An Ol’ Broad’s Ramblings

March 14, 2007

When Insults Had Class

Filed under: Chuckles — olbroad @ 9:49

“He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I approve of.”
– Winston Churchill

“A modest little person, with much to be modest about.”
– 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)

“Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words?”
– Ernest Hemingway (about William Faulkner)

“Thank you for sending me a copy of your book; I’ll waste no time reading it.”
– Moses Hadas

“He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I know.”
– Abraham Lincoln

“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

“Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second… if there is one.”
– Winston Churchill, in reply

Compliments of Mr. Ol’ Broad.

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2 Comments »

  1. These are great!!!

    Comment by Semper Fi Mom — March 14, 2007 @ 10:12

  2. I concur, these are fantastic.

    Comment by Sean — March 15, 2007 @ 6:54


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