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
No preacher is listened to but time, which gives us the same train and turn of thought that elder people have in vain tried to put into our heads before.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Your notions of friendship are new to me; I believe every man is born with his quantum, and he cannot give to one without robbing another. I very well know to whom I would give the first place in my friendship, but they are not in the way, I am condemned to another scene, and therefore I distribute it in pennyworths to those about me, and who displease me least, and should do the same to my fellow prisoners if I were condemned to a jail.More Jonathan Swift quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Brisk talkers are generally slow thinkers.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
War: that mad game the world so loves to play.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He was a bold man that first eat an oyster.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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