Oliver Goldsmith

1728 - 1774

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

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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

I'll be with you in the squeezing of a lemon.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: She Stoops to Conquer

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on country

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A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Deserted Village

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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

Contributed by: Zaady

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