Sarcasm

I let go of sarcasm.

Can you think of any time when sarcasm would be appropriate? Making harsh comments to or about others feels mean to me. Here is a sample of sarcasm from Mark Twain. “I refused to attend his funeral. But I wrote a very nice letter explaining that I approved of it.”

Quotes on sarcasm:

•“Sarcasm: intellect on the offensive.” – unknown author

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

•“Avoid sarcasm. Don’t insist on the last word.”  – Ford Frick

•“Blows are sarcasms turned stupid.”  – George Eliot

•“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.” –  Thomas Carlyle

 

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