Misfit Sayings and Quotes

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

There is something inherently valuable about being a misfit. It's not to say that every person who has artistic talent was a social outcast, but there is definitely a value for identifying yourself differently and being proud that you are different.     

Daniel Radcliffe

The longer you go by yourself the weirder you get, and the weirder you get the longer you go by yourself.     

Jim Shepard

The individualists stare into each other's eyes and yet deny each other's existence. We walk in circles, so limited by our own anxieties that we can no longer distinguish between true and false, between the gangster's whim and the purest ideal.     

Ingmar Bergman

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.     

Helen Keller

Misfits need a place to get away, too. All that trying to fit in is exhausting.     

Sarah Addison Allen

When you see a good person, think of becoming like him. When you see someone not so good, reflect on your own weak points.     


It's better to be a “misfit” than a “one-size-fits-all!     

Mandy Hale

All women are misfits. We do not fit into this world without amputations.     

Marge Piercy

It was possible to feel superior to other people and feel like a misfit at the same time.     

Jeffrey Eugenides

There is no such thing as a weird human being, It's just that some people require more understanding than others.     

Tom Robbins

Some are born weird, some achieve it, others have weirdness thrust upon them.     

Dick Francis

Let us be damned. Let us be weird . Let us love the things which most do not.     

Matt Baker

Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.     

Abraham Lincoln

Misfits deal with the double-edged reality of having our differences act as the source of both our challenges as well as our successes.     

Tiffany L. Jackson

Because one believes in oneself, one doesn't try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn't need others' approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him.     

Lao Tzu

Anyone taken as an individual, is tolerably sensible and reasonable as a member of a crowd, he is at once a blockhead.     

Friedrich von Schiller

Weirdism is definitely the cornerstone of many an artist's career.     

E.A. Bucchianeri

The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.     

Rob Siltanen

You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note.     

Doug Floyd

What is common to many is least taken care of, for all men have greater regard for what is their own than what they possess in common with others.     


Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.     


here's nothing wrong with self-improvement, as long as you recognize that at some point you're going to have to accept yourself in all your imperfect glory. What's wrong with liking yourself the way you are?     

Jessica Zafra

The ultimate pain is a life that is not authentically one's own.     

Daniel N. Robinson

We misfits are the ones with the ability to enter grief. Death. Trauma. And emerge     

Lidia Yuknavitch

If you're a misfit and feel out of place, or you don't like how you look it's okay cause someone will, but you need to love yourself.     


You put an old Misfits record on, and it sounds like it came out yesterday.     

Gerard Way

Misfits aren't misfits among other misfits.     

Barry Manilow

To be nobody but yourself in a word which is working night and day to make you like everybody else means to fight the hardest battle any human being can fight and never stop fighting.     

E.E. Cummings

Everything in the universe has a purpose. There are no misfits, there are no freaks, there are no accidents. There are only things we don't understand.     

Marlo Morgan

Blessed are the weird people – poets, misfits, writers, mystics, painters & troubadours – for they teach us to see the world through different eyes.     

Jacob Nordby