Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation.

By: Mark Twain

Related Quotes

Once the object has been constructed, I have a tendency to discover in it, transformed and displaced, images, impressions, facts which have deeply moved me... view

By: Alberto Giacometti

I've had every advantage in the world, despite the 18 years of silence which were nobody's fault but mine... view

By: Gordon Getty

Don't use tap water to make your colloidal silver. Use pure distilled water only. And don't take very large dosages or strong concentrations for long periods of time... view

By: Stan Jones

In television, the audience has to be comfortable with you, and I've managed to prove that I can be in American homes to some degree, and not necessarily where everyone knows me, either... view

By: Bruce Boxleitner

Adultery - which is the only grounds for divorce in New York - is not grounds for divorce in California. As a matter of fact, adultery in Southern California is grounds for marriage... view

By: Allan Sherman

To read of a detective's daring finesse or ingenious stratagem is a rare joy... view

By: Rex Stout

My father has taught me all the tricks of the boys at an early age, which has made me very careful... view

By: Kim Wilde

"""I am"" is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that ""I do"" is the longest sentence?".. view

By: George Carlin

Intellectual despair results in neither weakness nor dreams, but in violence. It is only a matter of knowing how to give vent to one's rage.. view

By: Georges Bataille

I don't see my dancing or acting as two separate things. I don't define them separately, so I can't say one has helped the other, It's all the same thing. More than anything I love being on stage and performing... view

By: Bebe Neuwirth

It's not the case that carbon dioxide drives temperatures. When you leave Ice Ages, it's the other way around: The temperatures go up first, and then carbon dioxide levels go up... view

By: Piers Corbyn

The stage is close to being in the middle of the hall, so that the performers are surrounded by the listeners. I feel that we are all experiencing the music together... view

By: Emanuel Ax