What is a epigram? A dwarfish whole. Its body brevity, and wit its soul.
A man has to have sensibility, wit, mystery, tolerance, and strength... Romance also helps.
Wit thou well that I will not live long after thy days.
Next to being witty, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit.
Roosevelt's humor was broad, his manner friendly. Of wit there was little; of philosophy, none. What did he possess? Intuition, inspiration, love of adventure.
Idleness of the mind is much worse than that of the body: wit, without employment, is a disease - the rust of the soul, a plague, a hell itself.
Wit in women is apt to have bad consequences; like a sword without a scabbard, it wounds the wearer and provokes assailants.
Wit is a weapon. Jokes are a masculine way of inflicting superiority. But humor is the pursuit of a gentle grin, usually in solitude.
Reason is mechanical, wit chemical, and genius organic spirit.
He's a fool that marries, but he's a greater that does not marry a fool; what is wit in a wife good for, but to make a man a cuckold?
There are just certain things that turn my head. It may be a girl's sense of humor, it may be her wit, or her belief system; it could be a lot of different things.
Indeed I had not much wit, yet I was not an idiot - my wit was according to my years.