Logan Smith

1865 - 1946

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?

Logan Smith (1865 - 1946)

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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.

Logan Smith (1865 - 1946)

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A Quote by Logan Pearsall Smith on body and conscience

We grow with years more fragile in body, but morally stutter, and can throw off the chill of a bad conscience almost at once.

Logan Smith (1865 - 1946)

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A Quote by Logan Pearsall Smith on people

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The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of their blood.

Logan Smith (1865 - 1946)

Source: All Trivia, "Last Words" (1933).

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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)

Source: adapted from Logan Pearsall Smith

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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 acquaintance and friendship

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

Logan Smith (1865 - 1946)

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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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