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Jesting is often only indigence of intellect.

Author: Jean De La Bruyere (1645-1696)

Profession: French Classical Writer

Jests that give pains are no jests.

Author: Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616)

Profession: Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet

Judge of a jest when you have done laughing.

Author: William Lloyd


Many a true word is spoken in jest.

Author: English Proverb

Profession: Sayings of British Origin

The jest loses its point when he who makes it is the first to laugh.

Author: Johann Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805)

Profession: German Dramatist, Poet, Historian