Principally I hate and detest that animal called man; although I heartily love John, Peter, Thomas, and so forth.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us...
A lie is an excuse guarded
Don't set your wit against a child.
Observation is an old man's memory.
He was a bold man that first eat on oyster.
A nice man is a man of nasty ideas.
If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing, it would not have...
I've always believed no matter how many shots I miss, I'm going to make the...
My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
A lie does not consist in the indirect position of words, but in the desire...
Two friendships in two breasts requires The same aversions and desires.
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...
Vanity is a mark of humility rather than of pride.
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for the time,...
Art is the most passionate orgy within man's grasp.
Jump out the window if you are the object of passion. Flee it if you...
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.