Most sorts of diversion in men, children and other animals, are in imitation of fighting.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
A nice man is a man of nasty ideas.
Principally I hate and detest that animal called man; although I heartily love John, Peter,...
Words are but wind; and learning is nothing but words; ergo, learning is nothing but...
May you live all the days of your life.
The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all...
Observation is an old man's memory.
Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for the time,...
It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold...
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more...
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman
It is the folly of too many to mistake the echo of a London coffee-house...
Happiness is a perpetual possession of being well-deceived
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
Where I am not understood, it shall be concluded that something very useful and profound...
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.