Everybody wants to live forever, but nobody wants to grow old.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken.
What they do in heaven we are ignorant of; what they do not do we...
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition...
Happiness is a perpetual possession of being well-deceived
I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in...
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good.
Observation is an old man's memory.
Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
Once kick the world, and the world and you will live together at a reasonably...
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should...
I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not...
We are so fond on one another because our ailments are the same.
Whoever makes two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow where only...
The greatest inventions were produced in the times of ignorance, as the use of the...
Words are but wind; and learning is nothing but words; ergo, learning is nothing but...
Some men, under the notion of weeding out prejudices, eradicate virtue, honesty, and religion
He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong,...
Where I am not understood, it shall be concluded that something very useful and profound...