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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.
~By J. Philippe Rushton ~


The ruling in the Paula Jones case is so silly.
~By Vincent Bugliosi ~


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.
~By Matt LeBlanc ~


First of all, to defend my work, I had to believe that I am doing a totally silly, stupid, innocent comedy.
~By Milos Forman ~


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.
~By Glenn Ford ~


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.
~By William Hung ~


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.
~By Lukas Foss ~


If you are being weird or silly you can be excused because you are just playing a character.
~By Taryn Manning ~


The best things in life are silly.
~By Scott Adams ~


People like to pigeonhole and say, Well, I'm a Washington insider, and you know, that's quite silly. What does that even mean?
~By Bob Woodward ~


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.
~By Roger Waters ~


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."
~By Mako ~


The silly question is the first intimation of some totally new development.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


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.
~By Judy Davis ~


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.
~By Jeff Foxworthy ~


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.
~By Audrey Meadows ~


I'm still a, you know, a silly girl... a big kid.
~By Coco Lee ~


I would look a little silly playing Casanova now.
~By Donald Sutherland ~


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.
~By Taylor Lautner ~


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!
~By Danielle Steel ~


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.
~By Illeana Douglas ~


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.
~By Wayne Rooney ~


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.
~By Red Skelton ~


So I all knew was you lost your limbs and you died from it. I was scared silly.
~By Della Reese ~


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.
~By Salma Hayek ~


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.
~By Bruce Springsteen ~


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.
~By Frank Rich ~


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.
~By Tim Vine ~


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.
~By Erika Slezak ~


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.
~By Anthony Weiner ~


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.
~By Barry Levinson ~


What am I doing in this silly showbiz life? I do wonder that sometimes.
~By Saffron Burrows ~


America, how can I write a holy litany in your silly mood?
~By Allen Ginsberg ~


Maurice was a silly man. Maurice liked being silly.
~By Barry Gibb ~


Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!
~By Wallace Stevens ~


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.
~By Lisa Kudrow ~


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.
~By Carolyn Wells ~


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.
~By Chris A. Bridges ~


Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on his own dunghill.
~By Richard Aldington ~


He was a silly guy. Out - do the other guy. That was his effort at all times.
~By Cab Calloway ~


Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.
~By Horace ~


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.
~By Michael Schudson ~


I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


A man that is ashamed of passions that are natural and reasonable is generally proud of those that are shameful and silly.
~By Mary Wortley ~


Silly sitcoms are designed to attract juveniles of all ages.
~By John J. O'Connor ~


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.
~By Greta Garbo ~


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?
~By Dana Carvey ~


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.
~By Roland Joffe ~


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.
~By Ashlee Simpson ~


I also found being called Sir rather silly.
~By Harold Pinter ~


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.
~By Mike Myers ~


I always thought that it was kind of silly that a baseball card could be worth so much money.
~By Matthew Modine ~


I have had time to analyze my feelings. I am certain that they are totally neurotic, sexist, silly, and a big waste of time.
~By Phil Donahue ~


Those who claim to have had happy lives seem to be silly fools.
~By Taylor Caldwell ~


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.
~By Marcia Wallace ~


I love to make fun of fashion because it is just so silly.
~By Kathy Griffin ~


Anything that was perverse and silly would be Kids in the Hall.
~By Kevin McDonald ~


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.
~By John Mayer ~


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.
~By Arthur Machen ~


I've been doing silly voices since I was a child.
~By Hank Azaria ~


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.
~By Eric San ~


If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done.
~By Ludwig Wittgenstein ~


I ain't got no magical powers and mystical trips and all that kind of crap. It's kind of silly.
~By Charles Manson ~


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.
~By Isaac Barrow ~


I think what some people are doing with effects is starting to get silly. It's overused.
~By Richard Donner ~


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.
~By Christopher Morley ~


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.
~By Rick Danko ~


I honestly don't understand the big fuss made over nudity and sex in films. It's silly.
~By Sharon Tate ~


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.
~By Naomi Judd ~


Hopes are like hair ornaments. Girls want to wear too many of them. When they become old women they look silly wearing even one.
~By Arthur Golden ~


This is your silly web browser doing that. The file is correctly named.
~By Rasmus Lerdorf ~


We find it hard to believe that other people's thoughts are as silly as our own, but they probably are.
~By James Harvey Robinson ~


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.
~By Jane Asher ~


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.'
~By Gene Wilder ~


God invented mankind because he loved silly stories.
~By Ralph Steadman ~


My father said, If you want to do acting, you have to be successful, which is a silly thing to say.
~By Diane Cilento ~


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.
~By Ben Elton ~


I believe in America. I'm one of those silly flag wavers.
~By Paul Prudhomme ~


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.
~By Elizabeth Gaskell ~


I refuse to believe that trading recipes is silly. Tuna Fish casserole is at least as real as corporate stock.
~By Barbara Grizzuti Harrison ~


Mountains will go into labour, and a silly little mouse will be born.
~By Horace ~


It's silly to work hard the whole week and then spoil it by not preparing properly before the game.
~By Arsene Wenger ~


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.
~By Jeremy Bulloch ~


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.
~By Angela Carter ~


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.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


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.
~By Norman Rockwell ~


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.
~By E. T. Bell ~


There is nothing more silly than a silly laugh.
~By Gaius Valerius Catullus ~


The course is going to make you look silly sometimes. You have to be able to accept that and move on.
~By Mike Weir ~


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.
~By Dick Smothers ~


Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
~By Rose Franken ~


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.
~By Connie Chung ~


When people ask me silly questions about my private life, I just say, I don't discuss that.
~By Imogen Cunningham ~


Funny things happen to you in movies for silly reasons.
~By Michael Caine ~


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.
~By Tim Vine ~


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.
~By Sergio Aragones ~


I loved cutting together simple commercials about margarine or soft drinks - all kinds of silly products - but I tried to make the commercials different.
~By Renny Harlin ~


Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly.
~By Diogenes ~


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.
~By Jennifer Lopez ~


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.
~By Sarah Michelle Gellar ~

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