It is the folly of too many to mistake the echo of a London coffee-house for the voice of the kingdom.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
The greatest inventions were produced in the times of ignorance, as the use of the...
Better belly burst than good liquor be lost.
Everybody wants to live forever, but nobody wants to grow old.
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should...
All fits of pleasure are balanced by an equal degree of pain or languor; it...
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
Your notions of friendship are new to me; I believe every man is born with...
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
We are so fond on one another because our ailments are the same.
Power is no blessing in itself, except when it is used to protect the innocent.
May you live all the days of your life.
Words are but wind; and learning is nothing but words; ergo, learning is nothing but...
The proper words in the proper places are the true definition of style.
Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.
I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where...
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.