The world thinks eccentricity in great things is genius, but in small things, only crazy.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873) British politician, poet and critic.
People of uncommon abilities generally fall into eccentricities when their sphere of life is not adequate to their abilities.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) German poet, novelist and dramatist.
The sound principle of a topsy-turvy lifestyle in the framework of an upside-down world order has stood every test.
Karl Kraus (1874-1936) Austrian satirist.
The lunatic fringe wags the underdog.
Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956) American journalist, satirist and social critic.
So long as a man rides his Hobby-Horse peaceably and quietly along the King's highway, and neither compels you or me to get up behind him -- pray, Sir, what have either you or I to do with it?
Laurence Sterne (1713-1768) British writer.
You must not blame me if I do talk to the clouds.
Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American naturalist, poet and philosopher.