28 Mind-Blowing Quotes By Oliver Goldsmith That You Can’t Miss
Novelist, Playwright, Poet
Oliver Goldsmith was an Irish poet, novelist, playwright and dramatist. He started his writing career as a hack writer and did the jobs of reviewing, translating and compiling materials. His extraordinary writing talent reflected in his work and he was soon surrounded by people of the higher class like aristocrats and highly intellectual people. He started off with some minor works and went on to write for a famous magazine. He further came up with ‘The Hermit’, a romantic ballad, which was well received by the masses. This helped him gain economic stability but his notorious spendthrift nature buried him under heavy debts. To clear his debts, he went back to hack writing and translated and edited biographies and verse anthologies. A lot of what he wrote became quite popular as his quotes and is quoted widely. Presenting a compilation of thoughts and quotations by Oliver Goldsmith which have been curated from his plays, dialogues, poems, books, novels and writings.