Monday, 16 November 2009

Glorious Insults

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