I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in the morning.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their...
Whoever makes two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow where only...
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
Books, the children of the brain.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Observation is an old man's memory.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition...
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so...
Venus, a beautiful, good-natured lady, was the goddess of love; Juno, a terrible shrew, the...
Positiveness is a good quality for preachers and speakers because, whoever shares his thoughts with...
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
Some men, under the notion of weeding out prejudices, eradicate virtue, honesty, and religion
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to...
There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.
Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provision of life, and...
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever...