What they do in heaven we are ignorant of; what they do not do we are told expressly.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
The proper words in the proper places are the true definition of style.
I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in...
Venus, a beautiful, good-natured lady, was the goddess of love; Juno, a terrible shrew, the...
It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before, may legally...
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
All fits of pleasure are balanced by an equal degree of pain or languor; it...
I have almost done with harridans, and shall soon become old enough to fall in...
As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more...
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition...
Proper words in proper places make the true definiton of style.
One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good.
Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
Your notions of friendship are new to me; I believe every man is born with...
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever...
I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not...
There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.