Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
I've always believed no matter how many shots I miss, I'm going to make the...
I have now lost my barrier between me and death; God grant I may live...
My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
Better belly burst than good liquor be lost.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Everybody wants to live forever, but nobody wants to grow old.
Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem
Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen...
When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the...
Proper words in proper places make the true definiton of style.
Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off
Your notions of friendship are new to me; I believe every man is born with...
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more...
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
Once kick the world, and the world and you will live together at a reasonably...
It is the folly of too many to mistake the echo of a London coffee-house...
I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not...
I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in...