Quotation Explorer - 'Witty'

Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affectation, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood. - William Shakespeare
I was brought up by very witty people who were dealing with quite difficult things - disease and death... I was brought up by people who tended to giggle at funerals.
A witty vicar once said that a good marriage is like a pair of scissors with the couple inseparable joined, often moving in opposite directions, yet always destroying anyone who comes between them. The trick is for the blades to learn to work smoothly together, so as not to cut each other. - Mary Jo Putney
I appreciate my my sleep In sleep my conversation is witty My home is dusted My office work is up to date The dog is even well behaved And food is on the table on timeBut then when I'm asleep I don't have you to clutter and confuseMy hungry heart - Nikki Giovanni
Penny was a very pretty, witty and brave girl, as bold as a Marine platoon storming Iwo Jima. - John C. Wright
You can pretend to be serious; you can't pretend to be witty. - Sacha Guitry
But pride only helps us to be generous; it never makes us so, any more than vanity makes us witty. - George Eliot
A good church is a Bible-centered church. Nothing is as important as this--not a large congregation, a witty pastor, or tangible experiences of the Holy Spirit. - Alistair Begg
No matter how dire a situation may be, I can always find the humor in it somewhere. If I was ever in a horror movie I would be the goofy one who doesn't seem to know quite what's going on but survives to the end with witty one-liners. - A.J. Rose
A witty saying proves nothing. - Voltaire
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor. - Elizabeth I
One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty. - Jane Austen
Wise are my ways witty my actions - N.A. Parnham
Music gives inspiration...one that sounds windy with humming sound, such can put you in a trance, only to come back and discover some witty ideas. - Michael Bassey Johnson
No woman can be handsome by the force of features alone, any more that she can be witty by only the help of speech.
I fear nothing so much as a man who is witty all day long.
People with looks are lovely. People with brains are witty. People with cash are wealthy. But people with God are truly happy. - Joe Mari Fadrigalan
Creating light is a wiz; sharing that light is witty and protecting that light is a great honour! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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