Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Observation is an old man's memory.
Under this window in stormy weather I marry this man and woman together; Let none...
I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where...
A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
We are so fond on one another because our ailments are the same.
The proper words in the proper places are the true definition of style.
Most sorts of diversion in men, children and other animals, are in imitation of fighting.
Positiveness is a good quality for preachers and speakers because, whoever shares his thoughts with...
Two friendships in two breasts requires The same aversions and desires.
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may...
Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting...
I have now lost my barrier between me and death; God grant I may live...
Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provision of life, and...
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen...
Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their...
Proper words in proper places make the true definiton of style.
As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.