She who makes her husband and her children happy, who reclaims the one from vice, and trains up the other to virtue, is a much greater character than the ladies described in romance, whose whole occupation is to murder mankind…
Quote by Oliver Goldsmith
The jests of the rich are ever successful.
All that a husband or wife really wants is to be pitied a little, praised...
Write how you want, the critic shall show the world you could have written better.
Tenderness is a virtue.
Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall
Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.
Our pleasures are short, and can only charm at intervals; love is a method of...
Of all kinds of ambition, that which pursues poetical fame is the wildest
Our Garrick's a salad; for in him we see, Oil, vinegar, sugar and saltiness agree
Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and...
For just experience tells, in every soil, That those who think must govern those who...
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Law grinds the poor, and rich men rule the law.
Girls like to be played with, and rumpled a little too, sometimes.
He who seeks for applause only from without has all his happiness in another's keeping.
Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no lies.
I was ever of the opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up...
On the stage he was natural, simple, affecting, 'Twas only when he was off, he...
I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear...
Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same.