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Quotes of insult

  1. I like Frenchmen very much, because even when they insult you they do it so nicely. – Josephine Baker
  2. Adding "just kidding" doesn't make it okay to insult the Principal. – Nancy Cartwright
  3. The master class seldom lose a chance to insult a woman who has the ability for something besides service to his lordship. – Caroline Nichols Churchill
  4. Old age is an insult It's like being smacked. – Lawrence Durrell
  5. The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization. – Sigmund Freud
  6. If there is a God, atheism must seem to Him as less of an insult than religion. – Edmond de Goncourt
  7. Never insult anyone by accident. – Robert A. Heinlein
  8. Pornography is the attempt to insult sex, to do dirt on it. – David Herbert Lawrence
  9. If they had said my writing wasn't good enough, fair enough, that's an opinion. But to say it's too complex is to insult the intelligence of the so -called young. – Tanith Lee
  10. 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
  11. Ultimately, there is no compromise. Westerners will either retain their civilization, including the right to insult and blaspheme, or not. – Daniel Pipes
  12. Sometimes I think I might insult people by being openly flirtatious, then snatching it back. – Dominique Swain
  13. If we desire to avoid insult we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War. – George Washington

Usage examples for insult

  1. There are many comfortable people in the world, but to call any man perfectly happy is an insult – The Jericho Road by W. Bion Adkins
  2. Say the man merely did not believe your friend was alive, and there could be no insult to either. ” – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  3. “ " I'm very sorry, miss, if ye think I'm afther takin' a liberty," returned Pat firmly; " but I'd knock any man down who went to insult Miss Elleney." ” – North, South and Over the Sea by M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)
  4. He felt that it was a terrible risk to ask a young girl to take and that it was almost an insult to be afraid to ask her to take it. ” – The Happiest Time of Their Lives by Alice Duer Miller
  5. It was as if a fearful insult had set Miss Brandon on fire. ” – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  6. “ I can't insult you back and you know it. ” – For Every Man A Reason by Patrick Wilkins
  7. But what would you have men do in the face of insult – Fort Lafayette or, Love and Secession by Benjamin Wood
  8. Billy felt this to be as much of an insult as putting his mistress out of the guest chamber, but he must make the best of it and never let Miss Ann know. ” – The Comings of Cousin Ann by Emma Speed Sampson
  9. Ample opportunity was given for explanation and apology for the insult – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  10. “ " Oh, well," retorted Peckover, " I won't insult you. ” – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  11. “ I had offered him a mortal insult and stirred up a worse hornet's nest than Rasta's push. ” – Greenmantle by John Buchan
  12. “ " It's an insult Fanning maintained. ” – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  13. Not for any insult to himself would he quit that attitude. ” – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  14. “ " But he should not on that account insult me. ” – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  15. Are you mad, exclaims Cecil, to insult him? ” – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  16. “ Andy chose the careful insult which he would throw in Buck's face. ” – Way of the Lawless by Max Brand
  17. The Emperor said nothing, but Las Cases, horror- struck at the insult offered his master, became furiously angry as Betsy's laughter fell on his ear. ” – Napoleon's Young Neighbor by Helen Leah Reed
  18. The man looks on all that as an insult – The Northern Light by E. Werner
  19. Perhaps so, returned Lumley, with a quiet laugh; well, we won't insult her by asking her to fill such a position. ” – The Big Otter by R.M. Ballantyne
  20. “ I had no idea my sympathy would have seemed to you an insult – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason

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