Oliver Goldsmith Quotes (373 quotes)
“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
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)
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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.