Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...
The greatest inventions were produced in the times of ignorance, as the use of the...
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
Some men, under the notion of weeding out prejudices, eradicate virtue, honesty, and religion
If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing, it would not have...
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Better belly burst than good liquor be lost.
Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever...
I have almost done with harridans, and shall soon become old enough to fall in...
Your notions of friendship are new to me; I believe every man is born with...
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more...
Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken.
The want of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot...
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy...
To pretend to describe the excellence, the greatness or duration of the happiness of heaven...
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness