It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before, may legally be done again: and therefore they take special care to record all the decisions formerly made against common justice and the general reason of mankind.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
I have now lost my barrier between me and death; God grant I may live...
If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing, it would not have...
Books, the children of the brain.
Venus, a beautiful, good-natured lady, was the goddess of love; Juno, a terrible shrew, the...
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break...
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.
Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their...
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
What they do in heaven we are ignorant of; what they do not do we...
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us...
Every dog must have his day.
Words are but wind; and learning is nothing but words; ergo, learning is nothing but...
Everybody wants to live forever, but nobody wants to grow old.
My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Observation is an old man's memory.