A lie does not consist in the indirect position of words, but in the desire and intention, by false speaking, to deceive and injure your neighbour.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
Words are but wind; and learning is nothing but words; ergo, learning is nothing but...
Most sorts of diversion in men, children and other animals, are in imitation of fighting.
I've always believed no matter how many shots I miss, I'm going to make the...
Once kick the world, and the world and you will live together at a reasonably...
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen...
No preacher is listened to but time, which gives us the same train and turn...
I have almost done with harridans, and shall soon become old enough to fall in...
My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
What they do in heaven we are ignorant of; what they do not do we...
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should...
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may...
It is the woman who chooses the man who will choose her.
I'm a simple man. All I want is enough sleep for two normal men, enough...