The latter part of a wise person's life is occupied with curing the follies, prejudices and false opinions they contracted earlier.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provision of life, and...
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
There were many times my pants were so thin I could sit on a dime...
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign,...
Your notions of friendship are new to me; I believe every man is born with...
Most sorts of diversion in men, children and other animals, are in imitation of fighting.
Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches as to conceive how others...
Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is...
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
May you live every day of your life.
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before, may legally...
Two friendships in two breasts requires The same aversions and desires.
He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us...
Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is...
He was a bold man that first eat on oyster.
Positiveness is a good quality for preachers and speakers because, whoever shares his thoughts with...
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.