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|Avoid witticisms at the expense of others. Mann. 2. The way to find truth is by |
others' mistakes. Selden. 3. I was born to other things. Tennyson. Another,
either, neither, are declined in the singular number, and with force of adjectives ...
|Wit. 1 . Sharp wits, like sharp knives, do cut their owner's fingers. - Arrowsmith. 2. |
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food - Hazlitt. 3. Avoid witticisms at the
expense of others - Horace Mann.
|1001 Ways to Add Humor to Your Life and Work Joel Goodman. Avoid witticisms |
at the expense of others. Horace Mann What is the cost of hurtful humor? To
the receiver? To the initiator? Humor is for giving . . . and humor is forgiving.
|Avoid witticisms at the expense of others. Horace Mann. Oh, help thou my |
weak wit, and sharpen my dull tongue ! Spenser. You may be witty, but not
satirical. Horace Greeley. Of all wit's uses, the main one is to live well with who
|Avoid witticisms at the expense of others. Horace Mann. Wit is the salt of |
conversation, not the food Hazlitt Wit and judgment often are at strife. Pope.
Wit, the pupil of the soul's clear eye. Sir John Davies. Sir, your wit ambles
well ; it ...
|Public witticisms at the expense of others are not. If he finds sitting duck ... You |
never know who you'll be facing across a desk at an interview decades from now,
so it's always a good idea to avoid making enemies. Even if a sniper's target has
|But imagine the sight it must have been to the other drivers to see a little gray-|
haired lady in half a car tooling down the ... Mann, who is considered the father of
American public education, said, Avoid witticisms at the expense of others.
|Although he was ready to commend others, Cicero made himself hated by self-|
praise (xxiv, 1). He was also led on byambition and cleverness to disregard
propriety: he could not refrain frommaking scathing witticisms at others' expense (
xxv, 1).Again this multiplied his ... After giving testimony in Clodius's trial, Cicero
had sought to avoid him by accompanying Caesar as legate to Gaul. Later,
reassured by ...
|In other words, to prove Sir Philip Francis is Junius is to indict him as an |
individual for the basest ingratitude and the most wanton malevolence. It is
difficult to avoid commenting on the somewhat unfortunate nature of an
hypothesis which proves a man is guilty because ... Again, when the personal
attack of Junius on Chamier is examined, the chief theme of the witticisms of
Junius at his expense is found ...
|It has made a greater and more durable impression upon society than any other |
form that intellect has ever taken. ... and pander to the worst prejudices and
passions, nor purposely to avoid every reference to the high-toned morality of the
New Testament. ... by its sly sneers and witticisms at the expense of religion,
harely enough conceals its semi-infidel and dehasing tendency, notwithstanding
that it ...