Of all kinds of ambition, that which pursues poetical fame is the wildest
Quote by Oliver Goldsmith
Our Garrick's a salad; for in him we see, Oil, vinegar, sugar and saltiness agree
For just experience tells, in every soil, That those who think must govern those who...
Our greatest glory consists not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall.
Our pleasures are short, and can only charm at intervals; love is a method of...
She who makes her husband and her children happy, who reclaims the one from vice,...
Silence is become his mother tongue.
They say women and music should never be dated.
A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he...
Tenderness is a virtue.
Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same.
Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other.
I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old...
Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.
Write how you want, the critic shall show the world you could have written better.
The greatest object in the universe, says a certain philosopher, is a good man struggling...
I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear...
Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and...
Man wants but little here below, nor wants that little long.
On the stage he was natural, simple, affecting, 'Twas only when he was off, he...
Could a man live by it, it were not unpleasant employment to be a poet.