Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches as to conceive how others can be in want.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
May you live every day of your life.
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
Books, the children of the brain.
Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is...
Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for the time,...
A lie is an excuse guarded
Principally I hate and detest that animal called man; although I heartily love John, Peter,...
It is the folly of too many to mistake the echo of a London coffee-house...
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
Better belly burst than good liquor be lost.
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
I have almost done with harridans, and shall soon become old enough to fall in...
Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the...
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong,...
As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.
Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem
Knavery and flattery are blood relations.
I can spot empty flattery and know exactly where I stand. In the end it's...
He that rewards flattery, begs it