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    To be witty is not enough. One must possess sufficient wit to avoid having too much of it.

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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 educated insolence.

Wit is educated insolence.

by Aristotle 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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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 cultured insolence.

Wit is cultured insolence.

by Aristotle Found in: Humor Quotes, Wit Quotes,
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What silly people wits are!
[Lat., Que les gens d'esprit sont betes.]

What silly people wits are!
[Lat., Que les gens d'esprit sont betes.]

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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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Instead of working for the survival of the fittest, we should be working for the survival of the wittiest -- read more

Instead of working for the survival of the fittest, we should be working for the survival of the wittiest -- then we can all die laughing.

by Lily Tomlin Found in: Wit Quotes,
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With little wit and ease to suit them,
They whirl in narrow circling trails,
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With little wit and ease to suit them,
They whirl in narrow circling trails,
Like kittens playing with their tails.
[Ger., Mit wenig Witz und viel Behagen
Dreht jeder sich im engen Zirkeltanz
Wie junge Katzen mit dem Schwanz.]

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