But when a Man???s Fancy gets astride on his Reason, when Imagination is at Cuffs with the Senses, and common Understanding, as well as common Sense, is Kickt out of Doors; the first Proselyte he makes, is Himself, and when that is once compass???d, the Diffi
Jonathan Swift Quotes
For the rest, Whatever we have got has been by infinite labor, and search, and ranging through every corner of nature; the difference is that instead of dirt and poison, we have rather chosen to fill our hives with honey and wax, thus furnishing mankind
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so much as take warning
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.