Quotes by ridiculous
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French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
In my life, I have prayed but one prayer: oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
'Noah' doesn't merely get the story wrong; like all Biblical adaptations, it's bound to do that (although some aspects of the film are out and out ridiculous). It gets the morality of the story wrong, and in the process turns God into Gaia and morality into radical deep green environmentalism.
American philosopher 1842-1910
A new idea is first condemned as ridiculous and then dismissed as trivial, until finally, it becomes what everybody knows.
French writer and essayist 1913-1960
All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.
Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
All That You Can't Leave Behind and How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb are both really mad long titles. As I've just said them, I've just realised how ridiculous the titles are.Source: CNN Interview, after the 2006 Grammys (9 February 2006)
Czech statesman, writer and former dissident 1936-2011
Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not.
American comedian, musician, actor and poet 1990-
At the time of 'Words, Words, Words,' I'm a 19-year-old getting up feeling like he's entitled to do comedy and tell you what he thinks of the world, so that's inherently a little bit ridiculous.
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
Custom has made dancing sometimes necessary for a young man; therefore mind it while you learn it, that you may learn to do it well, and not be ridiculous, though in a ridiculous act.
Cardinal de Retz
French churchman and writer of memoirs 1613-1679
Every man whom chance alone has, by some accident, made a public character, hardly ever fails of becoming, in a short time, a ridiculous private one.
South African author and anti-war campaigner 1855-1920
Everything has two sides - the outside that is ridiculous, and the inside that is solemn.
English essayist 1775-1834
For God's sake (I never was more serious) don't make me ridiculous any more by terming me gentle-hearted in print... substitute drunken dog, ragged head, seld-shaven, odd-eyed, stuttering, or any other epithet which truly and properly belongs to the gentleman in question.
Scottish Philosopher, Historian 1711-1776
Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.Source: A Treatise of Human Nature
Canadian–American actress 1964-
Hello? Three words: Benicio Del Toro, which, incidentally, is Spanish for 'he wants me.' It is just ridiculous how hot he is. I feel the same way about Benicio as I did when I was a kid lusting after David Cassidy.
Fred A. Allen
American comic 1894-1957
Her hat is a creation that will never go out of style; it will just look ridiculous year after year.
Roman emperor 121-180
How ridiculous and unrealistic is the man who is astonished at anything that happens in life.