With disadvantages enough to bring him to humility, a Scotsman is one of the proudest things alive.
Quote by Oliver Goldsmith
Oliver Goldsmith Quotes
Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it...
I do not love a man who is zealous for nothing
Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall
Law grinds the poor, and rich men rule the law.
If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales.
Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain, With grammar, and nonsense, and learning, Good liquor, I stoutly...
I was ever of the opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up...
Man wants but little here below, nor wants that little long.
The jests of the rich are ever successful.
Silence is become his mother tongue.
Honor sinks where commerce long prevails.
The malicious sneer is improperly called laughter.
I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear...
The hours we pass with happy prospects in view are more pleasing than those crowded...
Our pleasures are short, and can only charm at intervals; love is a method of...
A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise...
As writers become more numerous, it is natural for readers to become more indolent.
All that a husband or wife really wants is to be pitied a little, praised...
Husbands never become good; they merely become proficient
The only good husbands stay bachelors: They're too considerate to get married.
Try praising your wife, even if it does frighten her at first