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Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense.
Nine-tenths of the existing books are nonsense and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense.
Sure I do a lot of jokes about Anne Frank. But when you do those jokes, it makes people remember what happened to her. That process of bringing her story back doesn't have to be a serious one. What I say is all nonsense, but it helps to keep her memory alive.
Nonsense and beauty have close connections.
E. M. Forster
If you think about it, 534 members of the U.S. Congress cannot all be religious. That's just statistical nonsense. Many of them are quite well-educated.
All philosophies, if you ride them home, are nonsense, but some are greater nonsense than others.
Common sense, in so far as it exists, is all for the bourgeoisie. Nonsense is the privilege of the aristocracy. The worries of the world are for the common people.
George Jean Nathan
By deafness one gains in one respect more than one loses; one misses more nonsense than sense.
I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being skin deep. That's deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas?
Happy the boy whose mother is tired of talking nonsense to him before he is old enough to know the sense of it.
Good sense about trivialities is better than nonsense about things that matter.
The first thing that we need to say is that God is grieving, too. Uh, a lot of people try to make it sound like 'well everything that happens is God's will.' That's nonsense. God allows everything, but God does not choose everything.
I don't have much patience for people who are self-conscious about the act of eating, and it irritates me when someone denies themselves the pleasure of a bloody hunk of steak or a pungent French cheese because of some outdated nonsense about what's appropriate or attractive.
Usually the nonsense liberals spout is kind of cute, but in wartime their instinctive idiocy is life-threatening.
If you're a preacher, you talk for a living, so even if you don't make sense, you learn to make nonsense eloquently.
I don't have any expensive habits. I'm not a car collector or any of that nonsense. But I'd love to be incredibly wealthy for no reason at all.
Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain, With grammar, and nonsense, and learning, Good liquor, I stoutly maintain, Gives genius a better discerning.
I don't have huge bank accounts. I'd love one. But it wouldn't change much. I don't have any expensive habits. I'm not a car collector or any of that nonsense. But I'd love to be incredibly wealthy for no reason at all.
You hear doom and gloom about the Internet ruining young people's command of English - that's nonsense.
You can't allow other people to put a price on what you do, otherwise you don't consider what you do to have any value at all, and that's nonsense.
The idea that global warming is the most important problem facing the world is total nonsense and is doing a lot of harm.
I have found that words that are loaded with pathos and create a seductive euphoria are apt to promote nonsense.
Don't talk to me about a man's being able to talk sense; everyone can talk sense. Can he talk nonsense?
I begin to grow heartily tired of the etiquette and nonsense so fashionable in this city.
There's a feeling that strength is determined by the size of a union. That clearly is nonsense.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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