Sarcasm Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old sarcasm quotes, sarcasm sayings, and sarcasm proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

Fyodor Dostoevsky

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.     

Aubrey Plaza

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

Some sarcasm is best told simply.     

Kevin Hart

Neither irony nor sarcasm is argument.     

Rufus Choate

Avoid sarcasm. Don't insist on the last word.     

Ford Frick

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

Lawrence G. Lovasik

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

Roland Barthes

Sarcasm the body's natural defense against stupidity.     

Author Unknown

Sarcasm was usually lost on imbeciles.     

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Sarcasm is the last refuge of the imaginatively bankrupt.     

Cassandra Clare

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.     

Henri Frederic Amiel

Blows are sarcasm's turned stupid.     

George Eliot

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

Mahmoud Darwish

You see, that is the sad, sorry, terrible thing about sarcasm. It's really funny.     

Brandon Sanderson

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

Penny Marshall

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

Author Unknown

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

Aniruddha Sastikar

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

Alanis Morissette

This music won't do. There's not enough sarcasm in it.     

Samuel Goldwyn

We are suffering from too much sarcasm.     

Marianne Moore

The monkey is an organized Sarcasm upon the human race.     

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Author Unknown

Nothing is more discouraging than unappreciated sarcasm.     

Author Unknown

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

Author Unknown

Sarcasm: intellect on the offensive     

Author Unknown

Sarcasm is a Manchester trait.     

Peter Hook

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

Eric Hoffer

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

Groucho Marx

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

Ashleigh Brillant