As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.
Category: Jonathan Swift
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.
When a true genius appears in this world, you will know him by this sign, that all the dunces are in confederacy against him.
It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into.
May you live all the days of your life.