Tuesday, May 16, 2017


I don't know where I copied the following.  Unfortunately, I didn't note the source.  Someone had collected insults by famous people.  Can insults be appreciated? You be the judge.

He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to a dictionary.
  William Faulkner about Earnest Hemmingway

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

And then there was this exchange:

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

Can't possibly attend first night, will attend second, if there is one.
  Churchill's response to Shaw