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
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen...
Once kick the world, and the world and you will live together at a reasonably...
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
Some people take more care to hide their wisdom, than their folly.
Vanity is a mark of humility rather than of pride.
Laws are best explained, interpreted and applied by those whose interest and abilities lie in...
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the...
Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken.
Happiness is a perpetual possession of being well-deceived
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...
May you live every day of your life.
The proper words in the proper places are the true definition of style.
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more...
Some men, under the notion of weeding out prejudices, eradicate virtue, honesty, and religion
As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so...
Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and...
Never make permanent decisions on temporary feelings.