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
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break...
Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provision of life, and...
Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
No preacher is listened to but time, which gives us the same train and turn...
Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their...
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so...
Vanity is a mark of humility rather than of pride.
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken.
Whoever makes two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow where only...
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
Two friendships in two breasts requires The same aversions and desires.
He was a bold man that first eat on oyster.
A nice man is a man of nasty ideas.
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not...
There were many times my pants were so thin I could sit on a dime...
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...