Sarcasm Quotes

Neither irony nor sarcasm is argument.

Rufus Choate

Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded.

Fyodor Dostoevski

Sarcasm is the language of the devil, for which reason I have long since as good as renounced it.

Thomas Carlyle

A sarcastic person has a superiority complex that can be cured only by the honesty of humility

Lawrence G. Lovasik

Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the Devil; for which reason I have, long since, as good as renounced it.

Thomas Carlyle

Blows are sarcasm's turned stupid.

George Eliot

What I claim is to live to the full the contradiction of my time, which may well make sarcasm the condition of truth.

Roland Barthes

Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which reason I have long since as good as renounced it.

Thomas Carlyle

Sarcasm is a Manchester trait.

Peter Hook

He has to learn that petulance is not sarcasm, and that insolence is not invective.

Benjamin Disraeli

There`s a good sense of fun and lack of sarcasm in the Texans, maybe a little earnestness which is kind of why I found it quite Australian.

Rachel Griffiths

It is said that truth comes from the mouths of fools and children: I wish every good mind which feels an inclination for satire would reflect that the finest satirist always has something of both in him.

Georg C. Lichtenberg

Satire must not be a kind of superfluous ill will, but ill will from a higher point of view. Ridiculous man, divine God. Or else, hatred against the bogged-down vileness of average man as against the possible heights that humanity might attain.

Paul Klee

Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own; which is the chief reason for that kind of reception it meets in the world, and that so very few are offended with it.

Jonathan Swift

Neither irony nor sarcasm is argument.

Rufus Choate

We are suffering from too much sarcasm.

Marianne Moore

Avoid sarcasm. Don't insist on the last word.

Ford Frick

The spirit of sarcasm lives and thrives in the midst of universal wreck; its balls are enchanted and itself invulnerable, and it braves retaliations and reprisals because itself is a mere flash, a bodiless and magical nothing.

Henri-Frdric Amiel

Poverty can curdle the libido and corrode civilized thoughts. One's sense of humour vanishes, to be replaced by a curry-spoiling sarcasm as one's Mr Hyde emerges from the swamp of the subconscious.

Tom Baker

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Updated On : December 06, 2013
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