Silly Quotes

Quotes tagged as "silly" Showing 1-30 of 186
Shel Silverstein
“Do a loony-goony dance
'Cross the kitchen floor,
Put something silly in the world
That ain't been there before.”
Shel Silverstein, A Light in the Attic

Alanis Morissette
“When pain brings you down, don't be silly, don't close your eyes and cry, you just might be in the best position to see the sun shine.”
Alanis Morissette

Hank Green
“Being silly is still allowed, not excluded by adulthood. What's excluded by adulthood is thoughtlessness, so be thoughtful and silly”
Hank Green

Phil Lester
“I've been embarrassing myself since about birth.”
Phil Lester

“You know, people ask me. They say 'Dan, three years later do you really want to be drawing cat whiskers on your face?' but they don't understand. The cat whiskers, they come from within.”
Dan Howell

Norton Juster
“Have you ever heard a blindfolded octopus unwrap a cellophane-covered bathtub?”
Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth

Phil Lester
“It's weird that apples bruise like humans. I'm glad they don't scream when you bite into them.”
Phil Lester

Phil Lester
“Just picked up a black pair of scissors thinking they were my glasses.
That definitely would't have enhanced my eyesight.”
Phil Lester

John D. Rhodes
“Never dance in a puddle when there's a hole in your shoe (it's always best to take your shoes off first).”
John D. Rhodes

Michel de Montaigne
“No man is exempt from saying silly things; the mischief is to say them deliberately.”
Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays

Paula Danziger
“Good writing is remembering detail. Most people want to forget. Don't forget things that were painful or embarrassing or silly. Turn them into a story that tells the truth.”
Paula Danziger

Lloyd Alexander
“Forgive me....I called you an idiot. I spoke too hastily. You are not. Had I given it more thought, I would have called you a scoundrel.”
Lloyd Alexander, Westmark

Libba Bray
“Board the cows! We've come to enslave your marigolds. ”
Libba Bray, Going Bovine

Phil Lester
“Do people normally wear boxers under their pyjamas?”
Phil Lester

Steve Maraboli
“There is something beautiful about watching two people lovingly act silly together; behaving as though no one else existed.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Every single person is a fool, insane, a failure, or a bad person to at least ten people.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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Douglas Adams
“He actually caught himself saying things like "Yippee," as he pranced ridiculously round the house.”
Douglas Adams, So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

John Barnes
“Can I ask you something personal?”

Six inches but I tell everyone eight.”
John Barnes, Tales of the Madman Underground

Richelle E. Goodrich
“It's okay to be absurd, ridiculous, and downright irrational at times; silliness is sweet syrup that helps us swallow the bitter pills of life.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Making Wishes: Quotes, Thoughts, & a Little Poetry for Every Day of the Year

Cassandra Clare
“One does silly things when one is twelve.”
Cassandra Clare

“Your pants didn't get smaller, Mommy," I assured her. "Your butt got bigger.”
Gordon Korman, No More Dead Dogs

Lily Tomlin
“Just remember, we're all in this alone.”
Lily Tomlin

Crystal Woods
“I guess I just grew up thinking that when we become adults, we get to do what we love. For work, for fun, forever. I don't know where I got that from. Seems silly now.”
Crystal Woods, Write like no one is reading 2

L.M. Montgomery
“Oh, Gilbert, don't let's ever grow too old and wise... no, not too old and silly for fairyland.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Windy Poplars

“Which college?'
'Hmm?'
'Which college do you go to?'
Fletcher nodded. 'Yes.'
'I'm sorry?'
'Oh,' Fletcher said, and laughed.
Valkyrie's parents looked at Fletcher in near bewilderment. Fletcher looked back at them in total bewilderment. Valkyrie shook her head.”
Derek Landy, Mortal Coil

“Over his shoulder, she saw Skulduggery walk in. "Oh, hell," she muttered.
Wreath's smile reappeared. "It's Skulduggery, isn't it?"
Over his shoulder, she saw Skulduggery walk in. "Oh , hell," she muttered.
Wreath's smile reappeared. "It's Skulduggery, isn't it?"
"Please don't annoy him."
"Me? When have I EVER annoyed the great Skulduggery Pleasant?"
Skulduggery arrived at their table. Wreath smile up at him. "Hello."
"I will shoot you in the eye," Skulduggery said.
Wreath glanced at Valkyrie. "I think I've annoyed him.”
Derek Landy, The Dying of the Light

Hilary McKay
“They arrived home again to a most peculiar sight. The small garden at the front of the Banana House had been transformed. A tidal wave of cushions, beanbags, quilts, hearth rugs, and sleeping bags appeared to have swept up the lawn and broken at the wall. From Indigo's window a multicolored rope of knotted bedsheets came snaking out and ended among the cushions. As Micheal and Caddy watched, a mattress emerged and fell to the ground, followed by a rain of pillows.
"Indigo!" shouted Caddy, jumping out of the car.
Indigo's and Rose's heads appeared in the window above.
"It's all right, Caddy!" Indigo called cheerfully. "We've been doing it all the time you've been gone."
"We keep finding more stuff to land on!" added Rose. "Look!”
Hilary McKay, Saffy's Angel

“How are we going to get out of here?"
"Oh, escape is easy once you have the right plan."
"Do we have the right plan?"
"Not yet."
"Do we have any plan?"
"Not yet.”
Derek Landy, Death Bringer

Eric Mayes
“Have you ever been at a point that you don't know what to say? But yet you came up with this crazy idea to type this.”
Eric Mayes

Ben Carson
“ObamaCare is, really, I think the worst thing that has happened in this nation since slavery - and it is slavery, in a way, because it is making all of us subservient to the government. It was never about health care; it was about control.”
Ben Carson

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