Aphorisms by theme: Wit

I never resist temptation, because I have found that things that are bad for me do not tempt me.

George Bernard Shaw

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You have to have a lot of patience to learn patience.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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By theme : Humor Wit
It isn`t tying himself to one woman that a man dreads when he thinks of marrying; it`s separating himself from all the others.

Helen Rowland

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By theme : Men Relations Wit Women
An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.

Mae West

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By theme : Humor Wit
It is inconceivable how much wit it requires to avoid being ridiculous.

Nicolas de Chamfort

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By theme : Behavior Wit
The fact that he died does not prove that he lived.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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By theme : Death Humor Life Wit
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.

Mark Twain

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By theme : Behavior Humor Relations Wit
The only medicine which does women more good than harm is dress.

Jean Paul Richter

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By theme : Women Wit
America was not discovered by Americans - shame on them.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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A tired exclamation mark is a question mark.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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War: a massacre of people who don`t know each other for the profit of people who know each other but don`t massacre each other.

Paul Valery

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By theme : Wit War
When you see what some women marry, you realize how they must hate to work for a living.

Helen Rowland

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Wit without employment is a disease.

Robert Burton

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Good breeding consists of concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.

Mark Twain

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By theme : Behavior Humor Wit
War will never cease until babies begin to come into the world with larger cerebrums and smaller adrenal glands.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme : War Wit
The letter of the law should be included in the alphabet.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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It is better to be looked over than overlooked.

Mae West

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What a man calls his "conscience" is merely the mental action that follows a sentimental reaction after too much wine or love.

Helen Rowland

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By theme : Conscience Wit
Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme : Politics Society Wit
There are several good precautions against temptation, but the surest is cowardice.

Mark Twain

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By theme : Behavior Feelings Wit
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