70 Being Silly Quotes on Enjoying Life and Having Fun

Embracing silliness can prove to be quite rewarding.

Numerous studies have shown that people who frequently laugh and find joy in life are more likely to have good mental and physical health.

Allowing oneself to have fun and be careless in times of childhood delight is a great approach of relaxing.

Life is a complicated path full with duties and hardships.

We all sometimes get overwhelmed by the responsibilities of daily life which may seem substantial and overpowering at times.

In the middle of all of this it’s important for us to remember the value of laughing and lightness.


It’s refreshing to let go of our grownup inhibitions, to be playful and to immerse ourselves in the lovely domain of foolishness on sometimes.

To encourage you to embrace this joyous outlook, we’ve compiled a list of quotes about being silly.

These quotes serve as reminders of the power and significance of laughing, playfulness and uncontrolled pleasure in our life.

They inspire us to not only exist, but to live – to enjoy the whimsy and to discover joy in the simple act of being deliciously goofy.

Top 10 Being Silly Quotes


You don’t get old being stupid. ~ Chili Davis.


I’ve been embarrassing myself since about birth. ~ Phil Lester.


When you’re young, you’re stupid. You do silly things. ~ Ozzy Osbourne.


It’s good practice to be silly. It’s good for you. ~ Tatjana Maria.


Make lemonade if life gives you lemons. ~ Unknown.


’Have fun’ is my message. Be silly. You’re allowed to be silly. There’s nothing wrong with it. ~ Jimmy Fallon.


Being a hero means ignoring how silly you feel. ~ Diana Wynne Jones.


The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way. ~ Josh Billings.


Being silly is still allowed, not excluded by adulthood. What’s excluded by adulthood is thoughtlessness, so be thoughtful and silly. ~ Hank Green.


If silly things were not done, intelligent things would never happen. ~ Tom Peters.

Famous Being Silly Quotes

They watched the snow fall and fall and fall until they thought that they were the ones falling. ~ Ann Patchett.


Who is more foolish? The fool or the fool that follows it? ~ Alec Guinness.

Be crazy. Be stupid. Be silly. Be weird. Be whatever. Because life is too short to be anything but happy. ~ Hoda Kotb.


Creative people must entertain lots of silly ideas in order to receive the occasional strokes of genius. ~ Marshall Cook.

Find someone who makes you laugh, allows you to be silly & be yourself, loves you when your at your best but loves you more when your not, kisses or touches you for no reason, looks at you in a way only you know what they’re thinking and communicates with you in away your never afraid to share yourself. ~ Michelle Morse.

People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools. ~ Alice Walker.


Why do we park on driveways and drive on parkways? Just to be silly! ~ George Carlin.

Best Being Silly Quotes

Don’t be silly. Loving is easy. It’s finding someone to love you back that’s hard. ~ Sabrina Jeffries.

If people did not sometimes do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done. ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein.


How do you know what it’s like to be stupid if you’ve never been smart? ~ Lou Holtz.

I like giving people something they don’t want to miss the next time. It’s a show with little twists and turns and curves. It has me being silly and stupid and compassionate and completely deep. ~ John Mayer.

Nothing to be done really about animals. Anything you do looks foolish. The answer isn’t in us. It’s almost as if we’re put here on earth to show how silly they aren’t. ~ Russell Hoban.


I like being absurd. Being silly. ~ Jimmy Fallon.

I can’t understand why men make all this fuss about Everest – it’s only a mountain. ~ Junko Tabei.

I didn’t like the idea of being foolish, but I learned pretty soon that it was essential to fail and be foolish. ~ Daniel Day-Lewis.


It is always a silly thing to give advice, but to give good advice is absolutely fatal. ~ Oscar Wilde.

Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish. ~ Euripides.


Love is someone you can be silly with. ~ Cecil Beaton.

Profound Being Silly Quotes

I thought, how do you confuse violent Russian mobsters? Well, by being silly! ~ Terry Gilliam.

With silly stuff, it’s seventy-five percent confidence. I always tell people that it’s because I’m nervous about getting that next laugh and I need to hear it. I always want to condense a joke. ~ Tim Vine.


You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm. ~ Colette.

Please don’t retouch my wrinkles. It took me so long to earn them. ~ Anna Magnani.

Until you’re ready to look foolish, you’ll never have the possibility of being great. ~ Cher.

I don’t get embarrassed easily, and I do silly things all the time! ~ Emily Osment.


There’s power in looking silly and not caring that you do. ~ Amy Poehler.

Make yourself look really stupid so you don’t feel bad doing something a little stupid. ~ Mark Hoppus.

By the time you’re eighty years old you’ve learned everything. You only have to remember it. ~ George Burns.

Deep Being Silly Quotes

Nothing is so silly as the expression of a man who is being complimented. ~ Andre Gide.

It’s okay to be absurd, ridiculous, and downright irrational at times; silliness is sweet syrup that helps us swallow the bitter pills of life. ~ Richelle E. Goodrich.


If I could pack my unhappiness into snowballs, I would throw them at these people. ~ Ava Hom.

Hysteria is impossible without an audience. Panicking by yourself is the same as laughing alone in an empty room. You feel really silly. ~ Chuck Palahniuk.

I was able to read poets that were – allowed me to be humorous without being silly. ~ Billy Collins.

Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives. ~ Oscar Wilde.


If you are being weird or silly you can be excused because you are just playing a character. ~ Taryn Manning.

I’d be foolish not to take some of these opportunities that are coming my way. ~ Kim Kardashian.

Thought-Provoking Being Silly Quotes

Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be part of unanimity. ~ Christopher Morley.


Ever since I can remember, I’ve always been silly. ~ Craig Robinson.

I live in my own little world. But it’s ok, they know me here. ~ Lauren Myracle.

I’m childish and silly. Most people tease me because I’m a bit daft. ~ Harriet Walter.

I want to be silly, and that’s being authentic just as much as being open and honest. It’s authentic to make weird clown horn noises when it strikes you. ~ Tig Notaro.


You need to be silly to be funny. ~ William Shatner.

The most important thing is to have a good relationship with the bike… you have to understand what she wants. I think of a motorcycle as a woman, and I know that sounds silly, but it’s true. ~ Valentino Rossi.

I do not know whether it ought to be so, but certainly silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way. Wickedness is always wickedness, but folly is not always folly. ~ Jane Austen.


It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere. ~ Voltaire.

Most of us would be upset if we were accused of being ‘silly.’ But the word ‘silly’ comes from the old English word ‘selig,’ and its literal definition is ‘to be blessed, happy, healthy and prosperous.’ ~ Zig Ziglar.

Thoughtful Being Silly Quotes

Sometimes being silly with a friend is the best therapy.


The best things in life are silly. ~ Scott Adams.

Most of us don’t need a psychiatric therapist as much as a friend to be silly with. ~ Robert Breault.

Be silly. Be honest. Be kind. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.


Every time I do something silly, it comes off really funny because it’s natural. ~ Shaquille O’Neal.

Living without Laughing isn’t living. Be silly. Be honest. Be Kind. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Powerful Being Silly Quotes

When pain brings you down, don’t be silly, don’t close your eyes and cry, you just might be in the best position to see the sun shine. ~ Alanis Morissette.


Getting to the top of a mountain is optional. Getting down is mandatory. ~ Ed Viesturs.

There is something beautiful about watching two people lovingly act silly together; behaving as though no one else existed. ~ Steve Maraboli.

The word silly derives from the Greek selig meaning blessed. There is something sacred in being able to be silly. ~ Paul Pearsall.


Don’t be afraid to look silly. ~ Tara Strong.

Don’t be silly and don’t waste your time. ~ Bob Newhart.

The art of writing is the art of applying the seat of the pants to the seat of the chair. ~ Mary Heaton Vorse.

So these were the 70 top quotes about Being Silly.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other posts on Love Everyone quotes and Teen Pregnancy quotes.


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Chandan Negi
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