I have almost done with harridans, and shall soon become old enough to fall in love with girls of fourteen
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Most sorts of diversion in men, children and other animals, are in imitation of fighting.
Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken.
Principally I hate and detest that animal called man; although I heartily love John, Peter,...
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.
Laws are best explained, interpreted and applied by those whose interest and abilities lie in...
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman
May you live all the days of your life.
There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.
The greatest inventions were produced in the times of ignorance, as the use of the...
I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where...
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so...
The proper words in the proper places are the true definition of style.
All fits of pleasure are balanced by an equal degree of pain or languor; it...
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before, may legally...
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should...
We are so fond on one another because our ailments are the same.
Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches as to conceive how others...
The want of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot...