28 March 2013 - REPARTEE'

G'day guys,

Here are some interesting quips from some famous people ...

Thomas Reed vs. Henry Clay

Winston Churchill vs. Lady Astor

NYC Mayor Ed Koch vs. Andrew Kirtzman, after the reporter insisted on pressing a point about an inconsistent statement Koch had made

Groucho Marx vs. a contestant on “You Bet Your Life,” after the contestant revealed that he was a father of 10

 Abraham Lincoln vs. Stephen Douglas, after Douglas called him “two-faced” during a debate

 Pierre Trudeau vs. Richard Nixon, upon hearing that Nixon had called him an asshole.
Oscar Wilde vs. Lewis Morris… Morris had just been passed over for the Poet Laureateship

Miriam Hopkins vs. an anonymous singer

James McNeill Whistler vs. Oscar Wilde, after Whistler had made a particularly witty observation

Senator Fritz Hollings vs. Henry McMastor, when challenged by his Republican opponent during a televised debate to take a drug test.

 Bill Clinton vs. Dan Quayle, after Quayle revealed that he planned to be “a pit bull” in the 1992 campaign against Clinton and Gore.

Reverend Edward Everett Hale vs. the U.S. Senate, when asked if he prayed for the Senators.

Edna Ferber vs. Noel Coward… Coward was remarking upon the fact that Ferber was wearing a tailored suit

Henry Clay vs. Massachusetts Senator Daniel Webster after seeing a pack of mules walk by

Winston Churchill vs. a Member of Parliament

Calvin Coolidge vs. some random lady at a White House dinner


 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart vs. an admirer

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1 comment:

  1. Brilliant post today and some quotes good for a chuckle.