My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
There is nothing constant in this world but inconsistency.
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
May you live all the days of your life.
No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to...
Observation is an old man's memory.
Everybody wants to live forever, but nobody wants to grow old.
Principally I hate and detest that animal called man; although I heartily love John, Peter,...
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
Some people take more care to hide their wisdom, than their folly.
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break...
A nice man is a man of nasty ideas.
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their...
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should...
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us...
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so...
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...
Vanity is a mark of humility rather than of pride.