Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes
Brief author info: Logan Pearsall Smith (1865-1946) American-born English man of letters.
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Don't tell your friends their social faults; they will cure the fault and never forgive you.
There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
Give me a bed and a book and I am happy.
People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
When elderly invalids meet with fellow-victims of their own ailments, then at last real conversation begins, and life is delicious.
What pursuit is more elegant than that of collecting the ignominies of our nature and transfixing them for show, each on the bright pin of a polished phrase?
A best-seller is the gilded tomb of a mediocre talent.
One can be bored until boredom becomes the most sublime of all emotions.
Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave just as outrageously as the world will let them.
All our affirmations are mere matters of chronology; and even our bad taste is nothing more than the bad taste of the age we live in.
Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.
Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Count your age by friends, not years Count your life by smiles, not tears.