Best 246 of Nonsense quotes - MyQuotes
The pure nonsense is that you spend billions of money for the integration, but some silly ones spoil that on the name of freedom of speech, only for their fame and dirty motives and you endorse that.
The Mad Gardener's Song He thought he saw an Elephant, That practised on a fife: He looked again, and found it was A letter from his wife. 'At length I realise,' he said, 'The bitterness of Life!' He thought he saw a Buffalo Upon the chimney-piece: He looked again, and found it was His Sister's Husband's Niece. 'Unless you leave this house,' he said, 'I'll send for the Police!' He thought he saw a Rattlesnake That questioned him in Greek: He looked again, and found it was The Middle of Next Week. 'The one thing I regret,' he said, 'Is that it cannot speak!' He thought he saw a Banker's Clerk Descending from the bus: He looked again, and found it was A Hippopotamus. 'If this should stay to dine,' he said, 'There won't be much for us!' He thought he saw a Kangaroo That worked a coffee-mill: He looked again, and found it was A Vegetable-Pill. 'Were I to swallow this,' he said, 'I should be very ill!' He thought he saw a Coach-and-Four That stood beside his bed: He looked again, and found it was A Bear without a Head. 'Poor thing,' he said, 'poor silly thing! It's waiting to be fed!' He thought he saw an Albatross That fluttered round the lamp: He looked again, and found it was A Penny-Postage Stamp. 'You'd best be getting home,' he said: 'The nights are very damp!' He thought he saw a Garden-Door That opened with a key: He looked again, and found it was A Double Rule of Three: 'And all its mystery,' he said, 'Is clear as day to me!' He thought he saw a Argument That proved he was the Pope: He looked again, and found it was A Bar of Mottled Soap. 'A fact so dread,' he faintly said, 'Extinguishes all hope!
Michelle M. Pillow
When people get into their 30s plus "boyfriend" sounds weird...if you really think about it. Instead, I think we should universally start using the term "manfriend" or "snookie bookie cuddles pie".
I have a heart to be stabbed in or shot in, I have no doubt, and, of course, if it ceased to beat, I would cease to be. But you know what I mean. I have no softness there, no—sympathy—sentiment—nonsense.
September is pantyhose month. No nonsense.
A bit of nonsense never hurt anyone ...
To teach that a comparatively few men are responsible for the greatest forward steps of mankind is the worst sort of nonsense.
The most serious parody I have ever heard was this: In the beginning was nonsense, and the nonsense was with God, and the nonsense was God.
Most science fiction, quite frankly, is silly nonsense.
Confidence in nonsense is a requirement for the creative process.
Football makes nonsense of class. It may make nonsense of colour in some circumstances.
You can speak with a twang and still not say a thang.
Patricia embraces me on the station platform. 'The past is what you leave behind in life, Ruby,' she says with the smile of a reincarnated lama. 'Nonsense, Patricia,' I tell her as I climb on board my train. 'The past's what you take with you.
You know what insane people are, Alice?" the Pillar says. "They are just sane people who know too much.
ABSENCE, n. That which "makes the heart grow fonder" — of absence. Absence of mind is the cerebral condition essential to success in popular preaching. It is sometimes termed lack of sense.
Dark Jar Tin Zoo
I love full on, like 65 mph in a handicapped parking spot.
If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn't. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn't be. And what it wouldn't be, it would. You see?
It is nonsense to say that Germans are unable to change.
Walter E. Williams
Multiculturalists argue that different cultural values are morally equivalent. That's nonsense.
Don't talk to me about a man's being able to talk sense; everyone can talk sense. Can he talk nonsense?
When I see President Obama and President Trump criticizing each other, I see two crooked actors spewing nonsense.
A sensible speaker is a slave to making sense.
The crumbs blow free down the pointless sea To the beat of a cakey heart And the sensitive steel of the knife can feel That love is a race apart In the speed of the lingering light are blown The crumbs to the hake above, And the tropical air vibrates to the drone Of a cake in the throes of love.
Life's nonsense pierces us with strange relation.
Demarcating the border between sense and nonsense makes interpretive frames reflexive and therefore serves as a catalyst for exploring the very parameters of learning.
...indeed, with the Radletts, you never could tell. Why, for instance, would Victoria bellow like a bull and half kill Jassy whenever Jassy said, in a certain tone of voice, pointing her finger with a certain look, "Fancy?" I think they hardly knew why, themselves.
Mingle a little folly with your wisdom; a little nonsense, now and then, is pleasant.
Nonsense is nonsense even when spoken by world-famous scientists.
Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense.
Totally mad,' he said, 'utter nonsense. But we'll do it because it's brilliant nonsense.
By amusing myself with all these games, all this nonsense, all these picture puzzles, I became famous... I am only a public entertainer who has understood his time.
Indeed, the field of Holocaust studies is replete with nonsense if not sheer fraud.
Mingle a little folly with your wisdom; a little nonsense now and then is pleasant. [Lat., Misce stultitiam consiliis brevem: Dulce est desipere in loco.
The days are usually filled with nonsense and every now and again somebody flies by the circus to party on your dime.
I know the world isn't fair, but why isn't it ever unfair in my favor?
The Official Bulletin declared that the Poles should be as proud of me as the Germans are of Mozart; obvious nonsense.
I like it that my career has all the predictability and continuity of a children's nonsense rhyme.
By deafness one gains in one respect more than one loses; one misses more nonsense than sense.
I don't believe all this nonsense about market timing. Just buy good value and when the market is ready that value will be recognized.
Feeling free of full & empty, feeling here but also there, Neither or but simply both, a universe within, one single stare.
We are as we are. How can you claim to know what life I was meant to lead, let alone threaten to force me into it? All your quibbling is nonsense. As well forbid your nose to snuff, or your ears to hear. We are as we do.
I had a dream about you last night... we tried to joke but neither could make any sense. We realized that puns are present in every language, though not shared by any of them.
I felt like an impostor, taking all that money for reciting ten or twelve lines of nonsense a day.
If you say that you'd never hurt anybody, you're lack of emphaty and full of bullshit.
There is a monsterous deal of stupid quizzing, & common-place nonsense talked, but scarcely any wit.
Thomas Henry Huxley
It was badly received by the generation to which it was first addressed, and the outpouring of angry nonsense to which it gave rise is sad to think upon. But the present generation will probably behave just as badly if another Darwin should arise, and inflict upon them that which the generality of mankind most hate—the necessity of revising their convictions. Let them, then, be charitable to us ancients; and if they behave no better than the men of my day to some new benefactor, let them recollect that, after all, our wrath did not come to much, and vented itself chiefly in the bad language of sanctimonious scolds. Let them as speedily perform a strategic right-about-face, and follow the truth wherever it leads.
Doctors are mostly impostors. The older a doctor is and the more venerated he is, the more he must pretend to know everything. Of course, they grow worse with time. Always look for a doctor who is hated by the best doctors. Always seek out a bright young doctor before he comes down with nonsense.
Natural rights is simple nonsense: natural and imprescriptible rights, rhetorical nonsense—nonsense upon stilts.
I rather enjoy nonsense.
...there's nothing wrong with occasionally staring out the window and thinking nonsense, as long as the nonsense is yours.