With disadvantages enough to bring him to humility, a Scotsman is one of the proudest things alive.
Quote by Oliver Goldsmith
Oliver Goldsmith Quotes
How happy he who crowns in shades like these, A youth of labour with an...
Be not affronted at a joke. If one throw salt at thee, thou wilt receive...
Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues.
On the stage he was natural, simple, affecting, 'Twas only when he was off, he...
Honor sinks where commerce long prevails.
People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy after
The jests of the rich are ever successful.
Honour sinks where commerce long prevails.
As writers become more numerous, it is natural for readers to become more indolent.
Our Garrick's a salad; for in him we see, Oil, vinegar, sugar and saltiness agree
Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it...
Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no lies.
Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook.
A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he...
Tenderness is a virtue.
The true use of speech is not so much to express our wants as to...
The greatest object in the universe, says a certain philosopher, is a good man struggling...
The universe as we know it is a joint product of the observer and the...
May my soul bloom in love for all existence.
The celestial order and the beauty of the universe compel me to admit that there...