I defy anyone to go to the Oscars and feel like it’s normal. I mean, it’s such an insane thing. They shut down half of Los Angeles and you drive through closed-down roads to get there.
I try to lead a normal life. For example, I still take the tube. It sounds so silly, but I literally don’t think there’s a better way to get around London.
To be able to wake up in the morning, be yourself, get dressed, get ready to go out, and just be like a normal person. That’s a wonderful feeling to go through life. I’ve never been able to do that; it’s always been confusion, it’s always been, you know, I’ve got one side boy clothes, […]
Everyone is normal until you get to know them.
The only normal people are the ones you don’t know very well.
Remember as far as anyone knows, we’re a nice normal family. (Homer Simpson)
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Forget trying to pass for normal. Follow your geekdom. Embrace your nerditude. In the immortal words of Lafcadio Hearn, a geek of incredible obscurity whose work is still in print after a hundred years, “Woo the muse of the odd.”… You may be a geek. You may have geek written all over you. You should […]
The effort of my life, the rest having been given to me, and largely (except for wealth, to which I am indifferent): to live the life of a normal man. I didn’t want to be a man of the abyss. This overwhelming effort was useless. Little by little, instead of succeeding more and more in […]
Normal is boring.