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.
May you live all the days of your life.
Venus, a beautiful, good-natured lady, was the goddess of love; Juno, a terrible shrew, the...
Some people take more care to hide their wisdom, than their folly.
Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their...
Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provision of life, and...
I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in...
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us...
May you live every day of your life.
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break...
I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where...
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more...
A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.
A nice man is a man of nasty ideas.
If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing, it would not have...
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
Most sorts of diversion in men, children and other animals, are in imitation of fighting.
When men grow virtuous in their old age, they are merely making a sacrifice to...
The poetical language of an age should be the current language heightened.
Age considers; youth ventures.