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Sarcasm helps me overcome the harshness of the reality we live, eases the pain of scars and makes people smile.
Canada has a passive-aggressive culture, with a lot of sarcasm and righteousness. That went with my weird messianic complex. The ego is a fascinating monster. I was taught from a young age that I had to serve, so that turned into me thinking I had to save the planet.
Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded.
I am suggesting that as we go through life, we 'accentuate the positive.' I am asking that we look a little deeper for the good, that we still our voices of insult and sarcasm, that we more generously compliment and endorse virtue and effort.
Gordon B. Hinckley
The clear problem of the outlawing of insult is that too many things can be interpreted as such. Criticism, ridicule, sarcasm, merely stating an alternative point of view to the orthodoxy, can be interpreted as insult.
When my wife and I met, I couldn't talk to her - and my defense mechanism is sarcasm. I belittle someone with verbal pokes and prods. I did it to her out of complete awe. When friends introduced us, I said 'Hi' - and turned my back. Later, I called my mom and best friend and said, 'I think I just met my wife.'
I'll speak for myself, but there's a lot of humor to be found in sarcasm and darkness. You talk to any paramedic, they survive by developing a pretty off-kilter sense of humor.
Sarcasm is weird. Even not in acting, in life I feel like 'sarcastic' is a word that people use to describe me sometimes so when I meet someone, it's almost like they feel like they have to also be sarcastic, but it can sometimes just come off as mean if it's not used in the right way.
I grew up in an environment of jokes and sarcasm and puns. I talk that way, so I write that way.
Sarcasm doesn't read sarcastic in print.
I'm so sick of sarcasm and irony, I could kill! Sincerely, the real root of things is love and sacrifice.
Sarcasm doesn't translate in print at all.
You had to learn at a certain age what sarcasm is, you know?
I tweet from bed. I love it because it's so quick. And it's funny. But it also leaves a lot of room for error because new people don't sense the sarcasm - there's no sarcasm font.
Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which reason I have long since as good as renounced it.
As a former writer for the 'National Lampoon,' I've probably contributed to the sea of sarcasm in which we live.
P. J. O'Rourke
Neither irony or sarcasm is argument.
This music won't do. There's not enough sarcasm in it.
In my opinion, I think sarcasm and humor in a song, without turning it into a novelty song, is really charming.
Some sarcasm is best told simply.
Sarcasm is a Manchester trait.
Sometimes Americans don't quite get my sense of humor. My good ol' British sarcasm seems to go over their heads.
My natural-born sarcasm, when it's unimpeded, can be a bit overbearing at times and I'm the first to admit that.
We are suffering from too much sarcasm.
I love the French for their sarcasm, their irony. I love them for their bad moods.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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