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There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord make my enemies ridiculous.' And God granted it.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
And where I excel is ridiculous, sickening, work ethic. You know, while the other guy's sleeping? I'm working.
All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door.
I told my psychiatrist that everyone hates me. He said I was being ridiculous - everyone hasn't met me yet.
My wife's jealousy is getting ridiculous. The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was.
I get asked a lot why Apple's customers are so loyal. It's not because they belong to the Church of Mac! That's ridiculous.
I've always considered myself to be just average talent and what I have is a ridiculous insane obsessiveness for practice and preparation.
The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It was one of those evenings when men feel that truth, goodness and beauty are one. In the morning, when they commit their discovery to paper, when others read it written there, it looks wholly ridiculous.
There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to be.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.
All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The major networks, the cable networks, they're being prosecutors. They're judges and jurors and executioners. Well, c'mon, that's ridiculous. But they're doing it.
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
The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris.
Honore de Balzac
The fate of animals is of greater importance to me than the fear of appearing ridiculous; it is indissolubly connected with the fate of men.
Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not.
It's not like I'm anti-China. I just think it's ridiculous that we allow them to do what they're doing to this country, with the manipulation of the currency, that you write about and understand, and all of the other things that they do.
It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them.
I am totally against the idea that a Muslim woman should not have the same opportunities as a Muslim man to learn, to open up, to work, help shape the future. To close Islam down to a sexist approach is totally intolerable and ridiculous. It's not Islam.
King Hussein I
In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again. We are not ridiculous to ourselves. We are ageless. That is the luxury of the wedding ring.
Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.
It is ridiculous to set a detective story in New York City. New York City is itself a detective story.
Universal peace sounds ridiculous to the head of an average family.
Perhaps it sounds ridiculous, but the best thing that young filmmakers should do is to get hold of a camera and some film and make a movie of any kind at all.
Sex is like washing your face - just something you do because you have to. Sex without love is absolutely ridiculous. Sex follows love, it never precedes it.
A woman will allow herself to be clouded by her emotions. Her reasonable thought becomes completely unreasonable over the most ridiculous thing. It's a girl thing.
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