Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
I have almost done with harridans, and shall soon become old enough to fall in...
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us...
Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches as to conceive how others...
May you live all the days of your life.
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
Observation is an old man's memory.
All fits of pleasure are balanced by an equal degree of pain or languor; it...
He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is...
Your notions of friendship are new to me; I believe every man is born with...
Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold...
I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where...
A lie does not consist in the indirect position of words, but in the desire...
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.