Jonathan Swift Quotes About Observation

Quotes about: Observation
  • A stander-by may sometimes, perhaps, see more of the game than he that plays it.

    Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols (1801). “Miscellaneous pieces”, p.4
  • Observation is an old man's memory.

    Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth (1755). “The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D. Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin: Accurately Revised in Six Volumes, Adorned with Copper-plates : with Some Account of the Author's Life and Notes Historical and Explanatory”

Jonathan Swift

  • Born: November 30, 1667
  • Died: October 19, 1745
  • Occupation: Pamphleteer
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