It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.
Quote by Jonathan Swift
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We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love, one another.
When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
Faith he must make his stories shorter Or change his comrades once a quarter.
I row after health like a waterman...
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
Fine words! I wonder where you stole them.
May you live every day of your life.
He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
No journalist has ever been in my house and no photographs have ever been taken of where I live. I don't parade my family out for display, which is the way it will stay.
I don't deny that there are problems in the intelligence world, but I would argue that in the UK we try to uphold the highest standards in the world.
The love of our private friends is the only preparatory exercise for the love of all men.
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is not given to men.
You know who is against democracy in the Middle East? The husbands. They got used to their way of life. Now, the traditional way of life must change. Everybody must change. If you don't give equal rights to women, you can't progress.
There's only one thing that can kill the movies, and that's education.
If men and women are to understand each other, to enter into each other's nature with mutual sympathy, and to become capable of genuine comradeship, the foundation must be laid in youth.
It's time for the party of big ideas, not the party of Big Brother!
Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.
The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.