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AnonymousWhen I hear artists... making fun of businessmen I think of a regiment in which the band makes fun of the cooks.

—  Anonymous

Ricky GervaisNever confuse your right to say what you believe with a right to never be disagreed with and ridiculed for saying what you believe.

—  Ricky Gervais, 1961-, British comedian & screenwriter

Lord ChesterfieldHonest error is to be pitied not ridiculed.

—  Lord Chesterfield, 1694-1773, English statesman & writer

Mahatma GandhiFirst they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.

—  Mahatma Gandhi, 1869-1948, Indian leader of independence

Baruch SpinozaI have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn human actions, but to understand them.

—  Baruch Spinoza, 1632-1677, Dutch philosopher

Arthur SchopenhauerAll truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.

—  Arthur Schopenhauer, 1788-1860, German philosopher










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