Sydney Smith

1771 - 1845

A Quote by Sydney Smith on day and fate

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Serenely full, the epicure would say, Fate cannot harm me; I have dined to-day.

Sydney Smith (1771 - 1845)

Source: Recipe for Salad. P. 374.

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A Quote by Sydney Smith on mistakes

It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can do only a little. Do what you can.

Sydney Smith (1771 - 1845)

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A Quote by Sydney Smith on emotion and life

Soup and fish explain half the emotions in life.

Sydney Smith (1771 - 1845)

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A Quote by Sydney Smith on death and nature

Let every man be occupied, and occupied in the highest employment of which his nature is capable, and die with the consciousness that he has done his best.

Sydney Smith (1771 - 1845)

Source: Lady Holland's Memoir. Vol. i. P. 130.

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A Quote by Sydney Smith on eternity, friendship, and life

Madam, I have been looking for a person that dislikes gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship.

Sydney Smith (1771 - 1845)

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