What is wit?

  • (noun): A witty amusing person who makes jokes.
    Synonyms: wag, card
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Famous quotes containing the word wit:

    And Guidobaldo, when he made
    That grammar school of courtesies
    Where wit and beauty learned their trade
    Upon Urbino’s windy hill,
    Had sent no runners to and fro
    That he might learn the shepherds’ will.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools that have not wit enough to be honest.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)

    Indeed, there is hardly the professor in our colleges, who, if he has mastered the difficulties of the language, has proportionally mastered the difficulties of the language, has proportionally mastered the difficulties of the wit and poetry of a Greek poet, and has any sympathy to impart to the alert and heroic reader.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)