Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem
Where I am not understood, it shall be concluded that something very useful and profound...
One of the best rules in conversation is, never to say a thing which any...
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their...
Happiness is a perpetual possession of being well-deceived
May you live all the days of your life.
Every dog must have his day.
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever...
Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provision of life, and...
A nice man is a man of nasty ideas.
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...
Everybody wants to live forever, but nobody wants to grow old.
Once kick the world, and the world and you will live together at a reasonably...
Principally I hate and detest that animal called man; although I heartily love John, Peter,...
My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
We are so fond on one another because our ailments are the same.
Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen...