"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."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Jonathan Swift on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Jonathan Swift on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Jonathan Swift on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Jonathan Swift on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Jonathan Swift on Dalai Lama
"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."