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Eccentricity

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.

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