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 heaven, past, resignation, and world

While Resignation gently slopes away, And all his prospects brightening to the last, His heaven commences ere the world be past.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Deserted Village

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on good and rules

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The twelve good rules, the royal game of goose.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Deserted Village

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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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