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“Far less envy in America than in France, and far less wit”
“Wit consists in seeing the resemblance between things which differ, and the difference between things which are alike”
Madame de Stael
“The devil can site scripture for his own purpose! An evil soul producing holy witness is like a villain with a smiling cheek. [Merchant Of Venice]”
“Nothing can atone for the lack of modesty; without which beauty is ungraceful and wit detestable.”
Richard Steele Sr.
“The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself”
“There are nine orders of angels, to wit, angels, archangels, virtues, powers, principalities, dominations, thrones, cherubim, and seraphim.”
“Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit, and gives a certain air to the countenance which is more amiable than beauty”
“A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.”
“Wit is a treacherous dart. It is perhaps the only weapon with which it is possible to stab oneself in one's own back.”
“Writing well is at one and the same time good thinking, good feeling, and good expression; it is having wit, soul, and taste, all together”
George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon
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