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
Style may defined as the proper words in the proper places.More Jonathan Swift quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The tiny Lilliputians surmise that Gulliver's watch may be his god, because it is that which, he admits, he seldom does anything without consulting.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]
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]
Kitchen Physic is the best Physic.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

Quotes of the month

George Gordon Byron This is to be mortal, And seek the things beyond mortality. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Albert Camus Somebody has to have the last word. If not, every argument could be opposed by another and we'd never be done with it. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Michael Landon I've got nine kids, nine dogs, three grandkids - and one in the oven. And three parrots! [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Helen Keller The things you do today that you don't have to do will determine who, what, and where you will be when it is too late to do anything about the things you should have done. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Henry David Thoreau Treat your friends for what you know them to be. Regard no surfaces. Consider not what they did, but what they intended. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More