insult Quotes

Old age is an insult. It's like being smacked.
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— Lawrence Durrell
Using insult instead of argument is the sign of a small mind.
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— Laurie R. King
Solomon'sexcess became an insult upon the privileges of mankind; for by the same plan of luxury, which made it necessary to have forty thousand stalls of horses,-he had unfortunately miscalculated his other wants, and so had seven hundred wives....Wise-deluded man!
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— Laurence Sterne
The young can exasperate, of course, and frighten, and condescend, and insult, and cut you with their still unrounded edges. But they can also drag you, as you protest and scold and try to pull away, right up to the window of the future, and even push you through.
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— Laura Moriarty
To say he has a glass chin is an insult to glass.
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— Larry Merchant
I have to admit that I don't even try to speak Russian, though I understand it perfectly. I wouldn't want to insult the language by testing out my pronunciations
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— Lana Wood
Wear a gun to someone else's house, you're saying, 'I'll defend this home as if it were my own.' When your guests see you carry a weapon, you're telling them, 'I'll defend you as if you were my own family.' And anyone who objects levels the deadliest insult possible: 'I don't trust you unless you're rendered harmless'!
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— L. Neil Smith
Pro wrestling is not fake; it's sports entertainment. We go out there and we perform, and a lot of what we do out there is real, but we're not going to insult anyone's intelligence - there is a predetermined winner. It's just the fans don't know who it is, and that's what makes it so intriguing.
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— Kurt Angle
The bottom line is, insults only hurt when they come from someone I respect.
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— Kresley Cole
Your saying 'I do not understand you' is praise beyond my worth, and an insult you do not deserve.
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— Khalil Gibran
I'm going to insult a whole industry here, but it seems like TV is for people who can't do film. I'm not talking about actresses; I'm talking about lighting people. Lighting on TV is just so... it's sinful, it really is.
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— Kevyn Aucoin
What do you mean, a ghost? The Honorable James Augustus Peregrine Pympoole-Bothame, heir to the fourteenth Earl of Hardsdale, is taking no insults from young girls!
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— Kerstin Gier
The worst insult I can inflict on life is that I do not reflect on its meaning.
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— Kedar Joshi
Death in anonymity is the ultimate insult to human dignity.
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— Kathy Reichs
The truth is always an insult or a joke, lies are generally tastier. We love them. The nature of lies is to please. Truth has no concern for anyone's comfort
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— Katherine Dunn
As an adult I generally feel this pressure to be thin, not from men, but from other women. As a silent or not-so-silent competition, a constant monitoring of who's thinner, comments about it - either compliments or veiled insults doesn't matter - it always drives me nuts.
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— Kate Christensen
I have become an adjective. There is something called a Rovian-style of campaigning and it's meant as an insult. One columnist said it consists mainly of throwing mud until it sticks. One prominent blogger described the elements of a textbook Rovian race as fear-based, smear-based and anything goes.
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— Karl Rove
If you are capable of submitting to insult you ought to be insulted.
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— Juvenal
Oppression is more easily endured than insult.
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— Junius
I've always wanted the IQ of a rock. No, wait. That would be an insult to the rock.
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— Julie Kagawa
I never defended myself. Not once. I never said, "Excuse me? What gives you the right to insult and demean me?" I let them steal my dignity.
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— Julie Anne Peters
To call that writing, madam, is an insult to quills and ink across the world.
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— Julia Quinn
You should be thankful that dark colors suit you. Not everyone wears black well." "Why, Lady Olivia, is that a compliment?" "Not so much as a compliment to you as an insult to everyone else," she assured him. "Thanks heaven for that. I don't think I would know how to conduct myself in a world in which you offered compliments.
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— Julia Quinn
At root, a pearl is a 'disturbance' a beauty caused by something that isn't supposed to be there, about which something needs to be done. It is the interruption of equilibrium that creates beauty. Beauty is a response to provocation, to intrusion. ... The pearl's beauty is made as a result of insult......
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— Julia Cameron
Being bored is an insult to oneself.
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— Jules Renard
I am never bored; to be bored is an insult to one's self.
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— Jules Renard
Etiquette enables you to resolve conflict without just trading insults. Without etiquette, the irritations in modern life are so abrasive that you see people turning to the law to regulate everyday behavior. This frightens me; it's a major inroad on our basic freedoms.
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— Judith Martin
When people start hurling insults at you, you know their minds are closed and there's no point in debating. You disengage yourself as quickly as possible from the situation.
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— Judith Martin
There's a difference between using the word to insult somebody and using it to start a journalistic conversation.
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— Juan Williams
I always asked for forgiveness for my sins right away but I never accepted it until I felt right that I had suffered enough to pay for it. God revealed to me what I was doing how much unnecessary pain I was causing myself. He even showed me that what I was doing was an insult to Jesus that in essence I was saying Lord the sacrifice of Your life and blood was good but not good enough. I must add my work of feeling guilty before I can be forgiven.
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— Joyce Meyer
And that's the insult of it, how always it comes back to a woman being a "good" mother in the world's eyes or a "bad" mother, how everything in a woman's life is funneled through her body between her legs.
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— Joyce Carol Oates
I love insult, it's always honest.
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— Joyce Carol Oates
I like Frenchmen very much, because even when they insult you they do it so nicely.
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— Josephine Baker
I do not call reason that brutal reason which crushes with its weight what is holy and sacred, that malignant reason which delights in the errors it succeeds in discovering, that unfeeling and scornful reason which insults credulity.
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— Joseph Joubert
There are few persons to whom truth is not a sort of insult.
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— Joseph Alexandre Pierre de Segur, Viscount of Segu
A joke is a joke. There's an expression - I don't know if you have it - that's 'adding insult to injury.'
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— Jon Stewart
There is nothing so small but that we may honor God by asking His guidance of it, or insult Him by taking it into our own hands.
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— John Ruskin
What we do have to do, is listen to what Donald Trump's been saying about our military. He's called it a disaster. He says our military can't win anymore. That's a direct insult to every single man and woman who's wearing the uniform today.
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— John R. Allen
The declaration that our People are hostile to a government made by themselves, for themselves, and conducted by themselves, is an insult.
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— John Quincy Adams
We should have charity for what the dead say. We may disapprove of what they say, but we should not insult them and revile them knowing they cannot not defend themselves.
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— John Lithgow