19 RESULTS FOR: Jonathan Swift
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love on another.
Jonathan SwiftMay you live every day of your life.
Jonathan SwiftThe stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes.
Jonathan SwiftHow is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so much as take warning
Jonathan SwiftSome people take more care to hide their wisdom than their folly.
Jonathan SwiftMay you live all the days of your life.
Jonathan SwiftArgument is the worst sort of conversation.
Jonathan SwiftA wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
Jonathan SwiftNothing is so hard for those who abound in riches as to conceive how others can be in want.
Jonathan SwiftFaith he must make his stories shorter Or change his comrades once a quarter.
Jonathan SwiftCensure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
Jonathan SwiftAs blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.
Jonathan SwiftIt is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.
Jonathan SwiftWhen a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
Jonathan SwiftAmbition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
Jonathan SwiftIt is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into.
Jonathan SwiftI row after health like a waterman...
Jonathan SwiftOne of the best rules in conversation is, never to say a thing which any of the company can reasonably wish had been left unsaid.
Jonathan SwiftNo wise man ever wished to be younger.