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Nonsensical Quotes

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Strictly speaking, the idea of a scientific poem is
probably as nonsensical as that of a poetic science.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Don't depend on other people to be responsible for you.
Don't make yourself stressed out over nonsensical things like material things.
- Eartha Kitt

The atheistic idea is so nonsensical that I cannot put it into words.
- Lord Kelvin

Sometimes I say things that I can't believe came out of my mouth.
Or I won't mean something and it will come out completely nonsensical.
- Rachael Leigh Cook

 

It's finding those nonsensical pieces of conversation
that we all do all the time.
We do all the time.
When we're talking on the telephone,
there are arguments with people who agree when they
both think that they disagree.
- Barry Levinson

In an era when information can be sent instantaneously anywhere,
it is utterly nonsensical that our Nation's police,
the fire, and EMS personnel cannot consistently communicate with each other.
- Bill Pascrell

If our most highly qualified General Staff officers
had been told to work out the most nonsensical high
level organization for war which they could think of,
they could not have produced anything more stupid that
that which we have at present.
- Claus von Stauffenberg

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If a man would follow, today, the teachings of the Old Testament,
he would be a criminal.
If he would follow strictly the teachings of the New,
he would be insane.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

Whoever wants peace among nations must seek to limit
the state and its influence most strictly.
- Ludwig von Mises

We have never been strictly political,
only strictly funny.
- Adrian Edmondson

In love as in sport, the amateur status must be strictly maintained.
- Robert Graves

Strictly speaking, my interest is not in legal rights
for animals but in a change of heart towards animals.
- J. M. Coetzee

Ella can work nightclubs that Duke might not be able to work,
because of having the big band.
Where they go now is strictly a matter of their own names and talents.
- Norman Granz

History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions;
the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
- W. H. Auden

Sometimes it leads me even to hesitate whether I am
strictly correct in my idea that all men are born to equal rights,
for their conduct seems to me to contravene the doctrine.
- Benjamin F. Wade

A computer shall not waste your time or require you
to do more work than is strictly necessary.
- Jef Raskin

The best way to get a bad law repealed
is to enforce it strictly.
- Abraham Lincoln

I do remember doing shows strictly in black and white,
too, so you're right.
- Jim Henson

I'm not strictly vegetarian, but meat doesn't play a big part in my diet.
- Katie Holmes

The actor cannot afford to look only to his own life
for all his material nor pull strictly from his own
experience to find his acting choices and feelings.
- Stella Adler

Jury selection is strictly an emotional process.
They're looking for people they can manipulate.
Both sides are.
- Joseph Wambaugh

Thus mating of females was strictly along the lines of paternal song.
- Peter R. Grant

No one can ever enter the celestial kingdom unless he is strictly honest.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.

My father was a teacher, and there were teachers all around,
his friends, they were working for the Government and
their behaviour was within strictly limited areas.
- C. L. R. James

I tried to look presentable for a show,
but not for sexual attraction.
It was strictly for show business.
- Little Richard

The President wishes the Japanese to be very prudent
about the introduction of opium,
and if a treaty is made, he wishes that opium may be strictly prohibited.
- Townsend Harris

Invention, strictly speaking, is little more than a
new combination of those images which have been previously
gathered and deposited in the memory;
nothing can come of nothing.
- Joshua Reynolds

So actually we didn't have any contacts with UFO organizations.
It was all strictly government.
- Betty Hill

Only the man who disciplines himself strictly can stand
for long the terrific pace of modern war.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the
law which is most strictly observed.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

And strictly forbid that any quarrelling be at your meals.
- Robert Grosseteste

We also need to strengthen the security of our borders
and ports and strictly control immigration.
- Jim Ramstad

The fact is that much misunderstanding is often caused
by our modern attempts to limit too strictly the meaning of a Greek word.
- Gilbert Murray

Age is strictly a case of mind over matter.
If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
- Jack Benny

A state is better governed which has few laws,
and those laws strictly observed.
- Rene Descartes

If there wasn't any business and it was just strictly basketball,
then there would be no issue, it would probably be done by now.
But the team has to protect.
- Jason Kidd

Over-reliance on strictly economic justifications has
already begun to hurt the quality and range of education
at every level of American life.
- Charles Vest

My rackets are run on strictly American lines and they're going to stay that way.
- Al Capone

In each of my characters there is a little of me.
Not strictly autobiographical but a little piece of my soul.
- Dario Argento

Cultural anthropology is more and more rapidly getting
to realize itself as a strictly historical science.
- Edward Sapir

The human imagination...
has great difficulty in living strictly within the
confines of a materialist practice or philosophy.
It dreams, like a dog in its basket,
of hares in the open.
- John Berger

And capital punishment, however ineffective it may
be and through whatever ignorance it may be resorted to,
is a strictly defensive act, - at least in theory.
- Benjamin Tucker

Composers in the old days used to keep strictly to the base of the theme,
as their real subject.
Beethoven varies the melody, harmony and rhythms so beautifully.
- Johannes Brahms

From a strictly articulatory point of view there is no succession of sounds.
- Roman Jakobson

I believe in intuition and inspiration.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
For knowledge is limited,
whereas imagination embraces the entire world,
stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.
It is, strictly speaking, a real factor in scientific research.
- Albert Einstein

The ordinary scientific man is strictly a sentimentalist.
He is a sentimentalist in this essential sense,
that he is soaked and swept away by mere associations.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

But man has still another powerful resource:
natural science with its strictly objective methods.
- Ivan Pavlov

As for sticking strictly to presently known science,
I will simply point out that we have already experienced
at least two major revolutions in science in this century alone.
- Stanley Schmidt

Kinsey was never a lawyer.
She's strictly blue collar.
- Sue Grafton

Strictly speaking, every citizen above a certain level
of income is guilty of some offense.
- Max Frisch

When I use the Internet, it's pretty much strictly for music.
Checking out other people's web sites,
what's going on, listening to music.
It's pretty much a musical thing for me.
- Liz Phair

Epic poetry exhibits life in some great symbolic attitude.
It cannot strictly be said to symbolize life itself,
but always some manner of life.
- Lascelles Abercrombie

A film's success or failure is strictly on the director's shoulders.
- Robin Tunney

The nobility of a human being is strictly independent
of that of his convictions.
- Jean Rostand

I'm strictly for Stevenson.
I don't dig the intellectual bit, but I'm telling you,
man, he knows the most.
- Elvis Presley

See, I never wrote arrangements for the band for Judy Garland;
I did strictly special material,
special lyrics, put together all of her medleys.
- Mel Torme

But, strictly speaking, this mythology was no essential
part of ancient religion,
for it had no sacred sanction and no binding force on the worshippers.
- William Robertson Smith

Our marriage is strictly in name only.
It has never been consummated.
- LaToya Jackson

It's different today than it was then.
In those days we were strictly amateurs.
If I had wanted to stay in for the '80 Olympics,
my parents couldn't have afforded it.
- Dorothy Hamill

Strictly speaking, there are no real substitutes for sexual satisfaction.
- Dashiell Hammett

It seems to me that for Darwin the pulsing of evolutionary
rates was a strictly vertical phenomenon.
- Ernst Mayr

If I'm writing strictly for others, how does that show
what I'm experiencing or thinking? I just got to a
point where I realized I could be as personal as I
wanted to be and people could relate to those situations if they so choose.
- Chantal Kreviazuk

It goes without saying that the desire to accomplish
the task with more confidence,
to avoid wasting time and labour, and to spare our
experimental animals as much as possible,
made us strictly observe all the precautions taken
by surgeons in respect to their patients.
- Ivan Pavlov

Keep it in tune with the times, but don't write with
the specific purpose of trying to create a hit.
If you're doing it strictly to make money,
you're crazy.
There are easier ways to make money.
- Dorothy Fields

There are kids out there that are into Iron Maiden
and others who are strictly into industrial music,
but they come for the same reason; they all like us
and they different things out of the band's music.
- Daisy Berkowitz

An attitude to life which seeks fulfillment in the
single-minded pursuit of wealth -
in short,
materialism - does not fit into this world,
because it contains within itself no limiting principle,
while the environment in which it is placed is strictly limited.
- Charles Edwards

That would be getting up at 5 am...
I don't understand why film's shoot such brutal hours.
I think it'd be worth it to not be so strictly cost-effective and have an 8 hour day.
The film's would benefit in the end.
- Terry Zwigoff

Darwin based his theory on generalizations that were strictly empirical.
You can go out and see that organisms do vary,
that variations are inherited, and that every organism
is capable of increasing its numbers in sufficiently favorable circumstances.
- George C. Williams

Well, again working strictly to the film,
where you had this lovely, lovely land of brightness and color.
And everybody is smiling and happy and butterflies
flitting around and it was that kind of image that,
it was like a dream world, really.
- George Martin

Job's avoidance of rebellion against God has nothing
to do with God being good or wise or anything like that;
it's strictly because God is so powerful,
and you don't fight something when you are so much
weaker than that which you would fight.
- George C. Williams

I assure this committee that, if I am confirmed,
I will be strictly independent of all political influences...
essential to that institution's ability to function
effectively and achieve its mandated objectives.
- Ben Bernanke


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