If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing, it would not have given them to such a scoundrel.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more...
A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.
The proper words in the proper places are the true definition of style.
Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem
Every dog must have his day.
Proper words in proper places make the true definiton of style.
No preacher is listened to but time, which gives us the same train and turn...
Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches as to conceive how others...
Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their...
Better belly burst than good liquor be lost.
Whoever makes two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow where only...
As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.
Most sorts of diversion in men, children and other animals, are in imitation of fighting.
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
The greatest inventions were produced in the times of ignorance, as the use of the...
Homo sapiens is the species that invents symbols in which to invest passion and authority,...
I believe in human dignity as the source of national purpose, human liberty as the...
I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come...