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“The person of analytic or critical intellect finds something ridiculous in everything. The person of synthetic or constructive intellect, in almost nothing.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“How ridiculous and unrealistic is the man who is astonished at anything that happens in life.”
“It is easy for a man who sits idle at home, and has nobody to please but himself, to ridicule or censure the common practices of mankind”
“For my part, I find even eternal damnation less incredible, certainly less ridiculous, than this lame and impotent conclusion which we are asked to admire as the supreme effort of Omnipotence”
“Sometimes life gives us lessons sent in ridiculous packaging.”
“Reason is the test of ridicule, not ridicule the test of truth.”
“When ridicule is shrill, remember people only bother to belittle something they perceive big enough to fear.”
“From sublime to ridiculousness there is only one step.”
“From the sublime to the ridiculous is but a step.”
“Our defense is playing ridiculous right now. As long as they play like that, we can put up 50 points if we want to.”
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