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Letter "W" » Wit
«Memory is the friend of wit, but the treacherous ally of invention; there are many books that owe their success to two things; good memory of those who write them, and the bad memory of those who read them»
«Great wits are sure to madness near allied - And thin partitions do their bounds divide»
«Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit, and gives a certain air to the countenance which is more amiable than beauty»
«Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.»
Author: Oscar Wilde
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«So vast is art, so narrow human wit.»
«He thought he was a wit, and he was half right.»
«A man may learn wit every day»
«I soon found that wit, like every other power, has its boundaries; that its success depends upon the aptitude of others to receive impressions; and that as some bodies, indissoluble by heat, can set the furnace and crucible at defiance, there are min»
Author: Samuel Johnson
, The Crucible
«Moral sentences appear ostentatious and tumid, when they have no greater occasions than the journey of a wit to his home town: yet such pleasures and such pains make up the general mass of life; and as nothing is little to him that feels it with gre»
«She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit.»