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Jonathan Swift Quotes

Here find a collection of inspirational Jonathan Swift quotes. This famous Irish Author lived from 1667 to 1745, but his words still inspire people today. We hope you enjoy these inspirational quotes.

A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
Jonathan Swift

No wise man ever wished to be younger.
Jonathan Swift

I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in the morning.
Jonathan Swift

May you live every day of your life.
Jonathan Swift

One of the best rules in conversation is, never to say a thing which any of the company can reasonably wish had been left unsaid.
Jonathan Swift

There is nothing in this world constant but inconstancy.
Jonathan Swift

Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever makes the fewest people uneasy is the best bred in the room.
Jonathan Swift

There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.
Jonathan Swift

Books, the children of the brain.
Jonathan Swift

There's none so blind as they that won't see.
Jonathan Swift

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
Jonathan Swift

Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody else has thought.
Jonathan Swift

No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to receive new information from age and experience.
Jonathan Swift

Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.
Jonathan Swift

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Jonathan Swift

A kindness spontaneously offered to him who needs it, is doubly gratifying.
Jonathan Swift

Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.
Jonathan Swift

Complaint is the largest tribute Heaven receives.
Jonathan Swift



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