Oliver Goldsmith

1728 - 1774

A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on truth

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Truth from his lips prevail'd with double sway, 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

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

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Deserted Village

Contributed by: Zaady

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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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on bliss

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Thou source of all my bliss and all my woe, That found'st me poor at first, and keep'st me so.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Deserted Village

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on caring, children, and sports

By sports like these are all their cares beguil'd; The sports of children satisfy the child.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Traveller

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on acting and simplicity

On the stage he was natural, simple, affecting; 'T was only that when he was off he was acting.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: Retaliation

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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

Contributed by: Zaady

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