There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
Proper words in proper places make the true definiton of style.
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition...
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
Some people take more care to hide their wisdom, than their folly.
It is the folly of too many to mistake the echo of a London coffee-house...
Every dog must have his day.
Where I am not understood, it shall be concluded that something very useful and profound...
Most sorts of diversion in men, children and other animals, are in imitation of fighting.
The want of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot...
A nice man is a man of nasty ideas.
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.
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more...
It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before, may legally...
Your notions of friendship are new to me; I believe every man is born with...
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may...
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Under this window in stormy weather I marry this man and woman together; Let none...
Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever...