To be witty is not enough. One must possess sufficient wit to avoid having too much of it.
- To be witty is not enough. One must possess sufficient wit to avoid having too much of it.
<01> Недостаточно быть остроумным. Надо еще, чтобы хватало ума не переусердствовать в своем остроумии. Maurois (Моруа).
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