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Mark Twain

"There has been much tragedy in my life; at least half of it actually happened." Mark Twain
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"He was a wonderful boy, always smiling and had a quick wit. He was a very popular lad and the whole Clifton community is absolutely devastated by this loss. Everyone is totally shocked." Brian Mitchell
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"Wit without employment is a disease" Robert Burton
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"sharp, dry wit and his brash dealings with contestants." Lauren Corrao
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Norman Mailer

"Moving from one activity to another makes sense if you do it with a hint of wit or touch of grace. But I think moving from one activity to another can give momentum. If you do it well you can increase the energy you bring to the next piece of work." Norman Mailer
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"When I got through with him, he was all covered wit' blood, my blood" Jimmy Durante
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Phyllis McGinley

"Gossip is the tool of the poet, the shoptalk of the scientist and the consolation of the housewife, wit, tycoon and intellectual. It begins in the nursery and ends when speech is past." Phyllis McGinley
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"You can make a sordid thing sound like a brilliant drawing-room comedy. Probably a fear we have of facing up to the real issues. Could you say we were guilty of Noel Cowardice?" Peter Vries
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"Wit is the only wall between us and the dark." Mark Doren
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"Peter Doherty is the ultimate rock 'n' roll nihilist, the ultimate rock 'n' roll f***wit." Pete Townshend
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Samuel Coleridge

"Humor is consistent with pathos, whilst wit is not." Samuel Coleridge
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James Boswell

"For my own part I think no innocent species of wit or pleasantry should be suppressed: and that a good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation." James Boswell
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"He's sort of a loose cannon with a quick wit, ... He's somebody who of course is intense. I always wind up playing somebody a little intense. Maybe I'm just intense." Lee Tergesen
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Christian Nevell Bovee

"Next to being witty yourself, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit." Christian Nevell Bovee
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"Your wit makes others witty." Catherine II
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James Boswell

"He who has provoked the lash of wit, cannot complain that he smarts from it" James Boswell
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Christian Nevell Bovee

"Next to being witty, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit." Christian Nevell Bovee
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Christian Nevell Bovee

"The next best thing to being witty is to quote another's wit" Christian Nevell Bovee
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 Aristotle

"Melancholy men are of all others the most witty." Aristotle
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"There was also a lot for the tribe of Manasseh; for he was the firstborn of Joseph; to wit, for Machir the firstborn of Manasseh, the father of Gilead: because he was a man of war, therefore he had Gilead and Bashan." Bible
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Christian Nevell Bovee

"The next best thing to being witty one's self, is to be able to quote another's wit." Christian Nevell Bovee
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