Being Silly Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old being silly quotes, being silly sayings, and being silly proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

Horace

You don't get old being stupid.

Chili Davis

'Have fun' is my message. Be silly. You're allowed to be silly. There's nothing wrong with it.     

Jimmy Fallon

When you're young, you're stupid. You do silly things.

Ozzy Osbourne

If people did not sometimes do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.     

Ludwig Wittgenstein

I like being absurd. Being silly.     

Jimmy Fallon

Don't be afraid to look silly.     

Tara Strong

It's stupid to have a simple-minded view.     

Jeremy Paxman

If a million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.

Anatole France

The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way.

Josh Billings

Who is more foolish? The fool or the fool that follows it?     

Alec Guinness

Until you're ready to look foolish, you'll never have the possibility of being great.     

Cher

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.     

Colette

People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools.     

Alice Walker

I'm childish and silly. Most people tease me because I'm a bit daft.

Harriet Walter

Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.

Euripides

Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives.

Oscar Wilde

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

I don't get embarrassed easily, and I do silly things all the time!     

Emily Osment

I'd be foolish not to take some of these opportunities that are coming my way.     

Kim Kardashian

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

When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.

George Bernard Shaw

Ever since I can remember, I've always been silly.

Craig Robinson

The idea that you can somehow erase the Internet is silly.

Vint Cerf

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

Sometimes being silly with a friend is the best therapy.

unknown

We all do make foolish mistakes.

Susan Ford

Every time I do something silly, it comes off really funny because it's natural.

Shaquille O'Neal

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