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Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745)
Irish essayist, novelist, & satirist [more author details]
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A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
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Jonathan Swift
He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.
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Jonathan Swift
I row after health like a waterman...
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Jonathan Swift
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
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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.
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Jonathan Swift
It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into.
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Jonathan Swift
May you live all the days of your life.
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Jonathan Swift
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
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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.
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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.
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Jonathan Swift
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
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Jonathan Swift, Miscellanies, 1711
When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
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Jonathan Swift, Thoughts on Various Subjects
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.
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Jonathan Swift, Thoughts on Various Subjects, 1711

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Showing quotations 1 to 13 of 13 total.
 
Showing quotations 1 to 13 of 13 total
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