Books, the children of the brain.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
May you live all the days of your life.
Nothing is so great an example of bad manners as flattery. If you flatter all...
Proper words in proper places make the true definiton of style.
A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.
I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in...
I have now lost my barrier between me and death; God grant I may live...
Happiness is a perpetual possession of being well-deceived
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so...
When men grow virtuous in their old age, they are merely making a sacrifice to...
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the...
Observation is an old man's memory.
Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off
It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold...
Two friendships in two breasts requires The same aversions and desires.
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen...
Every dog must have his day.
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
He was a bold man that first eat on oyster.
Vanity is a mark of humility rather than of pride.
Words are but wind; and learning is nothing but words; ergo, learning is nothing but...