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Serious Quotes

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The moment you start seeing life
as non-serious, a playfulness,
all the burden on your heart disappears.
All the fear of death, of life,
of love - everything disappears.
- Osho

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Life is serious? Why?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is serious, get out your magic wand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This is serious, get out your magic wand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

A joke is a very serious thing.
- Winston Churchill

Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
- Peter Ustinov

It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious
liberty from a room of silent,
thoughtful schoolchildren.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

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People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware.
- Alan Kay

Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
- Charles de Gaulle

The one serious conviction that a man should have
is that nothing should be taken too seriously.
- Nicholas Murray Butler

Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
- Brendan Gill

The concept of two people living together for 25 years
without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit
only to be admired in sheep.
- A. P. Herbert

Humor is a serious thing.
I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources,
which must be preserved at all cost.
- James Thurber

Serious illness doesn't bother me for long
because I am too inhospitable a host.
- Albert Schweitzer

A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances
must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically
necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.
- Barbara Mikulski

I've been to war, and it's not easy to kill.
It's bloody and messy and totally horrifying,
and the consequences are serious.
- Oliver Stone

To beat the market you'll have to invest serious bucks
to dig up information no one else has yet.
- Merton Miller

Feels good to try, but playing a father,
I'm getting a little older.
I see now that I'm taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle.
- Adam Sandler

I believed that our own public would keep this in mind
even in this serious crisis,
and stand firm if only we at the front continued to stand firm too.
- Paul von Hindenburg

I like serious films, the moneymaking blockbusters
that don't make any kind of sense and John Carpenter films.
- Pam Grier

Where there had been only jeers or taunts at first,
crowds come to listen with serious and sympathetic men.
- Edward Carpenter

All serious daring starts from within.
- Eudora Welty

For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports,
and should be deemed as their most serious actions.
- Michel de Montaigne

Americans seem sometimes to believe that if you are
a thinker you must be a frowning bore,
because thinking is so damn serious.
- Jacques Maritain

The Bush Administration claims there is a Social Security
crisis only to distract Americans from its serious
mismanagement of the federal budget.
- Mark Dayton

There is but one truly serious philosophical problem and that is suicide.
- Albert Camus

Power when wielded by abnormal energy is the most serious of facts.
- Henry B. Adams

A considerable number of persons are able to protect
themselves against the outbreak of serious neurotic
phenomena only through intense work.
- Karl Abraham

The first priority of any serious program against poverty
is to strengthen the male role in poor families.
- George Gilder

I'm very serious about no alcohol, no drugs.
Life is too beautiful.
- Jim Carrey

It's fun to do a comedy and hook people in and then
hoodwink them into watching a serious movie.
I like to lead in with the comedy and then hit them
over the head with a drama.
- Reese Witherspoon

If we refuse to accept as inevitable the irresponsibility
and educational unconcern of the adolescent culture,
then this poses a serious challenge.
- James S. Coleman

Every article I wrote in those days,
every speech I made,
is full of pleading for the recognition of lead poisoning
as a real and serious medical problem.
- Alice Hamilton

The lopsided attitudes of college professors pose a
serious challenge to learning because students are
so susceptible to becoming lopsided sheep.
- Suzanne Fields

I finally decided one day, reading science fiction magazines of the time,
I could do at least as well as some of these people are doing.
So I finally made a serious effort.
- Fred Saberhagen

Despite reforms in steroid control, serious problems
still occur in and out of baseball.
- Jim Sensenbrenner

We cannot lightly allow the perpetrator of a serious
crime to go free simply because that person believed
his actions were reasonable and necessary to prevent some perceived harm.
- Sol Wachtler

Tragically, the White House Task Force on Disadvantaged
Youth reported that one-quarter of our young people
are at serious risk of not achieving productive adulthood.
- Ruben Hinojosa

I think that I'm serious, but I don't think that I'm inordinately bleak.
- Ann Beattie

I don't ever try to make a serious social comment.
- Paul McCartney

The outcome of any serious research can only be to
make two questions grow where only one grew before.
- Thorstein Veblen

In the process of telling the truth about what you feel or what you see,
each of us has to get in touch with himself or herself in a really deep,
serious way.
- June Jordan

I got this idea of doing a really serious big work-it
would be precisely like a novel,
with a single difference: Every word of it would be
true from beginning to end.
- Truman Capote

I'll say things that are serious and put them in a
joke form so people can enjoy them.
We laugh to keep from crying.
- Kanye West

Satire is fascinating stuff.
It's deadly serious, and when politics begin to break down,
there is a drift towards satire, because it's the only
thing that makes any sense.
- Ben Nicholson

American literature had always considered writing a very serious matter.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

The first serious applications were in triterpenoid chemistry.
- Derek Harold Richard Barton

It's a battle to be seen in the world of advertisers
and in the world of business as a serious force.
- Brit Hume

A parent being called to the school because their child
had misbehaved was as serious as a parent being called
to the police station because their child had robbed a bank.
- Martin Lewis Perl

If the president is going to use so much language of theology and the Bible,
then let's use that language for a serious discussion about the war in Iraq.
And that was never done.
- Jim Wallis

I would like to feel that I have a range and that it's
not just a matter of being a comic actor or a serious actor,
because those are really artificial classifications,
I think.
- Jeffrey Jones

I think the state has some serious problems.
Just look at the layoffs going on across the state,
not just in Chicago.
It affects the middle class.
It pushes people down.
- Richard M. Daley

You can pretend to be serious; but you can't pretend to be witty.
- Sacha Guitry

I'd love to do acting, but it'd definitely have to be comedy.
I can't do serious.
It's completely beyond me.
- Allan Carr

Funny is when you're serious.
- Harvey Korman

I do a lot of serious stuff, but I'm not a very serious guy.
- Bruce Greenwood

With the marketing pressures driving the book world today,
it's much easier to get the author of a memoir on a
television show than a serious novelist.
- David Halberstam

Like all of us, we have pretty serious mood swings.
- Josh Silver

In the spring and summer of 1989, a serious political
disturbance took place in China.
- Li Peng

Serious musicians are finding it harder and harder
to have a voice in the world of music these days.
- Kevin Eubanks

Even small cults are a serious cost on the world economy,
to victims, their families, employers,
friends, and credit-card companies.
- Keith Henson

There are only two styles of portrait painting;
the serious and the smirk.
- Charles Dickens

I definitely would like to do something serious.
Not like a love story, but serious like maybe a gangster or a mobster.
A gang or a mob movie would be great.
- Jason Mewes

In this present culture, we need to find the means
to work and live together with less aggression if we
are to resolve the serious problems that afflict and impede us.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

I also found child's play - stuff that was not considered serious,
but goofy - was the stuff I liked to do,
so I still do it as an adult.
- Matt Groening

In the old days we were probably educated in cricket
in a far more serious way than now.
- Frank Woolley

This is a serious, serious condition that is also called postpartum psychosis.
And that's where, literally, you get so bad that you
end up either hurting the baby or killing yourself.
- Marie Osmond

No serious-minded man should have time for the mediocre
in any phase of his living.
- James Cash Penney

I had never done any serious acting before,
but I decided that it was a chance that I should take.
- Helena Christensen

I suppose that Heartland, Unknown Soldier and Pride
and Joy represent not a quieter side but more of a serious side to my work,
something I've been getting into recently.
- Garth Ennis

We are the greatest country in the world but we are facing serious issues.
- Rick Larsen


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