When insults had class

John Harrelson

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Here are a collection of famous quotes..
Most are funny... some have a ring of truth :)

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." -- 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

"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!"