Oliver Goldsmith

1728 - 1774

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 children and skill

Alike all ages. Dames of ancient days Have led their children through the mirthful maze, And the gay grandsire, skill'd in gestic lore, Has frisk'd beneath the burden of threescore.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Traveller

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on men

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Little things are great to little men.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith

These little things are great to little man.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Traveller

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on pride

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Pride in their port, defiance in their eye, I see the lords of humankind pass by.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Traveller

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on dogs, laughter, and mind

The watch-dog's voice that bay'd the whispering wind, And the loud laugh that spoke the vacant mind.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Deserted Village

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on books, friendship, love, manners, and wine

I love everything that's old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: She Stoops to Conquer

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on faults and love

All his faults are such that one loves him still the better for them.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Good-Natured Man. Act i.

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on heaven and luxury

O Luxury! thou curst by Heaven's decree!

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Deserted Village

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on good, learning, and luxury

And learn the luxury of doing good.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Traveller

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