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wit (noun) apt, clever, and often humorous association of words or ideas, or a capacity for this; mental acumen, intelligence, or reasoning power.

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"Wit has truth in it." - Dorothy Parker
"The quality of wit inspires more admiration than confidence." - George Santayana

"Humor is wit and love." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"There is no such whetstone, to sharpen a good wit and encourage a will to learning, as is praise." - Roger Ascham

"Wit does not take the place of knowledge." - Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues

"As empty vessels make the loudest sound, so they that have the least wit are the greatest blabbers." - Plato

"An ounce of wit is worth a pound of argument." - Sydney Smith

"Wit penetrates; humor envelops. Wit is a function of verbal intelligence; humor is imagination operating on good nature." - Peggy Noonan

"Words may show a man's wit, but actions his meaning." - Benjamin Franklin




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