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

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

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

by William Congreve Found in: Wit Quotes,
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Competition is what keeps me playing the psychological warfare of matching skill against skill and wit against wit.

Competition is what keeps me playing the psychological warfare of matching skill against skill and wit against wit.

by Lou Brock Found in: Wit Quotes,
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Aristotle said , , , melancholy men of all others are most witty.

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

by Robert Burton Found in: Wit Quotes,
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Ev'n wit's a burthen, when it talks too long.

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

by John Dryden Found in: Wit Quotes,
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Wit makes its own welcome, and levels all distinctions. No dignity, no learning, no force of character, can make any read more

Wit makes its own welcome, and levels all distinctions. No dignity, no learning, no force of character, can make any stand against good wit.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Wit Quotes,
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At our wittes end.

At our wittes end.

by John Heywood Found in: Wit Quotes,
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Their heads sometimes so little that there is no room for wit;
sometimes so long, that there is no read more

Their heads sometimes so little that there is no room for wit;
sometimes so long, that there is no wit for so much room.

by Thomas Fuller Found in: Wit Quotes,
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The distrust of wit is the beginning of tyranny.

The distrust of wit is the beginning of tyranny.

by Edward Abbey Found in: Tyranny Quotes, Wit Quotes,
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Wit is far more often a shield than a lance

Wit is far more often a shield than a lance

by Michel De Montaigne Found in: Wit Quotes,
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