Oliver Goldsmith

1728 - 1774

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 boasts, country, home, and patriotism

Such is the patriot's boast, where'er we roam,- His first, best country ever is at home.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Traveller

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on hope

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Hope, like the gleaming taper's light, Adorns and cheers our way; And still, as darker grows the night, Emits a brighter ray.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Captivity

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on death, expectation, and hope

To the last moment of his breath, On hope the wretch relies; And even the pang preceding death Bids expectation rise.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Captivity

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith

Like the bee, we should make our industry our amusement.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Traveller

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on companions, health, ignorance, innocence, and wealth

His best companions, innocence and health; And his best riches, ignorance of wealth.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Deserted Village

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith

Luke's iron crown, and Damien's bed of steel.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Traveller

Contributed by: Zaady

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