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Jonathan Swift Quotes
Brief author info: Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) English satirist.
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A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
The most positive men are the most credulous.
I have known some men possessed of good qualities which were very serviceable to others, but useless to themselves; like a sun-dial on the front of a house, to inform the neighbours and passengers, but not the owner within.
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through.
If a man makes me keep my distance, the comfort is, he keeps his at the same time.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
Bachelor's fare: bread and cheese and kisses.
Tis very warm weather when one s in bed.
There is nothing in this world constant but inconstancy.
The two maxims of any great man at court are, always to keep his countenance, and never to keep his word.
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