Oliver Goldsmith

1728 - 1774

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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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on men

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Measures, not men, have always been my mark.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Good-Natured Man

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on doubt, faults, pleasure, reason, and wisdom

Who mix'd reason with pleasure, and wisdom with mirth: If he had any faults, he has left us in doubt.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: Retaliation

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on modesty

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Her modest looks the cottage might adorn, Sweet as the primrose peeps beneath the thorn.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Deserted Village

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on brothers, heart, and pain

Where'er I roam, whatever realms to see, My heart untravell'd fondly turns to thee; Still to my brother turns with ceaseless pain, And drags at each remove a lengthening chain.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Traveller

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