Quotation Explorer - '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
Every dog must have his day. - Jonathan Swift
May you live every day of your life. - Jonathan Swift
Coffee makes us severe, and grave and philosophical. - 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
It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into. - Jonathan Swift
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another. - Jonathan Swift
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through. - 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
We have enough religion to hate each other, but not enough to love each other. - 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
No wise man ever wished to be younger. - Jonathan Swift
May you live all the days of your life. - Jonathan Swift
There is nothing in this world constant, but inconsistancy. - Jonathan Swift
If a man makes me keep my distance, the comfort is, he keeps his at the same time. - Jonathan Swift
When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. - Jonathan Swift
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived. - Jonathan Swift
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by Providence as an evil to mankind. - Jonathan Swift
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more believe than that the accidental jumbling of the alphabet would fall into a most ingenious treatise of philosophy. - Jonathan Swift
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love, one another. - Jonathan Swift
He was a bold man that first ate an oyster. - Jonathan Swift
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart. - Jonathan Swift
Fine words! I wonder where you stole them. - Jonathan Swift
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible. - Jonathan Swift
As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold. - Jonathan Swift
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping. - Jonathan Swift
When a true genius appears in the world you may know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in confederacy against him. - Jonathan Swift
I row after health like a waterman... - Jonathan Swift
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing. - Jonathan Swift
When a true genius appears in this world you may know him by this sign, that the dines are all in confederacy against him. - Jonathan Swift
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