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Alexander Collas

Death Nail Media

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 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!”

Lady Astor also once remarked to Winston Churchill at a Dinner Party,
“Sir Winston, you’re drunk!” To which, Winston replied, “Yes, Madam, I
am. And you’re ugly! But in the morning, I will be sober. And you will
still be ugly!”

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