"The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Jonathan Swift on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Jonathan Swift on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Jonathan Swift on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Jonathan Swift on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Jonathan Swift on Booker T. Washington
"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."