Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
Under this window in stormy weather I marry this man and woman together; Let none...
Two friendships in two breasts requires The same aversions and desires.
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
A lie does not consist in the indirect position of words, but in the desire...
I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where...
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should...
We are so fond on one another because our ailments are the same.
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
Don't set your wit against a child.
Every dog must have his day.
Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem
If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing, it would not have...
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
The want of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot...
Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provision of life, and...
The proper words in the proper places are the true definition of style.
As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.
It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before, may legally...
The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting...