Quotes by epigram

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    A joke is an epigram on the death of a feeling.
  • Lionel Strachey
    Lionel Strachey
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    A brilliant epigram is a solemn platitude gone to a masquerade ball.
  • Minna Antrim
    Minna Antrim
    American writer 1861-1950
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    An epigram is a flashlight of a truth; a witticism, truth laughing at itself.
  • Shailer Mathews
    Shailer Mathews
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    An epigram is a half-truth so stated as to irritate the person who believes the other half.
  • Oscar Levant
    Oscar Levant
    American Pianist, Actor 1906-1972
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    An epigram is only a wisecrack that's played at Carnegie Hall.
  • Edwin P. Whipple
    Edwin P. Whipple
    American essay writer 1819-1886
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    An epigram often flashes light into regions where reason shines but dimly.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    He would stab his best friend for the sake of writing an epigram on his tombstone.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    No Christian and, indeed, no historian could accept the epigram which defines religion as 'what a man does with his solitude.
    Source: The Weight of Glory
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    To say that war is madness is like saying that sex is madness: true enough, from the standpoint of a stateless eunuch, but merely a provocative epigram for those who must make their arrangements in the world as given.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
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    What is a epigram? A dwarfish whole. Its body brevity, and wit its soul.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
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    What is an Epigram? A dwarfish whole its body brevity, and wit its soul.
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