Here is an interesting compilation of insults quotes by some famous people. Scroll through these collection of famous insults quotations and sayings for more.

Insults Quotes

An insult is an expression or a deed committed with the view of demeaning a person. In most cases, it is done intentionally and is considered to be an inappropriate social conduct. Several countries and states vehemently oppose a derogatory public speech, which is deemed a sign of poor demeanor. An insult is often directed by a person, who has formed a misconception in his/her mind about another, with regard to their intentions.

Let’s look into the various kinds of insults. A few insults thrown at most of us, on a regular basis often put us in a state of self-doubt. For instance, if you are accused of being lethargic after taking a short nap due to a hard day at work by your colleagues. There are a few insults that are aimed at your insecurities like, you are insecure of turning fat and a friend comments the same to confirm it, making you dip to a low. Apart from these, the most hurting insults could be pointing out those regretful mistakes you made in the past.  Inhuman practices such as racism and discrimination based on ethnic, religious and political grounds are also considered forms of insult. Read these funny, quick-witted and famous insults quotations and sayings to understanding its meaning.

San Francisco is a mad city - inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of a remarkable beauty.

- Rudyard Kipling

My initial response was to sue her for defamation of character, but then I realized that I had no character.

- Charles Barkley

Say what you like about my bloody murderous government,' I says, 'but don't insult me poor bleedin' country.

- Edward Abbey

What white woman, however lonely, was ever captive or insulted by me? Yet they say I am a bad Indian.

- Sitting Bull

To like an individual because he's black is just as insulting as to dislike him because he isn't white.

- E. E. Cummings

Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.

- Andy Warhol

I was asked to memorise what I did not understand; and, my memory being so good, it refused to be insulted in that manner.

- Aleister Crowley

Never, never listen to anybody that try to discourage you.

- Mariah Carey

From the beginning, it has been a no-no for a black man to touch a white woman.

- Nina Simone

In the land of my birth I cannot vote, whereas a young person of eighteen can vote. And why? Because he or she possesses that wonderful biological attribute - a white skin.

- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Don't forget Mother's Day. Or as they call it in Beverly Hills, Dad's Third Wife Day.

- Jay Leno

Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.

- Rene Descartes

As far as playing, I didn't care who guarded me - red, yellow, black. I just didn't want a white guy guarding me, because it's disrespect to my game.

- Larry Bird

The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal - that you can gather votes like box tops - is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.

- Adlai Stevenson

It is a great shock at the age of five or six to find that in a world of Gary Coopers you are the Indian.

- James Baldwin

A graceful taunt is worth a thousand insults.

- Louis Nizer

I accrued anger from people's low opinion of me and my work, and for the work I might be capable of.

- Harrison Ford

At Munich we sold the Czechs for a few months grace, but the disgrace will last as long as history.

- F. L. Lucas

The discrimination is not made openly, but a Negro who goes to such places is informed that there are no accommodations, or he is overlooked and otherwise slighted, so that he does not come again.

- Ray Stannard Baker

I began wearing hats as a young lawyer because it helped me to establish my professional identity. Before that, whenever I was at a meeting, someone would ask me to get coffee.

- Bella Abzug

But I would never insult the people that love this music and I would never insult the blessing of music in my life and I would never insult myself by playing uninspired music.

- Ben Harper

I couldn't walk down any street in Britain without being laughed at. It was a nightmare. My children were devastated because their dad was a figure of ridicule.

- David Icke

Insult is powerful. Insult begets both rage and humor and often at the same time.

- Suzanne Fields

Pornography is the attempt to insult sex, to do dirt on it.

- D. H. Lawrence

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