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Ridicule Quotes
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Mysticism and exaggeration go together.
A mystic must not fear ridicule if he is to push all
the way to the limits of humility or the limits of delight.
- Milan Kundera

I couldn't walk down any street in Britain without being laughed at.
It was a nightmare.
My children were devastated because their dad was a figure of ridicule.
- David Icke

It rolls off my back.
Ridicule doesn't mean anything - even from people you're
supposed to wear knee pads around,
like the scientific community.
- Dwight Schultz

The greatest height of heroism to which an individual,
like a people, can attain is to know how to face ridicule.
- Miguel de Unamuno

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You know, I think it's one of those cases where the
situation really does dictate your level of ridicule.
- Michael McKean

I know there are reporters who ridicule pundits.
- Daniel Okrent

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.
- Louisa May Alcott


 

I think the hardest part about being a teenager is
dealing with other teenagers -
the criticism and the ridicule,
the gossip and rumors.
- Beverley Mitchell

Ridicule is a weak weapon when pointed at a strong mind;
but common people are cowards and dread an empty laugh.
- Martin Farquhar Tupper

We grow tired of everything but turning others into ridicule,
and congratulating ourselves on their defects.
- William Hazlitt

Of the various forms of government which have prevailed in the world,
an hereditary monarchy seems to present the fairest scope for ridicule.
- Edward Gibbon

Resort is had to ridicule only when reason is against us.
- Thomas Jefferson

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.
- Frederick Douglass

When did it something of shame or ridicule to be a
self-made man in America?
- Glenn Beck

I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule,
not to bewail, not to scorn human actions,
but to understand them.
- Baruch Spinoza

Ridicule is the first and last argument of a fool.
- Charles Simmons

I hope there are some who will brave ridicule for the
sake of common justice to half the people in the world.
- Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon

Reason is the test of ridicule, not ridicule the test of truth.
- William Warburton

The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule
among the infidels if any Catholic,
not gifted with the necessary scientific learning,
presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false.
- Thomas Aquinas

I avoid talking before the youth of the age as I would dancing before them:
for if one's tongue don't move in the steps of the day,
and thinks to please by its old graces,
it is only an object of ridicule.
- Horace Walpole

One does not lash hat lies at a distance.
The foibles that we ridicule must at least be a little bit our own.
Only then will the work be a part of our own flesh.
The garden must be weeded.
- Paul Klee

I'm a geophysicist and all my earth science books when I was a student,
I had to give the wrong answer to get an A. We used
to ridicule continental drift.
It was something we laughed at.
We learned of Marshall Kay's geosynclinal cycle,
which is a bunch of crap.
- Robert Ballard

You see, I'd not a very good place here;
the fellows looked on me as a sort of special object of ridicule,
on account of the hat and cane, walk,
and so on, though I thought I'd got over that by this time.
- Richard H. Davis

Over the last decade, at considerable cost to me in money and effort,
confronted with ridicule and intimidation,
I have brought more than a dozen lawsuits challenging
the corruption in the election process in Tennessee.
- John Jay Hooker

In junior high school, I was an object of pure ridicule for my dress,
withdrawal, and asocial manner.
Dozens of times, I saw individuals laugh and smile
more in ten to fifteen minutes than I did in all my life up to then.
- Arthur Bremer

The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the
eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way.
Some see nature all ridicule and deformity...
and some scarce see nature at all.
But to the eyes of the man of imagination,
nature is imagination itself.
- William Blake

Every nation ridicules other nations,
and all are right.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Lincoln was the greatest speaker and he was ridiculed for how he looked,
you know?
- Kevin Costner

I've had some movies that have been ridiculed,
but that's OK with me.
I don't feel that really defines me.
Should I change who I am to be popular?
- Kevin Costner

Tea, though ridiculed by those who are naturally coarse
in their nervous sensibilities will always be the favorite
beverage of the intellectual.
- Thomas de Quincey

Honest error is to be pitied, not ridiculed.
- Lord Chesterfield

While gossip among women is universally ridiculed as low and trivial,
gossip among men, especially if it is about women,
is called theory, or idea, or fact.
- Andrea Dworkin

Nothing becomes so offensive so quickly as grief.
When fresh it finds someone to console it,
but when it becomes chronic, it is ridiculed,
and rightly.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

It's an indication of how cynical our society has become
that any kind of love story with a sad theme is automatically
ridiculed as sentimental junk.
- Winona Ryder

I stand up for what I believe.
I don't know if it's always paid off for me,
because I've been ridiculed and humiliated.
- Kevin Costner

The idea that one might derive satisfaction from his or her successful work,
because that work is ingenious, beautiful,
or just pleasing, has become ridiculed.
- Niklaus Wirth

I worry about kids and all they are exposed to.
Kids get so bombarded with hard, commercial sounds.
They don't even have a chance to develop the softer
part of themselves without fear of being ridiculed.
- Susannah McCorkle

One of my very greatest fears as a child was being ridiculed in public.
And there it was coming true.
As a television presenter, I'd been respected.
People come up to you in the street and shake your
hand and talk to you in a respectful way.
- David Icke

I am not ridiculing verbal mechanisms,
dreams, or repressions as origins of poetry;
all three of them and more besides may have a great deal to do with it.
- Allen Tate

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius
and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous
than absolutely boring.
- Marilyn Monroe

I have a fine sense of the ridiculous,
but no sense of humor.
- Edward Albee

The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase:
if you pursue happiness you'll never find it.
- C. P. Snow

In marriage there are no manners to keep up,
and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism.
Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again.
We are not ridiculous to ourselves.
We are ageless.
That is the luxury of the wedding ring.
- Enid Bagnold

The idea of a federal betting parlor on atrocities
and terrorism is ridiculous and it's grotesque.
- Ron Wyden

It is ridiculous that somebody picks up the phone and
calls somebody they see on television.
Why don't they call somebody in their area? Don't they know about that?
- Trisha Goddard

You've got to have a sense of humour about sex.
When you look at it, it's all pretty ridiculous,
isn't it?
- Cat Deeley

I think people are going to return to sanity when they
see how ridiculous many of these charges are,
and how the predictions are not borne out.
- Dixie Lee Ray

That's the way it is with poetry: When it is incomprehensible it seems profound,
and when you understand it, it is only ridiculous.
- Galway Kinnell

I never give in to the temptation to be difficult just
for the sake of being difficult.
That would be too ridiculous.
- Jacques Derrida

The only dead bodies from marijuana are in the prisons
and at the hands of the police.
This is ridiculous.
- Jack Herer

The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris.
- Honore de Balzac

Oscar night is a ridiculous night where you go to these
parties and you see everyone that you've ever wanted to work with and admire.
- Jordana Brewster

I think the tax cut is ridiculous but so am I. - Randy Newman

All the passions make us commit faults;
love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

If you think about it now, it's kind of ridiculous.
All these hot girls on Baywatch in tiny little red
bathing suits running around saving lives.
- Carmen Electra

There's only a step from the sublime to the ridiculous,
but there's no road leading from the ridiculous to the sublime.
- Lion Feuchtwanger

To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind
to extraordinary sanctity and virtue must seem...
ridiculous.
- William Hazlitt

In politics, being ridiculous is more damaging than being extreme.
- Roy Hattersley

Very often, I don't make it through moments of recording
because it is genuinely funny and absolutely ridiculous
that a 60-year-old grown man is making these noises.
- David Ogden Stiers

I find respect for a mediocre British composer,
as opposed to a really good American,
ridiculous because they automatically respect a composer if he's from England.
- John Corigliano

Nature should have been pleased to have made this age miserable,
without making it also ridiculous.
- Elizabeth Hardwick

That's kind of the weird thing that M. Night Shyamalan
has sort of unleashed upon the world is this need for
every movie to have these ridiculous endings.
- Alex Winter

It got so ridiculous that I was like,
there's no way this is going to last.
- Philip J. Kaplan

Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous,
and the expense damnable.
- Lord Chesterfield

Be able to sneeze without sounding ridiculous.
That means neither stifling yourself or spraying your immediate vicinity.
- Marilyn vos Savant

And, uh, I did that, and there was nothing more ridiculous
to me than finding the weight of the earth because
I didn't care how much the earth weighed.
- Rube Goldberg

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.
- Lenny Bruce

I've met them down in the Cost and Accounting Department,
clean-shaven and in white collars.
They can't see a damn thing ridiculous about themselves...
only about you.
- Jean Shepherd

If anger proceeds from a great cause,
it turns to fury; if from a small cause,
it is peevishness; and so is always either terrible or ridiculous.
- Jeremy Taylor

An actor should be ready to play any role within reason.
For example, I think the most ridiculous thing for
me to do would be to try and play Shakespeare.
- Glenn Ford


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