Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith

English writer
It has been remarked that almost every character which has excited either attention or pity has owed part of its success to merit, and part to a happy concurrence of circumstances in its favor. Had Caesar or Cromwell exchanged countries, the one might have been a sergeant and the other an exciseman.More Oliver Goldsmith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Such dainties to them, their health it might hurt:
It's like sending them ruffles, when wanting a shirt.More Oliver Goldsmith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear well.More Oliver Goldsmith quotes [08/20/2011 11:08:09]
If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales.
More Oliver Goldsmith quotes [08/20/2011 11:08:30]
The first time I read an excellent book, it is to me just as if I had gained a new friend. When I read a book over I have perused before, it resembles the meeting with an old one.More Oliver Goldsmith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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