Oliver Goldsmith

1728 - 1774

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 on agreement

Our Garrick 's a salad; for in him we see Oil, vinegar, sugar, and saltness agree!

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: Retaliation

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith

The land of scholars and the nurse of arms.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Traveller

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on mountains

So the loud torrent and the whirlwind's roar But bind him to his native mountains more.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Traveller

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on day

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A night-cap deck'd his brows instead of bay,- A cap by night, a stocking all the day.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: Description of an Author's Bed-chamber.

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on questions

Ask me no questions, and I 'll tell you no fibs.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: She Stoops to Conquer

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on flattery and men

A flattering painter, who made it his care To draw men as they ought to be, not as they are.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: Retaliation

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith

Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: Retaliation

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