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Wit is educated insolence.

Wit is educated insolence.

by Aristotle Found in: Wit Quotes,
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Wit, like money, bears an extra value when rung down immediately
it is wanted. Men pay severely who require read more

Wit, like money, bears an extra value when rung down immediately
it is wanted. Men pay severely who require credit.

by Douglas Jerrold Found in: Wit Quotes,
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Wit penetrates; humor envelops. Wit is a function of verbal intelligence; humor is imagination operating on good nature.

Wit penetrates; humor envelops. Wit is a function of verbal intelligence; humor is imagination operating on good nature.

by Peggy Noonan Found in: Wit Quotes,
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You can pretend to be serious; you can't pretend to be witty.

You can pretend to be serious; you can't pretend to be witty.

by Andreas Gryphius Found in: Wit Quotes,
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Wit is the epitaph of an emotion

Wit is the epitaph of an emotion

by Friedrich Nietzsche Found in: Wit Quotes,
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Wit will shine
Through the harsh cadence of a rugged line.

Wit will shine
Through the harsh cadence of a rugged line.

by John Dryden Found in: Wit Quotes,
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Wit consists in seeing the resemblance between things which differ, and the difference between things which are alike

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

by Madame De Stael 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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Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words.

Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words.

by Dorothy Parker Found in: Wit Quotes,
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