Once kick the world, and the world and you will live together at a reasonably good understanding.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
A lie does not consist in the indirect position of words, but in the desire...
My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Two friendships in two breasts requires The same aversions and desires.
Observation is an old man's memory.
Nothing is so great an example of bad manners as flattery. If you flatter all...
Where I am not understood, it shall be concluded that something very useful and profound...
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
The latter part of a wise person's life is occupied with curing the follies, prejudices...
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off
Happiness is a perpetual possession of being well-deceived
Venus, a beautiful, good-natured lady, was the goddess of love; Juno, a terrible shrew, the...
Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provision of life, and...
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
I have almost done with harridans, and shall soon become old enough to fall in...
The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting...
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong,...
Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches as to conceive how others...