Jonathan Swift


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. Swift is remembered for works such as Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal, A Journal to Stella, Drapier's Letters, The Battle of the Books, An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity and A Tale of a Tub.

Tuesday Jul 26, 2022

Jonathan Swift: Being wrong

You should never be ashamed to admit you have been wrong. It only proves you are wiser today than yesterday.

Monday Jan 23, 2017

Jonathan Swift: He who expects nothing

Blessed is he who expects nothing,
for he shall never be disappointed.

Tuesday Dec 22, 2015

Jonathan Swift: Live!

May you live every day of your life.