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 C.S. Lewis - “Affliction is often that thing which prepares an ordinary person for some sort of an extraordinary destiny.”  
 C.S. Lewis - “There are no ordinary people. You have never talked to a mere mortal. Nations, cultures, arts, civilizations - these are mortal, and their life is to ours as the life of a gnat. But it is immortals whom we joke with, work with, marry, snub and exploit - immortal horrors or everlasting splendors. This does not mean that we are to be perpetually solemn. We must play. But our merriment must be of that kind (and it is, in fact, the merriest kind) which exists between people who have, from the outset, taken each other seriously - no flippancy, no superiority, no presumption.”  
 C.S. Lewis - “We meet no ordinary people in our lives.”  
 Philip Zimbardo - “I have been primarily interested in how and why ordinary people do unusual things, things that seem alien to their natures. Why do good people sometimes act evil Why do smart people sometimes do dumb or irrational things”  
 Edward Witten - “The theory has to be interpreted that extra dimensions beyond the ordinary four dimensions the three spatial dimensions plus time are sufficiently small that they haven't been observed yet.”  
 Dave Winfield - “You know, heroes are ordinary people that have achieved extraordinary things in life.”  
 Oscar Wilde - “Ordinary riches can be stolen real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.”  
 Nassau William Senior - “Thus, in ordinary language, the word Capital is sometimes used as comprehending every species of Wealth, and sometimes as confined to Money.”  
 Kenzo Tange - “Architects today tend to depreciate themselves, to regard themselves as no more than just ordinary citizens without the power to reform the future.”  
 Pete Townshend - “What theatre started to look at much earlier than any other form was the internal operations of ordinary people, sometimes using mythic models in order to tell the story.”  
 Marc Singer - “We didn't have a drill so he would burn the holes through the wood with a metal rod that he heated up in a fire. Can you imagine an ordinary crew doing that”  
 Donna Summer - “Because I'm just an ordinary person that did some extraordinary things.”  
 Dougray Scott - “When I'm playing a character like Jonathan in Ripley's Game I want to be in the moment when he's feeling pain this very ordinary person who finds himself in extraordinary circumstances.”  
 Fritz Sauckel - “I had repeatedly made written requests to the Fuehrer that I might be allowed to join the Wehrmacht as an ordinary soldier. He refused to give me this permission.”  
 Jean Jacques Rousseau - “Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes one must make them when one reflects and whatever you may say, I prefer being a man with paradoxes than a man with prejudices.”  
 Sidney Poitier - “I wanted to look at them because I feel, internally, that I am an ordinary person who has had an extraordinary life.”  
 Roger Penrose - “Ordinary photons do have spin, they have a notion of helicity so they spin around their direction on motion.”  
 Blaise Pascal - “The strength of a man's virtue must not be measured by his efforts, but by his ordinary life.”  
 Henry Ossawa Tanner - “I decided on the spot that I would be an artist, and I assure you, it was no ordinary artist I had in mind.”  
 Marvin Olasky - “Most organizations should be pro-active, but philanthropists concerned with poverty should deliberately be reactive, learning from the efforts of ordinary folks who tired of looking the other way as their communities fell apart.”  
 Nursultan Nazarbayev - “In the past, it was only in science fiction novels that you could read about ordinary people being able to go to space... But you laid the foundation for space tourism.”  
 Jack Nance - “Lynch is an ordinary, smalltown guy and he just sees strange things in people.”  
 Marc Newson - “I'd love to be approached to do ordinary things more.”  
 Frances McDormand - “I am an ordinary person.”  
 Jessie Matthews - “The songwriters were introduced to me as ordinary human beings they would play their songs, and sometimes I would start to sing a song with them.”  

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