69+ Best Stand Out Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational stand out quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

Famous Stand Out Quotes

To see some truths you must stand outside and look in. — Janna Levin

I can stand out the war with any man. — Florence Nightingale

Polyphonic painting is superior to music in that there, the time element becomes a spatial element. The notion of simultaneity stands out even more richly. — Paul Klee

Why fit in when you’re born to stand out? — Jerry Spinelli

You weren’t made to fit in. You were born to stand out! — Jim Caviezel

Whenever I’m in Glasgow I go and stand outside the front of the house I grew up in, which is in Mount Vernon. — John Barrowman

I used to stand outside the theater knowing the truant officer was looking for me. I would stand there ’til someone came along and then ask them to buy my ticket. — Moe Howard

I suppose the things you remember about someone who has died are the funny moments. Those are the ones that stand out. — Harry Lloyd

Whats the point of fitting in, when we were meant to stand out? — Dr. Seuss

If I ever wanted a gnome, I guess Id just stand out on my lawn for a while. — Johnny Christ

So, while fitting in, she was like a wicked detail standing out against a placid background. — Steve Martin

The things that stand out are often the oddities. — Pierre Salinger

Every star has that certain something that stands out and compels us to notice them. — Maureen O’Hara

When you have a company name that is to descriptive about what you do, you don’t stand out. — Philip J. Kaplan

the times we worked harder to make the day stand out. our story demanded that we change and so we did. — Donald Miller

What concerns me, is the general social tendency to enforce a level, above which nothing rises and stands out. — Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Referee Norlinger is outstanding in the sense that he stands out. — George Hamilton

You stand out in the crowd only because you have these many, many carrying you on their shoulders. — Desmond Tutu

You’ve either got or you haven’t got style, and if you’ve got it you stand out a mile. — Frank Sinatra

I remember standing outside of the dorm by the little terrace. I was going to do this job that I wasn’t 100 percent certain of, which ended up being much more fun than I expected [in So Notorious ]. — Zachary Quinto

If my clothing does stand out, then I guess it’s a compliment, but I just wear whatever feels comfortable. — Shania Twain

Certainly the central Platonic idea, which is the idea of the ideas, these archetypal forms which stand outside of time is one which is confirmed by the psychedelic experience. — Terence McKenna

But there are still only certain film genres where a woman can stand out, be heroic, be the centerpiece. — Sarah Michelle Gellar

One trait stands out in nearly all meteorites: metal; they’ve got it. So, the best way to find a meteorite is to hear it first. — Neil deGrasse Tyson

Only where there is pecuniary equality can the distinction of merit stand out. — George Bernard Shaw

You can either fit in or stand out. Not both. — Seth

Leadership is the readiness to stand out in a crowd. — John C. Maxwell

The Christian should stand out like a sparkling diamond. — Billy Graham

The writer is the person who stands outside society, independent of affiliation and independent of influence. — Don DeLillo

The one element that stands out most clearly among our peak performers is their virtually unassailable belief in the likelihood of their own success. — Charles Garfield

Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Nonperformance can always be explained away. — Harold Geneen

Anyone who’s had a shower and hasn’t ingested illegal narcotics within a couple of days stands out on a bench in the courthouse. — Alafair Burke

The best technology is aimed far enough in the future that it stands out, but close enough to the present that it blends in. — Aaron Levie

You have to stand out if you want to move up. — Tom Peters

Racing, competing, it’s in my blood. It’s part of me, it’s part of my life; I have been doing it all my life and it stands out above everything else. — Ayrton Senna

I don’t see myself as some kind of lone figure standing out there and doing my work in solitary splendour, but as part of the human condition and part of the continuum of writers. — Jeanette Winterson

Taking sartorial risks and not following other people is what makes you stand out. — Zac Posen

I guess when I first started speaking with an American accent, there’s a tendency to create a caricature of the accent because you just exaggerate the pieces that stand out to you. — Radha Mitchell

We’re not meant to fit in. We’re meant to stand out. — Sarah Ban Breathnach

You have to stand outside the box to see how the box can be re-designed. — Charles Handy

Nothing stands out so conspicuously, or remains so firmly fixed in the memory, as something which you have blundered. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

To mankind in general Macbeth and Lady Macbeth stand out as the supreme type of all that a host and hostess should not be. — Max Beerbohm

I like to stand out and make a statement. — Cindy Gallop

I’m the guy that stands out in all the crowds, so I don’t get out there and dance, but I can dance. — Tracy McGrady

Just do something that makes you stand out. Even if not everyone likes it, just do it. — Kacey Musgraves

For my prom I really wanted to wear a bright color – something that was going to pop and stand out. — Shay Mitchell

Criticism comes to those who stand out. — Seth Godin

One of the most exciting moments was standing out on top of the world, 30 seconds before stepping off. — Felix Baumgartner

Education is what allows you to stand out — Ellen Ochoa

An artist must be a reactionary. He has to stand out against the tenor of the age and not go flopping along. — Evelyn Waugh

Standing outside the cultural hysteria the trend is fairly clear. It is a trend toward temporal compression and the emergence of ambiguity. — Terence McKenna

I always do the wrong. I do the wrong thing so much that the times I actually do the right thing stand out so brightly in my memory that I forget I always do the wrong thing. — Lorrie Moore

I love Johnny (Depp). A lot of the stuff I’ve done for him stands out for me just because of the relationship and who he is. — Colleen Atwood

You know, I was a community activist, so I’m used to standing out in front of an elected official’s office and protesting. — Karen Bass

Clones fit in. Freaks stand out. Ask me which one I prefer. — Joanne Harris

People who cannot invent and reinvent themselves must be content with borrowed postures, secondhand ideas, fitting in instead of standing out. — Warren G. Bennis

Maybe you’re not meant to fit in. maybe you’re supposed to stand out. — Taylor Swift

Life is not tried it is merely survived if you’re standing outside the fire. — Garth Brooks

Confidence is what makes you stand out. — Lea Michele

There hasn’t been one highlight that stands out… but touring and performing has been great. — Christina Milian

I very much prefer the balance in a scene to standing out and so you have to make a decision — William Hurt

If a scene isn’t honest, it stands out like a sore thumb. — David Lynch

I don’t like to be the guy that stands out. I like kind of sneaking up on guys instead of being out front. — Roy Oswalt

How do you stand out? Just find your point-of-view. — Kevin Pollak

You are designed by God not to blend in, but to stand out — Myles Munroe

Be the one to stand out in the crowd. — Joel Osteen

When you ask people what it is like being part of a great team, what is most striking is the meaningfulness of the experience. People talk about being part of something larger than themselves, of being connected, of being generative. It becomes quite clear that, for many, their experiences as part of truly great teams stand out as singular periods of life lived to the fullest. — Peter Senge

Be different, stand out, and work your butt off. — Reba McEntire

The delicate droop of the petals standing out in relief, is like the eyelid of a child. — Auguste Rodin

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