There is nothing constant in this world but inconsistency.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
It is the folly of too many to mistake the echo of a London coffee-house...
Everybody wants to live forever, but nobody wants to grow old.
Principally I hate and detest that animal called man; although I heartily love John, Peter,...
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...
He was a bold man that first eat on oyster.
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen...
Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is...
We are so fond on one another because our ailments are the same.
Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem
A lie is an excuse guarded
Nothing is so great an example of bad manners as flattery. If you flatter all...
He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.
Every dog must have his day.
The latter part of a wise person's life is occupied with curing the follies, prejudices...
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
Power is no blessing in itself, except when it is used to protect the innocent.
It is true you cannot eat freedom and you cannot power machinery with democracy. But...
All power is a compound of time and patience