The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent of human stupidity.— Voltaire
Wonderful Silly People quotations
You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.
There's something whimsical, satirical, and silly about British humor, which Americans have always enjoyed, and lots of us come over here because we have an audience of people who enjoy it.
People try to look for deep meanings in my work.
I want to say, 'They're just cartoons, folks. You laugh or you don't.' Gee, I sound shallow. But I don't react to current events or other stimuli. I don't read or watch TV to get ideas. My work is basically sitting down at the drawing table and getting silly.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
While silly ni**as argue over who gon' snatch the crown / Look around my ni**a, white people have snatched the sound / This year I'll probably go to the awards dappered down / Watch Iggy win a Grammy as I try to crack a smile.
You know what's the worst? Being a 16 year old girl who loves a famous Singer, not solely for his looks, but because you truly believe he is talented and devoted and you agree deeply with his message. Because no matter how intelligently and fully you can express that, people will assume you're just a silly teenager who thinks a famous guy is cute.
Culture is a perversion. It fetishizes objects, creates consumer mania, it preaches endless forms of false happiness, endless forms of false understanding in the form of squirrelly religions and silly cults. It invites people to diminish themselves and dehumanize themselves by behaving like machines.
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.
Those who say that the study of science makes a man an atheist, must be rather silly people.
I'm not about to put up a silly skit and preach a 15-minute message on 'how to cope' to a multitude of people who are dying and going to hell. I tremble at the thought.
Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we.
They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we.
Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.
I noticed there were so many people, especially women, who would come up to me having recognized me from TV and say, 'I heard you were a math person, why math? Oh my gosh, I could never do math!' I could just see their self-esteem crumbling; I thought that was silly, so I wanted to make math more friendly and accessible.
If Courtezans and Strumpets were to be prosecuted with as much Rigour as some silly People would have it, what Locks or Bars would be sufficient to preserve the Honour of our Wives and Daughters?
We look at the ancient Greeks with their gods on a mountain top throwing lightning bolts and say, 'Those ancient Greeks. They were so silly. So primitive and naive. Not like our religions. We have burning bushes talking to people and guys walking on water. We're ...sophisticated.'
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so; but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
It’s too bad that stupidity isn’t painful.
Oh, talking is not so bad as that," said the Jester.
"True, most people say only silly things when they speak. But it's easier to ignore them if you're saying silly things yourself.
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
I don't have any frustrations. It sounds a little silly, but life is too short for me. I don't worry about all the things that happen, I just think about what to do with them. I work a lot with blind people in my spare time and I count my blessings every day.
I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel.
The dog is a yes-animal. Very popular with people who can't afford a yes man.
The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lover of all kinds.
...it is so silly of people to fancy that old age means crookedness and witheredness and feebleness and sticks and spectacles and rheumatism and forgetfulness! It is so silly! Old age has nothing whatever to do with all that. The right old age means strength and beauty and mirth and courage and clear eyes and strong painless limbs.
I like giving people something they don't want to miss the next time.
It's a show with little twists and turns and curves. It has me being silly and stupid and compassionate and completely deep.
People will insist on treating the mons Veneris as though it were Mount Everest. Too silly!
Stay close to people who feel like sunlight.
If there are signs that Americans bow to the gods of advertising, there are equally indications that people find the gods ridiculous. It is part of the popular culture that advertisements are silly.
Most people will see declining returns [due to inflation].
One of the great defenses if you're worried about inflation is not to have a lot of silly needs in your life - you don't need a lot of material goods.
I do dark [humor]. I like people who are silly and weird and people who are surprising and good at what they do.
When you start seeing your worth, you'll find it harder to stay around people who don't.
I'm trying to manufacture a sleepover feel;
like a tree house or a clubhouse. I want people to be silly and play and feel safe and some people, you have to coax them into that space and some people bring me further into that space, even past the point that I wanted to go.
I think that the film Clueless was very deep.
I think it was deep in the way that it was very light. I think lightness has to come from a very deep place if it's true lightness.
You're dealing with a lot of silly people in the marketplace;
it's like a great big casino and everyone else is boozing. If you can stick with Pepsi, you should be OK.
The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.
Defy the crowd. The crowd isn’t always wise. It can also lead you down a path of silliness, sub-optimal choices, and downright destruction. Enchantment is as necessary for people to diverge from a crowd as it is to get people to join one.
I'm always embarrassed when people say that I'm courageous.
Soldiers are courageous. Policemen are courageous. Firemen are courageous. I just have a thick hide and disregard what silly people say.
The whole concept of awards is silly.
I cannot abide by the judgment of other people, because if you accept it when they say you deserve an award, then you have to accept it when they say you don't.
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
We live in a silly time, and people go to the movies to see something that they haven't seen before, and you have to promise to show them that. In a horrible way, you have to promise them a special effect.
Take a pitcher full of water and set it down in the water-now it has water inside and water outside. We mustn't give it a name, lest silly people start talking again about the body and the soul.
I think that both parties should declare the debt limit as a political weapon of mass destruction which can't be used. I mean, it is silly to have a country that has 237 years building up its reputation and then have people threaten to tear it down because they're not getting some other matter.
Its nice if people can finally loosen up a little bit and just go out laugh at silliness. I mean, people take themselves way too seriously sometimes.
In many ways, Big Brother is the present day equivalent of a 1980s Club 18-30 Holiday - flirting, sunbathing, silly little organised games, and lots of people you'd like to remove from the genepool with a cricket bat.