I have almost done with harridans, and shall soon become old enough to fall in love with girls of fourteen
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Every dog must have his day.
Most sorts of diversion in men, children and other animals, are in imitation of fighting.
Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their...
Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
Positiveness is a good quality for preachers and speakers because, whoever shares his thoughts with...
When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign,...
Proper words in proper places make the true definiton of style.
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong,...
He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.
When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the...
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
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...
The latter part of a wise person's life is occupied with curing the follies, prejudices...
The want of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot...
May you live all the days of your life.