Logan Smith Quotes

37 Logan Smith quotes:

"A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat"
"Eat with the Rich, but go to the play with the Poor, who are capable of Joy"
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"The indefatigable pursuit of an unattainable perfection, even though it consists in nothing more than the pounding of an old piano, is what alone gives meaning to our life on this unavailing star"
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"What humbugs we are, who pretend to live for Beauty, and never see the Dawn!"
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"There is one thing that matters / to set a chime of words tinkling in the minds of a few fastidious people."
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"The mere process of growing old together will make our slightest acquaintances seem like bosom friends."
"Our names are labels, plainly printed on the bottled essence of our past behavior"
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"The newest books are those that never grow old."
"This nice and subtle happiness of reading, this joy not chilled by age, this polite and unpunished vice, this selfish, serene life-long intoxication"
"How can they say my life is not a success? Have I not for more than sixty years got enough to eat and escaped being eaten?"
"People before the public live an imagined life in the thought of others, and flourish or feel faint as their self outside themselves grows bright or dwindles in that mirror."
"We grow with years more fragile in body, but morally stutter, and can throw off the chill of a bad conscience almost at once."
"People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading."
"Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as outrageously as the world lets them."
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"It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously."
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"Most people sell their souls and live with a good conscience on the proceeds"
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"The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right."
"He who goes against the fashion is himself its slave."
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"Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste."
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"Whiskey has killed more men than bullets, but most men would rather be full of whiskey than bullets. What I like in a good author is not what he says, but what he whispers."

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