That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more believe than that the accidental jumbling of the alphabet would fall into a most ingenious treatise of philosophy
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Proper words in proper places make the true definiton of style.
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition...
Two friendships in two breasts requires The same aversions and desires.
Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their...
It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold...
A lie is an excuse guarded
May you live all the days of your life.
No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to...
Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches as to conceive how others...
A lie does not consist in the indirect position of words, but in the desire...
Books, the children of the brain.
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
The want of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot...
Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever...
My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
There is nothing constant in this world but inconsistency.
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong,...
Observation is an old man's memory.
Opportunities are often things you haven't noticed the first time around.
We cannot create observers by saying observe, but by giving them the power and the...