Argument is the worst sort of conversation.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
Click on the picture of
Jonathan Swift quote
you want to see a larger version.
Jonathan Swift Quotes
When a true genius appears in the world you may know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in confederacy against him.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.
When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so much as take warning
May you live all the days of your life.
Some people take more care to hide their wisdom than their folly.
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love on another.
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.
There are fundamentalist psychopaths in every religion in the world. Every single one.
What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero.
Sin, guilt, neurosis they are one and the same, the fruit of the tree of knowledge.
We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
But I think it's up to a local congregation to determine whether or not a marriage should be blessed of God. And it shouldn't be up to the government.
Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.
When ambition ends, happiness begins.
Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune all these are names of the one and selfsame God.
Life is A gift from mother A wish from father But a choice from God.
The Bible is one of the most genocidal books in history.