How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so much as take warning
Quote by Jonathan Swift
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A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
We have enough religion to hate each other, but not enough to love each other.
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.
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love, one another.
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.
Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
May you live every day of your life.
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Happiness isn't happiness unless there's a violin-playing goat.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
I have a terrific marriage, but unlike a lot of relationships where they ebb and flow, no matter what happens you fall deeper and deeper in love every day. It's kind of the best thing that can happen to you. It's thrilling.
Old men are dangerous: it doesn't matter to them what is going to happen to the world.
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
To be given the opportunity to help shape new artists' careers and mentor them to see their dreams come to fruition is a task I welcome with open arms.
I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it.
With the never-ending stream of new social technologies, apps and platforms rolling out every day, its easy to get lost in the minutiae of social media. Yet for there to be effective change, especially within large, top-down, hierarchical institutions, a company must have an over-arching understanding of the new role it has to play.