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
Vanity is a mark of humility rather than of pride.
Proper words in proper places make the true definiton of style.
I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where...
Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is...
Under this window in stormy weather I marry this man and woman together; Let none...
Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken.
No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to...
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not...
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Two friendships in two breasts requires The same aversions and desires.
Words are but wind; and learning is nothing but words; ergo, learning is nothing but...
Power is no blessing in itself, except when it is used to protect the innocent.
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition...
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
Happiness is a perpetual possession of being well-deceived
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
I have now lost my barrier between me and death; God grant I may live...
Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give...
The qualities most needed are charity and tolerance, not some form of fanatical faith such...