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Ridiculous Quotes

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The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase:
if you pursue happiness you'll never find it.
- C. P. Snow

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius
and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous
than absolutely boring.
- Marilyn Monroe

I have a fine sense of the ridiculous,
but no sense of humor.
- Edward Albee

They have so fundamentally flawed techniques it's ridiculous.
They shoot the ball flat.
They all stand upright, there's just so many things they do incorrectly.
- Rick Barry

 

Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous.
When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.
- George Burns

The prices are ridiculous...
I don't see how people can go back and forth to work or to school.
How can we afford the gas?
- Dorothy Thompson

To send our troops, our ships, our planes to this war is ridiculous.
- John Hewson

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I never give in to the temptation to be difficult just
for the sake of being difficult.
That would be too ridiculous.
- Jacques Derrida

I find respect for a mediocre British composer,
as opposed to a really good American,
ridiculous because they automatically respect a composer if he's from England.
- John Corigliano

I've met them down in the Cost and Accounting Department,
clean-shaven and in white collars.
They can't see a damn thing ridiculous about themselves...
only about you.
- Jean Shepherd

It is ridiculous to set a detective story in New York City.
New York City is itself a detective story.
- Agatha Christie

It would be ridiculous for me to say anything negative
regarding blacks having an equal opportunity on TV.
- Flip Wilson

I think that most people think painters are kind of ridiculous,
you know?
- Roy Lichtenstein

The idea of a federal betting parlor on atrocities
and terrorism is ridiculous and it's grotesque.
- Ron Wyden

Today you have something like A Film by Joe Harry.
That is patently asinine and ridiculous.
- Elmer Bernstein

My wife's jealousy is getting ridiculous.
The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was.
- Rodney Dangerfield

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.
Great works are often born on a street corner or in
a restaurant's revolving door.
- Albert Camus

I think the tax cut is ridiculous but so am I. - Randy Newman

It's a humorous statement that doesn't mean anything.
You can't lie to God - it's ridiculous.
- Jimmy Swaggart

Petitions are ridiculous.
- Shane MacGowan

I think it's ridiculous to try to sell records to teenagers,
because teenagers don't buy my records.
And there ain't that many teenagers out there in the marketplace.
- John Mellencamp

Every milieu has something ridiculous about it -
film-making,
the music world, painting - because people who take
themselves seriously become funny pretty quickly.
- Rebecca Miller

That's the way it is with poetry: When it is incomprehensible it seems profound,
and when you understand it, it is only ridiculous.
- Galway Kinnell

How ridiculous I was as a Marionette!
And how happy I am, now that I have become a real boy!
- Carlo Collodi

I personally would not have plastic surgery.
What the hell for? It looks ridiculous.
- Calvin Klein

Four years ago in speaking of a Jewish nation one ran
the risk of being regarded ridiculous.
Today he makes himself ridiculous who denies the existence of a Jewish nation.
- Theodor Herzl

Sometimes life gives us lessons sent in ridiculous packaging.
- Dar Williams

We know no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public
in one of its periodical fits of morality.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous,
and the expense damnable.
- Lord Chesterfield

Yeah, I had gay friends.
The first thing I realized was that everybody's different,
and it becomes obvious that all of the gay stereotypes are ridiculous.
- Bruce Springsteen

If anger proceeds from a great cause,
it turns to fury; if from a small cause,
it is peevishness; and so is always either terrible or ridiculous.
- Jeremy Taylor

Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs
the risk of looking ridiculous;
anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not.
- Vaclav Havel

Sex is like washing your face - just something you do because you have to.
Sex without love is absolutely ridiculous.
Sex follows love, it never precedes it.
- Sophia Loren

I had this song called Helter Skelter,
which is just a ridiculous song.
So we did it like that, 'cuz I like noise.
- Paul McCartney

The fate of animals is of greater importance to me
than the fear of appearing ridiculous;
it is indissolubly connected with the fate of men.
- Emile Zola

Walking has been ridiculous in college basketball the past 15 years.
- Bobby Knight

There is not in the universe a more ridiculous,
nor a more contemptible animal, than a proud clergyman.
- Henry Fielding

It's a bit ridiculous to have people who have two years
of experience handling an $83 billion budget.
- Mike Thompson

A woman will allow herself to be clouded by her emotions.
Her reasonable thought becomes completely unreasonable
over the most ridiculous thing.
It's a girl thing.
- Lea DeLaria

A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions
than anything else in the world.
- Edmond de Goncourt

Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive.
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton

It's ridiculous that time and time again we need a
radioactive cloud coming out of a nuclear power-station
to remind us that atomic energy is extraordinarily dangerous.
- Pierre Schaeffer

Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous;
it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.
- Thornton Wilder

Very often, I don't make it through moments of recording
because it is genuinely funny and absolutely ridiculous
that a 60-year-old grown man is making these noises.
- David Ogden Stiers

I'm not a very gregarious person.
I can't bear attention being called to me in a public place,
which is ridiculous in a business that pays you to be noticed.
- Gabriel Byrne

All the passions make us commit faults;
love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The truth is not wonderful enough to suit the newspapers;
so they enlarge upon it,
and invent ridiculous embellishments.
- Anne Sullivan

Everything has two sides - the outside that is ridiculous,
and the inside that is solemn.
- Olive Schreiner

An actor should be ready to play any role within reason.
For example, I think the most ridiculous thing for
me to do would be to try and play Shakespeare.
- Glenn Ford

In comedy, you have to be unafraid to hang from the
tree branch naked in the high wind and you have to
be absolutely unafraid to look ridiculous and silly.
- Matt LeBlanc

This is a ridiculous heat wave we're in right now,
and to contribute, Newt Gingrich said that for the entire month of June,
he will stop blowing hot air.
- Bill Maher

I was put under contract.
A major studio.
I got nominated for an Academy Award.
Isn't that ridiculous? I mean, at the age of 18!
- Angela Lansbury

Her hat is a creation that will never go out of style;
it will just look ridiculous year after year.
- Fred Allen

The only dead bodies from marijuana are in the prisons
and at the hands of the police.
This is ridiculous.
- Jack Herer

That's kind of the weird thing that M. Night Shyamalan
has sort of unleashed upon the world is this need for
every movie to have these ridiculous endings.
- Alex Winter

It's never been bad or ridiculous.
I know who I am and what I've done, and I'm really comfortable with myself.
- Tina Yothers

I'm not one of these guys who says, Now I'm on a really hot show,
better quit soon before I get labeled.
That's the most ridiculous notion I'd ever heard.
- Jeff Probst

To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind
to extraordinary sanctity and virtue must seem...
ridiculous.
- William Hazlitt

I was in Sweden for 10 days.
They put me on the front page of the daily papers eight days in a row.
I did nothing to warrant any of the attention.
It was ridiculous.
- Johnny Thunders

I think people are going to return to sanity when they
see how ridiculous many of these charges are,
and how the predictions are not borne out.
- Dixie Lee Ray

He explained how ridiculous the clowning was,
and there and then I decided to settle down and play seriously.
- Mary Lou Williams

The whole decathlon is ridiculous, but the 1,500 meters is insanity.
- Rafer Johnson

Satire is tragedy plus time.
You give it enough time, the public,
the reviewers will allow you to satirize it.
Which is rather ridiculous, when you think about it.
- Lenny Bruce

People don't mind being mean; but they never want to be ridiculous.
- Moliere

They were ridiculous times.
After I won my world championship in 1976,
I went to Japan.
- Barry Sheene

First of all I thought it was ugly, I thought it was
ridiculous that undercover police guys would drive
a striped tomato and I've never been a big champion of Ford.
- Paul M. Glaser

Affectation is certain deformity; by forming themselves on fantastic models,
the young begin with being ridiculous,
and often end in being vicious.
- Robert Blair

In marriage there are no manners to keep up,
and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism.
Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again.
We are not ridiculous to ourselves.
We are ageless.
That is the luxury of the wedding ring.
- Enid Bagnold

People are ridiculous only when they try or seem to
be that which they are not.
- Giacomo Leopardi

I sign every autograph I can for kids because I remember myself at that age.
I think it's ridiculous that some guys won't sign for a kid.
- Jim Thome

Secondly, I thought it was ridiculous to have two undercover
policemen driving around in a striped tomato.
- Paul M. Glaser


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