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I believe they talked of me, for they laughed consumedly.
Ridicule
George Farquhar

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Mockery is often the result of a poverty of wit.
Ridicule
Jean De La Bruyere

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Oh that wisdom was half as zealous for converts as ridicule.
Ridicule
Franz Grillparzer

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One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.
Ridicule
Jane Austen

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Resort is had to ridicule only when reason is against us.
Ridicule
Thomas Jefferson

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Ridicule often checks what is absurd, and fully as often smothers that which is noble.
Ridicule
Sir Walter Scott

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When a person can no longer laugh at himself, it is time for others to laugh at him.
Ridicule
Thomas Szasz

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