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Remember when Insults had some Class?

Discussion in 'Humor - Jokes - Games and Diversions' started by CRC, Dec 5, 2007.

  1. CRC

    CRC Survivor of Tidal Waves | RIP 7-24-2015 Moderator Emeritus Founding Member


    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)

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

    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 . . . followed by Churchill's response - "Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second, if there is one." – Winston Churchill

    "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

    "He had delusions of adequacy." -- Walter Kerr

    "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

    Lady Astor once remarked to Winston Churchill at a dinner party, "Winston, if you were my husband, I would poison your coffee! " Winston replied, "Madam if I were your husband I would drink it!"
  2. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

  3. ozarkgoatman

    ozarkgoatman Resident goat herder


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