“I’ve just learned about his illness. Let’s hope it’s nothing trivial.”—Irvin S. Cobb

“He is not only dull himself; he is the cause of dullness in others.”—Samuel Johnson

“He is simply a shiver looking for a spine to run up.”—Paul Keating

“In order to avoid being called a flirt, she always yielded easily.”—Charles, Count Talleyrand

“He loves nature in spite of what it did to him.”—Forrest Tucker

“Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?”—Mark Twain

“His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork.”—Mae West

“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.”—Oscar Wilde

“He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts… for support rather than illumination.”—Andrew Lang

“He has Van Gogh’s ear for music.”—Billy Wilder

“I’ve had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn’t it.”—Groucho Marx