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
My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the...
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us...
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
Power is no blessing in itself, except when it is used to protect the innocent.
Principally I hate and detest that animal called man; although I heartily love John, Peter,...
No preacher is listened to but time, which gives us the same train and turn...
Two friendships in two breasts requires The same aversions and desires.
Observation is an old man's memory.
I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in...
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
Every dog must have his day.
Some men, under the notion of weeding out prejudices, eradicate virtue, honesty, and religion
He was a bold man that first eat on oyster.
Whoever makes two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow where only...
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break...
Happiness is a perpetual possession of being well-deceived
Laws are best explained, interpreted and applied by those whose interest and abilities lie in...
I suppose that writers should, in a way, feel flattered by the censorship laws. They...
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.