Best Quotes About Misfit

I try to be the fixer of situations and I gravitate to people who are institutional misfits. -Stephan Jenkins

I've always identified with the misfits. -Stephan Jenkins

Maverick is a word which appeals to me more than misfit. Maverick is active, misfit is passive. -Alan Rickman

Then I read Little Women, and of course, like a lot of really young girls, I was very taken with Jo – Jo being the writer and the misfit. -Patti Smith

Misfits aren't misfits among other misfits. -Barry Manilow

Anybody that goes to the theater, I think we're all misfits, so we ended up on stage or in the audience. -Patti LuPone

Alcoholism is a genetically predisposed disease and it does run in my family. I also think I felt like a misfit. I was in the South, everybody was blonde. I just didn't feel like I fitted in. It was sort of my way of fitting. -Kristin Davis

I think we all feel like misfits when we open our mouth sometimes, you know? -Selma Blair

I freely admit that I am a bit of a misfit. -Rhys Ifans

I've always been a misfit. -Tracey Ullman

I was this weird misfit guy from suburban Seattle, I never really fit in, and then I became a drama geek, among all the other different kinds of geek that I was growing up, and I found I was pretty good at it. -Rainn Wilson

'Harold and Maude' was a seminal movie for me because it's not only a beautiful love story, but it's also about the moment when misfits find each other. -Stephen Chbosky

I think that there is a tragic misfit at the core of me, and I've just done a lot of work on myself. I love a good self-help book; I've read a ton of them. I love self-help seminars and therapy and all that. -Jenna Fischer

I grew up a misfit. I never fit in. -Joe Manganiello

Because I was a diminutive, arty kid, I felt like a misfit in high school – but who doesn't? -Garry Trudeau

I very much own the fact that I'm a misfit. The Internet makes everyone realize they're screwed up. -Jenny Lawson

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

I was kind of a misfit, and when my mother died, I had to become an adult, something that I never thought I would ever be. -Martha Wainwright

As a result of 50 years of emancipation, feminine qualities were dying out or being transferred to the males. Pansies of both sexes were everywhere, not yet completely homosexual, but confused not knowing what they were. The result was a herd of unhappy sexual misfits… the women wanting to dominate and the men to be nannied. -Ian Fleming

I should be so lucky to be a misfit. I aspire to be a misfit. -Claire Danes

San Francisco has always been a haven for misfits and weirdos. I'm both of those, which is why I came here. -Michael Franti

There's a band of studio session – hot players – that play on my albums… They're an eclectic bunch of misfits that I've worked with for years and years. -Toby Keith

A misfit like me getting anywhere in Hollywood as I somehow have, seemed, certainly at the time of 'Spanking The Monkey,' kind of out of reach, or not a very realistic take. -Jeremy Davies

When you feel like an oddball, it never really leaves you. Even now, I'm better around people who are uncomfortable with themselves – the misfits. -Chris Pine

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

When I was young, I wasn't a misfit or anything. I had friends in all the different social groups. But I had issues – just personal issues, insecurities and other things that had happened in my life. -Steve Vai

I felt like a misfit at school, and I think that's quite common. -Clare Balding

Anybody can be unhappy. We can all be hurt. You don't have to be poor to need something or somebody. Rednecks, hippies, misfits – we're all the same. Gay or straight? So what? It doesn't matter to me. We have to be concerned about other people, regardless. -Willie Nelson

One thing I'm working on is an episodic web series titled 'One Warm Night.' It's a kinda crazy, quirky series, filled with a lot of misfits, oddballs… ninjas. -Justin Lee

I always thought that there was something in hip-hop culture that was the misfit of all the musical styles, where they didn't really belong. They're kind of like, 'No, we're a real culture! We're not going anywhere, you can't get rid of us!' I really liked that there was a rebelliousness about it. I connected with that. -Iggy Azalea

In my job, I am portrayed as a misfit, a grandiose high fashion lady or an unearthly creature. At home, it's important I can look in the mirror, strip away the disguise and be comfortable with who stares back. -Erin O'Connor

Relationships, it seems to me, are timeless. What works between two people always works; what doesn't is always troublesome. Over time, people learn – or not – how to negotiate what's difficult, but that doesn't mean the misfit has gone away entirely. -Rafael Yglesias

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

What I've been doing with my misfit, so-called acting career in film from day one on my first film, 'Spanking The Monkey', is, I've kind of made a concerted effort to hijack my acting career to turn it into film school, because I've always had the blasphemous idea of becoming a reasonably competent filmmaker in my own right some day. -Jeremy Davies

I was feeling like a real misfit in middle school, but when I saw 'Wicked,' it made me feel really cool for being different… and you can carve that in stone! -Jennifer Damiano

I was kind of a misfit, actually. When you're young, you want to be like everybody else, and I was like nobody else. I couldn't sit still. I was impulsive. I still am. What is now called a 'talent' did not serve me well as a child. I didn't have friends. I was really an outcast. -Howie Mandel

I was a friend during school time, but not much after that. By the time I got to BYU, I was a social mess, an absolute misfit. There is not a shyer, more pathetic kid who stepped on that BYU campus than me. -Sheri L. Dew

I like to play people who are underdogs and misfits. People who are not on a straight and narrow path. That's exciting for me. -Danielle Brooks

I've been kinda fascinated by misfits, outcasts, and downtrodden people. I've identified with them. 'Blade Runner' probably got me more work than any. It convinced some producers that I could play something other than a rural crazy, I guess. -William Sanderson

Someone once said that Sci Fi was the modern Western. What's my favorite? Well, anything that needs a misfit. I don't have a real favorite. My dream is to play something different. -William Sanderson

I always thought it would be cool to go to the island of misfit toys. -Camren Bicondova

I love stories about misfits and underdogs. -Elizabeth Banks

The tech industry used to be home to a disproportionate number of misfits and weirdos. Geeks. Nerds. People who needed to know how machines worked: needed to take them apart, make them better, and put them back together again. -Jon Evans

The Japanese look most diminutive in European dress. Each garment is a misfit and exaggerates the miserable physique and the national defects of concave chests and bow legs. The lack of 'complexion' and of hair upon the face makes it nearly impossible to judge of the ages of men. -Isabella Bird

My extreme characters are in a state of rebellion or who are being ostracized or being misunderstood, or misfits or trying to fit in and fighting for their rights to love, live, and co-exist. They sort of mirror my own demons. -Xavier Dolan

Generally speaking, the misfit's story is easier to tell. -Lenny Abrahamson

I am extremely proud of my rags-to-riches story. It's fun to be a misfit or an underdog if you acknowledge your gifts and befriend your obstacles. -Kangana Ranaut

I have to admit, I was a little bit of a misfit. -Billy Crystal

When everybody looks at our generation of kids, they always call us the misfits – you know, like we just don't give a damn. -Kendrick Lamar

There are a lot of movies about misfits that are quite cool, that kind of glamorize it on some level. I think there are fewer films, certainly with a lady at the center, about the agony of what it's like to feel like you're not accepted, and you're different, and somehow you're weird. -Rebecca Hall

For all the oddballs and misfits out there, eventually, if you just follow your path, you will reach somewhere no one else has. You are uniquely meant to do something that only you can do. -Twinkle Khanna

I was an athlete, so I hung out with the jocks. I was smart, so I hung out with the nerdy kids. I was also into theater, so I hung out with the misfits… So I was always in different groups, and those groups never quite overlapped. The racial part of it was just another one of those groups, in one sense. -Larry Wilmore

We really just didn't realize the diversity of planetary types in our solar system. Pluto looked like a misfit because it was the only one we saw. And just as a Chihuahua is still a dog, these ice dwarfs are still planetary bodies. They're large enough to make themselves round by self gravity, and they surely pass the test of planethood. -Alan Stern

Back before the Kuiper Belt was discovered, Pluto did look like a misfit that didn't belong with either the terrestrials or the giant planets. -Alan Stern

It attracts all types. But I definitely call the comedy world the land of misfit toys. Looking around the room at my friends, that's what I see. -Tig Notaro

I majored in extracurriculars, honestly. I joined the Harvard Stand Up Comedy Society, which is a ragtag band of misfits. I wrote for 'On Harvard Time,' which was a student TV show trying to be 'The Daily Show.' And I wrote a humor column for 'The Crimson' starting my sophomore year. -Alexandra Petri

I've always had that maternal thing: that connection with street kids and people who are misfits. -Yolandi Visser

Of course there is a danger of typecasting, and since 'Jewel in the Crown' appeared, I have had countless offers to play sadistic policemen and middle-class misfits. -Tim Pigott-Smith

In '82 and '83, that was the rise of the VCR. Every Friday, my brother and I would go to Crazy Eddie's – which was a video store in Manhattan – and rent five horror movies. And that's basically what we did, basically, for three years. Becoming social misfits. -Colson Whitehead

Secret Six has always had a special place in the DCU, just because they're the misfits. The content is a little bit different than the rest of the mainstream titles. It has a completely different tone than any of the other books out there. -Gail Simone

I was always the misfit jock who was with people painting on walls. -Chris Zylka

I think Good Charlotte has definitely always been for the underdogs and the misfits. We haven't ever really been the critics' darlings. -Benji Madden

For me, every show that's about teachers – and there's been a number of them – they're like misfits who hate the kids and don't want to be there and hate their jobs. For me, having crazy parents, my teachers were the sane people who raised me, and they liked being there. -Adam F. Goldberg

All my close friends are non-conformist. To say 'misfits' sounds bad, but there is something positive about being a little on the outside – it gives you an interesting perspective on things – and I think that's something Robyn and I share. -Johan Renck

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