Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
A lie is an excuse guarded
If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing, it would not have...
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
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What they do in heaven we are ignorant of; what they do not do we...
There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
Everybody wants to live forever, but nobody wants to grow old.
Proper words in proper places make the true definiton of style.
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should...
Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever...
No preacher is listened to but time, which gives us the same train and turn...
Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
Whoever makes two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow where only...
Charity never humiliated him who profited from it, nor ever bound him by the chains...
I cried because I had no shoes, then I met a man who had no...
It is simply untrue that all our institutions are evil,... that all politicians are mere...