witty quotes

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Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.
One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.
Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematics subtle; natural philosophy deep; moral grave; logic and rhetoric able to con ...
I never cared for fashion much, amusing little seams and witty little pleats: it was the girls I liked.
I declare, on my soul and conscience, that the attainment of power, or of a great name in literature, seemed to me an easier victo ...
The function of the hero in art is to inspire the reader or spectator to continue in the same spirit from where he, the hero, leav ...
Observe it, the vulgar often laugh, but never smile, whereas well-bred people often smile, and seldom or never laugh. A witty thin ...
In comedy, the witty style wins out over every mishap of the plot.
My father liked to moralize, and so do I. But he was in earnest, while I am embarrassed and pretend that I am merely being witty.
I knew a witty physician who found theology in the biliary duct, and used to affirm that if there was a disease in the liver, the ...
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