Top 10 nonsense quotes


What are the TOP 10 quotes about nonsense?


The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.

Carl Jung, psychiatrist

Nonsense is good only because common sense is so limited.

George Santayana, philosopher

A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.

Roald Dahl, novelist

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.

Charles Lamb, critic



Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they can talk sense.

Robert Frost, poet

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!

Albert Einstein, physicist

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.

Benjamin Britten, composer

It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled seas of thought.

John Kenneth Galbraith, economist

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.

Dr. Seuss, author

Good sense about trivialities is better than nonsense about things that matter.

Max Beerbohm, actor


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