Quotes and Sayings about Silly



"Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on his own dunghill."
- Richard Aldington
(Related: Nationalism, Silly)

"I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Age, People, Old, Silly)

"If I could go back in time and tell my younger self that eventually that I'd become very successful writing Dune books after Frank Herbert's death, I would have laughed myself silly, I think, at how strange that prospect would be."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Time, Death, Successful, Books, Self, Silly, Writing)

"Anyone can write a story based on the kind of horror where you see a guy in car and then there's the bad guy in the back seat. It's infantile to rely on that for telling a story. That's like going to bed and thinking there's a monster under your bed. It's silly."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Car, Bed, Horror, Silly, Thinking)

"Of all the things I do, acting is the thing that grabs most, but there's another level on which it strikes me as being a little silly. In the end you're dressing up and deciding to be somebody."
- Jane Asher
(Related: Acting, Being, End, Silly)

"I've been doing silly voices since I was a child."
- Hank Azaria
(Related: Silly)

"Whence it is somewhat strange that any men from so mean and silly a practice should expect commendation, or that any should afford regard thereto; the which it is so far from meriting, that indeed contempt and abhorrence are due to it."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Men, Abhorrence, Contempt, Practice, Silly)

"It's silly to say it about a tennis player, but I'm an unbelievable hero in Germany. And Germany needs heroes more than any place."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Germany, Heroes, Needs, Silly, Tennis)

"The pursuit of pretty formulas and neat theorems can no doubt quickly degenerate into a silly vice, but so can the quest for austere generalities which are so very general indeed that they are incapable of application to any particular."
- E. T. Bell
(Related: Doubt, Pretty, Pursuit, Quest, Silly, Vice)

"I said, I'm on this TV show and I love doing it, but I don't want to be known always as the silly "Scrubs" guy... So part of me was like, You know what? Life's short. Let's go for it."
- Zach Braff
(Related: Love, Life, Silly, Want)

"Actually I consider myself a superficially normal looking person who has a vast collection of bizarre silly porn hidden in his basement, as all normal looking people do, and I'm keeping it hidden from everyone in the world except those few people with access to the Internet."
- Chris A. Bridges
(Related: People, Bizarre, Internet, Silly, World)

"A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely."
- Pam Brown
(Related: Friendship, Letters, Needs, Silly, Weather)

"The ruling in the Paula Jones case is so silly."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Silly)

"No, Jar Jar Binks was fine by me but probably went on a little bit too long. When they were in trouble and were battling, it should have been more serious and it became a bit too silly."
- Jeremy Bulloch
(Related: Silly, Trouble)

"What am I doing in this silly showbiz life? I do wonder that sometimes."
- Saffron Burrows
(Related: Life, Silly, Wonder)

"Funny things happen to you in movies for silly reasons."
- Michael Caine
(Related: Funny, Movies, Silly)

"Those who claim to have had happy lives seem to be silly fools."
- Taylor Caldwell
(Related: Fools, Silly)

"He was a silly guy. Out - do the other guy. That was his effort at all times."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Effort, Silly)

"Mother goddesses are just as silly a notion as father gods. If a revival of the myths of these cults gives woman emotional satisfaction, it does so at the price of obscuring the real conditions of life. This is why they were invented in the first place."
- Angela Carter
(Related: Life, Mother, Father, Gods, First, Myths, Satisfaction, Silly, Woman)

"We didn't even think about it, you know? I used to collect laser discs, and you'd have some college professor analyzing It's a Wonderful Life or Citizen Kane, and now it is pretty funny - the idea of commentary for a silly kid's movie, you know?"
- Dana Carvey
(Related: Funny, Life, Idea, College, Now, Pretty, Silly)

"There is nothing more silly than a silly laugh."
- Gaius Valerius Catullus
(Related: Nothing, Silly)

"I mean, all the ratings wars are silly. But, I mean, someone has to be concerned about the ratings because it means, you know, it translates into revenue."
- Connie Chung
(Related: Silly)

"My father said, If you want to do acting, you have to be successful, which is a silly thing to say."
- Diane Cilento
(Related: Father, Successful, Acting, Silly, Want)

"When people ask me silly questions about my private life, I just say, I don't discuss that."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: Life, People, Questions, Silly)

"It's silly to keep people alive who have a terrible disease."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: People, Disease, Silly)

"You see I don't like to be really too commercial about things but in this business you've just got to be commercial otherwise the films don't make money and you don't make films and as a long as a commodity is selling it's silly to kill it dead."
- Peter Cushing
(Related: Business, Money, Selling, Silly)

"I would never withhold information about the murder of my man Biggie, or anybody else. It's just silly and ridiculous. The accusations are just flying out. All I've been trying to do all my life is to make great music."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Life, Music, Accusations, Flying, Information, Man, Murder, Silly, Trying)

"Getting older, I realize I've had a very fortunate life. I've had a budget that's allowed me to do just about any silly little thing the mind could conjure up, and I'm still alive and here."
- Rick Danko
(Related: Life, Mind, Silly)

"My Brilliant Career was beautifully directed, but I had a bit of trouble with myself in it. It was a silly script, based on a book this 16-year-old girl wrote."
- Judy Davis
(Related: Career, Silly, Trouble)

"Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence."
- Democritus
(Related: Men, Trust, Prudence, Silly, Worth)

"Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly."
- Diogenes
(Related: Animals, Man, Silly)

"I have had time to analyze my feelings. I am certain that they are totally neurotic, sexist, silly, and a big waste of time."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: Time, Feelings, Silly, Waste)

"I think what some people are doing with effects is starting to get silly. It's overused."
- Richard Donner
(Related: People, Silly)

"When we were doing a scene, lots of times we would collapse giggling, because it seemed so silly because it felt like we were doing a home movie at times."
- Illeana Douglas
(Related: Home, Silly)

"They're paying me an outrageous sum of money; $40,000 a week, which is totally silly."
- Cass Elliot
(Related: Money, Silly)

"Yes, OK, farty is a silly word. I wish I'd never used it. I'm 34. Perhaps it was a word for my 20s."
- Ben Elton
(Related: Silly, Word)

"I know this is silly, it's shallow, it's bad, I wish I wasn't this way-but if I meet a girl with no teeth, I just don't want to date her. It's creepy of me, I wish I was a bigger person, but that's my real turn-off."
- Peter Farrelly
(Related: Silly, Want)

"I suddenly realized that the fellow who didn't show up was getting about fifty-times more money than I was getting. So I thought, 'this is silly,' and became an actor. I certainly never thought I'd wind up in motion pictures. That was far beyond anything I'd ever dreamed of."
- Glenn Ford
(Related: Money, Thought, Actor, Silly, Wind)

"First of all, to defend my work, I had to believe that I am doing a totally silly, stupid, innocent comedy."
- Milos Forman
(Related: Work, Comedy, First, Silly)

"Anybody can put things together that belong together. to put things together that don't go together, and make it work, that takes genius like Mozart's. Yet he is presented in the play Amadeus as a kind of silly boy whom the gods loved."
- Lukas Foss
(Related: Work, Genius, Gods, Play, Silly)

"I turned down a movie this summer because it was nine weeks in Vancouver and my oldest daughter is 14. I've got four more summers with her. I'm not giving away nine weeks of her summer to go do a silly movie."
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: Daughter, Giving, Silly, Summer)

"Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly."
- Rose Franken
(Related: Lovers, Silly)

"Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do."
- Zsa Zsa Gabor
(Related: Love, Man, Silly)

"If you were to come to the set of Alias, you'd know how silly we all are. And I mean, silly."
- Victor Garber
(Related: Silly)

"I don't want to be a silly temptress. I cannot see any sense in getting dressed up and doing nothing but tempting men in pictures."
- Greta Garbo
(Related: Men, Nothing, Sense, Silly, Want)

"Madam your wife and I didn't hit it off the only time I ever saw her. I won't say she was silly, but I think one of us was silly, and it wasn't me."
- Elizabeth Gaskell
(Related: Time, Wife, Silly)

"Being an actor gives you a chance to play all kinds of roles, very moving and dramatic on one project, silly and girlish on another. That's the most interesting thing out this business, you get to keep reinventing yourself."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Business, Actor, Being, Chance, Play, Project, Reinventing, Silly)

"Maurice was a silly man. Maurice liked being silly."
- Barry Gibb
(Related: Being, Man, Silly)

"Nothing is so silly as the expression of a man who is being complimented."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Being, Expression, Man, Nothing, Silly)

"America, how can I write a holy litany in your silly mood?"
- Allen Ginsberg
(Related: America, Silly)

"Hopes are like hair ornaments. Girls want to wear too many of them. When they become old women they look silly wearing even one."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Women, Girls, Hair, Old, Silly, Want)

"I love to make fun of fashion because it is just so silly."
- Kathy Griffin
(Related: Love, Fashion, Fun, Silly)

"Most Oscar parties are pretty silly. They're really for people who like to schmooze."
- Daryl Hannah
(Related: People, Pretty, Silly)

"I loved cutting together simple commercials about margarine or soft drinks - all kinds of silly products - but I tried to make the commercials different."
- Renny Harlin
(Related: Drinks, Silly)

"I refuse to believe that trading recipes is silly. Tuna Fish casserole is at least as real as corporate stock."
- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
(Related: Corporate, Fish, Silly)

"Some men have a silly theory about beautiful women - that somewhere along the line they'll turn into a monster. That movie gave them a chance to watch it happen."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: Men, Women, Chance, Silly, Theory)

"Nothing to be done really about animals. Anything you do looks foolish. The answer isn't in us. It's almost as if we're put here on earth to show how silly they aren't."
- Russell Hoban
(Related: Animals, Earth, Nothing, Silly)

"Mountains will go into labour, and a silly little mouse will be born."
- Horace
(Related: Mountains, Mouse, Silly, Will)

"Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment."
- Horace
(Related: Foolishness, Right, Silly)

"My singing wasn't horrible, but my dancing really made it look silly. It's not like I'm a horrible singer that can't sing. But I don't have the consistency or the presentation skills that a good performer has."
- William Hung
(Related: Consistency, Dancing, Silly, Singing)

"But we used to go to flea markets and things, and look for old 78 records that had silly song titles."
- Neil Innes
(Related: Old, Silly, Song, Titles)

"They suggested I should introduce an element of reincarnation in the story. At first, I thought that was silly. But then, this whole time dimension began to fascinate me."
- Roland Joffe
(Related: Time, Thought, First, Reincarnation, Silly)

"I think it's silly for anyone to think you could write under the influence, but if they'd like to think that, I'd like to keep the legend alive. Maybe I was under the influence when I wrote Jesus' Son and I just didn't know it."
- Denis Johnson
(Related: Son, Influence, Silly)

"I've had women tell me that when their daughters see them taking care of themselves, and being defined from within, and thinking for themselves instead of thinking about that silly culture out there, it's powerful modeling."
- Naomi Judd
(Related: Women, Being, Care, Culture, Daughters, Silly, Thinking)

"He didn't even have the satisfaction of being killed for civil rights. it had to be some silly little Communist."
- Jackie Kennedy
(Related: Being, Civil rights, Satisfaction, Silly)

"Big Brother sounded like a silly stunt and that's what it is."
- Nigel Kneale
(Related: Brother, Silly)

"I actually made an effort to reject acting, to shove it out of my body, because I didn't want my kids to have an actress as a mother-to have, like, a silly person."
- Lisa Kudrow
(Related: Mother, Acting, Body, Effort, Kids, Silly, Want)

"The coolest thing about the series is that we stay very true to the books; it would be silly for us not to, because the books are exactly what the fans want to see. There's an action side to it, which I love, and there are werewolves now. There aren't just vampires. There's a wolf pack."
- Taylor Lautner
(Related: Love, Action, Books, Fans, Now, Silly, Want)

"What can you conceive more silly and extravagant than to suppose a man racking his brains, and studying night and day how to fly?"
- William Law
(Related: Day, Man, Night, Silly)

"In comedy, you have to be unafraid to hang from the tree branch naked in the high wind and you have to be absolutely unafraid to look ridiculous and silly."
- Matt LeBlanc
(Related: Comedy, Silly, Wind)

"I'm still a, you know, a silly girl... a big kid."
- Coco Lee
(Related: Silly)

"At an early school, when I was about 5, they asked what we wanted to be when we grew up. Everyone said silly things, and I said I wanted to be an actress. So that was what I wanted to be, but what I was, of course, was a writer."
- Tanith Lee
(Related: School, Silly, Writer)

"This is your silly web browser doing that. The file is correctly named."
- Rasmus Lerdorf
(Related: Silly)

"Apparently nobody really read it, it was a cheap movie, it fit their schedule in terms of things so fine, let the guy make that high school comedy. I used to work with Mel Brooks so they figured oh it's going to be one of those really silly movies and that's how it got made."
- Barry Levinson
(Related: Movies, Work, Brooks, Comedy, School, Silly)

"I grew up in the Bronx where you would stay up late with your girlfriends, just being silly in our bedrooms, whatever. And I was always the clown."
- Jennifer Lopez
(Related: Being, Girlfriends, Silly)

"Now, everybody, I suppose, is aware that in recent years the silly business of divination by dreams has ceased to be a joke and has become a very serious science."
- Arthur Machen
(Related: Business, Dreams, Science, Now, Silly, Years)

"I had no idea how difficult Sondheim's music would be. All through the rehearsals, I kept flubbing. There were so many tempo changes. I could never get through the opening number without any mistakes. One day, I went up to Hal Prince and offered to leave the show. He laughed it off. He said, "Don't be silly. That's why we have tryouts.""
- Mako
(Related: Music, Idea, Day, Mistakes, Silly)

"If you are being weird or silly you can be excused because you are just playing a character."
- Taryn Manning
(Related: Character, Being, Silly)

"I ain't got no magical powers and mystical trips and all that kind of crap. It's kind of silly."
- Charles Manson
(Related: Silly)

"I like giving people something they don't want to miss the next time. It's a show with little twists and turns and curves. It has me being silly and stupid and compassionate and completely deep."
- John Mayer
(Related: Time, People, Being, Deep, Giving, Silly, Want)

"Anything that was perverse and silly would be Kids in the Hall."
- Kevin McDonald
(Related: Kids, Silly)

"Sometimes those fears creep into the back of your head, but then you slap yourself and think, 'Oh, woe is me! People actually like me.' What a silly thing to worry about. This is a huge opportunity, and I'm excited."
- Ben McKenzie
(Related: People, Opportunity, Silly, Worry)

"If Terri was upset about how silly she would look, her mother was completely undone. Seems she wanted Terri in her full natural bloom, not with any blooming flower."
- Audrey Meadows
(Related: Mother, Silly)

"I always thought that it was kind of silly that a baseball card could be worth so much money."
- Matthew Modine
(Related: Money, Thought, Baseball, Silly, Worth)

"Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be part of unanimity."
- Christopher Morley
(Related: Day, Mind, Reading, Silly, Thinking)

"My dad loved to laugh. He was very funny and very silly."
- Mike Myers
(Related: Dad, Funny, Silly)

"And I thought, when I have kids, that's the sort of well told, silly, and fun fairy tale that I would want to take them to. But it was an amazing experience. And I think Shrek is a real classic, a fairy tale classic."
- Mike Myers
(Related: Experience, Thought, Fun, Kids, Silly, Want)

"It would appear that we have reached the limits of what it is possible to achieve with computer technology, although one should be careful with such statements, as they tend to sound pretty silly in 5 years."
- John von Neumann
(Related: Technology, Computer, Limits, Pretty, Silly, Sound, Years)

"Silly sitcoms are designed to attract juveniles of all ages."
- John J. O'Connor
(Related: Silly)

"I don't know that I have any role models now that are fixed. Definitely my mom - she's the coolest. She's worked really hard her whole life and I just think she's got a great attitude. Moms just know so much it's so silly."
- Larisa Oleynik
(Related: Life, Mom, Attitude, Now, Silly)

"I always wanted to be an explorer, but - it seemed I was doomed to be nothing more than a very silly person."
- Michael Palin
(Related: Nothing, Silly)

"I also found being called Sir rather silly."
- Harold Pinter
(Related: Being, Silly)

"I think it's like everything else; one shouldn't dig too deeply. It's silly to say that with a journalist, but sometimes there is not a truth to be found."
- Alan Price
(Related: Truth, Silly)

"I believe in America. I'm one of those silly flag wavers."
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: America, Silly)

"I would even go to Washington, which is saying something for me, just to glimpse Jane Q. Public, being sworn in as the first female president of the United States, while her husband holds the Bible and wears a silly pill box hat and matching coat."
- Anna Quindlen
(Related: HusbBible, Being, First, President, Public, Saying, Silly, states, United, Washington)

"It's silly talking about how many years we will have to spend in the jungles of Vietnam when we could pave the whole country and put parking stripes on it and still be home by Christmas."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Home, Christmas, Country, Silly, Talking, Vietnam, Will, Years)

"So I all knew was you lost your limbs and you died from it. I was scared silly."
- Della Reese
(Related: Silly)

"After 9/11, we realized that all these silly culture wars, and arguing about rock lyrics... who cares? You know, we, for some reason, remembered what our real problems are."
- Frank Rich
(Related: Culture, Problems, Reason, Silly)

"We find it hard to believe that other people's thoughts are as silly as our own, but they probably are."
- James Harvey Robinson
(Related: People, Thoughts, Silly)

"I learned to draw everything except glamorous women. No matter how much I tried to make them look sexy, they always ended up looking silly... or like somebody's mother."
- Norman Rockwell
(Related: Women, Mother, Silly)

"If you look at my bookings, they've gone down each season. That's something I'm trying to keep improving. On the pitch you don't want any silly bookings."
- Wayne Rooney
(Related: Silly, Trying, Want)

"Sometimes it is claimed by those who argue that race is just a social construct that the human genome project shows that because people share roughly 99% of their genes in common, that there are no races. This is silly."
- J. Philippe Rushton
(Related: People, Project, Race, Silly)

"If you met my dad, I think a lot of things would be put to rest. Because my pops is a pretty silly guy. But, Coldcut, they're based in the U.K. I'm a big fan of jazz music, so American music has had a big influence on what I listen to."
- Eric San
(Related: Music, Dad, American, Influence, Jazz, Pretty, Rest, Silly)

"If there are signs that Americans bow to the gods of advertising, there are equally indications that people find the gods ridiculous. It is part of the popular culture that advertisements are silly."
- Michael Schudson
(Related: People, Gods, Advertising, Americans, Culture, Popular, Silly)

"I like to do chill things on dates. I think it would be fun to go to the zoo. I know it's really weird and random, but I love animals. It'd be like a day of doing silly things, while enjoying nature."
- Ashlee Simpson
(Related: Love, Nature, Animals, Day, Fun, Silly)

"The very essence of literature is the war between emotion and intellect, between life and death. When literature becomes too intellectual - when it begins to ignore the passions, the emotions - it becomes sterile, silly, and actually without substance."
- Isaac Bashevis Singer
(Related: Life, War, Death, Emotion, Emotions, Intellect, Literature, Silly)

"If by chance some day you're not feeling well and you should remember some silly thing I've said or done and it brings back a smile to your face or a chuckle to your heart, then my purpose as your clown has been fulfilled."
- Red Skelton
(Related: Heart, Purpose, Chance, Day, Feeling, Silly, Smile)

"Very few people run around and get amnesia and have comas and come out of them and do all the silly of people have strokes and have comas and come out of them and do all the silly things we do on soaps."
- Erika Slezak
(Related: People, Silly)

"We learned a verse of this and that and we were having fun with the songs. Tommy would make up stories to go along with them and I would yell at him, 'Hey, stupid, that's not right,' and he was like a silly kid trying to impress."
- Dick Smothers
(Related: Fun, Right, Silly, Songs, Trying)

"You can go from doing something quite silly to something dead serious in the blink of an eye, and if you're making those connections with your audience then they're going to go right along with it."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Eye, Right, Silly)

"I have my ideas, I have my music and I also just enjoy showing off, so that's a big part of it. Also, I like to get up onstage and behave insanely or express myself physically, and the band can get pretty silly."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Music, Ideas, Pretty, Silly)

"God invented mankind because he loved silly stories."
- Ralph Steadman
(Related: God, Mankind, Silly)

"I like summer. I like warmer weather and long days. I'm one of those silly people who still enjoy lying in the sun - my children are horrified!"
- Danielle Steel
(Related: People, Children, Lying, Silly, Summer, Sun, Weather)

"You'll be old and you never lived, and you kind of feel silly to lie down and die and to never have lived, to have been a job chaser and never have lived."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Lie, Job, Old, Silly)

"Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!"
- Wallace Stevens
(Related: Poor, Silly, Spring)

"Don't be afraid to look silly."
- Tara Strong
(Related: Silly)

"I would look a little silly playing Casanova now."
- Donald Sutherland
(Related: Now, Silly)

"I honestly don't understand the big fuss made over nudity and sex in films. It's silly."
- Sharon Tate
(Related: Sex, Nudity, Silly)

"There's this expression called postmodernism, which is kind of silly, and destroys a perfectly good word called modern, which now no longer means anything."
- Twyla Tharp
(Related: Expression, Now, Silly, Word)

"I just feel - specifically about that holiday - why is it just one day that you have to tell the person that you love how much you love them? I think that is a little silly. I am much more the girl that likes the spontaneous."
- Michelle Trachtenberg
(Related: Love, Day, Holiday, Silly)

"Even The Impostors, as silly as it is, is a very intimate film, in a way."
- Stanley Tucci
(Related: Film, Silly)

"The band broke up because I couldn't bear Rotten anymore because he was an embarrassment with his silly hats and his, like, shabby, dirty, nasty looking appearance."
- Sid Vicious
(Related: Appearance, Embarrassment, Silly)

"People ask 'do you make a conscious effort not to swear?' - if you're doing silly stuff you're not tempted to put swearing in. All the comics from my childhood, who were funny without swearing, were the people that influenced me. What I do is quite traditional anyway."
- Tim Vine
(Related: Funny, People, Childhood, Effort, Silly, Swearing)

"With silly stuff, it's seventy-five percent confidence. I always tell people that it's because I'm nervous about getting that next laugh and I need to hear it. I always want to condense a joke."
- Tim Vine
(Related: People, Confidence, Silly, Want)

"There is no such thing as an unreasonable question, or a silly question, or a frivolous question, or a waste-of-time question. It's your life, and you've got to get these answers."
- Marcia Wallace
(Related: Life, Answers, Question, Silly, Waste)

"I could have been an architect, but I don't think I'd have been very happy. Nearly all modern architecture is a silly game as far as I can see."
- Roger Waters
(Related: Architecture, Silly)

"At a time when the GOP is playing games with the debt limit, a member of the Supreme Court is refusing to recuse himself from matters he has a financial interest in, and middle class incomes are stagnant, many want to change the subject. I don't. This was a prank, and a silly one. I'm focused on my work."
- Anthony Weiner
(Related: Change, Time, Work, Financial, Class, Court, Debt, Games, Interest, Middle class, Silly, Want)

"The course is going to make you look silly sometimes. You have to be able to accept that and move on."
- Mike Weir
(Related: Silly)

"Youth is a silly, vapid state, Old age with fears and ills is rife; This simple boon I beg of Fate - A thousand years of Middle Life."
- Carolyn Wells
(Related: Age, Life, Fate, Old, Silly, State, Years, Youth)

"It's silly to work hard the whole week and then spoil it by not preparing properly before the game."
- Arsene Wenger
(Related: Work, Silly)

"The silly question is the first intimation of some totally new development."
- Alfred North Whitehead
(Related: Development, First, Question, Silly)

"A lot of comic actors derive their main force from childish behavior. Most great comics are doing such silly things; you'd say, 'That's what a child would do.'"
- Gene Wilder
(Related: Actors, Behavior, Force, Silly)

"Sounds so silly, but I want to accomplish getting my kids through college."
- Treat Williams
(Related: College, Kids, Silly, Want)

"If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Related: People, Nothing, Silly)

"People like to pigeonhole and say, Well, I'm a Washington insider, and you know, that's quite silly. What does that even mean?"
- Bob Woodward
(Related: People, Silly, Washington)

"A man that is ashamed of passions that are natural and reasonable is generally proud of those that are shameful and silly."
- Mary Wortley
(Related: Man, Silly)