Quotations that match 'mock'.

Washington is an endless series of mock palaces clearly built for clerks. Ada Louise Huxtable
[ Built Clearly Clerks Endless Mock Palaces Series Washington]
You see, Africa makes a fool of our idea of justice. It makes a farce of our idea of equality. It mocks our pieties. It doubts our concern. It questions our commitment. Because there is no way we can look at what's happening in Africa, and if we're honest, conclude that it would ever be allowed to happen anywhere else. Bono
[ Africa Allowed Anywhere Because Commitment Concern Conclude Doubts Else Equality Ever Farce Fool Happen Happening Honest Idea Justice Look Makes Mocks Our Questions See Way Would]
National character is only another name for the particular form which the littleness, perversity and baseness of mankind take in every country. Every nation mocks at other nations, and all are right. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Another Baseness Character Country Every Form Littleness Mankind Mocks Name Nation National Nations Only Other Particular Perversity Right Take Which]
Bastard Freedom waves Her fustian flag in mockery over slaves. Thomas Moore
[ Flag Freedom Her Mockery Over Slaves Waves]
My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh. Jim Carrey
[ Focus Forget Laugh Life Mock Pain Reduce]
Well not really to get attention, but to entertain, but you know to show some elements of rural life as well, it kind of blended all in, its kind of like a mockery in a sense, kind of stab back at people that have those stereotypical ideas of the south. Bubba Sparxxx
[ Attention Back Blended Elements Entertain Get Ideas Kind Know Life Mockery Really Rural Sense Show Some South Stab Stereotypical Those Well]
We ape, we mimic, we mock. We act. Laurence Olivier
[ Act Ape Mimic Mock]
All parents should be aware that when they mock or curse gay people, they may be mocking or cursing their own child. Anna Quindlen
[ Aware Child Curse Cursing Gay May Mock Mocking Own Parents Should Their]
Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone - but part, while you can part friends. Bury the carcass of friendship: it is not worth embalming. William Hazlitt
[ After Bury Carcass Friends Friendship Gone Keep Mockery Part Substance While Worth]
There is that indescribable freshness and unconsciousness about an illiterate person that humbles and mocks the power of the noblest expressive genius. Walt Whitman
[ Expressive Freshness Genius Illiterate Indescribable Mocks Noblest Person Power Unconsciousness]
Comedians still make fun of Bill's out-of-control appetites, but with Hillary, the mockery is about how she lets nothing be out of control. Rich Lowry
[ Appetites Bill Comedians Control Fun Hillary How Lets Make Mockery Nothing Out She Still]
He mocks the people who proposes that the government shall protect the rich and that they in turn will care for the laboring poor. Grover Cleveland
[ Care Government Laboring Mocks Poor Proposes Protect Rich Shall Turn Will]
Saddam Hussein has been engaged in the development of weapons of mass destruction technology which is a threat to countries in the region and he has made a mockery of the weapons inspection process. Nancy Pelosi
[ Been Countries Destruction Development Engaged Hussein Inspection Made Mass Mockery Process Region Saddam Technology Threat Weapons Which]
When we talk of freedom and opportunity for all nations, the mocking paradoxes in our own society become so clear they can no longer be ignored. Wendell Willkie
[ Become Clear Freedom Ignored Longer Mocking Nations Opportunity Our Own Paradoxes Society Talk]
From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion: I know no other religion; I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion; religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery. John Henry Newman
[ Age Any Been Cannot Dogma Dream Enter Fifteen Fundamental Idea Into Know Mere Mockery Other Principle Religion Sentiment Sort]
It's all very boring to say that we get along great and all that and sometimes we mock up come aggravation to make it interesting but the truth of it is that we get along so well we've never had an argument. Dave Edmunds
[ Aggravation Along Argument Boring Come Get Great Had Interesting Make Mock Never Say Sometimes Truth Up Very Well]
There's a tradition in British intellectual life of mocking any non-political force that gets involved in politics, especially within the sphere of the arts and the theatre. Harold Pinter
[ Any Arts British Especially Force Gets Intellectual Involved Life Mocking Non-Political Politics Sphere Theatre Tradition Within]
No great movement designed to change the world can bear to be laughed at or belittled. Mockery is a rust that corrodes all it touches. Milan Kundera
[ Bear Change Designed Great Laughed Mockery Movement Rust Touches World]
An able, disinterested, public-spirited press, with trained intelligence to know the right and courage to do it, can preserve that public virtue without which popular government is a sham and a mockery. Joseph Pulitzer
[ Able Courage Disinterested Government Intelligence Know Mockery Popular Preserve Press Public Public-Spirited Right Sham Trained Virtue Which Without]
Martyrs, my friend, have to choose between being forgotten, mocked or used. As for being understood - never. Albert Camus
[ Being Between Choose Forgotten Friend Martyrs Mocked Never Understood Used]
Isn't it the sweetest mockery to mock our enemies? Sophocles
[ Enemies Mock Mockery Our Sweetest]
One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered. Michael J. Fox
[ Assaulted Away Cannot Cruelly Dignity May Mocked Surrendered Taken Unless]
Most of those mocking us and our works night after night have not reached the point of suggesting we are going to use those weapons. They are pretty useless right now. Richard Reeves
[ After Going Mocking Most Night Now Our Point Pretty Reached Right Suggesting Those Us Use Useless Weapons Works]
I remarked constantly, just at sunset, in these latitudes, that the eastern horizon was brilliantly illuminated with a kind of mock sunset. This in a short time disappeared, to be soon succeeded by another similar in character, but more faint. George Grey
[ Another Brilliantly Character Constantly Disappeared Eastern Faint Horizon Illuminated Just Kind Latitudes Mock More Remarked Short Similar Soon Succeeded Sunset These Time]
While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery, and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit. Lewis Carroll
[ Amusement Apart Danger Deeper Exercising Full Great Harmony Joy Kept Laughter Learning Life Look Mockery Opportunities Our Seek Should Solemn Spirit Them Things Thus Too While Wit]
I like to sit in my backyard. I go out on the hammock and sit in silence and kind of meditate. Nature is calming, and it's nice to go out there and clear my head. Devon Werkheiser
[ Backyard Calming Clear Go Head Kind Meditate Nature Nice Out Silence Sit]
It's so easy for propaganda to work, and dissent to be mocked. Harold Pinter
[ Dissent Easy Mocked Propaganda Work]
No; we have been as usual asking the wrong question. It does not matter a hoot what the mockingbird on the chimney is singing. The real and proper question is: Why is it beautiful? Bertrand Russell
[ Asking Beautiful Been Chimney Does Hoot Matter Proper Question Real Singing Usual Why Wrong]
The second purchase was my ranch, Mockingbird Hill. The third purchase was Longhorn cattle. Janine Turner
[ Cattle Hill Purchase Ranch Second Third]
I'm pro-death penalty, but what I have not seen is anybody that would mock someone on death row. Gary Bauer
[ Anybody Death Mock Penalty Row Seen Someone Would]
First, we must stop issuing drivers' licenses to people in our country illegally. Providing them with forms of government identification makes a mockery of our laws and undermines national security efforts. Bobby Jindal
[ Country Drivers Efforts First Forms Government Identification Illegally Issuing Laws Licenses Makes Mockery Must National Our Providing Security Stop Them Undermines]
The world is a perpetual caricature of itself; at every moment it is the mockery and the contradiction of what it is pretending to be. George Santayana
[ Caricature Contradiction Every Itself Mockery Moment Perpetual Pretending World]
What good to me is the festive garment of freedom when I am in a slave's smock at home? Johann G. Hamann
[ Am Festive Freedom Garment Good Home Slave]
Study with desire is real activity; without desire it is but the semblance and mockery of activity. William Godwin
[ Activity Desire Mockery Real Semblance Study Without]
Words without deeds is an affront to the principle that guides our Nation and makes a mockery of the values we as public servants claim to love. Jon Corzine
[ Affront Claim Deeds Guides Love Makes Mockery Nation Our Principle Public Servants Values Without Words]
To become an American citizen, we require people to read, write and speak in English. That is to help them to assimilate in our melting pot, truly to become Americans. We mock that when the cherished right to vote does not involve English any more. Ernest Istook
[ American Americans Any Assimilate Become Cherished Citizen Does English Help Involve Melting Mock More Our Pot Read Require Right Speak Them Truly Vote Write]