Jonathan Swift Quotes

Taverns are places where madness is sold by the bottle.

The greatest inventions were produced in the times of ignorance, as the use of the compass, gunpowder, and printing.

Better belly burst than good liquor be lost.

Every dog must have his day.

The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.

Bachelor’s fare: Bread, cheese, and kisses.

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

Argument is the worst sort of conversation.

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.

Complaint is the largest tribute Heaven receives.