Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift

Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories), poet and cleric who became Dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin
I can discover no political evil in suffering bullies, sharpers, and rakes, to rid the world of each other by a method of their own; where the law hath not been able to find an expedient.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A pleasant traveling companion helps us on our journey as much as
a carriage.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Though Diogenes lived in a tub, there might be, for aught I know, as much pride under his rags, as in the fine-spun garments of the divine Plato.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When any one person or body of men seize into their hands the power in the last resort, there is properly no longer a government, but what Aristotle and his followers call the abuse and corruption of one.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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