I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not ashamed.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
Books, the children of the brain.
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break...
Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches as to conceive how others...
Don't set your wit against a child.
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all...
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may...
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
Some people take more care to hide their wisdom, than their folly.
He was a bold man that first eat on oyster.
When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign,...
I have now lost my barrier between me and death; God grant I may live...
Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provision of life, and...
Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the...
Proper words in proper places make the true definiton of style.
The latter part of a wise person's life is occupied with curing the follies, prejudices...
It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold...