Ridiculous Quotes

The provinces are provinces; they are only ridiculous when they mimic Paris.

Honor de Balzac

Life on earth is hard. Competition for the necessities of life is fierce. How ridiculous to believe that the law of harsh survival would not be true elsewhere, or that it would be negated by the progress of technology in an advanced civilization...

Gregory Dale Bear

Here richly, with ridiculous display, The Politician's corpse was laid away. While all of his acquaintance sneered and slanged I wept: for I had longed to see him hanged.

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

His ridiculous and diabolical opinions made me shudder. I began to look a little more closely at this person and was amazed to see something frightening in his face that I had not noticed before: his eyes were small and sunken, his skin dark, his mouth big, his chin hairy and his nails black. Oh God, I thought immediately, this miserable creature is condemned already and may even be the Antichrist that people talk about so much in our world.

Cyrano Hercule Savinien de Bergerac

Religions are all founded on miracles on things we cannot understand, such as the Trinity. Jesus calls himself the Son of God, and yet is descended from David. I prefer the religion of Mahomet it is less ridiculous than ours.

Napoleon Bonaparte

From the sublime to the ridiculous is but a step.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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