Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
All fits of pleasure are balanced by an equal degree of pain or languor; it...
Don't set your wit against a child.
Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever...
Power is no blessing in itself, except when it is used to protect the innocent.
Vanity is a mark of humility rather than of pride.
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
The latter part of a wise person's life is occupied with curing the follies, prejudices...
Proper words in proper places make the true definiton of style.
I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not...
The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting...
When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the...
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all...
Some people take more care to hide their wisdom, than their folly.
May you live all the days of your life.
Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.