Our Garrick's a salad; for in him we see, Oil, vinegar, sugar and saltiness agree
Quote by Oliver Goldsmith
Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and...
Our pleasures are short, and can only charm at intervals; love is a method of...
If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales.
Honour sinks where commerce long prevails.
Our greatest glory consists not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall.
He who seeks for applause only from without has all his happiness in another's keeping.
The company of fools may first make us smile, but in the end we always...
Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other.
The first time I read an excellent work, it is to me just as if...
The true use of speech is not so much to express our wants as to...
Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no lies.
Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook.
The jests of the rich are ever successful.
A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise...
Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry
Law grinds the poor, and rich men rule the law.
Write how you want, the critic shall show the world you could have written better.
The hours we pass with happy prospects in view are more pleasing than those crowded...
Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain, With grammar, and nonsense, and learning, Good liquor, I stoutly...
Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues.