Nonsense Quotes

Nonsense and beauty have close connections.

E. M. Forster

It is completely unimportant. That is why it is so interesting!

Agatha Christie

Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.

George Santayana

A little nonsense, now and then, is relished by the wisest men.

Willy Wonka

Nonsense is to sense, as shade to light; it heightens effect.

Frederick Saunders

No one is exempt from talking nonsense; the misfortune is to do it solemnly.

Michel Montaigne

Nonsense is an assertion of man's spiritual freedom in spite of all the oppressions of circumstance.

Aldous Huxley

It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put on the troubled seas of thought.

John Kenneth Galbraith

Mingle a little folly with your wisdom; a little nonsense now and then is pleasant.


No one is exempt from taking nonsense; the misfortune is to do it solemnly.

Michael Eyquen

Good sense about trivialities is better than nonsense about things that matter.

Sir Max Beerbohm

Nonsense is good only because common sense is so limited.

George Santayana

There is no nonsense so gross that society will not, at some time, make a doctrine of it and defend it with every weapon of communal stupidity.

Robertson Davies

'Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.

Charles Lamb

The rule which forbids ending a sentence with a preposition is the kind of nonsense up with which I will not put.

Sir Winston Churchill

But now everything will be different. It is nonsense to believe that life will not allow it, that the past will not allow it. I must struggle to live a better life, a far better life.

Leo Tolstoy

Always remember, money isn't everything - but also remember to make a lot of it before talking such fool nonsense.

Earl Wilson

The game has changed. What's going on now is nonsense. You have guys complaining about not being paid.

David Wells

A careless song, with a little nonsense in it now and then, does not mis-become a monarch.

Horace Walpole

Poetry is a kind of ingenious nonsense.

Isaac Barrow

Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense.

Joseph Addison

Nonsense and noise will oft prevail, When honor and affection fail.

Robert Lloyd

No one is exempt from talking nonsense; the mistake is to do it solemnly.

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

Buddhas don't practice nonsense.


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Updated On : April 27, 2011
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