Extraordinary Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old extraordinary quotes, extraordinary sayings, and extraordinary proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Good enough is never good enough, when extraordinary is expected and is the standard. Ty Howard
It is strange that only extraordinary men make the discoveries, which later appear so easy and simple. Georg C. Lichtenberg
There are no extraordinary men just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with. William Halsey
When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself. Jacques Yves Cousteau
Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins, but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces. Matthew Henry
To find extraordinary things, go to the ordinary streets! Mehmet Murat ildan
Extraordinary accomplishments are only achieved when we are able to overcome extraordinary challenges. O. J. Brigance
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence. Carl Sagan
We all have the extraordinary coded within us, waiting to be released. Jean Houston
The virtue of a man ought to be measured not by his extraordinary exertions, but by his every-day conduct. Blaise Pascal
Extraordinary allegations require extraordinary evidence. Lance Armstrong
You can only accomplish extraordinary things by involving excellent people who can do things that you cannot. James Carville
It takes an extraordinary intelligence to contemplate the obvious. Alfred North Whitehead
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra. Jimmy Johnson
To live an extraordinary life, you must resist an ordinary approach. Frank McKinney
Extraordinary people visualize not what is possible or probable, but rather what is impossible. And by visualizing the impossible, they begin to see it as possible. Cherie Carter-Scott
Sometimes the most ordinary things could be made extraordinary, simply by doin them with the right people. Nicholas Sparks
Only an extraordinary person can turn opportunity into reality. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. Elbert Hubbard
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light. Albert Schweitzer
Extraordinary rains pretty generally fall after great battles. Plutarch
Behind extraordinary achievement you'll always discover extraordinary effort. Anonymous
An extraordinary life is all about daily, continuous improvements in the areas that matter most. Robin Sharma
The ordinary are here to fit into the world; the extraordinary are here to create their own worlds. Matshona Dhliwayo
We must overcome the notion that we must be regular it robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to the mediocre. Uta Hagen
Extraordinary moves of God begin with ordinary acts of obedience. Steven Furtick
Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it. Robertson Davies
Something extraordinary happens when you dramatically increase the focus, drive, and intention you bring to your life, work and relationships. Brendon Burchard
People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things. Edmund Hillary
One of the extraordinary things about human events is that the unthinkable becomes thinkable. Salman Rushdie
Extraordinary things are always hiding in places people never think to look. Jodi Picoult
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them. Paulo Coelho
It is remarkable how quickly extraordinary things turn ordinary. Nathan Hill