Your notions of friendship are new to me; I believe every man is born with his quantum, and he cannot give to one without robbing another. I very well know to whom I would give the first place in my…
Quote by Jonathan Swift
When men grow virtuous in their old age, they are merely making a sacrifice to...
Nothing is so great an example of bad manners as flattery. If you flatter all...
Proper words in proper places make the true definiton of style.
Happiness is a perpetual possession of being well-deceived
I have almost done with harridans, and shall soon become old enough to fall in...
Some men, under the notion of weeding out prejudices, eradicate virtue, honesty, and religion
Where I am not understood, it shall be concluded that something very useful and profound...
Most sorts of diversion in men, children and other animals, are in imitation of fighting.
May you live all the days of your life.
We are so fond on one another because our ailments are the same.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
All fits of pleasure are balanced by an equal degree of pain or languor; it...
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold...
He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.
Observation is an old man's memory.
If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing, it would not have...