Oliver Goldsmith Quotes and its meanings

Oliver Goldsmith has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Alone Beauty Friendship Future Great Happiness Home Hope Knowledge Learning Love Nature Smile Strength Success Wedding

Oliver Goldsmith quotes about Hope

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes Index

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What does Oliver Goldsmith write about?

Oliver Goldsmith has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about alone, beauty, friendship, future, great, happiness, home, hope, knowledge, learning, love, nature, smile, strength, success & wedding. People always share Alone quotes, friendship, future, great, happiness, home, hope, knowledge & learning from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by Oliver Goldsmith?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Oliver Goldsmith.

  • 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.
  • 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!
  • Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other.
  • Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.
  • 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.
  • Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook.
  • 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.
  • Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain, With grammar, and nonsense, and learning, Good liquor, I stoutly maintain, Gives genius a better discerning.
  • I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.
  • The company of fools may first make us smile, but in the end we always feel melancholy.