When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in...
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...
The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting...
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition...
A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen...
My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before, may legally...
Whoever makes two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow where only...
I have almost done with harridans, and shall soon become old enough to fall in...
I've always believed no matter how many shots I miss, I'm going to make the...
Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem
Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off
A lie is an excuse guarded
The greatest inventions were produced in the times of ignorance, as the use of the...
Observation is an old man's memory.
He alone is an acute observer, who can observe minutely without being observed
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.