Insult Quotes

The only gracious way to accept an insult is to ignore it; if you can’t ignore it, top it; if you can’t top it, laugh at it; if you can’t laugh at it, it’s probably deserved.
– Russell Lynes

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But one should never an insult for so long, “Insults should be written in sand, compliments should be carved in stone.”
– Arab Proverb

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There are two insults no human being will endure: that he has no sense of humor, and that he has never known trouble.
– Sinclair Lewis

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I just don’t believe that you have to come in and insult people when you want to change things.
– Sydney Schanberg

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I won’t insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said.
– William F. Buckley Jr.

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He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts… for support rather than illumination.
– Andrew Lang

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

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If there is a God, atheism must seem to Him as less of an insult than religion.
– Edmond De Goncourt

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I like Frenchmen very much, because even when they insult you they do it so nicely.
– Josephine Baker

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Insult is powerful. Insult begets both rage and humor and often at the same time.
– Suzanne Fields

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I love it when someone insults me. That means I don’t have to be nice anymore.
– Billy Idol

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The point of quotations is that one can use another’s words to be insulting.
– Amanda Cross

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