It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where...
Some people take more care to hide their wisdom, than their folly.
May you live every day of your life.
There is nothing constant in this world but inconsistency.
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so...
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition...
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is...
All fits of pleasure are balanced by an equal degree of pain or languor; it...
May you live all the days of your life.
Don't set your wit against a child.
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.
Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is...
One of the best rules in conversation is, never to say a thing which any...
Under this window in stormy weather I marry this man and woman together; Let none...
If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing, it would not have...
There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.