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55 Wit Quotes

Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words.

Dorothy Parker Quotes

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An ounce of wit is worth a pound of sorrow.

Richard Baxter Quotes , Source: Of Self-Denial

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Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation.

Mark Twain Quotes

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Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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Wit is a sword; it is meant to make people feel the point as well as see it.

G. K. Chesterton Quotes

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Wit is cultured insolence.

Aristotle Quotes

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Wit is far more often a shield than a lance

Michel de Montaigne Quotes

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Wit is the epitaph of an emotion

Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes

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Wit is the lowest form of humor.

Alexander Pope Quotes

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Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.

William Hazlitt Quotes

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Wit is educated insolence.

Aristotle Quotes

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Wit consists in seeing the resemblance between things which differ, and the difference between things which are alike

Madame de Stael Quotes

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Wit is educated insolence.

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Wit is educated insolence.

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What silly people wits are! [Lat., Que les gens d'esprit sont betes.]

Pierre Auguste Caron de Beaumarchais Quotes , Source: Barbier de Seville (I, 1)

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Aristotle said , , , melancholy men of all others are most witty.

Robert Burton Quotes , Source: Anatomy of Melancholy (pt. I, sec. III, memb. 1, subsect. 3)

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We grant, although he had much wit, H' was very shy of using it, As being loth to wear it out, And therefore bore it not about; Unless on holy days or so, As men their best apparel do.

Samuel Butler (1) Quotes , Source: Hudibras (pt. I, canto I, l. 45)

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Great wits and valours, like great states, Do sometimes sink with their own weights.

Samuel Butler (1) Quotes , Source: Hudibras (pt. II, canto I, l. 269)

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Do sometimes sink with their own weights. [Lat., Votre espril en donne aux autres.]

Catherine, the Great Quotes , Source: Letter to Voltaire

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Don't put too fine a point to your wit for fear it should get blunted.

Cervantes (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra) Quotes , Source: The Little Gypsy

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I am a fool, I know it; and yet, Heaven help me, I'm poor enough to be a wit.

William Congreve Quotes , Source: Love for Love (act I, sc. 1)

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His wit invites you by his looks to come, But when you knock, it never is at home.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: Conversation (l. 303)

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Wit, now and then, struck smartly, shows a spark.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: Table Talk (l. 665)

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Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their bounds divide.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Absalom and Achitophel (pt. I, l. 163)

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Ev'n wit's a burthen, when it talks too long.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Sixth Satire of Juvenal (l. 573)

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