Tuesday, April 15, 2008

When insults had class

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

"He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I know."- Abraham Lincoln

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

"A modest little person, with much to be modest about."- Winston Churchill

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

"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

"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

"There's nothing wrong with you that reincarnation won't cure."- Jack E. Leonard

"He has the attention span of a lightning bolt."- Robert Redford

"They never open their mouths without subtracting from the sum of human knowledge. "- Thomas Brackett Reed

"He inherited some good instincts from his Quaker forebears, but by diligent hard work, he overcame them."- James Reston

"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

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

alvaro said...

Hoy día se insulta como en las guerras tirando bombas dialecticas al adversario sin importar el destrozo que se le haga o que nos pueda hacer.Así como va a ver paz entre los pueblos.