Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook.
Quote by Oliver Goldsmith
Oliver Goldsmith Quotes
Of all kinds of ambition, that which pursues poetical fame is the wildest
Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry
Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it...
Silence is become his mother tongue.
The jests of the rich are ever successful.
Could a man live by it, it were not unpleasant employment to be a poet.
To the last moment of his breath, On hope the wretch relies; And even the...
Laws grind the poor, and rich men rule the law
Our Garrick's a salad; for in him we see, Oil, vinegar, sugar and saltiness agree
Girls like to be played with, and rumpled a little too, sometimes.
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence that we can scarce weed out...
Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.
Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain, With grammar, and nonsense, and learning, Good liquor, I stoutly...
Law grinds the poor, and rich men rule the law.
The greatest object in the universe, says a certain philosopher, is a good man struggling...
Tenderness is a virtue.
All that a husband or wife really wants is to be pitied a little, praised...
A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise...
If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales.