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This man [Chesterfield] I thought had been a lord among wits; but
I find he is only a wit read more

This man [Chesterfield] I thought had been a lord among wits; but
I find he is only a wit among lords.

by Samuel Johnson 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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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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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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Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation.

Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation.

by Mark Twain 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 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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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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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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