Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman
No preacher is listened to but time, which gives us the same train and turn...
When men grow virtuous in their old age, they are merely making a sacrifice to...
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
Once kick the world, and the world and you will live together at a reasonably...
Some men, under the notion of weeding out prejudices, eradicate virtue, honesty, and religion
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen...
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break...
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
Every dog must have his day.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
I've always believed no matter how many shots I miss, I'm going to make the...
Most sorts of diversion in men, children and other animals, are in imitation of fighting.
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more...
The universe is an intelligence test
Our sun is one of 100 billion stars in our galaxy. Our galaxy is one...