25+ Quotes About Normalcy

Suchitra Mishra
Mar 14, 2023 By Suchitra Mishra
Originally Published on Feb 27, 2023
Edited by Archita Chaplot
Quote of Normalcy by Glennon Doyle

President Harding delivered a speech on May 14, 1920, as a part of his presidential campaign, which mentioned the need for normalcy.

His quote, which emphasized a "Return to normalcy", referred to life after World War I. World War I and the Spanish Flu had turned the world upside down, and there was an urgent need for normalcy.

Harding believed restoring human life and restoring things to normal were essential. As people slowly started returning to their normal lives, the term gained popularity. Normalcy is nothing but a state of being usual, expected, or typical. Whenever things go wrong, the hope of normalcy helps people feel secure.

Famous Quotes About Normalcy

"Any planet is 'Earth' to those that live on it." - Isaac Asimov

"No one's family is normal. Normalcy is a lie invented by advertising agencies to make the rest of us feel inferior." - Claire LaZebnik

"The norms were created by somebody, and each of us is somebody. We can make our own normal." - Glennon Doyle

"There are those who feel their own strangeness and are terrified by it. They struggle toward normalcy." - Katherine Dunn

"He stood with the end of the hose in his mouth, clamping his lips tightly so no air could escape." - Jeff Brown

"I guess I should have reacted the way most of the other girls were, but I couldn't get myself to react."- Sylvia Plath

"In a society so governed by superficiality, appearances, and petty economics, dreams are more real than anything in the real world. Refuse normalcy." - Dominic Owen Mallary

Positive Quotes About Normalcy

"Beauty is everywhere, love is endless, and joy bleeds from our everyday existence. Embrace it. I love all of you, all my friends, family, and community." -Dominic Owen Mallary

"In 12 years of education, the most important lesson I have learned is that what we see as normal living is truly a travesty of our potential." -Dominic Owen Mallary

"If you are the one who doesn't mind the lines in the coloring book as much as others do, and perchance you do not cling to a flock for you to identify with, then you must be ready for adversity." - C. JoyBell C

"I am ceaselessly grateful from the bottom of my heart for everyone. The only thing I can ask of you is to stay free of materialism. Remember that every day contains a universe of potential; exhaust it."- Dominic Owen Mallary

"Normalcy was declared. (Normalcy was always a declaration)." - 'The Ministry Of Utmost Happiness', Arundhati Roy

“As soon as Mr. Prosser realized that he was substantially the loser after all, it was as if a weight lifted itself off his shoulders: this was more like the world as he knew it.” - 'The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy', Douglas Adams

Quotes About Sense Of Normalcy

"Never give in, never give in, never give in on something small or big or petty... never give in except on conviction." - Winston S. Churchill

"We're all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that's all. Being yourself freaks normalcy." - John Hughes

"When I think about what I have, what I strived to reach my whole life, it's not the biggest or best or easiest or prettiest or most anything. It's not the manor or the laundry closet." - Tori Spelling.

"Our lives are mere flashes of light in an infinitely empty universe." - Dominic Owen Mallary

"You must not forget that a monster is only a variation and that to a monster the norm is monstrous." - John Steinbeck

"You just call in some analyst who's experienced in adjusting people to the joys of television, and Life magazine every Wednesday, and European travel, and the H-bomb, and presidential elections, and the front page of the Times, and God knows what else that's gloriously normal." -J.D. Salinger

"The majority of people tediously arrange their lives into a familiar pattern, they give themselves to normalcy." -C. JoyBell C

"You're always going to find them in the place that you think you're going to find them in, and every time they think about you, you're going to give them a heart attack." -Anonymous*

"People are afraid of change, afraid of being different, afraid of doing things and thinking things that aren't a part of their checkerboard game of a life." -C. JoyBell C.

"To be something abnormal meant that you were to serve the normal. And if you refused, they hated you... and often the normal hated you even when you did serve them." -Nnedi Okorafor

"I can't bring myself to watch yet another video, not because I don't care, but because we're all just a few videos away from becoming completely desensitized. The public execution of Black folks will never be normal." - Adrena Sawyer

"They are proud if they are able to follow in auspicious footsteps set before them, they take pride in always coloring inside the lines." - C. JoyBell C.

"Normalcy will never amount to amazing." - Jeffrey G.Duarte

"I don't deny that I had a very privileged upbringing, but my parents and that town maintained a sense of normalcy that I think many people find hard to achieve, and I am so grateful for that." - Dylan Penn

"Was there nothing to look at...no people to greet? Did nothing excite you or make your heart beat?" - Dr. Seuss

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Written by Suchitra Mishra

Bachelor of Arts and Law

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Suchitra MishraBachelor of Arts and Law

With a Bachelor's degree in Law from University Law College, Bhubaneswar, and a passion for writing, Suchitra has a diverse background in producing content ranging from beauty and fashion to e-commerce. She is skilled in expressing their thoughts through journaling and enjoys reading detective fiction and mystery genres. In addition to her literary pursuits, she possesses an adventurous spirit and enjoys traveling to new places.

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