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
Two friendships in two breasts requires The same aversions and desires.
My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
A lie is an excuse guarded
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition...
Happiness is a perpetual possession of being well-deceived
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
Books, the children of the brain.
When men grow virtuous in their old age, they are merely making a sacrifice to...
Venus, a beautiful, good-natured lady, was the goddess of love; Juno, a terrible shrew, the...
Power is no blessing in itself, except when it is used to protect the innocent.
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
Better belly burst than good liquor be lost.
Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their...
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may...
Some men, under the notion of weeding out prejudices, eradicate virtue, honesty, and religion
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where...
Nothing is so great an example of bad manners as flattery. If you flatter all...
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.