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
Principally I hate and detest that animal called man; although I heartily love John, Peter,...
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
Books, the children of the brain.
Every dog must have his day.
The latter part of a wise person's life is occupied with curing the follies, prejudices...
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
Laws are best explained, interpreted and applied by those whose interest and abilities lie in...
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their...
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may...
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Whoever makes two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow where only...
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen...
The greatest inventions were produced in the times of ignorance, as the use of the...
A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break...
Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their...
Observation is an old man's memory.
Opportunities are often things you haven't noticed the first time around.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.