That which, perhaps, hears more nonsense than anything in the world, is a picture in a museum.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.
Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities.
People tend to be generous when sharing their nonsense, fear, and ignorance. And while they seem quite eager to feed you their negativity, please remember that sometimes the diet we need to be on is a spiritual and emotional one. Be cautious with what you feed your mind and soul. Fuel yourself with positivity and let that fuel propel you into positive action.
All philosophies, if you ride them home, are nonsense, but some are greater nonsense than others.
To appreciate nonsense requires a serious interest in life.
If the pace and the push, the noise and the crowds are getting to you, it's time to stop the nonsense and find a place of solace to refresh your spirit.
The old idea of a composer suddenly having a terrific idea and sitting up all night to write it is nonsense. Nighttime is for sleeping.
Language is a dangerous tool, that when misused, can result in nonsense.
Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense.
Nine-tenths of the existing books are nonsense and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense.
It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled seas of thought.
American freedom consists largely in talking nonsense.
'Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable.
The learned fool writes his nonsense in better language than the unlearned, but it is still nonsense.
If we listened to our intellect we'd never have a love affair.
We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go in business because we'd be cynical: It's gonna go wrong. Or She's going to hurt me. Or,I've had a couple of bad love affairs, so therefore . . . Well, that's nonsense. You're going to miss life. You've got to jump off the cliff all the time and build your wings on the way down.
The pursuit of beauty is much more dangerous nonsense than the pursuit of truth or goodness, because it affords a stronger temptation to the ego.
I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep.
That's deep enough. What do you want --an adorable pancreas?
School-days, I believe, are the unhappiest in the whole span of human existence.
They are full of dull, unintelligible tasks, new and unpleasant ordinances, brutal violations of common sense and common decency. It doesn't take a reasonably bright boy long to discover that most of what is rammed into him is nonsense, and that no one really cares very much whether he learns it or not.
Facts are ventriloquist's dummies. Sitting on a wise man's knee they may be made to utter words of wisdom; elsewhere, they say nothing, or talk nonsense.
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage sometimes, what is the good of being friends?
There is no subject on which more dangerous nonsense is talked and thought than marriage.
Good sense about trivialities is better than nonsense about things that matter.
It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put on the troubled seas of thought.
To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense! To finish it means to be through with it, to kill it, to rid it of its soul, to give it its final blow the coup de grace for the painter as well as for the picture.
In a society in which equality is a fact, not merely a word, words of racial or sexual assault and humiliation will be nonsense syllables.