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It is always a silly thing to give advice, but to give good advice is fatal.

Oscar Wilde

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Mix a little foolishness with your prudence: It's good to be silly at the right moment.

Horace Mann

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Curiosity in children, is but an appetite for knowledge. One great reason why children abandon themselves wholly to silly pursuits and trifle away their time insipidly is, because they find their curiosity balked, and their inquiries neglected.

John Locke

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

Henri Frederic Amiel

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Noncooks think it's silly to invest two hours' work in two minutes' enjoyment; but if cooking is evanescent, so is the ballet.

Julia Child

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 be always part of unanimity.

Christopher Morley

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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.

Roger Waters

I believe some of the trinkets and some of the things offered are either embarrassing or they're silly or they really miss the point, ... And the marketplace has to sort that out. I would hope there are enough common-sense donors out there that won't buy that kind of material or encourage it, but to the extent they do, it's the American way.

Paul Nelson

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The notion that a primary in the nation's smallest state is going to hamstring Sen. Santorum or our ability to help him is more than nonsense. It's silly talk.

Dan Ronayne

I must say I'm not a fan of the double-popped-collar. One popped-collar is silly enough, two is excessive.

Will Morgan

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I thought our young pitchers did a phenomenal job. But we did not help them defensively. We made a lot of silly errors.

Brad Pocklington

W called me 'the young Delta Burke.' It's so silly. I weigh 105 pounds and wear a size two, but for some reason I'm a heavyweight.

Christina Ricci

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You could get $4 a share and look a hero, or you might get $2 and look silly.

Rickey Ward

Silly, negative distortions from a desperate campaign are sad and irrelevant.

Doug Scofield

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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.

Gertrude Stein

If there is ever another war in Europe, it will come out of some damned silly thing in the Balkans.

Otto von Bismarck

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Don't' be silly, ... It's hot, you'll burn.

Jake Lamotta

A lot of them don't want to hear the news that 'that's a silly idea, it won't work,' .

Tom O'connell

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It's a completely different show than what we did in the '70s. All you have to do is watch and you'll find out. Back then, it was pie throws and all the silly kind of comedy.

Marie Osmond

Come on, Mac. We're gonna end up looking silly and ineffectual, and for whom? The lady who couldn't keep her legs together?

Donald Sutherland

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