Typical Quotations

Here are some fun quotations using our newest Awesome Adjective:

“I can’t believe I’ve turned into a typical old man. I can’t believe it. I was young just minutes ago.”

– Maurice Sendak

“A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues.”

– Theodore Roosevelt

“I’m a typical middle child. I’m the mediator. The one that makes everything OK, puts their own needs aside to make sure everybody’s happy. It’s hard to change your nature, even with years and years of therapy.”

– Jennifer Jason Leigh

“I’ve never had coffee. I’ve always hated the smell. It was always tea. I was a pretty typical kid, though. I grew up drinking Lipton. I didn’t know there was other tea to drink.”

– Billy Corgan

“There’s always been a lot of information about your activities. Every phone number you dial, every credit-card charge you make. It’s long since passed that a typical person doesn’t leave footprints.”

– Bill Gates

“In a typical history book, black Americans are mentioned in the context of slavery or civil rights. There’s so much more to the story.”

– Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

“I don’t even think of myself as particularly good looking, and not at all a typical kind of Hollywood leading man sort of actor.”

– Ryan Gosling

“I long for typical days, but rarely get them anymore.”

– Nora Roberts

“One of the big, most underlying messages for me is celebrating beauty that is not typical.”

– Tyra Banks

“I’m very much a typical Midwesterner, and I don’t think the condition is curable.”

– John Malkovich

 

 

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