Wit ismore necessary than beauty; and I think no young woman ugly that has it, and no handsome woman agreeable without it.
We affirm that the world's magnificence has been enriched bya new beauty: the beautyof speed. A racing car whose hood is adorned with great pipes, like serpents of explosive breatha roaring car that seems to ride on grapeshot ismore beautiful than theVictory of Samothrace.
What music ismore enchanting thanthevoices of young people, when you can't hear what they say?Logan Pearsall Smith
Now I will show myselfTo have more of the serpent than the dove;That is—more knave than fool.Christopher Marlowe
Irishness is not primarily a question of birth or blood or language: it isthe condition of being involved in the Irish situation, and usually of being mauled by it. On that definition Swift ismore Irishthan Goldsmith or Sheridan, although by the usual tests they are Irish and he is pure English.Cruise