Oliver Goldsmith Quotes (373 quotes)
From James Boswell's Life of Johnson (1791), April 27, 1773.
The traveller: a poem. By Dr. Goldsmith
“Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain, With grammar, and nonsense, and learning, Good liquor, I stoutly maintain, Gives genius a better discerning.”
She Stoops to Conquer: The Mistakes of a Night - a Comedy: Easyread Edition (2008 edition), ReadHowYouWant.com - ISBN: 9781442948556
“People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy after.”
The poetical and prose works of Oliver Goldsmith, with life (1859 edition)
The works of Oliver Goldsmith: comprising his poems, comedies, essays, and Vicar of Wakefield (1856 edition)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsOliver Goldsmith
Born: November 10, 1730
Died: April 4, 1774 (aged 43)
Occupation: Poet, author, playwright, busker
Bio: Oliver Goldsmith was an Anglo-Irish writer and poet, who is best known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield, his pastoral poem The Deserted Village, and his plays The Good-Natur'd Man and She Stoops to Conquer. He also wrote An History of the Earth and Animated Nature.