Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is generally the worst sort of reading.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
Everybody wants to live forever, but nobody wants to grow old.
Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for the time,...
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us...
Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off
I have now lost my barrier between me and death; God grant I may live...
Once kick the world, and the world and you will live together at a reasonably...
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
The proper words in the proper places are the true definition of style.
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
Positiveness is a good quality for preachers and speakers because, whoever shares his thoughts with...
Every dog must have his day.
A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.
Where I am not understood, it shall be concluded that something very useful and profound...
Venus, a beautiful, good-natured lady, was the goddess of love; Juno, a terrible shrew, the...
Happiness is a perpetual possession of being well-deceived
Happiness is too many things these days for anyone lo wish il on anyone lightly....
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to...