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66Nine quotes by Jonathan Swift99

Jonathan Swift (30 November 1667 – 19 October 1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories), poet and cleric who became Dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.

❝Better belly burst than good liquor be lost.❞ [+]

❝Fingers were made before forks, and hands before knives.❞ [+]

❝He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.❞ [+]

❝Life is a tragedy wherein we sit as spectators for a while and then act out our part in it.❞ [+]

❝May you live all the days of your life.❞ [+]

❝No wise man ever wished to be younger.❞ [+]

❝The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.❞ [+]

❝Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.❞ [+]

❝We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.❞ [+]

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