Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever makes the fewest people uneasy is the best bred in the room.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
Observation is an old man's memory.
Power is no blessing in itself, except when it is used to protect the innocent.
I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not...
A nice man is a man of nasty ideas.
Under this window in stormy weather I marry this man and woman together; Let none...
My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
May you live every day of your life.
One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good.
Venus, a beautiful, good-natured lady, was the goddess of love; Juno, a terrible shrew, the...
Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break...
May you live all the days of your life.
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition...
Happiness is a perpetual possession of being well-deceived
No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to...
Where I am not understood, it shall be concluded that something very useful and profound...
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
The proper words in the proper places are the true definition of style.
He was a bold man that first eat on oyster.