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
Don't set your wit against a child.
Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their...
Words are but wind; and learning is nothing but words; ergo, learning is nothing but...
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should...
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen...
Laws are best explained, interpreted and applied by those whose interest and abilities lie in...
Books, the children of the brain.
Some people take more care to hide their wisdom, than their folly.
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may...
Principally I hate and detest that animal called man; although I heartily love John, Peter,...
Proper words in proper places make the true definiton of style.
We are so fond on one another because our ailments are the same.
I have almost done with harridans, and shall soon become old enough to fall in...
As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.
My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever...
Power is no blessing in itself, except when it is used to protect the innocent.
Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.
Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know...