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
That was a great win. It did a couple of things. I think it secured no worse than a third-place finish for us and it guaranteed us a winning season, (but) we won't be content with that.
We had them all over the bags. We got a lot of hits, but they just didn't come at the right time.
You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result