35 Quotes About Sarcasm

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Sarcasm can be a powerful tool when used correctly. These quotes about sarcasm demonstrate the power that words can hold.

“A sarcastic person has a superiority complex that can be cured only by the honesty of humility.”

“Avoid sarcasm. Don’t insist on the last word.”

“Blows are sarcasm’s turned stupid.”

“I can be quite sarcastic when I’m in the mood.”

“I don’t do what I’m told, but I might do what you want if you ask me nicely.”

“I don’t like irony and sarcasm very much. But I do like it when you think someone is telling you a joke, and then you discover it’s serious.”

“I don’t profess any religion; I don’t think it’s possible that there is a God; I have the greatest difficulty in understanding what is meant by the words ‘spiritual’ or ‘spirituality.'”

“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”

“I grew up as a very sarcastic person. I was always the class clown, and to date girls, I had to be really funny. I was really skinny growing up. I was so thin, I had to run around in the shower to get wet. That kind of thin. So I always had to rely on humor and sarcasm.”

“If you can smile when things go wrong, you have someone in mind to blame.”

“In my opinion, I think sarcasm and humor in a song, without turning it into a novelty song, is really charming.”

“It’s fascinating. You know all these words, and they’re all English, but when you string them together into sentences, they just don’t make any sense.”

“It’s wildly irritating to have invented something as revolutionary as sarcasm, only to have it abused by amateurs.”

“Neither irony nor sarcasm is argument.”

“Nothing is more discouraging than unappreciated sarcasm.”

“Puns are just another form of sarcasm, which may or may not make you – smile, giggle, or laugh.”

“Sarcasm helps keep you from telling people what you really think of them.”

“Sarcasm helps me overcome the harshness of the reality we live, eases the pain of scars and makes people smile.”

“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.”

“Sarcasm is like cheap wine – it leaves a terrible aftertaste.”

“Sarcasm is the last refuge of the imaginatively bankrupt.”

“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.”

“Sarcasm the body’s natural defense against stupidity.”

“Sarcasm was usually lost on imbeciles.”

“Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded.”

“Success is the best revenge. I always feel women should answer back either with their sarcasm or success.”

“The key to humor is often self-loathing or sarcasm. In a sense, that’s how self-loathing is made palatable.”

“The spirit of sarcasm lives and thrives in the midst of universal wreck; its balls are enchanted and itself invulnerable, and it braves retaliations and reprisals because itself is a mere flash, a bodiless and magical nothing.”

“This is what happened in love. One of you cried a lot and then both of you grew sarcastic.”

“This music won’t do. There’s not enough sarcasm in it.”

“We are suffering from too much sarcasm.”

“What I claim is to live to the full the contradiction of my time, which may well make sarcasm the condition of truth.”

“When dealing with sarcastic people, prescribe them the same course of medicine but with a stronger dosage.”

“When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other.”

“You had to learn at a certain age what sarcasm is, you know?”

There is a certain level of appeal and psychology that exists behind the use of sarcasm.