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My biggest inspiration is black America and what they’ve done in the arts. I have always felt like an outsider in America, and what black Americans have done to add their chapter to this book called the American dream, and to be so unapologetic and true, and have added so much to art and culture in the world.
Alan Turing, to me, always felt like an outsider’s outsider.
I was a complete outsider in high school.
Good scripts are difficult to come by in the industry, especially if you are an outsider.
I always felt a little bit of an outsider, especially because I grew up on Oahu.
In Geneva, I was seen as an outsider. In the U.S., I was considered Eurotrash. And in London, I’m seen as an American.
I don’t look at it as mainstream country versus outsider.
As a kid, I grew up on a farm in Florida, and I did what most little kids do. I played a little baseball, did a few other things like that, but I always had the sense of being an outsider, and it wasn’t until I saw pictures in the magazines that a couple other guys skate, I thought, ‘Wow, that’s for me,’ you know?
I always felt like something of an outsider. But I identified with people up on the screen. That made me feel like I wanted to be up on the screen too. I felt like eventually I would get there.
It’s not easy for an outsider to understand this industry.
As an outsider, you don’t think of Australia as being old-fashioned – it’s only when you’ve been here for a period of time when you realise there are issues.
As an outsider to and observer of the restaurant business, one of the things I most admire about it is the risks people are willing to take.
The thing about being an outsider… is that it teaches you to hear what people are thinking because you’re constantly looking for the people who just don’t give a damn.
From the time I was little, I always felt like an outsider. I always felt nervous and uncomfortable with myself.
My mum and dad were speaking all the time about, ‘In Sudan we do this,’ and ‘In Egypt we do that,’ so I was very aware of cultural differences. I was confused growing up; it gave me a feeling of being an outsider watching others. But I think this is good for a writer.
I am not looking to be understood or liked. Like me or not, I don’t care. I am an outsider, that is the way I was brought up.
I saw myself as an outsider as a teen. I was home-schooled and got my G.E.D. when I was 16; I wasn’t interested in high school at all and figured that college might be more entertaining.
Our family were outsiders, and I’ve always had a sense of the outsider, the underdog, and a strong sense of justice towards people who are excluded.
I’ve always been an outsider; a displaced person.
Nobody likes feeling like an outsider, so it’s intimidating for young girls to give STEM a try when they look into STEM clubs/classes and see a room full of boys.
I feel like my life experience is that of an outsider. Let me explain: my parents are from Panama, and they moved to the United States the year after I was born. They moved into an all-white neighborhood, where the previous black family had a cross burned on their lawn.
I think I became an entrepreneur because I have my way of doing business… to do that, you have to have your own company. But if you have your own company, you’re an outsider in the Japanese business world. It’s difficult. But that’s life.
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.
In a lot of ways, in high school, I was very much an outsider and never really felt like I fit into any particular clique or group, and so I found myself solo very often.
The problem with the Dorises and the Nicki Minajes and Mileys is that they reach their goal very quickly. There is no long-term vision, and they forget that once you get into that whirlpool, then you have to fight the system that solidifies around you in order to keep being the outsider you claim you represent.
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.
No, as much of an insider as I become, I will still always be an outsider. It’s just the essence of me being who I am and doing what I do.
I think, to many people in the company, I am somewhat of an outsider.
I’ve always been interested in the outsider.
Guns can turn you into an insider even if you’re an outsider by nature, recruiting you into a loose fraternity of people who feel embattled and defensive and are primally eager to win allies.
Mr. Trump would need someone to help govern in Washington, D.C. When a complete outsider is picked to lead the ticket, it makes sense to have someone with government experience on it.
Trump is an outsider; maybe you don’t know. So he is sitting in a room: he is talking business, he is talking politics – in a private room, it’s a different persona. When he’s out on the stage, he is talking about the kinds of things he’s talking about himself; he’s projecting an image that’s for that purpose.
No matter what people say, the fact remains that it’s not easy for an outsider to make it big in the industry.
I think that part of being a good journalist, part of being an awake member of the world you’re in, is to view yourself as an outsider, and I always have, to some degree.
‘Mahadev’ got me most recognition. But I have to say that post ‘Kyunki’… I was offered everything under the sun. Being an outsider, who didn’t have to work too hard, I was overwhelmed.
In the fashion world, I was always an outsider, but I made people look good, so I had a career.
My past makes me an insider, but my profession makes me an outsider. A writer always stands outside to report on reality.
I guess they often cast me as the bad guy, because I’m not, er, conventional looking. I look sort of violent. I’m the odd one out, the outsider.
I was an outsider… but I was also sympathetic with people that were struggling to get up, because I struggled to get up.
I was an outsider as a kid, and I grew up around a lot of violence.
As a teenager at high school, I felt like an outsider.
You can be a rank insider as well as a rank outsider.
I guess I’ve always been something of an outsider.
I think the debate around nepotism is futile because I am an outsider and I know that there is no compensation of talent.
To an outsider, understanding an NFL playbook is like trying to read Japanese.
I think you only really feel like an outsider if you’ve been an insider.
I’m an outsider.
I never saw myself as this big socialite, but from an outsider point of view, there was a lot going on.
Consciously or unconsciously most of us adhere to what is expected of our role because we realize our social success depends on this. Some may refuse to play this game, but in the end they are marginalized and forced to play the outsider role, with limited options and decreasing freedom as they get older.
The key to understanding my career is that I was never into technology. From the beginning, I brought an outsider’s point of view, which is why I write for a layman‘s publication.
TV is a medium where I’ve been an outsider for the most part.
The great thing about America is I’ve never felt like an outsider. I’m just a different piece of the puzzle.
I went to public school for like, one day. I don’t get it. Everybody tries to be exactly the same. I think being an outsider is a good thing.
I was not a punk rocker, absolutely not, but I certainly knew quite a lot of them, and I definitely went to the Mab – it was raw, interesting intense scene, so I was very drawn to it, but I was a total outsider.
I’m one of these guys who always feel like the outsider, you know? I’m always longing to be part of something, you know?
Finally, there’s a sense in which I look at this Westminster village and London intelligentsia as an outsider.
I love a kind of shambling outsider protagonist who always feels like they’re ‘other.’
I feel as though there’s a lot invested in my background in being an outsider.
Once I started to retire, I was telling all of the girls in my generation, ‘Wow I feel like an outsider in this locker room because this whole new generation of women has stepped in,’ and that was one of the signs where I said maybe it’s time to retire.
I’ve always been 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.
There isn’t much room for an outsider point of view in print any more.
To an outsider, I just seem like a list of accomplishments. To me, all there is is how often I fail.
I guess I was always an outsider and some kind of anarchist.
People oftentimes refer to me as ‘Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.’ So, I’m Mr. Johnson. I’m a complete outsider.
Everybody feels like an outsider at some point in their lives.
Being American and being an outsider at the same time, it’s a perspective I often bring to a character.
Sure, I’ve dealt with my own share of adversity as an outsider living in this country but I recognize my challenges were not made harder, or impossible, because of the color of my skin.
When you’re the artsy, weirdo, introverted outsider growing up, you don’t fit into your community.
Since most of ‘Mean Girls’ consists of the outsider Cady observing the tribal rites of her new setting and laying it all out in narration, this movie is just like home for the meticulous and ruthless deadpan that Ms. Fey has perfected for the satirical ‘S.N.L.’ newscast in which she and Jimmy Fallon are the anchors.
When I am in Egypt, I am along for the ride – I am a privileged outsider, but an outsider nonetheless.
I am a mom from Michigan. I am an outsider. And I am going to do everything I can to make sure Donald Trump and Republicans everywhere are successful.
As an Aquarius, I was born an outsider. I’m awkward at social events. I can be social, but I feel like nobody truly understands who I am.
I was quite the quiet teenager. I was a bit of a loner, a little bit of an outsider.
I think I will always feel like an outsider.
I never thought of myself as being handsome or good-looking or whatever. I always felt like an outsider.
An outsider’s point of view is always handy.
I have an interest in the outsider.
The earliest dictionaries were collections of criminal slang, swapped amongst ne’er-do-wells as a means of evading the authorities or indeed any outsider who might threaten the trade.
I don’t have to stand back as an outsider to look at society.
I had never had a deep sense of belonging anywhere. I always felt I was an outsider.
I always identified myself as non-Swedish. I was never discriminated against, because I looked Swedish and speak without an accent. But I had an outsider’s perspective.
In preseason camp, there are no friends. when newcomers arrive trying to take not only your job, but maybe your best friend‘s job, you work together to try to help each other. Everyone is an outsider until you’re given a uniform.
As an outsider, it appears that celebrities lead such a glamorous life but once you are a part of it, you realise the hard work hidden behind that glitz.
If I’m kind of an outsider, it just happened that way, and people responded to it.
I find the sort of unwitting European American outsider who wants to come to Africa to help is a very problematic construction. It’s problematic because you don’t want to tell people don’t aid, don’t help, when people feel a need to.
Always being the outsider, you… feel comfortable everywhere, but you don’t really feel at home anywhere. I definitely draw comedy from that.
I know what it feels like to be an outsider.
Portland and Oregon draw a certain kind of person to it. The city has extraordinarily talented people and sometimes it takes an outsider to see that.
I always feel like an outsider. I’ll always feel like the nerd at the party.
I ultimately do still feel like an outsider, and I do feel, actually, I’m more in the world of music because of how much I participate with musicians – in all aspects, not just clothes.
I thought of myself as an outsider in a lot of ways as I was growing up. Not in a bad way; more as an observer. I often find myself thinking as an observer of science fiction rather than as a participant.
Everybody think they’re an outsider – that word’s over! When I was young, being an outsider, I thought it was a bad thing you didn’t want to be.
Part of me always felt like the other, the outsider, the observer. My father had two sons with his second wife, who I didn’t meet until my late 20s. I was always on the periphery. In Madrid, I was the only Turk in a very international school, so I had to start thinking about identity. All these things affected me.
Because I have success, it doesn’t mean I’m part of the mainstream. I’m still an outsider.
I was born abroad, but my parents were both English. Still, those few years of separation, and then coming back to England as an outsider, did give me an ability to see the country in a slightly detached way. I suppose I was made aware of what Englishness actually is because I only became immersed in it later in life.
I want every character be an outsider in some way.
It really helps a comedian to be an outsider.
I think I approach things with an outsider’s perspective.
People have asked me about playing outsiders. I don’t consider myself an outsider. Maybe that’s why I’m interested in that. I’m not really sure.
Among tech-minded kids, I think Alan Turing was a tremendous inspiration. He was a guy that was so different than the people around him. He was an outsider in his own time, but because he was an outsider is precisely why he was able to accomplish things nobody thought was possible.
Being an outsider makes you a really good writer.
I’ve always felt like an outsider, and I’ll probably continue to always feel like an outsider. Hopefully that’s a good thing. I feel like I approach things differently than other designers.
What to an outsider will be no more than the vigorous presentation of a conviction, to an employee may be the manifestation of a determination which it is not safe to thwart.
I often feel like an outsider wherever I go, so I’m always attracted to stories about identity and the meaning of home.
I was a total fashion insider who became an outsider when I did bridal.
Rasputin’s daughter understands the revolution. She would have been an outsider, a spectator in the royal family and to the revolution.
I’ve always straddled a weird line – there’s a lot of mainstream stuff that I love. At the same, I still feel like an outsider. I’m the outsider who’s on the inside.
As an artist you actually do have to make a choice to be an outsider. If you’re an outsider you have the freedom to say what people on the inside don’t dare to say.
I always felt an outsider.
It kind of feels cool to be the outsider.
It wasn’t easy for me to start in Bollywood because I was an outsider.
In Europe, I am an outsider. I don’t really understand anything that I am seeing. I can be welcomed into people’s homes, I can be met with suspicion, I can be taken somewhere else altogether. There is always wonderment there for me, even if the person I am photographing may not see it or be aware of it.
I feel like I’ve had this ability to infiltrate, as an outsider and an insider, different groups.
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.
Being a comedy writer gives you permission to be an outsider and poke fun at what people think about other people.
I allegedly am an outsider writer, so I write from the perspective of somebody who doesn’t completely fit in. But at the same time, I can state the fact that I don’t know of any good writer who is not an outsider writer.
For immigrant families, television is what connects you to American culture, but it’s also what makes you feel like an outsider.