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People talk about innovations and evolutions and that kind of thing; I don't understand about that nonsense. It's like, all instruments are there to use all the time. (Quote by - Gerry Mulligan)

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.] (Quote by - Horace)

This is a formidable enemy. To dismiss it as a bunch of 'cowards' perpetuating 'senseless acts of violence' is complacent nonsense. People willing to kill thousands of innocents while they kill themselves are not cowards. They are deadly vicious warriors and need to be treated as such. (Quote by - Charles Krauthammer)

That which, perhaps, hears more nonsense than anything in the world, is a picture in a museum. (Quote by - Edmond De Goncourt)

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities. (Quote by - Theodor Geisel)

I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it. (Quote by - Charles Dickens)

It's incumbent on those of us who work with the media...to at least cut through some of the nonsense. (Quote by - Jeremy Paxman)

The more sparingly we make use of nonsense, the better. (Quote by - Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

Sometimes I have wondered whether life wouldn't be much more amusing if we were all devils, and no nonsense about angels and being good. (Quote by - William Hurlbut)

Nonsense is to sense, as shade to light; it heightens effect. (Quote by - Frederick Saunders)

If you're a preacher, you talk for a living, so even if you don't make sense, you learn to make nonsense eloquently. (Quote by - Andrew Young)

Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable. (Quote by - C. S. Lewis)

It would appear that the number of nonsense triplets is rather low, since we only occasionally come across them. However this conclusion is less secure than our other deductions about the general nature of the genetic code. (Quote by - Francis Crick)

Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage sometimes, what is the good of being friends? (Quote by - George Eliot)

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them! (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down. (Quote by - Ray Bradbury)

That was the first time ever in history that anybody got Special Guest Star. I started that whole nonsense. (Quote by - Jonathan Harris )

I look upon another's insistence on the merits of his or her life - duties, intellect, accomplishment - and see that most of it is nonsense. (Quote by - Harold Brodkey)

The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong. (Quote by - Carl Gustav Jung)

Conductor, when you receive a fare, Punch in the presence of the passenjare. A blue trip slip for an eight-cent fare, A buff trip slip for a six-cent fare, A pink trip slip for a three-cent fare, Punch in the presence of the passenjare! Punch, brothers! punch with care! Punch in the presence of the passenjare! (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Let's have none of this Tony Blair nonsense. He has cried wolf one too many times with the British public. (Quote by - Charles Kennedy)

There are greater depths and obscurities, greater intricacies and perplexities, in an elaborate and well-written piece of nonsense, than in the most abstruse and profound tract of school divinity. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe; All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe. (Quote by - Lewis Carroll)

To appreciate nonsense requires a serious interest in life. (Quote by - Gelett Burgess)

Pure love produces pure nonsense. (Quote by - Jonathan Klinger)


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