Tuesday, November 08, 2005

FAMOUS PUTDOWNS

mikeysfunnies have some great funnies - you can get them at www.mikeysFunnies.com
Here is a recent set of famous putdowns
Enjoy... Laugh... Don't use... unless absolutely necessary :-)


A graceful taunt is worth a thousand insults.
- Louis Nizer

I feel so miserable without you, it's almost like having you here.
-Stephen Bishop

He is a self-made man & worships his creator.
- John Bright

He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
- Winston Churchill

A modest little person, with much to be modest about.
- Winston Churchill

He has sat on the fence so long that the iron has entered his soul.
- David Lloyd George

Thank you for sending me a copy of your book; I'll waste no time reading it.
- Moses Hadas

He is not only dull himself, he is the cause of dullness in others.
- Samuel Johnson

He had delusions of adequacy.
- Walter Kerr

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

You've got the brain of a four-year-old boy, and I bet he was glad to get rid of it.
- Groucho Marx

I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it.
- Groucho Marx

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
- Oscar Wilde

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

Your manuscript is both good and original; but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good.
- Samuel Johnson

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.
- Shakespeare

1 comment:

michael lewis said...

One of my favourites is this:

context: Trudeau making comeback on something Nixon said to him while on a state visit to Ottawa


I've been called worse things by better people.