Jonathan Swift

1667 - 1745

A Quote by Jonathan Swift

Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.

Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745)

Source: Thoughts on Various Subjects.

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A Quote by Jonathan Swift on argument, books, conversation, and reading

Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is generally the worst sort of reading.

Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745)

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A Quote by Jonathan Swift on desires

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Every man desires to live long; but no man would be old.

Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745)

Source: Thoughts on Various Subjects

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A Quote by Jonathan Swift on day

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She 's no chicken; she 's on the wrong side of thirty, if she be a day.

Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745)

Source: Polite Conversation. Dialogue i.

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