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I'm just beginning to develop callouses on my fingers,
because I haven't played a lot.
- Ike Turner

As adults, we do know more, but we don't know enough.
People can be very unthinkingly callous.
- Dennis Potter

In my blood there is no Jewish blood.
In their callous rage, all anti-Semites must hate me now as a Jew.
For that reason I am a true Russian.
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Memory in youth is active and easily impressible;
in old age it is comparatively callous to new impressions,
but still retains vividly those of earlier years.
- Charlotte Bronte

 

The political spin in Washington is revolting,
just revolting.
It's a callous political game.
- Rob Bishop

Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it,
and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul.
She becomes all outer show and inward emptiness;
dull,
callous, and indifferent.
- Virginia Woolf

The larger the state, the more callous it becomes...
the colder its heart.
It is also true that the bigger the corporation,
the more callous its heart.
But unlike the state, corporations have competition
and have no police powers.
- Dennis Prager

You think, eventually, that nothing can disturb you
and that your nerves are impregnable.
Yet, looking down at that familiar face,
I realized that death is something to which we never become calloused.
- Eliot Ness

Callousness and insolence bring to bare unanimous social condemnation,
while the simple efforts of politeness are admired;
even in those who are otherwise despised.
- Bryant H. McGill

War means blind obedience, unthinking stupidity,
brutish callousness, wanton destruction,
and irresponsible murder.
- Alexander Berkman

The mother's battle for her child with sickness,
with poverty, with war, with all the forces of exploitation
and callousness that cheapen human life needs to become a common human battle,
waged in love and in the passion for survival.
- Adrienne Rich

Wit is educated insolence.
- Aristotle

Insolence is not logic; epithets are the arguments of malice.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

We appreciate frankness from those who like us.
Frankness from others is called insolence.
- Andre Maurois

Flattery in courtship is the highest insolence,
for whilst it pretends to bestow on you more than you deserve,
it is watching an opportunity to take from you what you really have.
- Sarah Fielding

The scum of the People are most Tyrannical when they get the Power,
and treat their Betters with the greatest Insolence.
- Mary Astell

There is an insolence which none but those who themselves
deserve contempt can bestow,
and those only who deserve no contempt can bear.
- Henry Fielding

Success is the space one occupies in the newspaper.
Success is one day's insolence.
- Elias Canetti

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
- Winston Churchill

In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.
- George Herbert

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

At twenty years of age the will reigns;
at thirty, the wit;
and at forty, the judgment.
- Benjamin Franklin

If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
- Francis Bacon

Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils
his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
- Ambrose Bierce

So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
- Alexander Pope

The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it
back to cancel half a Line,
Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it.
- Edward Fitzgerald

What is a epigram? A dwarfish whole.
Its body brevity, and wit its soul.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Wit is a weapon.
Jokes are a masculine way of inflicting superiority.
But humor is the pursuit of a gentle grin,
usually in solitude.
- Frank Muir

Wit is the lowest form of humor.
- Alexander Pope

For those whose wit becomes the mother of villainy,
those it educates to be evil in all things.
- Sophocles

Giving votes in exchange for ideological support.
To wit: identity politics for homosexuals.
- Harry Hay

Wit must be foiled by wit: cut a diamond with a diamond.
- William Congreve

There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far
above all the quaintness of wit.
- Alexander Pope

A wit should be no more sincere than a woman constant.
- William Congreve

The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Alan Ginsberg was fabulous.
The man is so filled with energy.
He's 65 years old and he's just loaded with energy
and charm and wit and his mind is constantly racing.
- Ray Manzarek

One science only will one genius fit;
so vast is art,
so narrow human wit.
- Alexander Pope

Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty
and he will receive you into his favor.
- Henry Fielding

Marriage is the grave or tomb of wit.
- Margaret Cavendish

Where might is mixed with wit, there is too good an accord in a government.
- Elizabeth I

And new Philosophy calls all in doubt,
the element of fire is quite put out;
the Sun is lost,
and the earth, and no mans wit can well direct him where to look for it.
- John Donne

Wit is more necessary than beauty; and I think no young woman ugly that has it,
and no handsome woman agreeable without it.
- William Wycherley

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.
- Jensen Ackles

Wit is a dangerous weapon, even to the possessor,
if he knows not how to use it discreetly.
- Michel de Montaigne

As we celebrate President Reagan's remarkable career and historic legacy,
we also celebrate a man of strong character,
deep conviction, unforgettable charm,
and wonderful wit.
- Jim Ramstad

Come, come, leave business to idlers,
and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em:
wit be my faculty,
and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass.
- William Congreve

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

Wit is the only wall between us and the dark.
- Mark Van Doren

You have a ready wit.
Tell me when it's ready.
- Henny Youngman

The witty woman is a tragic figure in American life.
Wit destroys eroticism and eroticism destroys wit,
so women must choose between taking lovers and taking no prisoners.
- Florence King

A pun is not bound by the laws which limit nicer wit.
It is a pistol let off at the ear; not a feather to tickle the intellect.
- Charles Lamb

A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man
of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
- Joseph Roux

It is always the same: women bedeck themselves with jewels and furs,
and men with wit and quotations.
- Maurice Chevalier

No delusion is greater than the notion that method
and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit,
either in science or in practical life.
- Thomas Huxley

The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
- Francis Bacon

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.
- William Shakespeare

A proverb is the wisdom of many and the wit of one.
- Lord John Russell

In the midst of the fountain of wit there arises something bitter,
which stings in the very flowers.
- Lucretius

I definitely did look up to John.
We all looked up to John.
He was older and he was very much the leader;
he was the quickest wit and the smartest.
- Paul McCartney

The Cardinal is at his wit's end - it is true that he had not far to go.
- Lord Byron

Wit is the most rascally, contemptible,
beggarly thing on the face of the earth.
- Arthur Murphy

I have wit in my work and a sense of humor,
but I do not use irony in any way.
- John Zorn

Wit is an explosion of the compound spirit.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild;
In Wit a man; Simplicity,
a child.
- Alexander Pope

Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
- William Hazlitt

She had a pretty gift for quotation,
which is a serviceable substitute for wit.
- W. Somerset Maugham

The genius of the Spanish people is exquisitely subtle,
without being at all acute; hence there is so much
humour and so little wit in their literature.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Generally speaking, there is more wit than talent in the world.
Society swarms with witty people who lack talent.
- Antoine Rivarol

His foe was folly and his weapon wit.
- Anthony Hope

Far less envy in America than in France,
and far less wit.
- Stendhal

Those who are born of parents broken with old age,
or of such as are not yet ripe or are too young,
or of drunkards, soft or effeminate men,
want a great and liberal ingenuity or wit.
- Thomas Willis


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