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There is gravity in wisdom, but no particular wisdom in gravity. - Josh Billings

Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humour; for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit. - Aristotle [Aristoteles]

It will free man from his remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet. It will open to him the gates of heaven. - Wernher von Braun

Levity is often less foolish and gravity less wise than each of them appears. - Charles Caleb Colton

The most profound joy has more of gravity than of gaiety in it. - Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free. - Jacques-Yves Cousteau

As vivacity is the gift of women, gravity is that of men. - Joseph Addison

The wise determine from the gravity of the case; the irritable, from sensibility to oppression; the high minded, from disdain and indignation at abusive power in un-worthy hands. - Edmund Burke

Reply to wit with gravity, and to gravity with wit. - Charles Caleb Colton