Jonathan Swift Quotes


When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign; that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
Argument is the worst sort of conversation.
He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.
Star May you live all the days of your life.
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
Fine words! I wonder where you stole them.
The latter part of a man's life is taken up in curing the follies, prejudices, and false opinions he had contracted in the former.
Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.
Positiveness is a good quality for preachers and speakers because, whoever shares his thoughts with the public will convince them as he himself appears convinced.
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
There is nothing in this world constant but inconstancy.
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.

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