Quotes by Irish Poet Oliver Goldsmith


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

Law grinds the poor, and rich men rule the law. Oliver Goldsmith
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The heart of every man lies open to the shafts of correction if the archer can take proper aim. Oliver Goldsmith

Tenderness is a virtue. Oliver Goldsmith

The mind is ever ingenious in making its own distress. Oliver Goldsmith

Good counsel rejected returns to enrich the givers bosom. Oliver Goldsmith

If one wishes to become rich they must appear rich. Oliver Goldsmith

People seldom improve when they have no other model, but themselves to copy after. Oliver Goldsmith

Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same. Oliver Goldsmith

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

Fear guides more than gratitude. Oliver Goldsmith

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

The life of man is a journey; a journey that must be traveled, however bad the roads or the accommodation. Oliver Goldsmith

Every absurdity has a champion to defend it; for error is always talkative. Oliver Goldsmith

When a person has no need to borrow they find multitudes willing to lend. Oliver Goldsmith

No one but a fool would measure their satisfaction by what the world thinks of it. Oliver Goldsmith

Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves. Oliver Goldsmith

Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other. Oliver Goldsmith

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

There is no arguing with him, for if his pistol misses fire, he knocks you down with the butt end of it. Oliver Goldsmith


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