Observation is an old man's memory.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is...
Your notions of friendship are new to me; I believe every man is born with...
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may...
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
Most sorts of diversion in men, children and other animals, are in imitation of fighting.
I have now lost my barrier between me and death; God grant I may live...
Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off
What they do in heaven we are ignorant of; what they do not do we...
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
One of the best rules in conversation is, never to say a thing which any...
Books, the children of the brain.
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.
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen...
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make...
Many people are extremely happy, but are absolutely worthless to society.