It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death should ever have been designed by Providence as an evil to mankind.
Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745)
Contributed by: Zaady
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet. and Doctor Merryman.
Source: Polite Conversation
Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is generally the worst sort of reading.
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more believe than that the accidental jumbling of the alphabet would fall into a most ingenious treatise of philosophy.
If it had been a bear it would have bit you.
Source: Polite Conversation. Dialogue i.
There's none so blind as they that won't see.
Do you think I was born in a wood to be afraid of an owl?
I won't quarrel with my bread and butter.
It is is men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not.
She wears her clothes as if they were thrown on with a pitchfork.
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