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 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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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on dogs and privacy

The dog, to gain his private ends, Went mad, and bit the man.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on dogs

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The man recovered of the bite, The dog it was that died.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog

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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

Contributed by: Zaady

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