Ridiculous Quotes

Affectation is certain deformity; by forming themselves on fantastic models, the young begin with being ridiculous, and often end in being vicious

Robert Blair

Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.

David Hume

I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation, whose purposes are modeled after our own -- a God, in short, who is but a reflection of human frailty. Neither can I believe that the individual survives the death of his body, although feeble souls harbor such thoughts through fear or ridiculous egotisms.

Albert Einstein

And, uh, I did that, and there was nothing more ridiculous to me than finding the weight of the earth because I did not care how much the earth weighed.

Rube Goldberg

At the risk of sounding ridiculous, let me say that the true revolutionary is guided by feelings of love.

Che Guavara

There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.

Oscar Wilde

It's how creativity works. Especially in humans. For every good idea, ten thousand idiotic ones must first be posed, sifted, tried out, and discarded. A mind that's afraid to toy with the ridiculous will never come up with the brilliantly original.

William M. Kucmierowski

Unless a man has trained himself for his chance, the chance will only make him look ridiculous.

J. B. Matthews

Unless you have prepared yourself to profit by your chance, the opportunity will only make you ridiculous. A great occasion is valuable to you just in proportion as you have educated yourself to make use of it.

Orison Swett Marden

Vanity makes men ridiculous, pride odious and ambition terrible.

Sir Richard Steele

Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty five I still had pimples.

George Burns

The mountains will be in labor, and a ridiculous mouse will be born.


Let me say, at the risk of seeming ridiculous, that the true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love.

Ernesto Che Guevara

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.

Albert Camus

There is this paradox in pride it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so

Charles Caleb Colton

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