"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."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Jonathan Swift on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Jonathan Swift on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Jonathan Swift on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Jonathan Swift on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Jonathan Swift on Oscar Wilde
"No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to receive new information from age and experience."
"Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age."
"Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age."
"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."
"Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others."