......a curmudgeon.

Behind the sweet facáde... the disguise,
is a curmudgeon to equal the best of them.

If you dare to admit that you are one too,
then you will be in good company here.

I have selected the quotes I would have thought of myself,
had I not been involved in chat for so long.

"Dalia ought to have done much better this year
but she has wasted so much time chatting."
Holy Trinity C.E. School, London 1962

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People are born ignorant not stupid; they are made stupid by education.
Mark Twain

"Hey teacher ............... " "All in all ................ "

In heaven all the interesting people are missing.

Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity.
Mortimer Adler

A grouch escapes so many little annoyances that it almost pays to be one.
Kin Hubbard

Beggars should be abolished.
It annoys one to give to them,
and it annoys one not to give to them.

Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.
George Bernard Shaw

There is no satisfaction in hanging a man who does not object to it.
George Bernard Shaw

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anaesthesia.
H.L. Mencken

To know all is not to forgive all. It is to despise everybody.
Quentin Crisp

I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally.
W.C. Fields

I must decline your invitation owing to a subsequent engagement.
Oscar Wilde

Psychoanalysis is the mental illness it purports to cure.
Karl Kraus

Hatred is by far the longest pleasure.
People love in haste, but they detest at leisure.
Lord Byron

The only thing worse than being talked about
is not being talked about.
Oscar Wilde

Government is an association of people who do violence to the rest of us.
Leo Tolstoy

Whoever is not a misanthrope at forty can never have loved mankind.
Nicolas Chamfort

Golf is a good walk spoiled.
Mark Twain

On the whole human beings want to be good,
but not too good, and not all the time.
George Orwell

If you have come thus far and still need a defintion.. here it is......
cur mud geon
* anyone who hates hyprocricy and pretense and has the temerity to say so;
* anyone with the habit of pointing out unpleasant facts in an engaging and humourous manner.

Enjoy !