Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift




Born: November 30, 1667
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: October 19, 1745

Occupation: Author
Profile: The greatest of English satirists. Best known for Gulliver's Travels.

Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonathan_Swift
Number of Quotes: 6






Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.

Every man desires to live long but no man would be old.

He was a bold man that first eat an oyster.

I shall be like that tree, I shall die at the top.

May you live all the days of your life.

There are few wild beasts more to be dreaded than a talking man having nothing to say.

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