The best Quotations


When lovely woman stoops to folly, and finds too late that men betray, what charm can soothe her melancholy, what art can wash her guilt away?
- Oliver Goldsmith

Whenever you see a gaming table be sure to know fortune is not there. rather she is always in the company of industry.
- Oliver Goldsmith

Who can direct when all pretend to know?
- Oliver Goldsmith

Wisdom makes a slow defense against trouble, though a sure one in the end.
- Oliver Goldsmith

With disadvantages enough to bring him to humility, a scotsman is one of the proudest things alive.
- Oliver Goldsmith

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

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

You, that are going to be married, think things can never be done too fast: but we that are old, and know what we are about, must elope methodically, madam.
- Oliver Goldsmith


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Quotation The real passion of the twentieth century is servitude. - writer
Quotation One half of the world cannot understand the pleasure of the other. - writer
Quotation There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry. - writer
Quotation The maxim of the British people is ''Business as usual.'' - writer
Quotation We are persons of quality, I assure you, and women of fashion, and come to see and to be seen. - writer
Quotation The mind can weave itself warmly in the cocoon of its own thoughts, and dwell a hermit anywhere. - writer