When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in a confederacy against him.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift Quotes
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen...
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break...
I have almost done with harridans, and shall soon become old enough to fall in...
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Some men, under the notion of weeding out prejudices, eradicate virtue, honesty, and religion
I've always believed no matter how many shots I miss, I'm going to make the...
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good.
Your notions of friendship are new to me; I believe every man is born with...
He was a bold man that first eat on oyster.
There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.
It is the folly of too many to mistake the echo of a London coffee-house...
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
Observation is an old man's memory.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the...
The proper words in the proper places are the true definition of style.
I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where...
Under this window in stormy weather I marry this man and woman together; Let none...
A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.