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Top 57 Quotes About Inane

#1. And in repose one might have admired so fine a specimen of English manhood, until the foppish ways, the affected movements, the perpetual inane laugh, brought one's admiration of Sir Percy Blakeney to an abrupt close. - Author: Emmuska Orczy
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#2. So who's expired in an ending flat and inane quite beyond belief now? - Author: David Mitchell
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#3. All the inane, meaningless noises people make that pass for intelligent conversation. They might as well be pigs grunting in the pen. (92) - Author: Norma Fox Mazer
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#4. Sometimes you panic and find yourself emitting remarks so profoundly inane that you would be embarrassed to say them to your dog. Your dog would look at you and think to itself, 'I may lick myself in public, but I'd never say anything as stupid as that.' - Author: Dave Barry
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#5. I hate having to do small talk. I'd rather talk about deep subjects. I'd rather talk about meditation, or the world, or the trees or animals, than small, inane, you know, banter. - Author: Ellen DeGeneres
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#6. I hardly ever dream, which is probably a reflection of the fact that I live my life fully and consciously. I solve my problems while awake and, as a result, spend my sleeping hours resting, not receiving inane messages. - Author: Iris Owens
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#7. Memories of her parents would sneak up on her and hit her from behind at odd moments, sometimes for the most inane of reasons. One of her friends in Iceland, a theology student named Sigridur, had called them grief tackles, - Author: Sarah Wendell
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#8. Whilst never actually rebuffing a visitor, he always reared such a wall of reserve that few could think of anything to say to him which would not sound inane. - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#9. I don't know whether we will find ourselves in the cross hairs, pulled by the short hairs, or just trying to find the next inane hairstyle. But change is coming; it is inevitable. It is as steady and reliable as a ticking clock. - Author: Corey Taylor
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#10. Just to be seen strolling to or from a helicopter on the White House lawn, shouting an evasive answer to Sam Donaldson, must seem to the Reagans not quite satisfactory enough of a 7 PM presence, and this inane scene certainly galls the press. - Author: Thomas B. Griffith
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#11. We sought a tribal society, to be close to each other, not to sit behind a television with our families and not see our families, not just to watch the evening news and the inane comedies designed to pacify the multitudes, but rather to explore ourselves. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#12. I am suggesting that we spend a little less time in idleness, in the fruitless pursuit of watching inane and empty television programs. Time so utilized can be put to better advantage, and the consequences will be wonderful. - Author: Gordon B. Hinckley
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#13. It doesn't sound like there was time for the word to be there. On the other hand, I didn't intentionally make an inane statement ... certainly the 'a' was intended, because that's the only way the statement makes any sense. - Author: Neil Armstrong
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#14. Mistress-like, its brilliance vain, highly capricious and inane ... - Author: Alexander Pushkin
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#15. The qualities that make Twitter seem inane and half-baked are what makes it so powerful. - Author: Jonathan Zittrain
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#16. Oh, I loathe weddings. I loathe sitting down and participating in inane conversations with proud parents and smug couples who all look like they might secretly hate each other. - Author: Saleem Haddad
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#17. The politics of the day infuriated him: even when power lay with the politicians he supported, and the opposition appeared to be failing, so much in the political sphere seemed to him vile, vulgar, meretricious, inane - he threatened that he wouldn't be voting at all. The - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#18. Sometimes it is the simplest, seemingly most inane, most practical stuff that matters the most to someone. - Author: Patty Duke
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#19. The thing I regret most about my life are those inane photos of me with icons. They used to come down here and dress me up, and I just tolerated it. It's my fault. But I shouldn't have done it. They literally brought down costumes, candles, and icons! It was unbelievable stupidity. - Author: John Tavener
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#20. The most valuable information on how to maintain or save relationships comes from scientific observation of couples in action, right down to the microexpressions and apparently inane comments seen in everyday conversations. - Author: Carl Rogers
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#21. In recent years it has become popular for some retailers to begin their Black Friday sales on Thursday night. Do not support this inane trend. If you feel like you want to replicate the experience, blindfold yourself, tape $150 to your forehead and roll yourself down a hill in a shopping cart. - Author: Jason Gay
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#22. mum's dress. mum loved big parties. she loved dressing up and champagne bubbles tickling her nose, and dancing with her arms above her head, shoes thrown to the edges of the dance floor, and shouting inane happy things at people. - Author: Elizabeth Noble
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#23. The original fib was dreary enough, the additional biographical titbits positively inane. - Author: Kate Morton
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#24. Honestly, I get character ideas from the most inane places. Sometimes a song will give me an idea. Sometimes I will just hear a snippet of conversation that ends up having nothing to do with the book that emerges. - Author: Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
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#25. I think when Fox News goes to the Megyn Kellys, the Bret Baiers, and people who don't have much experience who haven't covered campaigns, the result is sometimes you have these inane questions that come out and, frankly, waste everybody's time. - Author: David Shuster
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#26. To agree without understanding is inane. To disagree without understanding is impudent. - Author: Mortimer J. Adler
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#27. To have access to literature, world literature, was to escape the prison of national vanity, of philistinism, of compulsory provincialism, of inane schooling, of imperfect destinies and bad luck. - Author: Susan Sontag
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#28. Yes, of course, the whole idea is utterly inane, but to let its predictable inanities blind you to its truly fabulous and breathtaking aspects is to do both oneself and the genre a disservice. - Author: Alan Moore
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#29. The friends of Galtieri, Saddam Hussein, Mullah Omar and Milosevic make unconvincing defenders of humanitarian values, and it can be seen that their inept and sometimes inane arguments lack either the principles or the seriousness that are required in such debates. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#30. Sadly, many in our world today encourage idleness, especially in the form of mindless, inane entertainment that is on the Internet, on television, and in computer games. - Author: Joseph B. Wirthlin
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#31. Life is a smoke that curls-
Curls in a flickering skein,
That winds and whisks and whirls,
A figment thin and vain,
Into the vast inane.
One end for hut and hall. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#32. Judges can determine fair justice far better than any inane federal mandate. - Author: Rand Paul
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#33. If the waves were to start thinking, they would believe that they are moving forward, that they have a purpose, that they are working for the good of the sea, and they wouldn't fail to work out a philosophy as inane as their zeal. - Author: Emil Cioran
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#34. And within the computer's innards, a spreading cancer. A self-replicating corruption. A B-pop mutiny of bass and drum and oscillating frequency. Inane quasi poetry glorifying a pointless act of intimacy. - Author: Jay Kristoff
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#35. If culture did not filter, it would be inane - as inane as the formless, boundless Internet is on its own. And if we all possessed the boundless knowledge of the Web, we would be idiots! Culture is an instrument for making a hierarchical system of intellectual labor. - Author: Umberto Eco
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#36. Reporters used to ask me the same inane questions year-in and year-out, city-to-city, and it would drive me crazy. - Author: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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#37. Quantum est in rebus inane! How much folly there is in human affairs. - Author: Aulus Persius Flaccus
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#38. The restoration of man's inner eyes can hardly be expected in this day and age - unless, first of all, one were willing and determined simply to exclude from one's realm of life all those inane and contrived but titillating illusions incessantly generated by the entertainment industry. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#39. Typically my ideas come to me in the most inane ways possible. I had the initial idea for 'Quantum Conundrum' while I was walking down the street to get breakfast. People are like, 'Whoa, what's your inspiration, is it something amazing?' No, I was just really hungry. - Author: Kim Swift
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#40. The world that used to nurse us
now keeps shouting inane instructions.
That's why I ran to the woods. - Author: Jim Harrison
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#41. Why any self-respecting fairy godmother would pass them over for an inane twit who relied on animals to do her housecleaning was beyond her. - Author: Marie Hall
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#42. Why do silences mean something different when we're with different people? With you, it's never awkward, is it? It's just silence. But with other people, I feel the need to fill it with inane ramblings. What's wrong with silence? - Author: Holly Martin
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#43. Should consumerism be the last thing we accomplish as a species, after all this evolution and the miraculous series of accidents that granted our sentience? Would that not be an utterly dull and inane end to our history? - Author: Robert Wringham
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#44. I've been perfectly happily married for 25 years, and have a nice life. Inane things don't interest me. - Author: Geezer Butler
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#45. 'Hansel and Gretel' is one of the scariest stories ever written! Psychotic mother; stupid, inane father. - Author: Maurice Sendak
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#46. We have this inane desire to belong to something that is greater than we are on our own. That desire is so strong that we can fool ourselves into believing things that aren't true. - Author: Micalea Smeltzer
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#47. Haven't two hundred years of failed missionary work overseas taught anybody anything? You can't convert people to anything - whether religion, or something as inane as our flicks. - Author: Kevin Smith
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#48. Are you really going to ask such inane questions all the time? Mystic bloody forces; just accept them and cope! - Author: Kate Griffin
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#49. waging war against inane language that circulates almost automatically is a writer's eternal mission, and the day will never come when this battles are unnecessary. - Author: Minae Mizumura
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#50. It was hard to tell what her weapons were, except for that sort of inane good sense and emotional honesty. - Author: Gregory Maguire
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#51. I don't want to go with the smooth skin and the calm brow. I hope I end up a
blithering idiot cursing the sun - hallucinating, screaming, giving
obscene and inane lectures on street corners and public parks. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#52. Long, discursive, dry, and inane are the prayers in many pulpits. Without unction or heart, they fall like a killing frost on all the graces of worship. Death-dealing prayers they are. Every vestige of devotion has perished under their breath. The deader they are the longer they grow. - Author: E. M. Bounds
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#53. Unfortunately there is nothing more inane than an Easter carol. It is a religious perversion of the activity of Spring in our blood. - Author: Wallace Stevens
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#54. The human condition is not served by our technical ability to transmit a televised image around the world - if that image is totally inane. - Author: Ken Danby
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#55. But honesty is not always the best policy, no matter what the Boy Scouts may tell you. So I just shook my head at his inane question. "Too soon to tell," I said. - Author: Jeff Lindsay
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#56. I was glad nobody had noticed.I might have been offended if my uncle had punched me in the shoulder and said something inane like, "so you're a man now. - Author: Mike Mullin
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#57. Heaven, as conventionally conceived, is a place so inane, so dull, so useless, so miserable that nobody has ever ventured to describe a whole day in heaven, though plenty of people have described a day at the seaside. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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