SARCASM QUOTES

quotations about sarcasm

Sarcasm quote

Sarcasm was usually lost on imbeciles.

SHERRILYN KENYON & DIANNA LOVE, Blood Trinity

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My level of sarcasm's gotten to a point where I don't even know if I'm kidding or not.

ANONYMOUS, "Teenager Post #12746"

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Sarcasm is the last refuge of the imaginatively bankrupt.

CASSANDRA CLARE, City of Bones

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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-FREDERIC AMIEL, Journal Intime

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There is a great need for a sarcasm font.

MACKEY MILLER, Mouse Attack 5!!!

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I'm not sarcastic. I'm just intelligent beyond your understanding.

ANONYMOUS

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Yet, I didn't understand that she was intentionally disguising her feelings with sarcasm; that was usually the last resort of people who are timid and chaste of heart, whose souls have been coarsely and impudently invaded; and who, until the last moment, refuse to yield out of pride and are afraid to express their own feelings to you.

FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY, Notes from the Underground

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Honey, tact is for people who aren't witty enough to be sarcastic.

MEGAN MULLALLY, as Karen Walker, Will & Grace

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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, Sartor Resartus

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He that employs sarcasm in his reproofs commonly hath more wit than wisdom.

JEROME HERMES BOLSEC, attributed, Day's Collacon

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It's sarcasm ... from the Greek, sarkasmos. To bite the lips. It means that you aren't really saying what you mean, but people will get your point. I invented it.

CHRISTOPHER MOORE, Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal

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Sarcasm: the last defence of the truly witless.

JOHN G. POLLARD, Letters

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Sarcasm is not the rapier of wit its wielders seem to believe it to be, but merely a club: it may, by dint of brute force, occasionally raise bruises, but it never cuts or pierces.

REX STOUT, attributed, "The Surprising Science of Sarcasm"

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If she replies to your sarcasm with sarcasm instead of just getting offended ... she's a keeper.

ANONYMOUS

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As a form involving a network of roles, sarcasm is analytically at least a triadic relationship, although empirically fewer units may be involved. Minimally, a creator of sarcasm, a sarcaster, is necessary, along with an object and an audience.

GREGORY PRENTICE STONE & HARVEY A. FARBERMAN, Social Psychology Through Symbolic Interaction

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The arrows of sarcasm are barbed with contempt.

WASHINGTON GLADDEN, Things Old and New

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Sarcasm. Because beating the crap out of people is illegal.

ANONYMOUS

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Sarcasm: The ability to insult idiots without them realizing it.

ANONYMOUS

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You see, that is the sad, sorry, terrible thing about sarcasm. It's really funny.

BRANDON SANDERSON, Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians

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Nothing to me is more disgusting than that air of mildness and benevolence with which some sly sarcasm, designed to obscure the brightest part of another's character, is usually introduced in conversation.

HESTER CHAPONE, The Works of Mrs. Chapone: Now First Collected

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