【Top 13】Oliver Goldsmith Quotes

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Oliver Goldsmith Quotes
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1.    A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or future.    —   Oliver Goldsmith
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2.    Romance and novel paint beauty in colors more charming than nature, and describe a happiness that humans never taste. How deceptive and destructive are those pictures of consummate bliss!    —   Oliver Goldsmith
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3.    Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other.    —   Oliver Goldsmith
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4.    Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.    —   Oliver Goldsmith
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5.    A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.    —   Oliver Goldsmith
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6.    Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook.    —   Oliver Goldsmith
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7.    As writers become more numerous, it is natural for readers to become more indolent whence must necessarily arise a desire of attaining knowledge with the greatest possible ease.    —   Oliver Goldsmith
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8.    Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain, With grammar, and nonsense, and learning, Good liquor, I stoutly maintain, Gives genius a better discerning.    —   Oliver Goldsmith
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9.    I love everything that’s old, – old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.    —   Oliver Goldsmith
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10.    The company of fools may first make us smile, but in the end we always feel melancholy.    —   Oliver Goldsmith
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11.    Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse.    —   Oliver Goldsmith
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12.    Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.    —   Oliver Goldsmith
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13.    I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear well.    —   Oliver Goldsmith
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