I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear well.
Quote by Oliver Goldsmith
Oliver Goldsmith Quotes
I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear...
Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other.
Silence is become his mother tongue.
Be not affronted at a joke. If one throw salt at thee, thou wilt receive...
Could a man live by it, it were not unpleasant employment to be a poet.
Write how you want, the critic shall show the world you could have written better.
Tenderness is a virtue.
The first time I read an excellent work, it is to me just as if...
Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no lies.
People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy after
I was ever of the opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up...
The malicious sneer is improperly called laughter.
Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same.
He who seeks for applause only from without has all his happiness in another's keeping.
Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall
If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales.
Man wants but little here below, nor wants that little long.
The greatest object in the universe, says a certain philosopher, is a good man struggling...
God may be subtle, but he isn't plain mean.
Some people swallow the universe like a pill; they travel on through the world, like...