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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.
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.
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.
I know that campaigns can seem small, and even silly. Trivial things become big distractions. Serious issues become sound bites. And the truth gets buried under an avalanche of money and advertising. If you're sick of hearing me approve this message, believe me - so am I.
If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done.
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.
Oh, I've never been asked a silly question in my entire life.
Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
Mountains will go into labour, and a silly little mouse will be born.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
The best things in life are silly.
Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most 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
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
Nothing is so silly as the expression of a man who is being complimented.
You need to be silly to be funny.
So many things happen for every event, and if you try to manipulate it, it means you are struggling against the whole universe, and that's just silly.
When I seemed to be irritable or sad, my father would quote the learned Dr. Knight, and then say, 'Just go to sleep.' Like all smart aleck kids, I thought the advice was silly. But as I've grown older, I've realized just how smart Knight was.
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.
Probably only an art-worlder like me could assign deeper meaning to something as simple and silly as Tebowing. But, to us, anytime people repeat a stance or a little dance, alone or together, we see that it can mean something. Imagistic and unspoken language is our thing.
My mother was an exuberant, silly lady.
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.
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.
I don't have a grand master plan, but I try to be thoughtful when I can and also silly. It's part of the fun.
He didn't even have the satisfaction of being killed for civil rights. it had to be some silly little Communist.
Funny things happen to you in movies for silly reasons.
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.
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.
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