Oliver Goldsmith Quote
“For he who fights and runs away
May live to fight another day;
But he who is in battle slain
Can never rise and fight again.”
The Art of Poetry on a New Plan (1761), vol. ii. p. 147.
“I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.”
She Stoops to Conquer (EasyRead Super Large 24pt Edition) (2008 edition), ReadHowYouWant.com - ISBN: 9781427083395
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.