• Joss @Joss Malden - updated 3y

    Insults, by insulting people


    "He had delusions of adequacy "
    -Walter Kerr

    "He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire."
    - Winston Churchill

    "I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure."
    -Clarence Darrow

    "He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary."
    -William Faulkner (about Ernest Hemingway)

    "Thank you for sending me a copy of your book; I'll waste no time reading it."
    -Moses Hadas

    "I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it."
    -Mark Twain

    "He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends."
    -Oscar Wilde

    "I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend, if you have one."
    -George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill

    "Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second... if there is one."
    -Winston Churchill, in response

    "I feel so miserable without you; it's almost like having you here."
    -Stephen Bishop

    "He is a self-made man and worships his creator."
    -John Bright

    "I've just learned about his illness. Let's hope it's nothing trivial."
    -Irvin S. Cobb

    "He is not only dull himself; he is the cause of dullness in others."
    -Samuel Johnson

    "He is simply a shiver looking for a spine to run up."
    - Paul Keating

    "In order to avoid being called a flirt, she always yielded easily."
    -Charles, Count Talleyrand

    "He loves nature in spite of what it did to him."
    -Forrest Tucker

    "Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?"
    -Mark Twain

    "His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork."
    -Mae West

    "Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go."
    -Oscar Wilde

    "He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts... for support rather than illumination."
    -Andrew Lang (1844-1912)

    "He has Van Gogh's ear for music." -Billy Wilder

    "I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But I'm afraid this wasn't it."
    -Groucho Marx


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