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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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Wit, now and then, struck smartly, shows a spark.

Wit, now and then, struck smartly, shows a spark.

by William Cowper Found in: Wit Quotes,
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Do sometimes sink with their own weights.
[Lat., Votre espril en donne aux autres.]

Do sometimes sink with their own weights.
[Lat., Votre espril en donne aux autres.]

by Catherine The Great Found in: Wit Quotes,
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Wit is the only wall between us and the dark.

Wit is the only wall between us and the dark.

by Mark Van Doren Found in: Wit Quotes,
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Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.

Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.

by Oscar Wilde Found in: Irony Quotes, Wit Quotes,
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Great wits are sure to madness near allied,
And thin partitions do their bounds divide.

Great wits are sure to madness near allied,
And thin partitions do their bounds divide.

by John Dryden 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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People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.

People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.

by George Eliot Found in: Wit Quotes,
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The next best thing to being witty one's self, is to be able to quote another's wit.

The next best thing to being witty one's self, is to be able to quote another's wit.

by Christian Nestell Bovee Found in: Wit Quotes,
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Wit is the clash and reconcilement of incongruities; the meeting
of extremes round a corner.

Wit is the clash and reconcilement of incongruities; the meeting
of extremes round a corner.

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