Oliver Goldsmith

1728 - 1774

A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith

But winter lingering chills the lap of May.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Traveller

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith

When they talk'd of their Raphaels, Correggios, and stuff, He shifted his trumpet and only took snuff.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: Retaliation

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on experience and justice

For just experience tells, in every soil, That those that think must govern those that toil.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Traveller

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith

Through torrid tracts with fainting steps they go, Where wild Altama murmurs to their woe.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Deserted Village

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on laziness and melancholy

Remote, unfriended, melancholy, slow, Or by the lazy Scheld or wandering Po.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Traveller

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith

And fools who came to scoff remain'd to pray.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Deserted Village

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on improvement and people

People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy after.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on love

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The bashful virgin's sidelong looks of love.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Deserted Village

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on silence

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Silence gives consent.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Good-Natured Man. Act 2

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on grief and silence

In all the silent manliness of grief.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Deserted Village

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