38 Nonsense Quotes

  • Nonsense remains nonsense, even when spoken by famous scientists. – John Lennox

 

  • Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited. – George Santayana

 

  • Nonsense, seems to sum up everything. – Albert Einstein

 

  • One man’s nonsense is another man’s sense. – Peter Cameron

 

  • Though we speak nonsense, God will pick out the meaning of it. – Nathaniel Hawthorne

 

  • I like nonsense; it wakes up the brain cells. – Dr. Seuss

 

  • Talking nonsense is man’s only privilege that distinguishes him from all other organisms. – Fyodor Dostoevsky

 

  • By deafness one gains in one respect more than one loses; one misses more nonsense than sense. – Horace Walpole

 

  • Nonsense is an assertion of man’s spiritual freedom in spite of all the oppressions of circumstance. – Aldous Huxley

 

  • The evolution of sense is, in a sense, the evolution of nonsense. – Vladimir Nabokov

 

  • Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected. – Charles Lamb

 

  • Perfect nonsense goes on in the world. Sometimes there is no plausibility at all. – Nikolai Gogol

 

  • I love to talk about nothing. It’s the only thing I know anything about. – Oscar Wilde

 

  • Nonsense and beauty have close connections. – E M Forster

 

  • Be wise enough to walk away from the nonsense around you. – Unknown

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  • We were all delighted, we all realized we were leaving confusion and nonsense behind and performing our one and noble function of the time, move. – Jack Kerouac

 

  • A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men. – Roald Dahl

 

  • Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense. – Robert Frost

 

  • It’s better to walk away than to tolerate nonsense. – Unknown

 

  • 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

 

  • Nonsense wakes up the brain cells. And it helps develop a sense of humor, which is awfully important in this day and age. – Dr. Seuss

 

  • To appreciate nonsense requires a serious interest in life. – Gelett Burgess

 

  • There’s plenty of sense in nonsense sometimes, if you wish to look for it. – Cassandra Clare

 

  • Don’t talk to me about a man’s being able to talk sense; everyone can talk sense. Can he talk nonsense? – William Pitt

 

  • Nonsense is that which does not fit into the prearranged patterns which we have superimposed on reality. Nonsense is nonsense only when we have not yet found that point of view from which it makes sense. – Gary Zukav

 

  • A man speaking sense to himself is no madder than a man speaking nonsense not to himself. – Tom Stoppard

 

  • If you want sense, you’ll have to make it yourself. – Norton Juster

 

  • There is no nonsense so arrant that it cannot be made the creed of the vast majority by adequate governmental action. – Bertrand Russell

 

  • The tree of nonsense is watered with error, and from its branches swing the pumpkins of disaster. – Nick Harkaway

 

  • It is a nonsense, it is a waste of resources and it is a silly way for any person to make their point, political or otherwise. – Shane Connelly

 

  • Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense. – Carl Sagan

 

  • The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong. – Carl Jung

 

  • Perhaps there is more sense in our nonsense and more nonsense in our ‘sense’ than we would care to believe. – David Bohm

 

  • Nonsense is to sense, as shade to light; it heightens effect. – Arthur Frederick Saunders

 

  • If we think the world has no sense, we are still free to enjoy all the imaginable nonsense. – Erik Pevernagie

 

  • We never choose which words to use, for as long as they mean what they mean to mean, we don’t care if they make sense or nonsense. – Norton Juster

 

  • Always remember, money isn’t everything – but also remember to make a lot of it before talking such fool nonsense. – Earl Wilson

 

  • Don’t for heaven’s sake, be afraid of talking nonsense! But you must pay attention to your nonsense. – Ludwig Wittgenstein