Oliver Goldsmith

1728 - 1774

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 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

Contributed by: Zaady

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