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    Eccentricity is not, as dull people would have us believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd.

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Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character has abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society read more

Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character has abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage which it contained.

by John Stuart Mill Found in: Eccentricity Quotes,
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The English like eccentrics. They just don't like them living next door.

The English like eccentrics. They just don't like them living next door.

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ECCENTRICITY, n. A method of distinction so cheap that fools employ it to accentuate their incapacity.

ECCENTRICITY, n. A method of distinction so cheap that fools employ it to accentuate their incapacity.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: Eccentricity Quotes,
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The world thinks eccentricity in great things is genius, but in small things, only crazy.

The world thinks eccentricity in great things is genius, but in small things, only crazy.

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