If you want to be thought a liar, always tell the truth.
Logan Smith (1865 - 1946)
Contributed by: Zaady
How awful to reflect that what people say of us is true!
Source: Afterthoughts, 1931
Fine writers should split hairs together, and sit side by side, like friendly apes, to pick the fleas from each other's fur.
Source: "Afterthoughts," All Trivia: Trivia, More Trivia, p. 150 (1933).
Don't laugh at youth for his affectations; he is only trying on one face after another to find his own.
Don't let young people tell you their aspirations; when they drop them they will drop you.
Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.
Source: Afterthoughts, "Other People" (1931).
Solvency is entirely a matter of temperament and not of income.
Thank heavens, the sun has gone in, and I don't have to go out and enjoy it.
It is almost worth while to be cheated; people's little frauds have an interest which amply repays what they cost us.
There are few sorrows, however poignant, in which a good income is of no avail.
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