I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not ashamed.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
Two friendships in two breasts requires The same aversions and desires.
Some men, under the notion of weeding out prejudices, eradicate virtue, honesty, and religion
Whoever makes two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow where only...
Under this window in stormy weather I marry this man and woman together; Let none...
He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.
There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.
Your notions of friendship are new to me; I believe every man is born with...
All fits of pleasure are balanced by an equal degree of pain or languor; it...
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...
Vanity is a mark of humility rather than of pride.
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their...
A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.
No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to...
Books, the children of the brain.
There is nothing constant in this world but inconsistency.
Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen...