"Why are we honoring this man? Have we run out of human beings?"
Nobody likes to recieve an insult, and in fact very few people intentionally give them on a regular basis; the problem is that it is so easy to insult some people. History has thousands of occasions where little disagreements over what's appropriate explode into battles that rage on for decades.
As the story goes, the famous Hatfield-McCoy feud that lasted for generations began when a pig wandered into the wrong property.
Don Rickles and Andrew Dice Clay.
"I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it."
"Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them."
--Joseph Heller, Catch-22
"He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death."
--H. H. Munro
"Outstanding question, perhaps the finest question I have ever received -- for me to poop on."