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Oliver Goldsmith's Profile

Brief about Oliver Goldsmith: By info that we know Oliver Goldsmith was born at 1970-01-01. And also Oliver Goldsmith is Irish Poet.

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If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales.

Tags: Fishes, Talk, Whales

Man wants but little here below, nor wants that little long.

Tags: Here, Nor, Wants

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

Tags: Modesty, Seldom, Virtues

On the stage he was natural, simple, affecting, 'Twas only when he was off, he was acting.

Tags: Acting, Off, Simple

Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and not wait till they plunder our very homes.

Tags: Best, Enemy, Wait

Tenderness is a virtue.

Tags: Tenderness, Virtue

The best way to make your audience laugh is to start laughing yourself.

Tags: Best, Laugh, Yourself

The hours we pass with happy prospects in view are more pleasing than those crowded with fruition.

Tags: Happy, Hours, View

The jests of the rich are ever successful.

Tags: Rich, Successful

There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence that we can scarce weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.

Tags: Excellence, Virtue, Weed

They say women and music should never be dated.

Tags: Music, Women

With disadvantages enough to bring him to humility, a Scotsman is one of the proudest things alive.

Tags: Enough, Him, Humility

Write how you want, the critic shall show the world you could have written better.

Tags: Shall, Show, Write

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.

Tags: Become, Greatest, Knowledge

I was ever of the opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up a large family, did more service than he who continued single, and only talked of population.

Tags: Family, Opinion, Single

I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.

Tags: Friends, Love, Old

You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.

Tags: Life, Lips, Preach

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.

Tags: Alone, Future, Great

Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.

Tags: Getting, Success, Time

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

Tags: Husband, Wants, Wife