To be ridiculed, ribbed and laughed at is possibly the cruelest things to happen, the worst form of derision. Someone had rightly said that ridicule is the first and last argument of a fool. To poke fun at others is no sign of good breeding and is rather abusive in nature. Ridiculing the weakness of others and mocking at your lesser, feebler mates is indeed contemptuous. On the other hand, making scornful remarks at people who overestimate their wit and deride others is not altogether a bad thing. After all an eye for an eye is possibly the best way to even scores with your opponent. For more on famous mockery quotations and sayings, read on.