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A modest woman, dressed out in all her finery, is the most tremendous object of the whole creation.
Dress
Oliver Goldsmith

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And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, that one small head could carry all he knew.
Intelligence and Intellectuals
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But in his duty prompt at every call, he watched and wept, he prayed and felt for all.
Duty
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Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same.
Manners
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Crime generally punishes itself.
Crime and Criminals
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Don't let us make imaginary evils, when you know we have so many real ones to encounter.
Morality
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Every absurdity has a champion to defend it; for error is always talkative.
Communication
Oliver Goldsmith

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Fear guides more than gratitude.
Fear
Oliver Goldsmith

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Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry.
Fortune
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Girls like to be played with, and rumpled a little too, sometimes.
Girls
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Good counsel rejected returns to enrich the givers bosom.
Counsel
Oliver Goldsmith

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Honor sinks where commerce long prevails.
Business
Oliver Goldsmith

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I do not love a man who is zealous for nothing.
Zeal
Oliver Goldsmith

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If one wishes to become rich they must appear rich.
Appearance
Oliver Goldsmith

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Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, where wealth accumulates, and men decay.
Wealth
Oliver Goldsmith

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In all the silent manliness of grief.
Grief
Oliver Goldsmith

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It seemed to me pretty plain, that they had more of love than matrimony in them.
Passion
Oliver Goldsmith

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Law grinds the poor, and rich men rule the law.
Law and Lawyers
Oliver Goldsmith

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Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations.
Travel and Tourism
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Like the bee, we should make our industry our amusement.
Work
Oliver Goldsmith

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Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues.
Modesty
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No one but a fool would measure their satisfaction by what the world thinks of it.
Fools and Foolishness
Oliver Goldsmith

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People seek within a short span of life to satisfy a thousand desires, each of which is insatiable.
Desire
Oliver Goldsmith

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People seldom improve when they have no other model, but themselves to copy after.
Example
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Persecution is a tribute the great must always pay for preeminence.
Persecution
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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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