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
He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.
Two friendships in two breasts requires The same aversions and desires.
I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in...
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the...
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
The greatest inventions were produced in the times of ignorance, as the use of the...
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
There were many times my pants were so thin I could sit on a dime...
I have now lost my barrier between me and death; God grant I may live...
Some people take more care to hide their wisdom, than their folly.
Venus, a beautiful, good-natured lady, was the goddess of love; Juno, a terrible shrew, the...
The want of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot...
When men grow virtuous in their old age, they are merely making a sacrifice to...
Principally I hate and detest that animal called man; although I heartily love John, Peter,...
May you live all the days of your life.
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.