Misfits Sayings and Quotes

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

If you're used to being a maverick, then people don't get surprised when you start acting strangely.     

Richard C. Armitage

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

Gerard Way

Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.     

Bertrand Russell

Perhaps an eccentric is just off centre - ex-centric. But that contradicts a belief of mine that we've got to be centrifugal.     

Margaret Rutherford

Individualism is a denial that life has any meaning except the gratification of the ego; in politics it must end in anarchy. It is not possible for one man to be both Christian and Individualist.     

Russell Kirk

Entrepreneurs are misfits to the core. They forge ahead, making their own path and always, always, question the status quo.     

Maximillian Degenerez

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

Sarah Addison Allen

It's okay to be eccentric if you're rich; otherwise you're just crazy.     

Yvon Chouinard

In our personal ambitions we are individualists. But in our seeking for economic and political progress as a nation, we all go up or else all go down as one people.     

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Of course eccentrics are happy, they're loony toons. They don't know they aren't supposed to be anything but joyous.     

Jan Hornung

If the sad truth be known, writers, being the misfits we are, probably ought not to belong to families in the first place. We simply are too self-interested, though we may excuse the flaw by calling it focused.     

Roger Rosenblatt

Woe to him inside a non-conformist clique who does not conform to non-conformity.     

Eric Hoffer

Be eccentric now. Don't wait for old age to wear purple.     

Regina Brett

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

Eccentric men have peculiar habits; they do not seem to move in the same sphere with other mortals, but are actuated by different influences from those which affect the bulk of mankind.     

George Frederick Graham

That's what being eccentric means--being natural.     

Lorraine Hansberry

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

Marge Piercy

Everybody feels like [a misfit] at different points in their life. If you feel like who you are is right for you, then you are beautiful.     

Marilyn Manson

We're all misfits herefrom our weirdnesses and our differences, from our manic fixations, our obsessions, our passions. From all those wild and wacky things that make each of us unique.     

Terri Windling

You have to be a crazy guy and a little eccentric to be very successful.     

Tadashi Yanai

The only true non-conformists are in the asylums; the only radically free spirits are in the death house awaiting the chair. We live by patterns.     

Herman Wouk

People might consider you eccentric for being different, but this is good. Leaders and visionaries are not conformists afraid of standing out.     

Fennel Hudson

So many of us feel like we're misfits until we finally find our tribe - the other people who are are strange in the same way - and suddenly everything clicks.     

Jenny Lawson

Tragedy and comedy are simply questions of value; a little misfit in life makes us laugh; a great one is tragedy and cause for expression of grief.     

Elbert Hubbard

The whole world loves a maverick and the whole world wants the maverick to achieve something nobler than simple rebellion.     

Kevin Patterson

An individualist is one who pays his taxes with a smile.     

Al Diamond

Eccentric is a nice word to replace 'weird' and 'crazy', which you can use when you really like someone.     


Misfits aren't misfits among other misfits.     

Barry Manilow

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

Lidia Yuknavitch

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