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An epigram is a flashlight of a truth; a witticism, truth laughing at itself.
Most of those who make collections of verse or epigram are like men eating cherries or oysters: they choose out the best at first, ...
A pun, though despicable in itself, can be the noblest vehicle of an artistic intention by serving as the abbreviation of a witty ...
An epigram is only a wisecrack that's played at Carnegie Hall.
The art of newspaper paragraphing is to stroke a platitude until it purrs like an epigram.
If, with the literate, I am
Impelled to try an epigram,
...
A college of wit-crackers cannot flout me out of my humor. Dost thou think I care for a satire or an epigram?
To say that war is madness is like saying that sex is madness: true enough, from the standpoint of a stateless eunuch, but merely ...
He would stab his best friend for the sake of writing an epigram on his tombstone.
Coming to Rome, much labour and little profit! The King whom you seek here, unless you bring Him with you you will not find Him.
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