Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Nothing is so great an example of bad manners as flattery. If you flatter all...
Books, the children of the brain.
If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing, it would not have...
I have almost done with harridans, and shall soon become old enough to fall in...
Don't set your wit against a child.
The proper words in the proper places are the true definition of style.
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
Every dog must have his day.
Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is...
When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the...
He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
May you live every day of your life.
One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good.
As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break...
It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before, may legally...
Words are but wind; and learning is nothing but words; ergo, learning is nothing but...
It is the folly of too many to mistake the echo of a London coffee-house...