He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...
When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the...
Better belly burst than good liquor be lost.
Don't set your wit against a child.
Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem
It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before, may legally...
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should...
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
There is nothing constant in this world but inconsistency.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where...
All fits of pleasure are balanced by an equal degree of pain or languor; it...
The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting...
Power is no blessing in itself, except when it is used to protect the innocent.
Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off
Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion...
The reason I beat the Austrians is, they did not known the value of five...