The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
May you live all the days of your life.
Words are but wind; and learning is nothing but words; ergo, learning is nothing but...
Better belly burst than good liquor be lost.
A nice man is a man of nasty ideas.
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
What they do in heaven we are ignorant of; what they do not do we...
A lie is an excuse guarded
Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is...
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
Vanity is a mark of humility rather than of pride.
Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.
Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their...
Every dog must have his day.
Once kick the world, and the world and you will live together at a reasonably...
Principally I hate and detest that animal called man; although I heartily love John, Peter,...
The greatest inventions were produced in the times of ignorance, as the use of the...
I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart...
An amazing invention - but who would ever want to use one?
America is a nation that conceives many odd inventions for getting somewhere but it can...