“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 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. 

“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.” 

~Oscar Wilde. 

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