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 :: Famous Quotations Topic: Insults (24 Quotations)

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By indignities men come to dignities.
~ Francis Bacon

 

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Young people soon give, and forget insults, but old age is slow in both.
~ Joseph Addison

 

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I am not going to spend any time whatsoever in attacking the Foreign Secretary. If we complain about the tune, there is no reason to attack the monkey when the organ grinder is present.
~ Aneurin Bevan

 

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Never offend people with style when you can offend them with substance.
~ Sam Brown

 

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Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.
~ Rene Descartes

 

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Calumny is only the noise of madmen.
~ Diogenes of Sinope

 

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It is not he who gives abuse that affronts, but the view that we take of it as insulting; so that when one provokes you it is your own opinion which is provoking.
~ Epictetus

 

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Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble.
~ Benjamin Franklin

 

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No one can be as calculatedly rude as the British, which amazes Americans, who do not understand studied insult and can only offer abuse as a substitute.
~ Paul Gallico

 

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You will find that silence or very gentle words are the most exquisite revenge for insult.
~ Judge Hall

 

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The best way to procure insults is to submit to them.
~ William Hazlitt

 

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Never insult an alligator until you've crossed the river.
~ Cordell Hull

 

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Oppression is more easily endured than insult.
~ Junius

 

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The slight that can be conveyed in a glance, in a gracious smile, in a wave of the hand, is often the knee plus ultra of art. What insult is so keen or so keenly felt, as the polite insult which it is impossible to resent?
~ Julia Kavanagh

 

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If you can't ignore an insult, top it; if you can't top it, laugh it off; and if you can't laugh it off, it's probably deserved.
~ Russell Lynes

 

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The only gracious way to accept an insult is to ignore it; if you can't ignore it, top it; if you can't top it, laugh at it; if you can't laugh at it, it's probably deserved.
~ Russell Lynes

 

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

 

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Even rabbits insult an dead lion.
~ Proverb

 

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Little enemies and little wounds must not be despised.
~ Proverb

 

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He who puts up with insult invites injury.
~ Jewish Proverb

 

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