Where wealth accumulates, men decay.
Quote by Oliver Goldsmith
Oliver Goldsmith Quotes
A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he...
Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook.
Law grinds the poor, and rich men rule the law.
Honour sinks where commerce long prevails.
Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.
To the last moment of his breath, On hope the wretch relies; And even the...
The hours we pass with happy prospects in view are more pleasing than those crowded...
I do not love a man who is zealous for nothing
I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear...
The company of fools may first make us smile, but in the end we always...
Honor sinks where commerce long prevails.
Our pleasures are short, and can only charm at intervals; love is a method of...
The best way to make your audience laugh is to start laughing yourself.
Tenderness is a virtue.
They say women and music should never be dated.
Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.
Romance and novel paint beauty in colors more charming than nature, and describe a happiness...
They may talk of a comet, or a burning mountain, or some such bagatelle; but...
A woman's answer is never to seek
When a man meets catastrophe on the road, he looks in his purse, but a...