One of the best rules in conversation is, never to say a thing which any of the company can reasonably wish had been left unsaid
Quote by Jonathan Swift
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition...
There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.
As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
May you live every day of your life.
Books, the children of the brain.
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break...
All fits of pleasure are balanced by an equal degree of pain or languor; it...
Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off
May you live all the days of your life.
Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is...
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more...
Some men, under the notion of weeding out prejudices, eradicate virtue, honesty, and religion
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
Every dog must have his day.
He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.
Once kick the world, and the world and you will live together at a reasonably...