Ordinary

Ordinary may refer to:

  • Ordinary (heraldry), a simple geometrical figure on displayed on a shield
  • Ordinary (lecture), a type of lecture given in universities of the Middle Ages
  • Ordinary (liturgy), a set of texts in Roman Catholic and other Western Christian liturgies that are generally invariable
  • Ordinary (officer), an officer of a church or civic authority who by reason of office has ordinary power to execute laws
  • "Ordinary" (Wayne Brady song) (2008)
  • "Ordinary" (Train song) (2004)
  • Ordinary (film), a Malayalam-language film

Famous quotes containing the word ordinary:

    A murderer is regarded by the conventional world as something almost monstrous, but a murderer to himself is only an ordinary man.... It is only if the murderer is a good man that he can be regarded as monstrous.
    Graham Greene (1904–1991)

    The business of the poet is not to find new emotions, but to use the ordinary ones and, in working them up into poetry, to express feelings which are not in actual emotions at all.
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

    If you are obliged to neglect any thing, let it be your chemistry. It is the least useful and the least amusing to a country gentleman of all the ordinary branches of science.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)