My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Most sorts of diversion in men, children and other animals, are in imitation of fighting.
Observation is an old man's memory.
Everybody wants to live forever, but nobody wants to grow old.
Don't set your wit against a child.
Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.
May you live every day of your life.
Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem
I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where...
Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken.
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen...
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong,...
Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for the time,...
As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.
Principally I hate and detest that animal called man; although I heartily love John, Peter,...
I've always believed no matter how many shots I miss, I'm going to make the...
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should...
When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign,...
Eccentricities of genius.
We will discover the nature of our particular genius when we stop trying to conform...