Logan Smith

1865 - 1946

A Quote by Logan Pearsall Smith on aphorisms, clothes, intuition, and words

An aphorism is [that which] drags from obscurity a recognizable intuition by clothing it in words.

Logan Smith (1865 - 1946)

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A Quote by Logan Pearsall Smith on aphorisms and reason

Aphorisms are salted not sugared almonds at Reason's Feast.

Logan Smith (1865 - 1946)

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A Quote by Logan Pearsall Smith on authors, modesty, and vanity

Every author, however modest, keeps a most outrageous vanity chained like a madman in the padded cell of his breast.

Logan Smith (1865 - 1946)

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A Quote by Logan Pearsall Smith on behavior and day

To suppose, as we all suppose, that we could be rich and not behave as the rich behave, is like supposing that we could drink all day and stay sober.

Logan Smith (1865 - 1946)

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A Quote by Logan Pearsall Smith on people

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It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.

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A Quote by Logan Pearsall Smith on people

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What's more enchanting than the voices of young people, when you can't hear what they say?

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A Quote by Logan Pearsall Smith on people and words

There is one thing that matters - to set a chime of words tinkling in the minds of a few fastidious people.

Logan Smith (1865 - 1946)

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A Quote by Logan Pearsall Smith on boasts and needs

We need two kinds of acquaintances, one to complain to, while to the others we boast.

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A Quote by Logan Pearsall Smith on acquaintance and friendship

The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.

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A Quote by Logan Pearsall Smith on love

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A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.

Logan Smith (1865 - 1946)

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