Sydney Smith

1771 - 1845

A Quote by Sydney Smith on society

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Ah, you flavour everything; you are the vanilla of society.

Sydney Smith (1771 - 1845)

Source: Lady Holland's Memoir. Vol. i. P. 262.

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A Quote by Sydney Smith on life

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Life is fortified by many friendships

Sydney Smith (1771 - 1845)

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A Quote by Sydney Smith on books and play

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In the four quarters of the globe, who reads an American book, or goes to an American play, or looks at an American picture or statue?

Sydney Smith (1771 - 1845)

Source: Review of Seybert's Annals of the United States, 1820.

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A Quote by Sydney Smith

The Smiths never had any arms, and have invariably sealed their letters with their thumbs.

Sydney Smith (1771 - 1845)

Source: Lady Holland's Memoir. Vol. i. P. 244.

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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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