He has Van Gogh's ear for music.-Billy Wilder

JUST TO SHARE FROM A FELLOW VETERAN

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Long before the English language began using 4-letter words, these glorious insults were coined.

A member of Parliament to Disraeli:

'Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease.' 'That depends, Sir,' said Disraeli, 'on whether I embrace your policies or your mistress.'

'He had delusions of adequacy .' -Walter Kerr

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

'I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.' -Clarence Darrow

'He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary.' -William Faulkner (about Ernest Hemingway)

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

'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

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

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

'I've just learned about his illness. Let's hope it's nothing trivial.' -Irvin S. Cobb

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

'He is simply a shiver looking for a spine to run up.' - Paul Keating

'In order to avoid being called a flirt, she always yielded easily.' -Charles, Count Talleyrand

'He loves nature in spite of what it did to him.' -Forrest Tucker

'Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?” -Mark Twain

'His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork.' -Mae West

'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 (1844-1912)

'He has Van Gogh's ear for music.' -Billy Wilder

'I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but I'm afraid this wasn't it.' -Groucho Marx

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