They may talk of a comet, or a burning mountain, or some such bagatelle; but to me a modest woman, dressed out in all her finery, is the most tremendous object of the whole creation.
Quote by Oliver Goldsmith
Men And Women Quotes
If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales.
Tenderness is a virtue.
Our greatest glory consists not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall.
Silence is become his mother tongue.
Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook.
The hours we pass with happy prospects in view are more pleasing than those crowded...
The greatest object in the universe, says a certain philosopher, is a good man struggling...
Man wants but little here below, nor wants that little long.
People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy after
The best way to make your audience laugh is to start laughing yourself.
Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain, With grammar, and nonsense, and learning, Good liquor, I stoutly...
People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy.
Every absurdity has a champion to defend it.
The first time I read an excellent work, it is to me just as if...
Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other.
Girls like to be played with, and rumpled a little too, sometimes.
I was ever of the opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up...
A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise...
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...