I was ever of the opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up a large family, did more service than he who continued single, and only talked of population.
Quote by Oliver Goldsmith
Oliver Goldsmith Quotes
Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it...
Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other.
Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.
The jests of the rich are ever successful.
The hours we pass with happy prospects in view are more pleasing than those crowded...
How happy he who crowns in shades like these, A youth of labour with an...
He who seeks for applause only from without has all his happiness in another's keeping.
I do not love a man who is zealous for nothing
Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and...
Tenderness is a virtue.
She who makes her husband and her children happy, who reclaims the one from vice,...
Our Garrick's a salad; for in him we see, Oil, vinegar, sugar and saltiness agree
Where wealth accumulates, men decay.
People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy.
The greatest object in the universe, says a certain philosopher, is a good man struggling...
Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no lies.
Aromatic plants bestow no spicy fragrance while they grow; but crush'd or trodden to the...
Laws grind the poor, and rich men rule the law
A good marriage is the exception that proves who rules.
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we...