Selezione di raffinati insulti british
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| Exchange between
Churchill & Lady Astor: She said,
"If you were my husband I'd give you poison,"
and he said, "If you were my wife, I'd drink it."
A member of Parliament to
Disraeli: "Sir, you will either die on
the gallows or of some unspeakable
"That depends, Sir," said
Disraeli, "on whether I embrace your
policies or your mistress."
"He had delusions of adequacy." -
"He has all the virtues I dislike and
none of the vices I admire." - Winston
"A modest little person, with much to
be modest about."
"I have never killed a man, but I have
read many obituaries with great
"He has never been known to use a word
that might send a reader to the
William Faulkner (about Ernest
"Poor Faulkner. Does he really think
big emotions come from big words?"
Ernest Hemingway (about William
"Thank you for sending me a copy of
your book; I'll waste no time reading
"He can compress the most words into
the smallest idea of any man I know."
"I didn't attend the funeral, but I
sent a nice letter saying I approved
"He has no enemies, but is intensely
disliked by his friends"
"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
"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."
"He is a self-made man and worships
"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."
"He is simply a shiver looking for a
spine to run up."
"There's nothing wrong with you that
reincarnation won't cure."
Jack E. Leona
"They never open their mouths without
subtracting from the sum of human
Thomas Brackett Reed
"Some cause happiness wherever they
go; others, whenever they go."
"He uses statistics as a drunken man
uses lamp-posts... for support rather
Andrew Lang (1844-1912)
"He has Van Gogh's ear for music."
"I've had a perfectly wonderful
evening. But this wasn't it."
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