I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not ashamed.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches as to conceive how others...
Your notions of friendship are new to me; I believe every man is born with...
When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the...
I have now lost my barrier between me and death; God grant I may live...
Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
Books, the children of the brain.
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong,...
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
Two friendships in two breasts requires The same aversions and desires.
The want of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot...
Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
A lie does not consist in the indirect position of words, but in the desire...
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break...
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen...
There is nothing constant in this world but inconsistency.
Proper words in proper places make the true definiton of style.