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
Some men, under the notion of weeding out prejudices, eradicate virtue, honesty, and religion
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Two friendships in two breasts requires The same aversions and desires.
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong,...
It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before, may legally...
Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for the time,...
Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
May you live all the days of your life.
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should...
Nothing is so great an example of bad manners as flattery. If you flatter all...
A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.
Principally I hate and detest that animal called man; although I heartily love John, Peter,...
I've always believed no matter how many shots I miss, I'm going to make the...
The greatest inventions were produced in the times of ignorance, as the use of the...
An amazing invention - but who would ever want to use one?
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Invention, strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have...