Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith

English writer
And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep, A shade that follows wealth or fame, And leaves the wretch to weep?More Oliver Goldsmith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And, e'en while fashion's brightest arts decoy,
The heart, distrusting, asks if this be joy.More Oliver Goldsmith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have spent my life laboriously doing nothing.
[Lat., Vitam perdidi laboricose agendo.]More Oliver Goldsmith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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]
Is it that Nature, attentive to the preservation of mankind, increases our wishes to live, while she lessens our enjoyments, and as she robs the senses of every pleasure, equips imag-ination in the spoil?More Oliver Goldsmith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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