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150 Unique The Black Sheep Quotes (2023)

1. “I’m the black sheep.” — Sienna Miller


2. “There is a public perception that Paris Hilton is the black sheep of the family.” — Jerry Oppenheimer


3. “In the decision supply chain, you account for your core values, consider all the facts and honor your feelings in the moment.”


4. “Normal is not something to aspire to, it’s something to get away from.” — Jodie Foster


5. I hate the term black sheep, but I just felt like I wasn't keeping up. It was a subtle pressure I put on myself.


6. “People have a problem with me being different, but that propels me forward in life.” — Mary-Louise Parker


7. “One cannot blame an organization that picks up an occasional black sheep, one only takes exception if it retains an accumulation of them.” — Dion Fortune


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9. I was a black sheep, but now I'm just a goat.


10. I dug the idea that I was being perceived as the black sheep of my family, but for me, it was like, I was a rebel, and that to me was most important.


11. “The black sheep is sometimes the only one telling the truth.”


12. I was considered the black sheep of the family, neighbours didn't want their kids playing with me.


13. “I always believed I was an ugly duckling in a family of swans, you know? I was such a black sheep, and it was the same way in high school. I was just kind of that awkward theater kid with a bunch of athletes.” — Lindsay Pearce


14. “I always believed I was an ugly duckling in a family of swans, you know? I was such a black sheep, and it was the same way in high school. I was just kind of that awkward theater kid with a bunch of athletes, it was very Glee.” — Lindsay Pearce


15. I was literally the black sheep of the family, and there were definitely moments of discomfort while my grandmother was working through her racism.


16. “The black sheep? You and I are more like the tie-dyed sheep!” — Karl Wiggins


17. “Authenticity is impossible if your Black Sheep Values are lost.” — Brant Menswar


18. “Your Black Sheep Values inform your purpose, and your purpose fuels your commitment to action.”


19. “The black sheep are the ones you want to get to know.” — Marty Rubin


20. “There is no flock of black sheep.”


21. I was the black sheep of the family, and my mother never really understood me.


22. “- Steve Dodds: What the heck is that?


23. “My mother, after stopping her physical abuse, began conveying my private life through a filtered lens to my relatives via phone. She was the 'dutiful mother' and painted our family portrait as a hardship because of me.”


24. After all, the wool of a black sheep is just as warm..


25. “I hardly ever spent any time with my mum and dad whatever, really, or brothers or sisters. We just really didn’t get along. I was pretty much like the black sheep of the family, to be honest.” — Andrew Chan


26. “- Mike Donnelly: I got a bowl of chocolate pudding in my underpants!


27. “I’m a prodigal son. The black sheep of a white flock.” — William A. Drake


28. I'm from a family of bankers and businessmen, and here I am, the artist, the black sheep.


29. “I’m a little bit more unusual so I consider myself as the black sheep.” — Ann Wilson


30. I have always been the black sheep of the family. I am the middle child, with an older and a younger sister.


31. “I was a bit of a humor black sheep. I would make these jokes full of irony and dark cynicism and that just didn’t work when I was seven, people did not laugh.” — Ayda Field


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33. “Being hated by America was good for the city, and good for America. Every family needs a black sheep.” — Jeremiah Moss


34. I was really sporty and loved singing. I started off doing musical theater. I left university to go to drama school. So I was a bit of a black sheep.


35. “We've all been screwed by Governor Tracy, and now, I'm going to screw her!”


36. When I was a kid I was the black sheep of the family because all my uncles and cousins were big Inter fans while I've always been Juve. In fact when I'm injured or suspended I'll be in the stands behind the goal when we're playing - in with the fans where I'm happiest.


37. “The so-called black sheep of the family are, in fact, hunters born of paths of liberation into the family tree.


38. “I have always been the black sheep of the family. I am the middle child, with an older and a younger sister.” — Fawad Khan


39. “At some point in the life of every scapegoat, the clock will strike the midnight hour, the masks will come off, and the aggression of family will reveal itself.”


40. “People are afraid of things they don’t understand. They don’t know how to relate. It threatens their security, their existence, their career, their image.” — Bill Laswell


41. “The lambs in their arms were as smooth as mushrooms, the flock at their heels unruffled. And amid all that froth of fleece, white and metrical as soap-suds, there was no sign of a black lamb.


42. “- Steve Dodds: This is great I never win at checkers.


43. “Not a single family finds itself exempt from that one haunted casualty who suffered irreparable damage in the crucible they entered at birth. Where some children can emerge from conditions of soul-killing abuse and manage to make their lives into something of worth and value, others can’t limp away from the hurts and gleanings time decanted for them in flawed beakers of memory. … There is one crazy that belongs to each of


44. “I was considered the black sheep of the family, neighbours didn’t want their kids playing with me.” — Michelle Pfeiffer


45. “The black sheep? You and I are more like the tie-dyed sheep!”


46. I may be the black sheep of the family, but some of the white sheep aren't as white as they try to appear.


47. “Tying whether you feel good to an outcome can bite you in the ass.”


48. “When the Lord’s white sheep become dirty gray, all black sheep feel more comfortable.” — Vance Havner


49. “In this family of accomplished scholars, I was to become the academic black sheep. I performed adequately at high school, but in comparison to my older brother, who set the record for the highest cumulative average for our high school, my performance was decidedly mediocre.” — Steven Chu


50. “Results have nothing to do with making a good or bad choice.”


51. I am the black sheep of my family. They are all super talented and intelligent and got proper jobs. Most of my family is in medicine, actually. They are all too clever to be doing what I do.


52. ... a lively affair, extremely violent, full of black humour and what might be called shear terror.


53. “Within three months I had gone from being this black sheep of the town to suddenly becoming a pop star.” — Alison Moyet


54. “I’m a college dropout. My parents thought they had three respectable children, and I was the black sheep.” — Ritesh Agarwal


55. “From the window, above the clatter of pots and the slamming of cabinets, Francis was singing, as though it was the happiest song in the world: ‘We are the little black sheep who have gone astray. Baa baa baa. Gentlemen songsters off on a spree. Doomed from here to eternity.” — Donna Tartt


56. A black sheep is a biting beast.


57. “The black sheep of the family might produce eagles.” — Tamerlan Kuzgov


58. “I am the black sheep of my family. They are all super talented and intelligent and got proper jobs. Most of my family is in medicine, actually. They are all too clever to be doing what I do.” — Will Poulter


59. “All of my closest friends are special people. Most are very different from the rest of their families. They came here to make a positive difference.”


60. “A family without a black sheep is not a typical family.” — Heinrich Böll


61. “The hardest thing about being an outcast isn’t the love you don’t receive. It’s the love you long to give that nobody wants.” — Jodee Blanco


62. “Being a black sheep is a way I would describe myself.” — Gin Wigmore


63. “Everything in the universe has a purpose. There are no misfits, no freaks, no accidents. There are only things we don’t understand.” — Marlo Morgan


64. “When someone tells you that you are different, smile and hold your head up and be proud.” — Angelina Jolie


65. One cannot blame an organization that picks up an occasional black sheep, one only takes exception if it retains an accumulation of them.


66. “Do not cringe and make yourself small if you are called the black sheep, the maverick, the lone wolf. Those with slow seeing say that a nonconformist is a blight on society. But it has been proven over the centuries that being different means standing at the edge, that one is practically guaranteed to make an original contribution, a useful and stunning contribution to their culture.” — Clarissa Pinkola Estés


67. “I hate the term black sheep, but I just felt like I wasn’t keeping up. It was a subtle pressure I put on myself.” — Nnamdi Asomugha


68. “- Steve Dodds: Ro-ads. Ro-ods.


69. “I am different and it has cost me many people, but I’m always myself. It’s better to lose others than lose yourself to fit in.” — Unknown


70. “My husband sings Baa Baa black sheep and we pretend that all’s certain and good, that the marriage won’t end.” — Anne Sexton


71. “You can only make a difference by being different.” — Rick Warren


72. “There is no flock of black sheep.” — Ljupka Cvetanova


73. “I started off doing musical theater. I left university to go to drama school. So I was a bit of a black sheep.” — Sophie Cookson


74. We're poor little lambs who've lost our way, Baa! Baa! Baa! We're little black sheep who've gone astray, Baa-aa-aa! Gentlemen-rankers out on the spree, Cursed from here to Eternity, God ha' mercy on such as we, Baa! Yah! Bah!


75. “I was always the black sheep of the family and was always told I was dumb, and I had a low IQ, and did bad in school.” — Francis Ford Coppola


76. Within three months I had gone from being this black sheep of the town to suddenly becoming a pop star.


77. To rally every black sheep is my goal.


78. “I like weird people. The black sheep, the odd ducks, the rejects, the eccentric, the loners, the lost and forgotten. More often than not, these people have the most beautiful souls.” — Unknown


79. “In families, children tend to take on stock roles, as if there were hats hung up in some secret place, visible only to the children. Each succeeding child selects a hat and takes on that role: the good child, the black sheep, the clown, and so forth.” — Ellen Galinsky


80. “That's one small step for man! One giant... I have a dream!”


81. When the Lord's white sheep become dirty gray, all black sheep feel more comfortable.


82. “What sets you apart can sometimes feel like a burden, and it’s not. And a lot of the time, it’s what makes you great.” — Emma Stone


83. Every institution, including the judiciary has its share of black sheep and corrupt judges.


84. “If I was a sheep, I would be black.” — Kirsty Eagar


85. “The black sheep of the family might produce eagles.”


86. ...Holy Sh*t!


87. “I may be the black sheep of the family, but some of the white sheep aren’t as white as they try to appear.”


88. “The biggest lie about purpose is that you find it. You don't find purpose, you choose it.”


89. I always believed I was an ugly duckling in a family of swans, you know? I was such a black sheep, and it was the same way in high school... I was just kind of that awkward theater kid with a bunch of athletes... it was very 'Glee.'


90. “If you’re a black sheep or a tie-died sheep or a Carefree Scamp – I’d rather sit around the fire with you than the ‘decent, mediocre types’ any day of the week.” — Karl Wiggins


91. “I'm now proud to be the scapegoat, black sheep, or whatever animal because toxic generational patterns are finally ending with me.”


92. “Somehow I think it was declared very early on that I was the black sheep of the family, not a very good student.” — Dustin Hoffman


93. “We’ve all been in positions where we felt out of place or not accepted for whatever reason. For me, that’s been my life. I’ve always been that person that stood out. And what makes you an outcast is what makes you unique, and you should harness that.” — André Mack


94. “If people don’t like you or think you’re strange, then that’s their problem.” — Nicholas Sparks


95. “I’m the black sheep: I got into telly.” — Bradley Walsh


96. I was a bit of a humor black sheep. I would make these jokes full of irony and dark cynicism and that just didn't work when I was seven, people did not laugh.


97. “He had expected to have been received, if not with gratification, at least with pleasure: it had been a piece of condescension on the part of the head of the family to have visited its reprobate, but the reprobate was apparently unaware of this.”


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99. “Authenticity is impossible if your Black Sheep Values are lost.”


100. “I was the black sheep of the family, and my mother never really understood me.” — Andre Rieu


101. “I thought not fitting in was something I had to fix. Now I see it as my superpower.” — Maxime Lagacé


102. I feel kind of like the black sheep in Congress, but here I am.


103. Somehow I think it was declared very early on that I was the - if not the black sheep of the family, not a very good student.


104. “Being different and thinking differently make a person unforgettable. History does not remember the forgettable. It honors the unique minority the majority cannot forget.” — Suzy Kassem


105. “When people contribute through their Black Sheep Values, their unique purpose is amplified.”― Brant Menswar


106. “I find that the very things that I get criticized for, which is usually being different and just doing my own thing and just being original, is the very thing that’s making me successful.” — Shania Twain


107. I was always the black sheep of the family and always told that I was dumb, and I had a low IQ and did badly in school.


108. “I think being different, going against the grain of society, is the greatest thing in the world.” — Elijah Wood


109. “I could go over to your mama's, and light a small fire in her panties!”


110. “I’m from a family of bankers and businessmen, and here I am, the artist, the black sheep.” — Matthew Quick


111. “When people contribute through their Black Sheep Values, their unique purpose is amplified.”


112. “You laugh at me because I’m different. I laugh at you because you are all the same.” — Unknown


113. In families children tend to take on stock roles, as if there were hats hung up in some secret place, visible only to the children. Each succeeding child selects a hat and takes on that role: the good child, the black sheep, the clown, and so forth.


114. “There are only three options for black sheep: live authentically and get kicked out of the community, have the courage to move out on your own and rebuild from scratch, or hide your true self and desperately try to fit in (which you never will).”


115. Being a black sheep is a way I would describe myself.


116. “Fitting in allows you to blend in with everyone else, but being different allows you to be yourself, to be unique and to be more creative.” — Sonya Parker


117. I'm a college dropout. My parents thought they had three respectable children, and I was the black sheep.


118. “I’ve always been a black sheep. That’s a hard thing to be until you find your calling in life. I was bullied a lot at school, probably because I was perceived to be different from everyone else.” — Natalie Dormer


119. “Learn to forgive yourself by forgiving someone else first.”


120. I’ve always been a black sheep. That’s a hard thing to be until you find your calling in life. I was bullied a lot at school, probably because I was perceived to be different from everyone else.


121. “We’re poor little lambs who’ve lost our way, Baa! Baa! Baa! We’re little black sheep who’ve gone astray, Baa-aa-aa! Gentlemen-rankers out on the spree, Damned from here to Eternity, God ha’ mercy on such as we, Baa! Yah! Bah!” — Rudyard Kipling


122. “A black sheep is a biting beast.” — Thomas Bastard


123. Education in our family was not merely emphasized, it was our raison d'etre ... In this family of accomplished scholars, I was to become the academic black sheep.


124. “Every institution, including the judiciary has its share of black sheep and corrupt judges.” — Prashanth Bhushan


125. “Authenticity is impossible if your Black Sheep Values are lost.” ―Brant Menswar


126. I'm a prodigal son. The black sheep of a white flock.


127. “There are only three options for black sheep: live authentically and get kicked out of the community, have the courage to move out on your own and rebuild from scratch, or hide your true self and desperately try to fit in (which you never will).” — Ben Crawford


128. “High-performing teams use deliberate intention to align personal and organizational values.”


129. I'm the black sheep: I got into telly.


130. “Facts can exist beyond any limits you might set for them. Open up your search to find the real truth.”


131. ​​”I feel kind of like the black sheep in Congress, but here I am.” — Sonny Bono


132. “- Mike Donnelly: Whoa, what happened to you? Did you fall into some mud or something?


133. Do not cringe and make yourself small if you are called the black sheep, the maverick, the lone wolf. Those with slow seeing say that a noncomformist is a blight on society. But it has been proven over the centuries, that being different means standing at the edge, that one is practically guaranteed to make an original contribution, a useful and stunning contribution to her culture.


134. “We’re all misfits herefrom our weirdness and our differences, from our manic fixations, our obsessions, our passions. From all those wild and wacky things that make each of us unique.” – Terri Windling


135. “- Governor Tracy: Now you'll have to tell me your name so I know who to make the check out to.


136. “I dug the idea that I was being perceived as the black sheep of my family. It was like, I was a rebel, and that to me was most important.” — Larry Bishop


137. I never really was good at being a family general man, really. I hardly ever spent any time with my mum and dad whatever, really, or brothers or sisters. We just really didn't get along. I was pretty much like the black sheep of the family, to be honest.


138. “I always preferred to hang out with the outcasts, because they were cooler. They had better taste in music, for one thing, I guess because they had more time to develop one, with the lack of social interaction they had.” — John Hughes


139. “Make sure your relationships are worth the investment.”


140. “After the accident Black Sheep was pretty much at an end.” — Lou Gramm


141. “Inspired by the Book of Leviticus, the artist saw the goat as an archetype for Jesus Christ, the "suffering servant of God," who carried our sins with his cross as an act of redemptive suffering. Thus, the Lamb of God is the Last Scapegoat.”


142. “If you are not living with deliberate intention, you're winging it.”


143. “Sometimes our feelings don't leave room for fairy tales.”


144. “After all, the wool of a black sheep is just as warm.” — Ernest Lehman


145. “I was literally the black sheep of the family, and there were definitely moments of discomfort while my grandmother was working through her racism.” — Lisa Bonet


146. I'm a little bit more unusual so I consider myself as the black sheep.


147. “Understanding your motivation for a decision helps you stay committed to it.”


148. There is a public perception that Paris Hilton is the black sheep of the family.


149. “I could see Mount Sodom beyond the distant shores, where the goat had been chosen as a sacrifice to redeem the wicked tribe.”


150. “I’m the king of the 20th century. I’m the boogeyman, the villian, the black sheep of the family.” — Alan Moore


151. “To rally every black sheep is my goal.” — Julian Cope


152. “[Phoebe Broome] 'Well,' she said at last. 'You've now met my father. At his worst.'


153. “If you’re a black sheep or a tie-died sheep or a Carefree Scamp - I’d rather sit around the fire with you than the ‘decent, mediocre types’ any day of the week.”


154. “Constantly changing feelings can pull us off balance. Our Black Sheep Values help us stand firm.”


155. “We’re the weird kids, the black sheep, the ones that don’t fit in – and we love it that way.”


156. .. In this family of accomplished scholars, I was to become the academic black sheep. I performed adequately at high school, but in comparison to my older brother, who set the record for the highest cumulative average for our high school, my performance was decidedly mediocre.

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