How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so much as take warning?
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen...
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may...
He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.
My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
May you live every day of your life.
May you live all the days of your life.
Vanity is a mark of humility rather than of pride.
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
Don't set your wit against a child.
Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken.
When men grow virtuous in their old age, they are merely making a sacrifice to...
Everybody wants to live forever, but nobody wants to grow old.
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition...
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the...
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more...
It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before, may legally...
When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the...
What they do in heaven we are ignorant of; what they do not do we...
The want of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot...