Famous Insults…… (Friday Funnies XIII)

When insults had class….

‘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.’

‘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 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

‘Winston, if you were my husband, I would poison your coffee!

 ‘Lady Astor to Winston Churchill at a Dinner Party,

Winston replied,

‘Madam, if I were your husband, I would gladly drink it!’


‘He is simply a shiver looking for a spine to run up.’
Paul Keating – ( Former Australian Prime Minister)


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