"Reclaiming the word 'fat' was the most empowering step in my progress. I stopped using it for insult or degradation and instead replaced it with truth, because the truth is that I am fat, and that's ok. So now when someone calls me fat, I agree, whereas before I would get embarrassed and emotional."
"Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist."
"I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said."
"Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness."
"Don't call my lyrics poetry. It's an insult to real poets."
"Insult is powerful. Insult begets both rage and humor and often at the same time."
"I love women. I'm trying to do beautiful things with them. I'm not trying to insult them. My life is not about that."
"The days when the words 'Hollywood actor' framed Ronald Reagan like bunny fingers as an ID tag and an implied insult seem far-off and quaint: nearly everybody in politics - candidate, consultant, pundit, and Tea Party crowd extra alike - is an actor now, a shameless ham in a hoked-up reality series that never stops."
"The private citizen, beset by partisan appeals for the loan of his Public Opinion, will soon see, perhaps, that these appeals are not a compliment to his intelligence, but an imposition on his good nature and an insult to his sense of evidence."
"If there is a God, atheism must seem to Him as less of an insult than religion."