16 Total Quotes

Jest Quotes

Henry David Thoreau
I lose my respect for the man who can make the mystery of sex the subject of a coarse jest, yet when you speak earnestly and seriously on the subject, is silent
Henry David Thoreau
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
The universe does not jest with us, but is in earnest
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Percy Bysshe Shelley
War is the statesman's game, the priest's delight, The lawyer's jest, the hired assassin's trade.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
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Listen closely as those around you speak; great truths are revealed in jest.
Javan Javan
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Bette Davis
Life is a jest; and all things show it. I thought so once; but now I know it.
Bette Davis
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William Cowper
Oh, laugh or mourn with me the rueful jest, / A cassocked huntsman and a fiddling priest!
William Cowper
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Rudyard Kipling
Is it true, what you told me jest now, that you never done a hand's turn o' work in all your born life? Must feel kinder awful, don't it?
Rudyard Kipling
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And when he comes to know of any of Our communications, he takes it for a jest; these it is that shall have abasing chastisement.
quran quran
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To smile at the jest which plants a thorn in another's breast is to become a principal in the mischief
Richard Sheridan
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Call your husband cuckold in jest, an he'll never suspect you
Proverb
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Friedrich Schiller
The jest loses its point when he who makes it is the first to laugh
Friedrich Schiller
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I was particularly pleased to hear how the president talked about Harold Baines. Because in a moment of jest, he once said his biggest mistake was trading Sammy Sosa for Harold Baines. So he went a long way toward making amends for that.
Jerry Reinsdorf
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Beggared by fools! whom still he found too late, He had his jest, but they had his estate
John Dryden
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Haste thee, Nymph, and bring with thee Jest and youthful Jollity, Quips and Cranks and wanton Wiles, Nods and Becks and wreathed Smiles
John Milton
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Jesting is often only indigence of intellect.
Jean De La BruyFre
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Many a true word is spoken in jest.
English Proverbs
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