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Engrave this Quote I wouldn't say I'm normal. But I'm relatively stable. When I think of normal, I think of mediocrity, and mediocrity scares the f--- out of me.
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-Gillian Anderson
Engrave this Quote Nothing is poetical if plain daylight is not poetical; and no monster should amaze us if the normal man does not amaze.
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-G. K. Chesterton
Engrave this Quote We can learn to rejoice in even the smallest blessings our life holds. It is easy to miss our own good fortune; often happiness comes in ways we don't even notice. It's like a cartoon I saw of an astonished-looking man saying, 'What was that?' The caption below read, 'Bob experiences a moment of well-being.' The ordinariness of our good fortune can make it hard to catch.
The key is to be here, fully connected with the moment, paying attention to the details of ordinary life. By taking care of ordinary things - our pots and pans, our clothing, our teeth - we rejoice in them. When we scrub a vegetable or brush our hair, we are expressing appreciation: friendships toward ourselves and toward the living quality that is found in everything. This combination of mindfulness and appreciation connects us fully with reality and brings us joy.

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-Pema Chodron
The Places That Scare You
Engrave this Quote Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the same effect of youth and freshness and originality and spontaneity as it did originally, and you have done a poet's job. The rest is literature.
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-Jean Cocteau
Engrave this Quote Every day of my life, I feel fat. It's not correct thinking in the natural, normal human being's way of life.
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-Angie Everhart
Engrave this Quote Normal is not something to aspire to, it's something to get away from.
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-Jodie Foster
Engrave this Quote Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average. His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some part or other and to a greater or lesser extent.
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-Sigmund Freud
Engrave this Quote Nothing is so commonplace has the wish to be remarkable.
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-Oliver Wendell Holmes
Engrave this Quote Normality highly values its normal man. It educates children to lose themselves and to become absurd, and thus to be normal. Normal men have killed perhaps 100, 000 of their fellow normal men in the last fifty years.
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-R. D. Laing
Engrave this Quote Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
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-Abraham Lincoln
Engrave this Quote The characteristic of the hour is that the commonplace mind, knowing itself to be commonplace, has the assurance to proclaim the rights of the commonplace and to impose them wherever it will.
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-Jos
Engrave this Quote If to be interesting is to be uncommonplace, it is becoming a question, with me, if there are any commonplace people.
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-Mark Twain
Engrave this Quote We can escape the commonplace only by manipulating it, controlling it, thrusting it into our dreams or surrendering it to the free play of our subjectivity.
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-Raoul Vaneigem
Engrave this Quote Thou unassuming common-place of Nature, with that homely face.
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-William Wordsworth

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