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    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.

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What I lack in decorum, I make up for with an absence of tact.

What I lack in decorum, I make up for with an absence of tact.

by Don Williams, Jr Found in: Sarcasm Quotes,
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A sarcastic person has a superiority complex that can be cured only by the honesty of humility.

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

by Lawrence G. Lovasik Found in: Sarcasm Quotes,
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Blows are sarcasms turned stupid.

Blows are sarcasms turned stupid.

by George Eliot Found in: Sarcasm Quotes,
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I refused to attend his funeral. But I wrote a very nice letter explaining that I approved of it.

I refused to attend his funeral. But I wrote a very nice letter explaining that I approved of it.

by Mark Twain Found in: Sarcasm Quotes,
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What I claim is to live to the full the contradiction of my time, which may well make sarcasm the read more

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

by Roland Barthes Found in: Sarcasm Quotes,
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Sarcasm: intellect on the offensive

Sarcasm: intellect on the offensive

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Sarcasm Quotes,
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A sneer is the weapon of the weak.

A sneer is the weapon of the weak.

by James Russell Lowell Found in: Sarcasm Quotes,
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Satire is tragedy plus time. You give it enough time, the public, the reviewers will allow you to satirize it. read more

Satire is tragedy plus time. You give it enough time, the public, the reviewers will allow you to satirize it. Which is rather ridiculous, when you think about it.

by Lenny Bruce Found in: Sarcasm Quotes,
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Neither irony nor sarcasm is argument.

Neither irony nor sarcasm is argument.

by Rufus Choate Found in: Irony Quotes, Sarcasm Quotes,
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