Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better
to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
— Marilyn Monroe
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. Jan Morris prefers this for himself.
— Frederick Douglass ridiculous quote
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is more noble than politeness, and nothing more ridiculous than ceremony.
When a person can no longer laugh at himself, it is time for others to laugh at him.
— Thomas Szasz
All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.
— ridiculous quotation by Albert Camus
To be uncertain is to be uncomfortable, but to be certain is to be ridiculous.
Doubt is not a pleasant mental
state, but certainty is a ridiculous one.
A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions than anything else in the world.
Its better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Doubt is uncomfortable, certainty is ridiculous.
In my life, I have prayed but one prayer: oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
I'm ridiculous, I'm ludicrous.
We shouldn't even need the word "atheism". If people didn't invent ridiculous imaginary Gods., rational people wouldn't have to deny them.
Ridicule has always been the enemy of enthusiasm, and the only worthy opponent to ridicule is success.
My wife's jealousy is getting ridiculous.
The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was.
the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money.
It is better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.
not the criminal things that are hardest to confess, but the ridiculous and the shameful.
Everything has two sides -- the outside that is ridiculous, and the inside that is solemn.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
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We grow tired of everything but turning
others into ridicule, and congratulating ourselves on their defects.
I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humor.
Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won.
Make today ridiculously amazing
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.
Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not.
My prayer to God is a very short one: O Lord, make my enemies look ridiculous! God has granted it.
There is this paradox in pride -- it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so.
Mockery is often the result of a poverty of wit.
Ridicule often checks what is absurd, and fully as often smothers that which is noble.
Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.
We know no spectacle so ridiculous
as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality.
Ridicule is a weak weapon when pointed at a strong mind; but common people are cowards and dread an empty laugh.
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.
Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
I told my psychiatrist that everyone hates me.
He said I was being ridiculous - everyone hasn't met me yet.
I never give in to the temptation to be difficult just for the sake of being difficult. That would be too ridiculous.
The person of analytic or critical intellect finds something ridiculous in everything. The person of synthetic or constructive intellect, in almost nothing.
Honest error is to be pitied, not ridiculed.