Best Famous Insults

There are 15 famous insults.

  • 1
    "I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it."
    Mark Twain
  • 2
    "I feel so miserable without you; it's almost like having you here."
    Stephen Bishop
  • 3
    "I would have been your daddy, but a dog beat me over the fence." - Sergeant Johnson.
  • 4
    "He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends."
    Oscar Wilde
  • 5
    "I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it."
    Groucho Marx
  • 6
    "Cannot possibly attend first night; will attend second, if there is one."
    Winston Churchill's response to George Bernard Shaw
  • 7
    Q. How does Michael Jackson pick his nose? A. From a catalogue
  • 8
    "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
  • 9
    "I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure."
    Clarence Darrow
  • 10
    "He has Van Gogh's ear for music."
    Billy Wilder
  • 11
    "He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire."
    Winston Churchill
  • 12
    "He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary."
    William Faulkner
    (about Ernest Hemingway)
  • 13
    "Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words?"
    Ernest Hemingway
    (about William Faulkner)
  • 14
    It is only too easy to catch people's attention by doing something worse than anyone else has dared to do it before."If you were orphaned when you were a child, I feel sorry for you, but not for your parents.
  • 15
    He emits an air of overwhelming vanity combined with some unspecific nastiness, like a black widow spider in heat. But nobody seems to notice. He could be reciting 'Fox's Book of Martyrs' in Finnish and these people would be rolling out of their seats.