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Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches to conceive how others can be in want.

Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches to conceive how others can be in want.

by Jonathan Swift Found in: Charity Quotes,
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Faith, that's as well said as if I had said it myself.

Faith, that's as well said as if I had said it myself.

by Jonathan Swift Found in: Conceit Quotes,
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The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we read more

The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes.

by Jonathan Swift Found in: Want Quotes,
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Where Young must torture his invention
To flatter knaves, or lose his pension.

Where Young must torture his invention
To flatter knaves, or lose his pension.

by Jonathan Swift Found in: Flattery Quotes,
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A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying... that read more

A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying... that he is wiser today than yesterday.

by Jonathan Swift Found in: Shame Quotes,
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