Two friendships in two breasts requires The same aversions and desires.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen...
A lie is an excuse guarded
The latter part of a wise person's life is occupied with curing the follies, prejudices...
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...
Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.
Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off
Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches as to conceive how others...
When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign,...
Books, the children of the brain.
Laws are best explained, interpreted and applied by those whose interest and abilities lie in...
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good.
There were many times my pants were so thin I could sit on a dime...
The greatest inventions were produced in the times of ignorance, as the use of the...
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break...
Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.
Most sorts of diversion in men, children and other animals, are in imitation of fighting.
Once kick the world, and the world and you will live together at a reasonably...