Best Quotes About Mocking

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

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

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

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

All parents should be aware that when they mock or curse gay people, they may be mocking or cursing their own child. -Anna Quindlen

Well, I think that if you sincerely try to imagine what life is like for another person – not in a mocking way, not in a satirical way, but in a sincere, compassionate way – I don't think that's exploitive. -Curtis Sittenfeld

We need to be celebrating those who serve us rather than mocking them for the purpose of getting on TV and selling some books. -Jennifer Granholm

I had several different bosses during the early years of 'Dilbert.' They were all pretty sure I was mocking someone else. -Scott Adams

I've known I wanted to do this ever since I was a little kid and I used to get in trouble at church for goofing off all the time: mocking the preacher, imitating people and the things they did. I later learned my mother used to be just as goofy as I was when she was younger. I mean, Eddie Murphy in 'Coming to America?' My hero. -Lamorne Morris

Sadly, a lot of what passes for feminism these days is just moaning about men, congratulating ourselves on nothing in particular, and mocking them for being big kids while doing everything we can to keep them that way. -Julie Burchill

Men can be men and still get excited about other men kicking a ball around and they're never mocked, whereas it's easy for women to take mocking on board, to be belittled. Because we're used to it. -Marian Keyes

I am not one of those people who will ever be comfortable mocking or making caricatures of the stereotypes attached to any community. -Abhishek Bachchan

Wishful thinking won't make the Palestinians an Israeli peace partner, no matter how much President Barack Obama pressures Israel to make concessions; caustically mocking Putin's worldview won't make it any less real or mitigate the Russian threat. -Ben Shapiro

A colleague once nicknamed me – half mocking – the 'magical stranger' because I get people to tell me things. -Stephen Rodrick

The French are pretty thin-skinned. The few times I mentioned a French writer in 'City Boy,' the relatives would ring up in high dudgeon. I once wrote a mocking review of Marguerite Duras in the 'New York Review of Books,' and good friends of mine in France got very angry. -Edmund White

Loser lit antiheroes aren't well intentioned or earnest; they don't care whether you like them or not. They're self-mocking, ironic and inventive; they narrate their downfalls with manic wordplay, rampant metaphors, wisecracks, and escalating flights of spleen-fueled lyricism. -Kate Christensen

Iggy Pop has a voice that's somehow simultaneously self-mocking, wild, precise, amused, righteous, cool, contained and bold. I don't know how he does what he does. -Kate Christensen

A few years ago, I actually did come up with a mocking sort of epitaph for myself. It's this: 'Here lies Robert Silverberg. He spent most of his life in the future. Now he's in the past.' -Robert Silverberg

First, one scrambles for wealth. Then, one luxuriates in mocking the effeteness that comes with it. -Euny Hong

Now that neural nets work, industry and government have started calling neural nets AI. And the people in AI who spent all their life mocking neural nets and saying they'd never do anything are now happy to call them AI and try and get some of the money. -Geoffrey Hinton

Twitter is just full of silly little people enjoying being sarcastic and rude and mocking. -Michaela Coel

I'm really happy that people understand that man-repelling is a good thing. I was afraid people would think I was mocking fashion, and it's like, 'No, I swear, I'm wearing feathered sleeves as I write this!' -Leandra Medine

Looking at how things might be under Trump is scary, particularly when a pinnacle moment in his campaign saw him mocking and belittling a reporter with a disability. -Sinead Burke

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