Quotes of unnatural

  1. I became the unnatural son of a few score of beaten men. – Neal Cassady
  2. When on the set of a film, you have to play natural for entire scenes in a very unnatural environment. You have to express emotions and interact with other actors and also use your voice. – Helena Christensen
  3. Collaboration on a book is the ultimate unnatural act. – Tom Clancy
  4. There are a lot of times that if a detail in a scene or a beat, feels unnatural they'll allow me to explore another direction to go until we're all comfortable with what we are doing. – George Eads
  5. You're neither unnatural nor abominable, nor mad; you're as much a part of what people call nature as anyone else. – Radclyffe Hall
  6. The only unnatural sex act is that which you cannot perform. – Alfred Kinsey
  7. This idea of selfishness as a virtue, as opposed to generosity: That, to me, is unnatural – Jessica Lange
  8. I can understand why those primitive desert people think a camera steals their soul. It is unnatural to see yourself from the outside. – Nigella Lawson
  9. In the country the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city, with its blaze of lights, it is unnatural hostile and menacing. It is like a monstrous vulture that hovers, biding its time. – W. Somerset Maugham
  10. Assuming that man has a distinct spiritual nature, a soul, why should it be thought unnatural that under appropriate conditions of maladjustment, his soul might die before his body does; or that his soul might die without his knowing it? – Albert J. Nock
  11. It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized and united for specific action, and a minority can. – Jean Jacques Rousseau
  12. The mind begins to boggle at unnatural substances as things paradoxical and incomprehensible. – Bishop Robert South
  13. The Founding Fathers in their wisdom decided that children were an unnatural strain on parents. So they provided jails called schools, equipped with tortures called an education. – John Updike
  14. Man is the unnatural animal, the rebel child of nature, and more and more does he turn himself against the harsh and fitful hand that reared him. – H. G. Wells

Usage examples for unnatural

  1. In our effort to be solemn, and suit our words to the theme, we are unnatural – The Chautauqua Girls At Home by Pansy, AKA Isabella M. Alden
  2. " Which is rather unnatural it seems to me," Lord Cloverton answered quickly. – Princess Maritza by Percy Brebner
  3. I suppose you think I am as unnatural and- and temporary as our surroundings? – The Dark Tower by Phyllis Bottome
  4. Everything visible was made of wood, and the scene seemed stiff and extremely unnatural – Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum.
  5. It seemed unnatural not to have to pretend anything! – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  6. Still, under the circumstances, it wasn't quite unnatural – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  7. Unnatural cold, severe and, at the best of times, indifferent, as she had lately been to me, she was still my mother and I loved her. – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. Phillis too- he screamed whenever he saw her, and with a jealousy not unnatural and which Mrs. Grey was rather sorry for than annoyed at, she came into the room continually. – Christian's Mistake by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  9. " I listened at the door," she said, in a harsh, unnatural voice. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  10. The voice was hard and unnatural – Polly and the Princess by Emma C. Dowd
  11. I have thought since how unnatural I should have considered this, if I had read it in a book. – Basil by Wilkie Collins
  12. We have seen that it is not unnatural to say: That tree is really green; it is only its distance that makes it look blue. – An Introduction to Philosophy by George Stuart Fullerton
  13. " Maria," he began in an unnatural voice, " we're bound for to part, and I can trewly swear, on leaving ye, that-" "- that for two- score year and twelve It's never entered your head to consider whether I've made 'ee a good wife or a bad. – The Delectable Duchy by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  14. The young man waited to hear no more, but mechanically followed Hetty to his room, starting and turning pale as a wild, unnatural laugh fell on his ear. – 'Lena Rivers by Mary J. Holmes
  15. I could not imagine that this huge creature was in earnest in offering to beat me for what I had said, and yet I was sensible too of an unnatural fire in his eyes- a glow that put an expression of savage exultation into them; and this look of his somehow held me motionless and speechless. – The Honour of the Flag by W. Clark Russell
  16. Some one had been in the lane; some one had opened the window of his or her room in that tenement house across from him- surely there was nothing surprising, unnatural or even out of the commonplace in that. – The Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  17. It is unnatural for her to be so calm. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  18. So far, her strength had been unnatural born of the terror that made her unconscious of any wound. – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  19. She lay on her cushions very pale and white, but for the red spot on each cheek, and an unnatural brightness of the eyes. – The Heart of Denise and Other Tales by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  20. Something in the unnatural calmness of her tone startled him; he turned to question her. – At the Time Appointed by A. Maynard Barbour