Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so...
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold...
A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.
Everybody wants to live forever, but nobody wants to grow old.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Once kick the world, and the world and you will live together at a reasonably...
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...
The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all...
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the...
When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign,...
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should...
Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever...
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong,...