Strange Sayings and Quotes

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

Tis strange,-but true; for truth is always strange; Stranger than fiction: if it could be told, How much would novels gain by the exchange! How differently the world would men behold! George Gordon Byron
It's strange how time can make a place shrink, make its strangeness ordinary. Veronica Roth
The Beautiful is always strange. Charles Baudelaire
Strange enlightenments are vouchsafed to those who seek the higher places. Flann O'Brien
All things are strange which are worth knowing. Catherynne M. Valente
Among the strange things of this world, nothing seems more strange than that men pursuing happiness should knowingly quit the right and take a wrong road, and frequently do what their judgments neither approve nor prefer. John Jay
What a strange thing it is to recognize a sound like the shriek of a wounded animal, when you've never heard the shriek of a wounded animal. John L'Heureux
Life is stranger than biology textbooks. David Rains Wallace
Some are born weird, some achieve it, others have weirdness thrust upon them. Dick Francis
Looking in the mirror is very strange; we see only what we choose to see, good or bad. Bonnie Langford
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't. Mark Twain
Black and white creates a strange dreamscape that color never can. Jack Antonoff
What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness. Leo Tolstoy
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
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
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
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
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
Strange how love coexists with hate, how they render eachother mute, how the swilling of them together makes a new and softer, sympathetic thing. Sonya Hartnett
It's a strange thought that sometimes God trusts us more than we trust Him. God trusts you - can you trust Him? Beth Moore
If you haven't found something strange during the day, it hasn't been much of a day. John Archibald Wheeler
It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting. Elizabeth Taylor
Strange how complicated we can make things just to avoid showing what we feel! Erich Maria Remarque
If we are alone, we become more alone. Life is strange Paulo Coelho
The truth was stranger than the official fiction. Dean Koontz
Aren't most wonderful things a little bit strange? Katie Henry
It's amazing how easy the truth is to accept...No matter how strange. KC Randall
Strange dreams are better than no dreams at all Vera Nazarian
Solitude has its own very strange beauty to it. Liv Tyler
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. Jim Morrison