Vanity is a mark of humility rather than of pride.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
Every dog must have his day.
The want of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot...
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so...
The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all...
Happiness is a perpetual possession of being well-deceived
Under this window in stormy weather I marry this man and woman together; Let none...
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
The proper words in the proper places are the true definition of style.
One of the best rules in conversation is, never to say a thing which any...
There is nothing constant in this world but inconsistency.
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should...
My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign,...
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong,...
Observation is an old man's memory.
He alone is an acute observer, who can observe minutely without being observed
The observation of others is coloured by our inability to observe ourselves impartially. We can...