Oliver Goldsmith

1728 - 1774

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 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

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on fashion, heart, and joy

And e'en while fashion's brightest arts decoy, The heart distrusting asks if this be joy.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: The Deserted Village

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on clothes, day, friendship, heart, and kindness

A kind and gentle heart he had, To comfort friends and foes; The naked every day he clad When he put on his clothes.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith

The king himself has followed her When she has walk'd before.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: Elegy on Mrs. Mary Blaize

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A Quote by Oliver Goldsmith on good, people, and praise

Good people all, with one accord, Lament for Madam Blaize, Who never wanted a good word From those who spoke her praise.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)

Source: Elegy on Mrs. Mary Blaize

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