Books, the children of the brain.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
There were many times my pants were so thin I could sit on a dime...
If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing, it would not have...
There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.
Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever...
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
A nice man is a man of nasty ideas.
Power is no blessing in itself, except when it is used to protect the innocent.
Principally I hate and detest that animal called man; although I heartily love John, Peter,...
The latter part of a wise person's life is occupied with curing the follies, prejudices...
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
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.
What they do in heaven we are ignorant of; what they do not do we...
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good.
I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not...
Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
Don't set your wit against a child.
Once kick the world, and the world and you will live together at a reasonably...