The only gracious way to accept an insult is to ignore it; if you can’t ignore it, top it; if you can’t top it, laugh at it; if you can’t laugh at it, it’s probably deserved.

Russell Lynes
J. Russell Lynes (1910-1991) American educator, critic, writer

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