A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or future.
Quote by Oliver Goldsmith
Oliver Goldsmith Quotes
The greatest object in the universe, says a certain philosopher, is a good man struggling...
I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old...
Tenderness is a virtue.
Every absurdity has a champion to defend it.
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Our greatest glory consists not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall.
Girls like to be played with, and rumpled a little too, sometimes.
People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy.
Law grinds the poor, and rich men rule the law.
Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues.
The best way to make your audience laugh is to start laughing yourself.
I was ever of the opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up...
Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no lies.
The company of fools may first make us smile, but in the end we always...
People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy after
Be not affronted at a joke. If one throw salt at thee, thou wilt receive...
How happy he who crowns in shades like these, A youth of labour with an...
The jests of the rich are ever successful.
Man wants but little here below, nor wants that little long.
Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and...