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A short letter to a distant friend is, in my opinion, an insult like that of a slight bow or cursory salutation, a proof of unwillingness to do much, even where there is a necessity of doing something. - Samuel Johnson

A gentleman will not insult me, and no man not a gentleman can insult me. - Frederick Douglass

I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said. - William Frank Buckley Jr.

It is often better not to see an insult than to avenge it. [La., Saepe satius fuit dissimulare quam ulcisci] - Seneca [Lucius Annaeus Seneca]

I've always followed my father's advice: he told me, first to always keep my word and, second, to never insult anybody unintentionally. If I insult you, you can be god-dam sure I intend to. And, third, he told me not to go around looking for trouble. - John Wayne

Never insult anyone by accident. - Robert A. Heinlein

Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist. - Gilbert Keith Chesterton

I am never bored anywhere; being bored is an insult to oneself. - Jules Renard

I do not insult Marko. I pay him the tribute of speaking of him and feeling about him precisely as I did when he lived; the insult would be to smear his corpse with the honey excreted by my fear of death. (The Black Mountain, 1954) - Rex Stout