The meaning of silly is described as the having lack of common sense and being absurd, foolish. But, in fact, there is power in being silly. It allows you to relax, interact, and connect better with others. Famous silly quotes will show you how it helps you to enhance your self-esteem, your success and your happiness.
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Being Silly Quotes
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment. ― Horace
Living without laughing isn’t living. Be silly. Be honest. Be kind. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson
The word ‘silly’ derives from the Greek ‘selig’ meaning ‘blessed.’ There is something sacred in being able to be silly. ― Paul Pearsall
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
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. ― Christopher Morley
The most important thing is to have a good relationship with the bike… you have to understand what she wants. I think of a motorcycle as a woman, and I know that sounds silly, but it’s true. ― Valentino Rossi
I like girls who want to get up and dance and don’t mind singing in front of my family- you know, silly stuff. Some girls won’t eat in front of boys or won’t go bowling. They just want to go out and look pretty. I don’t really get that. I want someone who is up for having a good time. ― Olly Murs
You don’t get old being stupid. ― Chili Davis
Most of us would be upset if we were accused of being ‘silly.’ But the word ‘silly’ comes from the old English word ‘selig,’ and its literal definition is ‘to be blessed, happy, healthy and prosperous. ― Zig Ziglar
Board the cows! We’ve come to enslave your marigolds. ― Libba Bray, Going Bovine
Motherhood has most definitely changed me and my life. It’s so crazy how drastic even the small details change- in such an amazing way. Even silly things, like the fact that all of my pictures on my cell phone used to be of me at photo shoots – conceited, I know! – but now every single picture on my phone is of Mason. ― Kourtney Kardashian
Nothing to be done really about animals. Anything you do looks foolish. The answer isn’t in us. It’s almost as if we’re put here on earth to show how silly they aren’t. ― Russell Hoban
‘Have fun’ is my message. Be silly. You’re allowed to be silly. There’s nothing wrong with it. ― Jimmy Fallon
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. ― John Mayer
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
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere. ― Voltaire
I had six silly tattoos done when I was young, and I bitterly regret them. I’ve thought about laser surgery, but that leaves a scar, so I’m just leaving them. ― Andre Benjamin
When you’re young, you’re stupid. You do silly things. ― Ozzy Osbourne
Why do we park on driveways and drive on parkways? Just to be silly! ― George Carlin
Do people normally wear boxers under their pyjamas? ― Phil Lester
If people did not sometimes do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done. ― Ludwig Wittgenstein
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. ― Jerry Saltz
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 sunshine. ― Alanis Morissette
I like being absurd. Being silly. ― Jimmy Fallon
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
My goal is to be myself, and to challenge stereotypes, and to follow the rules, and break them, and make new rules. It’s not about doing something that’s already been done. That would be silly. ― Sasha Grey
Don’t be afraid to look silly. ― Tara Strong
Sarah Palin is treated like a bimbo sometimes, but she has never given the public the respect they deserve. She acts silly and doesn’t know stuff. She didn’t even finish her term. ― Gail Collins
I’ve been embarrassing myself since about birth. ― Phil Lester
It’s stupid to have a simple-minded view. ― Jeremy Paxman
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
If a million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing. ― Anatole France
Everyone thinks these are self-portraits but they aren’t meant to be. I just use myself as a model because I know I can push myself to extremes, make each shot as ugly or goofy or silly as possible. ― Cindy Sherman
The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way. ― Josh Billings
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
Being silly is still allowed, not excluded by adulthood. What’s excluded by adulthood is thoughtlessness, so be thoughtful and silly. ― Hank Green
Who is more foolish? The fool or the fool that follows it? ― Alec Guinness
I think that both parties should declare the debt limit as a political weapon of mass destruction which can’t be used. I mean, it is silly to have a country that has 237 years building up its reputation and then have people threaten to tear it down because they’re not getting some other matter. ― Warren Buffett
Until you’re ready to look foolish, you’ll never have the possibility of being great. ― Cher
Your pants didn’t get smaller, Mommy, I assured her. Your butt got bigger. ― Gordon Korman, No More Dead Dogs
The joy of YouTube is that you can create content about anything you feel passionate about, however silly the subject matter. ― Zoe Sugg
GamerGate is really a sexist temper tantrum. That’s kind of a silly, funny way of putting it, but it’s kind of what it feels like, right? They’re going after and targeting women who are trying to make changes in the industry. They’re attacking anyone who supports women. ― Anita Sarkeesian
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm. ― Colette
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
People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools. ― Alice Walker
I would never withhold information about the murder of my man Biggie, or anybody else. It’s just silly and ridiculous. The accusations are just flying out. All I’ve been trying to do all my life is to make great music. ― Sean Combs
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
I’m childish and silly. Most people tease me because I’m a bit daft. ― Harriet Walter
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
Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish. ― Euripides
I want to be silly, and that’s being authentic just as much as being open and honest. It’s authentic to make weird clown horn noises when it strikes you. ― Tig Notaro
Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on his own dunghill. ― Richard Aldington
Just a few questions for you, Mr. Dunne. Or Kenny. Can I call you Kenny? I feel we’ve become friends in these past few seconds. Can I call you Kenny? ― Derek Landy
Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives. ― Oscar Wilde
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. 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
Have you ever heard a blindfolded octopus unwrap a cellophane-covered bathtub? ― Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth
I didn’t like the idea of being foolish, but I learned pretty soon that it was essential to fail and be foolish. ― Daniel Day-Lewis
My goal is to give girls and boys a different idea of expression. It’s not always about looking pretty or cute. It’s about expressing yourself however that may be, even if that’s being silly or goofy or weird. ― Sia
I don’t get embarrassed easily, and I do silly things all the time! ― Emily Osment
It’s weird that apples bruise like humans. I’m glad they don’t scream when you bite into them. ― Phil Lester
I’d be foolish not to take some of these opportunities that are coming my way. ― Kim Kardashian
Just picked up a black pair of scissors thinking they were my glasses. That definitely would’t have enhanced my eyesight. Make yourself look really stupid so you don’t feel bad doing something a little stupid. ― Mark Hoppus
How do you know what it’s like to be stupid if you’ve never been smart? ― Lou Holtz
No matter what I do, I can’t help but feel that I’m under a microscope. Some of it is completely silly, and some of it is meant to be hurtful. For example, a website accumulated all of my music videos to point out perceived Illuminati images. I loved that one. Of course, it was all ridiculous but funny. ― Steve Aoki
I believe happiness is a chemical imbalance- it’s a silly thing to strife for. But satisfaction- if you seek satisfaction, you can succeed. Satisfaction is knowing that you’re doing the best that you can do; you’re living your life to the fullest. ― Lydia Lunch
When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty. ― George Bernard Shaw
I have had the most wonderful childhood, and I was raised in a very loving family. And it was nothing short of an amazing privilege because I was incredibly lucky to be able to play up in trees and make it like silly dens in a bush and stuff like that. ― Rose Leslie
I worked with Ice-T, Ice Cube, and Tupac! But Tupac was the sweetest man in the world. That whole thug thing was an act- it was silly and dumb. He was a complete gentleman and one of the kindest men I’ve ever met. ― Lori Petty
Every actor has an obsession with their hair. You can see it on set, and you start to realize it’s completely silly. I can be very obsessed by my hair, but all these hours spent trying to style it are useless, because ultimately, you can’t change your haircut. It’s all the same. ― Louis Garrel
Ever since I can remember, I’ve always been silly. ― Craig Robinson
I comment on my friends’ things; whatever they post, I post funny posts. I don’t post anything that’s too sad or mad, or at least not for too long. And I’m usually just a happy person! Silly- people would describe me as silly and crazy and fun. ― GloZell
The idea that you can somehow erase the Internet is silly. ― Vint Cerf
The love affair between black folks and the Clintons has been going on for a long time. It began back in 1992, when Bill Clinton was running for president. He threw on some shades and played the saxophone on ‘The Arsenio Hall Show.’ It seems silly in retrospect, but many of us fell for that. ― Michelle Alexander
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
Sometimes being silly with a friend is the best therapy. ― unknown
I think most Hollywood meetings are silly and I truly despise pitching. It’s insane to expect someone to come in and tell you the story before they’ve written it, and buying an idea from someone who can explain it rather than write it is like choosing a mechanic based on his ability to draw a picture of your car’s problem. ― Jess Walter
We all do make foolish mistakes. ― Susan Ford
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. ― Pam Brown
Every time I do something silly, it comes off really funny because it’s natural. ― Shaquille O’Neal
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. ― Tim Vine
No man is exempt from saying silly things; the mischief is to say them deliberately. ― Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays
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. ― Tim Vine
I am consistently impressed by reddit. I’d say on a near weekly basis, by little things. Whether it’s- I absolutely love seeing the Photoshop jobs that people do. Not of silly cats, but of redditors who are like, ‘I have this photo of like my mom. This is the last photo I took with her. She was in the hospital. Can any of you clean this photo up? ― Alexis Ohanian
It’s silly to work hard the whole week and then spoil it by not preparing properly before the game. ― Arsene Wenger
Being Silly Together Quotes
- Eighty percent of married men cheat in America. The rest cheat in Europe.
- I miss being silly with you but, this is me & I’m just going to keep being silly until I found someone else to replace you.
- Real love amounts to withholding the truth, even when you’re offered the perfect opportunity to hurt someone’s feelings.
- Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly
- Marry a man your own age; as your beauty fades, so will his eyesight.
- I love being called silly, strange, weird, different, odd, etc. I always take it as a compliment.
- Marriage has no guarantees. If that’s what you’re looking for, go live with a car battery.
- Love is sharing your popcorn.
- This time last year me and him were up together being silly anticipating the first day. Now, he’s sleeping and I’m getting ready alone.
- Romance is the icing, but love is the cake.
- Gotta love it when your driving by a car with a group of guys and they are being silly.
- He gave her a look that you could have poured on a waffle.
- I’m reminding myself: Force myself to wander; work at play; be serious about being silly.