Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable.
C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed, Part 4 (1961).
Nothing is capable to being well set to music that is not nonsense.joseph addison
Nonsense, n. The objections that are urged against this excellent dictionary.ambrose bierce
To appreciate nonsense requires a serious interest in life.
The Red Queen shook her head, 'You may call it "nonsense" if you like,' she said, 'but I've heard nonsense, compared with which that would be as sensible as a dictionary!'Lewis Carroll
Nine–tenths of existing books are nonsense, and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense.
I've a great fancy to see my own funeral afore I die.
Nonsense and beauty have close connections closer connections than Art will allow.
Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they talk sense.robert frost
It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled seas of thought.john kenneth galbraith
Nonsense wakes up the brain cells. And it helps develop a sense of humor, which is awfully important in this day and age.
For one of us was born a twin and not a soul knew which.
I don't hold with all this washing. This modern Behind-the-ears nonsense.
If others examined themselves attentively, as I do, they would find themselves, as I do, full of inanity and nonsense. Get rid of it I cannot without getting rid of myself.Michel de Montaigne
The evolution of sense is, in a sense, the evolution of nonsense.
Probably the best nonsense poetry is produced gradually and accidentally, by communities rather than by individuals.george orwell
A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men.
A man talking sense to himself is no madder than a man talking nonsense not to himself.tom stoppard
There is absolutely no common sense; it is common nonsense.
My aim is to teach you to pass from a piece of disguised nonsense to something that is patent nonsense.ludwig wittgenstein
For blocks are better cleft with wedges, than tools of sharp or subtle edges. And dullest nonsense has been found by some to be the most profound.
How pleasant to know Mr. Lear, who has written such volumes of stuff! Some think him ill-tempered and queer, but a few think him pleasant enough.Edward Lear
No one is exempt from talking nonsense; the misfortune is to do it solemnly.Michel de Montaigne
A careless song, with a little nonsense in it now and then, does not misbecome a monarch.
'T was brillig, and the slithy toves did gyre and gimble in the wabe. All mimsy were the borogoves, and the mome raths outgrabe.Lewis Carroll