There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
The proper words in the proper places are the true definition of style.
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should...
No preacher is listened to but time, which gives us the same train and turn...
It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold...
May you live all the days of your life.
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more...
Everybody wants to live forever, but nobody wants to grow old.
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
Most sorts of diversion in men, children and other animals, are in imitation of fighting.
When men grow virtuous in their old age, they are merely making a sacrifice to...
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.
I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in...
I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where...
Two friendships in two breasts requires The same aversions and desires.
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen...
He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.
Where I am not understood, it shall be concluded that something very useful and profound...
Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.