Oliver Goldsmith

1728 - 1774

A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on art, charm, and heart

To me more dear, congenial to my heart, One native charm, than all the gloss of art.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Deserted Village

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on growth

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Man seems the only growth that dwindles here.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Traveller

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on dogs

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And in that town a dog was found, As many dogs there be, Both mongrel, puppy, whelp, and hound, And curs of low degree.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog

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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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