"He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire" - Winston Churchill
"I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it" - Mark Twain
"He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends" - Oscar Wilde
A few more:
" I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play, bring a friend.....if you have one" - George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill.
" Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second......if there is one" - Winston Churchill, in response.
" He is simply a shiver looking for a spine to run up" - Geoff Thompson.
" I've just learned about his illness. Let's hope it's nothing trivial" - Irvin S.Cobb.
" His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork" - Mae West.