Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken.
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
Every dog must have his day.
Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem
Nothing is so great an example of bad manners as flattery. If you flatter all...
There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.
The proper words in the proper places are the true definition of style.
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
Laws are best explained, interpreted and applied by those whose interest and abilities lie in...
Vanity is a mark of humility rather than of pride.
Books, the children of the brain.
Everybody wants to live forever, but nobody wants to grow old.
Don't set your wit against a child.
Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provision of life, and...
A lie is an excuse guarded
It is the folly of too many to mistake the echo of a London coffee-house...
Some men, under the notion of weeding out prejudices, eradicate virtue, honesty, and religion
Human beings are the only creatures who are able to behave irrationally in the name...
Men are not human beings,they are human doings
Prejudice is the reason of fools