s a strange lesson to learn in life that your differences, the things that make you feel uncomfortable about yourself are what will help you to grow into who you are. Those are your gifts.” ~ Cyndi Lauper
  14. “Isn’t it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow?” ~ Albert Einstein
  15. “At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done, then they begin to hope it can be done, then they see it can be done–then it is done and all the world wonders why it was not done centuries ago.” ~ Frances Hodgson Burnett
  16. “Hope is a strange invention – A Patent of the Heart – In unremitting action Yet never wearing out” ~ Emily Dickinson

  17. “How strange and foolish is man. He loses his health in gaining wealth. Then to regain health he wastes his wealth. He ruins is present while worrying about his future – but weeps in the future by recalling his past. He lives as though death shall never come to him – but dies in a way as if he were never born.” ~ Ali ibn Abi Talib
  18. “Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant filled with odd little waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don’t always like.” ~ Daniel Handler
  19. “I used to think I was the strangest person in the world but then I thought there are so many people in the world, there must be someone just like me who feels bizarre and flawed in the same ways I do. I would imagine her, and imagine that she must be out there thinking of me too. Well, I hope that if you are out there and read this and know that, yes, it’s true I’m here, and I’m just as strange as you.” ~ Frida Kahlo
  20. “That is not dead which can eternal lie, And with strange aeons even death may die.” ~ H. P. Lovecraft

  21. “There is a science of war, but how strange that there isn’t a science of peace. There are colleges of war; why can’t we study peace?” ~ Audrey Hepburn
  22. “In life you get one take, and it’s perfect. It’s strange, afterwards you might think I shouldn’t have reacted that way, but that’s the way you reacted. That’s your take; that’s all you get.” ~ Nick Flynn
  23. “The road to wisdom is paved with excess. The mark of a true writer is their ability to mystify the familiar and familiarize the strange.” ~ Walt Whitman
  24. “All say, ‘how hard it is that we have to die’ — a strange complaint to come from the mouths of those who have had to live.” ~ Mark Twain

  25. “We’re a strange animal, so often destroying what we love for selfish ends, and yet tantalized by the sense that there are other choices if only we had strength to make them. In the politics of 400 years ago, we find the same questions we battle with today.” ~ Roland Joffe
  26. “Go to church once a week and nobody pays attention. Worship God seven days a week and you become strange!” ~ Aiden Wilson Tozer
  27. “Romance is the combination of something that is strange with something that is secure.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  28. “Fate is not quite as strange as it appears!” ~ John McLeod

  29. “O Time and change! – with hair as gray as was my sire’s that winter day, how strange it seems, with so much gone of life and love, to still live on!” ~ John Greenleaf Whittier , Strange quotes love
  30. “Do not reject anything because it is new or strange, and do not sneer nor jeer at what comes from the Lord, for if we do, we endanger our salvation.” ~ Brigham Young
  31. “Spite is a little word, but it represents as strange a jumble of feelings and compound of discords, as any polysyllable in the language.” ~ Charles Dickens
  32. “Strange! that what is enjoyed without pleasure cannot be discontinued without pain!” ~ Hannah More

  33. “It’s a strange world. Some people get rich and others eat sh** and die.” ~ Hunter S. Thompson
  34. “It was a narrow world, a world that was standing still. But the narrower it became, the more it betook of stillness, the more this world that enveloped me seemed to overflow with things and people that could only be called strange. They had been there all the while, it seemed, waiting in the shadows for me to stop moving. And every time the wind-up bird came to my yard to wind its spring, the world descended more deeply into chaos.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  35. “Inanimate objects sometimes appear endowed with a strange power of sight. A statue notices, a tower watches, the face of an edifice contemplates.” ~ Victor Hugo
  36. “How strange it is to be anything at all.” ~ Jeff Mangum

  37. “But aren’t many gardens beautiful because they are imperfect?…aren’t the strange, new flowers that arise by mistake or misadventure as pleasing as the well-tended and planned?” ~ Libba Bray
  38. “You’ll get mixed up, of course, as you already know. You’ll get mixed up with many strange birds as you go. So be sure when you step. Step with care and great tact and remember that Life’s a Great Balancing Act. Just never forget to be dexterous and deft. And never mix up your right foot with your left.” ~ Dr. Seuss , Life is strange quotes
  39. “Strange how love coexists with hate, how they render each other mute, how the swilling of them together makes a new and softer, sympathetic thing.” ~ Sonya Hartnett
  40. “There is nothing strange in the circle being the origin of any and every marvel.” ~ Aristotle

  41. “It was strange, I reflected.. that even in the weirdest circumstances, the most troubling episodes of one’s life, the greatest divides from home and familiarity, there were these moments of undeniable joy.” ~ Elizabeth Kostova
  42. “A few drinks later you’re not so choosy when the closing lights strip off the shadows on this strange new flesh you’ve found.” ~ Joni Mitchell
  43. “No shame in saying that I felt a loneliness drifting through me. Funny how it was, everyone perched in their own little world with the deep need to talk, each person with their own tale, beginning in some strange middle point, then trying so hard to tell it all, to have it all make sense, logical and final.” ~ Colum McCann
  44. “Yes, hope is a strange thing. Peace at last. But at what price?” ~ Khaled Hosseini

  45. “The other day I was down by the Hudson River, and I see two nuns in full habit rollerblading down the street holding hands. And I’m like, ‘Oh, my God, I get it. The world is surreal and beautiful. And everything is fine.'” ~ Regina Spektor
  46. “It has always seemed strange to me… the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second.” ~ John Steinbeck
  47. “One of the most amazing things ever said on this earth is Jesus’s statement: “He that is greatest among you shall be your servant.” Nobody has one chance in a billion of being thought really great after a century has passed except those who have been the servants of all. That strange realist from Bethlehem knew that.” ~ Harry Emerson Fosdick
  48. “Do not allow negative thoughts to enter your mind for they are the weeds that strange confidence.” ~ Bruce Lee

  49. “Recounting the strange is like telling one’s dreams: one can communicate the events of a dream, but not the emotional content, the way that a dream can colour one’s entire day.” ~ Neil Gaiman
  50. “A Pentagon official once said the people who would actually push the button probably have never seen a person die. He said the only hope -and it’s a strange thought – is if they put the button to launch the nuclear war behind a man’s heart. The President, then, with a rusty knife, would have to cut out the man’s heart, kill the man, to get to the button.” ~ Robin Williams
  51. “When the end comes, I hope it’s as strange as that. I hope that the sky tears open and the world is washed with colors that we’ve never seen before.” ~ Joey Comeau
  52. “How sad, how strange, we make companions out of air and hurt them, so they will defy us, completing creation.” ~ John Updike

  53. “Strange: how when a light is extinguished, it’s immediately as if it has never been. Darkness fills in again, complete.” ~ Joyce Carol Oates
  54. “It’s a strange thought that sometimes God trusts us more than we trust Him. God trusts you – can you trust Him?” ~ Beth Moore
  55. “Keep my word’ is such a strange expression. At first glance, it just means ‘Be true to what you agreed on. But it could also mean, ‘Hold your words back.’ Keep them in. Let your actions speak instead.” ~ Peter Gould
  56. “There is nothing strange, creepy, or inappropriate about John Travolta .” ~ Scarlett Johansson

  57. “Words are poor interpreters in the realms of emotion. When all words end, music begins; when they suggest, it realizes; and hence is the secret of its strange, inexpressible power.” ~ Hugh Reginald Haweis
  58. “Michael Vick may enjoy watching dogs fight. Someone else may find that repulsive but see nothing wrong with eating an animal who has had a life as full of pain and suffering as the lives of the fighting dogs. It’s strange that we regard the latter as morally different from, and superior to, the former.” ~ Gary L. Francione
  59. “A stranger here Strange things doth meet, strange glories see; Strange treasures lodged in this fair world appear, Strange all, and new to me. But that they mine should be, who nothing was, That strangest is of all, yet brought to pass.” ~ Thomas Traherne
  60. “Life works on strange laws of nature (Karma). One never knows when a friend turns enemy & vice-versa. Rely on your Self; self-reliance” ~ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

  61. “I’m certainly very influenced by what you would call ‘contemporary headline horror,’ stuff that is true crime or for one reason or another catches our attention in the media, those strange cases that we end up obsessing about. I’m always influenced by weird anecdotes and news.” ~ Dan Chaon
  62. “There’s no such thing as a perfect guy. I think it would be strange if somebody was absolutely everything you always wanted because then there’d be no challenge. Also, you’d feel inferior.” ~ Jessica Alba
  63. “Strange is the man who practices his religion.” ~ Mark Twain

  64. “It is strange how few people make more than a casual cult of enjoying Nature. And yet the earth is actually and literally the mother of us all. One needs no strange spiritual faith to worship the earth.” ~ John Cowper Powys
  65. “Music was a thing of the soul — a rose-lipped shell that murmured of the eternal sea — a strange bird singing the songs of another shore.” ~ J. G. Holland

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