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insults Quotes

29 of the best book quotes about insults
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“Isn’t it kind of silly to think that tearing someone else down builds you up?”
Sean Covey
author
Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens
book
teenagers
silliness
insults
becoming better
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“Thou art a very ragged Wart.”
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“You are thought here to the most senseless and fit man for the job.”
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″‘We’d better hurry or we’ll be late for dinner,’ I said, breaking into what Finny called my “West Point stride.” Phineas didn’t really dislike West Point in particular or authority in general, but just considered authority the necessary evil against which happiness was achieved by reaction, the backboard which returned all the insults he threw at it.”
Gene Forrester
Phineas
characters
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“Monster! thy silence would incense a flint.”
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“Offspring of endless Night, thou hast no power O’er me or any man who sees the sun.”
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“Go, consort With friends who like a madman for their mate.”
Sophocles
author
Haemon
character
insults
friends
madmen
concepts
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“Martha: I swear…if you existed I’d divorce you…I haven’t been able to see you for years…you’re a blank, a cipher.”
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“Happy are they that hear their detractions, and can put them to mending.”
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“If I be waspish, best beware my sting.”
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“Go to; have your lath glued within your sheath Till you know better how to handle it.”
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“Do you bite your thumb at us, sir?”
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“I’m sorry, but were you dropped on your head as an infant?”
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“You are scored on my heart, Clark. You were from the first day you walked in, with your ridiculous clothes and your bad jokes and your complete inability to ever hide a single thing you felt.”
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“O me! -- you juggler! you canker-blossom! You thief of love!”
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“You blocks, you stones, you worse than senseless things!”
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“How strange it is that people of honest feelings and sensibilty, who would not take advantage of a man born without arms or legs or eyes—how such people think nothing of abusing a man with low intelligence.”
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“He’s flint, you’re tinder.”
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Some people are slow to take offense, which may make you misjudge the thickness of their skin, and fail to worry about insulting them. But should you offend their honor and their pride, they will overwhelm you with a violence that seems sudden and extreme given their slowness to anger.
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“Shee, you guys are so unhip it’s a wonder your bums don’t fall off.”
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“Oh, my brother, an insult has been put on me that is deeper than my life. For on the beach my canoe is broken, my house is burned, and in the brush a dead man lies. Every escape is cut off. You must hide us, my brother.”
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“I said it was a brutal thing.” “No, it was a human thing. You should not insult the brutes by such a misuse of that word; they have not deserved it.”
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“I canna tell whether ya mean to compliment my virility Sassenach, or insult my morals, but I dinna care much for either suggestion. Murtaugh told me women were unreasonable, but Jesus God.”
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“I won’t be wronged, I won’t be insulted, I won’t be laid-a-hand on. I don’t do these things to other people and I require the same of them.”
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“Birdbrain, thought Mrs. Frisby, and then recalled what her husband used to say: The size of the brain is no measure of its capacity. And well she might recall it, for the crow’s head was double the size of her own.”
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“Master Lan told me that I was too stupid to learn how to count beyond ten...” “He was the stupid one.”″
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“i can’t blab such blibber blubber! My tongue isn’t made of rubber. Mr. Knox. Now come now. Come now. You don’t have to be so dumb now ...”
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“What sort of example are you to your little girls? No wonder one seems to have scarpered. Who would want a mother like you?”
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″‘You mustn’t excite yourself, please Mistress. Remember your health. And the health of the innocent babe you carry.’ ‘Innocent babe,’ Ursula muttered. ‘A woman like that is more apt to be carrying a demon.‘”

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