(1667-1745) Irish-born English Writer
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Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches as to conceive how others can be in want.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit.
Vision is the art of seeing the invisible.
When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.