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 saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where...
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us...
Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken.
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem
The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting...
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the...
Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off
Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for the time,...
May you live all the days of your life.
A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.
I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in...
Observation is an old man's memory.
Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition...
Nothing is so great an example of bad manners as flattery. If you flatter all...
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
We are so fond on one another because our ailments are the same.
I've always believed no matter how many shots I miss, I'm going to make the...