Ridicule has historically proven itself a rickety fence for great ideas.
Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.
(October 16, 1854 - November 30, 1900)
Ridicule is generally made use of to laugh men out of virtue and good sense, by attacking everything praiseworthy in human life.
(May 01, 1672 - June 17, 1719)
First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.
(October 02, 1869 - January 30, 1948)
Ridicule is the first and last argument of a fool
But we got a lot of good shots underneath the basket.
(Campbell's) a good runner. We kept our pace pretty strong, but he ran ahead of us after the first mile. We tried to get ahead of him, but it's no big deal.
Your actions, and your action alone, determines your worth.