Oliver Goldsmith

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Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith

Every absurdity has a champion to defend it; for error is always talkative.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For he that fights and runs away, may live to fight another day, but he, who is in battle slain, can never rise and fight again.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
People seek within a short span of life to satisfy a thousand desires, each of which is insatiable.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A modest woman, dressed out in all her finery, is the most tremendous object of the whole creation.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Honor sinks where commerce long prevails.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Unequal combinations are always disadvantageous to the weaker side.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The doctor found, when she was dead, her last disorder mortal.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If frugality were established in the state, and if our expenses were laid out to meet needs rather than superfluities of life, there might be fewer wants, and even fewer pleasures, but infinitely more happiness.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The heart of every man lies open to the shafts of correction if the archer can take proper aim.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In all the silent manliness of grief.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
People seldom improve when they have no other model, but themselves to copy after.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When any one of our relations was found to be a person of a very bad character, a troublesome guest, or one we desired to get rid of, upon his leaving my house I ever took care to lend him a riding-coat, or a pair of boots, or sometimes a horse of small value, and I always had the satisfaction of finding he never came back to return them.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Whenever you see a gaming table be sure to know fortune is not there. Rather she is always in the company of industry.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Some faults are so closely allied to qualities that it is difficult to weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The company of fools may first make us smile, but in the end we always feel melancholy.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Fear guides more than gratitude.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No one but a fool would measure their satisfaction by what the world thinks of it.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The English laws punish vice; the Chinese laws do more, they reward virtue.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Law grinds the poor, and rich men rule the law.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The hours that we pass with happy prospects in view are more pleasing than those crowned with success.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The malicious sneer is improperly called laughter.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The loud laugh that spoke the vacant mind.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Who can direct when all pretend to know?More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It seemed to me pretty plain, that they had more of love than matrimony in them.More Oliver Goldsmith [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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