I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in the morning.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
I have almost done with harridans, and shall soon become old enough to fall in...
Venus, a beautiful, good-natured lady, was the goddess of love; Juno, a terrible shrew, the...
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may...
There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.
I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where...
Words are but wind; and learning is nothing but words; ergo, learning is nothing but...
Where I am not understood, it shall be concluded that something very useful and profound...
A lie is an excuse guarded
Power is no blessing in itself, except when it is used to protect the innocent.
Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for the time,...
If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing, it would not have...
There is nothing constant in this world but inconsistency.
Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is...
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
May you live every day of your life.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman
Time is generally the best doctor.
The doctor has been taught to be interested not in health but in disease. What...