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We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love on another.

Jonathan Swift

May you live every day of your life.

Jonathan Swift

The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes.

Jonathan Swift

How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so much as take warning

Jonathan Swift

Some people take more care to hide their wisdom than their folly.

Jonathan Swift

May you live all the days of your life.

Jonathan Swift

Argument is the worst sort of conversation.

Jonathan Swift

A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.

Jonathan Swift

Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches as to conceive how others can be in want.

Jonathan Swift

Faith he must make his stories shorter Or change his comrades once a quarter.

Jonathan Swift

Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.

Jonathan Swift

As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.

Jonathan Swift

It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.

Jonathan Swift

When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.

Jonathan Swift

Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.

Jonathan Swift

It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into.

Jonathan Swift

I row after health like a waterman...

Jonathan Swift

One 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 Swift

No wise man ever wished to be younger.

Jonathan Swift



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