The company of fools may first make us smile, but in the end we always feel melancholy.
Quote by Oliver Goldsmith
Oliver Goldsmith Quotes
Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it...
Of all kinds of ambition, that which pursues poetical fame is the wildest
A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he...
Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues.
I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear...
All that a husband or wife really wants is to be pitied a little, praised...
The jests of the rich are ever successful.
The true use of speech is not so much to express our wants as to...
Where wealth accumulates, men decay.
Be not affronted at a joke. If one throw salt at thee, thou wilt receive...
Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.
With disadvantages enough to bring him to humility, a Scotsman is one of the proudest...
I do not love a man who is zealous for nothing
If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales.
There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence that we can scarce weed out...
Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same.
Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.
For just experience tells, in every soil, That those who think must govern those who...
Wisdom is the daughter of experience.
God's way of answering the Christian's prayer for more patience, experience, hope and love often...