Argument is the worst sort of conversation.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
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It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into.
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
Some people take more care to hide their wisdom than their folly.
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so much as take warning
When a true genius appears in the world you may know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in confederacy against him.
The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes.
I row after health like a waterman...
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
War is a game that is played with a smile. If you can't smile, grin. If you can't grin, keep out of the way till you can.
It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.
Poetry is not only dream and vision it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before.
Advertising ministers to the spiritual side of trade. It is great power that has been entrusted to your keeping which charges you with the high responsibility of inspiring and ennobling the commercial world. It is all part of the greater work of the regeneration and redemption of mankind.
Because of a great love, one is courageous.
The selfish 'ME' is quietly different from the generous 'US'
I can talk to my dad like he's my manager, and put 'Dad' on the back burner. We've been doing it since I was 13.
Scholastic learning and polemical divinity retarded the growth of all true knowledge.