Silence is become his mother tongue.
Quote by Oliver Goldsmith
With disadvantages enough to bring him to humility, a Scotsman is one of the proudest...
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Honor sinks where commerce long prevails.
Our greatest glory consists not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall.
On the stage he was natural, simple, affecting, 'Twas only when he was off, he...
Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues.
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...
Romance and novel paint beauty in colors more charming than nature, and describe a happiness...
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.
Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.
All that a husband or wife really wants is to be pitied a little, praised...
I was ever of the opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up...
Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same.
Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and...
People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy after
I argue very well. Ask any of my remaining friends. I can win an argument...
To have common glories in the past, a common will in the present; to have...
People who count their chickens before they are hatched, act very wisely, because chickens run...