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
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If we take an examination of what is understood by happiness ... we shall find all its properties ... under this short definition, that it is a perpetual possession of being well deceived.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nothing is so great an example of bad manners as flattery. If you flatter all the company, you please none; If you flatter only one or two, you offend the rest.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Although the devil be the father of lies, he seems, like other great inventors, to have lost much of his reputation by the continual improvements that have been made upon him.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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