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
Brisk talkers are usually slow thinkers. There is, indeed, no wild beast more to be dreaded than a communicative man having nothing to communicate. If you are civil to the voluble they will abuse your patience; if brusque, your character.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The axe of intemperance has lopped off his green boughs and left him a withered trunk.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A poor spirit is poorer than a poor purse. A very few pounds a year would ease a man of the scandal of avarice.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provision of life, and are allured by their appetites to their destruction.More Jonathan Swift quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I know Sir John will go, though he was sure it would rain cats and dogs.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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