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Resort is had to ridicule only when reason is against us.

Resort is had to ridicule only when reason is against us.

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: Ridicule Quotes,
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Ridicule is generally made use of to laugh men out of virtue and good sense, by attacking everything praiseworthy in read more

Ridicule is generally made use of to laugh men out of virtue and good sense, by attacking everything praiseworthy in human life.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Ridicule Quotes,
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We never repent of having eaten too little.

We never repent of having eaten too little.

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: Ridicule Quotes,
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I know that there are things that never have been funny, and never will be. And I know that ridicule read more

I know that there are things that never have been funny, and never will be. And I know that ridicule may be a shield, but it is not a weapon.

by Dorothy Parker Found in: Ridicule Quotes,
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We have oftener than once endeavoured to attach some meaning to
that aphorism, vulgarly imputed to Shaftesbury, which however read more

We have oftener than once endeavoured to attach some meaning to
that aphorism, vulgarly imputed to Shaftesbury, which however we
can find nowhere in his works, that "ridicule is the test of
truth."

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Ridicule Quotes,
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Mockery is the weapon of those who have no other.

Mockery is the weapon of those who have no other.

by Hubert Pierlot Found in: Ridicule Quotes,
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Ridicule more often settles things more thoroughly and better
than acrimony.
[Lat., Ridiculum acri fortius ac melius magnas read more

Ridicule more often settles things more thoroughly and better
than acrimony.
[Lat., Ridiculum acri fortius ac melius magnas plerumque secat
res.]

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First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.

First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.

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Ridicule is like a wolf: it only destroys those who fear it

Ridicule is like a wolf: it only destroys those who fear it

by Charles Simmons Found in: Ridicule Quotes,
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