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    The artist, like the God of the creation, remains within or
    behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out
    of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails.

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Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally
discover everybody's face but their own.

Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally
discover everybody's face but their own.

by Jonathan Swift Found in: Satire Quotes,
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I'll publish, right or wrong: / Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.

I'll publish, right or wrong: / Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.

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There are, to whom my satire seems too bold;
Scarce to wise Peter complaisant enough,
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There are, to whom my satire seems too bold;
Scarce to wise Peter complaisant enough,
And something said of Chartres much too rough.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Satire Quotes,
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It is a pretty mocking of the life.

It is a pretty mocking of the life.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Satire Quotes,
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Satire is what closes Saturday night.

Satire is what closes Saturday night.

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Unless a love of virtue light the flame,
Satire is, more than those he brands, to blame;
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Unless a love of virtue light the flame,
Satire is, more than those he brands, to blame;
He hides behind a magisterial air
He own offences, and strips others' bare.

by William Cowper Found in: Satire Quotes,
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I wear my Pen as others do their Sword.
To each affronting sot I meet, the word
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I wear my Pen as others do their Sword.
To each affronting sot I meet, the word
Is Satisfaction: straight to thrusts I go,
And pointed satire runs him through and through.

by John Oldham Found in: Satire Quotes,
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Satire should, like a polished razor keen,
Wound with a touch that's scarcely felt or seen.
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Satire should, like a polished razor keen,
Wound with a touch that's scarcely felt or seen.
Thine is an oyster knife, that hacks and hews;
The rage but not the talent to abuse.

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Satire's my weapon, but I'm too discreet
To run amuck and tilt at all I meet.

Satire's my weapon, but I'm too discreet
To run amuck and tilt at all I meet.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Satire Quotes,
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