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The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.
Now, one cannot read nonsense with impunity.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism – how passionately I hate them!
I think human beings must have faith or must look for faith, otherwise our life is empty, empty. To live and not to know why the cranes fly, why children are born, why there are stars in the sky. You must know why you are alive, or else everything is nonsense, just blowing in the wind.
Buddhas don’t practice nonsense.
In the no-nonsense school of adversity, which we did not choose for ourselves, we are learning how to operate a labor union.
I don’t try to intimidate anybody before a fight. That’s nonsense. I intimidate people by hitting them.
Religion teaches the dangerous nonsense that death is not the end.
I started doing lip-syncing and then Trump is on television every day… and he’s just kind of BSing his way through the presidency. I’m looking at him and getting so frustrated because people are just nodding and pretending like what he’s saying is making sense.
I come from a line of self-motivated, determined folk – not grand, not high society, but no-nonsense, family-minded go-getters.
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.
A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.
I conclude that there is as much sense in nonsense as there is nonsense in sense.
A fool contributes nothing worth hearing and takes offense at everything.
Unless you see your nature, all this talk about cause & effect is nonsense. Buddhas don’t practice nonsense.
What if I slept a little more and forgot about all this nonsense.
The idea that by eating the meat of an animal, the animal powers or faculties could be conveyed to oneself is nonsense and originates in a mental ignorance of the perfect and genuine primitive laws.
Sometimes we desire absolute nonsense because in our stupidity we see in this nonsense the easiest way of attaining some conjectural good.
My father’s parents were carpenters. They were also builders partly. They were painters. And several of them were very, active in the theatre and all such nonsense, you know.
My hope still is to leave the world a bit better than when I got here.
No one knows as well as I how much nonsense is printed in books.
I am a Lutheran astrologer, I throw away the nonsense and keep the hard kernel.
Cable news is more titillating to talk about who’s up and who’s down and all that nonsense as opposed to what’s actually done.
Public opinion, I am sorry to say, will bear a great deal of nonsense. There is scarcely any absurdity so gross, whether in religion, politics, science or manners, which it will not bear.
The most advanced nations are always those who navigate the most. The power which the sea requires in the sailor makes a man of him very fast, and the change of shores and population clears his head of much nonsense of his wigwam.
Beauty should be edible, or not at all.
[…] to judge from the Internet postings that people have sent me, probably most of what you learned [about me] was nonsense.
Much of the self-righteous nonsense that abounds on so many subjects cannot stand up to three questions: (1) Compared to what? (2) At what cost? and (3) What are the hard facts?.
The avant-garde is to the left what jingoism is to the right. Both are a refuge in nonsense.
Love is the extra effort we make in our dealings with those whom we do not like and once you understand that, you understand all. This idea that love overtakes you is nonsense. This is but a polite manifestation of sex. To love another you have to undertake some fragment of their destiny.
Oh, that [his Thanksgiving Message] is some of Seward’s nonsense, and it pleases the fools.
As charms are nonsense,nonsense is a charm.
At 50 you’re more confident, more comfortable in your skin and you don’t put up with nonsense, especially from men.
Education, which was at first made universal in order that all might be able to read and write, has been found capable of serving quite other purposes. By instilling nonsense it unifies populations and generates collective enthusiasm.
My grandfather was a really, really tough no-nonsense factory worker who emigrated from Ireland in about 1900 to Bridgeport, Conn. He had a big effect on me. Those guys who took a great leap out into what they knew not were the ones who were the real stars, the real heroes.