Oliver Goldsmith Quotes

Too fond of the right to pursue the expedient.

Oliver Goldsmith

To make a fine, gentleman, several trades are required, but chiefly a barber.

Oliver Goldsmith

Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues.

Oliver Goldsmith

Tenderness is a virtue.

Oliver Goldsmith

Praise in the beginning is agreeable enough, and we receive it as a favor; but when it comes in great quantities, we regard it only as a debt, which nothing but our merit could extort.

Oliver Goldsmith

His conduct still right with his argument wrong.

Oliver Goldsmith

All that a husband or wife really wants is to be pitied a little, praised a little, and appreciated a little

Oliver Goldsmith

Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations.

Oliver Goldsmith

One should not quarrel with a dog without a reason sufficient to vindicate one through all the courts of morality.

Oliver Goldsmith

Where'er I roam, whatever realms to see, My heart untravelled, fondly turns to thee; Still to my brother turns, with ceaseless pain, And drags at each remove a lengthening chain.

Oliver Goldsmith
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