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Letter "J" » jest
«A paltry, humbug jest; those who have the least wit make them best»
«Chaos of thought and passion, all confused; Still by himself abused or disabused; Created half to rise, and half to fall; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurled, - The glory, jest, and riddle of the»
Author: Alexander Pope
«A jest often decides matters of importance more effectually and happily than seriousness»
«Beggared by fools! whom still he found too late, He had his jest, but they had his estate»
«Haste thee, Nymph, and bring with thee Jest and youthful Jollity, Quips and Cranks and wanton Wiles, Nods and Becks and wreathed Smiles»
Author: John Milton
«Call your husband cuckold in jest, an he'll never suspect you»
«A jest's prosperity lies in the ear of him that hears it, never in the tongue of him who makes it»
«Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him Horatio, a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy...»
«A man renowned for repartee will seldom scruple to make free with friendship's finest feeling, will thrust a dagger at your breast, and say he wounded you in jest, by way of balm for healing.»