Aphorisms by theme: Wit

People who make history know nothing about history. You can see that in the sort of history they make.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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By theme : History Humor Person Wit
I like two kinds of men: domestic and foreign.

Mae West

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Only one fellow in ten thousand understands the currency question, and we meet him every day.

Kin Hubbard

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By theme : Finance Humor Wit
There are heads sometimes so little, that there is no room for wit, sometimes so long that there is no wit for so much room.

Thomas Fuller

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Being an optimist after you`ve got everything you want doesn`t count.

Kin Hubbard

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Wealth - any income that is at least one hundred dollars more a year than the income of one`s wife`s sister`s husband.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme : Finance Humor Wealth Wit
In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar - a practice, which is still continued.

Helen Rowland

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Life is too important to be taken seriously.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Life Wit
We find it easy to believe that praise is sincere: why should anyone lie in telling us the truth?

Jean Rostand

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A grand passion is the privilege of people who have nothing to do.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Feelings Love Wit
Thoughts, like fleas, jump from man to man, but they don`t bite everybody.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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It is a certain rule that wit and passion are entirely incompatible. When the affections are moved, there is no place for the imagination.

David Hume

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By theme : Psychology Wit
Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.

Kin Hubbard

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You will never win if you never begin.

Helen Rowland

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The first kiss is stolen by the man; the last is begged by the woman.

Henry Louis Mencken

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Nothing so needs reforming as other people`s habits.

Mark Twain

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No man would listen to you talk if he didn`t know it was his turn next.

Edgar Watson Howe

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There are three things I have always loved and never understood - paintings, music, and woman.

Bernard de Fontenelle

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Marriage is the miracle that transforms a kiss from a pleasure into a duty.

Helen Rowland

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To be an ideal guest, stay at home.

Edgar Watson Howe

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By theme : Behavior Humor Wit
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