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Wit is a lean creature with sharp inquiring nose, whereas humor has a kindly eye and a comfortable girth. Wit, if it be necessary, ...
In a true piece of Wit all things must be,
Yet all things there agree,
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Freud makes much of the distinction between jokes which just barely make sense, and those whose main value lies in the sense they ...
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
Humour is the describing the ludicrous as it is in itself; wit is the exposing it, by comparing or contrasting it with something e ...
Oversimplified, Mercier's Hypothesis would run like this: "Wit is always absurd and true, humor absurd and untrue."
Wit is the epitaph of an emotion.
Dorinda's sparkling wit and eyes,
United, cast too fierce a light,
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There's many a man has more hair than wit.
A good old man, sir, he will be talking; as they say, "When the age is in, the wit is out."
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