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You can be a rank insider as well as a rank outsider.
I get a kick out of being an outsider constantly. It allows me to be creative.
It's like you always have to put on a happy face, be the phony baloney, and I'm so not that. I never was that; I'll never be that. That is part of the business that I don't like. Maybe that will always keep me an outsider, I don't know. But that's fine.
Anybody who's ever gone through a hard time - any outsider's perception, no matter how much information they're given, they have no idea what the person's life is like.
There isn't much room for an outsider point of view in print any more.
P. J. O'Rourke
I always felt an outsider.
J. K. Rowling
A man's illness is his private territory and, no matter how much he loves you and how close you are, you stay an outsider. You are healthy.
As a kid I just felt like an outsider.
I feel like an outsider, and I always will feel like one. I've always felt that I wasn't a member of any particular group.
I'm in nobody's circle, I've always been an outsider.
I would say that although my music may be or may have been part of the cultural background fabric of the gay community, I consider myself an outsider who belongs everywhere and nowhere... Being a human being is what truly counts. That's where you'll find me.
Art is always criticized and always an outsider gets the blame.
I'm a drifter and an outsider. There's not one single environment I can totally belong to.
I don't think I'm an outsider at all.
Neither situations nor people can be altered by the interference of an outsider. If they are to be altered, that alteration must come from within.
I was an outsider... but I was also sympathetic with people that were struggling to get up, because I struggled to get up.
Strategic thinkers were naturally rattled to find this outsider fooling around with their work. They had been thinking strategically when Reagan was just another movie actor playing opposite a chimpanzee, for heaven's sake. They think Reagan is too naive, too innocent, to grasp the intellectual complexities of cold war strategy.
Finally, there's a sense in which I look at this Westminster village and London intelligentsia as an outsider.
It is not hard to feel like an outsider. I think we have all felt like that at one time or another.
I'm a catalyst for change. You can't be an outsider and be successful over 30 years without leaving a certain amount of scar tissue around the place.
I've always been an outsider; a displaced person.
I've been an outsider all my life - I don't care.
Pretty much everywhere I go, I'm pretty much thinking I'm going to be bounced. I am still the outsider who snuck into the party. I identify with the regular person, because that is who I am.
Within our culture, every school has a swimming pool. We lived on the coast. People swam in the surf. It's a very sporty nation and at that particular time anyone who had an artistic bent was very much an outsider. So if you liked reading or ideas or playing the piano then your dad viewed you as a sissy, basically.
I found it very easy to transform into creeps and weirdos and losers and goof-balls, and I'm happy to play eccentric kinds of characters, and I have a great affinity for the outsider, but I definitely am about expanding my range as well.
I grew up in a high school where it was very conservative, and I felt like people disapproved of me, and I felt like an outsider.
I never felt I belonged. I was always an outsider.
At some point in our lives there's something about every one of us that makes us feel like an outsider, I believe.
In the 1970s, 'The Boys on the Bus' exposed how a clubby pack of male political reporters ruled the road to the White House and shaped the news. Four decades later, an outsider gal from Alaska has commandeered the 2012 media bus - and left Beltway journalism insiders eating her dust.
I've always been interested in the outsider.
Charles de Lint
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