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At 20 years of age the will reigns; at 30, the wit; at 40, the judgment.

At 20 years of age the will reigns; at 30, the wit; at 40, the judgment.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Wit Quotes,
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Don't put too fine a point to your wit for fear it should get
blunted.

Don't put too fine a point to your wit for fear it should get
blunted.

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Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.

Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.

by William Hazlitt Found in: Wit Quotes,
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Less judgment than wit, is more sail than ballast.

Less judgment than wit, is more sail than ballast.

by William Penn Found in: Wit Quotes,
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We grant, although he had much wit,
H' was very shy of using it,
As being loth read more

We grant, although he had much wit,
H' was very shy of using it,
As being loth to wear it out,
And therefore bore it not about;
Unless on holy days or so,
As men their best apparel do.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Wit Quotes,
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Great wits and valours, like great states,
Do sometimes sink with their own weights.

Great wits and valours, like great states,
Do sometimes sink with their own weights.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Wit Quotes,
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Wit is educated insolence.

Wit is educated insolence.

by Aristotle 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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He who has provoked the shaft of wit, cannot complain that he smarts from it.

He who has provoked the shaft of wit, cannot complain that he smarts from it.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Wit Quotes,
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