Jonathan Swift Quotes

The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman

Jonathan Swift

Proper words in proper places, make the true definition of style.

Jonathan Swift

Under this window in stormy weather I marry this man and woman together; Let none but Him who rules the thunder Put this man and woman asunder.

Jonathan Swift

Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.

Jonathan Swift

There is nothing in this world constant, but inconstancy.

Jonathan Swift

It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before, may legally be done again: and therefore they take special care to record all the decisions formerly made against common justice and the general reason of mankind.

Jonathan Swift

What some invent the rest enlarge.

Jonathan Swift

The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit.

Jonathan Swift

There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.

Jonathan Swift

Small causes are sufficient to make a man uneasy when great ones are not in the way. For want of a block he will stumble at a straw.

Jonathan Swift

Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age.

Jonathan Swift

Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken.

Jonathan Swift

May you live all the days of your life.

Jonathan Swift

Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off

Jonathan Swift

This is every cook's opinion -no savory dish without an onion,but lest your kissing should be spoiled your onions must be fully boiled.

Jonathan Swift

Observation is an old man's memory.

Jonathan Swift

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